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Darfur: Region of Sudan
Darfur is a region in western Sudan. Dar is an Arabic word meaning home of - the region was named Dardaju while ruled by the Daju, who migrated from Meroë c. 350 AD, and it was then renamed Dartunjur when the Tunjur ruled the area. Darfur was an independent sultanate for several hundred years, incorporated into Sudan by Anglo-Egyptian forces in 1916. The region is divided into five federal states: Central Darfur, East Darfur, North Darfur, South Darfur and West Darfur. Because of the war in Darfur between Sudanese government forces and the indigenous population, the region has been in a state of humanitarian emergency since 2003.


Darfur justice could prove elusive despite al-Bashir's fall

darfur justice could prove elusive despite al-bashir's fall
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, driven from power and now languishing in a prison where his opponents were once jailed and tortured, is more vulnerable than ever to a..
WorldNews - Published

Fourteen killed in clashes in displacement camp in Sudan’s Darfur

Fourteen people were killed in clashes in a displacement camp in Sudan’s Darfur on Saturday, Sudan news agency (SUNA) reported on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Darfur

Sudan's protests claim more top-level scalps [Video]Sudan's protests claim more top-level scalps

Sudan has its third leader in as many days. Military interim leader Abdel Fattah al-Burhan Abdelrahman has promised protesters they'll soon have a civilian government after three decades of autocratic..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:10Published

Sudan's President Bashir Forced To Step Down Following Widespread Protests [Video]Sudan's President Bashir Forced To Step Down Following Widespread Protests

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, Sudanese President Omar Hassan Bashir was forced to step down by the military following widespread protests. Sources reportedly claimed that Bashir, who..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

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