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Sudan president will not attend Saudi summit with Trump

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Sudan president will not attend Saudi summit with Trump

- CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s state news agency says Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who has been indicted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court, will not attend the Islamic Summit in Saudi Arabia where U.S. President Donald Trump is the guest of honor. SUNA news agency says Friday al-Bashir has excused himself from attending the summit Sunday “for personal reasons.” It didn’t elaborate

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Hamis Kiiza joins Sudan's El Hilal El Obeid

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Hamis Kiiza joins Sudan's El Hilal El Obeid

- Uganda Cranes striker Hamis Kiiza has joined Sudanese side El Hilal El Obeid on one year contract from URA FC. The former Simba and Yanga player last week left the country with his agent Sulaiman Mutyaba to undergo trials which he passed and subsequently underwent a medical to confirm his stay in Sudan. Kiiza has enjoyed a fruitful spell since returning to the local scene from Free State Stars in South Africa to join URA

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Bashir attendance at summit with Trump opposed by US

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Bashir attendance at summit with Trump opposed by US

- KHARTOUM. Sudan said Wednesday that President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for genocide, will appear at the same summit in Saudi Arabia as Donald Trump, but the United States indicated it opposes his attendance. "I can confirm President Bashir will go ... to Saudi Arabia," Sudan's Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour told reporters in Geneva. "We look forward (to) normalisation of our relations with the US

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Bashir attendance at summit with Trump opposed by US

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Bashir attendance at summit with Trump opposed by US

- Khartoum (AFP) - Sudan said Wednesday that President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for genocide, will appear at the same summit in Saudi Arabia as Donald Trump, but the United States indicated it opposes his attendance. "I can confirm President Bashir will go ... to Saudi Arabia," Sudan's Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour told reporters in Geneva. "We look forward (to) normalisation of our relations with the US

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Sudan's President, who faces genocide charges, to attend Saudi summit with Trump

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Sudan's President, who faces genocide charges, to attend Saudi summit with Trump

- He will "participate actively" at the summit in Saudi Arabia, senior Sudanese lawmaker says The Trump administration has disavowed Bashir's invitation by Saudi officials (CNN)Sudan's controversial President Omar al-Bashir is due to attend a summit in Saudi Arabia that will bring together US President Donald Trump and leaders of Muslim majority nations, a senior Sudanese lawmaker said Wednesday. Bashir, who's led his country for almost three decades, has been charged with crimes against humanity, including genocide, by the International Criminal Court related to the Darfur conflict in Sudan in 2010

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Omar al- Bashir invited to Donald Trump's Saudi summit

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Omar al- Bashir invited to Donald Trump's Saudi summit

- RIYADH. Saudi Arabia has invited Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for alleged war crimes, to a summit with US President Donald Trump and Arab and Muslim leaders, a Saudi official said Wednesday. "He (Bashir) is invited," the official told AFP without saying whether the Sudanese leader would attend the top-level talks on Sunday. Trump is scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest sites, from Saturday on his first foreign trip since taking office in January

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As UPDF ends Kony hunt, is peace still illusive in northern Uganda?

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As UPDF ends Kony hunt, is peace still illusive in northern Uganda?

- A third unsuccessful coordinated effort to capture LRA rebel leader Joseph Kony is here again following the five-year elusive hunt by a the joint force of US army and Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF). The forces started pulling out from Central African Republic (CAR) on grounds that Kony is no longer a threat to either CAR or Uganda. This event gives traumatic memories to the northern Uganda population when in 2002, the Sudanese government allowed UPDF entry into southern Sudan to confront LRA in “Operation Iron Fist

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S.Sudan hosting rebels to 'extend war' in Sudan: security

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S.Sudan hosting rebels to 'extend war' in Sudan: security

- Sudan's powerful security agency on Monday accused breakaway South Sudan of staging talks with rebels fighting Khartoum's forces in two southern states, with the goal of "extending the war" there. In a statement, the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) said South Sudanese President Salwa Kiir, his deputy Taban Deng and top army commanders held meetings last week with the SPLM-N rebel group

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Sudan says it is hosting over 600,000 S.Sudanese refugees

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Sudan says it is hosting over 600,000 S.Sudanese refugees

