35 Killed In Clashes In Sudan’s Restive Darfur – Officials
KHARTOUM: At least 35 people have been killed in days of fighting between herders in Sudan’s western Darfur region with more than a thousand homes set on fire, officials said Thursday. The violence broke out on November 17 between armed Arab herders in the rugged Jebel Moon mountains close... Read more
EXPLAINER: What Does PM’s Reinstatement Mean For Sudan?
The reinstatement of Sudan’s prime minister after weeks under house arrest was the biggest concession made by the military since its Oct. 25 coup, but it leaves the country’s transition to democracy mired in crisis. The military reached a deal with Abdalla Hamdok on Sunday that would reinstate him... Read more
Tear Gas Fired At Dozens Of Protesters In Sudan Capital
LONDON: US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin will travel to the Middle East on Thursday to meet with leaders in Bahrain and the UAE. KHARTOUM: Sudanese security forces fired tear gas Thursday morning at dozens of protesters manning barricades in the capital Khartoum, a witness said. Police have remained... Read more
Sudan Doctors Say 2 More Protesters Die From Gunshot Wounds
KHARTOUM: Two more Sudanese protesters died in the hospital from wounds after being shot during mass protests against last month’s military coup, a doctors union said on Monday. That raises the death toll from Saturday’s protests to seven, all but one from gunshots, the Sudan Doctors Committee said. More... Read more
Sudan Security Forces Fire Tear Gas Against Anti-Coup Protests
KHARTOUM: Sudanese security forces on Sunday fired tear gas at multiple anti-coup rallies, with protesters in several cities joining a call for two-days of civil disobedience against last month’s military takeover. Hundreds of anti-coup protesters rallied on Sunday in Khartoum, as well as in its twin city of Omdurman,... Read more
Tough Decisions are ‘Surgery’ Sudan Needs to Prosper: PM
LONDON: Sudan is passing through “multiple transitions” in its efforts to move on from the 2019 ouster of Omar Bashir, but progress is fragile, Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said on Thursday. Speaking at the UN General Assembly High-Level Side Event on Sudan, he highlighted the great strides made by... Read more
Sudan’s Military Strikes Out at Civilian Politicians After Coup Attempt
KHARTOUM: Sudanese military leaders said on Wednesday the civilian politicians they share power with had opened the door to a coup attempt by neglecting public welfare while they were consumed by internal squabbles. A body known as the Sovereign Council has ruled Sudan under a fragile power-sharing deal between... Read more
Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Kuwait Condemn Failed Coup Attempt in Sudan
DUBAI: Saudi Arabia condemned the failed coup attempt in Sudan, Al-Arabiya TV reported on Wednesday, citing the kingdom’s foreign ministry. The United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Kuwait also condemned the failed coup attempt in Sudan and renewed their support for the Sudanese people. Egypt, in a statement issued by... Read more