July 30, 2012
South Sudan and Israel signed, in the latter’s capital Tel Aviv this week, their first economic cooperation agreement which focuses on development of technology and water infrastructure.
July 29, 2012
After the weekend of the Opening Ceremony and flag parades starring Arab entries to the London Games, we look at Arab achievements in Olympic-terms to date. We take stock of medals gained, and success delivered by Arab athletics and tot up the Arab world's collective and individual medal count historically.
July 24, 2012
Sudanese negotiators on Monday dismissed as “nothing new” what their South Sudanese counterparts have termed as the “last offer” to resolve the two countries’ disputes over oil transit fees.
July 22, 2012
The Sudanese council of ministers chaired by president Omer Hassan al-Bashir on Thursday approved recommendations put forward by the forum on financing state projects which included discussions on the controversial measure of accepting external loans with interest terms.
July 17, 2012
The Sudanese pound has continued to decline against the US Dollar as the inflation rate reached over 37% last June, indicating the severe economic situation of the country.
Sudan foreign minister denied that Sudan and South Sudan have reached an agreement over pipeline transit fees during the one-to-one meeting between presidents Omer Al-Bashir and Salva Kiir on Saturday.
July 10, 2012
Various parts of Sudan’s capital Khartoum and other regional towns are beginning to witness shortages of bread coupled with exorbitant price increases, in the latest manifestation of a growing economic crisis.
July 8, 2012
In this Arab Spring Redux - we attempt to give a run-down of the Arab Spring at its various respective stages by individual country. Featured are the Arab Revolution pros and pop-idols who have got it down to a protest, spring and vote! This school report takes a look at each country's progress and stage of the Arab Spring 18 months later. Top of the Pops: the Arab Spring charts. The top ten!
June 25, 2012
Sudanese Minister of Finance said Monday that the government would not reconsider its decision to phase out fuel subsidies. This decision triggered a wave of protests in Sudan which is already hit by high inflation.
June 23, 2012
Several hundreds of people took part in anti-government demonstrations in Khartoum Saturday
April 25, 2012
From Jordan, through Morocco, Sudan and Saudi Arabia, here are some of the highlights of last week's 3rd episode of Arabs Got Talent. From the judges side though, while mildly entertaining, it's more a case of "Still haven't found what I'm looking for."
April 24, 2012
Remaining deaf to UN and US calls to open dialogue, the Sudanese president has hardened his stance against its southern neighbor. "With [them], we deal with guns and bullets," he said Monday.
April 19, 2012
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir declared Wednesday a war on South Sudan
April 16, 2012
The Sudanese parliament on Monday passed a unanimous resolution declaring the government of Southern Sudan an "enemy."
March 19, 2012
South Sudan, locked in a row over oil transit fees with neighbour Sudan, said it plans to build a temporary underwater oil pipeline along the Nile to deliver crude for export.