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WASHINGTON -- The Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) has releasednew DigitalGlobe imageryconfirming reports that in November the government of Sudan engaged in scorched-earth warfare in the war-torn Sudanese border state of South Kordofan. SSP can confirm that a total of at least 26 Nuban villages were systematically destroyed,as well as food crops and grasslands for cattle grazing, across approximately 54 square miles (140 square kilometers) in three civilian-populated areas.
WASHINGTON -- The Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) has released a situation report, “Scorched Earth Nearal Abassiya,” with DigitalGlobe satellite imageryshowing the recent intentional burning of 13 villages and a 31-square-mile (82 square kilometer) area of scorched earth in the Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan, Sudan.
"About 600 people died in fighting in the Sudan region of Darfur in May, the highest monthly toll since peacekeepers were deployed in 2008, officials say."
"Nine people were killed on Wednesday in clashes between south Sudan army forces and insurgents, a southern army official said accusing Khartoum of instigating the violence."
"Three top officers who quit south Sudan's army over alleged fraud in national elections are coordinating attacks in the oil-producing region, a renegade general said Monday, but the army played down the threat."
"The Sudanese army clashed today with two rebel groups in the western region of Darfur, the United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission said."
"Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been sworn into office again, following his controversial win in last month's elections."