SLM-AW Fails to Exploit Jebel Marra

SMC- The Sudan Liberation Movement-Abdul Wahid (SLM-AW) had attempted to exploit the ceasefire recently launched by the government by trying to carry out some military attacks through its cells in the region in an attempt to destabilize the region and to send a message to the international community that the government violated the cease-fire and

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Jordan jumps four ranks on global peace scale

Jordan has climbed four spots in the 2018 Global Peace Index (GPI) ranking as the 98th most peaceful country in the world. The report, published annually by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), indicated that Jordan ranked at the 7th level in the Middle East and North Africa region. The GPI surveys 99.7 per

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Resource competition and climate change hampering South Sudan peace and development

The South Sudan State of Environment & Outlook Summary Report launched on World Environment Day is the first ever review of the South Sudan environmental situation. Droughts, floods, pollution, deforestation, and conflicts could worsen South Sudan’s humanitarian crisis and jeopardize the livelihoods of over 90 percent of the country’s 12 million people. Sustainable and equitable

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Sudan’s central bank starts circulating new 50 pound banknote

Sudan’s central bank has started circulating new 50-pound Sudanese bills, while withdrawing the old ones, the bank said in a statement late on Wednesday, citing the spread of fake banknotes that have caused an increase in liquidity and pushed prices higher. Inflation in Sudan rose to 57.65 percent in April, amid rising food prices and

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Sudan says it has cut all defence ties with North Korea

Sudan said on Wednesday it had cut all defence ties with North Korea, in a rare admission that it used to have such ties in the first place. The announcement came as Washington is locked in a standoff over Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear weapons programmes, and as Sudan, which is still on the US list

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Sudan Call and SRF…Trying to Make Arms Struggle Legit

SMC- For the second time in less than a month, the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) has dealt a severe blow to the head of the Sudanese parties’ movement and Sudan Call, Sadiq al-Mahdi, where it revealed in a lengthy statement at the end of the Sudan Call meeting held in Paris recently to not abandon the peace process.

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Sudan Welcomes Visit by UN Panel of Experts

SMC- Sudan foreign ministry welcomed a visit by the UN panel of experts investigating violations of sanctions on North Korea and stressed that it cancelled any military contracts with Pyongyang in line with its commitment to UN resolution 1718 (2006). According to a statement by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Garib Allah Khidir, Sudanese government welcomed a

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US Embassy Officials Join Local Communities to Break Ramadan Fast

SMC- On June 3, several members of the U.S. Embassy visited Shendi at the invitation of Sheikh Muslih Nassar to celebrate the 18th day of Ramadan.  Shendi is a town in northern Sudan, situated on the east bank of the Nile River 150 km northeast of Khartoum. Shandi is also about 45 km southwest of the ancient

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USAID, WFP to Support 1.5 Million Vulnerable Groups, Refugees, IDPs in Sudan

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed the arrival to Port Sudan of two US ships carrying enough food assistance to support 1.5 million people for six months. The two vessels today started offloading 55,000 metric tons of US-grown sorghum, donated by the American

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Sudan’s central bank starts circulating new 50 pound banknote

Sudan’s central bank has started circulating new 50-pound Sudanese bills, while withdrawing the old ones, the bank said in a statement late on Wednesday, citing the spread of fake banknotes that have caused an increase in liquidity and pushed prices higher. Inflation in Sudan rose to 57.65 percent in April, amid rising food prices and

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