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Turabi calls for a two-year transitional government in Sudan headed by Bashir
January 2, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Secretary General of Sudan’s Popular Congress Party (PCP) Hassan al-Turabi said that dialogue is the only option to overcome the national crisis, pointing his party calls for a two-year interim government headed by president...
South African govt agencies were prepared to arrest Sudan’s Bashir during AU summit: report
June 21, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – South African government agencies drafted plans to apprehend Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir during his participation in the African Union (AU) summit should the High Court issue an order to this effect, according...
Wanted Sudan leader Bashir avoids South Africa arrest
June 15, 2015 (WASHINGTON/KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir left South Africa few hours before judges at the High Court handed down a decision ordering his arrest and rapping the government for what it described as a violation...
Sudan participating in regional military campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen
March 26, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan has expressed readiness to contribute ground troops for the military offensive which started on Thursday against Houthi rebel positions in Yemen, according to media reports. Saudi Arabia’s state news agency...
Bashir pledges to make peace top priority in his new term If he wins the election
March 11, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir has reiterated his commitment to making peace the highest priority in his new term and again urged arms bearers to return to the country. The Sudanese army and its allied militias...
Sudan’s Bashir orders army to launch decisive attack to end rebellion
October 29, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir has said that the Sudanese army (SAF) has won more than 40 battles in South Kordofan, Blue Nile and Darfur, recently ordering it to launch a decisive summer attack against rebels...
Sudan’s ruling party concludes convention, reiterates readiness for elections
October 25, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The National Congress Party (NCP) concluded its general convention on Saturday with the endorsement of president Omer Hassan al-Bashir’s nomination for the presidential election and reiterated its readiness to...
Sudan’s Bashir resumes duties following recovery from knee surgery
June 3, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese president, Omer Hassan al-Bashir, has officially resumed his duties at the guesthouse in Khartoum on Tuesday, three weeks after he underwent a knee surgery. He met with the foreign minister, Ali Karti, who...
NCP confirms Bashir can run for president in 2015
April 24, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The ruling National Congress Party (NCP) has reaffirmed that its rules do not prevent president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir from running in upcoming elections. Since March of last year, Bashir said that he would not seek his...
Sudan’s Bashir agrees to form a transitional government, says opposition official
April 21, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – An opposition party revealed that president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir agreed to form a transitional government to implement a national political program saying it must not last for more than two years. Sudan’s opposition...
Western countries regret support for South Sudan’s secession: Bashir
April 18, 2014 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese president, Omer Hassan Al-Bashir, said that several Western countries which encouraged South Sudan’s independence have apologised for their actions and urged Khartoum to reunite with the newborn state. Bashir...
Bashir guarantees freedom of activities for political parties
April 15, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir issued a decree on Monday guaranteeing political parties the freedom to carry out public activities as long as they obtain prior authorisation. The presidential decree, which has...
Kiir, Bashir discuss ways to protect South Sudan’s oilfields
April 6, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir concluded a one-day visit to Khartoum on Saturday during which he discussed with his Sudanese counterpart Omer Hassan Al-Bashir bilateral relations and security issues. Kiir, al...
Bashir, Turabi agree to speed up preparations for national dialogue
March 15, 2014 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese president Omer Al-Bashir met on Friday evening with Hassan Al-Turabi, leader of the Islamist opposition Popular Congress Party (PCP) for the first time since the political falling out between the two men in 1999 which...
Bashir, Dessalines, Kiir and Museveni to meet in Kuwait
November 17, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese presidency has announced that a four-way summit is due to be held between the president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir, South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir Mayardit, the Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni and the...
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