WASHINGTON -- The State Dept. updated its existing travel warning
for the Sudan, advising U.S. citizens against visiting the country
where opposing factions are attempting to negotiate a peace accord
that would end a long-running civil war.
The department noted that despite efforts to reach an accord,
"there is serious fighting in Darfur and a humanitarian crisis
brought on by fighting, drought and famine."
Additionally, it said the "U.S. government has received
indications of terrorist threats aimed at American and Western
interests in Sudan" that may include suicide operations, bombings,