Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir closes 13 diplomatic missions to cut government spending, revive ailing economy

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir attends the opening of the Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government during the 30th annual African Union summit in Addis Ababa on January 28, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has ordered the closure of 13 overseas diplomatic missions as part of measures to reduce […]

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Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir sacks foreign minister – state news agency

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir delivers a speech to the members of the parliamentary body of the ruling National Congress Party on April 2, 2018 in the capital Khartoum. (AFP) Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has issued a presidential decree relieving Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour of his position, state news agency SUNA reported on Thursday. The news agency did not provide any further details or say who would be appointed […]

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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir freezes talks with US amid embargo row

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (Photo by AFP) Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Wednesday suspended negotiations with Washington aimed at ending sanctions against Khartoum, after the United States extended its embargo for another three months, state media said. US President Donald Trump prolonged a review period overnight to October 12 before his administration decides whether or […]

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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir declines Saudi invitation to participate in summit with US President Donald Trump

This April 9, 2017 photo shows Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir watching a joint Sudan and Saudi Arabia air force drill at the Marwa air base, some 350 kilometers north of Khartoum. (By AFP) Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, subject to an international arrest warrant for suspected genocide, has declined an invitation by Saudi Arabia to participate […]

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