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  1. Saudi delegation to arrive in Khartoum on Sunday for talks on agricultural investmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    A high-level technical delegation from Saudi Arabia is set to arrive in Khartoum on Sunday to follow up on the outcome of a previous visit by Saudi minister of agriculture to push for investments in the country, an official here said today. Sudan investment minister Mustafa Osman Ismail attends a news conference at the end of the International Donor Conference for Reconstruction and Development in Darfur, in Doha on April 8, 2013 Sudanese-Saudi relations have witnessed a thaw in recent months after years of tensions over Khartoum's close ties with Tehran that saw Iranian warships dock several times in Port Sudan.

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  2. Sudan: Wheat Shortage On the Minds of Voters in Sudanese Elections, Analysts SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | AllAfrica.com

    As Sudanese vote, or don't, in the elections that were extended by one day on Wednesday, one thing is evident: from Khartoum to Darfur, and from Port Sudan to Blue Nile, there is a lack of wheat and a lack of bread. Voter apathy and perhaps no bread has kept voters at home.

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  3. Sudan: Election Wrapped Up With Low TurnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | AllAfrica.com

    Sudan has wrapped up the first of three days of presidential elections shunned by the opposition and expected to return incumbent President Omar al-Bashir to power. Voting in the general and presidential elections began at 8am local time on Monday, with more than 13 million people registered to vote at some 11,000 polling stations across the country.

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  4. Sudan wraps up first day of elections with low turnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Al Jazeera

    Sudan has wrapped up the first of three days of presidential elections shunned by the opposition and expected to return incumbent President Omar al-Bashir to power. Voting in the general and presidential elections began at 8am local time on Monday, with more than 13 million people registered to vote at some 11,000 polling stations across the country.

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  5. SPLM-N shells South Kordofan town on elections dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The rebel Sudanese People's Liberation Movement/North launched rocket attack on Dilling town in South Kordofan state in conjunction with the start of voting in the general elections. In March, SPLM-N general chief of staff, Abdel Aziz Adam el-Hilu, announced a campaign to sabotage elections in South Kordofan state.

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  6. Sudan leader set to extend chaotic rule in lackluster voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    In this Saturday, April 11, 2015 photo, Sudanese boys walk past an election campaign banner in support of President Omar al-Bashir, in Khartoum, Sudan, that reads "community commission in support of nominating Marshal Omar al-Bashir." Nearly 13 million people are registered to vote for president and the 450-member legislative council starting Monday.

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  7. Sudanese vote in poll boycotted by mainstream oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Times of Oman

    Sudan's President Omar Hassan Al Bashir, centre, casts his ballot during electons in the capital Khartoum on Monday. Photo - Reuters Khartoum: Sudan was voting on Monday in elections boycotted by the mainstream opposition that are expected to extend the quarter-century rule of President Omar Al Bashir.

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  8. .com | Sudan votes in controversial poll set to extend Bashir ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | News24

    Sudanese were voting on Monday in elections boycotted by the mainstream opposition that are expected to extend the quarter-century rule of President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted on war crimes charges. With 15 little-known candidates running against him, 71-year-old Bashir faces no real competition in the vote, which has already been criticised by the international community.

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  9. Sudan votes in elections boycotted by opposition groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | AlertNet

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  10. Sudanese president seeks to extend ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | NWAonline

    Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, the world's only sitting leader wanted on genocide charges, is facing elections this week, aiming to extend a 25-year reign in which the country has endured multiple insurgencies and the secession of the oil-rich south. Despite Sudan's unrest, al-Bashir survived the 2011 Arab Spring.

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  11. Sudan: Sudan Protests Against Election, Security 'Instructs' MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | AllAfrica.com

    Darfur / Port Sudan / Khartoum - Thousands of displaced people in Darfur demonstrated today against the general election that will start tomorrow. In Port Sudan, hundreds of students took to streets in protest against the election.

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  12. Unchallenged Bashir set to extend rule as Sudan votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | New Vision

    Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, wanted for alleged war crimes, is expected to extend his rule in elections starting Monday, boycotted by the mainstream opposition and already facing international criticism. With 15 little-known candidates running against him, 71-year-old Bashir faces no real competition in the second contested vote since he seized power in 1989.

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  13. Sudan leader set to extend chaotic rule in lackluster voteIn this...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | TheCourier.com

    In this Saturday, April 11, 2015 photo, Sudanese boys walk past an election campaign banner in support of President Omar al-Bashir, in Khartoum, Sudan, that reads "community commission in support of nominating Marshal Omar al-Bashir."

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  14. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Debka

    Saudi-Iranian saber-rattling over Yemen has reached a dangerous peak, Thursday, April 9, the Saudi army spokesman, Brig. Gen. Ahmad Al-Assiri, warned: "Iranian ships have the right to be present in international waters, but won't be allowed to enter Yemeni territorial waters."

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  15. Bashir vows to restore Sudan's railways networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir has pledged to restore the national railway network following decades of negligence and mismanagement. Sudanese President Omer Hassan al-Bashir addresses a session of parliament on 1 April 2013 in Khartoum Bashir, who was speaking in an electoral rally in the city of Atbara in the River Nile state on Sunday, said there is "no alternative for the railway except the railway".

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  16. Huthi rebels prevent Sudanese evacuation plane from landing in Sana'aRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Spokesperson of the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, Ahmed Asiri, said the Huthi rebels prevented a Sudanese plane from landing in Sana'a airport to evacuate Sudanese nationals. In a press conference in Riyadh Sunday, he said that Huthi militia controlling Sanaa airport prevented the plane from evacuating Sudanese citizens, accusing them of targeting populates areas and residential buildings in Aden.

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  17. Sudan's foreign policy: Pragmatism wins over ideologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudan's foreign relations have witnessed a remarkable shift since last fall particularly in its rapprochement with the Arab Gulf states following years of chilly ties. Over the last few years there have been mounting signs of deteriorating relations between Khartoum and Gulf states, particularly Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates .

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  18. We were never allies with Iran, says Sudan FMRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The Sudanese foreign minister Ali Karti vehemently denied that his country was ever an ally of Iran and described reports saying otherwise as baseless and stressed that relations between Khartoum and Tehran did not exceed the traditional diplomatic framework. FILE PHOTO - Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad hugs Sudan's President Omer Hassan al-Bashir at Khartoum airport Speaking to reporters on Sunday following the return of president Omer Hassan al-Bashir from Sharm el-Sheikh where he participated in the Arab summit, Karti said that what links Sudan to Arab countries is neighborhood and Arabism and that Khartoum is on board in its alliance with the Arabs away from Tehran.

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  19. Sudan sells stake in Coral hotel to KuwaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The government of Kuwait has acquired full ownership of the Sudanese-Kuwaiti Hotels Company in a deal signed today but of which the terms were kept secret. A signing ceremony was held at the Ministry of Finance and National Economy in Khartoum which was attended by the Kuwaiti ambassador Mansour al-Hajri and Sudanese Undersecretary of Finance Abdelrahman Dirar.

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  20. The new war in Yemen has already shifted the tide in the Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Saudi Arabia began a military operation in Yemen on March 25 to counter Iranian-backed Houthi rebels, who have dissolved the Yemeni state and forced president Abd Rabbu Mansur Hadi to flee the country by boat. The operation is a Saudi attempt to reclaim a strategic frontier from its primary regional adversary, or to at least limit Iran's potentially reach into the Arabian peninsula.

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