Bashir says Sudan to remain part of Saudi-led coalition in Yemen

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has confirmed that his country’s army will continue operations in Yemen as part of the Saudi-led Arab military Coalition. During his National Day speech on Sunday, President al-Bashir dispelled rumors regarding the withdrawal of Sudanese troops from operations with the coalition. “Let me also give a particular note of appreciation to

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US, UK, Norway warn South Sudan over breaking cease-fire

The United States, Britain and Norway are warning South Sudan’s warring sides to respect a cease-fire after reported violations. The statement by the three countries on Tuesday comes after the armed opposition and South Sudan’s government traded accusations of violations of the cease-fire that began early Dec. 24. South Sudan’s civil war has entered its

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Sudan president vows to develop combat capabilities for defense 0

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said Sunday that Sudan will continue to develop its combat capabilities to prevent aggression on its soils or violation of its sovereignty. “We will continue to develop our own combat capabilities according to our defense-based perspective, to be a deterrent force that prevents even just thinking of attacking our country or

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Statement on Cessation of Hostilities violations

The Troika Heads of Mission calls on all CoH parties, and every level of government, to abide by the November 9 Presidential Order for unfettered humanitarian access The Troika Heads of Mission of the United Kingdom, United States, and Norway share the deep concern recently expressed by IGAD Council of Ministers Chairman Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu

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Rwanda starts implementing Open Border Policy

Effective Monday January 1, 2018, all visitors to Rwanda started to get a 30-day visa upon arrival without prior application, the Rwandan Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration announced. Under the new visa regime, first announced last November, citizens of the other East African Community Partner states are entitled to six months visitors pass (renewable)

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Britain wants financial services included in EU trade deal – Davis

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain wants to include financial services in a trade deal with the European Union which covers a full sweep of economic areas, Brexit minister David Davis said on Tuesday. Davis said that any deal that left finance out would be “cherry picking”, after the EU’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier cast doubt on

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Queen Elizabeth Congratulates Sudan on its National Day‏

SMC- Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II sent greetings to the people of the Republic of Sudan on the celebration of Sudan’s National Day, according to UK official page on twitter. ”On the occasion of your National Day, it gives me great pleasure in sending the people of the Republic of Sudan my warmest greetings,

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US Congratulates Sudan on its National Day‏

SMC- The US Secretary of State, Rex W Tillerson, has extended good wishes to Sudan on its 62nd anniversary of Independence. “Please accept my best wishes as the people of Sudan celebrate the 62nd anniversary of Sudan’s independence, Tillerson said in a statement from Washington on Monday. “The United States looks forward to another year

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At least 13 killed as anti-government protests spread throughout Iran

“In the events of last night, unfortunately a total of about 10 people were killed in several cities,” the program said, while showing footage of damage from anti-government demonstrations. Officials said one police officer had been shot dead during the protests, and three more had been wounded. It was the first report of a security

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New NYT scoop on Russia raises questions about old NYT story on Russia

It was a week before the 2016 presidential election that the New York Times wrote this headline: “Investigating Donald Trump, F.B.I. Sees No Clear Link to Russia.” The story’s lead cited the curiosity of federal law enforcement on this front: “For much of the summer, the F.B.I. pursued a widening investigation into a Russian role

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