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Isis has my kids: I won't stop till I get them home to the US – video

Four years ago, Bashir Shikder’s wife Rashida flew from Florida to Syria with the couple’s young children to join Isis, ignoring anguished Bashir’s repeated pleas for her to return home. Now, after hearing news of his wife’s death, and that his children – Yusuf now nine, and Zahra, five – are being held by jihadists in the last corner of the terror group’s lands, Bashir travels to Iraq in the hope of crossing the border into Syria and rescuing them. Continue reading...
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Pressure pays off for the people of Sudan

Sudan (MNN) -- Three months of nationwide protests – reportedly the longest in Sudan’s history – are producing results. Bloomberg News describes demonstrations as the “biggest challenge” to President Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year reign. On Friday , Bashir stepped down as leader of Sudan’s governing party. He still holds his post as Sudan’s president, but that could quickly change. What does all of this mean for Christians? Only time will tell. David Curry heads up the Christian persecution...
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Handing over power may be first steps to change in Sudan

Omar al-Bashir has declared a state of emergency and promoted an ally to placate protestersStreet protesters in Sudan pressing for a change of leader and regime achieved a remarkable turnaround last week – but not the sort they were hoping for.President Omar al-Bashir, who seized power in a coup 30 years ago and has clung on tenaciously since, unexpectedly stood down as head of the ruling National Congress party (NCP). But rather than open the door to reform, as protesters demanded, Bashir gave ...
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Sudanese opposition party leader calls on Bashir to step down

Sudan's main opposition party leader Sadiq al-Mahdi on Saturday called on President Omar al-Bashir to step down and sit with the opposition to agree on details of a transitional process to end the nation's crisis, a statement from his party said. "You can achieve a safe exit for the country which will be appreciated by the Sudanese people and history and will transform the deep polarization into national unity and international isolation into international cooperation," the statement said. The...
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Mohanad Hashim: State of emergency fails to end Sudan protests

The opposition rejects President Bashir's announcement and anti-government protests gain momentum.
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UN says emergency decree will impact peace in Sudan’s Darfur

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. assistant secretary-general for Africa says Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s declaration of a countrywide state of emergency and replacement of all governors will affect peace efforts in Darfur. Bintou Keita told the Security Council Monday that “some rebel groups have demonstrated a stiffening of their position” since al-Bashir’s announcement Friday […]
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Bashir's state of emergency fails to end Sudan protests

The opposition rejects President Bashir's announcement and anti-government protests gain momentum.
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Sudan protests intensify as Bashir swears in his emergency officials

Opposition groups say Bashir's decision was an attempt to silence popular demands he step down and called for protests to continue. Anti-government demonstrations began on Dec. 19, triggered by price increases and cash shortages, but quickly developed into protests against Bashir's rule. Security forces fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters in the capital Khartoum and across the River Nile in Omdurman, witnesses said, as Bashir swore in officials he appointed to replace those he sacked when...
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Bashir names new PM as protest leaders dismiss emergency

Bashir's three-decade rule has been rocked by two months of protests that a deadly crackdown has failed to suppress
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Sudan’s al-Bashir picks new premier amid shakeup, protests

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has announced a new prime minister, a day after declaring a yearlong state of emergency amid protests calling for his resignation. In a statement by his office Saturday, al-Bashir announced the appointment of Mohammed Tahir Ayala as prime minister, part of a major Cabinet reshuffle that disbanded the […]
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State of emergency declared in Sudan by under-fire president

Clashes between police and protesters break out as Omar al-Bashir announces measuresSudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir, has appointed a new prime minister, but left the country’s current defence, foreign and justice ministers in place following a declaration of a one-year state of emergency.Just hours after announcing that he would dissolve the country’s central and state governments, Bashir appointed new state governors who were all from the military, according to a presidency statement. Continu...
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Facing Protests, Sudan’s Leader Declares Yearlong State of Emergency

Omar Hassan al-Bashir, who has ruled Sudan with an iron fist since 1989, acknowledged the economic hardship that first triggered protests in December, but said the movement had been hijacked.
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Sudan's Bashir declares one-year state of emergency, dissolves government

In a televised speech, Bashir also said he would dissolve the central government as well as state governments. "Firm economic measures should be taken in a new government", Bashir said, adding that he will assign that task to a qualified team. The anti-government demonstrations began on Dec. 19, triggered by price increases and cash shortages, but quickly developed into protests against Bashir's rule.
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Bashir tells Sudan lawmakers to postpone amendment that would keep him power

In a televised speech, Bashir also declared a state of emergency for one year and said he would dissolve the central government and state governments. The anti-government demonstrations, which started on Dec. 19, were triggered by price increases and cash shortages but quickly developed into protests against Bashir's rule. Two weeks before protests broke out, a majority of lawmakers backed proposed amendments to the constitution allow Bashir to run for another term.
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Syrian refugee children in Lebanon face challenges receiving education

