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Country in Northeast Africa

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Sudan: Country in Northeast Africa
Sudan or the Sudan, officially the Republic of the Sudan, is a country in Northeast Africa. It is bordered by Egypt to the north, the Red Sea to the northeast, Eritrea to the east, Ethiopia to the southeast, South Sudan to the south, the Central African Republic to the southwest, Chad to the west, and Libya to the northwest. It has a population of 43 million people and occupies a total area of 1,886,068 square kilometres, making it the third-largest country in Africa. Sudan's predominant religion is Islam, and its official languages are Arabic and English. The capital is Khartoum, located at the confluence of the Blue and White Nile. Since 2011, Sudan is the scene of ongoing military conflict in its regions South Kordofan and the Blue Nile.

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Ex-Sudan president got millions from Saudis, court hears

Sudan's ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir acknowledged receiving millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, a police detective told a court on Monday at the start of a corruption trial that many..
Reuters - Published

Sudan's ousted Bashir told investigators he got millions from Saudi Arabia: court witness

Sudan's deposed leader Omar Hassan al-Bashir told investigators he had received millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, a detective said in court on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Sudan

Sudan's ex-President al-Bashir 'received $90m from Saudi Arabia' [Video]Sudan's ex-President al-Bashir 'received $90m from Saudi Arabia'

At the start of al-Bashir's corruption trial, investigator tells court the sum included $25m from Saudi crown prince.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:52Published

Sudan: Challenges ahead for new leadership [Video]Sudan: Challenges ahead for new leadership

Sudan is now a nation waiting to see if its new government will be able to fulfil the demands of millions of its citizens.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:48Published

Sudan protest leaders, military sign transitional government deal [Video]Sudan protest leaders, military sign transitional government deal

Military council and main opposition coalition sign power-sharing deal paving the way for transition to civilian rule.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:33Published

Sudanese factions sign accord on transitional government [Video]Sudanese factions sign accord on transitional government

Sudan's main opposition coalition and the ruling military council on Saturday (August 17) signed a final power-sharing agreement, paving the way for a transitional government following the overthrow of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

Sudan’s ruling military council signs power-sharing deal with opposition [Video]Sudan’s ruling military council signs power-sharing deal with opposition

The agreement follows the overthrow of long time leader Omar Bashir.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:45Published

How this Instagram influencer is spreading awareness of the Sudan uprising [Video]How this Instagram influencer is spreading awareness of the Sudan uprising

Shahd Faisal Khidir told Euronews why political activism has become part of her work and life, and why the Sudan uprising is a topic that is important to her.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:26Published

Sudan protesters, army agree on constitutional declaration [Video]Sudan protesters, army agree on constitutional declaration

Protest leaders reach 'full agreement' with military on a hard-won constitutional declaration, says AU envoy.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:27Published

Sudan's military and opposition coalition agree on constitutional declaration [Video]Sudan's military and opposition coalition agree on constitutional declaration

Sudan's military council and protesters have reached an agreement which will start a new period of transitional government.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:00Published

Sudan deal: Constitutional agreement reached [Video]Sudan deal: Constitutional agreement reached

Sudan's military and protest groups have finalised a constitutional agreement.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:45Published

Protest-hit Sudan celebrates a breakthrough pact [Video]Protest-hit Sudan celebrates a breakthrough pact

Sudan's ruling military council and main opposition have reached a deal on a transitional government after months of protests that have often met a violent crackdown. Lucy Fielder reports

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:39Published

Sudan activists call for million-man march on Thursday [Video]Sudan activists call for million-man march on Thursday

Sudanese protesters demand justice for the rising number of protesters being killed while campaigning for change.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:27Published

Sudan's schools shut after student deaths [Video]Sudan's schools shut after student deaths

Ruling military council orders nationwide schools closure after schoolchildren die in Monday protest

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:48Published

Four students killed in El-Obeid 'massacre': Sudan opposition [Video]Four students killed in El-Obeid 'massacre': Sudan opposition

