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Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech

This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in South Sudan; h...

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech

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Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Libya ‘war crime’ attack, Sudan, Myanmar rights violations continue, ‘xenophobia’ in Assam, South Sudan update In the news this Wednesday: “Outraged” Guterres demands independent inquiry into fatal Libya migrant centre airstrike; Violence and broken promises in Sudan and South Sudan, while Rohingya violations continue in Myanmar; “xenophobia” and citizenship ...
22:26, 07/03/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on conflict prevention; 5-year-old Congolese boy is first to die from Ebola in Uganda; Sudanese protesto...
23:52, 06/12/2019

Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday, proposing the creation of a civilian unit to support progress towards political...
03:39, 05/01/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola Public Health Emergency in DR Congo, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared a Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exciting and potentially defining’ moment for Sudan, says UN adviser; more cooperation’s needed to secur...
01:13, 07/18/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola now an international Public Health Emergency, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared an international Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exciting and potentially defining’ moment for Sudan, says UN adviser; more cooperation’s ...
13:52, 07/27/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; huma...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Sudan's security and defense committee says coup attempt thwarted: Sudan TV Sudan's security and defense committee said on Thursday that a coup attempt had been thwarted, Sudan TV reported. No more details were immediately available....
23:13, 07/11/2019

Sudan dispatch: Bullets, Tear Gas and Love: Romance Blooms in the Midst of Sudan Protests After decades of rule under a dictator, a wave of exuberance has rippled across Sudan’s capital, the young are reveling in newfound freedoms — to speak, party and find love....
20:52, 05/03/2019

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with protesters about the country's transition and hold elections within nine months....
11:26, 06/04/2019

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
08:39, 06/04/2019

Fin24.com | South Africa signs for South Sudan oil block after $1 billion plan The countries signed an exploration and production sharing agreement for block B2, the second such contract since South Sudan’s independence seven years ago....
15:00, 05/06/2019

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens of protesters were killed by the army and militia....
11:00, 06/04/2019

Sudan's military scraps deal with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) said on Tuesday it canceled all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for snap elections following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to disperse...
03:52, 06/04/2019

Sudan's military scraps agreement with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) will cancel all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition, the council head said in a televised statement, following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to dispe...
03:52, 06/04/2019

Sudan's military scraps deal with protest groups, calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's ruling military council said on Tuesday it was canceling all agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for elections within nine months, following the worst violence since President Omar al-Bashir was ousted in April....
07:26, 06/04/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: #GlobalGoals progress, essential meds, updates from Cox’s Bazar, Sudan and DR Congo This Tuesday’s UN top stories are: high-level discussions on the progress made towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; falling behind on universal education dream; the UN list of essential medicines updated; life-threatening floods in Rohingya ...
23:39, 07/09/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: the cost of maternal healthcare, Sudan and Chad updates, sustainability in focus This Monday, top stories includes: the “catastrophic” cost of maternal healthcare; UN condemnation following violence against protesters in Sudan and the killing of a journalist in Chad; and the urgent need for sustainability highlighted through an e...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: Women in peacekeeping, the arrest of Sudan’s leader, updates on Libya, Nigeria and Syria On Thursday, the Security Council looked at the key role played by women in the UN’s peacekeeping operations. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could be exposed to “serious human rights violations”, following his arrest in the United Kingdom, accordin...
20:39, 04/28/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia and Sudan updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need to respect Wikileaks’ Assange’s rights; how Asia-Pacific is working towards achieving the 17 Sustaina...
23:52, 05/31/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda; five years since the Chibok girls were abducted in Nigeria; the UN chief condemning a deadly terro...
18:39, 04/28/2019

South Sudan's independent media under pressure Eight years after independence, South Sudan still struggles to address media challenges. Independent journalists continue to fear for their freedom. Many choose to abandon either the country or their profession....
13:00, 07/09/2019

South Sudan struggling to ramp up oil production after war JUBA, South Sudan — Oil-rich South Sudan is struggling to increase production of crude several months after the end of its civil war and the political upheaval in neighboring Sudan is in part to blame. The signing of a peace deal in September helped ...
22:26, 05/29/2019

US wants to see movement towards unity government in South Sudan As an extension for the formation of a power-sharing government goes into effect, there are few signs of progress. The US ambassador Thomas Hushek tells DW the additional time should be used wisely....
20:13, 05/09/2019

Pope says he may add South Sudan leg onto Africa trip VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he may add a South Sudan leg onto his Africa trip in September if conditions there are “mature.” Francis told a visiting nun from Juba on Friday he wants to go to South Sudan as part of his trip but c...
16:13, 05/10/2019

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that that the measures won't help promote peace....
23:00, 05/30/2019

More than 100 civilians killed by violence outbreak in South Sudan The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has once again descended into a wave of fresh fighting that is said to have claimed the lives of more than 100 civilians, according to the United Nations. The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said...
22:13, 07/03/2019

UN experts: South Sudan security service works outside law U.N. experts say South Sudan's National Security Service has been operating outside the law and poses "a significant threat" to last September's fragile peace agreement, including by allegedly killing two government critics and arresting others....
09:13, 05/03/2019

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new clashes have left scores dead....
18:52, 05/31/2019

South Sudan investigates its crude oil pre-sales regime South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit has launched an investigation into crude oil pre-sale contracts from the country as it ratchets up production, a letter seen by Reuters on Wednesday showed....
18:13, 06/26/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Sudan, Libya, Yemen updates, solutions for e-waste, flood response in Iran, online security for children At the top of the news agenda on Wednesday: updates on violence in Sudan’s Darfur and in Libya, how e-waste can become an employment opportunity, help for the 2 million affected by floods in Iran, and efforts to make the internet safer for children....
21:39, 04/28/2019

Bush fire guts four villages in South Sudan, kills 33 A bush fire fanned by gusty winds has gutted four villages in South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal region, killing 33 people, the president's spokesman said, adding the toll was likely to rise....
10:52, 05/07/2019

Indian Army Man To Head UN Peacekeeping Operations In South Sudan The commandant of the Indian Army Infantry School, Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar, has been appointed the commander of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), the second biggest peacekeeping......
10:52, 05/25/2019

South Sudan jails prominent economist over media interviews A South Sudanese court sentenced a prominent economist to two years in prison on Tuesday for disturbing the peace because he gave interviews to foreign media after he was arrested on treason charges that were subsequently dropped....
15:39, 06/11/2019

South Sudan jails economist over interviews with foreign media JUBA — A South Sudanese court sentenced a prominent economist to two years in prison on Tuesday for disturbing the peace because he gave interviews to foreign media after he was arrested on treason charges that were subsequently dropped. The case of ...
22:00, 06/11/2019

South Sudan sentences prominent activist to more prison time JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A South Sudan court has sentenced a prominent activist and economist to two years in prison. Relatives wept on Tuesday as Peter Biar Ajak and five other men were sentenced. They were accused of inciting an uprising in the cou...
17:00, 06/11/2019

6-month extension of South Sudan unity government approved JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Ethiopia says regional ministers have approved a six-month extension of the looming deadline for South Sudan’s rival leaders to form a unity government. Ethiopia’s government announced the approval in a Facebook p...
14:52, 05/08/2019

South Sudan lawmakers storm out of budget presentation in parliament South Sudan lawmakers stormed out of a budget presentation for the 2019/20 financial year by the finance minister on Thursday, citing frustrations over non-payment of salaries of civil servants and soldiers, a Reuters witness said....
10:39, 06/20/2019

South Sudan rivals delay forming unity government A lack of political will, financing and time constraints were the reasons for the power-sharing agreement's delay, but both sides said they were still committed to peace....
08:39, 05/04/2019

South Sudan rivals agree on 6-month extension in peace deal JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan’s once-warring parties have agreed to delay key next steps in a fragile peace deal by six months after the main opposition warned it might walk away. Friday’s agreement came after talks in Ethiopia. Th...
20:13, 05/03/2019

South Sudan's embassy closures could harm ties with Norway and France South Sudan plans to shut down several of its embassies to cut spending. The inclusion of missions in Norway and France may come at a high price for the new nation with a faltering peace process and stagnant economy....
19:00, 06/14/2019

South Sudan hires U.S. lobbyists to help block war crimes court: contract South Sudan has hired U.S. lobbyists to help it reverse U.S. sanctions and stop the establishment of a court meant to prosecute war crimes, a document showed - a move rights groups said could undermine victims seeking justice....
21:52, 04/29/2019

'Before I was kidnapped I had friends': the girl soldiers of South Sudan | Samuel Okiror A reintegration programme has helped 360 girls leave armed groups in Yambio county but for many the trauma of sexual violence persistsLate one night in April 2015, 13-year-old Patricia* and her sister, who was 11, were kidnapped from their beds by re...
12:52, 08/20/2019

South Sudan president says formation of unity government should be delayed a year The president of oil-rich South Sudan said on Wednesday that the formation of a unity government should be delayed by at least a year, despite a May 12 deadline in a September peace agreement that ended the civil war....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Sudan power-sharing deal welcomed, hope for Venezuela talks, Rohingya camps flooded, Libya airstrikes update Friday’s main news stories include: Guterres welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal; six children are among 53 confirmed dead after Libya detention centre airstrikes; Monsoon rains wreak havoc in Rohingya camps; and Bachelet calls for “time and space” in ...
00:00, 07/06/2019

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent Government measures to protect victims, and bring perpetrators to justice....
18:52, 04/28/2019

South Sudan parties agree on six more months to form unity government: IGAD South Sudan's ruling and opposition parties agreed on Friday to give themselves six more months to form a unity government as part of a peace deal they signed in September, the regional group IGAD said in a statement....
01:26, 05/04/2019

UN blue helmets in South Sudan use Sustainable Development Goals to help build peace    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has concluded the week by harnessing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to support the nation, including by offering free medical services, encompassing SDG 3’s target on health coverage....
23:13, 05/18/2019

South Sudan lawmakers quit budget presentation over unpaid public salaries South Sudanese lawmakers stormed out of a budget presentation for the 2019/20 financial year by the finance minister on Thursday, with one citing frustrations over non-payment of salaries of civil servants and soldiers....
13:13, 06/20/2019

Peace dividend palpable in South Sudan, but ‘grassroots’ are moving faster than elites, says Shearer The peace dividend from last year’s ceasefire in South Sudan is palpable, but political elites need to follow the example set by local communities on the ground if lasting progress is to be achieved, said the top UN official in the country on Tuesday...
01:52, 06/26/2019

South Sudan lifts state of emergency in north: state radio President Salva Kiir has lifted a state of emergency in northern parts of South Sudan, state radio reported on Friday, part of efforts to help end civil conflict....
01:26, 05/04/2019

