Sudan

July 22, 2012

Loans in Sudan
12:30 GMT

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

Sudanese pound loses ground against the US dollar
17:25 GMT

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’s foreign minister Ali Ahmed Karti
14:26 GMT

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

Bread shortages hit Sudan as president annuls decision to lift wheat subsidies
12:06 GMT

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

Egypt: Flying high, the 'Arab Spring Professionals'. With a revolutionary leader democratically elected and their dictator at death's door, the Egyptians look like they've won the Arab Spring lottery. No thanks to a last minute military coup attempt by SCAF.
19:47 GMT

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

Sudan
21:02 GMT

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

Protest
18:48 GMT

Several hundreds of people took part in anti-government demonstrations in Khartoum Saturday

April 25, 2012

Arabs Got Talent has returned to our screens for the second season
18:16 GMT

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

Bashir
07:17 GMT

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

Bashir
06:38 GMT

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir declared Wednesday a war on South Sudan

April 16, 2012

Sudan
13:41 GMT

The Sudanese parliament on Monday passed a unanimous resolution declaring the government of Southern Sudan an "enemy."

March 19, 2012

The pipeline would extend from oilfields to the capital Juba where the crude would be transferred to trucks and taken on to Kenya and Djibouti
13:37 GMT

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.

January 24, 2012

South Sudan
09:27 GMT

The world’s newest country is suing its former other half because of what South Sudan describes as “stealing” oil.

December 31, 2011

The Syrian crisis has been escalating, and the last Friday of 2011 saw a climactic spate of protestor killings, using nail bombs. The opposition is defiant, and as the death toll rises so does the volume of protests - fortified in the knowledge that the Arab League (following sanctions) are in town on their mission to halt the regime crackdown.
16:41 GMT

As the year comes to close, many are relieved that a year of stormy clouds and unabated anger is behind us. Things can only get better or is there still worse to come? In 2011, it turned out that we could not forecast the range of violent weather, nor could we predict the rage of people. From the Gulf to the Caucuses, and from the USA to Japan the world felt pain in 2011.

December 25, 2011

Khalil Ibrahim
15:54 GMT

Sudan's army killed a top rebel leader from the Darfur region on Sunday, state media reported.