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Sudan cancer doctors eye US sanctions relief for patients

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Sudan cancer doctors eye US sanctions relief for patients

- Khartoum - Resting on a hospital bed after a session of chemotherapy, Sudanese banker Mohamed Hasan vividly recalls the day when doctors told him he had blood cancer. It is a shock in any country but in Sudan, where access to drugs and treatment is impaired by 20-year-old US sanctions, it can be more life-threatening. "It was the first week of my honeymoon when I fell sick and was admitted to hospital," Hasan, 30, told AFP as a nurse prepared him for a sponge bath
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Diarrhea outbreak kills 14 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan’s East Darfur

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Diarrhea outbreak kills 14 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan’s East Darfur

- At least 14 people have died in an outbreak of diarrhea among South Sudanese refugees in Al Fardous camp in Sudan’s East Darfur state over the past three days, an elder at the camp said. At least 14 people died of diarrhea at the camp this week, said Al Fadil Issa Ahmed, from the Fardous refugee camp. He told Radio Tamazuj yesterday that many refugees have also fallen sick with diarrhea amid acute shortages of medicines
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Sudan declared 39th province of Anglican Communion

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Sudan declared 39th province of Anglican Communion

- The Episcopal Church of Sudan and South Sudan has finally separated in a ceremony presided over by the Archbishop of Canterbury in Khartoum. The ECS joined the Anglican Communion 1976. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby yesterday declared Sudan the 39th province of the worldwide Anglican Communion, 6 years after South Sudan gained independence from the Sudan. Speaking to Eye Radio, Father James Oyet, the secretary-general for the South Sudan Council of churches, confirmed the separation
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Archbishop of Canterbury declares Sudan new Anglican province

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Archbishop of Canterbury declares Sudan new Anglican province

- Khartoum (AFP) - Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby on Sunday declared Sudan the 39th province of the worldwide Anglican Communion, six years after the predominantly Christian south gained independence from the north. The Anglican church in Sudan, a majority Muslim country, has been administered from South Sudan since the 2011 split which followed a civil war that left more than two million people dead
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هكذا ستواجه كوريا الجنوبية تهديدات الشمالية

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هكذا ستواجه كوريا الجنوبية تهديدات الشمالية

- أعلنت كوريا الجنوبية، اليوم الأحد، أنها تعتزم تعزيز القدرات الدفاعية عن المجال الجوي للعاصمة سول وضواحيها من خلال تحسين صواريخ باتريوت في محاولة مواجهة التهديدات الصاروخية لكوريا الشمالية.
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Archbishop of Canterbury declares Sudan new Anglican province

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Archbishop of Canterbury declares Sudan new Anglican province

- Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby on Sunday declared Sudan the 39th province of the worldwide Anglican Communion, six years after the predominantly Christian south gained independence from the north. The Anglican church in Sudan, a majority Muslim country, has been administered from South Sudan since the 2011 split which followed a civil war that left more than two million people dead
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Egyptian in Red Sea knife attack was Islamic State supporter, sources say

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Egyptian in Red Sea knife attack was Islamic State supporter, sources say

- CAIRO: An Egyptian man who stabbed three foreign tourists to death and wounded three more earlier this month at a Red Sea resort had tried to join Islamic State, according to a police investigation, two security sources said on Sunday. Officials say Abdel Rahman Shaban Abokorah killed two German women and a Czech woman and wounded three other tourists at the popular Red Sea resort of Hurghada on July 14
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ترامب: الصين لم تفعل شيئًا لوقف تجارب كوريا الشمالية الصاروخية

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ترامب: الصين لم تفعل شيئًا لوقف تجارب كوريا الشمالية الصاروخية

- أعرب الرئيس الأمريكي دونالد ترامب، عن خيبة أمله حيال سكوت الصين على التجارب الصاروخية التي تجريها كوريا الشمالية، رغم قدرتها على حل الأزمة بسهولة.
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8 معلومات لا تعرفها عن صاروخ كوريا الشمالية الباليستي الجديد

