Posts Tagged ‘Sudan’

‘Additional push to the wheel of change’: Sudan’s PM tweets that he is fine after surviving assassination attempt

“I assure the Sudanese people that I am well and completely healthy,” Hamdok wrote in a tweet shortly after the attack on Monday.  Hamdok also said that the attempt on his life would not stop him from continuing on with his political work and delivering change for the Sudanese people. “What happened will not stop […]

What is behind Israel’s warming ties to Sudan?

A meeting last month between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the interim leader of Sudan, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, caused widespread uproar over the perceived normalization of ties between the two countries. Both men are in a complicated position: Netanyahu is entangled in legal affairs and leading a third election campaign this year, while […]

Sudan to Hand over Omar Al-Bashir for Genocide Trial

By Staff, Agencies Sudan’s transitional authorities agreed to hand over ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court to face trial on charges of war crimes and genocide, a top Sudanese official said Tuesday, in a deal with rebels to surrender all those wanted in connection with the Darfur conflict. For a decade after […]

The Orthodox Nationalist: The Nationalism of Gen. Omar al-Bashir of Sudan – TON 071719 — The Orthodox Nationalist

Back in 2009, the NATO-backed “International Criminal Court” (ICC), tried to arrest another “dictator” in one of their “color revolutions” for “war crimes” in Sudan. They soon withdrew this for “lack of evidence.” In 2010, they tried again, this time claiming he was an “indirect participant,” not directly responsible, for the “crimes” in southern Sudan. […] […]

Sudan sentences 27 to death for torturing, killing protester

CAIRO (AP) — A Sudanese court on Monday sentenced 27 members of the country’s security forces to death for torturing and killing a detained protester during the uprising against longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir earlier this year. The death of protester Ahmed al-Khair, a school teacher, while in detention in February was a key point — […]

Sudan’s Bashir jailed for two years for corruption

A Sudanese court on sentenced former President Omar Al-Bashir to two years in prison for corruption, Anadolu Agency reports. The court in Khartoum found Al-Bashir, 75, guilty of corruption and illicit possession of foreign currency. Supporters of the former president disrupted proceeding by chanting slogans during the trial, prompting the judge […]

Sudan factory EXPLOSION leaves at least 15 people dead, dozens injured (VIDEOS)

The incident happened mid-morning local time on Tuesday and forced mass evacuations as huge explosions ripped through the area. Raging fires sent vast plumes of smoke skyward, which were visible across the city. The fire reportedly broke out in the ‘Sila’ ceramic factory and was caused by a gas canister explosion which then quickly spread […]

Sudan, South Sudan leaders vow to seek peace in their troubled nations

War is “no longer an option” for Sudan and South Sudan, their leaders agreed Thursday during talks which focused on border disputes and the oil trade, but also resolving protracted conflicts in both nations. Sudan’s new prime minister Abdalla Hamdok met with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on his first official visit since becoming […]

Sudan’s military rulers, opposition coalition sign final agreement on civilian rule

Sudan’s military rulers and the main opposition coalition have formally signed a “constitutional declaration” for a promised transition to civilian-led government four months after the ouster of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir through a military coup. After months of nationwide protest rallies over dire economic conditions and soaring prices of basic commodities, president Bashir was […]

Floods leave at least 46 dead and 10,000 homes damaged in Sudan

   Sudan news agency SUNA reported on 15 August 2019 that floods across the country have now left at least 46 people dead and damaged almost 10,000 homes. Flooding first hit parts of the country in early August and has since affected 25 localities in 16 of the country’s 18 states, according to government statements. […]

Sudan’s generals, opposition ink accord on civilian rule

Sudan’s military rulers and opposition have signed a constitutional declaration that is expected to pave the way for a promised transition to civilian rule some four months after the ouster of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir. After months of nationwide protest rallies over dire economic conditions and soaring prices of basic commodities, president Bashir was […]

Sudan’s journalist union says its head detained by military

A Sudanese editor who heads the country’s main journalist’s union has been detained, the union said. The Sudanese Journalists’ Union called on the ruling Transitional Military Council to “immediately release” its head Sadiq al-Rizaigi, who is also editor of Al-Sayha newspaper, or that he be put on trial. A senior journalist with […]

US welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal as ‘important step forward’

The United States on Saturday welcomed a provisional agreement forged by Sudan’s ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups to share power for three years as an “important step forward.” Reported by Reuters, the US State Department said in statement that special envoy for Sudan Donald Booth will return […]

Sudan’s protesters claim victory after power-sharing deal with military council

Sudan’s pro-democracy movement, which drove longtime dictator Omar al-Bashir from power in April, has welcomed a power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council as a victory for their “revolution.” “Today, our revolution has won and our victory shines,” the statement said. The Sudanese Professionals’ Association has spearheaded protests calling for civilian rule. […]

Sudan protesters agree to direct talks with military council

Leaders of Sudan‘s protests have agreed to hold direct talks with the ruling military generals after the African Union and Ethiopian mediators urged both sides to resume stalled negotiations about a new governing body.   The TMC and the opposition coalition have been wrangling for weeks over what form Sudan’s transitional government should take after […]

Civilians brutally targeted in South Sudan violence, says UN

The United Nations said on Wednesday that conflict had intensified in a region of South Sudan since a peace deal was signed, with hundreds of civilians raped or murdered by warring factions. The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said civilians had been “deliberately and brutally targeted” in Central Equatoria since the agreement […]

Military Coup in Sudan, Overthrow of President Al-Bashir: Transitional Process Impeded by Domestic and International Factors

With the suppression by the military of the popular movement for democracy in the Republic of Sudan the current situation inside the country remains indecisive. On June 3 the Rapid Security Forces (RSF) backed by the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) violently disrupted an occupation being staged in Khartoum over the previous two months. Demonstrations have […]

Fresh mass anti-junta rallies rock Sudan

Tens of thousands of Sudanese have taken to the streets to protest a deadly crackdown on people outside the military headquarters in Khartoum earlier this month and to urge the country’s ruling generals to cede power to civilians. A large number of Sudanese men and women flooded the streets of the al-Sahafa neighborhood in the capital on […]

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Sudan’s opposition says it will start preparing for ‘revolutionary escalation’

Sudan’s opposition coalition known as Forces for the Declaration of Freedom and Change said that it will launch a campaign for popular activism and prepare for “revolutionary escalation.” This came after the deputy head of the ruling military council, Lt. Gen. Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo, vowed to hold accountable those responsible for killing […]

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