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African Union, UN demand end to hostilities in S Sudan

African Union, UN demand end to hostilities in S Sudan

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (Press Shia) – The African Union and the United Nations demanded an end to the clashes in South Sudan and condemned the recent violations of the cessation of hostilities agreement through a joint statement.The president of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, expressed their rejection of the actions that...

Sudan urges US to lift sanctions permanently 

Sudan urges US to lift sanctions permanently 

KHARTOUM, Jul. 11 (Press Shia) – Sudan's Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour on Monday urged the US government to make the right decision of permanently lifting the economic sanctions on Sudan.Local media quoted Ghandour as saying that any decision other than the permanent lifting of the sanctions is "illogical and unacceptable," saying Sudan has met all commitments towards Washington. After...

About 137K S Sudanese fled to Sudan since Jan.

About 137K S Sudanese fled to Sudan since Jan.

JUBA, May 31 (Press Shia Agency) – Nearly 137,000 South Sudanese have fled to Sudan since last January, mostly women and children, due to the violence and the threat of famine, reported the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).That number surpasses 131,000 people who did it in 2016, in the third year of the war between the followers of the president of South Sudan, Salva Kiir and the...

FAO Warns about famine in Yemen, 3 African countries

FAO Warns about famine in Yemen, 3 African countries

TEHRAN, May. 19 (Press Shia) – FAO and other UN agencies have warned that Famine in Yemen, Northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, and South Sudan is close to generate humanitarian disaster.Famine has been declared in some counties of South Sudan, and the number of people close to sliding from emergency to disaster is perilously high in Northeastern Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen, FAO and other UN agencies...

UN outstands high percentage of S Sudanese refugees

UN outstands high percentage of S Sudanese refugees

NAIROBI, May 10 (Press Shia Agency) – than a million children ran away from war in South Sudan, since the armed conflict started in December 2013.According to agencies from the United Nations, the increase of the migratory fluxes, were corresponding to the escalade of violence. Despite a peace agreement was adopted in 2015, violence was continuous, and now, this young country is also...

Over 1mn children flee South Sudan: UN

Over 1mn children flee South Sudan: UN

JUBA, May 08 (Press Shia) – Two UN agencies said Monday that over 1 million children have fled South Sudan due to escalating armed conflict.Latest figures by UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) show that children make up 62 percent of the more than 1.8 million refugees from South Sudan and that most have arrived in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan.   ...

UNSC urges immediate end to current fighting across S Sudan 

UNSC urges immediate end to current fighting across S Sudan 

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 (Press Shia) –The UN Security Council on Friday called on all parties in South Sudan to immediately stop fighting, saying that "there is no military solution to the conflict" in the world's youngest country.The 15-nation UN body, in a press statement issued here, "strongly condemned continued fighting across South Sudan, particularly incidents in the Equatoria and Upper Nile...

EU urges warring South Sudanese parties to protect civilians 

EU urges warring South Sudanese parties to protect civilians 

 JUBA, Jan. 31 (Press Shia) –- The European Union (EU) has called for the need of an inclusive political solution in South Sudan, urging warring Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) and the SPLA-in-Opposition to cease hostilities and protect civilians from crossfire.In a statement received in Juba, the EU expressed concern about the continuing spread of fighting and the risk of inter-communal...

Japan to oppose UN resolution of S Sudan arms embargo: sources 

Japan to oppose UN resolution of S Sudan arms embargo: sources 

TOKYO, Dec. 21 (Press Shia Agency) – Japan plans to oppose a United Nation's proposal pushed by the United States for arms embargo against South Sudan, local media quoted government sources as saying on Wednesday.The Japanese government is concerned that if the arms embargo resolution is adopted by the UN Security Council, South Sudan will take revenge against UN representatives on the ground,...

South Sudan: A people betrayed 

South Sudan: A people betrayed 

TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (Press Shia) – UN Secretary General Ban has urged international organizations and South Sudan leaders to take responsibility to establish security and stability in the country as the world’s newest country.This year marks the fifth anniversary of the world’s newest country, South Sudan. I attended the 2011 independence celebrations in the capital city of Juba. Hopes were...