Sudan

July 9, 2011

South Sudan
10:55 GMT

Southern Sudan has started celebrating its independence from the north early Saturday morning.

June 30, 2011

Women and children in South Sudan wait to receive medical consultation (Credit: Gloria Chan)
08:36 GMT

The soon to be independent oil rich state of South Sudan will mobilize 500 billion dollars worth of investment for infrastructure development in the next five years.

June 28, 2011

Bashir
11:03 GMT

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Tuesday morning arrived in the Chinese capital Beijing for a summit between him and President Hu Jintao.

June 23, 2011

Fewer than 400 girls in South Sudan make it to the last grade of secondary school, while just 8% of women are literate
08:05 GMT

The government of the oil-producing region of South Sudan on Wednesday called on the international community to provide more financial support to education there as it approaches statehood on July 9.

June 16, 2011

Refugee women in front of a hospital in Darfur
13:54 GMT

Current violent clashes along the dotted division of Sudan could escalate into a prolonged civil war, the future of oil taking a front seat in this transition.

April 24, 2011

Jerusalem: Roman Catholic clergymen hold crosses as they circle around the Stone of Anointing during the Holy Thursday ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's old city.
14:59 GMT

In the Arab World, the most solemn week in the Christian calendar was matched by the sobriety of celebrations snatched during political upheaval and bloodshed. In some regions that particularly peaked in unrest during this holy week, celebrations have had to be ‘foresaken’ somewhat for current needs on the ground during this emergency period.

April 7, 2011

Sudan
07:43 GMT

Ismail al-Askar, a deputy in the Palestinian Legislative Council from Hamas has dismissed news reports about the injury and the targeting of his nephew.

April 6, 2011

Attacked car (SMC)
06:24 GMT

Sudanese authorities said they began investigating the targeted bombing of a car late Tuesday night in the coastal city of Port Sudan on the Red Sea.

April 4, 2011

Sudan protest
18:59 GMT

Sudanese policemen backed by pro-government students clashed with hundreds of youth activists in Khartoum on Monday.

February 21, 2011

Omar al-Bashir
09:38 GMT

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir will not stand for re-election, an official of his National Congress Party said on Monday

February 7, 2011

Omar al-Bashir
15:24 GMT

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir issued a decree Monday following the official result of the referendum conducted in South Sudan.

January 31, 2011

Southern Sudan
21:36 GMT

Sudan's Vice-President Ali Osman Taha stated on Monday that Khartoum accepted the landslide vote for southern independence.

January 16, 2011

Southern Sudan
16:08 GMT

The first results from a weeklong independence referendum in southern Sudan indicated an overwhelming vote for secession.

Sugar
07:24 GMT

Egypt and Sudan agreed to build a new plant for sugar on the White Nile.

January 11, 2011

Men walk down a road in an area for displaced Sudanese in the southern Sudanese city of Juba, Sudan.
13:25 GMT

A referendum is taking place in Southern Sudan from 9 January until 15 January 2011 on whether the region should remain a part of Sudan or be independent. The referendum is one of the consequences of the 2005 Naivasha Agreement between the Khartoum central government and the Sudan People's Liberation Army/Movement. A look at the vote-casting.