Niger

'Tragic and absurd': Sudanese refugees detained in Niger

Weeks-long UNHCR sit-in ends in forceful dispersal as more than 300 Sudanese asylum seekers arrested.

'Tragic and absurd': Sudanese refugees detained in Niger

Middle East

More than a dozen killed in Sudan military plane crash

At least 18 killed after army transport crashed shortly after take off in West Darfur region, the military said.

More than a dozen killed in Sudan military plane crash

Sudan

Dozens killed in violence in Sudan's West Darfur state

At least 24 people died after an IDP camp was attacked following a dispute between Arab and African ethnic groups.

Dozens killed in violence in Sudan's West Darfur state

Middle East

Key events that shaped the Middle East and North Africa in 2019

Uprisings, elections and conflicts: some of the key moments of an eventful year in the region.

Key events that shaped the Middle East and North Africa in 2019

Middle East

Sudan sentences 29 to death for torturing, killing protester

Intelligence agents found guilty of deadly abuse against detained teacher Ahmed al-Kheir in February.

Sudan sentences 29 to death for torturing, killing protester

NewsFeed

Christmas now an official holiday in Sudan

Christmas declared an official holiday in Muslim-majority Sudan for the first time since 2011.

Opinion

Xenophobia threatens to undermine Sudan's revolution

By targeting refugees and migrants, Sudan's new rulers are betraying the popular revolt that brought them to power.

Magdi el-Gizouli

by Magdi el-Gizouli
- Abraham T Zere

Magdi el-Gizouli

AJ Impact

Sudan to lift fuel subsidies, double public sector wages in 2020

These economic reforms are designed to ease the pain of Sudan's soaring inflation, which topped 58 percent in October.

Sudan to lift fuel subsidies, double public sector wages in 2020

Middle East

Top 10 books of 2019 from the Arab world

A brief tour of some of the best literature from the Middle East and North Africa in 2019.

Top 10 books of 2019 from the Arab world

Middle East

Sudan recognises Christmas as an official holiday

Christmas in Sudan has been recognised as an official holiday for the first time since 2011.

NewsFeed

Sudan protests: One year on

A year on, we look back at how events unfolded in Sudan.

Sudan

Sudan opens Darfur crimes probe against al-Bashir-era figures

Khartoum launches investigation into crimes committed in the Darfur region since 2003.

Sudan opens Darfur crimes probe against al-Bashir-era figures

Africa

Aid reaches rebel-held area of Sudan for first time in years

Welcome arrival of food and other essentials coincides with talks to end years of fighting.

Sudan

Sudan marks uprising anniversary with demands for justice

Thousands turn out in Khartoum, celebrating first anniversary of revolt that eventually toppled Omar al-Bashir.

Sudan marks uprising anniversary with demands for justice

Sudan

One year on, Amnesty urges Sudan deliver on protesters' demands

More than 250 people were killed in violence linked to demonstrations that forced Omar al-Bashir to resign.

One year on, Amnesty urges Sudan deliver on protesters' demands