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Thousands in Sudan demonstrate in support of civilian rule

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Sudanese security forces fired tear gas to break up a demonstration in the capital Khartoum on Thursday by an estimated 20 000 people in...

Five Sudanese security members killed in raid on IS-linked group

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Five members of the Sudanese General Intelligence Service were killed and a sixth was injured on Tuesday in a raid that targeted a cell...

Sudan military-civilian tensions reach low point in wake of coup attempt

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Tensions between Sudan's military and civilian politicians reached a low point on Sunday in the wake of last week's attempted coup with senior officials...

Sudan says it repelled attempted incursion by Ethiopian forces

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Sudan's military said on Sunday it had repelled an attempted incursion by Ethiopian forces in the border area between the two countries. The Ethiopian forces...

Palestinians urge Sudan to hand over confiscated assets

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The Palestinian Authority urged Sudan's government on Saturday to hand over assets it has seized as part of a crackdown targeting Sudan-based operations to...

After fall of Bashir, Sudan closes door on support for Hamas

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Sudanese authorities have taken control of lucrative assets that for years provided backing for Hamas, shedding light on how the country served as a...

Sudan’s military criticizes civilian politicians after coup attempt

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Sudanese military leaders said on Wednesday the civilian politicians they share power with had opened the door to a coup attempt by neglecting public...

Sudan says coup thwarted, accuses Bashir loyalists

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Sudanese authorities said they had foiled an attempted coup on Tuesday, accusing loyalists of ousted president Omar al-Bashir of trying to reverse the revolution...

ISS: Why has Sudan decided to hand over al-Bashir to the...

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The government is performing a delicate balancing act in the interests of advancing justice during a complex political transition. In August, Sudan’s Minister of Foreign...

Sudan summoned Ethiopia’s ambassador over 29 bodies found in river

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Sudan summoned Ethiopia's ambassador to Khartoum to inform him that 29 corpses found on the banks of a river abutting Ethiopia were those of...

Arms flown to Sudan from Ethiopia were legal, says ministry

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Sudan's interior ministry said on Monday that more than 70 boxes of weapons seized by authorities had turned out to be part of a...

Sudan investigating weapons flown in from Ethiopia – state news agency

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Sudanese authorities have seized a cargo of 72 boxes of weapons that arrived by air from Ethiopia and that they suspect were destined for...

ICC official discusses in Sudan accelerating handover of Darfur suspects –...

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The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief prosecutor has held talks with Sudanese officials on accelerating practical steps to hand over those wanted by the...

Seven Sudanese killed in an attack on a village in Darfur...

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Seven Sudanese people were killed and 16 others were wounded last week when armed men attacked a village in South Darfur, a group representing...

Rival South Sudanese factions clash, two sides report dozens of soldiers...

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Forces loyal to Vice President Riek Machar and a splinter group have clashed in South Sudan, but the two sides gave conflicting reports on...

Paramilitary officers sentenced to death in Sudan

A Sudanese court sentenced six officers in the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces to death for the 2019 killing of six students protesting as civilians...

South Sudan’s Machar says ‘peace spoilers’ backed his removal as party...

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South Sudan’s first Vice President Riek Machar has accused rival military leaders who announced he had been deposed as party and armed forces leader...

At least 30 bodies float down river between Ethiopia’s Tigray and...

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At least 30 corpses have washed up on the Sudanese banks of a river that abuts Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray, according to two...

Ten years on, South Sudan’s leaders say peace is way forward

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South Sudan's two most powerful politicians gave assurances on Friday that they would not lead the country back into war as they marked its...

UN ready to resolve Blue Nile dam disagreement

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The UN is ready to support Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan in efforts to resolve a decade-long disagreement over the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), senior officials told the Security Council this week. UN Special...

ISS: Sudan needs the ICC for more than its Darfur war...

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As insecurity in the country increases, preventing human rights atrocities is as important as justice for al-Bashir regime crimes. On 26 June, the Sudanese government pledged to...

Sudan arrests scores of former ruling party members before protests

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Sudanese authorities said they arrested scores of members of the former ruling party, accusing them of plotting "acts of destruction", as young people took...

Sudan’s military leaders say they are united, rumoured differences false –...

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The military leaders of Sudan's transitional government said on Wednesday that their forces were united in the country's defense and that rumours of differences...

Sudan’s PM calls for unified military after tensions surface

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Sudan's prime minister called for a unified national army on Tuesday in a bid to protect a fragile political transition, amid tensions between the...

New joint force to “crack down on insecurity” in Sudan

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Sudan's military has announced plans to create a joint force to "crack down on insecurity" and assert the state's authority in the capital and...

Sudan says progress made in peace talks with rebel leader

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Sudanese authorities adjourned talks on Tuesday with the most powerful rebel leader from the country's south, saying they had agreed on more than three-quarters...

