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Sudanese protesters in the capital Khartoum, rallying against the paramilitaries’ impunity after the killing of four high school students in central Sudan. Ashraf Shazly-AFP-Getty Images

Sudan’s persecuted Christians eye long-sought freedom

Sudan's Christians suffered decades of persecution under the regime of Islamist general Omar al-Bashir. Now they hope his downfall will give the religious freedom they have long prayed for.
Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the new head of the Sudanese interim military council, met with gulf envoys on Tuesday (AFP)

Sudan sovereign council chairman sworn in

Sudan is taking further steps in its transition towards civilian rule Wednesday with the swearing in of a new sovereign council and the appointment of a prime minister.
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Sudan forms transition government to lead country to civilian rule

Sudan’s military leaders and the country’s pro-democracy opposition movement have formed an 11-member sovereign council to lead the country through a three-year transitional period towards civilian rule, state news agency SUNA reported.
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Ethiopian premier arrives for signing ceremony of Sudan’s political declarations

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Saturday arrived in Khartoum to attend the signing ceremony of Sudan’s transitional period documents.
Sudanese protesters in the capital Khartoum, rallying against the paramilitaries’ impunity after the killing of four high school students in central Sudan. Ashraf Shazly-AFP-Getty Images

Jubilation in Sudan as agreement to hand over power to the people is set...

The ruling military and leaders of the protest in Sudan must seal on Saturday a historic agreement paving the way for a transfer of power to civilians, which the population hopes will bring them more freedom and a better life.

Sudan’s governing military council reopens Al-Jazeera bureau

Sudan’s governing military council on Friday allowed television network Al-Jazeera to reopen its bureau in the country’s capital, less than three months after shutting it down in the aftermath of a military coup.
The US State Department, in announcing the ban Wednesday, said it has credible information that Salah Abdalla Mohamed Mohamed Salih, also known as Salah Gosh, was involved in torture during his tenure as head of NISS.

US imposes travel ban on Sudan’s former security chief

The United States has imposed a visa ban on the former director general of Sudan's national intelligence and security services for his alleged involvement in gross human rights violations.
Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the new head of the Sudanese interim military council, met with gulf envoys on Tuesday (AFP)

Sudan to launch historic transition to civilian rule

Sudan’s military rulers and protest leaders on Saturday are scheduled to sign a landmark deal reached after a bloody uprising which is meant to pave the way for civilian rule.
Sudanese protesters in the capital Khartoum, rallying against the paramilitaries’ impunity after the killing of four high school students in central Sudan. Ashraf Shazly-AFP-Getty Images

Sudanese celebrate as military, opposition reach agreement

Demonstrators cheered in the streets of Khartoum on Saturday to celebrate an agreement on a constitutional framework reached by Sudan’s military council and the civilian opposition.
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.

What issues are at stake in next Sudan talks?

Just days after protest leaders and Sudan's ruling generals agreed a power sharing deal, they are set to meet again on Friday for talks on key remaining issues.
The civilian died on Monday in El-Daen, in East Darfur state, after members of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) clashed with youths accused of stealing a mobile phone, the committee said on its Facebook page.

Sudan paramilitaries ‘torture’ civilian to death – doctors

Sudan's feared paramilitaries have beaten and tortured to death a civilian in a town in war-torn Darfur, a doctors committee linked to the protest movement said Tuesday.
The announcement was made after a third round of talks with the AU Special Envoy, Mohammed el-Hassan Labat and Sudan’s military delegation.

AU claims breakthrough in Sudan talks

The African Union Special Envoy announced Friday that Sudan’s Forces for Declaration of Freedom and Change has reached an agreement on the political aspect of the transition with the military council.
Sudan's ruling Military Council spokesperson Shams El Din Kabbashi, gestures during a press conference at the Presidential Palace, in Khartoum, Sudan, Sunday, June 23, 2019. (AP Photo-Hussein Malla)

Sudan’s military rejects Ethiopia’s transition proposal

Sudan's military has rejected Ethiopia's proposal to end the political deadlock over the composition of the country's transitional government.
Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the new head of the Sudanese interim military council, met with gulf envoys on Tuesday (AFP)

Sudan aborts fresh coup d’etat, 68 officers arrested

The Arabic version of Al-Arabiya reported on Wednesday an aborted coup in Sudan designed to upstage the Transitional Military Council.
An injured man is carried on a stretcher during protests in Khartoum, Sudan, June 3, 2019 in this image taken from a video obtained from social media.

African Union suspends Sudan, demands civilian administration

The AU Peace and Security Council announced the suspension Thursday as protest leaders in Sudan rejected an offer from the ruling military council to negotiate the country's political future.
Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the new head of the Sudanese interim military council, met with gulf envoys on Tuesday (AFP)

Sudanese protesters spurn General Burhan’s call for talks

Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected a proposal to negotiate with military generals, maintaining the call is insincere as security forces continue to target protesters in a violent crackdown that has killed at least 60 people this week.
Yasir Arman, the leader of the Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement North, was arrested in Khartoum on Wednesday morning amid a continuing crackdown that has killed at least 60 people, the group said.

Sudan: Opposition leader arrested ahead of peace talk

Sudanese security forces have arrested a senior opposition politician despite an offer from the country’s ruling generals offered to resume talks with the pro-democracy protest movement.
Sudanese demonstrators gather near the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum on April 15, 2019. – Sudanese protest organisers called on their supporters to mobilise outside the army headquarters, saying there was an attempt to “disperse the sit-in” where thousands have camped out for 10 days. (Photo by AHMED MUSTAFA / AFP)

Sudan security stops freedom of press protest

Sudanese security forces halted a protest by journalists demanding freedom of the press in central Khartoum Sunday over authorities last week shutting down the office of Qatar state broadcaster Al Jazeera. Just hours later, troops moved-in to clear a weeks-long sit-in of protesters demanding the military hand power to a civilian authority, leaving at least nine people dead.

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