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8 معلومات لا تعرفها عن صاروخ كوريا الشمالية الباليستي الجديد

- قالت كوريا الشمالية، اليوم السبت، إنها أجرت تجربة ناجحة أخرى لإطلاق صاروخ باليستي عابر للقارات أثبت قدرته على ضرب كل البر الرئيسي الأمريكي مما أثار.
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كوريا الشمالية تهدد أميركا بهجوم نووي

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كوريا الشمالية تهدد أميركا بهجوم نووي

- هددت كوريا الشمالية الولايات المتحدة بهجوم نووي إذا حاولت إسقاط نظام زعيمها كيم جونغ أون، في وقت تتوعد فيه واشنطن بيونغ يانغ بالمزيد من العقوبات ردا على تجاربها الصاروخية. فقد نددت الخارجية الكورية الشمالية اليوم الثلاثاء بتصريحات أدلى بها الأسبوع الماضي مدير وكالة الاستخبارات المركزية الأميركية (سي آي أي) مايك بومبيو خلال منتدى دولي. وقالت الخارجية في بيونغ يانغ في بيان نشرته وكالة الأنباء الرسمية "إذا أظهرت أميركا أدنى علامة على محاولة لإسقاط زعيمنا فإن قوتنا النووية المتنامية ستنزل على قلب أميركا مثل المطرقة"
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ترقب لموقف ترامب بعد عقوبات جديدة على روسيا وإيران وكوريا الشمالية

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ترقب لموقف ترامب بعد عقوبات جديدة على روسيا وإيران وكوريا الشمالية

- تم التوصل نهاية الأسبوع إلى تفاق مبدئي في الكونجرس الأمريكي للتصويت الأسبوع المقبل على عقوبات جديدة بحق روسيا وإيران وكوريا الشمالية، فيما أعلن البيت الأبيض، اليوم الأحد، أن الرئيس يدعم المبادرة.
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واشنطن ستمنع الرحلات الى كوريا الشمالية

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واشنطن ستمنع الرحلات الى كوريا الشمالية

- أعلنت #الولايات_المتحدة أنّها ستمنع رعاياها من السفر الى #كوريا_الشمالية، وفق ما افادت وكالتا "سفر" في بكين، وذلك بعد شهر على وفاة سائح اميركي أوقفته السلطات في بيونغ يانغ. وأعلنت وكالة "يونغ بايونير تورز" التي نظمت رحلة الطالب الاميركي و"كوريو تورز" ومقرهما بكين انهما تبلغتا ان حظر السفر سيصبح ساريا اعتبارا من 27 تموز. ويأتي القرار بعد شهر على وفاة اوتو ورامبير في 13 حزيران الذي اعيد الى بلاده وهو في حالة غيبوبة قبلها بايام بعد توقيفه لـ18 شهرا في كوريا الشمالية
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Currency slides, prices jump as Sudan grapples with sanction decision

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Currency slides, prices jump as Sudan grapples with sanction decision

- KHARTOUM: Sudan's struggling economy took another hit this week after the United States postponed a decision on lifting sanctions, causing the Sudanese currency to slide, prices to rise and businesses to halt sales. The United States last week postponed for three months a decision on whether to permanently lift 20-year economic sanctions that have hobbled the Sudan's economy and cut it off from the global banking system
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الإمارات تشتري أسلحة من كوريا الشمالية

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الإمارات تشتري أسلحة من كوريا الشمالية

- كشف معهد شؤون الخليج في واشنطن، عن مذكرة سرية لوزارة الخارجية الأمريكية تؤكد قيام دولة الإمارات بشراء أسلحة بقيمة مائة مليون دولار من كوريا الشمالية.
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Woman invites Sudanese refugee to live in her home, months later he calls her a heartless racist - Hot Air

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Woman invites Sudanese refugee to live in her home, months later he calls her a heartless racist - Hot Air

- The Australian published a story last week written by a 71-year-old woman named Lynn Barber who lives in London. Barber was influenced by seeing pictures of refugees struggling to make it to Europe and one day she decided she had to do something about it. She happened to know an artist (Mike) who had worked at a refugee camp in France and told him that, if he knew of a refugee who needed a home, she would take that person in
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Egypt police probe motives of Red Sea beach attacker

