Bentiu (Sudan)

Type: City
Name: Bentiu (Sudan)
Country: Sudan
Latitude: 9.24
Longitude: 29.83
population: 7,653
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 3 reports

At least 58 killed in attack on S. Sudan U.N. base

JUBA: The United Nations said Friday at least 58 people were killed and more than 100 others wounded in an attack against one of its bases in South Sudan sheltering thousands of civilians.The top UN official in the war-torn nation, Toby Lanzer, praised ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 3 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

UN condemns “deadly attack” on Jonglei's Bor camp

(JUBA) – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has strongly condemned Thursday's alleged attack by armed youth on it base in Jonglei state capital Bor, which left at least 30 people dead.South Sudan's Jonglei state was the scene of fierce ... [Published Sudan Tribune - 14 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Displaced Pour into South Sudan UN Base Amid New Violence

JUBA — The number of displaced people seeking refuge at the United Nations Mission compound in the South Sudanese town of Bentiu nearly doubled Thursday as local residents poured into the base after new violence rattled the country.Joe Contreras, the ... [Published VOA News - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

South Sudan: Rebels were aided by foreign mercenaries in Unity state capital, says South Sudan army

Source: Sudan TribuneCountry: South Sudan April 16, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese army (SPLA) says it is preparing to launch a major offensive to retake Bentiu, the capital of the oil producing Unity state, calling on foreign mercenaries supporting ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 3 reports

Two Reported Dead in Clashes at UN Base in South Sudan

JUBA — At least two people were killed and more than a dozen wounded when fighting broke out Thursday inside the United Nations compound in Bor, where nearly 5,000 displaced South Sudanese have been sheltered since the country plunged into violence in ... [Published VOA News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Rebels aided by foreign mercenaries in S. Sudan's Bentiu: SPLA

(JUBA) – The South Sudanese army (SPLA) says it is preparing to launch a major offensive to retake Bentiu, the capital of the oil producing Unity state, calling on foreign mercenaries supporting rebel forces in the area to immediately withdraw.Soldiers ... [Published Sudan Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

S. Sudan loses oil town to rebels

By AFPMore bySouth Sudan’s army said Wednesday rebels had wrested control of the key oil town of Bentiu, one of the most bitterly contested regions in the four-month-long conflict.The town, capital of oil-producing Unity state, is the first major settlement ... [Published Daily Nation - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

South Sudan: South Sudan Bi-Monthly Market Update April 10, 2014

Source: Famine Early Warning System NetworkCountry: South Sudan FEWS NET has suspended regular monthly reporting for South Sudan due to the current crisis. FEWS NET will continue to publish periodic monitoring products, including this bi-monthly market ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Racing To Help South Sudan

Before the rains come, Concern, working in sites in both Bentiu and the capital of Juba, is doing all it can to provide emergency relief items to the most affected. Elke Leidel/Concern WorldwideAny views expressed in this article are those of the author ... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 4 reports

Grawert: 'Oil companies are at risk in South Sudan'

In South Sudan rebels loyal to former vice president Riek Machar say they have seized the capital of Unity state, Bentiu, and have warned oil firms operating there to pack up and leave within a week. The conflict between the rebels and the forces of President ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Despite rebels claim, S. Sudan gov't says it still controls Bentiu

World Bulletin / News DeskSouth Sudanese Defense Minister Koul Manyang Juuk said late on Tuesday that his Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) was still in Bentiu, the provincial capital of the oil-producing Unity State."The SPLA forces are still in ... [Published World Bulletin - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

South Sudan Opposition, Government Forces Clash in Bentiu

A day after a top U.S. official warned that Washington will not hesitate to impose sanctions on anyone who blocks peace in South Sudan, army and opposition forces fought for control of Bentiu, the capital of the country's second biggest oil-producing ... [Published VOA News - Apr 16 2014]

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"We will do everything necessary to protect the lives of people in our protection, including the use of lethal force" Lanzer told AFP

