22 April 2008-- In a briefing to the UN Security Council on the situation in Darfur, the UN / AU Joint Special Representative, Rodolphe Adada, appealed to member states to redouble efforts to assist the Mission overcome the logistical and political obstacles it currently faces, stressing that Cou
El Fasher, 27 April 2008 --- UNAMID is deeply shocked and profoundly disturbed by the cold-blooded murder of Mohammed Makki El Rasheed, a truck driver working for United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday 21 April 2008. The perpetrators killed Mr.
10 May 2008 –United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today voiced grave concern over the fighting spurred by attacks by the rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) forces that has broken out on the outskirts of the Sudanese capital Khartoum.
9 May 2008 –Speaking out against the recent stepped up violence between the Sudanese Government’s forces and a rebel group, the United Nations and African Union (AU) envoys spearheading efforts to reach a durable political settlement in the war-ravaged Darfur region today underscored the civilian
23 May 2008 -- On 21 May, four UNAMID peacekeepers were ambushed by a group of 60 men armed with semi-automatic weapons on the outskirts of El Geneina. The UNAMID personnel were not hurt, but their effects and weapons were forcefully stolen.
22 May 2008 – A Nigerian battalion serving with the hybrid United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has been ambushed by dozens of men armed with machine guns, rifles and rocket-propelled grenades, the mission reported today.
14 May 2008 – The Darfur conflict could lapse soon into another major cycle of violence and large-scale human displacement unless the parties retreat from their recent state of confrontation, the top United Nations peacekeeping official told the Security Council today.
13 May 2008 –The Security Council today deplored the weekend attacks by a Darfurian rebel group against the Sudanese Government on the outskirts of the country’s capital, Khartoum, but urged restraint from all sides and warned that no retaliatory action should be taken against civilians.