7 October 2008 – A group of peacekeepers serving with the joint United Nations-African Union operation in Darfur were ambushed yesterday afternoon while on patrol.
7 October 2008 – The “severely stretched” United Nations-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur, which has struggled to find enough countries willing to supply troops and equipment, should now reach two-thirds of its full deployment by the end of this year, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said
7 October 2008 -- The Secretary-General strongly condemns yesterday’s attack by a group of about 40 to 60 armed men on a convoy of UNAMID (African Union/United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur) troops on a route assessment patrol from Nyala to Khor Abeche.
9 October 2008 The Governor of North Darfur State, Osman Mohamad Yusuf Kibir, reiterated his Government’s commitment to all agreements concluded with UNAMID, the African Union - United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur, adding that his State Government has provided the latter with all possible
10 October 2008 -- United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Alain Le Roy, left El-Fasher this morning for El-Geinena, West Darfur, on the second-leg of his trip in Darfur. He is expected to proceed to Nyala, South Darfur, later this afternoon.
12 October 2008 - A contingent of 130 officers from the Indonesian Formed Police Unit (FPU) arrived in El Fasher today, aboard a special UN flight from Jakarta, at the start of a one-year tour of duty with the African Union - United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID).
12 October 2008 -- United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Alain Le Roy held a series of meetings with Government of Sudan officials in Khartoum today including Foreign Minister Deng Alor, Presidential Assistant Dr.