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Iranian warships leave Sudan after friendly visit

Two Iranian warships Wednesday left Sudan after their three-day visit "in support of political and diplomatic ties between the two countries", the Sudanese defence ministry said.

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Minister among 31 dead in Sudan plane blast: Air authority

All 31 people aboard an airplane carrying an ‘Sudanese cabinet minister’ to Sudan's war-torn South Kordofan state for a function marking the Muslim Eid holiday were killed on Sunday, an aviation offic

Bin Laden cook returns to Sudan from Guantanamo

Osama bin Laden's former cook and driver Ibrahim al-Qosi returned to his native Sudan on Wednesday after more than a decade of imprisonment at the US detention centre in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Sudan protests are no 'Arab Spring', Bashir says

Nine days of country-wide protests against high prices in Sudan are no 'Arab Spring', President Omar al-Bashir said on Sunday, referring to a series of uprisings against regional strongmen.

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Sudan Airways plane crash lands after wheels jam

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Over 45 passengers survived after a Sudanair passenger plane made an emergency landing here at Khartoum airport on Sunday following a technical snag.

The Fokker 50 plane was on a normal flight betwee

Sudan President heads to Qatar amid Darfur violence


Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is to hold talks on Tuesday in Qatar, a key broker in the floundering Darfur peace process, amid reports of fresh air strikes in the war-torn western region.

Sudanese migrants return from Libya to uncertainty

The first UN planeload of Sudanese fleeing Libya arrived in Khartoum on Saturday under a humanitarian evacuation scheme to repatriate the huge wave of migrants displaced by the conflict.

South Sudan referendum valid: Commission

The 60 per cent turnout required for a South Sudan independence vote to be valid has been met, and even surpassed, Souad Ibrahim, spokeswoman for the referendum commission told AFP on Thursday.

Wanted Bashir sworn in as Prez

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, the sole sitting head of state wanted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court (ICC), was sworn in on Thursday after his re-election in voting marre

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