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  1. IDF Naval Commandos Capture Massive Iranian Rocket ShipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Jewish Press

    An IDF Naval Commando unit overtook an Iranian weapons ship flying a Panama flag in the Red Sea, some 1,500 km from Israeli shore. Several months ago, IDF intelligence identified a weapons transfer of M-302 rockets, known to be manufactured in Syria, from Damascus to Tehran.

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  2. China begins U.N. troops deployment to South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | UPI

    China's deployment of 700 soldiers to a United Nations peacekeeping force in South Sudan is underway, a Sudanese government spokesman said. The military force, part of a battalion of 1,800 on its way from China to South Sudan, is under U.N. authority and will guard besieged oil fields and protect their Chinese workers and installations, spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny said.

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  3. Iran cultural centre in Sudan padlockedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | New Vision

    IRAN'S main cultural centre in the Sudanese capital was padlocked on Sunday, an AFP correspondent reported, after Khartoum ordered it closed in a shock to generally close relations. A Sudanese official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said on Thursday that the centres would close their doors by Sunday.

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  4. Red Sea State MP warns for famine in eastern SudanRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 7 | In-depth Africa

    Speaking to Radio Dabanga from Port Sudan on Friday, Hamed Idris, MP for the constituency of agig locality, said that the food situation in eastern Sudan is "alarmingly bad". "The rains and floods have increased the size of the disaster, especially in Toker delta.

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  5. Iran dismisses reports on closure of cultural centers in SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | In-depth Africa

    September 3, 2014 Iran's foreign ministry has denied reports that Sudan shut down its cultural centers in the country and asked one of its diplomats and the staff at the centers to leave the country within 72 hours.

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  6. Sudan pushes back against IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Stuff.co.nz

    Sudan has pushed back against Iranian reach, announcing the closure of Tehran-backed cultural centres and ordering the expulsion of a diplomat and other envoys in an apparent sign of fraying ties after years of close cooperation.

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  7. Sudan closes Iranian cultural centres, expels diplomatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Times of Oman

    Sudan President Omar Hassan al Bashir. Khartoum has maintained generally close relations with Tehran, whose warships have made a number of port calls in Port Sudan this year.

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  8. Sudan orders closure of Iran cultural centresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | The Peninsula

    KHARTOUM: Sudan has ordered Iran to close its cultural centres and given their managers 72 hours to leave the country, an official said Tuesday, in a shock to generally close relations.

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  9. Beja ex-combatants attempt suicide in Port SudanRead the original story

    Monday Sep 1 | In-depth Africa

    Two demobilised Beja Congress combatants on Sunday attempted to commit suicide inside the Red Sea State's government premises in Port Sudan, in protest against the state government's negligence of their living conditions.

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  10. Healing Sudan's political wounds through cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Instead of civil war, terrorism and famine, she'd like people to learn about the unique beauty of the confluence of the Nile and Blue rivers in Khartoum, the vast game preserves that protect African wildlife like the rhinoceros and gazelle.

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  11. Detainee dies in custody in Port Sudan after court-ordered floggingRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    August 19, 2014 A 24-year-old man has died in custody in Port Sudan after being flogged and detained under public order laws.

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  12. Sudan's ruling party rejects Paris Declaration, Umma Party respondsRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    The Political Secretary of the ruling National Congress Party on Monday justified his party's rejection the Declaration on the basis that was hatched up on foreign ground.

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  13. Another citizen dies in Port Sudan prison cellRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    On Sunday, a citizen died inside Port Sudan prison, following the deterioration of his health, and the lack of the required medical care.

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  14. .com | Two Sudan men die after floggingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | News24

    The cases are the latest to highlight the country's laws governing morality that took effect after the 1989 Islamist-backed coup by President Omar al-Bashir.

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  15. Two Sudan men die after floggingsRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | Vanguard

    The cases are the latest to highlight the country's laws governing morality that took effect after the 1989 Islamist-backed coup by President Omar al-Bashir.

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  16. African leaders seek private investors for LAPSSET project - Tuesday, 05 August 2014 15:39Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 5 August 2014 - Leaders from Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and South Sudan are seeking private investors from the US for the US$24.5bn Lamu Port-Sudan-Ethiopia Transport and Development Project that is currently underway The heads of state from the four African countries will engage with private American investors during the US-Africa ... (more)

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  17. Two die after Port Sudan flogging, police contain riots in KassalaRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    Two detained men have died after being flogged at a police station in Port Sudan on Sunday.

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  18. Beja veterans occupy ruling party's office in Port SudanRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    Demobilised Beja Congress fighters on Saturday occupied the premises of the ruling National Congress Party in Port Sudan, in protest against the non-implementation of the 2006 Eastern Sudan Peace Agreement .

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  19. Ethiopia eyes regional integration through highways - Monday, 28 July 2014 08:09Read the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 28 July 2014 - A total of $610.6 million has been allocated for the implementation of the Ethiopian part of the project, with the funds coming from the Ethiopian government, international financial institutions and donor organizations.

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  20. Sudanese states ask for federal help to stave off effects of rains and floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    Sudan's River Nile and Sinnar states have asked the federal government for assistance to overcome the serious damages caused by heavy rains.

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