Tag: Sudan

Yemeni fighters loyal to the government backed by the Saudi-led coalition ride in the back of a pickup truck during their the offensive in the Mesini Valley in the vast province of Hadramawt in February 2018

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.

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir sits during a visit to the village of Bilel in South Darfur, near the Kalma camp for displaced people, on September 22, 2017. As Bashir was speaking clashes erupted between Sudanese forces and residents of the nearby Kalma camp that killed three residents of the camp. …

State Department to Lift Sanctions on State Sponsor of Terrorism Sudan

The State Department announced the anticipated easing of most sanctions against the war-torn African regional power Sudan Friday, claiming the increasing compliance of perennial pariah Omar al-Bashir’s regime in international affairs, effective October 12.

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Archbishop of Canterbury Declares Sudan a New Anglican Province

AFP — Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby on Sunday declared Sudan the 39th province of the worldwide Anglican Communion, six years after the predominantly Christian south gained independence from the north. The Anglican church in Sudan, a majority Muslim country,

UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O'Brien (R) checks a beneficiary's ration card for a food distribution on March 4, 2017, in Ganyiel, Panyijiar county, Unity state, in South Sudan. South Sudan was declared the site of the world's first famine in six years, affecting …

McDonnell: Looking for the Real Bastards in South Sudan

In late March, speaking with barely controlled anger, Dutch Minister for International Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen told Dutch TV, “The leaders of South Sudan are bastards who starve their own people!”