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Sudan: Yabus Hospital – Crucial but Struggling

"There are many people coming in everyday with many different diseases and there is no medicine, by the end of the day you would have treated 40 to 50 patients," said Zahir Babiker, a doctor working at Yabous hospital, which is housed in a makeshift straw-thatched hut.

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Sudan facing two options: change or collapse: Arman

January 13, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Secretary General of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/North (SPLM-N) Yasir Arman said Sudan has reached a point where it has no options but change or collapse.

He pointed in a conference call with Sudanese activists in Europe and the United States Wednesday that the country’s crisis has been further complicated, saying “Sudan is facing two options:

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Germany to host meeting of the Sudanese opposition: Arman

January 12, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Secretary General of the rebel Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement/North (SPLM-N) Yasser Arman has disclosed moves by Germany to host a meeting for the Sudanese opposition in Berlin to discuss the pre-dialogue meeting.

In a message sent to the leaders of the “Sudan Call” charter and the Reform Now Movement (RNM) and seen by Sudan Tribune, Arman said the German moves have not yet

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Six killed in unrest in Sudan’s Darfur, says local official

Source: Reuters - Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:15 GMT

Author: Reuters

KHARTOUM, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Six people have been killed in three days of unrest in Sudan's Darfur region, a local official said on Monday, as a joint U.N. -African Union peacekeeping mission to the area urged the government to contain and investigate the violence.

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Darfur IDPs rejects camps liquidation

January 9, 2016 (NYALA) - A secret conference of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and refugees leaders in Darfur has rejected a government plan to liquidate the camps for the internally displaced on the grounds that their areas of origin were still unsafe.

The participants considered the return to their original villages and localities before the normalization of the situation and the provision of peace therein as "a semblance of suicide".

Deputy chairman of the IDPs and refugees association Adam Abdallah said leaders of refugees and IDPs from all Darfur’s five states camps had met last week in Kalma Camp , 15 km East of Nyala , capital of South Darfur State, to discuss what they called "Government propaganda" about the return of refugees and IDPs and the closure of the camps.

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Saudi-Iran stand-off

LARKANA: The execution of 47 people, including scholar Sheikh Nimr Al-Nimr, by Saudi Arabia has raised regional as well as international concerns. The action of Iranian protestors in attacking the Saudi Arabian embassy in Tehran in response to Al-Nimr’s execution resulted in the recall of diplomats by Saudi Arabia from Iran, followed by its Arab allies Kuwait, Bahrain and Sudan doing the same.

This issue has arisen at a time when a road map to peace had been established in Syria and a ceasefire had been called in Yemen. Across the Middle East, both Iran and Saudi Arabia have a long history of supporting proxies and political conflicts against each other. This latest crisis would undoubtedly undermine any ongoing initiatives for peace in a war-torn region where thousands of people have died due to sectarian violence and at the hands of the Islamic State.

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Sudanese Colonel Killed in Clashes with Yemeni Troops

Sudanese Colonel Killed in Clashes with Yemeni Troops

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Yemeni forces killed a high-ranking military officer of the Sudanese army in heavy clashes in Southwestern Yemen.

The Sudanese colonel was killed while fighting alongside the Saudi troops and pro-Hadi militias in the region of al-Waze'iya in the coastal province of Ta'iz on Saturday.

No further detail is available about the colonel.

Sudan has joined the Saudi-led coalition against Yemen in order to receive the Riyadh government's financial backup.

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Saudi Arabia-Iran Rivalry In Africa: Sudan, Djibouti, Somalia Part Ways With Tehran As Riyadh Influence Grows

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As tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia escalated Thursday, a growing number of Muslim countries in East Africa have started to choose sides. Sudan, Djibouti and now Somalia are standing by Riyadh and cutting ties with Tehran, a move that signals a shift away from Iranian influence in the region and a firm alignment with Saudi Arabia’s Sunni kingdom.

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Saudi flays attacks on embassy; Bahrain, Sudan end Tehran ties

Saudi flays attacks on embassy; Bahrain, Sudan end Tehran ties

RIYADH: The Majlis Al Shura, Shura Consultative Council, of Saudi Arabia has condemned the attacks on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran and its Consulate in the city of Mashhad, and threats received by Saudi diplomats there from Iranian groups that stormed the two missions without a move from the Iranian security authorities to protect diplomats and Saudi diplomatic missions, in a clear violation of diplomatic norms and principles of international relations. 

