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'U.S. Prepared to Consider Rescinding Sudan's Designation As a State Sponsor of Terrorism If All Criteria Met'

[Radio Dabanga] Washington DC -The US State Department has voiced its commitment "to strengthening cooperation and meaningful reforms" with Sudan, and "to initiate the process of rescinding Sudan's designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism if the determination is made that all of the relevant statutory criteria have been met." (AllAfrica)

Prof. Omer Lauds Relations Between Sudan and Morocco

[SNA] Khartoum -Chairman of the National Legislature and Speaker of the National Assembly, Prof. Ibrahim Ahmed Omer, has lauded the distinguished relations between Sudan and the Kingdom of Morocco in all fields. (AllAfrica)

Kibir Affirms Independence of Judiciary and Public Prosecution

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice-President of the Republic, Dr Osman Mohamed Kibir has affirmed independency of the judiciary and public prosecution in Sudan. (AllAfrica)

West Darfur - El Geneina Power, Water Cuts Enter Third Month

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina / Kassala -The ongoing electricity and water crisis in El Geneina in West Darfur has entered its third month without evidence of a long-term solution. Local business is suffering. (AllAfrica)

Shortages Force Price Spikes for Essentials in Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur / Khartoum -Markets across Darfur have seen a sharp rise in prices of essential goods such as onions and bread. Authorities in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum vow to solve the bread shortage within two days. (AllAfrica)

Essential Meds in Short Supply At Sudan Pharmacies

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Pharmacies in the Sudanese capital Khartoum as well as the other states are witnessing lack of many types of medicines amid rising prices. (AllAfrica)

Sudanese Pound Continues Flux Against U.S. Dollar

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The value of the Sudanese Pound continues to fluctuate against the US Dollar. Opposition forces predict it will get worse before it gets any better. (AllAfrica)

QRCS Dispatches Convoy to North Kordofan State

[SNA] Al-Obied -The Qatar Red Crescent Society(QRCS) in collaboration with Hamad Medical Foundation and in partnership with Sudanese Red Crescent Society dispatched a medical convoy to North Kordofan State for treating eye diseases and combating blindness. (AllAfrica)

Sudan and U.S. Ready to Launch Second Phase of Dialogue

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan has welcomed launching of the Second Phase of Strategic Dialogue with the United States of America which was set to expand scope of bilateral cooperation and achieve further progress in a number of fields of mutual concern , especially after success of the first phase which was crowned by lifting sanctions against Sudan. (AllAfrica)

AUHIP Chairman Mbeki to Invite Sudan Call to Meeting in Addis

[Radio Dabanga] Berlin -The African Union High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) chief mediator, former South African President Thabo Mbeki, is expected to summon the leaders of the opposition Sudan Call coalition to a meeting in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa before the end of this month. (AllAfrica)

U.S. Willing to Lift Sudan From Terror Blacklist If Further Reforms

[Monitor] The United States said Wednesday it was willing to remove Sudan from its blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism if the country undertakes further reforms. (AllAfrica)

Japan Commends Sudan Efforts On Peace in S. Sudan

[SNA] Khartoum -Japan has expressed its appreciation of he efforts made by Sudan to realize peace in South Sudan State. (AllAfrica)

Vice-President Underlines Importance of Vocational Training

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice - President of the Republic, Dr. Osman Mohamed Yousif Kibir, has underscored the importance of vocational training in enhancing and boosting the national economy. (AllAfrica)

Al-Bashir Returns Home

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marsjhal Omer Al-Bashir, retuned home Wednesday after participation in the closing activities of the World Youth Forum which was held in Sharm-Al-Sheikh, Egypt, at official invitation from the President of Egypt, Abdul-Fattah Al-Sisi. (AllAfrica)

Faisal Affirms Boosting Agricultural Cooperation With Vietnam

[SNA] Hanoi -Assistant of President of the Republic Dr Faisal Hassan Ibrahim has underscored Sudan keenness to enhance cooperation with Vietnam in area of agriculture. (AllAfrica)

Turkish Minister of Defence Concludes Visit to Port-Sudan

[SNA] Port-Sudan -The Turkish Minister of Defence and the accompanying delegation Wednesday concluded a one-day visit to the Red Sea State where they inspected the project for rehabilitation of the historic Suwakin Island, which is being implemented by a Turkish institution in the context of the strategic cooperation protocol, which was signed during the visit paid to Sudan by the Turkish President, Recep Tayyeb Erdogan, to Sudan, including Suwakin Island. (AllAfrica)

