Gulf Times - Sudan
Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ouster

Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ouster

Fallen Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was Sunday seen in public for the first time since being ousted, as he was driven in an armed convoy to the prosecutor's office.

Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge

Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge

Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir will appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and possessing foreign currency, the country's acting prosecutor general told reporters on Saturday.

Sudan risks becoming another Libya or Somalia, says US envoy

Sudan risks becoming another Libya or Somalia, says US envoy

Sudan risks becoming another failed state like Libya or Somalia if the opposition and military don't agree on a transition process, a senior US diplomat warned Friday.

US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged

US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged

US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts on Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals following a deadly crackdown on demonstrators.

Sheikha Mayassa leads #BlueForSudan campaign

Sheikha Mayassa leads #BlueForSudan campaign

HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad al-Thani, chairperson of Qatar Museums, and a number of prominent people, in Qatar and beyond, on Wednesday pledged support to a new campaign, #BlueForSudan

Shops reopen as Sudan protesters agree to talks with generals

Shops reopen as Sudan protesters agree to talks with generals

Shops and restaurants began to reopen in Sudan's capital Wednesday after demonstrators called off a nationwide civil disobedience campaign and agreed to new talks, though many residents remained indoors after last week's deadly crackdown.

Sudan protesters to end strike, resume talks with generals: mediator

Sudan protesters to end strike, resume talks with generals: mediator

Protest leaders have agreed to end their civil disobedience campaign launched after a crackdown on demonstrators and resume talks with Sudan's ruling generals, an Ethiopian mediator said Tuesday.

The princes who want to destroy any hope for Arab democracy

The princes who want to destroy any hope for Arab democracy

Since the Arab uprisings of 2011, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have used their considerable resources to promote authoritarian governments run by military strongmen in the region.

Sudanese opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence

Sudanese opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence

Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since Omar al-Bashir was ousted as president in April.

QIB honoured as 'Best Islamic Financial Institution' in Qatar and Sudan

QIB honoured as 'Best Islamic Financial Institution' in Qatar and Sudan

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has been recognised as the “Best Islamic Financial Institution in Qatar” and the “Best Islamic Financial Institution in Sudan,” by the New York-based Global Finance magazine.

Sudan protest leaders threaten civil disobedience over army delays

Sudan protest leaders threaten civil disobedience over army delays

Sudanese protest leaders on Wednesday threatened to launch a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience after accusing the country's military rulers of delaying the transfer of power to a civilian administration.

Sudan protesters' sit-in inspires cultural outpouring

Sudan protesters' sit-in inspires cultural outpouring

Sudanese artist Rashid Drar used to work from home. Now the 44-year-old's canvas is any empty piece of wall he can find by a month-long sit-in outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum.