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Sudan: Pope Francis appeals for peace & dialogue

Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week. “The news coming from Sudan is giving rise to pain and concern. We pray for these…

Military arrests 3 opposition figures in Sudan

Sudan’s security forces have reportedly arrested three prominent opposition figures after they met the Ethiopian prime minister who was in Khartoum to try to restart peace talks. Opposition politician Mohamed Esmat was arrested on…

Eid massacre: AU suspends Sudan over bloody celebration

The African Union has suspended Sudan’s membership of the bloc following a brutal military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters on Monday, which left dozens dead. The AU’s Peace and Security Council tweeted a response to the…

Sudan: Military cabal suspends talks with protesters

Sudan: Military cabal suspends talks with protesters Sudan’s military rulers on Wednesday suspended crucial talks with protesters on installing civilian rule, insisting that negotiations will resume only after demonstrators remove…

A million Sudanese marchers surround army headquarters

Sudanese marchers converged from all directions on army headquarters for a “million-strong” demonstration Thursday to turn up the heat on the ruling military council after three of its members resigned following talks on handing over power.…

Sudan: 3 members of military council quit

Three members of Sudan’s 10-man ruling army council have resigned as the protest leaders insisted on the civilian rule. According to a statement by the council, the officers were Lieutenant General Omar Zain al-Abdin, Lieutenant…

Sudan: Protesters set to announce civilian government

Sudanese protest leaders are set to consummate their revolution by announcing a civilian government to replace the ruling military council. Hints about the move were dropped Friday as demonstrators thronged outside army headquarters…

US in consideration of removing Sudan from terror list

There are indications that the United State (U.S.) will consider removing Sudan from the state sponsor of terrorism list if there are significant changes in its government. A senior State Department official said on Tuesday that…

Sudan’s most recent Leader, General Awad Ibn Ouf quits

The head of Sudan’s new ruling military council, General Awad Ibn Ouf, announced his resignation on Friday, less than 24 hours after being sworn in, following the ouster of long-time president Omar al-Bashir. His move came shortly…

Protest: Sudan’s military junta opts for Dialogue

Sudan’s military junta vowed Friday to open a dialogue with all political groups on forming a civilian government as protesters railed against their seizure of power after ousting president Omar al-Bashir. But the military council…

United States suspends talks with Sudan

The United States on Thursday suspended discussions with Sudan on normalizing relations between the two countries after the military ousted President Omar al-Bashir and said it would run the country for two years, Reuters reports. The…

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