Omar al-Bashir
US to remove Sudan from list of states sponsoring terror

US president Donald Trump made the announcement after the Sudanese transitional government agreed to pay a compensation of USD 335 million to the victims of attacks on US embassies in Tanzania and Kenya in 1998 and the USS Cole in 2000

Sudanese transitional govt. and rebel groups sign peace deal

The deal, which finalizes the terms agreed upon on August 31, seeks to end the civil war which has been going on for decades in the regions of Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan

As violence subsides in eastern Sudan, activists allege vested interest behind conflict

The political and economic interests of many powerful people in the eastern Kassala State are reportedly pitted against the transfer of administrative authority from the military to the newly appointed civilian governor, Saleh Ammar

The long road to peace in Sudan

On August 31, the transitional government and rebel groups signed a peace agreement in Sudan. There is a long way to go before meaningful peace can be achieved and the Sudanese government has to take a number of steps

As protests intensify, Sudan’s PM and President spar over civilian takeover of economy

Sudan’s president General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has defended military dominance of the country’s economy after the civilian PM, Abdalla Hamdok, sought the transfer of proceeds from army-run businesses to the finance ministry

Sudanese protest against continuing atrocities by Rapid Support Forces militia

The Rapid Support Forces militia has reportedly engaged in brutal violence in the States of South and West Darfur, as well as the State of South Kordofan, over the past few weeks.

Sudan’s peace talks cross barrier but have a long way to go

The transitional government of Sudan and the Malik Agar-led faction of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North agreed to integrate the latter’s forces into the state’s army, police and intelligence services. But there is a long way ahead

Sudanese PM escapes assassination attempt

Following the assassination attempt, leaders of the Sudanese revolution called on their supporters to take to streets in a show of unity and cohesion, and to “protect the transitional authority”

Sudan peace talks In Sudan, deadline for peace agreement is extended by three more weeks

On February 17, Monday, Sudan’s transitional government and the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) – an umbrella organization of nine armed rebel groups – signed a deal to facilitate the continuation of peace talks for another three weeks

Peace talks Sudan Armed rebel groups in Sudan agree to talks for formation of crucial legislative council

The armed rebel groups in Sudan will meet the representatives of the civilian Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFCF) on the sidelines of the ongoing peace negotiations in South Sudan’s capital, Juba

Sudan mutiny Following mutiny by al-Bashir loyalists, Sudan appoints new intelligence chief

The armed mutiny by military personnel lasted for 15 hours and put into evidence the delicate security situation in the country

Peace in Darfur seems unlikely until dissolution of militias complicit in genocide

The latest bout of violence in Darfur, which is believed to have cost 48 lives, has halted peace negotiations. A sustainable peace process seems unlikely till the militias involved in mass killings are dissolved and those in power who supported them are overthrown

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