Sudan Rules out Normalising Ties With Israel

 (Agencies) May 18, 2017  The Sundanese information minister and government spokesman, Ahmed Othman, ruled out yesterday Khartoum normalising ties with Israel, Quds Press reported. “We have a clear and steadfast vision since independence in 1956 [regarding normalisation with Israel] and this does not change except by the return of the right to its owners,” Othman

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Sudan Says Hosts 140,000 S. Sudanese Refugees in White Nile State

   (Agencies) 2017-05-18 |Editor: xuxin KHARTOUM, May 18 (Xinhua) — The Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) in Sudan’s White Nile State said on Thursday that the number of South Sudanese refugees in the state has amounted to 140,000, according to the latest statistics by Sudan’s Commission of Refugees. “The White Nile State has established eight camps

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Combating Terrorism and Money Laundering Workshop Opens in Khartoum

SMC- A two-day workshop in Khartoum titled “Combating Terrorism and Money Laundering” from 17 – 18 May to enhance the efficiency of the regular forces, judicial organs and central banks is underway. Organized by the European Union (EU) and attended by a number of neighboring countries, the workshop seeks to examine terrorism rates and financiers

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Rapid Response Fund to Provide Non Food Items for Vulnerable Families in Darfur

A new Rapid Response Fund (RRF) grant of 250,000 US Dollars have been awarded to Triangle Gendration Humanitaire (TGH), to provide Non Food Items (NFIs) to around 1,500 vulnerable Sudanese families who have recently been returned from Chadian refugee camps to Um Dukhun locality in Central Darfur State due to camp closure and relocation. The

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Registration of 20,000 Weapons in Darfur States

SMC- Up to 20,000 weapons were registered in Darfur states., said the Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) Commissionwhile stressing it is carryong out intensive efforts to control small arms. Speaking to the SMC, the Director of Planning Department at DDR, Mahmoud Zine El Abidine said after his meeting with the members of the 1591 resolution

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Informal Consultation Between Sudan Government and Rebels in Berlin

SMC- The Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) and Sudan Liberation Movement – Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM) said on Tuesday it will hold a meeting with the Sudanese government in Berlin from (19-20) to held informal consultation about outstanding issues. “The two Movements received an invitation from the German Foreign Ministry to meet with a delegation from

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Archaeologist Wraps up Excavation in Tombos, Sudan in the Nile River Valley

A Purdue University bioarchaeologist finished another field season looking at immigration and colonization during the New Kingdom occupation of Nubia in about 1400 B.C. along the Nile River Valley. While most research focuses on Egyptians and their legacy, Michele Buzon, a professor of anthropology, is using health and cultural evidence from more than 3,000-year-old burial

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US COMPARES VENEZUELA CRISIS TO SYRIA, SOUTH SUDAN, N KOREA

 By Associated Press May 18, 2017  UNITED NATIONS — The United States called Wednesday’s first-ever U.N. Security Council consultations on Venezuela because the crisis is getting worse and the Trump administration wants to prevent another conflict like Syria, North Korea or South Sudan, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said. Venezuelan Ambassador Rafael Ramirez strongly rejected the U.S.

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Qatari Armed Forces Conclude Drill in Sudan

18 May 2017   The Qatari Armed Forces concluded the 10-day ‘Saqr Al Jazeera 1 drill’ in eastern Sudan, in the presence of Major General Hamad Ahmed Al-Nuaimi, Chairman of the Military Institutes and Colleges in Qatar; Lieutenant General Shamseddine Kabbashi, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Sudanese Armed Forces; Ground Command General Sami Bakhit

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