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  1. South Sudan lawmakers vote to extend president's tenureRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Jurist

    [JURIST] South Sudan's National Legislative Assembly [official website] voted Tuesday to extend the term of President Salva Kiir [official website; JURIST news archive ] by three years. This move follows [Reuters report] the cancellation of elections ...

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  2. War in Yemen could threaten one of the world's most important oil chokepointsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... oil flows could no longer take the most direct route to Asian markets via the Suez Canal and Bab el-Mandeb." Sudan and South Sudan would also have their only oil terminal cut off from Asia-bound trade, as the countries' shared pipeline terminates in ...

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  3. Iran warns of bloodshed as Saudi-led forces bomb YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    ... Arab Emirates is participating with 30 jets, Bahrain with 15, Qatar with 10, Morocco and Jordan both with six, while Sudan offered three planes, officials said. An Egyptian official told the AFP news agency that Egypt would also take part. Saudi ...

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  4. Al Bustan Centre and Residences houses athletes of the 6th Fazza IPC World Cup Dubai 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Al Bustan Centre & Residence, the popular hotel-apartment among tourists and businessmen in the heart of Dubai, became the home for the world's elite athletes of the recently concluded 6th Fazza IPC Powerlifting World Cup Dubai 2015. The tournament held at the Dubai Club from 12th - 19th March saw the participation of 133 athletes from 24 countries such as Azerbaijan, Jordan, Algeria, Iraq, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Ireland, Thailand, Egypt, Slovakia, Syria, France, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Nigeria, Netherlands, India, Mongolia, Poland, Ukraine, Turkmenistan, Hungary, Ivory Coast and the host country, UAE.

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  5. South Sudan: Lawmakers Extend Kiir's Tenure to 'Pursue the Peace Process'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Legislators in South Sudan on Tuesday voted to extend the tenure of President Salva Kiir by three years. The government said that this was necessary for the stability of the country.

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  6. Majid Al Futtaim UAE's malls record high score in customer satisfactionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AME Info

    Employees of Customer Service Desks at the Northern Emirates malls of Majid Al Futtaim-the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa-achieved the high score of 85 per cent in customer satisfaction when investigated by the third party company i learn, and additional internal evaluations. City Centres Ajman, Fujairah and Sharjah reached a particularly high score, when an exercise was conducted in late 2014 by representatives of i learn, a third party research mystery shopping company.

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  7. W. Bahr el Ghazal legislative assembly reopens after nine-month recessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Western Bahr el Ghazal state's legislative assembly reopened on Wednesday following a nine-month recess, with governor Rizik Zackaria Hassan urging MPs to cooperate with government efforts to meet the needs of its citizens. Addressing the assembly, Hassan said South Sudan continued to face a serious crisis as a result of the current conflict which erupted in mid-December 2013, adding that the collapse of peace talks, which are being mediated by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development in Addis Ababa, was a blow for the South Sudanese people.

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  8. Former NBeG deputy speaker warns against parliamentary dissolutionRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The former deputy speaker of South Sudan's Northern Bahr el Ghazal state legislative assembly warned on Tuesday that any move to open the legislature without the approval of the governor could lead to the assembly's dissolution. "The 2010 business of conduct regulations, chapter 11 section 5 states that the speaker shall regulate the session and the opening of the parliament in consultation with the governor.

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  9. Top South Sudan youth leader defects to rebelsRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    A top South Sudanese youth leader has declared his defection to the rebel faction of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement led by former vice-president Riek Machar, saying only the rebel leadership had a true vision for the country. The chairperson of the Political Parties Youth Forum, Agel Ring Machar, declared his defection to Machar's faction on Tuesday and issued a press statement to this effect a copy of which Sudan Tribune obtained.

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  10. Sudan participating in regional military campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen: reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudan has expressed readiness to contribute ground troops for the military offensive which started on Thursday against Houthi rebel positions in Yemen, according to media reports. Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir and Saudi Arabia King Salman Bin Abdel Aziz meeting in Riyadh March 25, 2015 Saudi Arabia's state news agency said that Sudan, Jordan, Morocco, Egypt and Pakistan are prepared to participate in a potential ground offensive in Yemen.

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  11. South Sudan rebels say government forces are continuing with offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... territorial expansion". Captain Paul Malith Koang, opposition spokesperson in Western bank of Upper Nile state, told Sudan Tribune by phone that forces loyal to president Salva Kiir had launched multiple attacks with with the aim of capturing more ...

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  12. South Sudan president says army will pursue rebels this timeRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... I will strike them and pursue them into their areas. And we will not stop. If sanctions will be imposed on South Sudan simply because we are fighting for our self-defense, we will do it", Kiir told the youth on Wednesday. He reiterated peace talks ...

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  13. Khartoum says participation in pre-dialogue meeting contingent upon inviting 7+7Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... not participate in the preparatory meeting, voicing their opposition to any external involvement in the resolution of Sudan's internal crises. Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will ...

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  14. Sudan officially confirms its participation in the anti-Houthi campaignRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

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  15. US envoy urges talks after S Sudan leader's term extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    The U.S. envoy to South Sudan on Wednesday urged the country's warring factions to resume peace talks the day after lawmakers voted to extend President Salva Kiir's term by three years. The way to peace "is through negotiations" between the warring factions, Donald Booth told a news conference in the South Sudanese capital, Juba.

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  16. South Sudan lawmakers extend president's term by three yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The China Post

    Lawmakers in South Sudan on Tuesday voted to extend the tenure of President Salva Kiir by three years, a move the government had said was necessary for stability amid an ongoing rebellion led by a former deputy president. The measure, passed by more than two-thirds of the legislators on Tuesday, also extends the tenure of the legislature, lawmaker Thomas Kundu, who heads parliament's information committee, told The Associated Press.

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  17. South Sudan Opposition Says Extending President's Term IllegalRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Voice of America

    ... political detainee Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth, who is now "It is a violation of the constitution of the Republic of South Sudan and we are calling on the people of South Sudan to reject it and call the government to focus on negotiating in good faith and ...

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  18. US Urges Resumption of Peace Talks in S. SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Voice of America

    The United States envoy to South Sudan urged the warring factions to resume peace talks, a day after the United Nations warned of imposing sanctions against anyone who threatens the "peace, security or stability of South Sudan.' ' The way to peace "is through negotiations'' between the warring factions, Ambassador Donald Booth told a news conference Wednesday in the South Sudanese capital, Juba.

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  19. South Sudan rejects credibility of leaked African Union reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan on Wednesday said it would not make official comment on the leaked report of the African Union commission of inquiry because the former had already disowned the published document, further questioning credibility of the leaked report and the intention for releasing it. "We cannot make comment as the government because African Union itself has denied it was not their work.

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  20. Death toll of South Darfur tribal clashes rises to 100 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... 25 others wounded in the clashes which broke out as a result of mutual accusations of cows theft. Eyewitnesses told Sudan Tribune that dozens of the wounded from the Falata were taken to Tulus hospital while six others in serious condition have been ...

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