N. Darfur: UN Reports on Situation in Darfur are Contradictory

SMC- The Government of North Darfur State has said the reports by the United Nations on the security and humanitarian situations in Darfur are contradictory, affirming that the report sent by UNAMID mission in collaboration with UN Human Rights Commission contained lies and fabricated information. Deputy Governor of North Darfur Mohamed Beraimah explained in a

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Governor of Red Sea State to Visit Halayeb Early Next March

SMC The Parliamentary Bloc of Eastern Sudan in the National Assembly has disclosed preparations to receive Governor of Red Sea State at Halayeb area early next March as the MPs have asked Egypt to accept international arbitration on the issue of the area. Speaking to the SMC Deputy of Halayeb Constituency at the National Assembly

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Kassala Government Reactivates Emergency Law to Control Border

SMC- The Government of Kassala State has affirmed that it would activate the emergency law to maximum level to control the border as it reaffirmed commitment to combating smuggling and human trafficking. Speaking to the SMC, Deputy Governor of the State Magzoub Abu-Musa said that smuggling has harmed the economy of the country and the

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South Sudan teams eliminated from CAF tournaments for failing to show up

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has eliminated South Sudan clubs from participating in the the continental competitions after failing to show up for their matches of the first leg of the preliminary round of the Champions League and Confederation Cup last weekend. South Sudan sides Al Salam Wau and Hilal Juba failed to show up

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South Korean president says Olympics have lowered tensions with North

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — In a visit Saturday to this Winter Olympics host city, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said that the Games have helped to lower tensions on the Korean Peninsula, and he expressed hope that the rapprochement would “lead to dialogue between the United States and North Korea.” “There have been many achievements

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Seven years on, Libyans celebrate February 17 revolution nationwide

Libyans mark today (February 17, 2018) the seventh anniversary of the Libyan 2011 revolution, which freed the country from a 42-year-long dictatorship led by Moamar Gaddafi. The revolution torch was seen Friday relaying from one district to another and from one neighborhood to another, especially in Misrata, Tajoura, and Tripoli. On marched Libyans across the

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Sudan: Strictly Addressing Sky-Rocketing Prices

SMC- The Executive, Legislative Corporation and private sectors continue to take measures to provide basic goods and develop radical treatments to prices increase. The wave of sky rocketing prices is rippling across the world, including the Gulf and the Western countries, which require drastic financial and economic policies and procedures. Sudan has taken the necessary measures to provide

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U.S.-based Russian news outlet registers as foreign agent

U.S.-based Russian news outlet RIA Global LLC has registered as a foreign agent with the U.S. Justice Department, the fourth Russian-linked media company to do so since November under pressure from the U.S. government. RIA Global, which produces content for Russian state-owned news outlet Sputnik, registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) on Friday,

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Plane crashes in southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board

An Iranian commercial aircraft has crashed in southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, Iran’s Aseman Airlines spokesman has told state TV. The ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down near the remote mountain town of Semirom, some 620 kilometres south of the capital, Tehran, the semi-official Fars news agency

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Sudan, US Start Discussing How to Remove Sudan From Terrorism List

SMC- Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour and Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan have agreed to begin discussions on Sudan removal from the U.S. list of states sponsor of terrorism, according to the foreign ministry. The two countries agreed to resume talks on the normalization of bilateral talks and the lift of remaining sanctions particularly its designation as

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