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UN, UK, Norway Congratulate Sudan On Lifting of Sanctions

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Sudan, and the United Kingdom and Norway have congratulated Sudan on the recent United States decision to revoke economic sanctions with respect to the country and its government. (AllAfrica)

U.S. to Ease Decades-Old Sanctions Against Govt

[Deutsche Welle] The move will give Sudan access to the global banking system but President al-Bashir remains a war crimes suspect. Sudan stays on the US list of state sponsors of terrorism. (AllAfrica)

US Ends 20 Years of Sanctions on Sudan

[IRIN] The United States has lifted decades-old economic sanctions against Sudan even though it still considers the country a state sponsor of terrorism and despite the fact Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir still faces arrest on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court. (AllAfrica)

Somali President Asks Khartoum to Help Fight Al-Shabaab

[East African] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has asked the Sudanese government to help his country combat the Al-Shabaab terrorist group. (AllAfrica)

Trump Administration Lifts Sudan Sanctions

[ENOUGH] Enough Project calls for new policy track tied to smart, modernized network sanctions (AllAfrica)

The Secretary's Report on Whether the Government of Sudan Has Sustained the Positive Actions That Gave Rise to E.O. 13761 (2017)

[State Department] On January 13, 2017, the President issued Executive Order (E.O.) 13761 ("Recognizing Positive Actions by the Government of Sudan and Providing for the Revocation of Certain Sudan-Related Sanctions"), which was subsequently amended by E.O. 13804 of July 11, 2017 ("Allowing Additional Time for Recognizing Positive Actions by the Government of Sudan and Amending Executive Order 13761"). Section 10 of E.O. 13761, as amended by E. O. 13804, provides that "[o]n or before October 12, (AllAfrica)

Sudanese President Vows Peace, Stability in Somalia

[Shabelle] Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said on Thursday that his country would exert utmost efforts for peace and stability in Somalia. (AllAfrica)

Central Darfur Students Daily Summoned to Security Office

[Radio Dabanga] Zalingei -Two students from the Zalingei University, along with two relatives of another student who's wanted by the Sudanese security apparatus, have been summoned to the security's office daily this week. (AllAfrica)

Sudan Regrets Being Listed As Human Trafficking Country

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / El Fasher -Sudan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs regrets the decision by the United States to keep the country within its list of countries it considers reluctant to combat human trafficking. (AllAfrica)

Ambulance Driver, Displaced Man Killed in North Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Mellit / Kutum / Kabkabiya / Gireida -Three people were killed in separate incidents in Kutum, Kabkabiya and Mellit in North Darfur, including an ambulance driver. (AllAfrica)

'18 Wounded Students', Tension in West Kordofan University

[Radio Dabanga] En Nahud -Tensions a day after students clashed, causing the wounding of reportedly 18 students, at the Faculty of Education in West Kordofan University in En Nahud resulted in students staying away from class. (AllAfrica)

Four Girls Raped in North Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Tawila -Four girls were raped by gunmen, outside of a camp for displaced people in Tawila locality on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Democratic Lawyers in Sudan Condemn Latest Campaign of Detentions

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Omdurman -The Democratic Coalition of Lawyers has condemned the ongoing arrests by Sudan's security services of many Sudanese and detaining them without charge or trial. (AllAfrica)

Khartoum Hosts Arab Forum for Standardization On October 16th

[SNA] Khartoum -Khartoum is due to host during 16th -17th of the current month of October the Arab Forum for Standardization and Consumer, which is scheduled to be organized by the Sudanese Organization for Standardization and Metrology at Al-Salam Rotana Hotel in collaboration with the League of Arab States, the Arab Organization for Industrial Development and Mining under patronage of First Vice-President of the Republic and National Prime Minister Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih with the participation of the directors of s (AllAfrica)

Dawalab Lauds Role of ESCWA to Develop Women's National Policy

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minster of Security and Social Developmet, Masha'air al-Dawalab, head of the Sudan's delegation participating in the meetings of the Arab Woman Committee of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) in Beirut, has lauded the technical consultations support of the committee for the enhancement of the national policy for the women empowerment. (AllAfrica)

Al-Mirghani Leads Sudan Delegation Participating in World Telecommunication Development Conference in Argentina

[SNA] Khartoum -The State Minister at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Ibrahim Al Mirghani is due to lead Sudan delegation participating in the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC- 17), which is scheduled to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina during 9-20 of the current October. (AllAfrica)

Al-Bashir Instructs Government of Kassala State to Enhance Services for Citizens

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has directed the government of Kassala State to give concern to the enhancement of the citizens' living conditions and providing services. (AllAfrica)

