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Sudan protesters, police clash as anti-Bashir unrest widens

Protests also broke out in five other cities in some of the most widespread disturbances since unrest began on Dec. 19. The Sudan Doctors' Committee, a group linked to the opposition, said a doctor and a child were killed by gunshot wounds to the head during the violence. The protests were triggered by price rises and cash shortages, but have quickly developed into demonstrations against Bashir.
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'Change in people's hearts': Sudan at a crossroads as Bashir protests rumble on

With the country in crisis and public discontent mounting, the endgame may finally be nearing for Omar al-BashirSurrounded by brown hills close to the Ethiopian border, the town of El-Gadarif is an unremarkable place. A centre for the trade in sorghum and sesame, it is dominated by its huge Russian-built grain silos.Four weeks ago, however, the eastern Sudanese town was thrust into the spotlight when it became a centre for protests against the regime of President Omar al-Bashir.
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'Change in people's hearts': anti-Bashir protests put Sudan at a crossroads

With the country in crisis and public discontent mounting, is the endgame nearing for Omar al-Bashir?Surrounded by brown hills close to the Ethiopian border, the town of El-Gadarif is an unremarkable place. A centre for the trade in sorghum and sesame, it is dominated by its huge Russian-built grain silos.Four weeks ago, however, the eastern Sudanese town was thrust into the spotlight when it became a centre for protests against the regime of President Omar al-Bashir.
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Sudan protests rumble on as Bashir remains defiant

Sudanese authorities led by the feared National Intelligence and Security Service have cracked down on protesters, drawing international criticism
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Sudan protests approach one-month mark

Sudan (MNN) -- Hundreds of protestors in six major cities across Sudan took to the streets this weekend, reports Middle East Monitor . More demonstrations are planned for today and Thursday. People are tired of living in “starvation mode” and they’re calling for a change of leadership. What began mid-December in reaction to an outrageous price spike has become the rallying cry of an oppressed Sudanese society. Some analysts say these ongoing protests could be the biggest challenge Presiden...
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Hundreds join demonstration in poor district of Sudan's capital

Hundreds of protesters turned out to demonstrate against President Omar al-Bashir's rule in a densely populated neighborhood of the Sudanese capital Khartoum late on Tuesday before being dispersed by security forces, witnesses said. The protesters in the working class area of Kalakla in south Khartoum chanted slogans including "Freedom, peace, justice and revolution are the people's choice", before security forces fired tear gas and chased demonstrators down sidestreets. Near daily demonstrati...
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Sudan's Bashir says protests will not lead to change in government

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir reiterated on Monday that he would not step down after weeks of violent protests and calls for him to quit over a worsening economic crisis. Protests have rippled across Sudan since Dec. 19 in the most sustained challenge yet to Bashir's close to 30-year rule. Security forces have used live ammunition to disperse demonstrations.
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Sudan police fire tear gas as protesters press on with demos

The protests have swiftly escalated into nationwide rallies widely seen as the biggest threat to Bashir's rule in his three decades in powe
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Sudan worshippers turn on imam over protests against President Bashir

"Lead us from this mosque!" one man tells the imam as protests against President al-Bashir grow.
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Security forces fire tear gas as more protests hit Sudanese cities

Security forces fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators who marched after noon prayers in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Friday to demand that President Omar al-Bashir step down from 30 years in power. Anti-government protests first flared last month and have posed the most serious challenge yet to Bashir, a former army general who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes in the Darfur region. In previous weeks, demonstrations have begun only after sundown and th...
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Letter from Africa: Why people keep cash under the mattress in Sudan

The wave of protests threatening President Bashir's 30-year rule have been caused by an economic decline.
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Sudanese flood Khartoum streets, demanding president go

CAIRO (AP) — Thousands have taken to the streets in the Sudanese capital to call for President Omar al-Bashir to step down. It’s the latest in nearly three weeks of demonstrations against the rule of the longtime autocrat. Protesters gathered at five points in Khartoum before they began to march on al-Bashir’s Nile-side palace in […]
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Protesters call on Sudan's President Bashir to step down

Hundreds have gathered after Friday prayers to demand an end to the rule of President Omar al-Bashir.
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Sudan unrest disrupts Bashir's push for vital financial support

Two days later, demonstrators angered by bread price rises torched the ruling party headquarters in the city of Atbara, setting off two weeks of protests that quickly spread across the country, with crowds calling on Bashir to step down. The protests are the most sustained challenge to Bashir since he took power in an Islamist-backed coup nearly 30 years ago, more widespread and longer-lasting than bouts of unrest in September 2013 and January 2018. "What we are witnessing today is the second ...
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Sudan under al-Bashir: Long history of turmoil, conflicts

CAIRO (AP) — Street protests against Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir show no sign of abating. A growing number of his former allies are clamoring for his departure. None of his friends in the region are stepping up to help. One of the Mideast’s longest autocrats may be on the way out. But if al-Bashir, who […]
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Are Sudan's protests against Bashir regime doomed to fail?

Though a diplomatic pariah, Omar al-Bashir's Western back channel support means he holds the cards in a standoff unlikely to deliver major change
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Janjaweed, ghost squads and a divided nation: How Sudan's Bashir stays in power

A speech Omar al-Bashir made to police on Sunday was taken by protesters as a sign that the Sudanese President had declared open season on them. But his tactics and the language are not new.
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Sudan unions call for 2nd march on Bashir’s palace

CAIRO (AP) — An umbrella of independent professional unions is calling on people to march on the presidential palace in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, to demand that autocratic President Omar Bashir step down. It’s the second time that the umbrella, which enjoys the support of opposition parties, has called for the march. On Christmas Day, thousands […]
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On the Front Line of the Saudi War in Yemen? Child Soldiers from Darfur

Led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Saudis have used their oil wealth to outsource the war, primarily by hiring desperate survivors of Sudan’s conflict.
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Thousands demonstrate in Sudan against Bashir’s rule

CAIRO (AP) — Activists say thousands are demonstrating in a string of neighborhoods of the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, calling for President Omar Bashir to step down. They say hundreds also took to the streets Friday in the railway city of Atbara north of Khartoum and Senar in central Sudan. In Atbara, the protesters chanted […]
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Sudan’s protests point to weaknesses in Bashir’s rule

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s Omar Bashir fended off a march by opponents on his presidential palace in the capital, Khartoum, unleashing his security forces in hopes of putting an end to an Arab Spring-style uprising. But nearly a week of protests has pointed to the weaknesses threatening his 29-year hold on power. Despite the heavy […]
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Sudanese Police Try to Break Up Swelling Protests Against Bashir

The police used tear gas and fired in the air to try to disperse thousands of protesters calling on Omar Hassan al-Bashir, Sudan’s president of 29 years, to step down.
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Sudan police use teargas to disperse anti-Bashir protesters

Footage shows crowds attempting to march on presidential palace, demanding that president quitPolice used teargas and fired in the to disperse thousands of protesters attempting to march on the presidential palace to demand that Omar Bashir, Sudan‘s president of 29 years, step down, according to activists and video clips posted online.The clips purported to show crowds of several hundred each gathering on side roads and headed toward the palace on the bank of the Blue Nile in the heart of Kharto...
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Sudan clashes between security forces and anti-Bashir protesters prompt concern

US, UK, Norway and Canada urge Sudan to avoid using live rounds on demonstratorsThe US, Britain, Norway and Canada say they are concerned by “credible reports” that Sudan’s security forces have used live ammunition against demonstrators demanding that President Omar al-Bashir step down.In a joint statement issued late on Monday in the capital, Khartoum, the four nations urged all parties to avoid violence or the destruction of property while affirming the right of the Sudanese people to peaceful...
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Sudan soccer fans clash with police, call on Bashir to leave

CAIRO (AP) — Fans at a soccer match in Sudan’s capital chanted slogans demanding President Omar Bashir step down and later clashed with police in the Khartoum suburb of Omdurman. Video clips posted online show the fans in the stadium chanting “the people want to bring down the regime,” one of the main slogans of […]
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Doctors to strike in Sudan as protests continue

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese doctors say they will go on an indefinite strike to press demands for President Omar Bashir to step down. An independent coalition of professionals said the strike, which will begin Monday, will be the first in a series of protests calling for an end to Bashir’s nearly 30-year rule. There have […]
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Sudan's Bashir visits Damascus, meets Assad: Syrian presidency

Sudan's President Omar al-Bachir visited Damascus on Sunday, the Syrian presidency said, in his first such visit to the war-torn country since the start of the conflict. "President Omar Hassan al-Bashir... arrived this afternoon on a visit to the Syrian Arab Republic," the presidency said. President Bashar al-Assad went to meet his Sudanese counterpart at the Damascus airport on Saturday afternoon, the presidency said.
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After 20-year wait, refugee sees ‘bright future’ in UK

DHEKELIA, Cyprus (AP) — After two decades of living in a legal limbo on a British military base in Cyprus, Tag Bashir says he sees a “bright future” for his wife and three children after the U.K. government granted him and 30 fellow refugees permanent residency. The 46 year-old Sudanese construction worker told The Associated […]
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Afghan official: Taliban attacks kill 10 troops, 7 policemen

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say Taliban attacks have killed at least 10 soldiers and seven policemen. In northern Takhar province, provincial police chief Abdul Rashid Bashir says the Taliban targeted an army outpost in Khwaja Ghar district early on Friday, triggering an hours-long gunbattle before they were repulsed. Bashir says at least 10 […]
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