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The United States on Thursday noted the release of a group of Sudanese political prisoners, following an order by Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir earlier this week. "Some 54 political detainees were released from prison by an order of President Bashir the evening of April 10, according to a statement ...
Sudanese President Omar Bashir Tuesday ordered all political prisoners released. Read more ». Photo: Morgan Mbabazi/Daily Monitor. Sudanese President Omar al Bashir at a State function in Uganda. African Union leaders have consistently refused to enforce an ICC arrest warrant against the Sudanese leader. Sudan: ...

Khartoum — On Tuesday President Omar Al Bashir issued a public order to release all political detainees in the country in response to appeals from National Dialogue parties. Hamid Ali Nour, the deputy head of the Sudan Call alliance said the decision was part of a deal with the parties participating in the ...
By SIMON NDONGA, KHARTOUM, Sudan, Apr 11 – Deputy President William Ruto on Tuesday held talks with Sudan President Omar al-Bashir in Khartoum, with focus on the strengthening of trade and investments between the two nations. The leaders particularly stressed the need for the enhancement of ...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir vowed on Monday to launch a “war on corruption” in a bid to revive Sudan's ailing economy and curb food price rises. In a strongly worded address to Parliament, Bashir said a nexus between foreign currency traders, bankers and smugglers had damaged the economy, ...
The sanctions crippled Sudan for 20 years, and now that they've been lifted, the Sudanese people are hoping for a new future. But despite ... Omar al-Bashir's regime has been accused of bomb raids killing thousands of civilians – some of whom are believed to have been executed with chemical weapons.

“Since the United States lifted economic sanctions on Sudan last year, the Sudanese government has continued to bulldoze churches, imprison religious minorities and restrict the flow of ... McGovern. “The U.S. must not ignore the continued suffering under Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's brutal rule.” ...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Wednesday announced a three-month extension of an ongoing ceasefire in conflict-prone parts of the country, according to the Sudan News Agency (SUNA). It is the sixth such extension since mid-2016, when the ceasefire first came into effect between the Sudanese ...
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir give a press conference with his Sudanese counterpart Omar al-Bashir (not in frame) at the presidential palace in Khartoum on November 2, 2017. The government has shutdown telecom Vivacell. PHOTO | ASHRAF SHAZLY | AFP ...
In November 2017, President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan travelled to Russia, his first trip to Moscow since he came to power in 1989. It was just weeks after the US lifted its long-time embargo against Khartoum and months after the sudden death of the Russian ambassador to Sudan Mirgayas Shirinsky.
President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) expressed the hope for promoting UAE-China relations so as to better benefit the two countries and peoples. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir wished China greater achievements under Xi's leadership, which he believes ...
Less than two weeks after the return of Sudan's ambassador to Cairo following his recall to Khartoum for consultations, Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir arrived in Egypt's capital for talks with President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi. According to an Egyptian government source, Al-Bashir's visit followed an ...
This article comes against the backdrop of the news on March 17, 2018 (KHARTOUM) and quoted Sudan's Minister of Water Resources and .... This is most likely the motive behind the deal, given the fact that Omar al-Bashir has asked for protection from the Russian President Vladimir Putin against the ...
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed on Friday that Sudanese President Omar Bashir invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit the country; the dates of the visit will be discussed via diplomatic channels. On Thursday, Sudan's state news agency SUNA reported that Putin had accepted an ...
Less than two weeks after the return of Sudan's ambassador to Cairo following his recall to Khartoum for consultations, Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir arrived in Egypt's capital for talks with President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi. According to an Egyptian government source, Al-Bashir's visit followed an ...
Russian President Vladimir Putin accepted an invitation from his Sudanese counterpart Omar al-Bashir to visit the North African country, Sudan's state news ... The president extended an invitation to the Russian president to visit Sudan and discuss developing relations and building a strategic partnership ...
March 22, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir alluded to legal action against the political parties affiliated with the "Sudan Call" alliance for breaching the laws governing political action which prohibit alliance with rebels bearing arms against the state. The threat comes after al-Mahdi ...

