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Will Opposition Coalition Oust Govt in Upcoming 2020 Election?

[SudaNow] Despite the caveat that accompanied the call by Malik Agar Chairman of SPLM-N faction on opposition forces to use the upcoming 2020 election as a mean to dismantle the current regime and replace it peacefully represents a major political development. (AllAfrica)

North Darfur Defence Minister Denies Civilian Casualties in Misteriya Raid

[Radio Dabanga] Misteriya -North Darfur Minister of Defence, Ali Mohammed Salim, has confirmed the casualty figures in the raid in Misteriya in North Darfur on Sunday which resulted in the arrest of Musa Hilal, his sons, brothers, and many of his entourage, but denied claims of 12 civilian casualties. (AllAfrica)

President Bashir Arrives in Chad

[SNA] Ndjamena, Chad -President of the Republic, Omar Bashir, on Friday arrived in Ndjamena, Chad, in a two day visit to Ndjamena, at the head of government delegation to take part in the celebrations marking the Chad National Day. (AllAfrica)

West Kordofan Students 'Waterboarded' By Sudan Security

[Radio Dabanga] Babanusa -Two university students who were arrested in Babanusa, West Kordofan on Monday claim that they were 'tortured with cold water' by agents of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS). (AllAfrica)

20 Motorcycles Seized in RSF Raid On North Darfur Camps

[Radio Dabanga] Tawila -About 20 motorcycles were seized but no weapons found during a snap inspection at dawn by Rapid Support Forces (RSF) on four camps for the displaced at Tawila in North Darfur on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Turkish Plane From JKIA Hit By Bomb Scare, Lands in Khartoum

[Nation] A Turkish Airlines plane to Egypt on Thursday made an emergency landing in Sudanese capital Khartoum over a bomb scare. (AllAfrica)

10 Newspapers Now Seized By Sudan Security in One Week

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On Wednesday morning, agents of the National Intelligence and Security Service seized the print runs of El Jareeda, Akhir Lahza, El Tayyar, and El Watan were confiscated without explanation. (AllAfrica)

Turkish Plane in Emergency Landing in Sudan After Bomb Scare

[Nation] A Turkish Airlines plane flying to Egypt from Nairobi has made an emergency landing in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum following a bomb scare. (AllAfrica)

Al-Bashir to Head to Chad to Participate in Its National Day Celebrations

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir is due to leave for Chad Friday on a two-day visit to take part in Chad's National Day celebrations. (AllAfrica)

Khalawa of Hamiskoraib Nominate Al-Bashir for Presidency in 2020 Elections

[SNA] Kassala -Khalawa(Quranic schools) of Hamiskoraib led by Sheikh, Sulieman Ali Betie announced support to nomination of Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir for presidency in 2020 elections. (AllAfrica)

Statement About Emergency Landing of Turkish Plane in Khartoum After Reporting a Bomb On Board

[SNA] Khartoum -The Khartoum International Airport Company issued a statement on emergency landing of Turkish Airlines jet in Khartoum Airport after reporting a bomb on board. (AllAfrica)

Assistant of President Commends 27th National School Tournament Achievements

[SNA] Kassala -Assistant of the President of the Republic, Musa Mohamed Ahmed has hailed achievements gained from the 27th National School Tournament held IN Kassala State in areas of reconstruction and development. (AllAfrica)

President of the Republic Inaugurates Akla Model Village , Attends Mass Marriage Ceremony

[SNA] Akla, Kassala -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir inaugurated Thursday Akla Model Village , Aroama Locality, which was built by UAE's Red Crescent Society. (AllAfrica)

New Cholera Cases Emerge in Port Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -Despite reports of the cholera epidemic abating in Sudan, medical sources continue to note the emergence of new cases of cholera in Port Sudan. (AllAfrica)

Animal Resources Minister Vows to Develop Research Stations

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Animal Resources Bishara Juma Aror has stressed the importance of developing and renovating the research stations of animal resources to ensure the health and safety of the national herd. (AllAfrica)

FVP to Attend Khartoum Legislation Council Session

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President and the National Prime Minister, General, Bakri Hassan Saleh will attend, next Monday, the inaugural 6th session of Khartoum Legislative Council. (AllAfrica)

Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development Extends U.S.$199 Million for Khartoum's Electricity

[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning signed initially Wednesday an agreement on financing of the Khartoum-Round Electricity Power Line Project at 60 million Kuwaiti Dinars, equivalent to 199 million dollars from the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development. (AllAfrica)

