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Weak and awaiting worse: villagers fear S.Sudan famine

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Weak and awaiting worse: villagers fear S.Sudan famine

- Panthou (South Sudan) (AFP) - South Sudan's northwest is untouched by civil war, yet hunger still wreaks havoc: here food shortages are cyclical and the annual "hunger gap" is about to begin. About 800 kilometres (500 miles) from Juba, where a new conflict erupted in late 2013, the northern state of Bahr el Ghazal has some of the highest levels of malnutrition in the country

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See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum

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See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum

- See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum An Instragram user captured this video of a massive dust storm known as a "haboob," an Arabic word for "violent wind," towering over the Sudanese capital of Khartoum.

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See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum

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See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum

- See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum An Instragram user captured this video of a massive dust storm known as a "haboob," an Arabic word for "violent wind," towering over the Sudanese capital of Khartoum.

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See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum

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See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum

- See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum An Instragram user captured this video of a massive dust storm known as a "haboob," an Arabic word for "violent wind," towering over the Sudanese capital of Khartoum.

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Sudan urges 'reconciliation' to end Gulf row with Qatar

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Sudan urges 'reconciliation' to end Gulf row with Qatar

- Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan on Monday offered to launch “reconciliation” efforts between Qatar and its neighbouring Gulf Arab countries that have cut diplomatic ties with Doha after accusing it of supporting extremism. Arab nations Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Yemen announced earlier Monday that they were cutting all ties with Qatar, triggering the biggest diplomatic crisis to hit the region in years

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Egypt's Sisi rejects Bashir accusations, says not conspiring against Sudan

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Egypt's Sisi rejects Bashir accusations, says not conspiring against Sudan

- CAIRO: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi rejected on Wednesday his Sudanese counterpart's accusation that Cairo backs rebels aiming to topple the government in Khartoum, saying Egypt does not conspire against anyone. Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir accused Egypt on Tuesday of supporting rebels at war with his government, a week ahead of a visit to Cairo by Sudan's foreign minister that is meant to ease tensions between the neighbouring states

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Sudan accuses Egypt of backing rebels ahead of foreign minister's trip

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Sudan accuses Egypt of backing rebels ahead of foreign minister's trip

- Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir accused Egypt on Tuesday of supporting rebels at war with Khartoum, a week ahead of a visit to Cairo by Sudan's foreign minister aimed at easing tensions between the neighbouring states. Egypt and Sudan have been at odds in recent months over a litany of issues ranging from disputed land in Egypt's south to trade restrictions and burdensome visa requirements that have threatened trade ties between the two countries

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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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Sudan's Bashir, wanted for war crimes, invited to Trump summit

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Sudan's Bashir, wanted for war crimes, invited to Trump summit

