Eritrean refugees in Sudan accuse traffickers of torture

There are calls for Sudan's government to do more to stop human trafficking. The African nation is used as a transit point by thousands of people from neighbouring Eritrea that are trying to reach the West.

Middle East

Sudanese rebel group releases 127 prisoners

Most of those freed by SPLM-N described by army as troops captured in fighting in Blue Nile and South Kordofan states.

Middle East

Sudan's president names first prime minister in decades

Vice president and close ally of Sudan's leader appointed to post abolished after coup that brought Bashir to power.

United States

Why are some black Africans considered white Americans?

Sudanese Americans do not fit neatly into the existing racial classifications of the American society.

by Hind Makki

Inside Story

Is Sudan ready to have restrictions lifted?

US president Barack Obama signs executive order to scale back a 20-year-old trade embargo on Sudan.


US lifts 20-year economic embargo on Sudan

Trade and financial sanctions to end after Sudanese government makes efforts to improve regional security.


The hidden impediment to political change in Sudan

Even if the majority of the Sudanese prefer democracy, they will choose it with subdued enthusiasm.

by Ali Abu Maryam


Sudan: Blame traded over civilian deaths in Darfur

Rebels blame government forces for killings of civilians at a camp for displaced people.


Sudanese miners risk health for gold

Miners in rural Sudan use mercury and cyanide to separate gold, which leads to health issues.


Austerity measures fuel discontent in Sudan

What impact will recent economic policies have on the country's citizens?

Inside Story

Will civil disobedience work in Sudan?

People in Sudan are protesting against unprecedented price hikes and fuel subsidy cuts.

Human Rights

Sudan police fire tear gas on protest over price hikes

Subsidy cuts have led to sharp rise in prices of food and medicine, leading opposition parties to call for a strike.


Three UN workers abducted in Sudan's Darfur

Two Nepalese and one Sudanese UN staff taken to an unknown location by unidentified gunmen.


Strike over fuel subsidies quietens Khartoum streets

Sudanese opposition calls for nationwide strike against fuel subsidy cuts prompt mixed response in the capital.


Sudan's price hike 'a huge disaster' for the poor

Sudanese respond to a civil disobedience call against new austerity measures.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Sudan's FM: 'ICC is a court built to indict Africans'

Ibrahim Ghandour discusses Darfur, the allegations of ongoing government violence and Bashir's indictment by the ICC.