... stressed that the continent's position was against the ICC, stating that the continent's leaders were victims of its biased justice. The ICC recently warned that it would refer Jordan to the U.N. Security Council for failing to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir when he visited Amman in March last year.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sent his intelligence chief, Abbas Kamel, to Khartoum on March 11 to meet with Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, Sudanese intelligence chief Salah Gosh and Sudanese military commanders. Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) directed ...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will visit Egypt on Monday to discuss issues of common interest between the two countries during a bilateral ... In a statement to Al-Masry Al-Youm on Saturday, Sudan's ambassador to Egypt Abdel Mohamoud Abdel al-Halim said that Bashir's one-day-visit to Cairo ...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is scheduled to arrive in Cairo on Monday for talks with his Egyptian counterpart Abdul Fattah al-Sisi. The one-day visit will ... Bashir's visit to Cairo comes in wake of tensions between the two neighbors that saw Sudan withdraw its envoy to Egypt for nearly two months.
South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma will stand trial on 16 fraud, corruption and racketeering charges, prosecutors announced Friday, a month after ... African Supreme Court of Appeal upheld a judgement that the failure by Zuma's government to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was illegal.
“We are planning to take advantage of the Qatari expertise to promote Sudanese tourism in general, especially after President Omar al-Bashir's decision to facilitate entry visas for foreign tourists and not restrict their movement," he said, noting that co-operation between Qatar and Sudan is developing with ...
Khartoum — The President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omar Al-Bashir, reviewed, Wednesday, the offer by the Australian State for investment in the country of $ 11 billion. The Minister of Minerals, Professor Hashem Ali Salem said in a press statement after his meeting with the President of the Republic, ...
Shortly after Sullivan's visit, President Omar al-Bashir flew to Moscow, where he secured a deal from his counterpart Vladimir Putin to buy Russian wheat at a discounted rate. Bashir also caused consternation in Washington by declaring his support for Russia's intervention in Syria and criticizing U.S. ...
Sudan aspires for the departure of the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) from the Darfur's western region to confirm to the world that the country's security has improved, Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir, said yesterday. Al-Bashir's remarks came at a ceremony held at the ...
KHARTOUM: Sudan's President Omar Al-Bashir on Tuesday fired his military chief of staff as part of a “major” shake-up, the official SUNA news agency reported. The agency said Lt. Gen. Emadeddin Adawi was “sacked” and the job of military chief of staff given to Lt. Gen. Kamal Abdul Maaruf, who was ...
Nairobi — President Omar Al Bashir is to be arrested if he enters Kenya, a Kenyan Court of Appeal has ruled. In a judgement issued on Friday, three Kenyan Court of Appeal judges condemned the country's authorities for failing to arrest Al Bashir when he visited Kenya in 2010. "Kenya was and is bound by ...
Nairobi — President Omar Al Bashir is to be arrested if he enters Kenya, a Kenyan Court of Appeal has ruled. In a judgement issued on Friday, three Kenyan Court of Appeal judges condemned the country's authorities for failing to arrest Al Bashir when he visited Kenya in 2010. "Kenya was and is bound by ...
The provisional warrants of arrest issued six years ago directing the Internal Security Minister to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir have been lifted by the appellate court, removing a heavy yoke on Kenya's shoulders. Court of Appeal Judges David Musinga, William Ouko, and Agnes Murgor held ...
This file photo taken on September 22, 2017 shows Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir delivering a speech during a visit to the village of Bilel in South Darfur, near the Kalma camp for displaced people. He is accused of committing crimes against humanity. PHOTO | ASHRAF SHAZLY | AFP ...
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir Replaces Intelligence Chief: State Media. Bashir issued a presidential decree announcing Salah Abdallah Mohammed Salih as the new head of the country's National Intelligence and Security Service, SUNA said, without providing further details. World | Agence ...
Khartoum - President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday said that Khartoum and Moscow have agreed on a programme to boost Sudan's military capabilities. In an address to army officers and soldiers in the Red Sea town of Port Sudan, Bashir said the plan aimed to enable the Sudanese military to counter any ...
NAIROBI, KENYA: Deputy President William Ruto has today started a three-day official visit to the Republic of Sudan. Ruto's visit on invitation by the government of Sudan is aimed at boosting bilateral and economic relations between the two countries in the areas of agriculture and industrialisation.