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Egypt police probe motives of Red Sea beach attacker

- HURGHADA: Police on Saturday (Jul 15) questioned the suspected militant who stabbed to death two German women and wounded four others at a Red Sea beach resort, adding to the woes of Egypt's hobbled tourism industry. Judicial sources said the man who had swum ashore from a public beach in Hurghada to carry out Friday's attack confessed to sharing the ideology of the Islamic State militant group, although there was no IS claim of responsibility
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Egypt police probe motives of Red Sea beach attacker

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Egypt police probe motives of Red Sea beach attacker

- HURGHADA, EGYPT (AFP) - Police on Saturday questioned the suspected extremist who stabbed to death two German women and wounded four others at a Red Sea beach resort, adding to the woes of Egypt's hobbled tourism industry. Judicial sources said the man who had swum ashore from a public beach in Hurghada to carry out Friday's attack confessed to sharing the ideology of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, although there was no ISIS claim of responsibility
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  • Diarrhea outbreak kills 14 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan’s East Darfur
    Diarrhea outbreak kills 14 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan’s East Darfur

    , radiotamazuj.org

    At least 14 people have died in an outbreak of diarrhea among South Sudanese refugees in Al Fardous camp in Sudan’s East Darfur state over the past three days, an elder at the camp said. At least 14 people died of diarrhea at the camp this week, said Al Fadil Issa Ahmed, from the Fardous refugee camp. He told Radio Tamazuj yesterday that many refugees have also fallen sick with diarrhea amid acute shortages of medicines
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Politics & Government

  • Donald Trump signs new travel ban, this time for six Muslim-majority countries
    Donald Trump signs new travel ban, this time for six Muslim-majority countries

    , indianexpress.com

    US President Donald Trump on Monday signed a revised executive order, banning the entry of travellers from six Muslim-majority countries to the United States. The new version of his controversial travel ban will affect would-be visitors from Iran, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen and Libya. In addition to the travel ban, the US president has also shut down the US refugee program. According to White House spokesman Michael Short, the signing was done privately
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Sports

  • Sudan re-admitted to international football
    Sudan re-admitted to international football

    , thestar.com.my

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Sudan was re-admitted to international football by FIFA on Thursday but the decision came too late to prevent two of the country's clubs from being knocked out of the African Champions League. The global soccer body said in a statement that it had lifted the suspension imposed on the Sudanese FA (SFA) on July 7 over a decree issued by the country's Ministry of Justice last month
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Business

  • Currency slides, prices jump as Sudan grapples with sanction decision
    Currency slides, prices jump as Sudan grapples with sanction decision

    , channelnewsasia.com

    KHARTOUM: Sudan's struggling economy took another hit this week after the United States postponed a decision on lifting sanctions, causing the Sudanese currency to slide, prices to rise and businesses to halt sales. The United States last week postponed for three months a decision on whether to permanently lift 20-year economic sanctions that have hobbled the Sudan's economy and cut it off from the global banking system
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Health

  • Sudanese doctors urge declaration of deadly cholera outbreak but state won’t comply
    Sudanese doctors urge declaration of deadly cholera outbreak but state won’t comply

    , japantimes.co.jp

    CAIRO – Sudanese doctors and aid workers urged the government to declare a state of emergency over a cholera outbreak and delay the start of the school year, which began on Sunday, although authorities say the situation is under control. The disease, which is passed through contaminated water, has surfaced across the country, including in the capital, Khartoum, prompting the U
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Family & Parenting

  • Sudan brings home baby of ISIS fighters slain in Libya
    Sudan brings home baby of ISIS fighters slain in Libya

    , news24.com

    Khartoum - Sudanese security agents on Monday brought home a four-month-old baby girl whose parents were killed in Libya while fighting for the jihadist Islamic State group, a security official said. The infant, born to Sudanese parents, was brought to Khartoum after the Libyan Red Crescent alerted Sudan's powerful National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS). "The mother and father of the baby were IS fighters who were killed in Sirte
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Society & Culture