Lebanon (MNN) – The war in Syria has left a generation of kids struggling to obtain a proper education. In Lebanon, fewer than half of the Syrian refugee children are attending a formal school. However, ministries like Heart for Lebanon have stepped in to offer informal education. The problem? They cannot help everyone. Heart for Lebanon’s school in the Bekaa Valley currently serves about 100 students. Heart for Lebanon hopes to increase this number to 250 kids over the next two years. But ...
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Sudan protesters remain resilient, but Bashir unbowed

As the protest campaign against Bashir's regime enters its third month on Tuesday, demonstrators are pressing on with rallies
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Sudan lawmakers postpone amendment to keep Bashir in power

A parliamentary committee tasked with amending Sudan's constitution to allow President Omar al-Bashir to run for another term said on Saturday it would indefinitely postpone a meeting to draft these changes, state news agency SUNA said. The move comes amid almost daily street protests since mid-December, initially sparked by rising food prices and cash shortages, against Bashir's nearly 30-year rule. SUNA cited "special emergency commitments" as the cause for the delay without providing furthe...
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Relationships: an avenue for changed lives in Lebanon

Lebanon (MNN) – Heart for Lebanon is in the work of leading people from despair to hope through Christ’s love. One of the ways Heart for Lebanon does this is in the Bekaa Valley with its educational program for refugee children. However, this program is impacting more than just the students. “The impact is on their parents as well. Because at the school we are teaching [students] and we see that their mentality is changing. They came at the beginning with hatred in their hearts. They came w...
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This Week In Trailers: Life After Flash, It’s a Hard Truth Aint It, Chasing the Moon, Concrete Kids, Stay Free: The Story of The Clash

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we reconnect with the O.G. Flash Gordon, watch a trailer for a podcast, celebrate Apollo 11, remember what it was like to sneak out ...
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Unfettered spirit of Sudanese singer lives on in Bashir protests

Six years after his death, youth idol Mahmoud Abdelaziz remains an influential symbol of a very different SudanWhen Mahmoud Abdelaziz, one of Sudan’s most popular singers, died in Amman in January 2013, his fans mobbed the runway of Khartoum airport as his body was flown home, forcing the cancellation of flights.Others poured out on to the city’s streets, forming one of the biggest crowds witnessed in Sudan’s recent history. Continue reading...
Tags: Africa, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Global development, Sudan, Amman, Khartoum, Bashir, Mahmoud Abdelaziz

At fresh protests, Sudan police fire tear gas at demonstrators

Demonstrators frustrated with a worsening economic crisis have been on the streets near-daily since Dec. 19 calling for an end to the 30-year rule of President Omar al-Bashir. The protesters, who began demonstrating after weekly Muslim prayers, chanted: "Down, that's it", which has become the main rallying cry for Bashir's fall. Security forces have at times used live ammunition to disperse protesters.
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Looking for friends, Sudan's Bashir reopens Eritrea border

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, apparently searching for regional friends amid weeks of protests against his 30-year rule, announced on Thursday he was reopening the border with neighboring Eritrea, shut for a year. Sudanese security forces used tear gas to disperse protests in the capital Khartoum and elsewhere on Thursday. Dozens of people have been killed in more than six weeks of protests, which began as demonstrations against rising prices and have swelled into the most sustained street...
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Sudan's army says it will 'not allow state to fall' amid protests

The Sudanese army issued a statement on Wednesday saying it would not allow the state to collapse, following weeks of mass protests demanding an end to President Omar al-Bashir's 30-year rule. "The armed forces will not allow the Sudanese state to fall or to slide into the unknown," said General Kamal Abdul Maarouf, chief of staff of the armed forces, in a statement. Addressing soldiers this month, Bashir, a 75-year-old former paratrooper who seized power in a bloodless coup in 1989, said he w...
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Bashir's hometown split as anti-government protests hit Sudan

Shendi has not seen any of the mass protests against Bashir's rule that have rocked much of the rest of Sudan for the past six weeks. "Sudan has deteriorated during Bashir's rule, and there is a failure in managing the country economically and politically," the 43-year-old tells Reuters. "The protests will continue until the regime is gone." Not everyone out in Shendi shares Kheir's views.
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Bashir says Sudan protests attempt to copy Arab Spring

Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir says protesters are trying to replicate the so-called Arab Spring.
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Bashir accuses media of exaggerating Sudan protests

​Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Sunday accused the media of exaggerating the size of the problem he is facing at home
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Sudan's Bashir says protesters trying to copy Arab Spring

Protesters in Sudan are trying to imitate the Arab Spring uprisings that shook the region in 2011, President Omar al-Bashir said on Sunday during a visit to Egypt. Bashir is facing the most sustained challenge since he came to power in a coup in 1989. Bashir's trip to neighboring Egypt is his second foreign visit since unrest began on Dec. 19.
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Sudan’s embattled leader visits Egypt, meets counterpart

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s embattled President Omar al-Bashir has travelled to Cairo as popular demonstrations against his 29-year rule continue to shake the country. Arriving Sunday for a short visit, al-Bashir met with President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to discuss deepening relations and improving economic ties. A statement released by Egypt’s presidency did not mention the monthlong […]
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