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Sudanese hold mass marches to protest army rule

Protesters in Sudan have held their first mass demonstrations against military rule since security forces launched a violent crackdown earlier this month.


UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 8:38 p.m.

US urges Sudan’s protesters and army to resume talks

Sudan’s protest movement calls off its general strike, as US envoy urges talks with army.


Ethiopian PM visits Sudan in bid to mediate crisis

Ethiopia’s prime minister met with Sudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders on Friday in a bid to revive negotiations amid a crackdown on demonstrations that has killed more than 100 …


Sudan troops move to crush pro-democracy camp, killing 30

Sudan’s ruling military moved to crush the protest movement opposing its grip on power as security forces overran the main sit-in site in the capital early Monday, unleashing furious volleys …


Security agents attack Sudanese sit-ins, 5 killed in clashes

Sudanese protesters said Tuesday that security agents loyal to ousted President Omar al-Bashir attacked their sit-ins overnight, setting off clashes that killed five people, including an army officer, and heightened …


Sudan prosecutors charge al-Bashir with killing protesters

Sudanese prosecutors have charged ousted President Omar al-Bashir with involvement in killing protesters and incitement to kill protesters during the uprising that drove him from power last month, state news …


Sudanese hold mass rally amid standoff with generals

Tens of thousands of Sudanese protesters took part in a mass rally Thursday to step up pressure on the military to hand power to civilians following last month’s overthrow of …


Sudan’s protesters optimistic after weekend talks with army

The Sudanese protest movement on Monday welcomed the “positive steps” taken by the ruling military council, which held talks with opposition leaders over the weekend and released some political prisoners.


Leader of Sudan coup on US sanction list for Darfur genocide

Sudan’s defense minister, who led the overthrow Thursday of autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir, has had his assets blocked by the U.S. Treasury since 2007 for supporting and managing militias accused …


UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 11:26 a.m.

Sudan’s military overthrows president following months of popular protests

Sudan’s defense minister said Thursday that President Omar al-Bashir had been taken into military custody, effectively announcing a military coup to end his 30-year rule.


UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 10:52 p.m.

Sudan freezes negotiations with U.S. over continuing sanctions

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has ordered that all negotiations with the United States be frozen until Oct. 12, after the Trump administration delayed its decision on whether to permanently lift …