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Sudan army raid group close to Bashir’s party: witnesses

11 April 2019, 11:16 AM

A team of Sudanese soldiers Thursday raided the offices of a group linked to President Omar al-Bashir’s ruling National Congress Party in Khartoum, witnesses said.

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir delivers a speech at the Presidential Palace in Khartoum.

Pressure on Bashir builds as calls for Sudan’s transition grows

10 April 2019, 5:18 AM

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir came under mounting pressure on Tuesday as three Western nations pushed for a political transition after months of unprecedented protests against his rule.


Sudan protesters defiant after aborted bids to clear army HQ sit-in

9 April 2019, 2:24 PM

Thousands of defiant Sudanese protesters remained camped outside army headquarters for a fourth day Tuesday, after security forces abandoned two separate attempts to disperse them when soldiers fired in the air, witnesses said. Chanting “freedom, freedom,” crowds of men and women, who had spent the night camped outside Khartoum’s sprawling complex that also houses the […]

Tear gas is fired at Sudanese demonstrators during an anti-government protest in Khartoum.

Gunshots, teargas fired at Sudan protest site: witnesses

9 April 2019, 6:21 AM

Sudanese security forces Tuesday fired tear gas at thousands of anti-government protesters demonstrating outside the army headquarters in Khartoum for a third night, with gunshots also heard, witnesses said.

President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan lawmakers postpone amendment to keep Bashir in power

16 February 2019, 6:22 PM

A parliamentary committee tasked with amending Sudan’s constitution to allow President Omar al-Bashir to run for another term said on Saturday it would indefinitely postpone a meeting to draft these changes, state news agency SUNA said.



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