Almost 100 civilians are killed in the disputed Abyei region between North and South Sudan since northern troops seized the area on 21 May.
Houthi forces regain several positions across southern Yemen after launching a fresh offensive against loyalist and coalition forces. In Lahij province, which borders Aden, Houthi forces are now positioned on a hill overlooking the strategic Al Anad Air Base, which houses Sudanese forces. The Houthis also retook the Damt District in the Dhale province after besieging it for hours, at least 16 people were killed in the clashes.
The African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur confirms that seven peacekeepers were killed and 17 injured in a patrol while returning to their base in Manawashi near Nyala, the capital of Sudan's South Darfur state.
Protesters angered by an anti-Islamic film denigrating the Prophet Muhammad attack the German and British embassies in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum. In Khartoum, Tunis and Cairo, at least seven people die. An Egyptian fruit seller dies by rubber bullets.
The People's Republic of China claims that 29 Chinese citizens abducted while working on a construction project in the Sudan are still missing. [http:--abcnews.go.com-International-wireStory-china-29-abducted-sudan-held-15476505 (AP via ABC News America)]date=August 2019