  • Diarrhea outbreak kills 14 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan’s East Darfur
    Diarrhea outbreak kills 14 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan’s East Darfur

    , radiotamazuj.org

    At least 14 people have died in an outbreak of diarrhea among South Sudanese refugees in Al Fardous camp in Sudan’s East Darfur state over the past three days, an elder at the camp said. At least 14 people died of diarrhea at the camp this week, said Al Fadil Issa Ahmed, from the Fardous refugee camp. He told Radio Tamazuj yesterday that many refugees have also fallen sick with diarrhea amid acute shortages of medicines
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Religion & Spirituality

  • EU envoy meets Sudanese lawmakers over churches demolition
    EU envoy meets Sudanese lawmakers over churches demolition

    , radiotamazuj.org

    The European Union Special Envoy for the promotion of freedom of religion, Jan Figel has met with Sudanese parliamentarians over the situation of Christians and the demolition of some churches. In a press statement after the meeting on Thursday, the Chairman of the Legislation and Justice Committee at Sudan’s National Legislative Assembly, Ahmed al-Tijani, said the European envoy posed questions about the demolition of some churches in the country
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Sudan Archives Plays the Violin a Bit Differently
    Sudan Archives Plays the Violin a Bit Differently

    , nytimes.com

    Photo SUDAN ARCHIVES. BEGINNINGS Before she became Sudan Archives, a one-woman electronic folk-and-soul act built around borderless violin playing and a digital looping station, the musician, born Brittney Parks, was a reluctant singer. Raised in a strict religious household — and in a “very small, old-school Church of God, with the clapping” — she and her twin sister formed a teenage pop duo at the urging of their stepfather, a onetime music executive
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Education

  • Casco Bay High School teacher inspired by Ellen DeGeneres appears on her show
    Casco Bay High School teacher inspired by Ellen DeGeneres appears on her show

    , pressherald.com

    Casco Bay High School teacher Ekhlas Ahmed credits Ellen DeGeneres with helping her learn English. Now the former Sudanese refugee is thanking the TV star for a $22,000 check to pay off her student loan debt. Ekhlas Ahmed, seen at a forum in September, told Ellen DeGeneres that she used her television show to help her learn English when she came to America from Sudan. Staff photo by Ben McCanna
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Travel & Recreation

  • Sudan summons US envoy to protest new Trump travel ban
    Sudan summons US envoy to protest new Trump travel ban

    , independent.co.ug

    Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan summoned on Thursday US charge d’affaires Steven Koutsis to protest President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban which bars its citizens from entering the United States. “The US charge d’affaires was informed of Sudan’s discontent over the decisions issued by the American adminstration on March 6,” the foreign ministry said. “The Sudanese under-secretary informed him that this order failed to reflect Sudan’s major cooperation in fighting terrorism
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Law & Crime

  • Egypt police probe motives of Red Sea beach attacker
    Egypt police probe motives of Red Sea beach attacker

    , channelnewsasia.com

    HURGHADA: Police on Saturday (Jul 15) questioned the suspected militant who stabbed to death two German women and wounded four others at a Red Sea beach resort, adding to the woes of Egypt's hobbled tourism industry. Judicial sources said the man who had swum ashore from a public beach in Hurghada to carry out Friday's attack confessed to sharing the ideology of the Islamic State militant group, although there was no IS claim of responsibility
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Media & Information

  • Sudan frees British journalist detained in Darfur: embassy
    Sudan frees British journalist detained in Darfur: embassy

    , news24.com

    Khartoum - Sudan has freed a British journalist it detained last month for "illegally entering" the country, the British embassy and Sudanese media said on Thursday. "We are pleased that British journalist Phil Cox has been released after being held in custody in Sudan," embassy spokesperson Ishtiaq Ghafoor told AFP. "Our staff in Khartoum and London worked relentlessly to make sure his welfare was protected and his case was handled
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