State Minister for Investment Vows to Remove Obstacles Facing Indigenization of Automobile Industry

[SNA] Khartoum -The State Minister at the Ministry of Investment Osama Faisal, accompanying by the Director General of the Sudanese Standards and Metrology Corporation, paid an inspection visit Thursday to the Autobash Factory for Automobile Assembling at Al-Gaili area. (AllAfrica)

FM Express Deep Regret Over U.S. Decision That Sudan Remains On Tier 3

[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday expressed its deep regret for the American decision on maintaining the Sudan within its Tier 3 list of countries it considers reluctant to combat human trafficking. (AllAfrica)

State Minister Mumtaz Confers With Federal Somalia Foreign Minister

[SNA] Khartoum -The State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hamid Mumtaz on Thursday conferred with the Somalia's Foreign Minister, Yusuf Hassan Guard, and reviewed with him bilateral relations and issues of mutual interest. (AllAfrica)

West Darfur Wali Asks Unamid to Help Facilitate Voluntary Return

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -The Acting Wali (Governor) of West Darfur, Mohamed Ibrahim Sharafeldin, has called on the Unamid peacekeeping force to contribute with the government to the implementation of early recovery projects and services to the return areas so as to ensure stability and encourage voluntary return of refugees. (AllAfrica)

North Darfur Man 'Ripped Apart' As Camel Triggers Grenade

[Radio Dabanga] East Jebel Marra -On Wednesday afternoon in North Darfur, Abdelbagi Yagoub Harran died instantly in Mashrou Abuzeid in eastern Jebel Marra when an explosive remnant of war (ERW) detonated. (AllAfrica)

Cholera Still Scourge - New Disease Claims 12 Lives in North Darfur Capital

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala / Sinkat -An unidentified disease reportedly claimed the lives of 12 people from camp Otash for the displaced in Nyala, capital of South Darfur during the past week. 65 others were infected, however all but two have reportedly been discharged from hospital. (AllAfrica)

Sudanese SPLM-N Conference Delegates Denied Visas

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Kauda -The Embassy of South Sudan in Khartoum has denied visas to Sudanese members of the delegations of political forces invited to participate in the conference of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) led by El Hilu in Kauda on Friday under the pretext that granting visas means supporting armed movements. (AllAfrica)

Student Factions Come to Blows in West Kordofan - 10+ Injured

[Radio Dabanga] En Nahud -At least ten students were injured - one of them seriously - in an attack on Wednesday by student supporters of Sudan's ruling National Congress Party on a speech gathering organised by students at the Faculty of Education in West Kordofan University in En Nahud. (AllAfrica)

North Kordofan Extends Arms Collection Deadline

[Radio Dabanga] El Obeid / Khartoum -In El Obeid, the Governor of North Kordofan, Ahmed Haroun issued a decision to extend the period of voluntary collection of weapons in all localities of the state until October 15. In Khartoum, Vice President Hasabo Abdelrahman has warned of stiff deterrent penalties for violators of the arms collection campaign. (AllAfrica)

President Meets With His Sudanese Counterpart in Khartoum

[Shabelle] The official talks between the Sudanese and Somali sides started here on Wednesday at the Republican Palace, with President Omar Bashir heading the Sudan side and the Somali President Mohamed Abdallah heading his country's delegation. (AllAfrica)

Sports and Youth Minister Asserts Openness in Cooperation With Somalia

[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Sports and Youth, Dr. Abdul-Karim Musa, has asserted his ministry's commitment to the guidelines announced by the President of the Republic, in support of the communication and cooperation with the brothers in the state of Federal Somalia. (AllAfrica)

Cabinet Approves Directives of State 2018 Budget

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers, in a meeting , which was chaired by the Fisrt Vice-President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Gen. Bakri Hassan Saleh, approved directives of the state 2018 budget presented by Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr Mohamed Osman Al-Rekabi. (AllAfrica)

Ministry of Information to Launch Campaign to Central Darfur to Inform About Importance of Weapons' Collection

[SNA] Khartoum -The State Minister at the Ministry of Information, Yasser Yousif, announced his ministry will launch a tour next week to Central Darfur State to acquaint with the importance of the collection of weapons and making them confined to the possession of the Armed Forces. (AllAfrica)

Black Market Sells Scarce Bread in Eastern Sudan's El Gedaref

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -Bread is being sold in the black market in El Gedaref in Sudan as the flour shortage endures in the state. (AllAfrica)