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Normalizing Sudan-Israel Relations Now is a Dangerous Game

[USIP] Washington, DC -- As Sudan is mentioned among the next states to normalize relations with Israel, concerns about what that would do to the democratic transition arise. (AllAfrica)

Rebels, State to Ink Final Peace Deal on October 3

[Nation] Juba -- Key Sudanese parties are set to sign the final peace deal in Juba early next month to cement an initial agreement inked in August, the mediation team confirmed on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Unknown Disease Causes Death of 10 People in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Merowe / Khartoum -- In the localities of Merowe and Ed Debba in Northern State, "fevers accompanied by bleeding and a decrease in blood platelets" resulting in the death of 10 people and leaving hundreds in critical condition were reported yesterday. (AllAfrica)

IMF Approves $1.5 Billion in Annual Development Grants for Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund approved an agreement concluded between the Government of Sudan and the Fund yesterday, which will pave the way for solving economic difficulties in Sudan. (AllAfrica)

Two Farmers Killed, One Injured in Central Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Niertiti -- Two farmers were shot dead, and another injured, in an attack by herders in Wadi Kebe, 3 kilometres north of Nierteti, in Central Darfur, on Thursday. Police shot live ammunition at students rioting in Zalingei, causing a number of people to be injured. (AllAfrica)

Sentencing of Six More Artists Sparks Unrest in Khartoum

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- Khartoum North Criminal Court sentenced six more members of the Feed Arts group to two months in prison and a fine of SDG5,000* for public disturbance and breaching public safety, bringing the number of detainees to 11. (AllAfrica)

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Sit-Ins in Northern State to Remove 'Symbols of Al Bashir Regime'

[Radio Dabanga] El Golid / El Borgeig / Khartoum / Murnei -- Members of the public in El Golid locality in Sudan's Northern State entered an open sit-in yesterday to join the protest in El Borgeig locality, which has entered its fourth day. Both sit-ins demand dismissing the symbols of the deposed Al Bashir regime. (AllAfrica)

ICC Prosecution Seeks Postponement of First Hearing On Ali Kushayb Case

[Radio Dabanga] The Hague -- The International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecution has asked the ICC's Pre-Trial Chamber II to postpone the 'confirmation of charges hearing' in the case of Ali Abdelrahman (also known as Ali Kushayb*) to June 1, 2021. (AllAfrica)

Payment to U.S. for USS Cole, Embassy Bombings 'Ready' - PM Hamdok

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok has announced that the amounts required to compensate the families of the victims of the bombing of the destroyer USS Cole* in Yemen in 2000, and the 1998 bombing of the US embassies in Dar El Salaam in Tanzania and Nairobi in Kenya, are ready for payment. (AllAfrica)

Dismantling of June 30 Regime Committee Formed in Khartoum State

[SNA] Khartoum -- The Committee for Removal of Empowerment, Combating Corruption and Recovering of Public Funds issued decision No. 344 forming a committee for dismantling of June 30, 1989 regime and recovering of public funds in Khartoum State. (AllAfrica)

CIPF Denies Formation of Sudanese-Israeli Friendship Society

[SNA] Khartoum -- The Council of International People's Friendship (CIPF) announced that it has not begun forming a Sudanese-Israeli Friendship Society. (AllAfrica)

Flood Devastation in North Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Kutum / El Fasher -- Flash floods have killed at least 39 people and caused a large number of homes in North Darfur to collapse the Governor of North Darfur, Mohamed Arabi has announced. He pointed out that the state is facing the challenges of the rainy season, on top of the current health and environmental emergencies. (AllAfrica)

New Dutch Support for Sudan's Gum Arabic Industry

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- Sudan and the Netherlands have agreed to support and facilitate establishment of gum Arabic* processing factories in Darfur, Kordofan and other states. The objective of the suggested factories is to increase the added value of Sudan's substantial gum Arabic crop. (AllAfrica)

IMF Board Endorses Staff-Monitored Program for Sudan

[IMF] Washington, DC: The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) endorsed the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) approved by the Managing Director on September 9, 2020 as meeting the Upper Credit Tranche Conditionality (UCT) standard. [1] (AllAfrica)

'Nuba Activist Beaten By GIS Officers in South Kordofan'

[Radio Dabanga] Abu Jubeiha -- A Nuba activist has been injured, allegedly by members of the General Intelligence Service (GIS)* in Abu Jubeiha, South Kordofan, on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Rebels Sign 13-Point Memorandum in Cairo