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighbouring countries....
23:00, 07/17/2019

| WATCH | WHO sounds international Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organisation has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighboring countries. WATCH NOW....
17:13, 07/18/2019

How to Help the People of Sudan June has been a violent month in Sudan’s capital of Khartoum, as peaceful protestors demonstrating for a civilian-led government have been attacked in the streets by paramilitary forces. It’s been estimated that more than 100 people have been killed ...
19:26, 06/20/2019

| Internet blackout across Sudan Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters....
05:13, 06/11/2019

What's at stake in Sudan's transition? Sudan's ruling military council and an alliance of protest and opposition groups have signed a political accord on a three-year transition towards elections....
20:00, 07/18/2019

| What does Sudan's constitutional declaration say? Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Sudan's capital, Khartoum, chanting revolutionary songs and waving national flags after the country's military rulers and opposition coalition signed a hard-won constitutional declaration....
07:00, 08/06/2019

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
06:13, 06/05/2019

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of peaceful protest, demonstrators now deserve Europe's full support....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long standoff between the ruling Transitional Military Council and the opposition alliance....
16:52, 07/05/2019

| Towards a new era: What is in Sudan's landmark pact A 39-month political transition, a civilian-majority ruling council, guarantees of basic rights - Sudan's constitutional declaration seeks to turn the page on decades of authoritarian rule....
21:39, 08/19/2019

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
05:39, 06/04/2019

Sudan: what future for the country’s Islamists? Islamist parties that supported the Bashir regime are now facing challengesAs members of Sudan’s Islamist Popular Congress party arrived for a meeting in Khartoum one Saturday afternoon, they were greeted by abuse from groups of young protesters and ...
13:52, 05/02/2019

Why social media is going blue for Sudan People on social media are turning their profile pictures blue to stand in solidarity with Sudan and bring awareness to the uprising that is currently sweeping the north African country....
19:26, 06/14/2019

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
13:52, 06/15/2019

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week...
14:00, 06/15/2019

30 killed as Sudan military storms sit-in At least two protestors have died and several others been injured injured in Sudan, after the military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local doctors' union....
00:39, 06/04/2019

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence The violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after Sudanese forces allegedly killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Many global powers have joined the chorus of condemnation....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Sudan sit-in bloodshed cripples uprising Bure'e Mahjoub still hopes democracy will prevail over military rule in Sudan despite the bullet wounds he sustained in a raid on a protest camp that signaled another Arab uprising was facing the end....
20:13, 06/10/2019

| Sudan's Bashir 'got $90m from Saudi royals' Omar al-Bashir received $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a court at the opening Monday of the deposed Sudanese strongman's corruption trial....
21:39, 08/19/2019

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in Sudan's Darfur The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in the Darfur region of Sudan earlier this week....
21:13, 06/13/2019

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held the first day of a strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy....
15:26, 05/28/2019

Calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
15:13, 06/09/2019

Russia says 'extremists' in Sudan must be subdued: RIA Russia said on Thursday it opposed foreign intervention in Sudan and the authorities in Khartoum must subdue what it described as extremists, Russia's RIA news agency reported....
12:52, 06/06/2019

Sudan: 4 killed on first day of general strike At least four people were killed by Sudanese security forces Sunday as the opposition began a general strike that has emptied many of the capital's streets in protest against the country's military rule....
09:39, 06/10/2019

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
15:00, 06/03/2019

Sudan: Deportations to an embattled country After the military council used brutal force against civilian protesters, the situation in Sudan has continued to escalate. Now German politicians are debating if rejected asylum seekers can still be deported there....
15:26, 06/17/2019

U.S. to consider sanctions in case of more Sudan violence A top U.S. State Department official who deals with Sudan said on Tuesday that Washington was considering all options, including possible sanctions, if there was more violence after a deadly assault on protesters in Khartoum early this month....
23:26, 06/25/2019

Sudan plots path towards democracy Sudan's pro-democracy movement and the military have signed a constitutional declaration. The two sides are aiming to put the country on a course toward democratization, but the path will prove challenging....
03:52, 08/06/2019

Will Sudan’s military crush hope for democracy? At least 35 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in demonstrations, but protesters have vowed to continue their effort despite security forces’ vicious crackdown....
10:26, 06/05/2019

At least 60 killed in Sudan crackdown, say protest groups Many demonstrators caught up in attack in Khartoum are still unaccounted forParamilitaries killed at least 60 people when they attacked pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum, civil society groups in Sudan have said.Previous estimates put the number of...
14:26, 06/05/2019

Sudan must end repression and let monitors in, says U.N. rights boss Sudanese authorities must let in human rights monitors, end repression of protesters and restore the internet connection, U.N. human rights boss Michelle Bachelet said on Monday....
17:52, 06/24/2019

| Sudan: 'Political declaration' after 7 months of crisis The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the ouster of long-time president Omar al-Bashir....
17:26, 07/17/2019

Sudan extends ceasefire with southern rebels Sudanese and South Sudanese officials agreed late on Saturday with the leader of an alliance of armed factions operating along their joint border to extend a ceasefire and grant humanitarian access to some areas affected by conflict in Sudan....
01:52, 07/29/2019

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ear back together with no anesthetic....
18:00, 06/05/2019

'Where is our money?': Sudan's currency crisis deepens Banks dispense smaller amounts from ATMs as economic turmoil in the country growsMohammed Mahdi Ahmed, a pensioner, is sitting in the queue outside the Bank of Khartoum waiting to withdraw money from an ATM. It is a familiar sight across a city in th...
09:52, 05/09/2019

Sudan's Bashir charged for protestors' deaths Sudan's Public Prosecutor Office has instructed expedited charges be bought against former President Omar al-Bashir in the killing of protestors, according to a statement released to CNN on Monday....
19:52, 05/15/2019

Sudan's army says talks to be resumed with protesters Sudan's ruling generals say they will resume talks with opposition leaders behind the protests that drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month over a transfer of power to civilian rule....
20:52, 05/18/2019

How Sudan Is Moving on After Brutal Leader’s Ouster Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir brutally crushed dissent during the three decades he ruled the North African nation. But his overthrow in April didn’t usher in peace. Instead, the military council that replaced him was accused of some of the worst-e...
23:13, 07/06/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera as protests continue Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
10:26, 05/31/2019

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military’s ouster KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s pro-democracy leaders are vowing to press their campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice. The pledge comes after new clashes broug...
11:52, 06/06/2019

UAE is watching Sudan developments with concern: statement United Arab Emirates is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and supports the continuation of a dialogue between the different parties, the UAE foreign ministry said in a statement published by the state news agency WAM late on Wednesday...
03:26, 06/06/2019

Report says Sudan summons its envoy from Qatar Sudan’s state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the country’s envoy from Qatar, a day after the satellite news channel Al-Jazeera said Sudanese authorities shut down its Khartoum bureau...
17:39, 06/01/2019

| Sudan 'civil disobedience' campaign enters day two A nationwide civil disobedience campaign by Sudanese protesters entered a second day on Monday, as the authorities released three prominent rebels detained after a crackdown that left dozens dead....
05:13, 06/11/2019

Sudan’s protesters take to streets against army rule KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets on Sunday in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country calling for civilian rule, nearly three months after the army forced out the autocrat Omar al-Bashir. The demon...
14:52, 06/30/2019

Violence overshadows Sudan's transition push Sudan's opposition alliance blamed military rulers on Tuesday for renewed street violence complicating efforts to negotiate a handover to civilian power after last month's ouster of President Omar al-Bashir....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Sudan protest group says 2 leaders arrested A Sudanese opposition group says two of its leaders have been arrested amid a weekslong standoff between the ruling military council and a protest coalition that held mass marches this week...
17:13, 07/02/2019

Sudan protester dies after clashes at Darfur sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese protester has died after being shot during clashes with security forces at a sit-in in the western Darfur region. The Sudan Doctors Committee, one of the groups behind nationwide protests that drove President Omar al...
18:26, 05/05/2019

ICC prosecutor: Sudan authorities should hand over ex-leader The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court urged Sudan's transitional authorities on Wednesday to hand over or prosecute ousted President Omar al-Bashir and four others for alleged war crimes in Darfur....
00:26, 06/20/2019

| Sudan: Five months of anti-government protests The sit-in protest outside army headquarters in the Sudanese capital, dispersed on Monday, began in April and stayed put even after president Omar al-Bashir's ouster....
01:39, 06/04/2019

Sudan Rivals Agree to Share Power Sudan’s military junta and protest leaders reached a truce to share power until elections, raising tentative hopes for a transition to democratic rule in a country that has been embroiled in a deadly political standoff since April’s ouster of longtim...
12:00, 07/05/2019

Three dead as Sudan police try to disperse protest A group of Sudanese doctors has said that security forces used live rounds on peaceful protesters. Demonstrators are demanding civilian rule, after a military council took over from ousted President Omar al-Bashir....
10:39, 06/03/2019

Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersal KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military has acknowledged that security forces committed violations when they moved in to disperse a protest sit-in camp outside the military headquarters in Khartoum last week. The spokesman of the ruling ...
11:39, 06/14/2019

More than 10 wounded by gunfire in Sudan's capital: doctors More than 10 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday, and some were in serious condition, local doctors told Reuters....
01:13, 05/14/2019

Sudan protesters announce new protests in mid-July Sudan's main opposition coalition on Monday announced plans to step up protests this month to pressure the military council to hand over power to civilians, and blamed the council for the death of nine people during Sunday's demonstrations....
23:00, 07/01/2019

| 4 dead in Sudan a week after bloody crackdown One week after dozens died in a crackdown on Sudanese protesters demanding civilian rule, four people were killed as security forces moved to quell a civil disobedience campaign launched Sunday....
11:00, 06/10/2019

Sudan military leader says perpetrators of crackdown ID’d The deputy chief of Sudan’s ruling military council says the military has identified the perpetrators of the violent dispersal of a pro-democracy sit-in, which left hundreds dead earlier this month...
15:52, 06/20/2019

UK foreign minister condemns Sudan sit-in dispersal The United Kingdom's foreign minister, Jeremy Hunt, condemned on Monday the violent dispersal of a sit-in protest outside the Sudanese Defense Ministry in Khartoum....
18:26, 06/03/2019

Sudan hospital traumatized by bloody crackdown After the victims of a deadly crackdown on a protest camp started pouring into a Khartoum hospital, many previous patients there begged to leave in terror, overwhelming doctors....
20:13, 06/07/2019

