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Sudan, South Sudan sign military cooperation deal

October 29, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan and South Sudan Thursday signed joint defence and military cooperation agreement between the two countries. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the visiting South Sudanese Defence Minister Angelina Teny and her S
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Sudan, South Sudan sign military cooperation deal

October 29, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan and South Sudan Thursday signed joint defence and military cooperation agreement between the two countries. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the visiting South Sudanese Defence Minister Angelina Teny and her Sudanese counterpart Ibrahim Yassin, according to a statement issued by the Military Media Centre in Khartoum. The defence and military cooperation deal includes "training, exchange of experiences, peace promotion, support and disaster (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

UPDF investigating clashes with S. Sudan army: spokesperson

October 29, 2020 (KAMPALA) – The Ugandan army (UPDF) said it has launched investigations into circumstances under which its military clashed with the South Sudanese Peoples Defense Forces (SSPDF). Col. Deo Akiiki, the deputy UPDF spokesperson, said the inc
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UPDF investigating clashes with S. Sudan army: spokesperson

October 29, 2020 (KAMPALA) – The Ugandan army (UPDF) said it has launched investigations into circumstances under which its military clashed with the South Sudanese Peoples Defense Forces (SSPDF). Col. Deo Akiiki, the deputy UPDF spokesperson, said the incident happened when an unspecified number of South Sudanese in military uniform erected a roadblock inside Ngomoromo border post. He said the UPDF responded with reinforcement from a nearby unit, killing action two people, captured one (...) - News / South Sudan Defense Forces (SSDF), Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF), FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudan, U.S. to sign bilateral claims agreement

October 29, 2020 (WASHINGTON) - The government of Sudan and the United States are set to sign an agreement on Friday morning related to terror-related claims. The agreement sets the terms of the settlement between Sudan and families of terror-related inciden
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Sudan, U.S. to sign bilateral claims agreement

October 29, 2020 (WASHINGTON) - The government of Sudan and the United States are set to sign an agreement on Friday morning related to terror-related claims. The agreement sets the terms of the settlement between Sudan and families of terror-related incidents particularly the 1998 twin embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania as well as the USS Cole bombings. Last week, Sudan transferred $335 million to an escrow bank account to pay for these settlements. But the money will not be (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY, United States (US)

Gov't, SPLM-N launch workshop on relation state and religion in Sudan

October 29, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government and the SPLM-N led by Abdulaziz al-Hilu on Thursday began the first round of informal discussions on the disputed issues including separation of state and religion to pave the way for a framework agreemen
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Gov't, SPLM-N launch workshop on relation state and religion in Sudan

October 29, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government and the SPLM-N led by Abdulaziz al-Hilu on Thursday began the first round of informal discussions on the disputed issues including separation of state and religion to pave the way for a framework agreement on the agenda of the peace talks. Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok and the SPLM-N's leader, al-Hilu, reached an agreement on 3 September providing to hold informal workshops to end their differences on whether they include the (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, Peace talks with SPLM-N, Darfur groups

Sudan & US to sign bilateral claims agreement

October 29, 2020 (WASHINGTON) - The government of Sudan and the United States are set to sign an agreement on Friday morning related to terror-related claims. The agreement sets the terms of the settlement between Sudan and families of terror related inciden
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Sudan & US to sign bilateral claims agreement

October 29, 2020 (WASHINGTON) - The government of Sudan and the United States are set to sign an agreement on Friday morning related to terror-related claims. The agreement sets the terms of the settlement between Sudan and families of terror related incidents particularly the 1998 twin embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania as well as the USS Cole bombings. Last week Sudan transferred $335 million to an escrow bank account to pay for these settlements. But the money will not be (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudan will pick own normalization style : FM

October 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's foreign minister said his country will determine which kind of normalization his country will opt for during the upcoming talks with the Israeli delegation. Omer Gamar Eldin told Sky News Arabia on Wednesday that the tw
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Sudan will pick own normalization style : FM

October 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's foreign minister said his country will determine which kind of normalization his country will opt for during the upcoming talks with the Israeli delegation. Omer Gamar Eldin told Sky News Arabia on Wednesday that the two countries agreed in principle to normalize relations but it will be effective once the deal is endorsed by the legislative council. Referring to the normalization process, he underscored that there are different types of diplomatic (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

