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Sudan Massacre Tops 100 Deaths, 40 Bodies Pulled from Nile River

The death toll from a crackdown on demonstrators by the ruling military junta in Sudan passed one hundred on Thursday as forty corpses were found floating in the Nile River. Reports from the scene claimed the victims were shot, beaten to death, or hacked with machetes.

Protestors arrive in the main gathering point to protest against the military junta on April 27, 2019 in Khartoum, Sudan. After months of protesting from the people of Sudan, organised by the Sudanese Professionals' Association (SPA), President Omar al-Bashir was ousted having been in power since 1989. The following day …

Sudan Bans Al Jazeera amid Military Crackdown on Pro-Democracy Protestors

Sudanese security forces raided the bureau of the Qatari-owned Al Jazeera news channel in Khartoum late last week amid a deadly military crackdown that ultimately led to troops moving in to crush a peaceful sit-in on Monday by opening gunfire, torching tents, and executing at least 30 people.

In this Thursday, June 8, 2017 photo, Al Jazeera staff work at their TV station in Doha, Qatar. The Arab news network Al-Jazeera has been thrust into the center of the story this week as Qatar came under virtual siege by its Gulf neighbors, pressuring it to shut down the …

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

Report: Sudan’s President Considers Stepping Down as Protests Grow

According to an Egyptian media report, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is considering his resignation as protesters emboldened by the ouster of the Algerian president grow more confident and the military begins intervening to protect demonstrators from Bashir’s security forces.

Sudan's Bashir names new PM as protest leaders dismiss emergency

Clashes Erupt as Sudanese March on Presidential Palace

CAIRO — Sudanese police used tear gas and fired in the air Tuesday to disperse thousands of protesters attempting to march on the presidential palace in Khartoum to demand that Omar Bashir, Sudan’s president of 29 years, step down, according to activists and video clips posted online.

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U.S. Army Green Berets Assist Saudis in Yemen While Sudan Considers Pullout

The New York Times reported on Thursday that U.S. Army Green Berets have been quietly working with Saudi forces in Yemen since late last year, allegedly in contradiction of official statements that America gave only logistical and intelligence support to the Saudi-led campaign against Iran-backed Houthi insurgents. The news comes as Sudan considers withdrawing from participation in the Saudi intervention, which has now been in progress for over three years.

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