Militiamen in Sudan raped men and women, says eyewitness Demonstrators in Sudan have been demanding a transition to a civilian government. An eyewitness reports on sexual atrocities committed during the dispersal of a sit-in outside the army’s headquarters in Khartoum....
21:39, 06/09/2019

The Latest: Sudan protesters want paramilitary force KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Sudanese protest leaders are demanding the dismantling of a paramilitary unit they hold responsible for the violent crackdown on their rallies that killed more t...
14:13, 06/07/2019

| UN freezes decrease of Sudan peace mission The UN Security Council has agreed on a four-month pause in the decrease of a peacekeeping mission from Sudan's Darfur region as leaders in Khartoum press on with difficult talks on a political transition....
08:13, 06/28/2019

| 9 killed as Sudan forces try to disperse sit-in - doctors Nine protesters were shot dead as Sudan's ruling military tried to break up a sit-in protest outside army headquarters in Khartoum, a doctors' committee close to demonstrators said....
19:52, 06/03/2019

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Sudan's chief prosecutor said on Saturday that ousted President Omar al-Bashir would be sent for trial soon on corruption charges related to his three decades in power....
16:39, 06/15/2019

Sudan protesters say security attempted to break up sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The organizers of the protests that drove former Sudan president Omar al-Bashir from power say security forces have attempted to forcefully break up a sit-in in the Darfur region. The Sudanese Professionals Association, which h...
19:26, 05/04/2019

Prosecutor orders Sudan's Bashir interrogated Sudan's public prosecutor on Thursday ordered ousted President Omar al-Bashir to be interrogated on charges of money laundering and financing terrorism, as hundreds of thousands of protesters joined a sit-in to demand the army give way to civilian ru...
01:52, 05/03/2019

A timeline of key events in Sudan's unfinished revolution Sudan's security forces violently dispersed on Monday the camp at the center of the protest movement that in April forced the army to remove Sudan's strongman, Omar al-Bashir, after 30 years of rule — and then stayed in the streets to keep up pressur...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Protest in southwest Sudan ends in violence A protest in the South Darfur city of Nyala ended in violence on Saturday, with security forces launching tear gas at protesters and firing gunshots, state news agency SUNA and Sudan's main protest organizer said....
00:39, 05/05/2019

Ethiopia tries to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister sought to mediate Sudan's political crisis on Friday, urging military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in resolving their standoff since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
20:13, 06/07/2019

Sudan detains nine soldiers after protesters killed Sudan's military council spokesman said on Friday that nine soldiers from the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), the country's most powerful paramilitary group, have been dismissed and detained in connection with the killing of protesters this week....
22:26, 08/02/2019

| Sudan talks enter day two as key issue still unresolved Talks between Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders, held after weeks of standoff following a deadly crackdown on protesters, enter a second day Thursday with the key issue of forming a new governing body still unresolved....
21:52, 07/04/2019

Sudan protesters' sit-in inspires cultural outpouring Sudanese artist Rashid Drar used to work from home. Now the 44-year-old's canvas is any empty piece of wall he can find by a month-long sit-in outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum....
13:13, 05/07/2019

| Sudan army rulers admit dispersing sit-in Sudan's ruling military council has for the first time admitted it had ordered the June 3 dispersal of a Khartoum protest sit-in that left dozens dead and hundreds wounded....
06:26, 06/14/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian health facilities under attack; Ebola casualties in the Democratic Republic of the Congo hitting the 1,00...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an update on low birthweight babies across the world; and the UN chief’s trip for climate action in th...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Hemedti: the feared commander pulling the strings in Sudan With talks over the country’s future deadlocked, Bashir’s former righthand man in Darfur is seen increasingly as a key playerWhen armed men fired on protesters in the Sudanese capital Khartoum earlier this month, killing six and injuring dozens, witn...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Sudan says 87 killed when troops broke up protest, critics say too low The head of an official Sudanese investigation said on Saturday 87 people were killed when security forces broke up a protest on June 3, a figure that prompted demonstrations across the capital as opponents of Sudan's military rulers dismissed it as ...
07:52, 07/28/2019

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as talks remain deadlocked....
12:13, 05/28/2019

| Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest Troops deployed Sunday in Sudan's capital ahead of a planned mass protest against the country's ruling generals, amid international calls for restraint to prevent a new crackdown on demonstrators....
13:52, 06/30/2019

The Latest: General: Probe begun into Sudan sit-in break-up The deputy head of Sudan’s ruling military council says they have begun a “fair and independent” investigation into the violent break-up of the Khartoum sit-in by protesters and other clashes...
19:39, 06/05/2019

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council....
12:26, 06/09/2019

UAE senior official supports investigation of "massacre" in Sudan The United Arab Emirates is concerned about the "massacre" in Sudan and supports calls for an investigation, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Friday....
18:39, 06/07/2019

| Sudan to launch historic transition to civilian rule Sudan's military rulers and protest leaders on Saturday are scheduled to sign a landmark deal reached after a bloody uprising which is meant to pave the way for civilian rule....
08:26, 08/16/2019

Sudan Deposed a Dictator, but Will Real Change Follow? Even after forcing out president Omar al-Bashir, who ruled Sudan for 30 years, thousands of pro-democracy protesters are still out on the streets. Why? Because the country’s military generals have taken power into their hands....
12:26, 05/02/2019

| Sudan forces arrest protest leaders who met Ethiopia PM Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconciliation mission to Khartoum, their aides have said....
14:39, 06/08/2019

Sudan: Dozens die as military cancels deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Sudan protesters: Roadmap for civilian rule accepted KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest movement says it has accepted an Ethiopian roadmap for civilian-led transitional government, after a months-long standoff with the country’s military rulers. Ahmed Rabie, a spokesman for the Sudanese...
17:26, 06/23/2019

Sudan generals, protesters split on who will lead transition Sudan's ruling generals and protesters behind months of mass demonstrations that drove autocrat Omar al-Bashir from power are divided over who will lead the country during its transition period....
11:13, 05/21/2019

Sudan military wants to cede power quickly: general Sudan's military wants to hand power to a democratically elected government as soon as possible in the tumultuous aftermath of former president Omar al-Bashir's overthrow, a prominent general said in an interview published on Wednesday....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Sudan’s protesters accept roadmap for civilian rule Sudan’s protest movement says it has accepted a roadmap for a civilian-led transitional government, after a months-long standoff with military rulers...
19:00, 06/23/2019

Sudan protesters meeting with envoy moved to Sunday Sudan’s protest leaders say a meeting with an Ethiopian envoy over proposals to resume negotiations with the ruling military council has been rescheduled for Sunday...
22:13, 06/22/2019

Ethiopia attempts to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday urged Sudan's military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in trying to agree on a transition to democracy after the worst bloodshed since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
02:26, 06/08/2019

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the State Department said....
12:13, 06/11/2019

Fears of violence as Sudan gets ready for 'million man' march Generals urged not to hurt protesters who plan to pour on to streets of KhartoumKhartoum is bracing itself for a mass protest against Sudan’s ruling generals, as calls mount for restraint to prevent a new military crackdown on demonstrators.The plann...
12:52, 06/30/2019

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
18:39, 06/05/2019

Factbox: Leading players and powers in Sudan's unrest The Sudanese military's bloody crackdown on a pro-democracy protest camp in Khartoum this week was a major blow to efforts to create a democracy following the overthrow of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on April 11....
18:52, 06/05/2019

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on Monday....
07:13, 06/11/2019

In Sudan, protesters log victory but military still calls the shots The Sudanese military and civilian opposition have agreed on democratic elections in three years' time. Meanwhile, they're supposed to share power in a council. But will they? And can they without more violence?...
19:52, 07/06/2019

Sudan's Bashir charged with corruption, in first appearance since April Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir was charged with corruption-related offences on Sunday, as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown and detained in April....
01:52, 06/17/2019

Death toll from clashes at Sudan rallies climbs to 11 Sudanese activists say at least 11 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule...
21:00, 07/01/2019

Sudan protesters take over square where Bashir challenged uprising Sudanese demonstrators on Thursday rolled out a banner honoring fallen protesters over a square where ousted president Omar al-Bashir held a large rally in his final months in power, a symbolic move that left some in tears....
20:00, 07/18/2019

| Five protesters killed as mass demos rock Sudan Five Sudanese demonstrators were killed Sunday as tens of thousands took to the streets to demand civilian rule in the first mass rally since a bloody crackdown on protesters -- a show of people power despite heavy troop deployments by the ruling gen...
23:52, 06/30/2019

Sudan's Bashir appears in public for first time since being ousted Ex-president is taken out of prison to the office of the anti-corruption prosecutorSudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown, as he was taken out of prison to the office of the anti-corr...
22:00, 06/16/2019

African Union and UN support civilian-led Sudan transition The African Union and the United Nations say they are supporting a civilian-led transitional government in Sudan following last month's overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
00:39, 05/07/2019

Some shops reopen in Sudan’s cities despite strike call Shops and businesses have reopened and some traffic returned to the streets of Sudan’s capital of Khartoum and another major city despite calls by pro-democracy protesters to continue a general strike and other civil disobedience...
21:39, 06/10/2019

Sudan’s military council resumes talks with protesters KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military council is meeting with protesters on the country’s political transition after talks were halted for three days while roads were cleared outside the main sit-in in the capital, Khartoum. The ...
13:39, 05/19/2019

Sudan’s Bashir appears in public for first time since ouster Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time since his ouster, as he was led away to a prosecutor’s office in a corruption probe...
19:13, 06/16/2019

Sudan protesters cancels marches in wake of agreement Sudan’s pro-democracy movement revised its protest schedule for the next week, after it reached a power-sharing deal with the ruling military council...
19:13, 07/06/2019

Sudan's Bashir appears in public for first time since ouster Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir appeared in public on Sunday for the first time since his ouster, as he was led away to a prosecutor's office in a corruption probe....
18:26, 06/16/2019

Sudan's military council resumes talks with protesters Sudan's ruling military council is meeting with protesters on the country's political transition after talks were halted for three days while roads were cleared outside the main sit-in in the capital, Khartoum....
16:13, 05/19/2019

| Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge - prosecutor Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir will appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and possessing foreign currency, says the country's acting prosecutor general....
22:39, 06/15/2019

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling military regime could lead to civil war and anarchy.The d...
19:26, 06/06/2019

Thousands protest in Sudan, demanding civilian rule Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Sunday in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in earlier in June....
21:39, 07/01/2019

Islamists in Sudan rally in support of Islamic rule KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Thousands of Islamists in Sudan long allied with ousted president Omar al-Bashir’s regime are rallying to support military-backed Islamic rule in the face of alleged attempts by protesters to abolish it. Friday’s ra...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites A Sudanese diplomat says the transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur hand over its premises as part of its withdrawal...
07:00, 06/15/2019

UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared to more than 100....
03:13, 06/06/2019

| Uncertainty grips Sudan weeks after Bashir's ouster Weeks after the army ousted veteran leader Omar al-Bashir, Sudan is gripped by uncertainty as talks between the military rulers and protesters on the transition to civilian rule remain deadlocked....
23:39, 05/23/2019

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Associa...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Mass rallies demand civilian rule in Sudan Marches against Sudan's ruling generals are taking place in the capital city and across the country. Organizers said security services had stormed their offices without warning ahead of the Sunday's demonstrations....
17:00, 06/30/2019

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off between military leaders and opposition Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long standoff between the ruling Transitional Military Council and the opposition alliance....
11:26, 07/05/2019

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it will push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday after talks with the ruling military council collapsed....
00:00, 05/28/2019

General strike launched in Sudan after security crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan on the first day of a general strike called by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council...
23:26, 06/09/2019

| Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience on July 14 Sudanese protest leaders called for a one-day nationwide "civil disobedience" campaign on July 14, in an announcement a day after they organised mass protests against the ruling generals that rocked the country....
14:26, 07/02/2019

Sudan: 4 dead after civil disobedience campaign begins The opposition has called on people across Sudan to join a civil disobedience campaign to force transition of power. Monday marks a week since forces loyal to the ruling military council killed more than 100 protesters....
05:13, 06/10/2019

Tens of Thousands Protest Military Rule in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir. T...
17:39, 06/30/2019

Important to continue dialogue in Sudan, avoid escalation: UAE It is important to continue dialogue in Sudan and avoid an escalation, a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Tuesday, after protests against the ruling military....
09:00, 07/02/2019

Tens of thousands protest army rule in Sudan Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir...
17:39, 06/30/2019

The Latest: Russia opposes any foreign intervention in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A top Russian diplomat says Moscow opposes “any foreign intervention” in Sudan, where more than a hundred protesters have died in a military crackdow...
11:52, 06/06/2019

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
12:00, 06/10/2019

Why Sudan’s Pain Endures After a Brutal Leader’s Ouster Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir brutally crushed dissent during the three decades he ruled the North African nation. But his overthrow in April hasn’t ushered in peace. Instead, the military council that replaced him is accused of some of the worst-...
19:52, 06/10/2019

Sudan’s army, protesters strike some deals in negotiations KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling generals and the protesters who drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month say they’re making progress in negotiations and have agreed on the length of the country’s transition period....
11:39, 05/15/2019

Sudan' military says protest leaders ignored Islamic Sharia Sudan's ruling military council says a constitutional proposal from the protesters who drove the country's former president from power ignores the idea that Islamic Sharia law is the basis for the country's legislation....
20:00, 05/08/2019

"Got $90 Million From Saudi Royals", Admits Ex-Sudan President Omar al-Bashir received $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a court at the opening Monday of the deposed Sudanese strongman's corruption trial....
23:13, 08/19/2019

Eleven wounded in Sudan by gunfire near sit-in -opposition committee At least 11 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday, an opposition doctors’ committee said....
02:26, 06/02/2019

| Sudan's Omar al-Bashir charged over 'killing' of protesters Sudan's ousted president Omar al-Bashir has been charged over the killings of protesters during the anti-regime demonstrations that led to the end of his rule, the prosecutor general announced Monday....
20:52, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Sudan doctors say protesters wounded by military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the uprising in Sudan that ended President Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year reign last month (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Sudan Doctors Committee says at least a dozen protesters were wounded in clashes with the...
20:52, 05/13/2019

| US urges Sudan military to seal deal with protesters The US has pressed Sudan's military leader to reach an agreement with protesters, who have threatened a disobedience campaign unless there is a transfer to civilian rule....
21:52, 05/09/2019

Sudan: Omar al-Bashir corruption trial gets underway Sudan's deposed president arrived amid heavy security at the courthouse in Khartoum where he is facing charges of financial malpractice. Amnesty International say that he still has to face heavier charges in The Hague....
13:13, 08/19/2019

Sudan agrees to 3-year transition to democratic government The Sudanese military and protest leaders said Wednesday they've reached an agreement on a three-year transition of power, signaling an end to its political crisis....
21:26, 05/15/2019

UN puts brakes on peacekeepers’ pullout from Sudan’s Darfur UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has voted to put the brakes on the withdrawal of the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Sudan’s vast western Darfur region as the country deals with a political crisis. The council vot...
05:26, 06/28/2019

What’s Happening in Sudan? A Guide to the Revolution and Continuing Conflict Although mass protests and Sudan’s military joined to force a longtime dictator, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, out of power, talks between civilian leaders and generals have collapsed....
00:52, 06/05/2019

Rights group warns of use of violence during Sudan rallies CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International says Sudanese authorities must guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a deadly military crackdown that has left more than 100 dead since early June. The rights group released ...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Sudan bans Al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has closed the Khartoum office of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the station has said, adding that its staff members’ work perm...
07:00, 05/31/2019

UN experts urge probe of violations against Sudan protesters KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — U.N. experts are concerned that Sudan is sliding into a “human rights abyss” in the aftermath of the Sudanese security forces’ deadly break-up of the main protest sit-in in the capital, Khartoum. The experts, ...
14:26, 06/12/2019

U.S. joins diplomatic push to salvage Sudan talks The top U.S. diplomat for Africa was due in Khartoum on Wednesday to join an international push to salvage a deal between Sudan's military rulers and opposition groups two months after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
15:52, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Rights group calls for UN inquiry on Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Sudanese military’s crackdown on a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local): 2:20 p.m. An international rights group is calling for the United Nations to launch an “imp...
15:00, 06/04/2019

| Sudan closes Al-Jazeera office in Khartoum - channel Sudan has closed the Khartoum office of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the station said on its website, adding that its staff members' work permits had also been withdrawn....
19:00, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Activists: Sudan military assault clears sit-in Sudanese activists say an assault by security forces has almost completely cleared the sit-in area outside the military’s headquarters in the capital, Khartoum...
12:39, 06/03/2019

US urges quick transition to civilian government in Sudan The United States is urging Sudan’s transitional military council to move “expeditiously” toward a civilian-led government following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Two killed as Sudan forces try to disperse protesters: witnesses, TV Sudanese forces entered the site of a sit-in in central Khartoum early on Monday amid gunfire, witnesses and Arab television stations said, in what activists described as an attempt to disperse protesters demanding civilian rule....
08:39, 06/03/2019

Sudan's army, protesters strike some deals in negotiations Sudan's ruling generals and the protesters who drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month say they're making progress in negotiations and have agreed on the length of the country's transition period....
13:13, 05/15/2019

The activist in that iconic photo says she climbed on a car to declare, 'Sudan is for all' When she climbed atop a car this week during a mass sit-in in Sudan, a 22-year-old activist aimed to rouse a crowd already intent on forcing the nation's President to step down, she told CNN....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Protesters shot, killed as Sudan police try to disperse sit-in Security forces have used live rounds in an operation to disperse peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Demonstrators are demanding civilian rule, after a military council took over from ousted President Omar al-Bashir....
14:13, 06/03/2019

Four killed in Sudan protests, military rulers say they will not allow chaos Sudan's ruling military council warned that it would not allow "chaos" after four people were killed in violence that broke out over an agreement on a political transition reached by the generals and protest groups....
14:13, 05/14/2019

Sudan's ex-president Bashir arrives at corruption trial Sudan's ousted president Omar al-Bashir on Monday arrived amid heavy security at the courthouse in the capital Khartoum where he is facing corruption charges, a Reuters witness said....
11:39, 08/19/2019

Al-Jazeera says Sudan shuts down bureau, blocks journalists KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says authorities in Sudan have shut down its bureau in Khartoum and banned its reporters from working. Al-Jazeera made the announcement early Friday, describing the decision by Sudan’...
07:13, 05/31/2019

Sudan 'on verge of civil war', protest leader warns One of the most senior protest leaders in Sudan has told Sky News the country is on the verge of descending into civil war, with regular army officers preparing to march on the capital Khartoum in support of civilians....
19:39, 06/03/2019

| Sudan's army says holding talks with all political forces Sudan's military rulers say they are communicating with all political forces to name a prime minister and form a civilian government "as soon as possible"....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Sudan: Dozens die as military nixes deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
08:26, 06/05/2019

Islamists in Sudan cancel rally over fears of violence Islamists in Sudan who were allied with ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir say they have cancelled a planned rally for fear of violence from the protesters who drove him from power earlier this month....
15:13, 04/29/2019

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as an opposition alliance said it was suspending its campaign of civil disobedience and strikes....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Sudan's military, opposition agree constitutional declaration The African Union said the ruling generals and opposition leaders have reached "full agreement" on a constitutional declaration. Negotiations between the two sides have been going on for months amid bouts of violence....
10:00, 08/03/2019

Sudan’s military council to be dissolved in transition deal Sudan’s top general says the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April will be dissolved with the implementation of a power-sharing deal reached with protesters last week...
15:00, 07/08/2019

Sudan’s army says AU-Ethiopia deal paves way for talks KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling generals say they have accepted a joint proposal from the African Union and Ethiopia to work toward a transitional government. Lt. Gen. Shams Eddin Kabashi, a spokesman for the military council, said late F...
12:00, 06/29/2019

Sudan's military leaders accused of ordering massacre BBC investigation includes testimony from soldiers who attacked peaceful protestersThe massacre of peaceful protesters in Sudan last month was ordered by the country’s top military rulers, according to an investigation by BBC Africa Eye.The documenta...
16:13, 07/12/2019

U.S. joins diplomatic push to salvage agreement in Sudan The top U.S. diplomat for Africa is joining an international push to press Sudan's military rulers and the opposition toward a deal on a transition to democracy two months after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
23:39, 06/12/2019

Sudan talks resume as protest strike suspended Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council. The opposition alliance has also decided to suspend its campaign of civil disobedience....
07:13, 06/12/2019

Sudan's military rulers suspend transition talks Sudan's military council has said that talks with protesters over installing civilian rule have been suspended for 72 hours. Talks have been marred by street violence, with several people wounded....
07:52, 05/16/2019

Sudan protesters, military form new transitional council Sudan has formed a transitional council that will govern the country for three years, with elections to follow. Many Sudanese welcome a new era after months of unrest, but how serious is the military about democracy?...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience campaign Protesters in Sudan have threatened acts of civil disobedience after the army partially rejected proposals for civilian rule. Demonstrators believe the army is delaying the transition to a civilian government....
04:00, 05/09/2019