- Khartoum. Sudan on Sunday announced that it is hosting over 600,000 South Sudanese refugees, according to Sudan’s Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC). “Sudan is hosting more than 600,000 South Sudanese refugees. Sudan has provided more than 12,000 tons of humanitarian assistance to the citizens of South Sudan,” said HAC Commissioner Ahmed Mohamed Adam in a statement Sunday. The Sudanese official further urged the international community to support the efforts being made by Sudan to provide more aid to the South Sudanese citizens before the arrival of the rainy season

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Jepun mula undur 350 tentera dari Sudan Selatan

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Jepun mula undur 350 tentera dari Sudan Selatan

- NAIROBI: Jepun hari ini mula mengundurkan tenteranya dari misi Pertubuhan Bangsa-Bangsa Bersatu (PBB) dalam peperangan di Sudan Selatan, menurut seorang pegawai. Langkah itu diambil berikutan peningkatan keganasan dalam konflik yang disifatkan sebagai pembunuhan beramai-ramai. Kontinjen tentera Jepun seramai 350 anggota yang berpangkalan di ibu negara Sudan Selatan, Juba sejak lima tahun lalu kebanyakannya membantu dalam pembinaan infrastruktur negara itu. "Kumpulan pertama akan meninggalkan negara itu hari ini, "kata jurucakap Misi PBB di Sudan Selatan (UNMISS), Daniel Dickinson kepada Reuters

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16 maut pertempuran di Sudan Selatan

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16 maut pertempuran di Sudan Selatan

- JUBA: Sekurang-kurangnya 16 orang awam terbunuh apabila pertempuran meletus antara tentera kerajaan dan pemberontak di bandar kedua terbesar Sudan Selatan, Wau, hari ini. Misi pengaman Pertubuhan Bangsa-bangsa Bersatu (UNMISS) dalam satu kenyataan berkata, pihaknya melakukan dua rondaan di Wau pada Isnin dan berkata mereka menemui mayat 16 orang awam di sebuah hospital. "Seramai 10 lagi mangsa cedera," kata kenyataan itu. UNMISS berkata, anggota SPLA (Tentera Pembebasan Rakyat Sudan), kereta kebal dan peralatan tentera bergerak ke bahagian barat daya Wau akhir minggu lalu

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Güney Sudan'da çatışma: 10 ölü

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Güney Sudan'da çatışma: 10 ölü

- Mealiya kabilesi Şura Meclisi Başkanı Merdes Cuma AA muhabirine yaptığı açıklamada, Rizeykat kabilesinden bazı kişilerin hayvanlarını çalması neticesinde başlayan çatışmalarda Mealiya'dan 2, Rizeykat'tan da 8 kişinin hayatını kaybettiğini belirtti. Cuma halihazırda kabileler arasındaki çatışmanın durduğunu ifade etti. İki kabile arasındaki husumetin 4 yıldır devam ettiği belirtiliyor. Sudan yönetimi geçen perşembe, Darfur sınırındaki Kuzey ve Batı Kordofan eyaletlerinde El-Kebabiş ve El-Humr kabileleri arasında çıkan çatışmalarda 51 kişinin öldüğünü, 28'inin yaralandığını duyurmuştu

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S.Africa in dock for failing to arrest Sudan's Bashir

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S.Africa in dock for failing to arrest Sudan's Bashir

- South Africa will on Friday seek to defend its failure to arrest visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir who is wanted on charges of genocide, at an unprecedented hearing before international war crimes judges. It will be a humbling moment for Pretoria, one of the leading voices in the creation of the International Criminal Court, whose lawyers will be fending off accusations that it failed in its obligations to the tribunal

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US tells Sudan to 'step up' as it weighs cuts to Darfur force

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US tells Sudan to 'step up' as it weighs cuts to Darfur force

- The United States on Tuesday told Sudan that it would support a drawdown of the huge peacekeeping mission in Darfur if Khartoum shows that it can protect citizens in the war-scarred region. "We might not need 17,000 uniformed troops to tackle these challenges," US Ambassador Nikki Haley told a Security Council meeting on Darfur. "We need the UN to start using new tools

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3,000 rakyat Sudan lari ke negara jiran

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3,000 rakyat Sudan lari ke negara jiran

