Khalid Abdelaziz

Sudan's Hamdok takes office as new prime minister, vows to tackle conflicts and economy

4:12am IST

KHARTOUM Sudan's new prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, was sworn in on Wednesday as leader of a transitional government, and he vowed to make achieving peace and solving the country's economic crisis a priority. | Video

Ex-Sudan president got millions from Saudis, court hears

19 Aug 2019

KHARTOUM Sudan's ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir acknowledged receiving millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, a police detective told a court on Monday at the start of a corruption trial that many Sudanese thought they would never see.

Sudanese army and civilians seal interim power-sharing deal

17 Aug 2019

KHARTOUM Sudan's main opposition coalition and the ruling military council on Saturday signed a final power-sharing deal that paves the way for a transitional government, and eventually elections, following the overthrow of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir. | Video

Sudan opposition to nominate economist Abdalla Hamdok as PM: sources

16 Aug 2019

KHARTOUM Sudan's main opposition alliance will nominate Abdalla Hamdok, an economist who has served in international institutions, to be prime minister in the country's transitional government, opposition sources said on Thursday.

U.S. not ready to remove Sudan from sponsors of terrorism list

07 Aug 2019

KHARTOUM The United States still needs to resolve longstanding issues with Sudan before it can consider removing it from its list of state sponsors of terrorism, a senior State Department official said on Wednesday.

Sudan factions initial pact ushering in transitional government

04 Aug 2019

KHARTOUM Sudan's military rulers and the main opposition coalition initialled a constitutional declaration on Sunday, paving the way for a transitional government following the overthrow of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir.

Sudanese factions agree plan to pave way for transitional government

03 Aug 2019

KHARTOUM Sudan's military rulers and the main opposition coalition reached an agreement paving the way for a new transitional government on Saturday, the African Union said, after lengthy negotiations following the fall of veteran leader Omar al-Bashir. | Video

Four killed in renewed Sudan protests, opposition medics say

02 Aug 2019

KHARTOUM At least four protesters were killed and many injured by gunfire in the Sudanese city of Omdurman on Thursday, opposition medics said, as hundreds of thousands took to the streets to pile pressure on the country's military rulers.

Sudan's military rulers, opposition to hold transition talks within 48 hours: opposition

01 Aug 2019

KHARTOUM Negotiators from Sudan's ruling military council and main opposition coalition have made progress on the sticking points in discussions on the transition from military rule and are set to hold direct talks within 48 hours, an opposition leader said.

Sudan military says it thwarts coup attempt, arrests senior officers

25 Jul 2019

KHARTOUM Sudan's military said on Wednesday that it had thwarted a coup attempt and arrested an unspecified number of senior officers in connection with a plot to restore the party of ousted President Omar al-Bashir to power.

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