Sudan government arrests opposition leaders ahead of protest
CAIRO (AP) — A Sudanese opposition party says more than 10 opposition leaders have been arrested ahead of the latest day of protests urging President Omar al-Bashir to resign.
As US weighs lifting Sudan sanctions, South Sudan a concern
WADAKONA, South Sudan (AP) — As the United States considers lifting sanctions on Sudan, one of the most sensitive issues is on display in these tense borderlands: weapons. South Sudan's government accuses its neighbor of supplying arms to rebels fighting its bloody civil war.
Sudan government criticizes doctors’ strike
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Sudanese government is criticizing a work stoppage by doctors in hospitals of the capital, Khartoum, saying communists are working to undermine the country.
Independent daily Jareeda said Friday the strikes took place at several hospitals across Khartoum, in non-emergency cases.
Sudan says it has South Sudan’s former rebel leader who fled
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's former rebel leader and vice president who fled the country last week has re-emerged in neighboring Sudan, which announced Tuesday that he had needed "urgent medical attention." Riek Machar's whereabouts had been largely unknown for weeks, leaving an already fragile peace deal in limbo.