Sudan’s army warns of violence during pllaned rallies Sudan’s ruling military council is warning protest leaders of “destruction or damage” ahead of planned mass rallies over the weekend calling for civilian rule over two months after the military ouster of autocratic President Omar al-Bashir....
16:26, 06/29/2019

The Revolutionary Force Behind Sudan’s Protest Movement? Doctors A prescription for change: When Omar Hassan al-Bashir came to power in 1989, doctors were among the first to resist. Three decades later, they are at the forefront of the movement that toppled him....
21:52, 04/28/2019

Ex-Sudan president got millions from Saudis, court hears Sudan's ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir acknowledged receiving millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, a police detective told a court on Monday at the start of a corruption trial that many Sudanese thought they would never see....
17:13, 08/19/2019

Some internet service restored in Sudan after court ruling Some internet users in Sudan were back online on Tuesday after a court ordered telecoms companies to end a weeks-long blackout ordered by the authorities to contain political protests....
17:26, 07/09/2019

U.S. not ready to remove Sudan from sponsors of terrorism list The United States still needs to resolve longstanding issues with Sudan before it can consider removing it from its list of state sponsors of terrorism, a senior State Department official said on Wednesday....
21:52, 08/07/2019

Four killed in renewed Sudan protests, opposition medics say At least four protesters were killed and many injured by gunfire in the Sudanese city of Omdurman on Thursday, opposition medics said, as hundreds of thousands took to the streets to pile pressure on the country's military rulers....
01:13, 08/02/2019

Sudan protesters threaten military with civil disobedience KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protesters are threatening a civil disobedience campaign if the ruling military refuses to hand over power to civilians. The threat comes after a two-day strike meant to pressure the military showed no tangible ef...
11:26, 05/30/2019

Sudan activists call for ‘justice’ for killed protesters Thousands of Sudanese have flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in...
17:39, 07/13/2019

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan from all activities....
19:26, 06/06/2019

Saudi Arabia deposits $250 million in Sudan central bank Saudi Arabia has deposited $250 million into the central bank of Sudan to support its financial position, the Saudi Finance Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday....
19:00, 08/06/2019

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of pressure on military rulers to hand over power to civilians....
09:00, 05/25/2019

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country's protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal crackdown on protesters....
14:00, 06/13/2019

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores were killed....
01:52, 06/07/2019

Sudan's opposition agree power-sharing deal with military Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups agreed provisionally on Friday to share power for three years, bringing thousands onto the streets to hail a first step toward ending decades of dictatorship....
04:26, 07/06/2019

| Sudan shuts schools as pupils' killing sparks outrage Sudanese authorities Tuesday ordered all schools nationwide to suspend classes indefinitely after crowds of students launched demonstrations against the killing of five pupils at a rally in a central town....
23:39, 07/30/2019

| US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals following a deadly crackdown on demonstrators....
06:26, 06/14/2019

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic reform. Troops shot into the crowd with live ammunition, set tents alight and beat fleeing protesters...
21:00, 06/06/2019

African bloc suspends Sudan, demanding end to military rule The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until the establishment of civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar al-Bashir's fall in April....
01:39, 06/07/2019

Gunfire, Blasts in Sudan's Capital as Protest Site Raided Explosions and machine gunfire were heard in Sudan's capital early Monday, and troops blocked roads in an apparent move against a sit-in camp where protesters have demanded an end to military rule....
07:52, 06/03/2019

| Sudan general vows to back Saudi against Iran 'threats' A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown prince, Sudan's military council said Friday....
15:00, 05/25/2019

Hundreds demonstrate for civilian rule in Sudan's state capitals Hundreds of Sudanese demonstrated in state capitals on Thursday, putting pressure on the ruling military council to cede power to civilians in ongoing tumult since the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir more than two months ago....
18:52, 06/20/2019

Sudan's government is minimizing the death toll in the Khartoum attack Two state agencies have a different, smaller, number of protesters killed than an independent panel’s countDeath tolls can be hard to calculate. Violence, whether it’s natural or manmade, can create chaos that makes counting difficult. And we rarely ...
12:52, 06/16/2019

Sudan just got a step closer to full democracy. Big obstacles remain After almost nine months of violence and wrangling, Sudan came a step closer to a civilian government on Saturday when opposition leaders and military generals signed a power-sharing agreement in the capital, Khartoum....
22:52, 08/19/2019

Gunfire, blasts in Sudan’s capital as protest site raided Explosions and heavy machine gun fire are being heard across the Sudanese capital and troops are blocking roads leading to a sit-in camp of protesters who have demanded transition to civilian rule...
07:00, 06/03/2019

Death toll from violence in Sudan rises to 61: health ministry The official death toll in Sudan from violence that erupted on Monday has risen to 61, the director general of the Health Ministry said on Thursday, up from a previous toll of 46....
12:52, 06/06/2019

| Sudan protest leaders say accord with army on transitional authority Sudan's protest leaders says they have reached a breakthrough agreement with the country's military rulers on transitional authorities to run the country....
08:52, 05/14/2019

ICC will no longer refer Jordan to U.N. for failure to arrest Sudan's Bashir The International Criminal Court will not refer Jordan to the U.N. Security Council for its failure to arrest Sudanese war crimes suspect Omar al-Bashir when he visited Amman in 2017, judges said on Monday, reversing an earlier decision....
15:13, 05/06/2019

Sudan protests turn violent as Omar al-Bashir is charged At least four dead in protests in Khartoum after ousted president charged and transition deal moves closerViolence has flared in Sudan’s capital Khartoum after the military council and opposition groups said they had agreed to a power structure for t...
05:39, 05/14/2019

Accountability in Sudan ‘crucial’ to avoid ‘further bloodshed’, says UN rights office Now in its fifth day, a crackdown by the military authorities in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, with dozens reported killed, has prompted a “gravely concerned” UN human rights office (OHCHR) to propose the “rapid deployment” of a monitoring team t...
18:13, 06/07/2019

Sudan protesters, army announce new ruling body after deal Sudan’s pro-democracy movement and the army announced a joint ruling body on Tuesday, formally disbanding the military council that took power after the ouster of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir in April...
23:26, 08/20/2019

Sudan military admits abuses committed in Khartoum attack Several officers arrested over protest camp crackdown in which more than 100 killedMilitary rulers in Sudan have admitted that security forces committed abuses when they attacked a protest camp in Khartoum earlier this week.A spokesman for the transi...
17:26, 06/14/2019

Sudan Factions Sign Agreement Paving Way for Civilian Rule Military leaders and pro-democracy protesters initialed a constitutional declaration aimed at ending months of bloodshed after the ouster of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir....
17:26, 08/04/2019

Sudan’s military rulers condemn attack on Islamist party Sudanese protest leaders are holding talks with the ruling military council after the military condemned an attack on an Islamist party close to President Omar al-Bashir, who was removed from power and jailed earlier this month...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Sudan military and opposition agree on power-sharing deal Sudan’s ruling military council and civilian protest leaders have reached an agreement to share power for a transition period. The plan envisages a rotating presidency and civilian-military ruling council....
08:13, 07/05/2019

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has announced a nationwide “civil disobedience” campaign it said would run until Sudan’s ruling generals tra...
05:13, 06/09/2019

Sudan Security Forces Open Fire at Protest Site Several people were killed, according to witnesses and local media reports, as talks between protest leaders and the country’s military rulers collapsed this week....
21:26, 06/03/2019

| Sudan generals, protest leaders agree on constitutional declaration Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said on paving the way for transitioning to civilian rule....
15:52, 08/03/2019

| 'Wrong, outrageous': World reacts as Sudan forces attack sit-in A deadly military crackdown on protesters in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, has prompted global concern with the US calling the assault "wrong" and the AU urging an immediate investigation into the reported deaths of more than a dozen people....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience to push army Sudan’s protest leaders are calling on Sudanese to take part in acts of civil disobedience in a bid to pressure the military after the deadly break-up of their main sit-in...
18:26, 06/08/2019

Two Sudan rebel leaders arrested after meeting Ethiopia PM: sources Two Sudanese rebel leaders were arrested early on Saturday, opposition sources said, shortly after meeting visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who is trying to mediate in a crisis threatening a transition to democracy....
15:00, 06/08/2019

| Sudan forms sovereign council to lead transition: spokesperson Sudan's generals and opposition alliance on have formed a sovereign council that will head the country during its three-year transition to civilian rule, a spokesperson has said....
08:13, 08/21/2019

| Sudan protest leaders receive new AU, Ethiopia transition plan The Sudanese movement protesting for the military to hand over to civilian rule says it received a new proposal for a transition drafted by Ethiopia and the African Union....
20:39, 06/28/2019

The secret Sudan safe house where injured protesters are treated Two boys who lost legs are among those lying low after a series of deadly crackdowns by the militaryIn a nondescript apartment block in downtown Khartoum, 14-year-old Faisal Ali rests with his father. In the entrance hall, the strong traditional smel...
13:13, 07/05/2019

Sudan: Clashes after opposing sides reach transition deal Armed groups have fired on demonstrators at a sit-in protest outside the military headquarters in Khartoum. Earlier, the opposition and the military council reached a deal on the country's future governing structure....
02:52, 05/14/2019

Sudan's military council head says El-Obeid killings 'regrettable' The head of Sudan's ruling military council said an incident in which at least four schoolchildren were shot dead at a protest was "regrettable" and called for a quick resumption of negotiations over political transition....
00:26, 07/31/2019

Troops open fire on protester’s camp in Sudan, killing 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudanese security forces attacked a protest camp in the capital Monday, opening fire, torching tents and killing at least nine people, as they largely cleared away the weeks-old sit-in aimed at pressuring the military to yield power...
13:13, 06/03/2019

US briefing: Trump in Britain, Jared Kushner, and violence in Sudan Monday’s top story: Protests expected as US president arrives in London for three-day state visit. Plus, Warriors level NBA finals in Game 2Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential sto...
13:52, 06/03/2019

Ethiopia PM Abiy in Sudan to meet with chief of military council Ethiopia's prime minister arrived in Sudan's capital Khartoum on Friday to meet with the chief of Sudan's Transitional Military Council Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, his office said....
10:26, 06/07/2019

The Latest: African Union official condemns Sudan violence KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the Sudanese military’s moves against a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local) 2:50 p.m. The chairman of the African Union Commission is strongly condemning the violence in Sudan and urges the ...
15:13, 06/03/2019

Clashes in Sudan's capital after deal on transitional power structure Violence flared in Sudan's capital Khartoum late on Monday after the military council and opposition groups said they had agreed to a power structure for the country's transition following the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir last month....
01:13, 05/14/2019

