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Sudan arrests leader of foiled coup attempt

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | Sudan’s Security and Defense Council on Tuesday announced the arrest of Major General Abdul-Baqi Hassan Osman, the leader of the foiled coup attempt. The council added that 22 other military officers of different ranks and a number of non-commissioned officers and soldiers were also arrested. The …

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Egypt, Sudan voice commitment to binding deal over Ethiopia’s Nile dam

Cairo, Egypt | Xinhua | Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and visiting Chairman of Sudan’s Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on Tuesday expressed the two countries’ commitment to a binding deal over the filling and operation of the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), the President’s office said in a statement. …

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Sudanese gov’t, armed groups sign peace deal to end conflicts

Khartoum, Sudan | XINHUA | After a full year of negotiations, the Sudanese government and armed groups on Saturday signed a final peace deal in South Sudan’s capital Juba to end armed conflicts. The signing ceremony which was broadcast live by Sudan’s official TV, was attended by South Sudan’s President Salva …

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General Burhan urges U.S. to remove Sudan from terror list

Khartoum, Sudan | XINHUA | Chairman of Sudan’s Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan on Tuesday urged the United States to remove Sudan from its list of states sponsoring terrorism. Al-Burhan issued the call while receiving U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who is on an one-day visit to Sudan, the …

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Sudan army agrees Burhan-Netanyahu meeting will boost security

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Sudan’s military said Wednesday it backed a surprise meeting between the country’s leader and Israel’s prime minister in Uganda this week, saying the opening would help boost national security. General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, chairman of Sudan’s ruling sovereign council, met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met …

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Sudan factions vow to implement transition deal: US official

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders have made “strong pledges of commitment” to bring about a transition to a civilian-led rule, a US official said Wednesday. US Undersecretary for Political Affairs David Hale was speaking after meeting with Sudan’s military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, protest leaders …

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