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Boy allegedly killed in air raid on Kiir Adem, Northern Bahr el Ghazal (Photo: Deng Garang, The USA Media Team)


The Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) have used their monopoly on air power in the Darfur conflict since 2003 and while fighting rebels in Blue Nile and South Kordofan since 2011.

South Sudan

Sudan has also been accused of bombing its neighbour South Sudan, by Juba and the UN Mission in South Sudan. Khartoum has always denied the charge, saying it has only bombed rebel positions within its own territory.




Al Jazeera English | Interview: Sudan and South Sudan conflict | 14 April 2012

Al Jazeera talks to Colonel Alsawarmi Khalid Saad, the Sudan military spokesman, about the latest on the conflict in the town of Heglig.

Al Jazeera English | Nazanine Moshiri with latest updates on the Sudan’s conflict | 14 April 2012

South Sudan says its northern Unity State is being hit by sustained Sudanese air attacks. Sudan previously maintained it is not attacking civilian areas in the South.

Al Jazeera English | Sudan army advances on disputed oil town | 13 April 2012

The Sudanese army says it is advancing on the town of Heglig, days after the South Sudanese army captured it.

Al Jazeera English | UN alarm over Sudan-South Sudan clashes | 12 April 2012

Sudanese warplanes have launched an attack on a major South Sudanese town, bombing the capital of the oil-producing Unity border state, according to South Sudan officials. Al Jazeera’s Nazanine Moshiri explains:

Al Jazeera English | Sudanese jets attack oil pipeline | 5 April 2012

Al Jazeera crew forced to take cover, as South Sudan claims to have shot down one of planes which carried out raid. Al Jazeera’s Nazanine Moshiri reports from on the Sudan-South Sudan border.


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