FFC slams lifting fuel subsidies as violation of economic conference decisions

October 28 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The ruling coalition in Sudan described the government's decision to lift fuel subsidies and sell it at market rate as a «flagrant violation» of the decisions of the First National Economic Conference organized by the
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FFC slams lifting fuel subsidies as violation of economic conference decisions

October 28 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The ruling coalition in Sudan described the government's decision to lift fuel subsidies and sell it at market rate as a «flagrant violation» of the decisions of the First National Economic Conference organized by the government last month. This week the government raised the price at the pump of locally produced diesel to 46 Sudanese pounds ($0.8364) a litre from the previous 23 pounds. It also increased the price of petrol to 56 pounds from 28 pounds. A (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Federalism a popular demand since 1947: Machar

October 28, 2020 (JUBA) – South Sudan's First Vice President, Riek Machar has said a federal system of governance has been a popular demand of the people of South Sudan since 1947. He made the remarks while speaking at a workshop organized by the Ministry
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Federalism a popular demand since 1947: Machar

October 28, 2020 (JUBA) – South Sudan's First Vice President, Riek Machar has said a federal system of governance has been a popular demand of the people of South Sudan since 1947. He made the remarks while speaking at a workshop organized by the Ministry of Federal Affairs in the capital, Juba on Wednesday. According to Machar, the establishment of the Ministry of Federalism was to help prepare the nation for a federal system of governance. During the workshop attended by senior (...) - News / South Sudan, Governance & Civil Service

Sudanese government takes control of gold mines in North Darfur

October 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government on Wednesday officially took control of the gold mines in Jabal Amer area of North Darfur, operated by the Rapid Support Forces (SRF) leader and his family. Following continued criticism of the control o
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Sudanese government takes control of gold mines in North Darfur

October 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government on Wednesday officially took control of the gold mines in Jabal Amer area of North Darfur, operated by the Rapid Support Forces (SRF) leader and his family. Following continued criticism of the control of the gold mines and large involvement of the Sudanese military in the national economy, al-Junaid Company announced the handover of gold mines to the transitional government. The handover ceremony took place in Jebel Amer area where (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

S. Sudan's Kiir, UN chief discuss peace implementation

October 28, 2020 (JUBA) – South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and the head of the United Nations Mission in the country (UNMISS), David Shearer met in the capital, Juba on Wednesday to discuss the status of the implementation of the revitalised peace agreeme
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S. Sudan's Kiir, UN chief discuss peace implementation

October 28, 2020 (JUBA) – South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and the head of the United Nations Mission in the country (UNMISS), David Shearer met in the capital, Juba on Wednesday to discuss the status of the implementation of the revitalised peace agreement. During the meeting, the presidency said in a statement, Shearer briefed President Kiir on the activities of UNMISS in the young nation. He congratulated the South Sudanese leader on the completion of structures on the allocation of (...) - News

Sudan liberalizes fuel prices officially

October 27, 2020 (KHARTOUM)- The Sudanese government officially announced the new liberalized fuel prices, with an increase of more than 400% over the previous price. In a press conference held in Khartoum, the Minister of Energy and Mining Khairy Abdel-Rahm
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Sudan liberalizes fuel prices officially

October 27, 2020 (KHARTOUM)- The Sudanese government officially announced the new liberalized fuel prices, with an increase of more than 400% over the previous price. In a press conference held in Khartoum, the Minister of Energy and Mining Khairy Abdel-Rahman Khairy stated the liberalized fuel price will be effective as of Tuesday evening. He added that a litre of gasoline will be sold at 120 pounds instead of 28 pounds previously, while the price of a litre of diesel will be 106 from 23 (...) - News

Sudan, South Sudan agree to open 10 border crossings

October 27, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan and South Sudan agreed to open the 10 border crossing points along the 2,000-kilometre (1,200-mile) boundary, said the Sudanese defence minister on Tuesday. Following the independence of South Sudan in 2011, the two countr
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Sudan, South Sudan agree to open 10 border crossings

