Alahednews Alahednews South Sudan Lifts Siege on Ex-Military Chief’s House South Sudan withdrew troops and armored vehicles surrounding the former army chief’s house EU Vows Aid for Sudan for ’As Long as It Takes’ Even as global donors reduce their aid offerings to war-torn Sudan, the European Union vowed to provide the African country with humanitarian assistan US Sanctions Senior S Sudan Officials The United States slapped sanctions Wednesday of three senior South Sudan officials accused of fomenting and profiting from the four-year civil war in Sudan Sends More Troops to Boost Saudi-Led War in Yemen A new group of Sudanese forces has been deployed to help the US-backed Saudi-led coalition’s war in Yemen. UN Urges South Sudan to End Fighting, Give Peace Process ’Better Chance’ UN: The conflict in S Sudan has to end in order to give the peace process there ’a better chance of success.’ UN: South Sudan Militants Seize 8 Foreign, Local Workers The United Nations says unknown gunmen seized eight foreign and local contractors outside a civilian protection site in South Sudan’s capital befor South Sudan War Leaves 1 Million Children Refugees More than 1 million children fled South Sudan’s civil war, two United Nations agencies said Monday, part of the world’s fastest growing refugee cris South Sudan Welcomes the Arrival of 1st Batch of Regional Protection Force The South Sudanese government on Sunday welcomed the arrival of the first batch of the regional protection force. South Sudan Army Minimizes Calls to Pull Troops of Out Juba The South Sudanese army [SPLA] attached little importance to calls by civil society groups to withdraw troops currently deployed in the streets of the Another S Sudan Official Resigns, Alleging Graft, Bias A senior officer in South Sudan’s army resigned alleging corruption and a military fractured along ethnic lines. UN: S Sudan Fighting Reaches ’Worrying Proportions’ Fighting between government and opposition forces in South Sudan reached ’worrying proportions’ Sudan Frees 20 Opposition Members after Protest Call Sudan freed 20 political opponents detained since last month after they called for protests against rising fuel prices, their parties said Monday. UN Chief Warns of Imminent Genocide in South Sudan UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned about an imminent genocide in South Sudan. Sudan’s Bashir Vows to Crush Opposition Protests Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir vowed to brutally crush anti-regime protests. South Sudan Conflict: UN Warns of «Ethnic Cleansing» UNCHR warned about ethnic cleansing in South Sudan. S Sudan Agrees on Peacekeeping Force Deployment South Sudan’s government finally agreed to the deployment of a new regional force mandated by the United Nations Security Council [UNSC] to the count Sudan Students March Defying Crackdown Around 300 Sudanese students and schoolchildren marched in the capital Khartoum on Thursday, defying government efforts to quell persistent protests a S Sudan Conflict: Ex-VP Machar «Has No Role» in Politics South Sudan’s sacked Vice-President Riek Machar no longer has a role to play as a political leader in the country, the presidency said. S Sudan Conflict: Exiled Machar Vows to Return Home South Sudan’s sacked Vice-President Riek Machar vowed to return. 56 Rebels Killed in S Sudan Weekend Fighting At least 56 rebels and four government soldiers were killed over the weekend as heavy clashes erupted in northeastern South Sudan, an army spokesman s AI Accuses Sudan of Deadly Darfur Chemical Attacks Rights group Amnesty International Thursday accused Sudanese government forces of killing scores of civilians, including many children, in suspected c «Israel’s» Role in S Sudan under Scrutiny amid Violence Escalating violence in South Sudan is casting a light on ’Israel’s’ murky involvement in that conflict. UN Evacuates 300 S Sudan Opposition Members to DR Congo The United Nations announced that its peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of the Congo evacuated nearly 300 supporters of South Sudan’s opp S Sudan Hunts Activists after UN Security Council Visit Civil society activists who met with UN Security Council diplomats during last week’s visit to South Sudan are fleeing a government crackdown. Sudan to Declare ’End to Darfur Conflict’ Sudan was poised to declare an end to 13 years of conflict in Darfur Wednesday despite deadlock in African Union-brokered peace talks and persistent f