Considerable fighting has centered around the UN base in the Jebel area, where some 30,000 civilians have taken refuge
South Sudan's capital was rocked Sunday by heavy arms fire between forces loyal to the president and those of the vice president
The UN runs a camp for people uprooted by the war close to where both former rebels and government soldiers are camped
The attack on the base, where nearly 48,000 people were sheltering, left at least 30 dead and 123 wounded
Some 8.6 million internally displaced people linked to conflict were recorded, including 4.8 million in the Middle East and North Africa
South Sudan won independence from Sudan under a peace agreement in 2011 but the world’s newest country is now caught in a ferocious civil war
Machar had been expected to return to the capital on Monday, in line with a political agreement aimed at ending the two-year war
The 15-member council met behind closed doors at the request of the United States
Armed men from South Sudan have killed around 140 people and kidnapped a number of others in a cross-border raid into Ethiopia, the Ethiopian ...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) wants to express its frustration that, in an already dramatic context of protracted violence and ...
Cluster munitions explode in the air and scatter smaller bomblets’ over a huge area that detonate when stepped on or picked up.
The U.N. said that South Sudan’s warring parties are killing, abducting and displacing civilians and destroying property
Relations between Juba and Khartoum had been tense since South Sudan’s secession split in 2011
An estimated 24 million children of school-going age are out of school in 22 countries affected by conflict
The United Nations projects that at least 87 million people in dozens of countries will require humanitarian aid next year
South Sudan has seen its currency steadily weakening on the unofficial market
Civil war began in December 2013 when President Salva Kiir accused his former deputy Riek Machar of planning a coup
A statement from the aircraft’s Ukraine-based maker Antonov said that the plane was 'in no to state to fly'
Around 100 rebel fighters, who have been battling the government for almost two years, seized 31 members of the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan
South Sudan’s U.N. ambassador Deng told the 15-member council that the use of UAVs was a ‘contested’ issue
Gold sales are important to Sudan, which lost three quarters of its oil production following the 2011 divide
At least 150 people were killed in South Sudan following a fuel tanker blast on Wednesday
The council called for an immediate end to fighting in a statement after a closed-door meeting
A truce is aimed at ending the brutal civil war between government and rebel forces in South Sudan
Neither the South Sudanese government nor the army were immediately available for comment
South Sudan's former vice president Riek Machar ordered his rebel troops to lay down their arms
South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Wednesday signed a peace deal with rebels, more than 20 months since the start of fighting
A U.N. panel of experts has stated that a major Chinese state-owned arms supplier sold more than $20 million of weapons to South Sudan
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has finally agreed to sign a peace deal and power-sharing accord
Alfred Taban, the head of the Association for Media Development in South Sudan, said the blackout- from noon Friday to Saturday- should raise awareness
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