- NGOMOROMO: Lebih 3,000 rakyat Sudan menyelamatkan diri ke negara jiran selepas tentera kerajaan menyerang bandar Pajok dekat sempadan, membunuh lelaki, wanita dan kanak-kanak tanpa belas ihsan. Serangan Tentera Pembebasan Rakyat Sudan (SPLA) itu adalah yang terbaru di bandar selatan berhampiran sempadan Uganda itu, sejak perang saudara tiga tahun meletus di negara yang baru dibentuk itu. Menurut pelarian dan pegawai risikan Uganda, pertempuran bermula jam 8

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"Sudan Cumhurbaşkanı"nı tutuklayın' çağrısı

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"Sudan Cumhurbaşkanı"nı tutuklayın' çağrısı

- El-Beşir, Uluslararası Ceza Mahkemesi (ICC) tarafından Sudan'ın Darfur bölgesinde işlediği soykırım, insanlık suçları ve savaş suçları sebebiyle verilen iki tutuklama kararı nedeniyle 2009 yılından beri kaçak durumunda ve ülkesinden nadiren çıkabiliyor. HRW Pazar günü yaptığı açıklamada El-Beşir'in tutuklanmasını talep etti. Ürdün yönetimine de yazılı bir bildirimde bulunulduğunu belirten örgüt, Ürdün'den henüz bir cevap gelmediğini açıkladı. Dünya İnsan Hakları Örgütü Uluslararası Adalet Direktörü Elise Keppler, "Bir Uluslararası Ceza Mahkemesi üyesi olan Ürdün, El-Beşir'I tutuklamazsa, yükümlülüklerini yerine getirmemiş olacak

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انضمام الجبل الأسود للناتو قريبا

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انضمام الجبل الأسود للناتو قريبا

- اقتربت جمهورية الجبل الأسود بمنطقة البلقان من الانضمام لعضوية حلف شمال الأطلسي، بعدما صوت أعضاء مجلس الشيوخ الأمريكي بأغلبية ساحقة لإفساح المجال أمام تصويت نهائي على انضمامها. وجاء تصويت يوم الاثنين، 27.03.2017، بأغلبية 97 صوتا مقابل صوتين لصالح إنهاء المناقشات، والسماح بإجراء تصويت في وقت لاحق هذا الأسبوع على التصديق على عضوية الجبل الأسود بالحلف. وكان الإجراء يحتاج موافقة 60 صوتا فقط

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  • Pillars winger joins Sudanese giants
    Pillars winger joins Sudanese giants

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    Kano Pillars midfielder, Azeez Shobowale, has signed a two-year deal with Sudanese giants, Al Hilal subject to international clearance after a short trial. The diminutive player has penned a deal with one of the big two in Sudan after rejecting offers from two North African teams. Azeez, who has also starred for 3SC and Dolphins (now Rivers United), was a mainstay for Kano Pillars last season and was on the

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  • US moves to lift decades-old trade embargo against Sudan
    US moves to lift decades-old trade embargo against Sudan

    , straitstimes.com

    WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The Obama administration took steps on Friday (Jan 13) to lift a 20-year trade embargo against Sudan, unfreeze assets and remove financial sanctions in response to the east African nation's cooperation in fighting Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and other groups, a move that angered human rights organisations. The lifting of the sanctions, which date back to the Clinton administration, will however be delayed by

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  • 8 dead in suspected cholera outbreak in Sudan: report
    8 dead in suspected cholera outbreak in Sudan: report

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    At least eight people have died of cholera in eastern Sudan and hundreds of infected cases were confirmed in several states, according to a report released by the independent Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors. In a statement seen by Radio Tamazuj, the committee said that at least eight people died of cholera at Gabait Hospital in eastern Sudan and that over 121 cases of cholera mostly children were received at

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  • Sudan says it is hosting over 600,000 S.Sudanese refugees
    Sudan says it is hosting over 600,000 S.Sudanese refugees

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Khartoum. Sudan on Sunday announced that it is hosting over 600,000 South Sudanese refugees, according to Sudan’s Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC). “Sudan is hosting more than 600,000 South Sudanese refugees. Sudan has provided more than 12,000 tons of humanitarian assistance to the citizens of South Sudan,” said HAC Commissioner Ahmed Mohamed Adam in a statement Sunday. The Sudanese official further urged the international community to support the efforts being made by Sudan to provide more aid to the South Sudanese citizens before the arrival of the rainy season

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