October 27, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan and South Sudan agreed to open the 10 border crossing points along the 2,000-kilometre (1,200-mile) boundary, said the Sudanese defence minister on Tuesday. Following the independence of South Sudan in 2011, the two countries closed border and accused each other of supporting rebel groups from both sides affecting traders and communities on both sides. However, during recent years, the two Sudans felt the need to work together to bring peace and (...) - News / South Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Egypt, South Sudan to boost cooperation on water issues

October 26, 2020 (CAIRO) – The Egyptian Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly on Monday met South Sudan's Irrigation and Water Resources minister, Manawa Peter Gatkuoth to discuss water issues. Speaking during the meeting held in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, Ma
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Egypt, South Sudan to boost cooperation on water issues

October 26, 2020 (CAIRO) – The Egyptian Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly on Monday met South Sudan's Irrigation and Water Resources minister, Manawa Peter Gatkuoth to discuss water issues. Speaking during the meeting held in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, Madbouly said Egypt would support South Sudan in various fields, with particular focus on South Sudanese students currently in Egypt. The Egyptian Prime Minister further said his country is ready to set up investment projects in South Sudan, (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, South Sudan, Egypt

Sudan, Egypt reiterate calls for binding agreement on Ethiopia's giant dam

October 27, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese and Egyptian heads of state reiterated the need for a legally-binding agreement on the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Tuesday as a tripartite committee met on the same day to prepare the resumpt
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Sudan, Egypt reiterate calls for binding agreement on Ethiopia's giant dam

October 27, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese and Egyptian heads of state reiterated the need for a legally-binding agreement on the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Tuesday as a tripartite committee met on the same day to prepare the resumption of talks. Last July, Ethiopia brushed aside the negotiations under the Khartoum Declaration of Principles of 2015. Instead, Addis Ababa proposed to negotiate a guidelines-and-rules agreement on the first filling of the dam that (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Trump formally informs U.S Congress of Sudan's removal from terror list

October 26, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - U.S. President Donald Trump Monday formally notified the Congress of his decision to remove Sudan from the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism. «Pursuant to the Constitution and the laws of the United States,(...) I hereb
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Trump formally informs U.S Congress of Sudan's removal from terror list

October 26, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - U.S. President Donald Trump Monday formally notified the Congress of his decision to remove Sudan from the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism. «Pursuant to the Constitution and the laws of the United States,(...) I hereby certify, with respect to the rescission of the determination of August 12, 1993, regarding Sudan that:» «(i) the Government of Sudan has not provided any support for acts of international terrorism during the preceding 6-month period; and» (...) - News

China donates 1,500 tons of rice for S. Sudan's peace process

October 26, 2020 (JUBA) - The Chinese government has donated 1,500 tons of rice in support of the peace process in South Sudan. The donation, which was given to the National Transitional Committee (NTC), will be used to feed thousands of soldiers assembled i
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China donates 1,500 tons of rice for S. Sudan's peace process

October 26, 2020 (JUBA) - The Chinese government has donated 1,500 tons of rice in support of the peace process in South Sudan. The donation, which was given to the National Transitional Committee (NTC), will be used to feed thousands of soldiers assembled in the various cantonment sites across the country. While receiving the donation from the Chinese government on Monday, Stephen Pal, South Sudan's Minister of Peace Building said the items would speed up the unification of the joint (...) - News / South Sudan, China, South Sudan peace process

Egypt and S. Sudan to boost cooperation on water issues

October 26, 2020 (CAIRO) – The Egyptian Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly on Monday met South Sudan's Irrigation and Water Resources minister, Manawa Peter Gatkuoth to discuss water issues. Speaking during the meeting held in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, Ma
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Egypt and S. Sudan to boost cooperation on water issues

October 26, 2020 (CAIRO) – The Egyptian Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly on Monday met South Sudan's Irrigation and Water Resources minister, Manawa Peter Gatkuoth to discuss water issues. Speaking during the meeting held in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, Madbouly said Egypt would support South Sudan in various fields, with particular focus on South Sudanese students currently in Egypt. The Egyptian Prime Minister further said his country is ready to set up investment projects in South Sudan, (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, South Sudan, Egypt

Mahdi pledges to support Sudan-Israel normalization, says al-Burhan

October 26, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The head of the Sovereignty Council, Abdel-Fattah al-Burhan, said that the leader of the National Umma Party (NUP) Sadiq al-Mahdi pledged to support the normalization with Israel if the Legislative Council approved it. However,
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Mahdi pledges to support Sudan-Israel normalization, says al-Burhan

