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Abandoned by the UAE, Sudan’s Bashir was Destined to Fall

Sudan’s al-Bashir survived coup attempts, rebellions and war but failed to read the politics of the region, and that led to his downfall.
In his 30 year rule, Sudan’s Omar Hassan al-Bashir survived coup attempts, rebellions and war. Insiders say it was his failure to read the politics of the region, and maintain one key alliance, that led to his downfall.

BY REUTERS | SPECIAL REPORT

On the night of April 10, Sudan’s feared spymaster, Salah Gosh, visited President Omar Hassan al-Bashir in his palace to reassure the leader that mass protests posed no threat to his rule.

For four months, thousands of Sudanese had been taking to the streets. They were demanding democracy and an end to economic hardship. Continue reading Abandoned by the UAE, Sudan’s Bashir was Destined to Fall

Senior Eritrean Delegation Holds Talks with Sudan’s TMC Chairman

BY SHABAIT

A senior delegation of Eritrea composed of Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Presidential Adviser, Mr. Yemane Gebreab delivered massage from President Isaias Afwerki to Let. Gen. Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan, Chairman of the Transitional Military Council of Sudan, today 24 June in Khartoum. Continue reading Senior Eritrean Delegation Holds Talks with Sudan’s TMC Chairman

Sudan’s African Union Membership Suspended

Expulsion would last ‘until the effective establishment of a Civilian-led Transitional gov’t’

The African Union has, with immediate effect, suspended the participation of the Republic of Sudan in all AU activities until the establishment of a Civilian-led Transitional Authority.

BY TESFANEWS*

The African Union has suspended Sudan’s membership “with immediate effect”, amid an upsurge of violence in the capital that has seen dozens killed and growing fears that splits among the ruling military regime could lead to civil war and anarchy. Continue reading Sudan’s African Union Membership Suspended

Saudi Arabia, UAE Pledge $3 billion Aid to Sudan

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates said on Sunday they had agreed to send Sudan $3 billion worth of aid, throwing a lifeline to the country’s new military leaders.

BY TESFANEWS *

Amidst ongoing protests in Sudan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates said they are sending $3 billion worth of aid to the interim ruling military council. Continue reading Saudi Arabia, UAE Pledge $3 billion Aid to Sudan

Sudan: Police Fire Tear Gas at Anti-Bashir Protesters

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Sudan on Sunday to demand the resignation of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir. Demonstrations continued for the third week, yet no indication Bashir will concede power.

BY VOA NEWS

Riot police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters in Sudan’s capital on Sunday, as demonstrations calling for President Omar al-Bashir to step down continued for the third week. Continue reading Sudan: Police Fire Tear Gas at Anti-Bashir Protesters

Sudan’s Opposition Calls for More Protests

Gov’t crackdown so far killed over 40 protesters

Sudanese opposition to stage new waves of protests for regime change. Will President Al-Bashir survive the protests?

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS

Sudan’s largest opposition groups on Thursday called for a fresh wave of protests to demand that President Omar al-Bashir step down, as the longtime ruler made another attempt at staunching popular discontent by promising wage hikes and appealing to patriotism. Continue reading Sudan’s Opposition Calls for More Protests