EL FASHER, 14 July 2008: The joint African Union – UN peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) today vowed to maintain its operations in the region and continue implementing its mandate, as non-essential staff prepared to relocate due to the recent deteriorating security situation across Darfur.
12 July 2008, El Fasher/North Darfur State – In a solemn funeral ceremony, the African Union-United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) honoured the seven peacekeepers, who lost their lives during the deadly ambush on a UNAMID patrol in North Darfur, on 8 July.
16 July 2008 -- The Security Council adopted a presidential statement condemning last week’s killings, calling it an “unacceptable act of extreme violence” and noting it is the worst attack on the mission since it began at the start of the year.
16 July 2008 – A peacekeeper serving with the joint African Union-United Nations force in Darfur (UNAMID) was killed today while on patrol in the strife-torn region, just one week after seven blue helmets with the mission were slain.
15 July 2008 –The two United Nations peacekeeping missions in Sudan have reported that the situation there is calm, following yesterday’s announcement by the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) that he is seeking an indictment against President Omar Al-Bashir for war crimes commi
21 July 2008 -- "With the world fixated on recent events at the International Criminal Court and how they will affect the situation in Sudan, it is important to remember what is happening in Darfur today," said UNAMID Force Commander, General Martin Luther Agwai, in an op-ed in the Mail & Gua