Four school children among five shot dead by security forces during rally against rising costs, opposition groups say.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:22Published

Sudan protesters reject prosecutor's report into June sit-in raid [Video]Sudan protesters reject prosecutor's report into June sit-in raid

Demonstrators say investigation into camp crackdown 'meaningless', demand independent probe away from military.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:12Published

Sudan's opposition coalition leaders reach 'political deal' [Video]Sudan's opposition coalition leaders reach 'political deal'

The deal paves way for the opposition to resume talks and sign a final agreement with the military.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:27Published

Sudan in transition: Opposition talks continue in Ethiopia [Video]Sudan in transition: Opposition talks continue in Ethiopia

For more than two weeks, Sudan's opposition coalition has been holding talks in Ethiopia to try to reach an agreement on how to form a transitional government with the ruling military group.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:40Published

Hundreds march in Sudan to honour 'martyrs' of protests [Video]Hundreds march in Sudan to honour 'martyrs' of protests

Police fire tear gas as rallies in Khartoum pay tribute to dozens of demonstrators killed in protests since December.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:11Published

Sudan: What have military and opposition coalition agreed to? [Video]Sudan: What have military and opposition coalition agreed to?

Transitional Military Council and Forces of Freedom and Change alliance sign 22-clause accord to form governing body.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:04Published

Sudan protesters, ruling generals sign political deal [Video]Sudan protesters, ruling generals sign political deal

Sudan is one step closer to a joint civilian-ruled government after the military council and protest leaders signed a landmark deal.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 23:53Published

Demonstrators in Sudan demand justice for army crackdown victims [Video]Demonstrators in Sudan demand justice for army crackdown victims

Thousands of protesters rallied across the country to mourn dozens of demonstrators killed in a brutal raid last month.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:06Published

Woman highlight the alleged cost of being part of Sudan's uprising [Video]Woman highlight the alleged cost of being part of Sudan's uprising

"The regime always uses women as a tool to take revenge and to force its enemies to surrender."

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:49Published

Trafficking kingpin or mistaken identity? Verdict expected in Eritrean man’s trial [Video]Trafficking kingpin or mistaken identity? Verdict expected in Eritrean man’s trial

An Eritrean national was arrested and extradited from Sudan in 2016 by Italian authorities after he was suspected of being a notorious kingpin in the human trafficking world. Watch the full explanation..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:54Published

Beaten and abused, Sudan's women bear scars of fight for freedom [Video]Beaten and abused, Sudan's women bear scars of fight for freedom

Women were a driving force during months of protests against President Omar al-Bashir's 30-year rule but they claim they were beaten and abused in the process. Emily Wither reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:37Published

Mobile internet access slowly restored in Sudan [Video]Mobile internet access slowly restored in Sudan

Access to the service was interrupted following a deadly crackdown on protesters outside the army headquarters in June.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:07Published

 

Sudan's ex-president Bashir arrives at corruption trial

Sudan's ousted president Omar al-Bashir arrived on Monday amid heavy security at the courthouse in the capital Khartoum where he is facing corruption charges, a Reuters witness said.
Reuters - Published

Sudan opposition coalition appoints five civilian members of sovereign council

Sudan's opposition coalition on Sunday named the five people it has chosen as civilian members of the country's sovereign council to be sworn in on Monday, a source within the coalition told Reuters.
Reuters - Published

Sudanese army and civilians seal interim power-sharing deal

Sudan's main opposition coalition and the ruling military council on Saturday signed a final power-sharing deal that paves the way for a transitional government, and eventually elections, following the..
Reuters - Published

Sudanese factions sign accord on transitional government

Sudan's main opposition coalition and the ruling military council on Saturday signed a final power-sharing agreement, paving the way for a transitional government following the overthrow of long-time..
Reuters - Published

Sudan opposition to nominate economist Abdalla Hamdok as PM: sources

Sudan's main opposition alliance will nominate Abdalla Hamdok, an economist who has served in international institutions, to be prime minister in the country's transitional government, opposition..
Reuters - Published

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