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  • Daughter of executed Sudan activist aims to spread 'true Islam'

    Daughter of executed Sudan activist aims to spread 'true Islam'

    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".

  • Battle looms as South Sudan army moves on rebel-held town

    Battle looms as South Sudan army moves on rebel-held town

    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.

  • Three US military aircraft hit in South Sudan, four wounded

    Three US military aircraft hit in South Sudan, four wounded

    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...

  • Sudan arrests 700 people in week of deadly anti-government unrest

    Sudan arrests 700 people in week of deadly anti-government unrest

    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.

  • 50 killed in Sudan protests, says rights group

    50 killed in Sudan protests, says rights group

    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.

  • Woman risks flogging to protest 'Taliban'-like law

    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.

  • US extends closure of Mideast missions over Al Qaeda's threat

    US extends closure of Mideast missions over Al Qaeda's threat

    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.

  • Saudi blocked Iran-bound Bashir from airspace: Sudan

    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.

  • Tribal clashes kill 50 near gold mine in Sudan's Darfur

    Tribal clashes kill 50 near gold mine in Sudan's Darfur

    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.

  • Search ends for 100 Sudan miners believed dead: miner

    Search ends for 100 Sudan miners believed dead: miner

    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.

  • 100 dead, rescuers trapped in Darfur disaster: miner

    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.

  • More than 60 killed in gold mine collapse in Sudan's Darfur

    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.

  • Egypt President Mohamed Morsi arrives in Khartoum for 'historic' visit

    Egypt President Mohamed Morsi arrives in Khartoum for 'historic' visit

    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.

  • Tribal clashes in Sudan's Darfur kill more than 500: reports

    Tribal clashes in Sudan's Darfur kill more than 500: reports

    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.

  • Seven to hang for Sudan child rape, lawyer says

    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".

  • Sudan military plane crashes near capital, kills 13

    Sudan military plane crashes near capital, kills 13

    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.

  • Sudanese storm German embassy, hoist Islamic flag

    Sudanese storm German embassy, hoist Islamic flag

    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.

  • Islamists storm German, British embassies in Sudan

    Islamists storm German, British embassies in Sudan

    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.

  • Woman faces death by stoning in Sudan

    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...

  • Young woman sentenced to death by stoning in Sudan

    Young woman sentenced to death by stoning in Sudan

    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.

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