HRW: Iran Recruits Afghan Children to Fight in Syria

October 2, 2017 Human Rights Watch has accused the Iranian Revolutionary Guards of committing war crimes by recruiting children as young as 14 years old from Afghanistan to fight in Syria. The rights group said in a statement yesterday that the children fought mostly within the Fatemiyoun Brigade, an exclusively Afghan armed group backed by

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Sudan: Academic Cooperation Between Japan and Sudan

Khartoum — Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in collaboration with Bahri University (BU) and Ahfad University for Women (AUW) conducted the first workshop on “Peace Education through Promoting Mutual Understanding” from 26th to 28th of last September 2017. The opening session was attended by Prof. Azhary omer Abdulbagee , Undersecretary of Higher Education and Scientific

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Sudan to Establish Stock Exchange for Gold

SMC- Minister of Minerals, Hashim Ali Salem, announced the establishment of a gold stock exchange to address the smuggling issues. He announced a move to develop policies and economic alternatives to minerals to boost the economy and enable the private sector to export. Speaking on a regular platform for Bayan Financial Investment Company, Salem said

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Khartoum hopes Washington lift sanctions on Sudan soon

KHARTOUM, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) — Sudan government on Sunday expressed hope that the United States would lift its sanctions on Sudan by October 12. “The dialogue between Khartoum and Washington has reached its ends,” Attal-Mannan Bakheet, Sudan’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs, said in a statement Sunday. “The committees concerned with the dialogue with the

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Sudan Cooperation with European Countries in the Extradition of Cybercrime Criminals

SMC- The State Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Ibrahim Al Mirghani, said that Sudan is coordinating its efforts and strengthening cooperation with a number of Arab and European countries in combating transnational cybercrime and keeping up with its laws and legislation. According to the state news agency, Al Mirghani pointed out that the coordination includes cooperation

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Sudan: Mahmoud – Our Goal Is to Achieve Accord and National Consensus

Khartoum — The Assistant of the President of the Republic and Deputy Chairman of National Congress Party(NCP), Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud said the NCP objective for the coming stage is to achieve further accord and national consensus among the all Sudanese political forces. Amidst call of many political forces for secularization of the state and separation

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Ethiopian Festival Turns into Anti-government Protest

  Oromo people, one of country’s largest ethnic groups, demand political, economic freedom 01.10.2017 ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA – OCTOBER 1: Thousands of Oromo people attend the “Irreecha” festival also known as ‘Oromo Thanksgiving’ at Addis Ababa’s Bishoftu town in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on October 1, 2017. ( Minasse Wondimu Hailu – Anadolu Agency ) related

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Sheikha Fatima Campaign for treatment of women and children launches in Sudan

KHARTOUM, 30th September, 2017 (WAM) — The Sheikha Fatima Global Humanitarian Campaign “Provide Medical Treatment”, for the treatment of women and children, has been launched in Sudanese villages under the theme, “All of us are our Mother Fatima.” The initiative, part of the Fatima bint Mubarak Volunteering Programme, will be implemented under the supervision of

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Director of the Joint Training Department Confirms SAF Commitment to International Humanitarian Law

SMC- The Armed Forces Child Protection Unit marked the inauguration of Basic Course to train officers of the General Administration of Military Justice in the field of children’s rights and protection, which will be held under the chairmanship of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1st to 4th October. The event was attended by Major

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China Urged to Promote Positive Messages About Sudan

SMC- Head of the foreign relations department of the National Conference Kamal Ismail, met with visiting Chinese delegation to China’s Foreign Relations Department. The meeting touched upon the overall relations between the two countries and the importance to promote cooperation and ensure a strategic China-Africa partnership. He appreciated Sudan’s great role in opening doors and

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