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.

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.

January 9, 2011

South Sudan
07:30 GMT

Some 4 million Southern Sudanese voters began casting their ballots Sunday in a weeklong referendum on independence that is set to split Africa's biggest nation in two.

January 4, 2011

South Sudan
15:41 GMT

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir told southerners during a visit to Juba on Tuesday he would celebrate the result of Sunday's referendum on southern independence.

December 30, 2010

Salva Kiir Mayardit
12:43 GMT

Southern Sudan's president, Salva Kiir Mayardit on Thursday denied the existence of relations between the south and Israel.

December 14, 2010

Sudanese in Tel Aviv
07:09 GMT

Israel has deported tonight 150 Sudanese who entered the country illegally in search of work.

December 8, 2010

UN peace keepers secure the area as Qatari Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Ahmed bin Abdullah al-Mahmud arrives in Darfur.
10:09 GMT

The Darfur Conflict is an ongoing guerrilla conflict or civil war centered on the Darfur region of Sudan. It began in February 2003 when the Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (SLM/A) and Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) groups in Darfur took up arms, accusing the Sudanese government of oppressing or committing genocide against black Africans in favor of Arabs. With Qatari mediation on the horizon scuffles broke out.

October 28, 2010

Salva Kiir Mayardit
10:00 GMT

Salva Kiir Mayardit the President of Southern Sudan does not rule out the establishment of "good relations" with Israel.

October 20, 2010

16:53 GMT

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir promised on Wednesday that there will be no return to civil war with the south.

October 16, 2010

 Ban Ki-Moon
16:38 GMT

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called on world leaders Saturday to cooperate and address problems in Sudan and other vulnerable countries around the world.

October 10, 2010

Moamer Kadhafi
15:22 GMT

Libya's Moamer Kadhafi warned on Sunday that the partition of Sudan would be a "contagious disease" that could spread to other African states.