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August 19, 1988 | Reuters
Government troops killed 453 rebels of the Sudan People's Liberation Army when they stormed a guerilla camp in the south, the armed forces' newspaper reported Thursday. It did not say when the action took place.
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July 30, 1987 | From Reuters
Two Roman Catholic Jesuit priests abducted in Sudan earlier this month by kidnapers claiming to be members of the Sudan People's Liberation Army have been freed, a Jesuit official in Rome said Wednesday.
NEWS
March 17, 1987
Rebels of the Sudan People's Liberation Army destroyed a steamer on the Nile River and occupied a logging settlement in southern Sudan last week, the rebels' radio station said Monday.
WORLD
May 14, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
The two main rebel groups from Sudan's Darfur region said they were willing to resume peace talks. The Sudan Liberation Army and the Justice and Equality Movement said in a statement that they wanted to resume talks "as soon as possible ... without preconditions." No date has been set for the talks. The two groups took up arms in 2003, accusing the government of neglect and discrimination against non-Arabs.
WORLD
April 18, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
A Sudanese rebel group accused government troops and affiliated militias of killing 73 people in attacks on a cluster of villages in the Darfur region, an accusation the army denied. Ibrahim Helu, a commander in one faction of the rebel Sudan Liberation Army, said a large number of government troops and militiamen had attacked 11 villages in the Sires Umm Qura area of northern Darfur over the preceding three days. "They killed more than 73 civilians....
NEWS
July 6, 1989
Sudan's new military ruler said his junta will start peace talks with rebels today, less than a week after he seized power in a coup. Brig. Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir said the talks with the Sudan People's Liberation Army on ending the six-year-old civil war will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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January 12, 1992 | Reuters
The U.N. World Food Program began rescue flights Saturday to repatriate 2,800 Ugandan refugees stranded by fighting in the town of Juba in southern Sudan. The refugees fled civil strife in Uganda five years ago for Juba, scene of fighting between Sudanese government forces and the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Army.
WORLD
August 16, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
The Sudanese government has agreed to allow ailing Darfur rebel leader Suleiman Jamous to travel abroad for treatment, the United Nations said. Jamous is the Sudan Liberation Army's humanitarian coordinator. The United Nations had moved him to a U.N. hospital near Darfur more than a year ago without informing officials in Khartoum, the capital. Sudan has called him a criminal and has said it would arrest him if he left U.N. care. But a U.N.
NEWS
July 28, 1989 | From Reuters
The new military leader of Sudan said Thursday that his government will start talks with rebels next month aimed at bringing lasting peace to the south after six years of devastating civil war. Brig. Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir made the announcement after returning from the Organization of African Unity summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
WORLD
August 13, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
Sudanese rebels and government officials met in Machakos, Kenya, for peace talks they hope will end a 19-year war in Sudan that has killed 2 million people. The government wants a cease-fire to precede a comprehensive deal, but the rebels of the Sudan People's Liberation Army say they will not lay down their arms until everything else is resolved. The rebels want southern Sudan to have more autonomy and exemption from Islamic Sharia law.
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