- 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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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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'Lost' early photographs shed light on Sudan's Nuba and Latuka tribes
'Lost' early photographs shed light on Sudan's Nuba and Latuka tribes Aaron Schulman is an American photographer, writer and editor. The following is an edited extract from his essay "The Colour Photographs by George Rodger" in "Nuba & Latuka: The Colour Photographs" by George Rodger, published by Prestel. It is well established that the beautiful and beguiling black-and-white photographs made by George Rodger in 1948 and 1949 -- most famously of the indigenous people of the Nuba mountains, in the former central Sudanese province of Kordofan, and the Latuka and other tribes of southern Sudan -- are some of the most historically important and influential images taken in sub-Saharan Africa during the twentieth century   Read More ...
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NGO dispatches relief convoy to S Sudanese refugees in West Kordofan
NGO dispatches relief convoy to S Sudanese refugees in West Kordofan The Dove of Peace International Organization in collaboration with the high committee for the high for humanitarian aid dispatched a humanitarian aid convoy to support South Sudanese refugees and the hot community in Sudan’s West Kordofan State. Speaking to Radio Tamazuj on Wednesday, the director of humanitarian aid commission in West Kordofan State, Rahma Azaz said the humanitarian aid convoy arrived in Al-Fula town on Tuesday evening   Read More ...
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4 cholera cases recorded at Abu Zabad Hospital, West Kordofan
4 cholera cases recorded at Abu Zabad Hospital, West Kordofan The Abu Zabad Civil Hospital General Hospital in Sudan’s West Kordofan State has recorded four cases of cholera over the weekend, a medical source said. The source, who preferred anonymity, told Radio Tamazuj on Tuesday that a man and three women were admitted to the hospital. The medical source pointed out that the health facility does not have full capacity to admit more cholera cases because it lacks medicines, lab equipment and medical personnel   Read More ...
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Sudan begins trial of top activist accused of spying
Sudan begins trial of top activist accused of spying Khartoum - The trial of a prominent Sudanese human rights activist accused of spying for foreign embassies opened on Wednesday in Khartoum, as Amnesty International called for his immediate release. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, an engineering professor at the University of Khartoum, was arrested in December by security forces as part of a crackdown on opposition leaders and activists. Prosecutors have accused him and some others of carrying out spying and intelligence activities for foreign embassies in return for money   Read More ...
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Weak and awaiting worse: villagers fear S.Sudan famine
Weak and awaiting worse: villagers fear S.Sudan famine Panthou (South Sudan) (AFP) - South Sudan's northwest is untouched by civil war, yet hunger still wreaks havoc: here food shortages are cyclical and the annual "hunger gap" is about to begin. About 800 kilometres (500 miles) from Juba, where a new conflict erupted in late 2013, the northern state of Bahr el Ghazal has some of the highest levels of malnutrition in the country   Read More ...
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Sudan boosts border patrols to curb people smuggling
Sudan boosts border patrols to curb people smuggling Al-Laffa - It was Efrem Desta's yearning for freedom that made him flee his home country of Eritrea and enter Sudan illegally, hoping that he could later make it to Europe. But he and a group of fellow migrants were abducted by Sudanese Bedouin Rashaida tribesmen after they crossed into east Sudan near Al-Laffa village. "We fled Eritrea because we wanted freedom, but when we got here we were captured by Rashaida," said Desta, 20, speaking in his native Tigrinya language   Read More ...
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Sudan boosts border patrols to curb people smuggling
Sudan boosts border patrols to curb people smuggling Al-Laffa (Sudan) (AFP) - It was Efrem Desta's yearning for freedom that made him flee his home country of Eritrea and enter Sudan illegally, hoping that he could later make it to Europe. But he and a group of fellow migrants were abducted by Sudanese Bedouin Rashaida tribesmen after they crossed into east Sudan near Al-Laffa village. "We fled Eritrea because we wanted freedom, but when we got here we were captured by Rashaida," said Desta, 20, speaking in his native Tigrinya language   Read More ...
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Sudan boosts border patrols to curb people smuggling
Sudan boosts border patrols to curb people smuggling AL-LAFFA. It was Efrem Desta's yearning for freedom that made him flee his home country of Eritrea and enter Sudan illegally, hoping that he could later make it to Europe. But he and a group of fellow migrants were abducted by Sudanese Bedouin Rashaida tribesmen after they crossed into east Sudan near Al-Laffa village. "We fled Eritrea because we wanted freedom, but when we got here we were captured by Rashaida," said Desta, 20, speaking in his native Tigrinya language   Read More ...
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Suspected diarrhoea kills  279 people in Sudan, UN says
Suspected diarrhoea kills  279 people in Sudan, UN says KHARTOUM. At least 279 people have died and thousands sickened in Sudan from suspected acute diarrhoea since August, UN agencies said today, raising health concerns in the country ahead of the rainy season. OCHA said 48 per cent of the reported cases are males and 52 percent females. It said the outbreak is currently active in states like Khartoum, White Nile, Senar and North Kordofan   Read More ...