Army Storms Sennar Campus, 14 Students Detained

[Radio Dabanga] Sennar -On Sunday, Sudanese regular forces stormed the Abu Naama compound at the University of Sennar and detained 14 students at on pretext of violating the ban on political activity at the university. (AllAfrica)

Teachers Strike Against Non-Payment in Eastern Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] El Gezira -The teachers' committee in Sudan's El Gezira state called-out a strike on Tuesday in various localities because of the delay in payment of their salaries for the month of October. This strike is yet another in a wave of teachers' strikes that have occurred over the past months throughout Sudan. (AllAfrica)

North Darfur Villagers Detained After Complaint About Herders

[Radio Dabanga] Tono Village -Members of the Sudanese government paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) detained two North Darfur villagers from their homes on Monday, allegedly after they complained of herders driving livestock onto their lands. (AllAfrica)

Hemeti - 'RSF Will Eliminate SLM-AW in Darfur's Jebel Marra in Three Months'

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -The commander of Sudan's Rapid Support Forces government militia (RSF), Lt Gen Mohamed Hamdan (also known as Hemeti), vowed to eliminate the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM-AW) led by Abdel Wahid Nur in Jebel Marra in three months. (AllAfrica)

Bread, Fuel Shortages Deepen Across Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -On Tuesday, the bread and fuel shortages have continued in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, as well as Sennar, Kassala, New Halfa, Blue Nile, South Kordofan and Wadi Halfa in the Northern state for the third day in a row amid suffering and rise of prices in the Sudanese markets. (AllAfrica)

U.S. Considers Lifting 'Terror State' Designation

[HRW] With all eyes on mid-term elections in the United States, almost no one noticed that on the same day the US State Department quietly told just three journalists that it would, under certain circumstances, lift its designation of Sudan as a state sponsor of terrorism. (AllAfrica)

First Vice-President Emphasizes State Support to University of Holy Quran

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President of the Republic, Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih has underscored the state support to University of Holy Quran and Authentication of Sciences in Gezira State to carry out its role towards the community. (AllAfrica)

Presidency of the Republic Gives Directive for Giving More Attention to DA'wah Work

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice-President of the Republic, Dr Osman Mohamed Yousif Kibir has given directive for placing more concern to development of da'wah work and its mechanisms at Nuba Mountains by focusing on categories o f youth and women. (AllAfrica)

Attorney General Lauds Sudanese - Moroccan Relations

[SNA] Khartoum -The Attorney General, Omer Ahmed Mohamed, has appreciated progress of the relations between Sudan and Morocco. (AllAfrica)

Al-Basher and Al-Sisi Review Strengthening of Relations

[SNA] Sharm Al-Sheikh -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, and the Egyptian President, Adul-Fatah Al-Sisi, Tuesday held a closed-doo rmeeting followd by a joint talk session that included the delegations of the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Minister of Justice Meets With Arab Ambassadors

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Justice, Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Salim, received in his office Tuesday ambassadors of the Arab countries who are accredited to Khartoum in the context of the arrangements for holding the conference of Arab Ministers in Khartoum during November 21 - 22 at the Friendship Hall and under auspices of the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir. (AllAfrica)

Jinping Highlights Commitment to Promoting Common Growth

[SNA] China President Xi Jinping on Monday announced a number of measures including lowered tariffs and eased market access, intended to promote common growth and build an open global economy. (AllAfrica)

Islamic Economy's Conference Begins At Friendship Hall

[SNA] Khartoum -The Fourth International Scientific Conference, organized by the University of the Holy Quran and the Authentication of Science entitled "The Role of the Islamic Economy in the Building the Economies of the State", started Sunday at the Friendship Hall, in the presence of a number of university vice-chancellors, economists and scientists from inside and outside the Sudan. (AllAfrica)

Media Charter 'No Solution to Problems of Sudan Press'

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Media Charter of Honour that has been signed by Sudanese press and the Sudanese security apparatus does not solve the problems of the press in Sudan, according to critics of the new charter. (AllAfrica)

More Students Beaten, Arrested At Solidarity Speech

[Radio Dabanga] El Gezira -The security apparatus beat and arrested a number of Darfuri students who participated in a gathering of students at El Nilein University on Thursday. (AllAfrica)