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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.
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 army deploys as protesters keep pressure on President Al-Bashir

Sudan’s army deployed around its Khartoum headquarters Monday as thousands of protesters urging the military to join calls for leader Omar al-Bashir’s resignation defied tear gas to demonstrate for the third day, witnesses said.

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.
Sudanese men shout slogans during an anti-government protest following Friday noon prayers on January 18, 2019 outside a mosque in Khartoum’s twin city Omdurman. – Deadly protests have rocked Sudan since they first erupted on December 19 after a government decision to raise the price of bread. The rallies have since escalated into broader demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir’s three decades of iron-fisted rule and triggered clashes with the security forces. (Photo by – / AFP)

Sudan protesters rally against death of teacher

Sudanese protesters rallied after Friday prayers in an eastern town against the death in custody of a teacher arrested in connection with anti-government demonstrations sweeping the country, witnesses said.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan’s army says it will ‘not allow state to fall’ amid protests

The Sudanese army issued a statement saying it would not allow the state to collapse, following weeks of mass protests demanding an end to President Omar al-Bashir's near 30-year rule.
Omar al-Bashir

Sudan police confront protesters as Bashir rejects accusations

Sudanese police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who tried to march on parliament Sunday, as President Omar al-Bashir insisted demonstrators who died in anti-government rallies were not killed by security forces.
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.
Omar al-Bashir

Sudanese authorities arrest 28 journalists

Sudanese authorities on Monday arrested 28 journalists as they attempted to deliver a petition protesting media censorship and repeated seizure of print-runs of a local publication to the national security and intelligence service, media watchdog confirmed.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 29, 2012, Sudanese veteran journalist and analyst Faisal Mohammed Salih speaks to the AFP during an interview in the capital Khartoum. – The prominent Sudanese journalist, who had been detained for expressing his support for anti-government protests has been freed, he told AFP on January 5. Salih, a recipient of the 2013 Peter Mackler Award for ethical and courageous journalism, had been arrested on Thursday from his office by agents of the country’s powerful National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS). (Photo by Ashraf SHAZLY / AFP)

Sudanese journalist detained for backing protests freed

A prominent Sudanese journalist who had been detained for expressing his support for anti-government protests has been freed, he told AFP on Saturday.
In this Thursday, December 20, 2018 handout photo provided by a Sudanese activist, protesters chant slogans during a demonstration in Khartoum, Sudan. (Sudanese Activist via AP)

Sudan protests biggest threat yet to President al-Bashir – analysts

Deadly protests that have grown across Sudan in recent weeks are the biggest threat to President Omar al-Bashir’s iron-fisted rule since he swept to power in a 1989 coup, analysts said.
Omar al-Bashir

Police deployed in Khartoum as protesters plan march

Riot police were deployed in key squares of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Monday as protesters planned to march on President Omar al-Bashir's palace calling for him to "step down" following deadly anti-government protests.
Sadiq Al Mahdi, Sudan's ex-prime minister and leader of the opposition Umma Party, prays in a mosque in the capital Khartoum's twin city of Omdurman. AFP

Sudan opposition leader says 22 killed in bread protests

Sudan's main opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi on Saturday blamed "armed repression" for the death of 22 people in days of protests over the rising cost of bread, although officials gave a lower death toll.

Federal government renews commitment to strengthen national security, unemployment

The Federal Government has renewed its commitment to strengthening national security architecture and addressing unemployment challenges bedevilling the country.
Ethiopia’s Attorney General Birhanu Tsegaye speaks about the corruption and human rights violation reports in the country, following the detention of 63 military and intelligence officers in Addis Ababa, Nov. 12, 2018. AFP

Ethiopia arrests ex-intelligence chief Yared Zerihun

Ethiopia’s former deputy intelligence chief has been arrested, Attorney General Berhanu Tsegaye said on Twitter on Thursday.

Five Egyptian soldiers held hostage in Libya freed

Five Egyptian soldiers held hostage in Libya were released Monday during a joint operation by Sudanese and Egyptian intelligence services, security officials in both countries have said.

Ethiopia intercepts about $10 million in joint security operation

Ethiopia police have in the past week seized huge cash sums and arms in different parts of the country, state affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate have reported.

Sudan repatriates seven female ‘ISIS members’ from Libya

Sudanese security agents on Wednesday brought home from Libya seven Sudanese women who they said were members of the jihadist Islamic State group.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir replaces intelligence chief

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir Sunday replaced powerful intelligence chief Mohammed Atta, the official news agency SUNA reported, amid a security crackdown on opposition protests against rising food prices.

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