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Sudan’s Abdalla Hamdok resigns as PM

KHARTOUM: Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said on Sunday he was resigning, six weeks after returning to his post in a deal with military coup leaders he argued could save a transition toward democracy. Hamdok, who had failed to name

UN ends peacekeeping mission in Darfur region

KHARTOUM: The United Nations and African Union have ended a 13-year mission to maintain peace in the Darfur region of Sudan. Fighting erupted in Darfur in 2003, when ethnic minority rebels rose up against the Arab-dominated government in Khartoum, which

US removes Sudan from sponsors of terrorism blacklist

WASHINGTON: The United States has removed Sudan from its state sponsors of terrorism blacklist and declared a “fundamental change” in relations, less than two months after the Arab state pledged to normalise ties with Israel. The move opens the way

US to remove Sudan from state terrorism sponsors list

KHARTOUM: President Donald Trump announced the United States would remove Sudan from its list of state sponsors of terrorism as soon as it sets pays $335 million to American victims of militant attacks and their families. The deal could also

Sudan PM escapes assassination attempt, confirms top aide 

Prime Minister of Sudan Abdalla Hamdok has escaped an assassination attempt today (Monday) in an attack on his convey in the capital, Khartoum, confirmed his top aide. Prime Minister’s office director, Ali Bakhit said, “An explosion hit as Prime Minister’s

Sudan’s ex-president gets two years detention for corruption

KHARTOUM: Sudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir was sentenced Saturday to two years’ detention in a correctional centre for corruption. Bashir  wasas deposed by the army in April after months of mass protests against his three-decade rule. He appeared in court