State Minister At Defence Ministry - Armed Forces Dealt in Self-Restraint With Musa Hilal

[SNA] Khartoum -The State Minister at the Ministry of Defence, Gen. Ali Mohamed Salem, affirmed that the Armed Forces has dealt in self-restraint and patience with Musa Hilal, despite his negative statements, indicating that Hilal has been opposed to the campaign for collection of weapons in Darfur. (AllAfrica)

Minister Affirms Concern Over Development of Animal Wealth Research Centers

[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Animal Wealth, Bushara Gumaa has affirmed his concern over the development and rehabilitation of the animal wealth research centers to guarantee the health and safety of the national livestock. (AllAfrica)

Sudan Calls for Tightening Control Over Small Arms and Light Weapons

[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Interior , Gen.(police) Hamid Mannan has called Eritrea, Ethiopia and Egypt to join the Sub-regional Small Arms Control Mechanism to tighten control and combat spread of small arms phenomena. (AllAfrica)

Amira Al-Fadil Discusses With Chairman of Libyan Presidential Council of Migrants Issues

[SNA] Khartoum -The Chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council of the National Reconciliation Government, Faeiz al- Saraj met last Monday, with envoy of the African Union, the Chairwoman of the AU Social Affairs Commission Amira al- Fadil. (AllAfrica)

Book On Culture Overlapping Between Sudan and Italy Inaugurated

[SNA] Khartoum -The book on the culture overlap and cooperation between the Sudan and Italy, prepared by the lecturer of Cultural Relations at the University of Venice Prof. Valeria Tonioli, and titled "Intercultural and Cultural Cooperation between the Sudanese and Italians, has been inaugurated, Tuesday, at the Italian embassy in Khartoum. (AllAfrica)

Bills Tabled Before National Assembly for Ratification

[SNA] Khartoum -The Cabinet Affairs Minister, Ahmed Saad Omer, has tabled bill on the agreement on media cooperation between the government of Sudan and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania for the year 2017 and a bill on ratification of the establishment of an emergency force for east Africa for the year 2016. The Parliament has referred these bills for its concerned committees. (AllAfrica)

Children Injured in North Darfur Gunfire

[Radio Dabanga] Tawila -Two children were seriously injured when armed militants opened fire on a group returnees in the Katur area of Tawila locality on Monday. (AllAfrica)

Central Darfur Prince 'Dies of Torture' in Khartoum

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The family of Adam Khater, the Prince of Olad Eid in Central Darfur, have accused Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) of torturing the prince to death. Prince Adam Khater was one of those arrested in Darfur and transferred to Khartoum on Monday along with Musa Hilal, former janjaweed leader and chairman of the Revolutionary Awakening Council. (AllAfrica)

Newspaper Print Runs Seized Again in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The entire print runs of El Tayyar, El Jareeda and Akhir Lahza newspapers were seized without explanation from the presses by agents of Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) on Tuesday morning without giving any explanation. (AllAfrica)

Mahmoud Returns Home After Participation in Inauguration of Kenyan President

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of President of the Republic, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud returned home , Wednesday coming from Kenya after taking part on behalf of President of the Republic in inauguration of the Kenyan President-elect, Uhuru Kenyatta. (AllAfrica)

President of the Republic Arrived Kassala

[SNA] Kassala -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir accompanied by a number of ministers and official sdarrived on Wednesday capital of Kassala State to attend the conclusion of activities of the National School Tournament being held in State during November 18-29 under the theme " Come Together to Work for the Homeland. " (AllAfrica)

♦ This Week's News in Brief ♦

[Radio Dabanga] Dabanga Sudan -A compact weekly digest of Dabanga Sudan's highlights of the news from Darfur and Sudan (AllAfrica)

Five Arrested in North Darfur Weapons Collection

[Radio Dabanga] Saraf Umra / Khartoum -Rapid Support Forces executing the weapons collection campaign in Saraf Umra, North Darfur, have arrested five people in the past days. A politician was detained for unknown reasons in Khartoum on Monday. (AllAfrica)

'We're Looking At Africa in 2050', Says Top Official

[Deutsche Welle] We need to create jobs, help facilitate trade and address the challenges of the Africa of the future, says Donald Yamamoto, who is in charge of African affairs at the US State Department. (AllAfrica)