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Seven Killed in Protests Against Military Rule in Sudan

Tens of thousands of protesters marched across Sudan on Sunday in the latest demonstration against military rule. The junta tried to make it more difficult to organize mass demonstrations by blocking the Internet, but the streets were still filled with people demanding civilian rule. 

A Sudanese protester walking with a crutch joins others in a march during a mass demonstration against the country's ruling generals in the capital Khartoum's twin city of Omdurman on June 30, 2019. (Photo by Ahmed MUSTAFA / AFP) (Photo credit should read AHMED MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

Sudanese Protesters Demand ‘Full Dissolution of Deep State,’ Military Backs Down

Sudanese protesters held a sit-in outside military headquarters in Khartoum over the weekend, demanding the “full dissolution of the deep state” and the prosecution of former regime officials following the ouster of 30-year ruler Omar al-Bashir. Army troops reportedly attempted to disperse the demonstration but backed down when protesters joined hands, chanted “Freedom!” and “Revolution,” and pleaded with troops to protect them.

Lieutenant General Omar Zain al-Abdin, the head of the new Sudanese military council's political committee, addresses a press conference on April 12, 2019 in the capital Khartoum, one day after Sudan's army ousted the Arab-African country's veteran president Omar al-Bashir. - Sudan's military council pledgeed talks with 'all political entities' …

Sudan: Military Coup Ousts Islamist Dictator Omar Bashir

After months of increasingly large protests demanding an end to his three bloody decades of rule, the miitary deposed Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday and placed under arrest. Revelers filled the streets in response to the news, but demonstrators said they will not relax until a civilian government takes over.

Sudan's Bashir brought down by people he ruled with iron fist

Calls for Normalization with Israel may Signal Sea Change in Sudan

JAFFA, Israel – Several participants in Sudan’s National Dialogue Conference, underway since last October, have raised the possibility of normalizing relations with Israel, an issue that has been taboo in the country until recently, the London-based A-Sharq al-Awsat newspaper reported on Saturday.

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Spanish Judge Issues Arrest Warrant for Netanyahu

A Spanish judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other Israeli officials over the 2010 raid on a Gaza flotilla that was attempting to break an Israeli blockade, the Jerusalem Post reports.

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Sudanese President: CIA, Israel Behind ISIS and Boko Haram

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir told Euronews the CIA and Israel’s national intelligence agency, the Mossad, took part in the creation of the Islamic State and Boko Haram. He also suggested forces not focus on military action against the radical Islamic terrorist groups, since violence could cause more extremism.

Reuters