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At least 58 killed in attack on S. Sudan U.N. base [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 3 hours ago]
South Sudan: At least 58 killed in attack on UN... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 5 hours ago]
South Sudan: UN Condemns 'Deadly Attack' On Jon... [Published AllAfrica.com - 5 hours ago]
U.N. Sounds Alarm over Attacks of Civilians in ... [Published Naharnet - 8 hours ago]
S. Sudan army says repulsed rebel attempt to ov... [Published Sudan Tribune - 12 hours ago]
UN condemns “deadly attack” on Jonglei's Bor camp [Published Sudan Tribune - 14 hours ago]
UPDATE 3-Armed mob under guise of peaceful prot... [Published Reuters UK - 15 hours ago]
Displaced Pour into South Sudan UN Base Amid Ne... [Published VOA News - 20 hours ago]
South Sudan: Thirty Die in Clashes With Peaceke... [Published AllAfrica.com - 20 hours ago]
South Sudan: Rebels were aided by foreign merce... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 21 hours ago]
Two Reported Dead in Clashes at UN Base in Sout... [Published VOA News - Apr 17 2014]
Armed mob under guise of peaceful protest attac... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 17 2014]
Armed Youths Attack UN Compound in South Sudan [Published VOA News - Apr 17 2014]
Tribalism Ignites the Current and Previous Conf... [Published Individual.com - Apr 17 2014]
Rebels fighting government forces in Upper Nile... [Published Sudan Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
Rebels aided by foreign mercenaries in S. Sudan... [Published Sudan Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
South Sudan: Number of civilians protected at U... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
South Sudan: South Sudan Bi-Monthly Market Upda... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
S. Sudan loses oil town to rebels [Published Daily Nation - Apr 16 2014]
Racing To Help South Sudan [Published TrustMedia - Apr 16 2014]
Grawert: 'Oil companies are at risk in South Su... [Published Deutsche Welle - Apr 16 2014]
South Sudan: South Sudan army admits loss of ke... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
South Sudan army admits loss of key oil town of... [Published Al Ahram - Apr 16 2014]
South Sudan Army Admits Loss of Key Oil Town of... [Published Naharnet - Apr 16 2014]
Rebels claim killing hundreds including top arm... [Published Sudan Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
Despite rebels claim, S. Sudan gov't says it st... [Published World Bulletin - Apr 16 2014]
Sudan denies training South Sudan rebels [Published Sudan Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
South Sudan rebels warn oil firms after recaptu... [Published BDlive - Apr 16 2014]
South Sudan Opposition, Government Forces Clash... [Published VOA News - Apr 16 2014]
South Sudan: South Sudan rebel chief vows to ta... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
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South Sudan: At least 58 killed in attack on UN... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 5 hours ago]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: South Sudan 04/18/2014 13:55 GMT JUBA, April 18, 2014 (AFP) - The United Nations said Friday at least 58 people were killed and more than 100 others wounded in an attack against one of its bases in South Sudan sheltering ...
South Sudan: Rebels were aided by foreign merce... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 21 hours ago]
Source: Sudan TribuneCountry: South Sudan April 16, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese army (SPLA) says it is preparing to launch a major offensive to retake Bentiu, the capital of the oil producing Unity state, calling on foreign mercenaries supporting ...
South Sudan: Number of civilians protected at U... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
Source: UN News ServiceCountry: South Sudan 16 April 2014 – Spiraling violence has forced an increasing number of civilians in South Sudan’s oil-rich Unity state are seeking refuge with the United Nations peacekeeping mission, it was confirmed today. ...
South Sudan: South Sudan Bi-Monthly Market Upda... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
Source: Famine Early Warning System NetworkCountry: South Sudan FEWS NET has suspended regular monthly reporting for South Sudan due to the current crisis. FEWS NET will continue to publish periodic monitoring products, including this bi-monthly market ...
South Sudan: South Sudan army admits loss of ke... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: South Sudan 04/16/2014 14:28 GMT JUBA, April 16, 2014 (AFP) - South Sudan's army said Wednesday rebels had wrested control of the key oil town of Bentiu, one of the most bitterly contested regions in the four-month-long ...
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