Sudan military council head says it's ready to negotiate with opposition The head of Sudan's ruling military council said on Wednesday it was ready to meet an opposition alliance to negotiate the country's transition toward democracy, after talks collapsed following the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in....
19:13, 06/19/2019

| Sudan militia killed 9 people in Darfur village, say doctors A Sudanese militia has shot dead nine people in a village of the war-torn region of Darfur, a doctors committee linked to the country's protest movement has said....
16:00, 06/12/2019

Civil disobedience campaign empties streets of Sudan's capital A campaign of civil disobedience to demand civilian rule left the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum largely deserted as the working week began on Sunday, while police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Khartoum North, witnesses said....
18:52, 06/09/2019

Ethiopian premier visits Sudan, trying to ease deadly crisis KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is in Sudan to mediate between the ruling military and the country’s protest leaders amid an army crackdown that has killed over 100 people this week. Ahmed was met by Sudanese generals...
14:13, 06/07/2019

| Sudan protesters threaten civil disobedience after army delays Sudanese protest leaders have threatened to launch a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience after accusing the country's military rulers of delaying the transfer of power to a civilian administration....
21:13, 05/09/2019

U.N. rights chief calls on Sudan to halt attacks on protesters United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Monday for Sudanese security forces to halt attacks on Khartoum protest camps and to allow medical workers access to the wounded after at least 13 people were reported killed....
18:26, 06/03/2019

| WATCH: Sudan protesters flood capital to defend 'revolution' 'Just fall, just fall,' Hadia chanted, her voice cutting through the din as a convoy of paramilitaries rolled past a mass of flag-waving protesters in downtown Khartoum....
13:00, 07/01/2019

Sudan protesters, Ethiopia envoy discuss talks with military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders say they are meeting with an Ethiopian envoy over proposals to resume negotiations with the ruling military council. The leaders say they’ve received Ethiopia’s initiative for the trans...
15:13, 06/22/2019

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the military from power....
00:52, 06/05/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters CAIRO (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling on the ruling military council to ensure the protection of peaceful demonstrators. Aristi...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens country: TV Sudan's Transitional Council on Thursday accused protesters of seizing a vehicle belonging to the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces and said an encampment outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has become a threat to the country....
01:26, 05/31/2019

Tens of thousands protest to demand civilian rule in Sudan Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Khartoum on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over to civilians, in the largest demonstrations since a deadly security service raid on a protest camp three weeks ago....
16:52, 06/30/2019

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens stability: TV Sudan's military rulers on Thursday said that a protest encampment outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has become a threat to stability after a military vehicle was attacked and seized....
01:52, 05/31/2019

Sudan must end repression, give monitors access, U.N. rights boss says Sudanese authorities must grant human rights monitors access to the country and end "repression" against protesters and restore the country's Internet, U.N. human rights boss Michelle Bachelet said on Monday....
12:13, 06/24/2019

Huge crowds join protest sit-in against Sudan's military leaders Hundreds of thousands of protesters joined a sit-in outside Sudan's defense ministry on Thursday to press the ruling military council to hand over power to a civilian government....
19:39, 05/02/2019

Signing of Sudan Accord Begins Anxious Wait for Democracy Protesters celebrated, with trepidation, a power-sharing deal signed in Sudan on Wednesday that gives the military an extra 21 months of control before civilian leaders can take over....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Sudan protesters begin 2-day strike to press ruling military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders have launched a two-day general strike to press the ruling military to hand over power to a civilian-led authority. Wajdi Saleh, a negotiator for the protesters, says they resorted to holding the s...
12:52, 05/28/2019

| Sudan protesters hold night gatherings to rekindle movement As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief on the movement's latest updates....
18:13, 06/22/2019

Sudan opposition to nominate economist Abdalla Hamdok as PM: sources Sudan's main opposition alliance will nominate Abdalla Hamdok, an economist who has served in international institutions, to be prime minister in the country's transitional government, opposition sources said on Thursday....
20:52, 08/15/2019

Fake Instagram accounts are hijacking Sudan solidarity campaign Some Instagram accounts have been accused of using a social media campaign that aims to promote solidarity with victims of unrest in Sudan merely to gain more followers on the platform....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
13:26, 05/31/2019

| Grief-struck families of Sudan's revolution seek justice Amidst mounds of sand capped by handwritten signs naming the dead, Khadom embraces the tomb of her son, one of the more than 200 killed in Sudan's months-long turmoil....
15:13, 07/10/2019

Sudan says 87 killed when security forces broke up protest in June The head of a Sudanese investigation into the violent break up of a protest by security forces said on Saturday that 87 people were killed and 168 wounded in the June 3 incident in Khartoum, citing a higher death toll than previous official estimates...
15:52, 07/27/2019

Sudan opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since President Omar al-Bashir was overthrown in April....
02:13, 06/05/2019

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike, military says communication not suspended Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held a general strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy....
01:00, 05/29/2019

Sudan opposition says military rulers' suspension of talks is regrettable Sudan's opposition alliance said on Thursday the ruling military council's suspension of talks with protesters for three days was a "regrettable" setback to efforts to forge a new democratic era following the overthrow of long-time leader Omar al-Bas...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Sudan: Army raids opposition offices ahead of protests Protest organizers said security services stormed their offices without warning and forced them to call off a press conference. Nationwide marches would still go ahead on Sunday, however, they announced....
04:26, 06/30/2019

EU: Sudan military responsible for deaths, violence committed against the public The European Union said Monday it holds the ruling Transition Military Council responsible for the deaths of over a hundred people in Sudan since the military cracked down on peaceful protesters earlier this month....
10:52, 06/18/2019

Sudan opposition regrets military council's suspension of talks Sudan's opposition alliance on Thursday said the ruling military council's suspension of talks with protesters for 72 hours was a "regrettable decision"....
07:26, 05/16/2019

| Sudan says 87 killed when security forces broke up protest site An investigation has found "rogue" military personnel were responsible for killing dozens of Sudanese protesters in the worst violence since the ousting of former president Omar al-Bashir....
10:13, 07/28/2019

The Latest: Sudan protesters reject general’s call for talks KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Sudanese protest organizers are dismissing a call by the ruling generals to resume talks, saying the military isn’t serious about negotiating with the prot...
14:39, 06/05/2019

Four teenage protesters killed by security forces in central Sudan Rapid Support Forces opened fire on peaceful protest against shortages in El-ObaidAt least four students were killed when security forces opened fire on a protest in central Sudan on Monday. The oldest was 16, the youngest 14, locals said. The death ...
22:26, 07/29/2019

Arab states support Sudan transition, want stability: UAE minister Arab states support a transition in Sudan that balances the ambitions of the people with stability, a senior United Arab Emirates minister said on Wednesday....
12:26, 05/01/2019

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan....
06:52, 06/23/2019

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen significantly to 60, a doctors group linked to the opposition said on Wednesday....
07:52, 06/05/2019

UAE diplomat says Sudan turning page on Muslim Brotherhood rule The UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Sunday Sudan was turning over the page of being ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood....
09:00, 08/04/2019

Sudan civil disobedience campaign keeps businesses in Khartoum shuttered Many shops and business stayed closed and troops watched the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Tuesday, the third day of a civil disobedience campaign called by the opposition to push military rulers to hand over power to civilians....
15:39, 06/11/2019

Sudan's opposition rejects judicial immunity for military rulers Sudan's main protest group is opposed to granting military rulers "absolute" immunity against possible prosecution for violence against protesters, a group spokesman said on Tuesday, speaking just ahead of a meeting with the rulers....
18:39, 07/16/2019

Sudan's protest coalition calls for civil disobedience campaign Sudanese protest and opposition leaders called on Wednesday for a campaign of civil disobedience in response to what one of them described as the military's "disappointing" answer to their proposals for an interim government....
17:39, 05/08/2019

| Internet on mobile services restored in Sudan, MTN subscribers confirm Mobile internet services were restored across Sudan Tuesday following a court order, weeks after the ruling generals imposed a blockade in the wake of a brutal crackdown on protesters....
15:13, 07/10/2019

| Sudan rebel chief Arman, in Juba, says deported by Khartoum A Sudanese rebel chief said Monday he was deported from Khartoum to South Sudan with two comrades hours after authorities claimed to have released the three men from detention....
11:52, 06/11/2019

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir Charged in Connection With Protester Deaths Sudan’s deposed president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, has been charged by prosecutors with inciting violence that led to the deaths of people protesting his rule....
22:52, 05/13/2019

Ex-Sudan president Omar al-Bashir in court on corruption charges High-profile trial could lead to years in prison for deposed rulerOmar al-Bashir, the former president of Sudan, has appeared in court for the first day of a high-profile corruption trial that could result in the deposed autocratic ruler being jailed...
12:26, 08/19/2019

| Sudan talks cancelled as teenagers' killing triggers outrage Sudanese protest leaders cancelled planned talks with the country's ruling generals as hundreds of schoolchildren demonstrated in Khartoum against the shooting dead of five pupils at a rally....
19:39, 07/30/2019

Sudan military leaders say they beat back coup attempt One week after reaching a deal to share power with civilians, Sudan's ruling military council said Friday it foiled an attempted coup and arrested 16 officers....
02:39, 07/13/2019

Tens of thousands protest in Sudan to demand civilian rule At least seven people were killed as tens of thousands protested in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, on Sunday, in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in earlier in June....
06:39, 07/01/2019

Sudan’s leading opposition party rejects strike call A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a 2-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan...
20:00, 05/26/2019

Sudan: Thousands rally to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Protesters have called for justice for those killed in a brutal raid on a Khartoum camp. The military and civilian opposition still can't finalize power-sharing months after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
23:39, 07/13/2019

Killing of Student Protesters in Sudan Sets Off New Unrest, and Worry Four teenagers and an adult were killed in one of the deadliest episodes in months of unrest. The killings threaten talks to form a new civilian government....
22:00, 07/30/2019

Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Thousands of Sudanese demonstrators took to the streets in cities across the country on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces stormed a protest camp in the capital Khartoum, killing dozens....
18:52, 07/13/2019

Sudan's leading opposition party rejects strike call A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan....
16:00, 05/26/2019

Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ouster Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir was charged with corruption-related offences on Sunday, as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown in April....
17:39, 06/16/2019

Sudan rebel group says leaders deported after talks collapse Sudan's ruling military has deported three members of a rebel movement detained last week in the wake of a deadly raid on a protest sit-in, the movement said on Monday....
20:13, 06/10/2019

| Corruption trial of Sudan's Bashir to begin August 17: lawyer The trial of ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges will begin on August 17, his lawyer has said, after the ex-president failed to appear in court for the first session....
11:39, 08/01/2019

