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Hashem Abdel Muttalib Ahmed Babakr

Sudan arrests top general, officers over foiled coup

Sudan's military said Wednesday it had arrested a top general and several others over a foiled coup attempt announced earlier this month.
Sudanese protesters arrive to join the sit-in outside the army headquarters in the capital Khartoum, April 27, 2019.

Sudan protest leaders receive new AU, Ethiopia transition plan

The Sudanese movement protesting for the military to hand over to civilian rule said on Thursday it received a new proposal for a transition drafted by Ethiopia and the African Union (AU).
General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, head of the Rapid Support Forces and deputy head of the Transitional Military Council speaks after the Ramadan prayers and Iftar organized by Sultan of Darfur Ahmed Hussain in Khartoum, Sudan, May 18, 2019.

General: ‘Real democracy’ the goal in Sudan

The deputy leader of Sudan’s military council voiced his enthusiasm for democratic elections in front of an audience of tribal leaders and senior diplomats Saturday, while seeking to deflect blame for violence in Khartoum this week.
Sudanese protesters gather near the military headquarters in Khartoum as they continue to rally demanding a civilian body to lead the transition to democracy one day after a military council took control of the country, on April 12, 2019. – Sudanese protesters angry that army commanders have taken control after removing veteran president Omar al-Bashir in a palace coup defied a night-time curfew to keep up four months of mass demonstrations today. (Photo by – / AFP)

Sudan sit-in enters 11th day after AU gives Army ultimatum

The sit-in demanding that the military in Sudan hand over power continued for an 11th day, local media reported on Tuesday.
Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan

Sudan army removes leader, rejects Omar al-Bashir extradition

Ibn Ouf said he would be replaced by Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan, general inspector of the armed forces, as head of the transitional council, which will rule the country for two years until elections.

A timeline of key events in rule of Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir

After 30 years in power, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was arrested and deposed by the military on Thursday, following nearly four months of protests against his rule.
A Sudanese protester holds a placard during a demonstration in front of the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum on April 9, 2019. The writing on the placard reads in Arabic / “We have chosen death, hey dancer”, referring to the president. – Thousands of Sudanese protesters massed for a fourth day outside army headquarters in Khartoum today, defying a new bid by security forces to disperse them with tear gas as intervening soldiers fired in the air, witnesses said. (Photo by STRINGER / AFP)

Sudan awaits army announcement

Sudanese crowds demanding the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir flooded to the army headquarters on Thursday chanting "the regime has fallen," as they awaited an "important announcement" from the military.
A Sudanese protester shows bullet cartridges as others gather in front of security forces during a demonstration in the area of the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum. AFP-Getty

Sudanese army says it will make ‘important announcement’

The Sudanese army is expected to make "an important announcement", state media said on Thuraday, after months of protests against longtime President Omar al-Bashir.
Omar al-Bashir

Celebrations already under way in Sudan, Omar al-Bashir to step down

Recent reports have surfaced that Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down, this after the Sudanese army on Thursday planned to make "an important announcement", state media said, after weeks of protests against the longtime leader.
Sudanese protesters gather for a second day outside the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum on April 7, 2019. – Sudanese police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters who rallied outside the army headquarters for a second day urging the military to back them in demanding President Omar al-Bashir resign. (Photo by – / AFP)

Sudan: Nearly four months of protests

Sudan has been rocked by nearly four months of regular protests that erupted over a hike in bread prices but grew into a call to end President Omar al-Bashir's iron-fisted 30-year rule.
Ahmed Harun

Sudan’s president hands party leadership to deputy

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down from his position as chairman of the ruling party.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan’s Bashir hands party leadership to new deputy

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has handed leadership of the country’s ruling party to his newly appointed deputy, the party said late Thursday, weeks into protests against Bashir’s rule.
Omar al-Bashir

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir bans unauthorised rallies

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Monday banned unauthorised rallies as he announced a slew of new measures to end demonstrations that have rocked his rule for weeks.

Sudan protesters remain resilient, but President al-Bashir unbowed

Sudanese protester Osman Sulaiman has taken to the streets of Khartoum chanting "overthrow, overthrow" almost daily since demonstrations erupted against President Omar al-Bashir's iron-fisted rule in December.
Omar al-Bashir

Sudan lawmakers postpone meeting on extending President al-Bashir term limits

A Sudanese parliamentary committee has postponed a meeting on amending the country's constitution to allow President Omar al-Bashir to run for a new term, state media reported on Saturday.
Mariam Sadiq al-Mahdi

Sudanese government detains daughter of opposition leader

Sudanese Security Forces on Wednesday detained Mariam Sadiq al-Mahdi, the daughter of a Senior Opposition leader who was Sudan’s last democratically elected prime minister, her family said.

Former President al-Bashir adviser is the face of Sudan protests

Former presidential adviser Ghazi Salah al-Din is emerging as the leader of the movement seeking to remove Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from power.
A picture taken on January 15, 2019 shows anti-government demonstrators in the Sudanese capital Khartoum’s southern business district of El-Kalakla. – Sudanese police fired tear gas tioday at crowds of protesters chanting “Peace, justice, freedom” in the capital, witnesses said, after organisers of anti-government demonstrations pressed on with new rallies. (Photo by STRINGER / AFP)

Sudan protests rumble on as President Omar al-Bashir remains defiant

One month after protests erupted across Sudan against rising bread prices, anti-government demonstrations have turned into daily rallies against a defiant President Omar al-Bashir who has rejected calls to resign.

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