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The Overthrow Of Omar El-Bashir in Sudan

Khartoum (OR) – The similarity between events in Algeria, Libya and Sudan evoke what happened in 2011 in Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt. For some, it was a revolutionary movement against dictatorships, while for others, it was a replay of the organization by the British of the Great Arab Revolt of 1916. Concerning 2011, the publication […]

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With Assange Dominating Headlines, Saudis Move to Secure Libya and Sudan

Riyadh (GPA) – With Julian Assange’s arrest dominating the news cycle, you’d be forgiven for missing the chaos unfolding in Africa. However, major events in Libya and Sudan are taking place and, as no surprise, Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies are fanning the flames. The Saudis Paid Khalifa Haftar to Launch the Tripoli Operation […]

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Sudan’s Army Arrests Bashir, Declares 3 Months Emergency Period

Khartoum (TLS) – Sudan’s Army arrested former leader Omar al-Bashir and took over the governance of the nation while declaring a state of emergency for three months. President Omar al-Bashir, who ruled Sudan for 30 years, was overthrown Thursday by the armed forces which announced a two-year period of military rule to be followed by elections. The army also […]

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Saudi Coalition in Yemen Courts Uganda to Resuscitate Failing Operations

Sana’a (GPA) – A deployment of Ugandan soldiers would further solidify the Saudi coalition’s failure to rally support from key branches of Yemen’s military. Sudan again came under pressure last week to withdraw troops from Yemen when pictures depicting yet another failure surfaced on social media. Yemen’s Army and Popular Committees — who control most […]

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rape as a weapon of war

Rape as a Weapon of War: Yemeni Woman Threatened Into Denying Rape

Tahamah, Yemen (GPA) – Last week, a Sudanese soldier from the Janjaweed forces (which are part of the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen) beat up and raped a Yemeni woman. These Sudanese forces have a well-documented history of using rape as a weapon of war. As the war started in Yemen 2015 with the Saudi-led coalition’s […]

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Why Did Sudan Close Their Border with Eritrea?

Khartoum (GPA) – Sudan closed their border with Eritrea as long-standing tensions with Egypt begin to flare up. Ongoing disputes over territory and resources, as well as Sudan’s relations with Turkey, triggered the dispute. On January 6th Sudan shut their border with Eritrea after fortifying it with thousands of troops. The closure comes off the […]

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Israel Tells African Migrants They Have 90 Days to Leave or go to Jail

Tel Aviv (MEE) – Israel will force tens of thousands of African migrants to leave over the next three months by threatening to arrest those who stay, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday. Speaking at a cabinet meeting, Netanyahu said that the Israeli government will offer migrants a $3,500 payment and a free air ticket home or […]

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Will Sudan Side With Russia And Iran if Sanctions Are Not Lifted?

Khartoum (MEMO) – The expectation that the United States will completely lift economic sanctions against Sudan is by no means certain. Just days before the 12 July deadline, Sudanese diplomats around the world are getting ready to either welcome the lifting of sanctions and see Sudan amerced into the international community; or defend a dramatic new foreign policy direction which could see a return to an anti-US stance should sanctions be re-imposed. The uncertainty over the decision is being fuelled by the unpredictable mercurial nature of US President Donald Trump’s administration which has broken the normal […]

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