Gulf Times - Sudan-protests
Six months not enough to form S.Sudan unity government: president

Six months not enough to form S.Sudan unity government: president

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir said Wednesday that a six-month delay agreed with his rivals for the formation of a unity government was not enough time to resolve outstanding issues.

Sudan protest leaders threaten civil disobedience over army delays

Sudan protest leaders threaten civil disobedience over army delays

Sudanese protest leaders on Wednesday threatened to launch a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience after accusing the country's military rulers of delaying the transfer of power to a civilian administration.

Sudan protesters' sit-in inspires cultural outpouring

Sudan protesters' sit-in inspires cultural outpouring

Sudanese artist Rashid Drar used to work from home. Now the 44-year-old's canvas is any empty piece of wall he can find by a month-long sit-in outside the Defence Ministry in 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 protest leaders to meet military rulers: campaigner

Sudan protest leaders to meet military rulers: campaigner

Protest leaders are to hold talks Saturday with Sudan's military rulers who have so far resisted calls to transfer power to a civilian administration, two leading figures in the protests told AFP.

Sudan army ranks seem to be tilting towards protestors: analysts

Sudan army ranks seem to be tilting towards protestors: analysts

Support within Sudan for embattled President Omar al-Bashir seems be waning as some ranks in the army, a major pillar of his three decades in power, appear to be tilting towards the demonstrators, analysts say.

Tear gas, gun fire outside army HQ as Sudan protests press on

Tear gas, gun fire outside army HQ as Sudan protests press on

Sudanese security forces fired tear gas early Tuesday at thousands of anti-government protesters who had been demonstrating outside army headquarters for a third straight night, but soldiers intervened firing in the air, witnesses said.

Sudan army deploys as protesters keep pressure on Bashir

Sudan army deploys as protesters keep pressure on Bashir

Sudan's army deployed around its Khartoum headquarters Monday as thousands of protesters urging the military to back calls for leader Omar al-Bashir's resignation defied tear gas to demonstrate for a third day, witnesses said.

Thousands of Sudanese protesters hold second day of sit-in outside Bashir's compound

Thousands of Sudanese protesters hold second day of sit-in outside Bashir's compound

Thousands of protesters held a sit-in outside Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's residence in central Khartoum on Sunday, having camped there overnight following the biggest demonstration in months of protests against his 30-year rule

Sudan's Bashir says protest demands 'legitimate'

Sudan's Bashir says protest demands 'legitimate'

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Monday acknowledged the "legitimate" demands of anti-government protesters, while blaming several deaths on the actions of political groups.

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.

Protesters hold rallies for jobless Sudanese: witnesses

Protesters hold rallies for jobless Sudanese: witnesses

Crowds of protesters rallied Sunday in Sudan to show solidarity with the unemployed, witnesses said, amid an economic crisis that has fuelled months of demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir's rule.