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir on Tuesday ordered the release of political detainees, weeks after massive arrests in a crackdown on anti-government protests. Security agents arrested hundreds of opposition leaders, activists, protesters in January in an attempt to curb demonstrations over rising food ...
March 22, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir alluded to legal action against the political parties affiliated with the "Sudan Call" alliance for breaching the laws governing political action which prohibit alliance with rebels bearing arms against the state. The threat comes after al-Mahdi ...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir visited Cairo on March 19 for talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on bilateral cooperation. The meetings came two weeks after the reinstatement of Sudan's ambassador to Cairo following his recall to Khartoum in January. “The visit [of the Sudanese ...
CAIRO – 11 March 2018: Egyptian Acting Director of General Intelligence Service (GIS) Abbas Kamel met with Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Sunday, discussing the importance ... The issue re-emerged after Halaib and Shalateen declared electoral constituency in both Sudan and Egypt in 2014.
Sudan, also known as North Sudan since South Sudan's independence in 2011, is struggling to control runaway inflation that has more than doubled in the space of a month, increasing the likelihood that North Sudan's president Omar Al Bashir will turn to the Arabian Gulf for help. "Undoubtedly Al Bashir ...
Suakin — A man from the historic port of Suakin in Sudan's Red Sea state has reportedly been arrested for posting a video to Facebook satirising Sudan's President Omar Al Bashir. Callers told Radio Dabanga that agents of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) arrested Khalid Hassan ...
Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir visits the Northern Kordofan town of El-Obeid. His regime's ... CAIRO: The United States Embassy in Sudan says it is “deeply concerned by the continued arrests and detentions of hundreds of political leaders, activists and ordinary citizens” in the country. In a Thursday ...
Sudan's political crisis has reached its worst since the coup led by President Omar Hassan al-Bashir in June 1989. The collapsing economy, ongoing armed conflicts between the regime and armed movements in the Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile states, endemic corruption, and the power struggle ...
Khartoum - President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday said that Khartoum and Moscow have agreed on a programme to boost Sudan's military capabilities. In an address to army officers and soldiers in the Red Sea town of Port Sudan, Bashir said the plan aimed to enable the Sudanese military to counter any ...
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) says it has mapped out a new programme that would revitalise industrial activities in Sudan. A statement on Monday in Lagos by the bank quoted its President, Benedict Oramah, as giving the pledge when the bank's delegation met President Omar al-Bashir of ...
Sudan has seen sporadic protests since the beginning of the year, sparked by a raft of government austerity measures including subsidy reductions on wheat, medicine and electricity. On Sunday, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir vowed to crack down on corruption, asserting that “conspirators” -- both at ...
In a statement issued on Sunday, Egypt's Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Ahmed Abu Zeid, said the meeting “takes place under the directives of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and President Omar al-Bashir after their last meeting on the sidelines of the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa”. He pointed out ...
The move comes after years of legal wrangling about the execution of the International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrants for President Omar Al Bashir. Since the ICC issued the arrest warrants in 2009 and 2010, the Sudanese president has travelled to several countries that are states parties to the Rome ...
A 2016 U.N. commission of inquiry into Eritrea's regime found “widespread and systematic” crimes against humanity, and said an estimated 5,000 people flee the country each month. The International Criminal Court has indicted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on charges of war crimes, crimes against ...
But what *does* Isaacs think of Guterres meeting with Bashir, indicted for war crimes in Sudan, without even telling the ICC in advance, and not disclosing it until ... Today's UN of Antonio Guterres, who just met with ICC indictee Omar al Bashir, and his Deputy Amina J. Mohammed who has refused Press ...
Umma party is headed by former premier Sadiq al-Mahdi, whose civilian government was overthrown in the 1989 Islamist-backed coup that brought President Omar al-Bashir to power. Nasir, a retired major general and former armed forces chief of staff, was the defence minister in Mahdi's government.


 

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