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UN says apprehended Sudan intel officer after attack near Abyei

UN peacekeepers in the disputed region of Abyei along the border of Sudan and South Sudan apprehended someone claiming to be a Sudanese intelligence officer after a deadly attack last month, the UN chief said in a new report.

South Sudan troops in disputed Abyei threaten peace: Bashir aide

A top aide to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir says the presence of South Sudanese troops in the disputed border area of Abyei threatens peace less than three years after the two countries split.

South Sudan `repels Sudan attack before talks`

South Sudan and Sudan are to resume negotiations over oil wealth sharing and defining their shared border.

UN council calls for Sudan agreement

The UNSC unanimously adopted a resolution demanding the finalisation of a jointly-run administration and police force for Abyei.

South Sudan to get anti-aircraft missiles

South Sudan`s independence has failed to resolve all issues with its northern neighbour Sudan.

US draft requests 4,200 Ethiopia troops for Abyei

The US is "gravely concerned about the humanitarian situation in Southern Kordofan".

UN throws full military weight into Abyei force

The UN wants to send 4,000 Ethiopian
troops to the disputed
Sudanese region of Abyei.

Sudan sides agree to demilitarize Abyei

Khartoum has conditionally agreed
to withdraw its troops from the disputed Abyei district.

Sudan rivals to meet on flashpoint Abyei region

South Sudan`s vice president
flew to Khartoum on Saturday on a mission to "ease tensions" over
Abyei, one week after northern troops overran the contested
border region, a southern official said.

North and south Sudan to start Abyei talks

Abyei was a major battleground in Sudan`s last civil war and has symbolic importance for both sides.

Khartoum says `open` to negotiations on Abyei

Khartoum`s chief negotiator said the northern govt was "open" to talks with south Sudan.

US says Sudan move into Abyei was premeditated

Both the north & south claim Abyei, a fertile region located near oil fields.

South Sudan`s Kiir vows `no return to war` over Abyei

Salva Kiir called directly on President Omar al-Bashir to withdraw troops.

‘At least 197 troops killed, missing in Abyei attack’

Sudan is witnessing one of the bloodiest clashes since the end of civil war.

Sudan`s army says disputed Abyei a `northern town`

Sudan`s flashpoint Abyei area is a `northern town,` the north`s occupying army has said.

Thousands flee as Sudan army seizes flashpoint town

The UN said northern army deployed 15 tanks alone in one area in Abyei town.

Sudan Army says it was attacked in border hotspot

Sudan`s Army says rival southern forces have attacked its troops.

Khartoum warns of new Abyei flare-up

The government of Sudan`s south has accused Khartoum of plotting its ouster.

Clashes in Sudan`s Abyei kill at least eight

Clashes between Misseriya Arabs
and Ngok Dinka killed at least 8.

Head of Sudan`s Abyei rejects US compromise call

Residents of oil-producing Abyei were promised a referendum on whether to join northern or southern Sudan as part of a 2005 peace deal that ended decades of north-south civil war.