[Radio Dabanga] Cairo -- The Sudan Liberation Movement faction led by Minni Minawi (SLM-MM) and the mainstream Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) led by Mohamed Osman El Mirghani, signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the Egyptian capital of Cairo on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Sudan Shipping Line to Be Restored

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Port Sudan -- Sovereign Council member Lt Gen Ibrahim Jabir announced that the Sudan Shipping Line will be restored as "a national carrier and pillar of development". (AllAfrica)

Al-Sisi Receives Credentials of Mohamed Elyas As Ambassador and Plenipotentiary of Sudan in Egypt

[SNA] Cairo Sep.24|(SUNA)-Ambassador Mohamed Elyas Mohamed presented on Wednesday his credentials to President of the Arab Republic of Egypt , Abdul-Fattah Al Sisi as extra-ordinary ambassador and Plenipotentiary of Sudan in Egypt (AllAfrica)

Sudan - South Sudan Oil Cooperation Discussed

[SNA] Khartoum -- The Minister of Petroleum of the Republic of South Sudan arrived in Khartoum Tuesday on a visit to Sudan to discuss ways and means of boosting technical cooperation in the field of oil between the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Al-Burhan Back Home From United Arab Emirates

[SNA] Khartoum -- President of the Transitional Sovereign Council (TSC) Lieutenant General Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan returned home today from United Arab Emirates (UAE) after he led Sudan's delegation in talks with American side that lasted for three days. (AllAfrica)

Diheu - Peace Is Real Key to Treat Many Issues

[SNA] Khartoum -- The rapporteur of the mediation committee for peace negotiations in Juba, Dr. Diheu Mutouk, has affirmed that peace is a real key to resolving many issues, including foreign relations, development projects and economic reform, pointing out that the war has affected the social components in a great way in Sudan. (AllAfrica)

Dheiu - Peace Is Media, and Correct Information Is Required

[SNA] Khartoum -- the rapporteur of the Southern Sudan's Mediation Committee, Dr. Dheiu Mutouk, noted that peace is the media itself, indicating that in many experiences the media played the most influential role, either positively or negatively, in conveying the message of peace to society. (AllAfrica)

Cabinet Hears to Enlightenment On Efforts to Remove Sudan From Terrorism List

[SNA] Khartoum -- The Council of Ministers, in its regular meeting today chaired by Prime Minister, Dr. Abdullah Hamdouk, heard to an enlightenment about efforts to remove Sudan from the list of countries sponsoring terrorism. (AllAfrica)

EU, U.S. Diplomats Briefed On UNITAMIS

[SNA] Khartoum -- The Chairman of the Executive Committee for Coordination with the United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan, ambassador Omer Al- Sheikh Al-Hussein, in the presence of Sheikh Khidr, the Senior Advisor of the Prime Minister, and Dr. Amjad Farid from the PM's Office, has briefed today the group of ambassadors of the European Union and the United States of America about the mission's work and its basic objectives of assisting the political transition, the progress towards democratic gove (AllAfrica)

West Darfur Sit-in Demands Security

[Radio Dabanga] Kereinik / El Golid / El Borgeig / Port Sudan -- People in Murnei in Kereinik locality in West Darfur have started a sit-in on Monday, demanding security in the region. The protest was triggered by the killing of two farmers by gunmen in the area last week. Protests in Northern State expanded and road blocks were set up in Port Sudan because flour rations to Red Sea state have been reduced. (AllAfrica)

Sudan Rebel Alliance and Ffc to Form 'A Broad Social Bloc'

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- The delegation of the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) rebel alliance currently in Khartoum and the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) agreed yesterday to develop "a broad social bloc". (AllAfrica)

West Darfur Women's Forum for Peace

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -- The West Darfur Women's Forum, that convened in the state capital El Geneina yesterday to involve women in the peace process, attracted broad participation of women in the state. (AllAfrica)

Eastern Sudan Tribal Truce Extended

[Radio Dabanga] Kassala -- Leaders of the eastern Sudanese Beni Amer and Habab tribes on the one hand and the Nuba tribe in Kassala on the other hand have extended their cessation of hostilities agreement for the fourth time. (AllAfrica)

Sudan's Foreign Minister in London for Talks

[Radio Dabanga] London -- During his visit to London, Minister of Foreign Affairs Omar Gamareldin met with James Duddridge, the British Minister for African Affairs. Duddridge confirmed that the UK will honor its financial commitments made at the Berlin donor conference three months ago. (AllAfrica)

Security Council Extends Peacekeeping Mission in Darfur, Forges New Presence in Sudan

[UN News] The Security Council on Thursday extended the deployment of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) and set out the parameters for a follow-on mission that will start its work on 1 January next year. (AllAfrica)