The Chadian government accused neighbouring Sudan of attacking the border town of Ade. Meanwhile Chadian rebel forces claimed Tuesday to have defeated government troops in Am-Zoer, a city north-west of Abeche.
Chadian rebels allied to various factions that form the National Alliance group have been advancing toward the capital of N’Djamena in recent days, sweeping through the country from their bases in eastern
On Tuesday, the Chadian government accused the Sudanese army of “attacking the Chadian army garrison” in the eastern Chadian town of
But in an exclusive interview with
Cross border tensions
Reporting from the Sudanese border town of
Zoheir noted that there was a “considerable presence of Sudanese army troops along the borders,” amid fears in
Deby accuses EUFOR of aiding rebels
In an address on Chadian TV, Deby said EUFOR was allowing rebels to steal fuel, food and vehicles from humanitarian workers. But in his phone interview with
EU forces are stationed in eastern
The latest rebel offensive has been condemned by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and the UN Security Council.
Humanitarian concerns mount
On Monday, United Alliance spokesmen said their troops had seized Am-Zoer near the eastern Chadian city of
Date created : 2008-06-17