World | Agence France Presse | Monday March 3, 2014
Almost three decades after peaceful Muslim activist Mahmoud Muhammad Taha was hanged for apostasy, his daughter plans to revive his Republican Party and spread his notion of "true Islam".
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 23, 2013
South Sudan's army said on Monday it was poised for a major offensive against rebel forces, as the country slid towards civil war despite international peace efforts.
World | Associated Press | Sunday December 22, 2013
Gunfire hit three U.S. military aircraft trying to evacuate American citizens in a remote region of South Sudan that on Saturday became a battle ground between the country's military and renegade troops, officials said. Four U.S. service members were...
World | Reuters | Tuesday October 1, 2013
Seven hundred people have been arrested during a week of the worst unrest in central Sudan in years, the government said on Monday, as protests continued against President Omar Hassan al-Bashir.
India | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 27, 2013
Rights groups slammed Sudan for killing protesters demonstrating against fuel subsidy cuts, saying 50 people were shot dead in two days in the country's worst riots since 1989.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 8, 2013
A Sudanese woman says she is prepared to be flogged to defend the right to leave her hair uncovered in defiance of a "Taliban"-like law.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 5, 2013
US missions across the Middle East and Africa will be closed through August 10 after US spies found what lawmakers fear is the most serious threat of an Al Qaeda attack in years.
World | Agence-France Presse | Sunday August 4, 2013
Saudi Arabia denied permission for a plane carrying Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to travel through its airpace on Sunday for the swearing-in of the new Iranian president, Khartoum said.
World | Reuters | Thursday June 27, 2013
Fighting between two Arab tribes vying for control of a gold mine has killed around 50 people in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, a tribal leader and a U.N. source said on Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 4, 2013
The search for about 100 workers believed to have died inside a collapsed gold mine in Sudan's Darfur region has ended after nine rescuers also became trapped, a colleague of the miners said on Saturday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 3, 2013
Around 100 miners are estimated to have died inside a collapsed gold mine in Sudan's Darfur region and nine rescuers trying to free them are now trapped, a miner said on Friday.
World | Reuters | Thursday May 2, 2013
More than 60 miners were killed this week in Sudan's Darfur region when the gold mine they were working in collapsed, a police spokesman said on Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 4, 2013
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi arrives in neighbouring Sudan on Thursday for a visit which Khartoum termed historic but an analyst said should have come sooner.
World | Reuters | Tuesday February 26, 2013
Fighting over control of a gold mine in Sudan's Darfur region has killed more than 500 people and destroyed 68 villages since January, a Sudanese lawmaker said on Monday, sharply increasing estimates of the casualties from the violence.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 18, 2013
A Sudanese judge sentenced seven men to hang for the drugging and rape of a 14-year-old girl, the victim's lawyer said on Monday, calling the sentence "more than just".
World | Reuters | Sunday October 7, 2012
A Sudanese military plane carrying personnel and equipment to the strife-torn Darfur region crashed near the capital Khartoum on Sunday killing 13 people on board, the army said.
World | Reuters | Friday September 14, 2012
Sudanese demonstrators incensed by a film that insults the Prophet Mohammad broke into the German embassy in Khartoum on Friday and hoisted an Islamic flag, while one person was killed in protests in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 14, 2012
Around 5,000 protesters in the Sudanese capital angry over an anti-Islam film on Friday stormed the embassies of Britain and Germany, which was torched and badly damaged, an AFP reporter said.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 2, 2012
A 23-year-old Sudanese woman, mother to a six-month-old baby, has been convicted of adultery and will be stoned to death, Sky News reported. Laila Ibrahim Issa Jamool is being kept shackled to her baby in Omdurman women's prison after she was convict...
World | Reuters | Friday June 1, 2012
A Sudanese woman, believed to be around 20, has been sentenced to be stoned to death for adultery, and is being held near Khartoum, shackled in prison with her baby son, rights groups and lawyers said on Thursday.