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Machar Rebels Capture Two Areas Around Bentiu, Gov’t Speaks Out

Opposition forces loyal to rebel leader Riek Machar claim they captured Nhialdiu, Boau and Tharkan areas around Bentiu in Northern Liech State this morning after government troops attacked their defensive positions, a claim the government denies. SPLA-IO deputy spokesman Lam Paul Gabriel reportedly told Radio Tamazuj on Monday that their forces

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Four Soldiers Injured as Machar Rebels Attack Gov’t Vehicle Near Bentiu

Atleast four government soldiers were injured in clashes between opposition forces loyal to rebel leader Riek Machar and government forces near Bentiu on Thursday morning. South Sudan Information minister Lam Tungwar reportedly told Radio Tamazuj on Friday that no deaths have been reported from the clashes. He accused opposition forces of

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Easter Clashes: S. Sudan Rebels Rebuff Gov’t Army in Upper Nile State

South Sudan rebels say they repulsed an attack by pro-government forces in the areas of Ketbek and Padanyang in the Upper Nile state region on Saturday and Sunday morning. The rebels’ deputy spokesperson, Lam Paul Gabriel said that the attackers were repulsed with “heavy defeat”. “The regime’s forces left their position in

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Machar Rebel Spokesperson Abducted in Uganda

The spokesperson of South Sudan armed opposition loyal to former First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar was briefly abducted in Uganda before being rescued by the Police. The abductors, according to Sudanese news outlet Sudan Tribune, warned Paul Lam Gabriel to desist from talking to the media. Lam reportedly accused South Sudan

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Fear as Machar Rebels Warn Civilians Living in Gov’t Army Barracks to Vacate

The deputy chief of staff of the Sudanese People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) allied to former first Vice President Dr. Riek Machar has advised civilians living with in government army barracks o relocate. Lt. Gen James Koang Chuol said these civilians mainluy children and women risk being caught up in fire if

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