Sudan

October 20, 2014

 Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) shaking hands with his Sudanese counterpart Omar al-Bashir after a press conference in Cairo on October 19, 2014 (Egyptian Presidency/ AFP).
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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said Sunday his country will work with Sudan to support Libya’s military against Islamic militants.

October 11, 2014

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September 29, 2014

Traders in the black market told Sudan Tribune they expect the dollar price to decrease to 8 SDG.
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Sayed Ali Zaki, an economist, for his part said the decrease in exchange rate is due to NISS's campaign against black market traders, as well as reduced Forex demand.

September 7, 2014

Libyan fighter jet. [AFP]
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Libya says a Sudanese military transport plane bound for a Tripoli airport under control of an armed group had entered its airspace, a government statement said on Saturday.

August 26, 2014

Saudi Arabia is a strategic partner with the Sudan in investments
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Saudi investments in the Sudan are expected to cross $13 billion (SR48.75 billion) in the next few months, particularly following a decision on canceling entry visas for Saudi investors.

June 29, 2014

Thousands of immigrants from Sudan and Eritrea live in Israel. (AFP/File)
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African immigrants are camped out near the Egyptian border to protest Israel's policies on refugee detention.

June 17, 2014

Hollywood actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie tried to get into Sudan to speak about religious freedom recently.
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Always aiming to use her fame for good, Hollywood actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie was banned from entering the Muslim country of Sudan by visa authorities of the country recently.

May 1, 2014

“However, there has been no statement issued by the Saudi or Sudanese government confirming that Saudi banks have decided to take this step, which may have a negative impact on the economy of Sudan.”
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Several Saudi and international banks have banned all transactions including remittances to Sudanese banks.

March 30, 2014

Asylum seekers from Sudan and Eritrea say they are treated more like criminals than refugees. (AFP/File)
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Refugees mainly from Sudan and Eritrea are taking to the streets to protest Israel's controversial refugee policies. Asylum seekers are often detained for prolonged periods of time by the Israeli government or deported back to their countries.

March 25, 2014

China's exports and imports to and from Sudan, which totaled $11.5 billion in 2011, amounted to just $3.3 billion in the January-November period of 2012
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The Sudanese ministry of finance of Sudan signed a number of agreements China in the fields of launching new oil exploration efforts, development projects in addition to the approval of additional loans.

March 19, 2014

The Egyptian businessmen desire to invest more in Sudan and cooperate in the agriculture sector
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The volume of Egyptian investments in Sudan reached $7.8 billion spread among 230 ventures.

February 26, 2014

Sudan is also subject to comprehensive economic sanctions since 1997 over terrorism charges as well as human right abuses.
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Sudan's ministry of foreign affairs has disclosed that Sudanese financial assets amounting to $48.2 million are frozen in the United States under decade-long sanctions imposed by Washington on Khartoum.

February 12, 2014

Page by david blair - Eritrean refugees look through barbed wire at Sudan's Shagarab refugee camp in Kassala last year (ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/File)
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Human Rights Watch have accused Sudan and Egypt of torturing and abusing refugees who have been trafficked from Eritrea.

January 21, 2014

"Faisal Goes West" is a film premiering at the festival this week. (Image: Facebook)
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Starting today in Khartoum, the first edition of the Sudan Independent Film Festival is kicking off with a performance by Egyptian singer Dina El Wadidi and Said Fouad as guest of honor.

January 5, 2014

Saudi Arabia's Iktifaa will grow wheat, corn and oilseeds in Sudan (Courtesy of BBC)
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Saudi Arabia's agricultural company Iktifaa is investing in Sudan's agriculture industry to produce grain and cattle feed.