Sudanese official meets Chairman of Saudi Journalists Association

Riyadh, Muharram 24, 1439, October 14, 2017, SPA — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Information of the Republic of Sudan Dr. Ahmed Bilal Othman and the accompanying delegation met here this evening with Chairman of Saudi Journalists Association Khalid Almalik and members of the association. During the meeting, they discussed issues related to the

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Sudan Designations Removals

OFFICE OF FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL 10/12/2017 Specially Designated Nationals List Update The following deletions have been made to OFAC’s SDN List:   AFRICAN DRILLING COMPANY, Khartoum, Sudan [SUDAN].   AGRICULTURAL BANK OF SUDAN, P.O. Box 1363, Khartoum, Sudan [SUDAN].   AMIN EL GEZAI COMPANY (a.k.a. EL AMIN EL GEZAI COMPANY), Khartoum, Sudan [SUDAN].   EL

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Sudan Looks forward to be Off US’ Terror List with Saudi Arabia’s Support

Sudan is looking forward to Saudi Arabia’s continuous support for Khartoum’s efforts, to lift Sudan’s name of the blacklist of countries’ sponsoring terrorism, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Information Ahmad Bilal Othman. Othman expected that after the lift of economic sanctions, international, Gulf and regional investors will rush to Sudan. He revealed

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‘Loudspeaker for the youth’: Sudan tunes in to a new wavelength as sanctions lift

decade ago it was possible to count the number of radio stations in Sudan on one hand. The north African country was flush with oil money; its capital, Khartoum, was enjoying a property boom; and investors from China, India and the Gulf were flooding in. But for young Sudanese it had little going for it.

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Sudan: With Sudan Participation – Start of the WB African Group Annual Meeting

Washington — The annual meeting of the First African Group of the World Bank for 2017 started, Thursday, with the participation of Finance Minister, General Mohammed Osman Suleiman Al-Rikabi and the Governor of the Bank of Sudan, Hazim Abdulgader. The meeting reviewed the performance of the member states which congratulated Sudan on revocation of US

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Uganda: Sudan Participates in Water Ministers of Nile Basin Initiative Countries’ Meeting in Entebbe

Khartoum — Sudan participated with a delegation headed by the Minister of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity Muataz Musa at the annual meeting of the Ministers of Water in the Nile Basin Initiative’s Countries which started Thursday in Entebbe, Uganda. The meeting will discuss the reports and plans of the regional initiative including the 10-year

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ISIS setbacks reported in Syria

ISIS is said to have suffered key setbacks in Syria, with US-led coalition forces grabbing more turf in the terror group’s self-declared capital of Raqqa and the Syrian military seizing a key eastern city. The conflict, which started in 2011, has resulted in the deaths of an estimated 400,000 Syrians and the displacement of millions.

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‘Allah’ Is Found on Viking Funeral Clothes

ENKOPING, Sweden — The discovery of Arabic characters that spell “Allah” and “Ali” on Viking funeral costumes in boat graves in Sweden has raised questions about the influence of Islam in Scandinavia. The grave where the costumes were found belonged to a woman dressed in silk burial clothes and was excavated from a field in

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Man held by Taliban-linked captors: They raped my wife, killed our baby

KABUL — Taliban-linked captors who held American Caitlan Coleman and her family for five years killed her infant daughter and allowed Coleman to be raped by a guard, her husband said, introducing a dramatic new layer to a saga that was already marked by mystery. Joshua Boyle’s revelations, which authorities have not confirmed, came after

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The internationalisation of China’s currency has stalled

ON OCTOBER 18TH, President Xi Jinping will preside in Beijing over the most important political event in five years. At the Communist Party’s 19th congress much will be made of the triumphs achieved in nearly four decades of reform and opening up. So expect a glossing over of one part of that process where progress

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