Sudan cancer doctors eye US sanctions relief for patients

By Afp Published: 10:59 BST, 8 August 2017 | Updated: 10:59 BST, 8 August 2017 A patient undergoes radiotherapy at Sudan’s largest state-run cancer hospital, the Radiation and Isotopes Centre Khartoum, on July 25, 2017 Resting on a hospital bed after a session of chemotherapy, Sudanese banker Mohamed Hasan vividly recalls the day when doctors

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US Delegation to Arrive to Khartoum to Boost Ties and Investment

SMC A US delegation led by the vice president of the American Sudanese Friendship Association, and the Secretary General of the Association in Washington and a number of American businessmen will arrive to Khartoum, according to the International People’s Friendship Council. The delegation aims to identify the opportunities, investment potential and push forward relations between

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Tripartite delegation visits Khartoum to discuss Abyei

August 7, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese committee for the administration of Abyei area said a tripartite delegation from the African Union, United Nations and the UN Security Council would visit Khartoum on Wednesday to discuss the Abyei file. On the same day, the UN Security Council is expected to adopt the annual report of

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Remarkable story of the black soldier who was adopted as a toddler by Queen Victoria’s troops after a battle in the Sudan in 1895 and went on to be a fearless infantryman

James Durham was found by the British army following the Battle of Ginnis, 1895 Troops from the Durham Light Infantry adopted the young boy after the battle He later joined the Battalion and remained with them until his death in 1910 The young soldier developed pneumonia while serving in Co Cork, Ireland   The Arab

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Trump finally starts winning — by copying Obama

President Trump appears to have found himself a new national security adviser. His name is Barack Obama. Recent days have brought evidence of two foreign policy successes for the Trump administration: On Friday, a top State Department official who has served in the Obama and Trump administrations announced that gains against the Islamic State have

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Bahrain, UAE partly reopen airspace to Qatar

Qatar Airways aircraft can now access limited Bahraini and the UAE airspace after the nations approved a new route for the airline. The move follows a directive from a UN aviation body to Gulf states, telling them to honor their airspace agreements with Qatar. The route opening is being seen as a significant step, some

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Iran arrests dozens of ‘ISIL suspects plotting attacks’

Iran has arrested 27 people plotting attacks for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group, including 10 who were arrested in a regional country, the intelligence ministry said. “Intelligence agents succeeded in identifying and arresting a terrorist group linked to Daesh, who intended to conduct terrorist attacks in

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Six Degrees Of The Sudan, Or: The Work Of Art In The Age Of The Travel Ban

“We went and got a hookah and within an hour we were just like family…I was probably closer to him than with any of my friends in New Zealand.” Mo Kheir If you were an ethnomusicologist from the future, looking across the landscape of American music in 2017 and cataloging the sweeping historical forces that

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Rapid Malaria Tests Work, but With Unexpected Drawbacks

Rapid diagnostic tests have greatly improved malaria treatment in the last decade, but they also had some unexpected bad consequences, a large new study has found. As hoped, the tests — which use only a drop of blood and provide results in about 15 minutes — substantially decreased how many patients with fever were incorrectly

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Thousands of Yemeni Forces Target Qaeda Stronghold

  AL MUKALLA, Yemen — Thousands of Yemeni troops are conducting a clearing operation aimed at driving Qaeda militants from one of their major strongholds in southern Yemen, according to Arab and American security officials. The offensive in Shabwa Province started last week and includes about 2,000 Yemeni forces backed by dozens of advisers from

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