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Sudan reels from drug shortages as virus spreads

Khartoum - As it battles mounting cases of coronavirus, Sudan is grappling with acute medicine shortages at a time of economic woes largely blamed on the policies of ousted president Omar al-Bashir.

Sudan says removal from US blacklist imminent as deal on 1998 bombings nears

Khartoum - Sudan's foreign minister said Tuesday that her country is nearing a deal with Washington to compensate the families of victims of deadly 1998 embassy bombings, paving the way to Khartoum's removal from a US terror blacklist.

Mass grave found of Sudanese conscripts killed in 1998: prosecutor

Khartoum - Sudan's public prosecutor announced Monday the discovery of a mass grave containing conscripts allegedly killed after trying to flee a military camp in 1998 under ousted president Omar al-Bashir's regime.

Sudan protesters rally one year after bloody crackdown

Khartoum - Sudanese protesters took to the streets of Khartoum Wednesday, angrily demanding justice for scores of pro-democracy demonstrators killed a year ago in a bloody crackdown.

Sudan's bloody tribal clashes threaten fragile transition

Khartoum - An upsurge in bloody tribal clashes in Sudan has killed at least 59 people and wounded over 100 this month, heaping more pressure on the country's fragile transitional government.

Women hail victory as Sudan moves to ban genital cutting

Khartoum - Hakam Ibrahim was seven when, like most Sudanese girls, she became a victim of female genital mutilation -- an age-old practice decried as horrific that the post-revolution government is now banning.

In Libya, UAE enlisting more Sudanese mercenaries to help Haftar

In Libya this week the tables have been turning as the internationally-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) has taken back key western coastal areas from the Libyan National Army (LNA) of rebel Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar.

From euphoria to tears: the story behind award-winning Sudan photo

Khartoum - It was one of the iconic images of Sudan's revolution: demonstrator Mohamed Youssef, just 15 at the time, holds his hand to his heart as he roars a nighttime poem of protest amid a sea of lights.

Sudan economy in crisis almost year after Bashir ouster

Khartoum - Sudan's economy has sunk into a deep crisis since the overthrow of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir almost a year ago, risking collapse and social unrest in a country in transition.

Sudan's post-uprising PM unharmed in assassination bid

Khartoum - Sudan's post-uprising Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok survived unharmed after a bomb and gun attack targeted his convoy Monday on the way to work in the capital Khartoum, officials and state media said.

Sudan women decry slow progress on rights since Bashir's fall

Khartoum - Sudanese women were at the forefront of the protests that toppled autocrat Omar al-Bashir but 11 months on, activists are disappointed at a lack of progress on women's issues."Nothing has been done to meet women's demands," said Zeineb Badreddine.

South Sudanese demand leaders 'show us there is peace'

Malakal - From behind the razor-wire fence that she is too afraid to leave, under armed protection in her own land, Jenty John Musa hears that peace is apparently coming to South Sudan."We just hear on the radio, 'There is peace, there is peace.

Sudan signs deal with families of victims of USS Cole bombing: ministry

Khartoum - Sudan's justice ministry said early Thursday it had signed a deal with the families of the American servicemen killed in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen.

Rights groups urge swift handover of Sudan's Bashir to ICC

Khartoum - Rights groups pushed Wednesday for the swift handover of Sudan's ousted strongman Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court after the country's new authorities pledged to bring him to justice for alleged war crimes in Darfur.

Sudan to hand Bashir to ICC for Darfur crimes

Khartoum - Sudan has agreed to hand ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir and others to the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes in Darfur, a member of Khartoum's ruling body said Tuesday.

Sudan to hand Bashir to ICC for Darfur crimes: top official

Khartoum - Sudan has agreed to hand ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir and others to the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes in Darfur, a member of Khartoum's ruling body said Tuesday.

Sudan leader says met Israel PM to 'protect national security'

Khartoum - Sudan's leader General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said Tuesday his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the previous day was driven by his responsibility to protect the country's national security.

Online campaign to save malnourished lions at Sudan park

Khartoum - Online calls grew Sunday to help save five "malnourished and sick" African lions held at a park in Sudan's capital, with some demanding the creatures be shifted to a better habitat.

Five killed as Sudan crushes revolt by security agents

Khartoum - Five people, including two soldiers, were killed as Sudanese troops crushed a rebellion launched by agents of the country's long-feared security agency against a restructuring plan, officials and medics said Wednesday.

Sudan security agents launch 'rebellion' over payoff plan

Khartoum - Five people were wounded as heavy gunfire broke out in Sudan's capital Tuesday as several agents of a long-feared security agency launched a "rebellion" against a restructuring plan, medics and security officials said.
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