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Suspected diarrhoea kills 279 people in Sudan: UN
At least 279 people have died and thousands sickened in Sudan from suspected acute diarrhoea since August, UN agencies said on Monday, raising health concerns in the country ahead of the rainy season. About 87 per cent of those affected are children aged five and above from across 11 states including Khartoum, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Office (OCHA), said in its latest bulletin   Read More ...
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Suspected diarrhoea kills 279 people in Sudan: UN
Suspected diarrhoea kills 279 people in Sudan: UN Khartoum - At least 279 people have died and thousands sickened in Sudan from suspected acute diarrhoea since August, UN agencies said on Monday, raising health concerns in the country ahead of the rainy season. About 87% of those affected are children aged five and above from across 11 states including Khartoum, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Office (OCHA), said in its latest bulletin   Read More ...
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Suspected diarrhoea kills 279 people in Sudan: UN
Suspected diarrhoea kills 279 people in Sudan: UN KHARTOUM: At least 279 people have died and thousands sickened in Sudan from suspected acute diarrhoea since August, UN agencies said Monday, raising health concerns in the country ahead of the rainy season. "Between mid-August 2016 and 2 June 2017 almost 15,000 suspected cases of acute watery diarrhoea were reported in Sudan, including 279 deaths," OCHA said quoting figures provided by the World Health Organisation and Sudanese health ministry   Read More ...
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Suspected diarrhoea kills 279 people in Sudan: UN
Suspected diarrhoea kills 279 people in Sudan: UN Khartoum (AFP) - At least 279 people have died and thousands sickened in Sudan from suspected acute diarrhoea since August, UN agencies said Monday, raising health concerns in the country ahead of the rainy season. About 87 percent of those affected are children aged five and above from across 11 states including Khartoum, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Office (OCHA), said in its latest bulletin   Read More ...
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Cholera claims more lives in Sudan
Police authorities in Khartoum city announced that they have found four dead bodies of street children over the past two days after they died due to cholera. A police source told Radio Tamazuj on Sunday that they received many reports about dead bodies on the streets of Khartoum over the past two days. He said they received four dead bodies and it has been confirmed that they died from cholera   Read More ...
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China's helicopter unit joins peacekeeping mission in Darfur
Chinese soldiers help to unload a military helicopter from an aerotransport at Khartoum airport on June 11, 2017. China's first helicopter unit on Sunday arrived in Sudanese capital Khartoum to join the United Nations African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID). (Xinhua/Li Ziheng) China's first helicopter unit on Sunday arrived in Sudanese capital Khartoum to join the United Nations African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID)   Read More ...
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ICC prosecutor renews call to arrest Sudan's Bashir
ICC prosecutor renews call to arrest Sudan's Bashir The Prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, has renewed calls for arrest of Sudan’s President Omar Al Bashir over alleged genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Darfur region. Bensouda made the call at a UN Security Council meeting in New York on Thursday. The Hague-based court slammed South Africa and Jordan for failing to arrest Al Bashir when he travelled to the two countries   Read More ...
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Brawl at South Sudanese refugee camp leaves 3 dead in White Nile
Brawl at South Sudanese refugee camp leaves 3 dead in White Nile Three people living in the Khor Waral refugee camp in Sudan’s White Nile State were killed in a brawl among South Sudanese refugees last week. Multiple sources told Radio Tamazuj on Friday that the three refugees lost their lives after fighting broke out among the refugees in the camp. They pointed out that police authorities arrested some suspects after the incident, adding investigations are underway   Read More ...
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The Latest: Sudan won't take sides in Gulf dispute
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The latest on the Gulf crisis after Saudi Arabia and other nations cut ties to Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism (all times local): Sudan says it will not take sides in the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf amid calls from Sudanese lawmakers to back Qatar, its oil-rich ally, against Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries   Read More ...
The Latest: Sudan won't take sides in Gulf dispute
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The latest on the Gulf crisis after Saudi Arabia and other nations cut ties to Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism (all times local): Sudan says it will not take sides in the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf amid calls from Sudanese lawmakers to back Qatar, its oil-rich ally, against Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries   Read More ...
10 UN peacekeepers injured in Sudan's Darfur region
KHARTOUM - Ten peacekeepers of the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) have been injured when their vehicle drove over an unexploded ordnance in Sudan's West Darfur, according to the mission spokesman Wednesday. "This incident took place Friday when a patrol of the mission was on its way back to the mission base in al-Tina town, where some 35 km from the base the vehicle exploded," Ashraf Issa, UNAMID Spokesman, told Xinhua Wednesday   Read More ...
