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UN-African Union mission reports return to relative calm in Darfur

The joint United Nations-African Union (AU) peacekeeping mission in Sudan’s war-ravaged Darfur region today reported that the security situation is now relatively calm despite some continuing acts of banditry and carjacking in North and West Darfur.

Armed men carjack peacekeeper’s vehicle in North Darfur, UN reports

Two unidentified gunmen carjacked a vehicle last night from United Nations-African Union (AU) peacekeeping operation in Darfur (UNAMID), the mission in the violence-torn region of Sudan reported today.

Armed robbery reported at staff residence of UN-African Union Darfur force

Unidentified gunmen broke into a guest house yesterday occupied by personnel from the hybrid African Union-United Nations peacekeeping operation in Darfur, known as UNAMID.

Boosting deployment of UN-African Union force focus of Darfur meeting

Representatives of the Government of Sudan, the African Union and the United Nations met today in Darfur to discuss ways to facilitate and expedite deployment of the joint peacekeeping force tasked with quelling the violence in the strife-torn region.

Egyptian troops arrive in Darfur to boost African Union-UN force

The hybrid United Nations-African Union (AU) peacekeeping force in Darfur, known as UNAMID, received a boost today from the arrival of 100 personnel from the second Egyptian Infantry Battalion.

AU-UN peacekeepers airlift exam papers to school students in Darfur

The joint United Nations-African Union (AU) peacekeeping mission in Darfur, known as UNAMID, today helped airlift examination materials to remote secondary schools in the war-torn western region of Sudan.

Arson attack kills two at Darfur camp, say UN-African Union peacekeepers

A group of armed men set fire to a makeshift camp in war-ravaged Darfur, killing two people and destroying hundreds of shelters, the joint African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission in the western region of Sudan (UNAMID) reported today.

Security situation calm in Darfur, UN-African Union blue helmets report

The United Nations-Africa Union (AU) hybrid peacekeeping operation in Darfur known as UNAMID today reported that the security situation in war-ravaged Sudanese region is calm.

Darfur: African Union-UN blue helmets beef up patrols protecting displaced

The joint African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission to Darfur (UNAMID) reported today that its police unit will conduct the first night patrols at a new community policing centre (CPC) constructed between two large camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs) near El Fasher, the capital of North Darfur.

Joint UN, African Union mediator hails pact between Government, Darfur rebels

The Joint African Union-United Nations Chief Mediator tasked with resolving the conflict in Darfur has congratulated the Sudanese Government and a key rebel group for making strides in the process to bring peace to the war-ravaged Darfur region.