October 26, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The head of the Sovereignty Council, Abdel-Fattah al-Burhan, said that the leader of the National Umma Party (NUP) Sadiq al-Mahdi pledged to support the normalization with Israel if the Legislative Council approved it. However, al Burhan did not specify if the NUP leader spoke about the appointed legislative council during the transitional period or the elected council at the end of this period. Previously, al-Mahdi told the BBC Arabic Service he would oppose (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Sudan paid terror compensations from its own resources: al-Burhan

October 26, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's head of the Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan dismissed that any foreign country had paid compensations for victims of terrorism. Press reports said that Saudi Arabia encouraged Sudan to normalize with Israel and
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Sudan paid terror compensations from its own resources: al-Burhan

October 26, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's head of the Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan dismissed that any foreign country had paid compensations for victims of terrorism. Press reports said that Saudi Arabia encouraged Sudan to normalize with Israel and paid compensations to the victims of terrorism, as part of its efforts to increase Donald Trump's chances in the presidential elections. "The amount of compensation for the families of the victims in the bombings was paid from our own (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudanese communists say committed to the unity of FFC alliance

October 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Communist Party (SCP) said its disagreement with the government policies does not affect its commitment to the cohesion of the alliance backing Hamdok cabinet. Recently, the Sudanese communists criticized the Juba p
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Sudanese communists say committed to the unity of FFC alliance

October 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Communist Party (SCP) said its disagreement with the government policies does not affect its commitment to the cohesion of the alliance backing Hamdok cabinet. Recently, the Sudanese communists criticized the Juba peace agreement and rejected the normalization with Israel. However, the SCP official spokesperson, Amal Hussein al-Zain told the official news agency SUNA on Sunday that her the leftist party is keen to preserve the cohesion of the (...) - News

UN envoy says Sudan mediating between NAS and Juba

October 25, 2020 (NEW YORK) - Sudan is currently embarking on an attempt to mediate between General Thomas Cirillo of the National Salvation Front (NAS) and the Government of South Sudan, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council Thursday las
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UN envoy says Sudan mediating between NAS and Juba

October 25, 2020 (NEW YORK) - Sudan is currently embarking on an attempt to mediate between General Thomas Cirillo of the National Salvation Front (NAS) and the Government of South Sudan, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council Thursday last week. Parfait Onanga-Anyanga, the UN Special Envoy to the Horn of Africa revealed that involvement of the Sudanese government comes in the wake of the ongoing Rome talks mediated by the Sant'Egidio community. “Authorities in both (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, South Sudan

Sudan has begun to replace UNAMID by national troops: official

October 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government has begun implementing a national plan to protect civilians in the Darfur region, ahead of the withdrawal of the hybrid operation UNAMID by the end of the year, the foreign ministry said on Sunday. The tr
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Sudan has begun to replace UNAMID by national troops: official

October 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government has begun implementing a national plan to protect civilians in the Darfur region, ahead of the withdrawal of the hybrid operation UNAMID by the end of the year, the foreign ministry said on Sunday. The tripartite mechanism on the UNAMID held a meeting at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with the participation Jean-Pierre Lacroix, U.N. Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Smail Chergui, AU Peace and (...) - News / Darfur peacekeeping mission (UNAMID), FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY, Regime change in Sudan & transition

Sudan sees first fruits of Israel normalization

October 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced today that his government is sending $5 million worth of wheat to Sudan days after the two nations moved towards normalizing ties in a deal brokered by the United States.
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Sudan sees first fruits of Israel normalization

October 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced today that his government is sending $5 million worth of wheat to Sudan days after the two nations moved towards normalizing ties in a deal brokered by the United States. “We are looking forward to a warm peace and are sending $5 million worth of wheat immediately to our new friends in Sudan,” Netanyahu's office tweeted. “Israel will be working closely with the USA to assist Sudan's transition,” it said. (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Israeli delegation travels to Khartoum for further talks on normalization

October 24, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - An Israeli delegation will head to Khartoum soon to finalize the normalisation agreement between the two countries, said the Israeli Prime Minister on Saturday. In a televised address on the normalization deal with Sudan, Benjam
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Israeli delegation travels to Khartoum for further talks on normalization

