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Noura's case has become widely known in Sudan and Middle East.
May 21, 2018 - 10:47 GMT
Noura’s husband raped her for the first time with the help of his two brothers and male cousin. The next morning, he tried to rape her again, however, she managed to escape into the kitchen, grab a knife and stab him to death. As Noura went to her family to explain what happened, her father turned her in to the police and her family disowned her, according to Amnesty International.
Erik Prince (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
May 08, 2018 - 08:37 GMT
Meet the Mercenary Prince
Riyadh would sign economic and defence agreements with Sudan soon. (Shutterstock)
May 07, 2018 - 11:00 GMT
The Saudi Ambassador to Khartoum Ali Hassan Ja’afar Sunday said his country would sign a number of defence and economic cooperation agreements with Sudan pledging more investments to raise trade exchange between the two countries.
The IMF, NATO and the U.N.—fading into the desert (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
April 26, 2018 - 12:00 GMT
We examine how the IMF, NATO and UN are failing to serve as functioning models of globalization and multilateralism.
South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar (AFP/File Photo)
April 20, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
Fresh clashes erupted Thursday between South Sudanese army troops and rebels loyal to former Vice-President Riek Machar in country's north, said an army spokesman.
Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour in flux, says the case of the unpaid diplomats is very serious (AFP/File Photo)
April 20, 2018 - 02:00 GMT
A cash shortfall has seen several Sudanese foreign diplomats go unpaid for months and they have been seeking to return home as a result, Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said Wednesday.
Khartoum capital city of Sudan (AFP/File Photo)
April 19, 2018 - 16:15 GMT
Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said on Wednesday that his country had lodged a complaint to the United Nations, accusing Egypt of holding presidential elections that took place in March in a disputed region between the two countries.
Scene from the Qatari army in military exercises (AFP/File Photo)
April 19, 2018 - 07:44 GMT
Qatar took part in the month-long “Gulf Shield 1” military exercises, which wrapped up earlier this week in Saudi Arabia, the Qatari Defense Ministry announced Wednesday.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir may now have an even tougher battle with new  rebel leader General Paul Malong Awan (AFP/File Photo)
April 10, 2018 - 16:00 GMT
South Sudan's former army chief General Paul Malong Awan has launched a new rebel movement, he announced Monday.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry intends to debate GERD issue in the coming meeting with Sudanese and Ethiopian officials in Khartoum. (AFP/ File Photo)
April 06, 2018 - 02:00 GMT
Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry headed to Khartoum on Wednesday to attend the ninth meeting held to continue discussions over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) with Ethiopian and Sudanese officials.
(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
March 29, 2018 - 15:08 GMT
Walking barefoot across the Sinai to escape genocide and then deported from Israel, Amani from Darfur tells his story.
Russia and Sudan have signed an agreement to build a nuclear plant in Sudan in 2019. (File photo)
March 20, 2018 - 13:50 GMT
Russia and Sudan have signed an agreement to build a nuclear plant in Sudan in 2019.
The largest contribution to the overall price rise came from the food and beverage group which has risen by over 52.8 percent. (AFP/ File)
March 18, 2018 - 12:47 GMT
Sudan's inflation rate has risen to 54,34% in February, reported the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBoS).
People in South Sudan (AFP/File Photo)
March 14, 2018 - 19:00 GMT
Over 5 million people in Sudan need humanitarian assistance and nearly 2.5 million children there get sick every year due to acute malnutrition, a U.N. agency said Tuesday.
The Grand Renaissance Dam hydroelectric project in Ethiopia. (AFP/ File Photo)
March 14, 2018 - 07:00 GMT
Sudan said on Tuesday that it would host a meeting between foreign and water ministers and heads of intelligence services form Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on April 4-5 regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
The head the International Organization for Migration (IOM) met with Sudan’s Foreign Minister and discussed migrants issues. (AFP/ File Photo)
March 13, 2018 - 09:53 GMT
IOM Director General William Lacy Swing and Ibrahim Gandur spoke about migration issues as Sudan is a transit country for many illegal migrants mostly from countries in the "Horn of Africa".