Sudan’s prime minister warns of risk of chaos, civil war

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Sudan's prime minister warned on Tuesday of the risk of chaos and civil war fomented by loyalists of the previous regime as he sought...

ISS: Without unity of purpose, Sudan faces another failed transition

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Lessons from two previous attempts to set up democratic, civilian governments in Sudan are not being heeded. Thursday 3 June marks the second anniversary of...

Sudan declares state of emergency in coastal state after tribal violence

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Sudan declared a state of emergency and imposed a night curfew in some parts of the coastal Red Sea state on Monday, after tribal...

Sudanese soldiers face civilian prosecution over killing of protesters: SUNA

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A number of Sudanese army soldiers were transferred to civilian prosecution, state news agency SUNA reported on Sunday, in the first such investigation of...

Two killed as protesters mark anniversary of massacre in Sudan

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Two men were killed on Tuesday after Sudanese security forces fired live rounds and tear gas at demonstrators marking the anniversary of a deadly...

ISS: Ethiopia-Sudan border tensions must be de-escalated

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With both countries facing grave internal challenges, resolving the century-old border dispute won’t be easy. A potential border war brewing between Sudan and Ethiopia threatens...

South Sudan’s president appoints new army chief

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has appointed General Santino Deng Wol as the new head of the army, Kiir’s spokesman said on Sunday, as...

Fighting pauses in Sudanese city of El Geneina, death toll reaches...

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An uneasy calm was restored to the capital of Sudan’s West Darfur state on Wednesday, residents said, after five days of fighting between Arab...

Death toll from clashes in Sudan’s West Darfur climbs to 56:...

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The death toll from days of tribal clashes in Sudan’s West Darfur has risen to 56, with 132 wounded, the United Nations and a...

Death toll from clashes in Sudan’s West Darfur climbs to 50:...

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The death toll from days of tribal clashes in Sudan’s West Darfur has risen to 50, with 132 wounded, the West Darfur State Doctors’...

Sudanese military company to give up its civilian operations

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One of Sudan’s biggest military firms has agreed to gradually hand over its civilian operations to the finance ministry, with the goal of eventually...

Sudanese militia leader Musa Hilal freed after pardon

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A Sudanese militia leader accused by rights groups of atrocities in Darfur was released from a Khartoum prison on Wednesday following a pardon by...

US destroyer docks in Sudan for the first time in decades

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A US naval destroyer docked on Sudan’s Red Sea coast on Monday in the latest sign of thawing relations with the United States, a...

USNS Carson City arrives in Port Sudan

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The US Military Sealift Command (MSC) expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Carson City (EPF 7) arrived in Port Sudan, Sudan on 24 February in...

Sudanese refugee kills French immigration official after asylum request rejected

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A Sudanese refugee stabbed and killed an employee at a centre for asylum seekers in the southern French city of Pau on Friday after...

Sudan and Ethiopia trade accusations in border conflict

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Sudan on Saturday accused Ethiopia of an “unforgivable insult” in its sharpest statement since a decades-old border dispute flared late last year. Clashes erupted between...

Sudan summons ambassador to Ethiopia for consultations – spokesman

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Sudan has summoned its ambassador to Ethiopia for consultations over the latest developments in the ties between both countries, a spokesman for the Sudanese...

Sudan says Ethiopian forces crossed border, raising tensions

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Ethiopian forces crossed into Sudanese territory in an act of “aggression”, Sudan’s foreign ministry said on Sunday, marking the latest flare-up in a long-standing...

Sudan cracking down on ex-ruling party after violent protests

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A committee tasked with dismantling the government of toppled former president Omar al-Bashir has issued a wide-ranging order to prosecute members of Sudan’s ex-ruling...

US Africa Command visit concludes with Sudan, DRC

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A US Africa Command delegation visit led by Ambassador Andrew Young, deputy to the commander for civil-military engagement, and US Navy Rear Admiral Heidi...

US Africa Command senior leaders seek to strengthen partnership with African...

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A US Africa Command delegation arrived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 27 January following a historic visit to Sudan. The Congo delegation...

US Africa Command senior leaders visit Sudan

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US Africa Command’s Deputy to the US Africa Command Commander for Civil-Military Engagement, Ambassador Andrew Young, and Director of Intelligence, Rear Admiral Heidi Berg,...

Israeli cabinet minister heads delegation to Sudan

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An Israeli cabinet minister on Monday for the first time led an official delegation to Sudan to discuss moving forward on a US-brokered deal...

Violence flares for third day in Sudan’s Darfur

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Militia fighters staged a deadly attack in Sudan’s Darfur on Monday, residents said, as doctors said the death toll from a separate attack that...