October 24, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - An Israeli delegation will head to Khartoum soon to finalize the normalisation agreement between the two countries, said the Israeli Prime Minister on Saturday. In a televised address on the normalization deal with Sudan, Benjamin Netanyahu said the del truck with Sudan was the result of steady efforts exerted by his government to normalize relations with the Arab countries. “An Israeli delegation will leave to Sudan in the coming days to complete the (...) - News

UNMISS evacuates humanitarian workers from Renk

October 24, 2020 (RENK) - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said it evacuated some 32 humanitarian workers following threats and violent attacks by youth groups in Renk town of Upper Nile State. The humanitarian staff, UNMISS said in a state
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UNMISS evacuates humanitarian workers from Renk

October 24, 2020 (RENK) - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said it evacuated some 32 humanitarian workers following threats and violent attacks by youth groups in Renk town of Upper Nile State. The humanitarian staff, UNMISS said in a statement, are currently safe and under it's protection. According to the UN, tensions have been building in the area between local youth and humanitarian organizations over demands that jobs be re-assigned from current staff with (...) - News / South Sudan, Humanitarian

Sudanese political groups back Sudan-Israel deal

October 24, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Several Sudanese political forces members of the ruling alliance Forces for Freedom and Changes (FFC) or not On Saturday welcomed the normalization of relations with Israel and called for upholding Sudan's interests in foreign re
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Sudanese political groups back Sudan-Israel deal

October 24, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Several Sudanese political forces members of the ruling alliance Forces for Freedom and Changes (FFC) or not On Saturday welcomed the normalization of relations with Israel and called for upholding Sudan's interests in foreign relations. Hours after the Sudan-Israel agreement to normalize relations, two groups supporting the government: the National Consensus Forces (NCF) and the National Umma Party (NUP), announced their opposition to normalization on (...) - News

Donors condemn violence against aid workers in South Sudan's Renk

October 23, 2020 (JUBA) - International donors strongly condemned attacks on aid workers in Renk and urged the South Sudanese government to provide the needed protection to humanitarian groups. On 22 October, a youth group looted a store of Medair organizati
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Donors condemn violence against aid workers in South Sudan's Renk

October 23, 2020 (JUBA) - International donors strongly condemned attacks on aid workers in Renk and urged the South Sudanese government to provide the needed protection to humanitarian groups. On 22 October, a youth group looted a store of Medair organization in Upper Nile State before to set it on fire. They also vandalized the group's vehicles. Local youth had demanded the Catholic aid group, earlier this month, to assign jobs for them instead of staff members. This week they insisted (...) - News

Sudan's leftist groups reject normalization with Israel

October 24, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The National Consensus Forces, which are part of the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) Friday voiced their rejection of normalization with Israel and threatened to form a broad popular front to resist this rapprochement. The l
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Sudan's leftist groups reject normalization with Israel

October 24, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The National Consensus Forces, which are part of the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) Friday voiced their rejection of normalization with Israel and threatened to form a broad popular front to resist this rapprochement. The leftist and Arab nationalist political forces had warned the Sudanese prime minister not to go along with the military component of the Sovereign Council in the rapprochement with Israel, saying that the transitional government has no (...) - News

Sudan-Israel normalization deal will be implemented after ratification: FM minister

October 24, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The agreement to normalize relations with Israel will enter into force once it is ratified by the legislative body, said Sudan's Foreign Minister on Friday. Omer Gamar Eldin confirmed to the official news agency SUNA that the tr
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Sudan-Israel normalization deal will be implemented after ratification: FM minister

October 24, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The agreement to normalize relations with Israel will enter into force once it is ratified by the legislative body, said Sudan's Foreign Minister on Friday. Omer Gamar Eldin confirmed to the official news agency SUNA that the transitional authority - represented by the cabinet and the Sovereign Council - agreed to normalize relations with Israel as it was announced in a joint statement released by the White House in Washington on Friday. "The ratification of (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

U.S. says Sudan agrees to normalization with Israel

October 23, 2020 - The United States announced on Friday that Sudan has agreed to normalize ties with Israel following a conference call between leaders of U.S., Sudan and Israel. The announcement follows months of speculation and reports that the US has bee
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U.S. says Sudan agrees to normalization with Israel

