• foreign policy Oct 23, 2020

    Trump: Sudan to Join UAE, Bahrain in Recognizing Israel

    President Donald Trump says Sudan will start to normalize ties with Israel, making it the third Arab state to do so in the run-up to Election Day

  • Sudan Oct 20, 2020

    Trump Says Sudan to Be Removed From Terrorism List

    President Donald Trump says Sudan will be removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, a move that would open the door for the African country to get the international loans and aid that are essential for reviving its battered economy and rescuing the country’s transition to democracy

  • Temporary Protected Status Sep 15, 2020

    Court Says Trump Can End Temporary Legal Status for 4 Countries

    A divided U.S. appeals court has ruled that the Trump administration can end humanitarian protections that have allowed hundreds of thousands of people from El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti and Sudan to remain in the United States.

  • Sudan Mar 9, 2020

    Sudan PM Says He Survived ‘terror Attack' in Capital

    Sudan’s prime minister says he survived a “terror attack” after an explosion and gunfire targeted his motorcade in the capital of Khartoum

  • Darfur Feb 11, 2020

    Sudan to Hand Over Ex-President to International Criminal Court for War Crimes

    A top Sudanese official says transitional authorities and rebel groups have agreed to hand over former autocratic president Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court for war crimes, including mass killings in Darfur.

  • Sudan Dec 14, 2019

    Ex-Sudan Strongman al-Bashir Gets 2 Years for Corruption

    A court in Sudan convicted former President Omar al-Bashir of money laundering and corruption on Saturday, sentencing him to two years in a minimum security lockup....


    That’s the first verdict in a series of legal proceedings against al-Bashir, who is also wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes and genocide linked to the Darfur conflict in the...

  • Donald Trump Sep 26, 2019

    Trump Condemns Religious Persecution Amid Refugee Squeeze

    President Donald Trump said at the United Nations this week that “protecting religious freedom is one of my highest priorities.” But his promise rings hollow to advocates for persecuted religious minorities seeking refuge in the United States. Trump’s administration already has slashed the nation’s refugee admissions ceiling to a historic low and on Thursday proposed a further cut for next...

  • Italy Sep 13, 2019

    Scientists Succeed in Creating Embryos of Near-Extinct Northern White Rhinos

    Scientists announced Wednesday they have succeeded in creating two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino as part of an international effort to save the species, which is down to just two animals worldwide, both of them female. The embryos, created in the lab with eggs taken from the females and frozen sperm from dead males, are now stored in...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Aug 1, 2019

    Watch: Sudanese Activists Demand Justice for Killings

    Thousands of people gathered to protest in Sudan’s capital Thursday after the killing of at least 6 people, 4 of which were students, during a student protest in central Sudan Monday.

  • spokesman Jun 30, 2019

    At Least 7 Dead as Sudanese Stage Protests Against Army Rule

    Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country Sunday calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir. A government official said at least seven people had been killed and nearly 200 injured during the demonstrations. The protests came amid a weekslong standoff between...

  • Europe Jun 30, 2019

    Migrants Stranded in Libya Endure Sewage, Maggots, Disease

    For hundreds of African migrants, dreams of a new life in Europe have instead ended in a detention center in the remote desert of war-torn Libya, where they say they have been held for months amid raw sewage, piles of garbage, disease, maggots and barely enough food to survive. Their plight, detailed in interviews with The Associated Press and social...

  • Twitter Jun 19, 2019

    Bella Hadid Apologizes After Posting a Photo That Angered Islamic Community

    Supermodel Bella Hadid is apologizing after being heavily criticized on Twitter for posting a photo of her shoe right on top of two aircrafts from the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia Monday. Her post has drawn attention because Middle East countries consider pointing or placing your shoe towards someone or something disrespectful. In this culture the gesture is seen...

  • head Jun 16, 2019

    US Diplomat Wants ‘Credible' Probe Into Sudan Crackdown

    The top U.S. diplomat to Africa said there must be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in the capital earlier this month, as the ruling military council failed to announce the findings of its own investigation on Saturday as promised. Sudan’s security forces violently swept away a camp in Khartoum on...

  • PHOTOGRAPHER Jun 12, 2019

    Photographer's Emotional Journey to Document Last 2 Surviving Northern White Rhinos and Their Carers

    Renowned photographer Justin Mott exhibits his photo series “No Man’s Land” on the last two remaining northern white rhinos.

  • spokesman Jun 9, 2019

    General Strike Launched in Sudan After Security Crackdown

    Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of the workweek by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Association urged people to stay home to protest the deadly crackdown last week when security forces violently dispersed the group’s main...

  • United States Jun 5, 2019

    Sudan Protest Organizers Say 40 Bodies Pulled From Nile

    At least 40 bodies of people slain by Sudanese security forces were pulled from the Nile River in the capital of Khartoum, organizers of pro-democracy demonstrations said Wednesday, and new clashes brought the death toll in three days of the ruling military’s crackdown to 100. Word about the retrieval of the bodies came as Sudan’s ruling general called for a...

  • Egypt Apr 13, 2019

    Sudan Activists: ‘Regime' Kills 16 After al-Bashir's Ouster

    Sudanese activists said Saturday that 16 people, including a soldier, have been killed in the two days since the military forced President Omar al-Bashir from power amid months of anti-government protests, while the military met with an opposition delegation to discuss the transition and announced a nightly curfew had been lifted. The Sudan Doctors Committee, an affiliate of the Sudanese...

  • Egypt Apr 11, 2019

    Sudan's Military Overthrows President Amid Bloody Protests

    Sudan’s military overthrew President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday after months of bloody street protests over his repressive 30-year rule. But pro-democracy demonstrators were left angry and disappointed when the defense minister announced the armed forces will govern the country for the next two years. Al-Bashir’s fall came just over a week after Algeria’s long-ruling, military-backed president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, was driven...

  • PRESIDENT Apr 11, 2019

    Sudanese Officials Say Army Forced President to Step Down

    Sudan’s armed forces were to deliver an “important statement” and asked the nation to “wait for it” on Thursday, state TV reported, as two senior officials said the military had forced longtime President Omar al-Bashir to step down. The circumstances of al-Bashir’s apparent ouster and his current whereabouts remained unclear, however. State TV said an army statement was imminent amid...

  • NBC NEWS Apr 6, 2019

    Asylum for Sale: Refugees Say Some U.N. Workers Demand Bribes for Resettlement

    A seven-month investigation across five countries with significant refugee populations has found widespread reports of the U.N.’s refugee agency UNHCR’s staff members exploiting refugees, while victims and staff members who report wrongdoing say the agency fails to act against corruption, NBC News reports. In interviews, more than 50 refugees registered with the UNHCR in Kenya, Uganda, Yemen, Ethiopia and Libya...

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