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Eight kids who mistook explosive for scrap metal killed in Sudan

Eight kids who mistook explosive for scrap metal killed in Sudan

Eight children were killed in Sudan when the explosive device they mistook for scrap metal detonated, a relative said Sunday.

FM meets Sudanese counterpart

FM meets Sudanese counterpart

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, met Sudan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Dardari Mohamed Ahmed,

Sudan says Egyptian Red Sea oil and gas blocks are on its territory

Sudan says Egyptian Red Sea oil and gas blocks are on its territory

Sudan considers oil and gas exploration blocks offered by Egypt in the Red Sea's Halayeb area as a direct intrusion into Sudanese territory, Saad al-Deen Hussein al-Bishri, minister of state at Khartoum's oil ministry, was cited as saying.

Hundreds protest in Sudan, keep up pressure on Bashir

Hundreds protest in Sudan, keep up pressure on Bashir

Hundreds of protesters, mostly students, took to the streets in and near Sudan's capital Khartoum on Monday, continuing a three-month wave of demonstrations that has posed the most serious challenge yet to President Omar al-Bashir's three-decade rule.

Protest-hit Sudan unveils new cabinet to 'solve' economic crisis

Protest-hit Sudan unveils new cabinet to 'solve' economic crisis

Sudan's new prime minister on Wednesday unveiled a 20-member cabinet tasked with solving an economic crisis that has triggered nationwide protests against the decades-old rule of President Omar al-Bashir.

Sudan opposition to keep up protests despite emergency

Sudan opposition to keep up protests despite emergency

Sudan's main opposition party on Saturday dismissed President Omar al-Bashir's declaration of a state of emergency, saying protesters would keep up their campaign until his three-decade rule was ended.

Qatari projects in Sudanese state provide thousands of jobs: official

Qatari projects in Sudanese state provide thousands of jobs: official

The governor of Sudan's Nile River state, Hatem Al Wassilah, said that the projects implemented by Qatar in the state provided thousands of job opportunities for Sudanese youth.

Sudanese fruit seller dies choking on tear gas fired at protesters

Sudanese fruit seller dies choking on tear gas fired at protesters

A Sudanese fruit seller died on Sunday after choking on tear gas fired at protesters in the market where he worked in Khartoum, his family members told Reuters.

UN warns of locust surge on both sides of Red Sea

UN warns of locust surge on both sides of Red Sea

A locust outbreak in Sudan and Eritrea is spreading rapidly along both sides of the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia and Egypt, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization said on Friday, flagging a possible threat to crops and food security.

Three killed in UN helicopter crash in disputed region

Three killed in UN helicopter crash in disputed region

An Ethiopian military helicopter crashed inside a United Nations compound in the disputed Abyei region between Sudan and South Sudan, killing three crew members and injuring 10 passengers, the UN said in a statement Sunday.

Sudan protesters rally against death of teacher in custody

Sudan protesters rally against death of teacher in custody

Sudanese protesters rallied after Friday prayers in an eastern town against the death in custody of a teacher arrested in connection with anti-government demonstrations sweeping the country, witnesses said.

Protesters rally in downtown Khartoum in support of detained

Protesters rally in downtown Khartoum in support of detained

Hundreds of Sudanese protesters rallied Thursday in downtown Khartoum and other districts of the capital in support of fellow demonstrators detained in the weeks of rallies against President Omar al-Bashir...