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Sudan warns rebels against attempting to attack Khartoum


May 12, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan said today that rebels from the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) will face "disastrous consequences" if they dared to launch an attack on the capital city of Khartoum.

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Undated photo released by the SPLM-N showing commanders from the Sudan People Liberation Movement-North at an undisclosed location

“[They] won’t be able to attack Khartoum, however, if they dared to do so, their fate would be much worse than Khalil [leader of Darfur Justice and Equality Movement]” the national parliament speaker Ahmed Ibrahim Al-Tahir said in a meeting with the media yesterday.

In 2008 Darfur rebels from the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) launched a surprise attack on Omdurman, on the West of the Nile from Sudan’s capital Khartoum. It was repulsed but caused shock waves throughout the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF).

Al-Tahir lambasted the opposition parties and described their stances regarding the SRF’s recent attack on Um Rawaba and Abu Kershola in north and south Kordofan states as “misty” and accused them of secretly sympathising with the SRF with the hope that they can manage to overthrow the regime.

"The opposition parties want to topple the regime by all means, be it demonstrations, force, or the SRF”, he said.

The speaker also accused Israel and the United States of supporting the SRF to execute a plan which aims at destabilising Sudan’s western region and other parts of the country.

He urged media outlets to support the army saying that SRF avoids direct confrontation and seeks instead to exhaust the army by launching small military operations.

Al-Tahir further said that there must be no negotiations with Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), considering resumption of negotiations at present time a "defeat" for the army.


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  • 13 May 2013 09:32, by Kedo

    Don’t waste your time talking politics. See how a Sudanese poor woman became a millionaire just by buying and selling accidented cars, Very interesting idea. Go to (ACCIDENTEDCARS.COM) to see the various methods and companies she was using(ACCIDENTEDCARS.COM). A simple idea but who knew it before? WAKE UP AFRICANS. Don’t waste your time talking politics.(ACCIDENTEDCARS.COM)

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    • 13 May 2013 10:21, by Robot

      Shock waves of mighty SRF can now be felt, instead Mr. speaker you could have called for peaceful resolution to the problem instead of throwing empty threats, it was evidence when they last did it and they can do it more disastrously this time... pliz advocate peaceful initiatives to this problem not forming paramilitary or mobilizing jihadists, IT WON’T HELP!!!!.

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      • 13 May 2013 14:38, by Force 1

        Khartoum should stop lying that rebels will regret when they attack Khartoum; if Khartoum had that power to neutralize rebels when they attack Khartoum; then why is Khartoum only option was to support rebels in South Sudan with intention for South Sudan to help them stop their own rebels in their own country? How idiotic to always depend on an empty scare tactics!

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    • 13 May 2013 11:37, by Jalaby

      Breaking News ..
      David Yau Yau and his brave fighters announced that Pibor city has fallen under their control ...
      What a great news..

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      • 13 May 2013 12:35, by South South

        We are talking about attacking Khartoum by SPLM/N. This is really getting very interesting and I can’t to see fake Arabs dying.

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      • 13 May 2013 13:13, by Runrach

        @ Fuckin Jalaba, stop spreading lies. You dare for SS govt. downfalling but day dreaming will never hit its nails on the head as you evilly wishes. Although your diehard and blood thirty uncle Umahar Hassan Al Gelif is behind him. Never ! Never ! take Pibor.

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      • 13 May 2013 14:36, by Force 1

        Jalaby, even if your own news is true; will that help you prevent your own rebels’ advancement to Khartoum?

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      • 14 May 2013 09:22, by Panthou

        @ Jalaby, show me the picture of Mr. Al Hilu that you posted last week, as he was dead? Go to hell now! Khartoum is in threat now, believe it or not! Stop propagation about Pibor! Yau Yau forces are still running now in SPLA hands. Follow the news carefully! Sudan has left with no more choices now. Mr. Abdel Aziz have no room for you this time! Good luck to be refugees in Egypt soon!

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      • 14 May 2013 14:05, by Majongdit

        You don’t have what is called ’fadiya’?
        You can never convince even a small kid. Look, I told you many times that in this forum you are touching shoulder who know much more than you think. In all your attempt to fool us you just end up fooling yourself. We know what you are up to: BLACK CHEAP MEDIA PROPAGANDA! Shame on you!

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    • 13 May 2013 22:08, by Dinkawarrior

      Mr. Kedo
      Khartoum is under heavy attacks, said by SRF reporter in under-closed location. Go to their website at. WWW.SRF.com/SPLM/N
      This is a interesting news I have ever had, thank to SRF for theirs effort.

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    • 14 May 2013 00:01, by Jubawe

      are you mad, something wrong with your brain, you cares about your stupid comment posting to every artical, do not post you shit again, she not the first lady to be millionary, there’s thousand all over world even somalian

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  • 13 May 2013 10:56, by Giirakeendit

    congratulations to SRF for that concrete plan of attacking damn Sudan capital Khartoum.
    keep it up!!!!!!!
    Israel and United Nations are innocent.
    Giir Akeendit

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    • 13 May 2013 11:33, by Monydit

      Let that Speaker talk like he is in the River IHad this morning SRF are El Obied preaparing to much today or tomorrow in the Midle Night whil they are taken away the Alive of that JEM Spiter Groups which Lead by Omer Bashar died on sunday durning the Attack make by Jem Figher so khartuom will be in fire with in this two days to came .

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  • 13 May 2013 11:32, by Arem Odhiambo

    Nonsense, nothing worse more than the death of CDR Khalil so mind your business and do whatever you thing to do, the great regime will continue with it normal activities of toppling Khartoum Gov.

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  • 13 May 2013 16:55, by andylisa
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  • 13 May 2013 18:28, by BM Bol

    BREAKING NEWS :Today Three hours ago the second big force of NCP near Abu kurshola has been destroyed by the SRF forces !!!. the NCP forces are off balance.this is a serious development they dont have ready force now .

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    • 14 May 2013 00:08, by Jubawe

      BREAKING NEWS: Khartoum shutdown their internation Sudan satellite TV Channel almost aweek now is not working due to the SPLA planning to attack Khartoum, so Sudan is getting serious deep, Bashir is going to die with heart attack soon.

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