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Sudan army in fresh clashes with SPLA and rebels in Darfur and South Kordofan


April 17, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) has repelled an attack by South Sudan’s army today in al-Meram locality in South Kordofan state, a local official said.

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This photo of Sunday, April 15, 2012, shows a soldier from the Darfuri rebel group Justice and Equality Movement at a South Sudanese position in Heglig (AP)

The al-Meram mayor Colonel Fathi Abdullah Arabi told the government-sponsored Sudanese Media Center (SMC) website that the assault targeted an SAF brigade in Bahr al-Arab region which lies 62 kilometers south of al-Meram town.

Arabi said that the SPLA wants to disperse SAF efforts in trying to liberate the oil-rich Heglig region occupied by South Sudan last week. He claimed that they inflicted heavy losses on the assailants that are still being counted.

The mayor called it a violation of borders and promises made by South Sudan in the agreements signed and vowed a “double response” to rebellion in his area.

In South Darfur, the deputy governor Abdel-Kareem Moussa said that Darfur rebels the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) attacked the Sispan area in Katila locality, which borders South Sudan.

The mayor of Katila said that JEM destroyed a communication tower and seized fuel supplies. He disclosed that Goghana area was also attacked and killed one cattle herder while injuring another. He added that livestock also perished in the aftermath of the attack.

The Sudan Liberation Movement led by Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM) issued a statement today claiming that it took control of Um Dafoug in South Darfur. The rebel group said that it seized large amount of weapons and ammunition while killing and injuring many SAF soldiers and taking many prisoners.

“SLM-MM destroyed all military presence for forces of the [ruling] National Congress Party and its militias in the area”.

But the Sudanese information minister and government spokesman Ahmed al-Tayeb denied that the area fell to SLM-MM saying that they left the area after the attack.


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  • 18 April 2012 07:38, by Eastern

    SAF will be drawn thin trying to fight in many fronts. The days of Al Bashir in power are numbered.Arabstocks will begin fleeing to the Gulf states soon as they did during the 21 year war with the South. SPLA oyee! GEM hurrah!!

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    • 18 April 2012 07:47, by zulu

      Yes, this is very news for the rebel forces who do not adhere to NCP’s lunacy and illfated policy of amassing wealth at the expense of non arab groups in the Sudan. Kill them and dispurse them, JEM, SLA and SPLA-N

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      • 18 April 2012 09:51, by Chok Deng

        Where are the warmongers of NCP?,war is now in every corner of Sudan.Where is Al-Tayyib Mustafa and his groups,they have been singing the song of war,they should not hide their heads in the sand.You brought disasters to Sudanese people.

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    • 18 April 2012 07:49, by zulu

      Yes, this is very news for the rebel forces who do not adhere to NCP’s lunacy and illfated policy of amassing wealth at the expense of non arab groups in the Sudan. Kill them and dispurse them, JEM, SLA and SPLA-N
      SAF will deny anthing even if caught red-handed, they will say that hand belongs to somebody else, even if it is chopped off, they will deny

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    • 18 April 2012 08:32, by Oduko

      As long SPLA generals are lack of military skills, plans, and lack of weapeon, Air force and lack of communicatins as we already cut off air SSTV and other communications and than they will be crash.....We are still reviewing on how to clear them out of juba which is believe to be our army forc Strong hold. After all Sudan will again be rule by one Islamic law and our economic will arise.

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      • 18 April 2012 08:39, by Msudi

        Sorry son of slave, Khartoum does not control south sudan airways.
        Our internet domain is functional and different from your alqaeda domain.
        ’Aluta continua’

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      • 18 April 2012 16:29, by Madit

        ODUKO, were are you now in think you are in Middle East if you near, just wait and see the results of next attack we will control Khartoum like what we did in Heglig, fuck you son of bitch

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      • 18 April 2012 17:19, by Don P

        I advice you to tell your Jalaba friends in Khartoum to get there passports ready.

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    • 18 April 2012 08:59, by Ker.

      job well done SPLA!!!!

      today we ar raising our head higher for the victory
      plz our last destination of today could be Magadim and MUGLAD AS WELL

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    • 19 April 2012 01:35, by zulu

      BREAKING NEWS. the convey that was suppose to recapture Pan Thou has been destroyed my the SPLA force this evening Sudan time. the covey was coming in three front but our people Commando) dislodged them in 23 miles garrison before the move and our people are now in the area. more info will follow tomorrow.

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  • 18 April 2012 07:40, by LL Reuben

    The name of the game is hitting from all sides of the cylinder. Khartoum will understand this new language very soon. God bless South Sudan and all the marginalized Sudanese.

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    • 18 April 2012 09:00, by Dinka Aliap Chawul


      Go away with your lunacy.SPLA has not yet been order to take Warayat that u so called Meram by its commands,Sudanese will never even reach Awiel or Bentiu the bordering towns till Jesus comeback leave Juba,or invites problems urslv by sayin d@ u repulses SPLA,the south’s army is deployed heavily in that side but u dont know.die wiz ur Allah the prison officer

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  • 18 April 2012 07:40, by lick


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  • 18 April 2012 07:52, by lick

    they say they are still counting when will they finish counting. stop deceiving and cheating layerpersons in Khartoum in order to be pleased with your stupid lies.

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  • 18 April 2012 07:58, by Anti Terrorists

    White lies.........Khartoum never says truth in its governance and wars.

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  • 18 April 2012 08:09, by morogot batal

    a very big lie that the vehicle of JEM.had been photographed in the position of south sudan higlig (panthou).
    - the only truth that is beneficial in the statement is the confession of higlig being south sudan position.
    - i am now in higlig and since we captured it, no any sudan rebels i have seen them here with my necked eyes.
    - nothing shall bring sudan rebels in higlig itis south sudan battle.....

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    • 18 April 2012 22:09, by future president(troublemaker)

      AP Photo/Michael Onyiego never lie so jem is present in the area.intact S-Sudan is using N-Sudan rebel and N-Sudan is using S-Sudan rebel.

      N-Sudan fail to regain control higlig so he is trying to find support from some countries(arab and wrong african)so having rebels in our side is not enough so we need support from uganda....


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  • 18 April 2012 08:11, by Alfredo christiani

    Dear readers
    Things fall parts on Bashir side better for him to run away right away from now rather than to wait in Khartoum to be slaughter like former president of Libya. SAF won’t confront (4) frontlines at once.
    Think twice Omer.

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  • 18 April 2012 09:03, by Madina Tonj

    It is time for NCP and Omar al Bashir to get out in Sudan. Regime change is possible in Khartoum and Oppositions leaders will take over leadership in North Sudan because the so call NCP have failed to make diversity with different tribes in Sudan

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  • 18 April 2012 09:52, by Smith

    Meram or war Achol has been overran by SPLA and heading to Magadim and Muglad as we speak......South Darfur is also under an intensive firepower by the JEM and SLA- MM....SLA Abdelwaeed is expected to strike on any SAF out force today too....Bashir and his criminals in Khartoum should immediately seek refugee in Niger since they were invited by the president last week to lodge there 4 free

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    • 18 April 2012 10:12, by Msudi

      You made laugh brother, I like the way put your arguments to these stupid jalaba.
      The president of Niger is another despot, his country is ravaged by hunger and civil strife, he came to kahrtoum to ask for money in name islam but unfortunately panthou was captured the same day by RSS.
      This same guy that sheltered the son of Gadaffi and the Tauregs rebels
      South sudanese people are stupid

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  • 18 April 2012 09:58, by E. Defense Forces

    UN told Sudans are locked in logic of war

    Army spokesman for southern Sudan comments

    Edward Lino says Sudanese President an idiot and a criminal, his deputy, punk and stupid

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  • 18 April 2012 10:42, by Deng

    SPLA oyeeeeeee!!!!

    Check out these SAF dead bodies

    Vultures are impatiently waiting for SPLA forces to leave!!!!

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  • 18 April 2012 10:59, by Tahrir Brown

    What can I say! All is that, every dog has its day & everything has its beginning & end, hope that’s the sign of fall to Bashir regime if the three targeted (groups) enemies of Bashir join hands to pursue their aim.

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  • 18 April 2012 11:13, by Emmanuel Ajang Solomon

    Sudan, I think you need to give your self time and study the situation of what is really happening to you at the moment,how can you start another war in different areas???

    I think both Rebels and SPLA will have upper hand in all this situation and the best thing to do is go away before you be come like Gadaffi Mr. Bashier take my word in this matter or else others will tell me how did you predict

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  • 18 April 2012 11:23, by Hitler

    Arabs are notorious for denials. Even if you bang them with your penis sticking right into their stinking ass while on camera, they will still deny this. Who are you folling around. why do you abandone an army garison in the first place? No logic from sudanese officals. Look their ass has been fucked from that place. stop lying.

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  • 18 April 2012 11:42, by pabaak

    Now you can sense the glorious days of Banki and Treruka, and three kingdoms who manage the affairs of Sudan for generations are coming to life, kingdom of devil is collapsing,and with third year anniversary of entrance of late hero Dr. AL- Kalil into Khartoum, we expect less than another entrance not from JEM alone this time but all SRF to mark the end of one era and start of another era

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    • 18 April 2012 12:30, by Ming Dhal

      SAF should bear in mind their days are numbered what every fall you create there is time to reveal and the time is near you better shut that dirty mouth off

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  • 18 April 2012 15:50, by Deng Lado

    The National Congress’s (National Islamic Front 2) war ship is about to sink. Late Bob Marley said “ ------you can deceive people sometime but you cannot deceived people all the time” The people are beginning to realised that it is the NCP warmongers who is returning Sudan to death and destruction Sudan – both South and North . Their plans to reoccupy South Sudan has now been exposed and is bel

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  • 18 April 2012 17:26, by BM Bol

    Folks, this is one of another blunt lies NCP is trying to sell to the public to gain sympathy. The so-called Bhar al Arab is the Kiir River locally known as Kiir-kou which lies in the South Abyei. They making it sound as if the river is deep inside Sudan.

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  • 18 April 2012 17:31, by Smith

    in a Month or two, Bashir will say, I was a president of Sudan sometimes back like his dead mate Sadam Hussein who hid himself in a spider hole in Kirkuk.....Bashir will hole up in Shendi soon and you must believed this....the wave of force battling SAF is a real Tsunami unbeatable by any force on earth here. Boys are running like if there is no death but determined to dislodge criminals in Kharto

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  • 18 April 2012 19:53, by James Maker Akok

    Hi North Sudan, you need to make peace with South Sudan before South Sudan become power with power weapons and power warplanes like Israel. If you don’t make peace with South Sudan now south Sudan will be like Israel and North Sudan will be like palestine which mean North Sudan will be in trouble.

    I’m Southern Sudanese American Citizen here in USA.

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  • 18 April 2012 23:50, by Smith

    SAF have lost their underwear’s near Heglig and have left all their tanks in good conditions and SPLA is celebrating while chasing the flee forces to the North. Omar Bashir Statement today is proven a lie to the Muhajideen crowds......SPLA Oyeeeeeei...Advance to Muglad and El obeid on motion to happen.......

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    • 19 April 2012 00:18, by allan

      To oduko we southerness we talk to hommeo sexuall like u and ur persident albashir that why he doesnt have a kid because he is gay , u guys can go fuck each another there no one care

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