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Kutum

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Kutum is a town in the Sudanese state of North Darfur. [1]

16 relations: Al-Fashir, Chadian–Libyan conflict, Fur people, Internally displaced person, IRIN, Janjaweed, Marrah Mountains, North Darfur, Pastoralism, States of Sudan, Sudan, Sudan Liberation Movement/Army, Tagabo Hills, Tunjur people, Wadi, War in Darfur.

Al-Fashir

Al Fashir, Al-Fashir or El Fasher (الفاشر) is the capital city of North Darfur, Sudan.

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Chadian–Libyan conflict

The Chadian–Libyan conflict was a series of sporadic clashes in Chad between 1978 and 1987 between Libyan and Chadian forces.

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Fur people

The Fur (Fur: fòòrà, Arabic: فور Fūr) are an ethnic group inhabiting western Sudan.

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Internally displaced person

An internally displaced person (IDP) is someone who is forced to flee his or her home but who remains within his or her country's borders.

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IRIN

IRIN (formerly Integrated Regional Information Networks) is a news agency focusing on humanitarian stories in regions that are often forgotten, under-reported, misunderstood or ignored.

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Janjaweed

The Janjaweed (Arabic: جنجويد janjawīd; also transliterated Janjawid) (English: a man with a gun on a horse.") are a militia that operate in western Sudan and eastern Chad.

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Marrah Mountains

The Marrah Mountains or Marra Mountains (Fur, Fugo Marra; جبل مرة, Jebel Marra (Sudanese Arabic – “woman mountains” due to the outline of a reclining woman when viewed from the south-east, also known in English as Gimbala) is a range of volcanic peaks in a massif that rises up to. It is the highest mountain in Sudan.

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North Darfur

North Darfur State (ولاية شمال دارفور Wilāyat Šamāl Dārfūr; Shamal Darfor) is one of the wilayat or states of Sudan.

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Pastoralism

Pastoralism is the branch of agriculture concerned with the raising of livestock.

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States of Sudan

Below is a list of the 18 states of Sudan, organized by their original provinces during the period of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan.

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Sudan

The Sudan or Sudan (السودان as-Sūdān) also known as North Sudan since South Sudan's independence and officially the Republic of the Sudan (جمهورية السودان Jumhūriyyat as-Sūdān), is a country in Northeast Africa.

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Sudan Liberation Movement/Army

The Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (حركة تحرير السودان Ḥarakat Taḥrīr Al-Sūdān; abbreviated SLM, SLA or SLM/A) is a Sudanese rebel group active in Darfur, Sudan.

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Tagabo Hills

The Tagabo Hills is a volcanic field in the region of Darfur in Sudan.

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Tunjur people

The Tunjur, or Tungur, are a Sunni Muslim ethnic group found in eastern Chad and western Sudan.

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Wadi

Wadi (wādī; ואדי), alternatively wād (وَاد), is the Arabic and Hebrew term traditionally referring to a valley.

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War in Darfur

The War in Darfur is a major armed conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan, that began in February 2003 when the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM) and the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) rebel groups began fighting the government of Sudan, which they accused of oppressing Darfur's non-Arab population.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kutum

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