Sudan or the Sudan, officially the Republic of the Sudan, is a country in Northeast Africa. It is bordered by Egypt to the north, the Red Sea to the northeast, Eritrea to the east, Ethiopia to the southeast, South Sudan to the south, the Central African Republic to the southwest, Chad to the west, and Libya to the northwest. It has a population of 39 million people and occupies a total area of 1,886,068 square kilometres, making it the third-largest country in Africa. Sudan's predominant religion is Islam, and its official languages are Arabic and English. The capital is Khartoum, located at the confluence of the Blue and White Nile. Since 2011, Sudan is the scene of ongoing military conflict in its regions South Kordofan and Blue Nile.
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators massed around a sit-in outside the Sudanese Ministry of Defence on Friday in the latest round of protests to push for civilian rule since Omar al-Bashir’s.. France 24 - Published
According to Reuters, a State Department official said that the United States will consider new ways to remove Sudan from its list of state sponsors of terrorism if it sees a fundamental change in its..
Sudan has its third leader in as many days. Military interim leader Abdel Fattah al-Burhan Abdelrahman has promised protesters they'll soon have a civilian government after three decades of autocratic..
According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, the new head of Sudan's transitional military council said that a civilian government would be established after consultations with opposition forces and..
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, Sudan's Defense Minister Awad Ibn Auf said that he would be stepping down as head of the country's transitional military council, just one day after former..
Protesters whose weeks of demonstrations played an important part in forcing Sudan's autocratic President Omar al-Bashir from power are battling scorching heat and fatigue as they press for the.. Reuters - Published
Thousands of protesters demanding an end to military rule flocked to the sit-in outside Sudan's Defence Ministry on Friday, in the biggest turnout in the center of the capital since last week when.. Reuters - Published
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese protest organizers say they will announce an interim ruling council they want to see take over from the military that ousted President Omar al-Bashir after months of.. WorldNews - Published
The United States State Department called on the Sudanese military to move aside in order to have a civilian-led transition after longtime President Omar al-Bashir was removed from office last week on.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
The United States supports a democratic and peaceful transition in Sudan led by civilians who represent all Sudanese, the State Department said on Thursday, as protesters in Khartoum kept up demands.. Reuters - Published
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s new military rulers arrested ousted President Omar al-Bashir’s two brothers for corruption, part of a broad sweep against officials and supporters of the former.. WorldNews - Published
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has offered to help mediate a political transition in Sudan after the fall of autocratic president Omar al-Bashir to weeks of popular protests, Kiir's office said on.. Reuters - Published
The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North, a rebel group in the states of Blue Nile and South Kordofan, said on Wednesday it was ceasing all hostilities until July 31 as a "goodwill gesture" after.. Reuters - Published
The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North, a rebel movement in the southern states of Blue Nile and South Kordofan, announced it is ceasing all hostilities immediately in areas under its control.. Reuters - Published
The deposed Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir was moved from his residence to Kobar prison in the capital Khartoum, two family sources said on Wednesday, and a prison source said he was being held.. Reuters - Published
Uganda will consider offering asylum to ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir despite his indictment by the International Criminal Court (ICC), a foreign affairs minister said on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council ordered the central bank to review financial transfers since April 1 and to seize "suspect" funds, state news agency SUNA reported on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
Sudan's deposed president Omar Al Bashir has been transferred to a maximum security prison just a week after being forced from office by the military following four months of mass rallies against his.. WorldNews - Published
Sudan’s ruling Transitional Military Council said it fired the three highest-ranking public prosecutors on Tuesday after the protesters called for overhauling the entire judiciary system along with a.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
The United States will not remove Sudan from the state sponsor of terrorism list until the country's leadership and policies change and the military no longer holds power, a U.S. official said on.. Reuters - Published
Reuters reports if there are significant changes in the Sudanese government and a smooth political transition, the United States will considering removing the African nation from the state sponsor of.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
The United States will consider new ways to remove Sudan from its list of state sponsors of terrorism if it sees a fundamental change in its government and a commitment not to support terrorism, a.. Reuters - Published
Sudan's Omar al-Bashir has been ousted after three decades in power following months of mass protests. The military has announced a transitional period of up to two years followed by elections, but.. Reuters - Published
Moscow recognizes the new authorities in Sudan after President Omar al-Bashir was ousted, Russia's RIA news agency cited Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov as saying on Tuesday. Reuters - Published
(CNN)The African Union has threatened to revoke Sudan's membership unless the country's military establishes civil rule within 15 days. The union "strongly condemns and totally rejects the seizure of.. WorldNews - Published
President Sisi blocked access to opposition websites, introduced draconian penalties and vowed to punish journalists ahead of vote As the world watches the peaceful revolution that is changing Sudan in.. WorldNews - Published
Officers who ousted President Omar al-Bashir from three decades in power have announced that a military council will run Sudan for a transitional period lasting up to two years, followed by elections. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi, left, brief the media prior to a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Monday,... WorldNews - Published
The Sudanese group that led protests against deposed President Omar al-Bashir called on Monday for the transitional military council that has taken power to be disbanded and for a new interim civilian.. Reuters - Published
Sudanese protest organisers Monday called on their supporters to mobilise outside the army headquarters, saying there was an attempt to "disperse the sit-in" where thousands have camped out for 10.. France 24 - Published
By Khalid Abdelaziz KHARTOUM, April 15 (Reuters) - Sudanese protesters moved to block an attempt on Monday to break up a sit-in outside the Defence Ministry, where demonstrators have been pushing for a.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Sudan's main protest group on Sunday demanded the immediate handover of power to a civilian transitional government, saying it would keep up the street demonstrations which ousted former President Omar.. Reuters - Published