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Sudanese, Chinese doctors reflect human face of medical profession
ABU USHAR, Sudan - At Abu Ushar hospital in Sudan, also known as Sudan-China Friendship Hospital, Sudanese and Chinese doctors are reflecting the human face of the medical profession as they provide services for poor patients in the area. With the increase of health symptoms in Ramadan Month due to change in food habits and meal times, Abu Ushar hospital represents a refuge for thousands of patients in the area of Abu Ushar city   Read More ...
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No food for Sudanese refugees in Aweil: official
No food for Sudanese refugees in Aweil: official Hundreds of South Darfur refugees who are currently in South Sudan’s Northern Bahr al Ghazal are facing worsening humanitarian conditions, a relief official said. Speaking to Radio Tamazuj on Tuesday, Kuel Deng, who is in charge of the humanitarian affairs department in Aweil state, said the Sudanese refugees who are mostly women and children lack food, water, medicines and shelter. Deng noted that some UN agencies provided some food in the area last month, but he said the food distributed was not sufficient to the whole population   Read More ...
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Sudanese rights defender’s case taken to court
Sudanese rights defender’s case taken to court Sudan’s state security prosecution said it has completed investigations into the case of human rights activist Mudawi Ibrahim who has been in detention since December last year. The prosecutor filed charges against Mudawi under articles 66, 65, 64, 53, 51, 50, 21 of the 1991 Penal Code, saying he ordered to transfer the case to court. The activist is being accused of conducting espionage and intelligence activities in favour of foreigners   Read More ...
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See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum
See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum An Instragram user captured this video of a massive dust storm known as a "haboob," an Arabic word for "violent wind," towering over the Sudanese capital of Khartoum.   Read More ...
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See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum
See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum An Instragram user captured this video of a massive dust storm known as a "haboob," an Arabic word for "violent wind," towering over the Sudanese capital of Khartoum.   Read More ...
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See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum
See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum An Instragram user captured this video of a massive dust storm known as a "haboob," an Arabic word for "violent wind," towering over the Sudanese capital of Khartoum.   Read More ...
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See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum
See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum See this massive dust storm prepare to swallow Khartoum An Instragram user captured this video of a massive dust storm known as a "haboob," an Arabic word for "violent wind," towering over the Sudanese capital of Khartoum.   Read More ...
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Darfur peacekeeping force headed for major drawdown
Darfur peacekeeping force headed for major drawdown New York - The African Union and the United Nations are proposing major cuts to their joint peacekeeping force in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, paring down one of the world's largest and costliest peace operations. A joint report sent to the UN Security Council last month recommends that the ceiling set for military troops be cut by 44 percent and the maximum number of police reduced by 30 percent in the UNAMID force   Read More ...
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Sudan’s communist party calls for setting up of cholera task force
Sudan’s communist party calls for setting up of cholera task force Sudan’s Communist Party has called for the formation of a national task force to control the outbreak of cholera in different parts of the country. Cholera is a bacterial disease usually spread through contaminated water. Cholera causes severe diarrhoea and dehydration. If left untreated, cholera can be fatal in a matter of hours, even in previously healthy people. In a press statement on Monday in Khartoum, Amal Jabrallah, a member of the Central Committee said the outbreak threatens many lives, stressing that everyone should take the responsibility to control it   Read More ...
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Sudan urges 'reconciliation' to end Gulf row with Qatar
Sudan urges 'reconciliation' to end Gulf row with Qatar Khartoum - Sudan on Monday offered to launch "reconciliation" efforts between Qatar and its neighbouring Gulf Arab countries that have cut diplomatic ties with Doha after accusing it of supporting extremism. Arab nations Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Yemen announced earlier on Monday that they were cutting all ties with Qatar, triggering the biggest diplomatic crisis to hit the region in years   Read More ...
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Sudan urges ‘reconciliation’ to end Gulf row with Qatar
Sudan urges ‘reconciliation’ to end Gulf row with Qatar Related News Sudan has offered to launch “reconciliation” efforts between Qatar and its neighbouring Gulf Arab countries that have cut diplomatic ties with Doha after accusing it of supporting extremism. Arab nations Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Yemen announced on Monday that they were cutting all ties with Qatar, triggering the biggest diplomatic crisis to hit the region in years   Read More ...
