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Thursday 5 October 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Sudan Conflict

This year
Sudan violence rages as paramilitaries deny Darfur war crimes
Air strikes have pummelled the capital Khartoum.
Sudan mediation to resume in Saudi Arabia as war enters fourth month
For three months, barely a day has passed for residents of the capital Khartoum without their homes shaking from constant air strikes, artillery blasts and gun battles.
Fighting rocks Sudanese capital again as disease threatens those displaced by the conflict
2.2 million have been forced from their homes inside the country.
Fighting in Sudan resumes immediately after end of latest ceasefire
The ceasefire brought a brief respite to the millions of civilians who have been trapped by the fighting in greater Khartoum.
180 bodies buried without identification in Sudan as blasts rock Khartoum again
Civilians reported escalated fighting after the army quit ceasefire talks on Wednesday.
Fighting worsens in Sudan despite US sanctions
Witnesses reported artillery fire in eastern Khartoum and in Omdurman, just across the Nile.
Clashes and air-strikes reported in Sudan minutes after one-week ceasefire officially begins
There had been an absence of signals on the ground that fighters intended to honour the truce as gunfire and explosions still rocked Khartoum today.
'I couldn't reach my kids for five days': Ireland-based doctor describes outbreak of war in Sudan
“Some people were praying, some people were crying.”
Department of Foreign Affairs in contact with Irish citizens in Sudan, says Tánaiste
Ships carrying civilians from 11 different countries landed in the Saudi port of Jeddah today.
Concern and Goal suspend aid activity in Sudan as NGOs struggle to cope with ongoing violence
“If it continues like this, I don’t know what the consequences will be. It will be terrible.”
Explainer: Why has violence broken out in Sudan and what might happen next?
Two opposing factions have taken over key sites in Sudan – but what’s at the root of the conflict?