Government: We are Ready for the Next Round of Doha Negotiations

SMC- The Sudanese government expressed its readiness for the next round of Doha negotiations with the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) Gibril Ibrahim and the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM-MM) Minni Minnawi in the Qatari capital Doha. The Qatari mediation has set mid-January to start the negotiations. Speaking to SMC, Assistant to the President, Faisal Hassan Ibrahim

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Sudanese president appoints minister, secretary-generals

 2019-01-06 |Editor: yan KHARTOUM, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) — Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Saturday issued a decree to appoint new health minister, official SUNA news agency reported. Al-Khair Al-Nur Al-Mubarak was appointed Health Minister replacing Mohamed Abu Zaid Mustafa, SUNA said. The president also issued decisions to appoint Issam-Eddin Mohamed Abdalla as secretary-general of the

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Bolton warns Syria against use of chemical weapons

 2019-01-05 TEL AVIV — US National Security Advisor John Bolton warned the Syrian government that it should not see the impending US military withdrawal from the country as an invitation to use chemical weapons. “There is absolutely no change in the U.S. position against the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime and absolutely no

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UN envoy arrives in Yemen to push Hodeidah truce

January 05, 2019 The UN is hoping to bring the warring sides together later this month, possibly in Kuwait, to follow up on the progress made at December’s talks in Stockholm The UN Security Council is expected to hear a report from Griffiths next week, but no date has been set for that meeting SANAA: The

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South Sudan says 19 civilians killed in latest rebel attack

 2019-01-05  JUBA, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) — South Sudan on Saturday said 19 civilians were killed and eight others wounded in a village west of Gorom in southern part of the country in the latest rebel attack. Mawien Makol, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of South Sudan, said

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Sudan : sends new extraordinary ambassador to Central African Republic

2019-01-03 NEWSROOM (ADV) – The government of the Central African Republic has approved nomination of Abdul-Raouf Amer Ali Amer as Sudan Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Bangui. In a statement to SUNA, Ambassador Abdul-Raouf has described the relations between Sudan and the Central African Republic as distinguished, referring to the neighborliness and tribal intermingling between

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Sudan Revealed Support from Six Friendly Countries

SMC- The Sudanese government has received support from six countries to overcome the current economic crisis. Speaking to the media on Wednesday, the State Foreign Minister, Usama Faisal said that “Qatar, Kuwait, Egypt, Turkey, China and Russia” are the six countries that supported the country”. Usama said in (al-ati) programme, broadcast by Blue Nile TV

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PM: Sudan has the Basic Factors to Create a Strategic Partnership with Turkey

SMC- The Sudanese Prime Minister (PM), Mutaz Musa has assured the progress in the implementation of the agreements signed between the Sudan and the Turkey. During his chairmanship of the joint committee to follow up the agreements and memorandums of understanding signed between the two countries at the Cabinet, Musa stressed Sudan’s keenness to promote

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Arab Booker: 2019 Longlist, Judges to be Announced Next Week

Thursday, 3 January, 2019 Paris – Asharq Al-Awsat The International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF), which is the most prestigious and important literary prize in the Arab world, has said that the 2019 longlist of 16 books and the panel of five judges who selected the novels will be announced next Monday. Known as the

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Sudan official condemns ‘coup’ calls by opposition

January 2, 2019  A senior official in Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday condemned alleged calls by Sudan’s National Front for Change (NFC) for a “coup” against the regime of President Omar al-Bashir, reports Anadolu Agency. At a press conference organised by political parties on Wednesday, NCP Political Secretary Abdel-Rahman al-Khidir warned that such

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