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Sudan urges 'reconciliation' to end Gulf row with Qatar
Sudan urges 'reconciliation' to end Gulf row with Qatar Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan on Monday offered to launch “reconciliation” efforts between Qatar and its neighbouring Gulf Arab countries that have cut diplomatic ties with Doha after accusing it of supporting extremism. Arab nations Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Yemen announced earlier Monday that they were cutting all ties with Qatar, triggering the biggest diplomatic crisis to hit the region in years   Read More ...
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Sudan urges 'reconciliation' to end Gulf row with Qatar
Sudan has offered to launch "reconciliation" efforts between Qatar and its neighbouring Gulf Arab countries that have cut diplomatic ties with Doha after accusing it of supporting extremism. Arab nations Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Yemen announced yesterday that they were cutting all ties with Qatar, triggering the biggest diplomatic crisis to hit the region in years   Read More ...
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Sudan expresses concern over Arab-Qatar rift, offers to mediate
It was the first official response from Sudan after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed diplomatic relations with Qatar in a coordinated move. Sudan has expressed its concern over several Arab powers breaking off diplomatic ties with Qatar and offered to mediate between all sides, the foreign ministry said on Monday. "The foreign ministry wishes to express its deep concern over this unfortunate development between brotherly Arab states close to the hearts of the Sudanese people," the ministry said in a statement   Read More ...
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Sudan accuses detained rights activist of spying
Sudan accuses detained rights activist of spying Khartoum - A prominent Sudanese human rights activist detained for several months has been charged with spying for foreign embassies, an offence punishable by death, a prosecutor said on Monday. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, an engineering professor at the University of Khartoum, was arrested in December by security forces as part of a crackdown on opposition leaders and activists. Prosecutor Babikir Abdel Latiff said that charges have been filed against Ibrahim Adam and that the activist will soon face trial   Read More ...
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Sudan government declares cholera outbreak
Sudan government declares cholera outbreak Sudan's government has officially declared cholera outbreak across the country, where more than 200 people died. Health officials were reluctant to explain why the government waited for several weeks before going public. Sudan’s Health Minister Bahr Idris Abu Garda told journalists in Khartoum on Sunday that watery diarrhea cases been confirmed in different parts of the country, but some people give it different names   Read More ...
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Sudan, Egypt talk but make little headway to defuse tensions
Sudan, Egypt talk but make little headway to defuse tensions Cairo - Officials from Sudan and Egypt on Saturday held "honest" and "transparent" discussions following months of tension between the two Afro-Arab neighbors, but appeared to make little headway to patch up their differences, primarily over a border region held by Cairo and claimed by Khartoum. Sudan's visiting foreign minister, Ibrahim Ghandour, and his Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry, spoke of the "holy" relations binding the two Nile-Basin nations, but reported no tangible progress in a joint news conference they held in the Egyptian capital after talks   Read More ...
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Sudan minister in Egypt on visit that may defuse tensions
Sudan minister in Egypt on visit that may defuse tensions Cairo: Sudan’s foreign minister was in Egypt on Saturday for a visit that could potentially be a prelude to defusing tensions between the two Afro-Arab neighbours over a longtime border dispute. Ebrahim Gandour arrived in Cairo late Friday and was scheduled to meet with President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi later Saturday. He and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry will address a joint news conference after talks   Read More ...
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Egypt and Sudan remain deadlocked over disputes
Egypt and Sudan remain deadlocked over disputes Officials from Sudan and Egypt on Saturday held "honest" and "transparent" discussions following months of tension between the two Arab neighbours, but appeared to make little headway to patch up their differences, primarily over a border region held by Cairo and claimed by Khartoum. Sudan's visiting foreign minister, Ibrahim Ghandour, and his Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry, spoke of the "holy" relations binding the two Nile-Basin nations, but reported no tangible progress in a joint news conference they held in the Egyptian capital after talks   Read More ...
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Sudan, Egypt talk but make little headway to defuse tensions
Officials from Sudan and Egypt today held "honest" and "transparent" discussions following months of tension between the two Afro-Arab neighbors, but appeared to make little headway to patch up their differences, primarily over a border region held by Cairo and claimed by Khartoum. Sudan's visiting foreign minister, Ibrahim Ghandour, and his Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry, spoke of the "holy" relations binding the two Nile-Basin nations, but reported no tangible progress in a joint news conference they held in the Egyptian capital after talks   Read More ...
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