Sudan's former dictator Bashir faces corruption charges on top of war crimes Former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir went to court Monday for the start of his trial on corruption charges for allegedly possessing foreign currency and receiving illegal gifts....
18:52, 08/19/2019

Sudan's military council: 'We are ready to negotiate but no chaos after today' The deputy head of Sudan's Transitional Military Council said that he was ready to negotiate with the opposition but there should be no further unrest beyond Tuesday, a reference to protests disrupting trains and bridges....
12:39, 04/30/2019

US envoy backs Sudan protesters, urges talks with military CAIRO (AP) — The U.S. envoy to Sudan has expressed America’s support for the Sudanese protest movement and has called for a civilian-led government amid stalled negotiations between the pro-democracy leaders and the ruling military. The U.S Emb...
13:13, 06/27/2019

| Sudan general vows 'gallows' for perpetrators of deadly crackdown A top Sudanese general as vowed to send to the "gallows" those who carried out a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this month that killed dozens and left hundreds wounded....
10:52, 06/17/2019

| Sudan protest death toll hits 90: doctors committee Ninety protesters have been killed in protest-related violence across Sudan since demonstrations against ousted president Omar al-Bashir erupted in December, a doctors' committee says....
05:13, 05/07/2019

| US condemns attacks on Sudan protesters, seeks resumed talks Washington called on Sudan's military rulers to "desist from violence" and urged talks with protesters to resume, after doctors said 108 people had been killed in a crackdown....
11:26, 06/06/2019

Sudan's military rulers: 'We are ready to negotiate but no chaos after today' Sudan's military rulers said they were ready to negotiate with the opposition over the political future of the country but there should be no further unrest beyond Tuesday, a reference to protests disrupting trains and bridges....
19:52, 04/30/2019

| 'What protests?': Sudan's desert nomads untouched by Bashir's downfall Not far from Sudan's capital Khartoum, the epicentre of an uprising that toppled autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir, dozens of camel traders are oblivious to the country's biggest political upheaval in decades....
07:26, 07/15/2019

Khartoum's Equestrian Club struggles amid Sudan upheaval For decades the Equestrian and Racing Club has given upper-crust Sudanese the chance to learn horse riding and watch horse racing in a shady compound set apart from the surrounding urban bustle of......
20:39, 08/09/2019

Security forces use tear gas to disperse students in Sudan's Khartoum Security forces fired tear gas to disperse dozens of students demonstrating against the ruling military council at a financial academy in the heart of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Thursday, a Reuters witness said....
22:13, 06/27/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in Libya’s detention centres; Ebola in the Democrati...
21:26, 06/04/2019

Sudan’s generals launch renewed crackdown to defeat general strike Arrests of white-collar workers to discourage protest follow assault by regime’s paramilitariesThe military regime in Sudan has launched a new wave of arrests and violent intimidation in an effort to undermine opposition plans for a widespread campai...
12:13, 06/09/2019

Sudan's military council head says suspends talks with protesters for 72 hours Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) is suspending talks with protesters for 72 hours after they broke a deal on de-escalation, the council head said in a televised statement....
03:39, 05/16/2019

After ousting Bashir, Sudan's activists struggle to loosen military's grip After spearheading the rallies that toppled former President Omar al-Bashir, Sudan's main protest group is now locked in a stand-off with the country's new military rulers that is testing its clout as a political force....
10:39, 05/10/2019

7 dead, hundreds wounded in mass protests against military rule in Sudan At least seven people were killed and nearly 200 were wounded Sunday during massive demonstrations throughout Sudan, demanding the end of military rule....
14:13, 07/01/2019

| School students shot dead at Sudan rally ahead of talks Four Sudanese school students are among five demonstrators shot dead during a rally against shortages of bread and fuel, a day before protest leaders and ruling generals are set to hold new talks on the country's transition....
07:13, 07/30/2019

Sudan's military council says officer killed, protesters wounded: statement Sudan's transitional military council said that one military police officer had been killed and a large number of protesters wounded in clashes in Khartoum late on Monday....
01:13, 05/14/2019

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 people have been killed following last week's military crackdown....
08:39, 06/13/2019

Sudan deports three freed rebel leaders after talks collapse: source Sudan has deported to South Sudan three members of a rebel movement detained last week in the wake of a deadly raid on a protest sit-in, an official in the movement said on Monday....
16:52, 06/10/2019

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups seeking civilian rule....
12:26, 06/13/2019

Sudan's military rulers meet U.S. diplomats, Bashir charged with corruption The head of Sudan's ruling military council held talks on Thursday with the senior U.S. diplomat for Africa, who was visiting Khartoum to encourage a transition to democracy two months after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
21:13, 06/13/2019

Sudan's military rulers and opposition alliance meet for talks in Khartoum Sudan's military rulers and the main opposition alliance met at a Khartoum hotel on Wednesday to restart talks over who should lead Sudan toward elections....
21:39, 07/03/2019

As Sudan uprising grew, Arab states worked to shape its fate CAIRO (AP) — As the uprising against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir gained strength earlier this year, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia began reaching out to the military through secret channels to encourage his removal from power....
10:13, 05/08/2019

Sudan parties to resume talks on forming transitional council: envoy Sudanese parties have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional sovereign council, Ethiopia's special envoy to Sudan said on Tuesday....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Sudan: Deadly crackdown probe results spark fresh protests An official Sudanese investigation said that 87 people were killed when security forces broke up a protest in June. The probe's death toll sparked fresh anger, with protesters saying the death toll was much higher....
03:00, 07/28/2019

Sudan's military council studies African Union, Ethiopia's proposal Sudan's ruling military council said on Friday a proposal submitted by the African Union (AU) and Ethiopia received on June 27 is suitable for the resumption of talks with the opposition on a transition to democracy....
01:39, 06/29/2019

Sudan military and protesters reach agreement for three-year transition period A silver lining is slowly emerging for the future of Sudan. The country’s military leaders announced this week that an agreement had been reached with the opposition for a three-year transition to a democratic, civilian administration....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Sudan military rulers say El-Obeid killings unacceptable, demand accountability The head of Sudan's ruling military council said on Tuesday there must be immediate accountability over an incident in which at least four school children were shot dead on Monday, according to state news agency SUNA....
12:26, 07/30/2019

At least 6 dead in Sudan as former leader Omar Hassan al-Bashir arrested, charged Former Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir faces criminal charges for "inciting" and "criminal complicity" in the deaths of protesters who sought to overthrow him, the transitional military government said....
18:52, 05/14/2019

| Shots fired in Sudan ahead of crunch talks on ruling body At least eight people have been reported wounded by gunshots near a Khartoum sit-in , before crucial talks between military chiefs and protest leaders over a transitional governing body....
22:26, 05/15/2019

Sudan: Mass rallies turn deadly in quest for civilian rule There have been reports of sniper fire at mass rallies in Sudan, with at least seven people dying. Large crowds took to the streets across the county to demand democratic rule....
04:00, 07/01/2019

Sudan charges Bashir with involvement in killing of protesters: public prosecutor Sudan charged ousted president Omar al-Bashir and others with incitement and involvement in the killing of protesters, the public prosecutor said in a statement on Monday....
18:39, 05/13/2019

| Rights group urges Sudan military to ensure safety during rallies An international rights group has demanded Sudan's military rulers guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a deadly military crackdown that has left more than 100 people dead since early June....
01:39, 06/29/2019

Millions join general strike in Sudan aimed at dislodging army Shutdown called in protest against bloody crackdown on protesters last weekMillions of people in Sudan have joined a general strike called by ​pro-reform groups, shutting down the centre of cities across the country despite a wave of arrests and inti...
21:26, 06/09/2019

Sudan military issues warning to opposition over planned protest rally Sudan's ruling military council said on Saturday that a coalition of protest and opposition groups would bear the responsibility for any loss of life or damage resulting from a protest march planned for Sunday....
19:13, 06/29/2019

Careem ends Sudan operations as part of Uber takeover deal Careem has ended operations in Sudan as part of its planned takeover by Uber, a spokeswoman said on Monday, less than a year after the Middle Eastern ride-hailing firm launched in the country....
15:26, 07/01/2019

Sudan's military council says it will present vision for country's transition on Monday Sudan's Transitional Military Council said on Sunday it would publish its views for the country's transitional period on Monday, its latest move in negotiations with opposition factions after the ouster of former President Omar al-Bashir....
20:39, 05/05/2019

Sudan's military rulers respond on constitutional document: opposition spokesman The main group spearheading protests in Sudan said on Tuesday that the country's ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) had responded to its plans for an interim government structure, and it would announce its position once it had studied the rep...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Sudan military says it thwarts coup attempt, arrests senior officers Sudan's military said on Wednesday that it had thwarted a coup attempt and arrested an unspecified number of senior officers in connection with a plot to restore the party of ousted President Omar al-Bashir to power....
00:26, 07/25/2019

Sudan: Army rulers, protesters agree on 3-year transition period Sudan's military rulers and protest movement leaders have set a time frame for transitioning to full civilian rule. A final agreement, including details on the eventual ruling body, is expected in the next day....
05:39, 05/15/2019

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers A key protest group announced the campaign to run until ruling generals transfer power to civilians. The call came days after the military killed dozens at a pro-democracy sit-in in the capital....
13:00, 06/09/2019

Sudan's military council spokesman: 9 soldiers detained following El-Obied killings Sudan's military council spokesman said on Friday that nine soldiers from the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) were dismissed and detained in connection with recent violence in the cities of Omdurman and El-Obeid....
08:00, 08/02/2019

Sudan workers begin 48-hour strike to spur transfer of power Public services in Sudan were brought to a halt Tuesday as thousands began a 48-hour strike intended to force the military-led government to transition to civilian leadership....
01:39, 05/29/2019

Sudan's ousted President Omar al-Bashir to be interrogated over 'financing terrorism' Omar al-Bashir, Sudan's ousted president, is to be questioned over "money laundering and financing terrorism." The order came as tens of thousands of protesters called on the military to give way to civilian rule....
01:52, 05/03/2019

General's growing political clout poses a risk to Sudan's transition Six weeks after a coup d'etat in Sudan, high-profile military leader General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo is evolving into an increasingly influential political force....
14:26, 05/30/2019

Sudan opposition and military sign final power-sharing accord Deal paves way for transitional government after overthrow of long-time leader Omar al-BashirSudan’s main opposition coalition and the ruling military council have signed a final power-sharing agreement, paving the way for a transitional government f...
16:52, 08/17/2019

