Sudan

September 5, 2000

03:00 GMT

Sudan has banned women from taking jobs as waitresses or gas station attendants, arguing that it is "un-Islamic."

September 1, 2000

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The Sudanese government has lifted on Thursday the censorship imposed on newspapers.

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Former Sudanese president Jaafer Numeiri said he was withdrawing his nomination form the presidential elections that will take place in coming October

August 30, 2000

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The governments of Ethiopia and Sudan have signed an agreement with the UN refugee agency for the repatriation of tens of thousands of Ethiopians curr

August 29, 2000

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Libya's minister for African Affairs Ali Triki, and Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa, are to meet with Sudanese officials in September to re-launc

August 28, 2000

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Sudan's state-owned National Petroleum Company (NPC) plans to lay pipelines to supply Eritrea and Ethiopia with petroleum derivatives from the Khartoum refinery, the state news agency SUNA reported Mo

August 27, 2000

03:00 GMT

Iran and Sudan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the end of the fifth meeting of the Iran-Sudan Joint Economic and Technical Cooperat

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Sudan has accused the United States of fanning the flames of the civil war in south Sudan by supporting and assisting the rebel Sudan People's Liberat

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Sudan became a net oil exporter of crude oil in August 1999 from the specially-built Beshair terminal near Port Sudan which is linked to oilfields in southern Sudan by a 1,610 km (1,000 mile) pipeline

August 24, 2000

03:00 GMT

The Sudanese government says it has driven the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) out of the Bonj area in the southeastern Blue Nile region.

August 19, 2000

03:00 GMT

The EU says it is concerned about the recent bombings of civilians in southern Sudan, but is pleased that humanitarian aid flights have resumed there.

August 16, 2000

03:00 GMT

Planes carrying UN-sponsored relief supplies to southern Sudan have resumed on Wednesday, ending a week-long suspension, after Khartoum made safety as

August 12, 2000

03:00 GMT

Sudanese President Omar Bashir promises to ensure the safety of UN humanitarian operations in his country.

August 11, 2000

03:00 GMT

Sudan urges United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan to intervene for the resumption of UN relief flights to southern Sudan.

August 10, 2000

03:00 GMT

The UNHCR says about 21,000 of the 90,000 Eritreans who fled into eastern Sudan to escape recent fighting with Ethiopia have been voluntarily repatria