October 23, 2020 - The United States announced on Friday that Sudan has agreed to normalize ties with Israel following a conference call between leaders of U.S., Sudan and Israel. The announcement follows months of speculation and reports that the US has been quietly pressing Sudan to normalize relations with Israel in return for an expedited path to getting off the list of states that sponsor terrorism. Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok has been resisting the normalization idea on (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

US says Sudan agrees to normalization with Israel

October 23, 2020 - The United States announced on Friday that Sudan has agreed to normalize ties with Israel following a conference call between leaders of U.S., Sudan and Israel. The announcement follows months of speculation and reports that the US has bee
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US says Sudan agrees to normalization with Israel

October 23, 2020 - The United States announced on Friday that Sudan has agreed to normalize ties with Israel following a conference call between leaders of U.S., Sudan and Israel. The announcement follows months of speculation and reports that the US has been quietly pressing Sudan to normalize relations with Israel in return for an expedited path to getting off the list of states that sponsor terrorism. Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok has been resisting the normalization idea on (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

AU, UN officials to discuss UNITAMS deployment with Sudanese officials

October 22, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - United Nations and African Unions officials are planning to hold with the Sudanese officials on the future of UN mission in Sudan as the Darfur peacekeeping mission will withdraw by December 2020. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the head o
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AU, UN officials to discuss UNITAMS deployment with Sudanese officials

October 22, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - United Nations and African Unions officials are planning to hold with the Sudanese officials on the future of UN mission in Sudan as the Darfur peacekeeping mission will withdraw by December 2020. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the head of the Department for Peace Operations and the African Union's Commissioner for Peace and Security, Smail Chergui, will fly to Khartoum in the upcoming days. However, for planning purpose, the schedule of the tripartite meetings will be (...) - News

AU, UN officials to discuss UNITMAS deployment with Sudanese officials

October 22, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - United Nations and African Unions officials are planning to hold with the Sudanese officials on the future of UN mission in Sudan as the Darfur peacekeeping mission will withdraw by December 2020. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the head o
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AU, UN officials to discuss UNITMAS deployment with Sudanese officials

October 22, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - United Nations and African Unions officials are planning to hold with the Sudanese officials on the future of UN mission in Sudan as the Darfur peacekeeping mission will withdraw by December 2020. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the head of the Department for Peace Operations and the African Union's Commissioner for Peace and Security, Smail Chergui, will fly to Khartoum in the upcoming days. However, for planning purpose, the schedule of the tripartite meetings will be (...) - News

Malong denies calling for removal of ministers, two VPs

October 22, 2020 (NAIROBI) – The opposition South Sudan United Front/Army (SSUF/A) has dismissed allegations that its leader, Gen. Paul Malong Awan secretly asked for removal of certain ministers and two Vice-Presidents as a pre-condition for his return to
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Malong denies calling for removal of ministers, two VPs

October 22, 2020 (NAIROBI) – The opposition South Sudan United Front/Army (SSUF/A) has dismissed allegations that its leader, Gen. Paul Malong Awan secretly asked for removal of certain ministers and two Vice-Presidents as a pre-condition for his return to the country. The office of the SSUF/A leader, in a statement issued Wednesday, accused some security elements “competing for power” of spreading propaganda against the former military chief of staff. “However, such campaign is solely (...) - News / South Sudan, Politics, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Umma party rejects normalization with Israel, threatens to withdraw support to Sudan's gov't

October 22, 2020 (KHARTOUM) -The leader of the National Umma Party (NUP) Sadiq al-Mahdi Thursday rejected any normalization of relations with Israel and threatened to withdraw his support to the transitional government. Al-Mahdi's statement came after report
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Umma party rejects normalization with Israel, threatens to withdraw support to Sudan's gov't

October 22, 2020 (KHARTOUM) -The leader of the National Umma Party (NUP) Sadiq al-Mahdi Thursday rejected any normalization of relations with Israel and threatened to withdraw his support to the transitional government. Al-Mahdi's statement came after reports that a Sudanese, American and Israeli meeting in Khartoum on Wednesday had finalized the details of a deal to normalize the relations between the two countries. The agreement would be announced soon in the context of removing Sudan (...) - News / Israel, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY