Largest Faction of Darfur Rebels Signs Peace Pact
by LYDIA POLGREEN and JOEL BRINKLEY
Published: May 6, 2006
KHARTOUM, Sudan, May 5 — After a frenetic all-night negotiating session, the Sudanese government and the largest of the Darfur rebel groups signed a hard-fought peace agreement on Friday intended to end three years of misery and bloodshed in Dafur. But two much smaller rebel groups angrily demurred, leaving open the possibility that they would threaten the accord.