ARTICLES RELATING TO OMAR AL-BASHIR

Sudan's Bashir cancels trip to Indonesia

2015-04-21 08:33

Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir has at the minute cancelled a trip to Indonesia for a summit this week, a government official says, in what would have been his first trip outside of Africa in nearly four years.

Sudan votes in controversial poll set to extend Bashir rule

2015-04-13 11:46

Sudanese are voting in elections boycotted by the mainstream opposition that are expected to extend the quarter-century rule of President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted on war crimes charges.

Support for Bashir abounds in rural Sudan

2015-04-10 06:51

The name of President Omar al-Bashir is mainly known worldwide because of decades of deadly conflict in Sudan, but his work in rural towns has not been forgotten.

Sudan elections set to extend Bashir's rule

2015-04-09 08:24

Sudan heads to the polls in elections widely expected to extend President Omar al-Bashir's quarter-century of rule, despite continued unrest and a faltering economy.

Sudan confirms joining Saudi-led Yemen operation

2015-03-26 13:30

Sudan has confirmed that it has joined a Saudi-led intervention in Yemen to push back Shiite rebels advancing on the Aden stronghold of embattled President Abedrabbo Mansur Hadi.

FACTSHEET: Conflict-related deaths in sub-Saharan Africa

2015-03-18 09:53

Read this article in which Africa Check details how conflict in sub-Saharan Africa has resulted in the deaths of thousands of people.

Sudan opposition figures may be freed if they apologise: Bashir

2015-02-26 08:51

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir says that two opposition figures detained after they signed an agreement to form an anti-government alliance could be freed if they apologise.

Sudanese forces rape 221 in mass attack

2015-02-11 21:22

Sudanese forces have raped 221 women, girls in a mass attack in Darfur says HRW.

Sudan rights group's office raided

2014-12-21 19:04

Sudanese security agents have raided the headquarters of a human rights monitor and seized computers, a member of the group says.

Sudan ceasefire talks bomb

2014-12-10 05:10

The Sudanese government and rebels say they have failed to agree on a ceasefire after three weeks of negotiations.

 

2 candidates drop out of "unfair" Sudanese election

2015-04-16 07:45

Two independent candidates have withdrawn from Sudan’s presidential election, citing irregularities in the polling process after the election commission extended voting by a day.

Sudan summons EU envoy over election remarks

2015-04-10 15:23

Sudan’s foreign ministry says it has summoned the European Union’s representative in Khartoum over the critical remarks about the country’s environment ahead of elections next week.

EU: Sudan elections can’t produce credible result

2015-04-09 21:12

The EU says next week’s Sudan elections, widely expected to see President Omar al-Bashir extend his 25-year rule, cannot produce a "credible" result.

Sudan rebels seize election material days before vote

2015-04-06 14:52

Rebels in Sudan's South Kordofan say they have captured a lorry carrying ballot boxes to polling stations for nationwide elections, vowing to disrupt voting in the region.

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan sign accord over Nile waters

2015-03-23 16:35

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have signed an initial agreement on how to share water from the Nile River that runs through the three countries.

UN closer to pulling peacekeepers from Darfur

2015-03-17 12:17

The United Nations is moving closer to pulling peacekeepers from troubled Darfur under defiant pressure from Sudan President Omar al-Bashir.

Conflict in Darfur displaces 41 000 in 2 months

2015-02-19 19:35

Fighting between Sudanese government forces and rebels in parts of Darfur has displaced more than 41 000 people from their homes since late December, the UN says.

Sudan troops battle rebels in war-torn South Kordofan

2015-01-13 11:43

The Sudanese military has been battling insurgency for control of parts of the conflict-stricken South Kordofan region, both sides say, giving conflicting reports of the situation there.

Sudan's Bashir claims victory over ICC

2014-12-13 20:33

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has claimed victory over the International Criminal Court after it shelved further investigation of war crimes in Darfur, and reaffirmed his hard line on the rebel region.

New Sudan opposition alliance forms

2014-12-04 10:19

Sudanese opposition parties and rebels meeting in Addis Ababa have agreed to form a new alliance, one of the groups says, urging the creation of a transitional government in Khartoum.

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