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2013-06-13 20:20:27

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Embassy of the Republic of the Sudan in Washington DC would like to state the following in regard to the situation between Sudan and South Sudan in the wake of Sudan's announcement of the suspension of the cooperation agreement between the two countries, including shutting down of the oil pipeline. 1. The decision was taken only after the Sudanese government exhausted all bilateral means to ensure South Sudan respects the concluded...

2011-12-29 16:16:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Sudan has today filed a complaint to the Security Council and the African Union alerting them that a Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) military convoy carrying weaponry and rebel fighters entered the republic of South Sudan on Wednesday. Sudan calls on the international community to apply necessary pressure on the Republic of South Sudan so that the latter refrains from harboring and providing any form of assistance to...

2011-12-02 12:10:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A number of U.S. congressmen and women signed a letter addressed to President Obama in which concerns regarding Sudan were expressed. The preoccupying issues were the alleged "marginalization of the peripheries" and the security as well as the humanitarian condition in South Kordofan, Blue Nile, and Darfur. And not surprisingly, the blame and vitriol were, as usual directed towards the government of Sudan. Policy must be shaped by...

2011-11-01 12:56:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's positioned in a territorial hot zone, and on July 9, 2011, it became the newest country in the world. The stakes are high and the future is unclear for Oxford's 2011 Place of the Year, South Sudan. Before the independent country of South Sudan was formed, the nation of Sudan had a riddled history of war, tragedy and poverty. First, there was the rebellion in Darfur, which generated greater international concern than any other...

2008-08-19 15:00:30

Text of report in English by state-owned Sudanese news agency Suna website Istanbul, 19 August: President of the Republic Field Marshal Umar al-Bashir has affirmed that the government is exerting great efforts for realizing peace and stability in Darfur, pointing out that allegations on existence of genocide in Darfur are untrue and baseless and sheer lies. President Al-Bashir lauded all the political forces in Sudan that have agreed on principles for solution of Darfur problem, pointing...

2008-08-02 15:00:10

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 2 August Saturday 2 August 2008: Sudanese authorities have banned, the YouTube, a video sharing website joining other five countries in the world. Since 22 July, Internet users in Sudan have been unable to access the site, instead receiving an error message stating that the site was blocked by the National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC). Sudan is the latest in a list of countries that has banned...

2008-07-16 15:00:19

Text of report by London-based newspaper Al-Hayat website on 16 July [Commentary by Abdallah Iskandar: "When the International Criminal Court Works Against its Objectives"] In the hours that followed the accusations against President Umar al-Bashir by the International Criminal Court's Prosecutor General, it appeared that the results produced were the opposite of what Luis Moreno-Ocampo sought. These grave accusations against a sitting head of state aim to pressure Khartoum within the...

2008-07-16 09:00:30

The United Nations urged its staff to stay home Tuesday as thousands of Sudanese prepared to protest war-crimes charges leveled against their president by an international prosecutor. The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor asked judges Monday to grant an arrest warrant for President Omar Hassan al- Bashir for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur. Protests so far have been staged by pro-government bodies, but even Sudanese who traditionally oppose Bashir...

2008-07-16 06:00:16

Excerpt from report by Charles Mwanguhya and Grace Matsiko entitled "Save me, Bashir asks Museveni" published by Ugandan newspaper Daily Monitor website on 16 July The Sudanese government yesterday warned that the indictment of President Omar al-Bashir on genocide and war crimes charges would have "a direct negative impact" on the peace talks between Uganda and the LRA [Lord's Resistance Army] rebels. It appealed to President Museveni to help Khartoum fight off the charges. In a...

2008-07-15 06:00:06

Text of editorial report entitled: "Bashir deserves censure" published by Kenyan privately-owned newspaper Daily Nation website on 15 July The indictment issued against Sudan's President Hasan al-Bashir by the International Criminal Court [ICC] is the single most important development in the long struggle to end the mass slaughter in the Darfur [Western Sudan] The threat of arrest and trial for crimes against humanity should send a very strong message to leaders everywhere who have no...