One Sudanese American rapper has been so affected by the brutal conflict in Sudan, that he has turned to what he knows best — music — to express his sense of loss and frustration.
The attack on Ardamata earlier this month was the latest in a series of atrocities in Darfur that marked the monthslong war between the Sudanese military and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces.
An estimated 9,000 people have been killed and another 5.6 million forced to flee their homes. NPR has spoken to Sudanese from different walks of life to hear how they're coping.
More than 55 others were wounded in the attack in Khartoum's May neighborhood, where paramilitary forces battling the military were heavily deployed, the Sudan Doctors' Union said in a statement.
As the refugee crisis in Chad continues to grow, international attention on the situation remains limited in the face of numerous other global humanitarian challenges.
There is no sign of a peaceful resolution to the conflict in Sudan. Millions of Sudanese civilians continue to be displaced as the country teeters on the brink of full-scale civil war.
Human Rights Watch is calling for the International Criminal Court to investigate attacks the rights group says amount to war crimes in West Darfur.
The exodus of more than 210,000 people from Sudan to Egypt since the war began in April highlights the deep ties that bind the countries — and Egypt's mixed legacy in Sudan.
As fighting in Sudan's capital continues to rage, experts say it's spilling over into the Darfur region and risks fully reigniting a conflict from the early 2000s that left hundreds of thousands dead.
In Port Sudan, Jeddah, Aswan and Cairo, people have sought safety from the fighting in Khartoum. After making difficult decisions and journeys, the biggest challenges for many are only beginning.
The conflict has devastated health care: attacks on hospitals, threats against medical staff. Three Sudanese-American doctors share stories from their colleagues — and map out a plan for the future.
At least 100 animals, all kept inside enclosures, will have gone more than three weeks without food or water, said the head zoologist at the zoo.
The Sudanese city of Port Sudan has been overwhelmed by people trying to flee the growing conflict in the country and make their way by ship across the Red Sea to the Saudi city of Jeddah.
NPR's Leila Fadel talks to Sudanese-American journalist Isma'il Kushkush about fleeing the violence in Khartoum.
Sudan's already fragile health care system has been shattered by conflict in the space of weeks. But there are many there who are working hard to fill the gaps in the system.