Gulf Times - Khartoum
Unbowed Sudanese protesters vow to campaign during Ramadan

Unbowed Sudanese protesters vow to campaign during Ramadan

Demonstrators remain camped out in the soaring heat of Khartoum calling for civilian rule three weeks after the military ousted veteran leader Omar al-Bashir.

Sudan military rulers, protesters to meet in joint panel

Sudan military rulers, protesters to meet in joint panel

A joint committee representing Sudan's military leadership and protesters is to hold its first meeting on Saturday to discuss their demand for civilian rule, the leading protest group said.

Sudan judges march in Khartoum, join opposition protests

Sudan judges march in Khartoum, join opposition protests

About 100 Sudanese judges demanding civilian rule marched on Thursday from the Supreme Court in Khartoum towards an opposition sit-in outside the Defence Ministry ...

Sudan activists warn of attempt to clear protest camp

Sudan activists warn of attempt to clear protest camp

Activists warned of an attempt to disperse a 10-day-old mass protest outside army headquarters Monday, as Sudan's new military rulers came under rising pressure to hand power to a civilian government.

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.

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.

Mourners and worshippers protest after 3 die in Sudan demos

Mourners and worshippers protest after 3 die in Sudan demos

Hundreds of mourners returning from the funeral of a protester and crowds of worshippers launched spontaneous anti-government rallies in Sudan Friday, witnesses said, a day after three demonstrators died in Khartoum.

Sudan police fire tear gas as protests erupt in Khartoum, Darfur

Sudan police fire tear gas as protests erupt in Khartoum, Darfur

Sudanese police fired tear gas Sunday at crowds of anti-government protesters in Khartoum and the western war-torn region of Darfur after organisers called for nationwide rallies against President Omar al-Bashir.

Transport minister meets Sudan president

Transport minister meets Sudan president

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir met Qatar's Minister of Transport and Communications HE Jassim Saif Ahmed al-Sulaiti at the presidential palace in Khartoum on Monday.

Sudanese protest in Khartoum against rising bread prices

Sudanese protest in Khartoum against rising bread prices

Bread prices have more than doubled after a jump in the cost of flour due to dwindling wheat supplies, after the Sudanese government decided to stop importing grain and allow private companies to do so.

Queues at Sudan bakeries as bread prices soar

Queues at Sudan bakeries as bread prices soar

Customers had to wait nearly an hour to buy a loaf, while several bakery operators said price hikes on flour meant they would be forced to stop production entirely.

Sudan journalists oppose new law curbing media freedom

Sudan journalists oppose new law curbing media freedom

Dozens of Sudanese journalists on Wednesday demonstrated in Khartoum against a proposed new press law that aims to tighten restrictions on media freedom in the African country.