Category Archives: Omar al-Bashir

Abyei is an occupied zone, UN must use chapter 7

Washington DC, Brussels In a series of briefings to US Congressional offices and European Parliament offices, Professor Walid Phares, Co-Secretary General of the Transatlantic Parliamentary-Legislative Group on Counter Terrorism described the North Sudan military action in Abyei as an “invasion” … Continue reading

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Sudan: UN peacekeepers attacked in Abyei

From BBC News, May 11, 2011: Four UN peacekeepers in Sudan have been wounded after their patrol was attacked in the disputed Abyei region along the north-south border. The UN mission said the attack on its patrol in Goli village, … Continue reading

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US Criticizes Sudanese President Over Abyei Remarks

From RTT News, April 29, 2011: The United States on Thursday criticized Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for insisting that his government in Khartoum will not recognize South Sudan’s independence if it claims the disputed oil-rich Abyei region as part of … Continue reading

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‘Time’: IDF official confirms strike in Sudan

From the Jerusalem Post, April 7, 2011: Al-Arabiya reports 2 killed in strike were Sudanese national, other was from an Arab country; some reports claim man was senior Hamas operative. >>> More

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Foreign diplomats commend the people of South Sudan for peaceful referendum

From the Government of South Sudan, February 12, 2011: NAIROBI, 12 February 2011 – The Government of South Sudan Liaison Office to Kenya organized a thanksgiving party for diplomats from Kenya and the region to celebrate the successful completion of … Continue reading

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Sudan’s terror-list removal untied from Darfur

From The Washington Post, February 8, 2011: The Obama administration intends to remove Sudan from a U.S. terrorist blacklistregardless of progress in the conflict-riddled province of Darfur. The move is likely to anger some members of Congress and human rights activists. The Darfur … Continue reading

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GEN. SALVA KIIR MESSAGE DURING THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF REFERENDUM RESULTS

President of the Republic of South Sudan, H. E. Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit is delivering a Statement after his return from Khartoum Juba, January 8, 2011 – Pictures by Larco Lomayat Dear all, Greetings from Juba, The Current Capital of … Continue reading

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Obama says U.S. to recognize South Sudan as sovereign

From Reuters, February 7, 2011: President Barack Obama said on Monday the United States intends to recognize South Sudan as a sovereign country in July, as Washington began the process of removing Sudan from a terrorism blacklist. “After decades of … Continue reading

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Northern Sudan protests echo those in Egypt and across the Arab world

NOTE: These protests are being staged in Arab North Sudan (Khartoum) by Northern citizens, not in the newly independent South. Northern Sudan’s protests sparked by Egypt and Tunisia, but will they have the same effect? By Alex Thurston – January … Continue reading

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Walid Phares: Iranian Influence Creeping into Sudan

From CBN: Results of a recent referendum vote on independence in Sudan are set to be announced next month. Preliminary numbers show more than 98 percent of voters in southern Sudan want independence from the north. But the country’s Arab … Continue reading

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