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Demand for an immediate release of Emad Al sadig Ismail Humdoun


Subject: Demand for an immediate release of Emad Al sadig Ismail Humdoun
On the ground of the current Sudanese National Dialogue and after the claim of the Sudanese president that there are no political prisoners in detention and that all the Sudanese prisons are empty of prisoners.
Our son Emad Al sadig Ismail Humdoun is still under detention by National Intelligence and Security Services after he has been kidnapped from in front of the National Umma Party

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Britain acts to stem flow of young doctors recruited by Isis in Sudan

Britain acts to stem flow of young doctors recruited by Isis in Sudan

 

 Mohammed Fakhri Al-Khabass, left, and Nada Sami Kader, one of the UK doctors he recruited for Isis. Composite: Public Domain

A British delegation, including an imam from London, have visited Sudan to try to dissuade young British doctors from joining Islamic State (Isis), which has been urgently seeking more foreign medics to help at its hospitals in Syria.

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Antinov plane bombed and destroyed farm in Blue Nile


Antinov plane bombed and destroyed farm in Blue Nile

the day president/ Omar Al;bashir anounced in his speech on the independant day that he has extended the so-called ceasefire, on the conterary he sent Antinov plane bomber, and dropped 15 bombs resulted of destroying and burning of 15 farms and many livestoke killed,

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Shia cleric among 47 executed by Saudi Arabia in a single day

Saudi Arabia’s authorities have demonstrated their utter disregard for human rights and life by executing 47 people in a single day, said Amnesty International today.

Those put to death earlier today included prominent Shi’a Muslim cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, who was convicted after a political and grossly unfair trial at the Specialized Criminal Court (SCC). With the exception of the Sheikh and three Shi’a Muslim activists, the others were convicted of involvement with al-Qa’ida.

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Sudan: Release Emad Al Sadig Ismael Hamdoun (UA 277/15)

Sudan: Release Emad Al Sadig Ismael Hamdoun (UA 277/15)

URGENT ACTION
DECEMBER 18, 2015
Emad Al Sadig Ismael Hamdoun, a 24-year-old student at Omdurman Ahlia University, is currently being held at the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) political office in Khartoum North after his arrest on 14 December. Amnesty International is concerned about his safety while in detention.
 
1) Please write immediately in Arabic, English or your own language:
  • Urging the Sudanese authorities, to either charge Emad Al Sadig Ismael Hamdoun with a recognizable offence or immediately release him; 
  • Urging them to ensure that he is not subjected to torture and other ill-treatment while in detention;
  • Calling on them to give him access to lawyers of his own choosing and allow him visits from his family.

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URGENT ACTION SORGE UM STUDENTEN Sudan

URGENT ACTION

SORGE UM STUDENTEN

  • Sudan
UA-277/2015
Index:
AFR 54/3097/2015
18. Dezember 2015

EMAD AL SADIG ISMAEL HAMDOUN, 24-jähriger Student

Karte des Sudan: © United NationsKarte des Sudan: © United Nations

Emad Al Sadig Ismael Hamdoun, Student an der Ahlia University in der Stadt Omdurman, wurde am 14. Dezember festgenommen und wird derzeit im Büro des sudanesischen Geheimdienstes (National Intelligence and Security Service - NISS) in Nordkhartum festgehalten. Es besteht Sorge um seine Sicherheit.

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Why are Sudan & Senegal fighting in Yemen?

NEWS & ANALYSIS

Why are Sudan & Senegal fighting in Yemen?

Peter Fabricius says the participation of African countries in Saudi-led military intervention is perplexing and ironic

What are African countries really doing in Yemen?

7 May 2015

When Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser deployed tens of thousands of troops in Yemen in the mid 1960s for several years to support a nationalist coup modelled on his own, ‘It was a bloody and fruitless experience that historians call “Egypt’s Vietnam,”’ asThe New York Timesrecently wrote.

Will the current Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen of 10 mostly Arab, Muslim states – including Egypt – come one day to be known, for the same reason, as their Iraq? The other states are Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Morocco, Jordan, Sudan and Senegal.

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Tutu bemoans Bashir entry into SA

Tutu bemoans Bashir entry into SA

Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir. Credit: AFP

 

Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir. Credit: AFP    

Archbishop Desmond Tutu said Tuesday that some of the most powerful nations' refusal to comply with the International Criminal Court had created an environment for South Africa to allow Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir into, and out of, the country.

"These powerful nations have created the rationale for the South African government to allow al-Bashir into the country despite the international warrant of arrest hanging over his head, and then to allow him to travel home despite a South African High Court order to the contrary," said a statement issued by his foundation.

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