Sudan fighting in its 23rd day: A list of key events | Politics News

Fighting continued as the warring parties began negotiations before negotiating with Saudi Arabia and the US as mediators.

Here’s the situation on Sunday, May 7, 2023:


  • Air raids and fighting continued in the capital Khartoum, including in the city of Khartoum North across the Nile from Khartoum, where the sounds of warplanes and explosions were heard during the night.
  • The Sudanese army pushed the Rapid Support Force (RSF) out of Nyala, in the state of South Darfur, according to Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan.
  • Save the Children UK on Saturday said an old school in Darfur had burned down in fighting there last week, adding that at least 190 children had been killed since the conflict. begin.

humanitarian situation:

  • On Saturday, the World Health Organization said 30 tons of medical supplies had arrived in Port Sudan by plane, one of the first such shipments since the war began. WHO is still waiting for security clearance and access to make similar shipments to Khartoum, where some operating hospitals are running out of supplies.
  • Qatar made a relief flight to Sudan carrying about 40 tons of food and left with 150 evacuees.
  • At least 550 people have been killed, including civilians, and more than 4,900 injured as of May 1, according to the Sudanese Ministry of Health, since the conflict broke out on April 15.
  • The United Nations refugee agency estimates the number of people fleeing Sudan could be as high as 860,000.


  • RSF’s Mohamed Hamdan “Hemedti” Dagalo has confirmed the group’s participation in the show indirect talk took place in the coastal city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia between the warring parties. Saudi Arabia and the United States welcomed the start of these “pre-negotiation talks,” the first serious attempt to end the fighting, although both sides said they would only discuss a deal. A humanitarian ceasefire is not an end to the war.
  • The White House’s national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, has traveled to Saudi Arabia to mediate in negotiations along with Saudi leaders.
  • Sudan’s pro-democracy movement said the talks would be the “first step” to ending the conflict.
  • Türkiye is set to move its embassy Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in Khartoum to Port Sudan after the Turkish Ambassador’s car was hit by bullets.


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