Sudan: Military, protest leaders sign historic transition deal Eight months after mass protests erupted, the main opposition coalition and the ruling military council have signed off on plans for a transitional government. If it works, Sudan could return to civilian rule in 3 years....
20:00, 08/17/2019

Sudan's female revolutionaries must beware fate that befell women in Libya Alaa Salah’s role in Sudan’s protests was not unique, African women have long led change – and Libya’s precedent is especially relevantAt the same time that images of female Sudanese revolutionaries were going viral, the citizens of Tripoli were prep...
15:39, 05/03/2019

Sudan opposition coalition appoints five civilian members of sovereign council Sudan's opposition coalition on Sunday named five people as civilian members of the country's sovereign council to be sworn in on Monday, a source within the coalition told Reuters....
17:00, 08/18/2019

Sudan's ousted president Bashir questioned in corruption investigation: prosecutor Sudan's ousted President Omar al-Bashir has been questioned over suspected money laundering and financing of terrorism, the state prosecutor said in a statement on Sunday....
20:39, 05/05/2019

Sudan's army rulers end talks as opposition declares 'escalation of revolution' Sudan is lurching closer to a vicious cycle of violence as miltiary rulers and protesters harden their positions. The opposition has vowed to topple the military council after at least 30 protesters were killed....
08:52, 06/04/2019

Sudan protesters hail 'revolution' after agreeing power-sharing deal Sudan's pro-democracy movement claims to have secured a "revolution" after reaching a power-sharing agreement with the country's ruling military council....
20:52, 07/05/2019

Sudan protest group calls for strike amid transition stand-off Sudan's main protest group called on Monday for civil disobedience and a general strike as meetings with the country's military rulers failed to provide any breakthrough on the formation of a joint civilian-military transitional council....
23:52, 04/29/2019

Both sides in Sudan political crisis hail power-sharing deal Sudan’s military leaders and its pro-democracy movement are welcoming a power-sharing agreement, raising hopes it will end a three-month political crisis that paralyzed the country and led to a violent crackdown that killed scores of protesters...
19:26, 07/05/2019

Sudan's military, opposition discuss powers of joint council: sources Sudan's military rulers and an opposition alliance met on Monday to discuss the powers of a joint military-civilian council to steer the country's transition after three decades of rule by Omar al-Bashir, two sources familiar with the proceedings sai...
20:52, 04/29/2019

Sudan's military rulers and opposition reach power-sharing deal Rule will rotate between civilian and military members of governing councilThe military rulers of Sudan have reached a power-sharing deal with opposition members to cover the next three years until elections are held.The new sovereign council agreed ...
19:13, 07/05/2019

Sudan: gunfire heard as security forces move in on Khartoum protesters Security forces attempt to disperse long-running sit-in outside defence ministrySudanese security forces have used live ammunition in a major operation to disperse a protest camp in central Khartoum, witnesses and Arab television stations reported.A ...
09:13, 06/03/2019

Sudan military chief visits Egypt, first trip Since Bashir's ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Omar al-Bashir last month after mass protests against his rule....
18:52, 05/25/2019

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition agree political accord Sudan's military council and an alliance of opposition groups initialed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading the African nation to democracy, live television showed....
09:26, 07/17/2019

U.S. 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."...
18:42, 07/06/2019

Ethiopian, African Union mediation needs to be unified - Sudan military council Sudan's ruling military council said on Sunday that Ethiopia and the African Union needed to unify their efforts to mediate between the council and an opposition coalition on the structure of the country's transitional government....
23:13, 06/23/2019

Saudi Arabia says it is watching Sudan with concern, urges renewed dialogue Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and it supports continued dialogue between the ruling military council and the opposition....
18:00, 06/05/2019

Sudan opposition rejects military's offer of talks, dozens killed Sudan's military rulers offered to resume talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
05:39, 06/06/2019

| Sudan protesters reject army election plan after deadly crackdown Sudan's protest movement has called for fresh rallies and rejected the military rulers' election plan after nearly 40 people were killed in what demonstrators called a "bloody massacre" by security forces....
07:26, 06/06/2019

Sudan's main opposition coalition says agreed to mediator draft agreement Sudan's main opposition coalition said on Saturday it had received a draft agreement from the Ethiopian mediator and had agreed to all of its points defining the country's governmental structure for the transitional period....
01:26, 06/23/2019

Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid standoff with army Sudan's protest leaders are calling for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense standoff with the ruling military....
15:39, 06/17/2019

Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir seen in public for first time since ouster The deposed strongman has been held under arrest in the capital, Khartoum, since the military removed him from power in April amid mass protests against his 30-year rule.        ...
09:39, 06/17/2019

‘Wanton destruction’ in Sudan’s Darfur region, ‘blatant violation’ of international law The looting and destruction of UN food relief agency premises and property in Sudan, has prompted the UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and UN Country Team, to condemn the assault as a “blatant violation of international humanitarian law”....
01:52, 06/25/2019

Ex-Sudan leader Bashir appears before prosecutor to face corruption charges Sudan's ousted President Omar al-Bashir was brought before a prosecutor to face corruption charges. It was the first time he has been seen in public since being toppled in an April coup....
00:26, 06/17/2019

Sudan's ruling military, opposition sign power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and pro-democracy opposition have signed a power-sharing agreement after months of debate over the formation of a transitional government and violent protests....
11:52, 07/17/2019

Sudan’s military has shut down the Internet to crush a popular revolt. Here’s how it could backfire. Sudan's military has taken a page out of the global authoritarian playbook and blocked Internet access in the country. The move could deal a significant blow to Sudan's economy and fuel further unrest....
05:39, 06/22/2019

| WATCH: Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ousting Fallen Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was Sunday seen in public for the first time since being ousted, as he was driven in an armed convoy to the prosecutor's office....
21:52, 06/16/2019

Sudan's military and opposition sign first part of power-sharing deal Protesters and the ruling military inked a political declaration to end months of unrest. Both sides clashed over the east African country's future after President Omar al-Bashir was deposed three months ago....
10:13, 07/17/2019

Sudan military chief meets Egypt's Sisi on first trip since ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Omar al-Bashir last month after mass protests against his rule....
23:26, 05/25/2019

Amid U.S. Silence, Gulf Nations Back the Military in Sudan’s Revolution As protesters and generals argue over who should run Sudan, the United States has been unusually quiet. Saudi Arabia and its allies are filling the vacuum....
19:52, 04/28/2019

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the hands of the brutal military crackdown earlier this ...
21:00, 06/19/2019

Sudan's democratic transition takes shape after months of violent unrest Sudan is set to be ruled by a joint civilian-military coalition for the next three years, with elections to follow. Many Sudanese welcome a new era after months of unrest, but how serious is the military about democracy?...
20:39, 08/20/2019

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......
01:13, 06/15/2019

Sudan military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period leading to elections, setting off street celebrations by thousands of people....
04:00, 07/05/2019

Communication with Sudan main opposition alliance not suspended: council spokesman Sudan's transitional military council TMC said communication with the main opposition alliance had not been suspended and that a joint committee was working towards an agreement, Al Hadath TV reported on Tuesday, citing the council's spokesman....
23:13, 05/28/2019

Sudan's ruling military council reports it has survived coup attempt Top general says plotters were trying to disrupt recent truce between army and protestersSudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a top general has announced on state television, saying that 12 officers and four soldiers have been a...
01:00, 07/12/2019

| Sudan army ruler seeks to resume talks with protest leaders Sudan's army ruler have called on protest leaders to resume talks on the transfer of power without any conditions, as tension between the two sides persists after the bloody dispersal of demonstrators....
11:39, 06/20/2019

13 dead after Sudan security forces storm protest camp in ‘massacre’ Footage shared on social media and verified by Reuters showed chaotic scenes of people fleeing through streets as sustained bursts of gunfire crackled in the air. People rushed to carry away those who had been hit....
20:26, 06/03/2019

EU suspends migration control projects in Sudan amid repression fears The EU has suspended projects targeting illegal migration in Sudan. The move comes amid fears they might have aided security forces responsible for violently repressing peaceful protests in the country, DW has learned....
01:00, 07/23/2019

As Sudan Grapples With a Post-Bashir Future, Regional Powers Circle In the battle to determine the future of Sudan after the ouster of longtime dictator Omar al-Bashir, two foreign powers closely allied to the U.S. are playing an outsize role: Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Switzerland leads on innovation, UNICEF ‘lifelines’ for Yemen, Ebola latest, Liberia peacekeepers Our main stories today: the latest Global Innovation Index ranks Switzerland the world’s most innovative country, the head of the UN Mission in DRC warns of a ‘deadly environment’ for health workers, UNICEF delivers cash for 9 million vulnerable Yeme...
13:52, 07/27/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fistula continues to afflict women; UN mission condemns attack in Central African Republic ...
00:26, 05/24/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo; UN rights office condemns the execution of two Bahraini citizens; and International Day of Friendsh...
18:52, 07/31/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: inclusion in development, Asia monsoons, Ebola risk for youth, obesity and Yemen latest In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting children, obesity plagues island communities, Yemen’s warring parties agree to ceasefire for key port...
13:26, 07/27/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo; UN rights office condemns the execution of two Bahraini citizens; and International Day of Friendsh...
05:13, 07/31/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: Climate crisis and food risks, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, calls for calm in Kashmir Thursday’s top stories: food security risk from climate crisis, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, UN chief urges “maximum restraint” in Jammu and Kashmir, calls for investigations into “brutal abduction” of Libyan politician....
00:39, 08/09/2019

Sudan's military council dismisses public prosecutor, appoints replacement: sources Sudan's military council on Thursday dismissed public prosecutor Alwaleed Sayed Ahmed Mahmoud and appointed Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah to succeed him, prosecution sources told Reuters....
15:13, 06/20/2019

Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Saudi Crown Prince meets Sudan's military council deputy heed: SPA Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met the deputy head of Sudan's transitional military council who is visiting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency said early on Friday....
04:13, 05/24/2019

Sudan opposition decries army's suspension of talks, sees growing anger Sudan's opposition alliance said on Thursday the ruling military council's 72-hour suspension of talks with protesters was a "regrettable" setback to efforts to forge a new democratic era following the overthrow of veteran leader Omar al-Bashir....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Sudan military chief offers talks as violence death toll hits 60 Sudan's military ruler offered to resume talks with opposition groups without conditions on Wednesday, in an apparent olive branch two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp in central Khartoum....
13:00, 06/05/2019

Sudan opposition to nominate economist Abdalla Hamdok for prime minister: sources Sudan's main opposition alliance will nominate economist Abdalla Hamdok to serve as prime minister in the country's transitional government, sources told Reuters on Thursday....
14:52, 08/15/2019