Sudan

August 26, 2014

Saudi Arabia is a strategic partner with the Sudan in investments
06:56 GMT

Saudi investments in the Sudan are expected to cross $13 billion (SR48.75 billion) in the next few months, particularly following a decision on canceling entry visas for Saudi investors.

June 29, 2014

Thousands of immigrants from Sudan and Eritrea live in Israel. (AFP/File)
11:52 GMT

African immigrants are camped out near the Egyptian border to protest Israel's policies on refugee detention.

June 17, 2014

Hollywood actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie tried to get into Sudan to speak about religious freedom recently.
16:04 GMT

Always aiming to use her fame for good, Hollywood actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie was banned from entering the Muslim country of Sudan by visa authorities of the country recently.

May 1, 2014

“However, there has been no statement issued by the Saudi or Sudanese government confirming that Saudi banks have decided to take this step, which may have a negative impact on the economy of Sudan.”
04:38 GMT

Several Saudi and international banks have banned all transactions including remittances to Sudanese banks.

March 30, 2014

Asylum seekers from Sudan and Eritrea say they are treated more like criminals than refugees. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT

Refugees mainly from Sudan and Eritrea are taking to the streets to protest Israel's controversial refugee policies. Asylum seekers are often detained for prolonged periods of time by the Israeli government or deported back to their countries.

March 25, 2014

China's exports and imports to and from Sudan, which totaled $11.5 billion in 2011, amounted to just $3.3 billion in the January-November period of 2012
09:55 GMT

The Sudanese ministry of finance of Sudan signed a number of agreements China in the fields of launching new oil exploration efforts, development projects in addition to the approval of additional loans.

March 19, 2014

The Egyptian businessmen desire to invest more in Sudan and cooperate in the agriculture sector
09:55 GMT

The volume of Egyptian investments in Sudan reached $7.8 billion spread among 230 ventures.

February 26, 2014

Sudan is also subject to comprehensive economic sanctions since 1997 over terrorism charges as well as human right abuses.
03:55 GMT

Sudan's ministry of foreign affairs has disclosed that Sudanese financial assets amounting to $48.2 million are frozen in the United States under decade-long sanctions imposed by Washington on Khartoum.

February 12, 2014

Page by david blair - Eritrean refugees look through barbed wire at Sudan's Shagarab refugee camp in Kassala last year (ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/File)
18:53 GMT

Human Rights Watch have accused Sudan and Egypt of torturing and abusing refugees who have been trafficked from Eritrea.

January 21, 2014

"Faisal Goes West" is a film premiering at the festival this week. (Image: Facebook)
08:46 GMT

Starting today in Khartoum, the first edition of the Sudan Independent Film Festival is kicking off with a performance by Egyptian singer Dina El Wadidi and Said Fouad as guest of honor.

January 5, 2014

Saudi Arabia's Iktifaa will grow wheat, corn and oilseeds in Sudan (Courtesy of BBC)
11:33 GMT

Saudi Arabia's agricultural company Iktifaa is investing in Sudan's agriculture industry to produce grain and cattle feed.

November 11, 2013

Lufthansa will end all of its flights to Sudan by January 19, 2014 (Courtesy of the Telegraph)
08:06 GMT

German airline Lufthansa announced this week that it will end all direct flights to Sudan in January for economic reasons.

November 3, 2013

The official poster for "Mashrouy." (Image: Facebook)
09:15 GMT

Sudan is moving ahead in both business and entertainment, as they get ready to air their own version of "The Apprentice" this year.

September 22, 2013

The Sudanese justice minister, Mohamed Bishara Dousa, said that the United States economic sanctions imposed on Sudan have seriously affected lives of the Sudanese people.
14:19 GMT

Sudan has been under the US blacklist of states sponsoring terrorism since 1993 on allegations of harbouring Islamist militants despite reports of Sudan being a cooperative intelligence partner of Washington in the "war on terror".

September 17, 2013

Uganda, South Sudan and Kenya "possibly" within this year will create a joint company to construct and maintain the oil pipeline
12:10 GMT

A Japanese firm is set to lay down 2,000 kilometres of pipeline for oil exports from South Sudan and Uganda via Kenya.