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Sudan closes its common border with South Sudan
March 29, 2013 (JUBA) - Sudanese government has again on Tuesday closed its borders with South Sudan, just a week after Khartoum threatened to treat South Sudanese in Sudan as foreigners. On Tuesday, South Sudan’s Renk county commissioner in West...
South Sudan in talks with Sudan over border tensions
March 21, 2016 (JUBA) – Juba on Monday said it was in talks with Khartoum over border tensions linked to security matters in addition to demarcations of their common border as well as oil charges for transiting Sudanese territory to the international...
Egypt, Sudan working to unify stance on regional issues: Shoukry
March 21, 2016 — Egyptian foreign minister Sameh Shoukry said Sunday that Egypt and Sudan are working to unify their stance on several regional issues, pointing to the Sudanese support of the Egyptian candidate for the position of Arab League secretary...
Sudan's Bashir orders border with South Sudan to reopen
January 27, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Wednesday has ordered to open joint border with the neighbouring South Sudan . al-Bashir and Salva Kiir The official news agency SUNA reported that the Bashir has issued a presidential decree...
S. Sudan’s Kiir orders army pullout from border areas with Sudan
January 25, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudanese President, Salva Kiir, has ordered his army to withdraw from border with Sudan to 5 miles [8km] away from the border, saying this was in implementation of the peace agreement signed 11 years ago with Sudan and...
Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to hold more Nile dam talks on 27,28 December
Saturday 12 Dec 2015 – (Khartoum) A new round of talks on Ethiopia's under-construction Grand Renaissance Dam will take place on 27 and 28 December after Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan failed to reach a final agreement in two days of trilateral talks...
Sudan: for first time in four years, UN relief agencies visit areas in Central Darfur
19 November 2015 – Insufficient food, shelter, health services are among the top challenges displaced people are facing in Central Darfur , the United Nations relief wing has warned in a latest humanitarian update on the situation in Sudan. For...
Sudan seizes runs of 10 newspapers after sexual assault story
May 25, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan confiscated issues of 10 major newspapers on Sunday, in response to reports they carried on sexual assaults on children in Sudan, newspaper editors and a security source said. National Intelligence and Security Service...
Showing off spoils of war, Sudan claims progress in Darfur
May 12, 2015 - Nyala (AFP) - Stacked with rockets and machineguns, dozens of trucks seized from rebels lined the main square of South Darfur's state capital. Proof, Khartoum says, that its forces dealt insurgents a knockout blow. Troops in camouflage...
Iran, Sudan fall out over Yemen
April 23, 2015 ( Tehran - Arash Karami ) – When Saudi Arabia announced its coalition for the bombing campaign of Yemen nearly a month ago, the inclusion of Sudan must have raised eyebrows in Tehran. Iran and Sudan, while never strategic allies,...
Sudan rebels seize election material days before vote: spokesman
April 05, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – Rebels in Sudan's South Kordofan said Sunday they had captured a lorry carrying ballot boxes to polling stations for nationwide elections due next week, vowing to disrupt voting in the conflict-hit region. The Sudan...
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan Sign Accord Over Nile Waters
KHARTOUM, Sudan — Mar 23, 2015 – Egypt , Ethiopia and Sudan on Monday signed an initial agreement on sharing water from the Nile River that runs through the three countries, as Addis Ababa presses ahead with its construction of a massive new...
Egyptian president To Visit Ethiopia, Sudan Next Week
March 19, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi held a meeting Tuesday to review the results of the High Committee on the Nile water discussions with Ethiopia and Sudan. The meeting took place before the signing of an agreement between...
Sudan to receive $884 million from Juba in oil transit fees in 2014
January 3, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – South Sudan’s oil minister, Stephen Dhieu Dau, has said on Saturday that Sudan’s share from transit fees of South Sudan’s oil amounted to $884 million in 2014. He pointed his country’s oil revenue...
Sudan expels two senior UNDP officials
December 26, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese authorities on Thursday asked the United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator , Ali al-Za’atari to leave the country, Khartoum sources within the world body . The expulsion order...
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