• Darfur Feb 11, 2020

    Sudan to Hand Over Ex-President to International Criminal Court for War Crimes

    A top Sudanese official says transitional authorities and rebel groups have agreed to hand over former autocratic president Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court for war crimes, including mass killings in Darfur.

  • Sudan Dec 14, 2019

    Ex-Sudan Strongman al-Bashir Gets 2 Years for Corruption

    A court in Sudan convicted former President Omar al-Bashir of money laundering and corruption on Saturday, sentencing him to two years in a minimum security lockup....

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    That’s the first verdict in a series of legal proceedings against al-Bashir, who is also wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes and genocide linked to the Darfur conflict in the...

  • spokesman Jun 9, 2019

    General Strike Launched in Sudan After Security Crackdown

    Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of the workweek by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Association urged people to stay home to protest the deadly crackdown last week when security forces violently dispersed the group’s main...

  • Egypt Apr 13, 2019

    Sudan Activists: ‘Regime' Kills 16 After al-Bashir's Ouster

    Sudanese activists said Saturday that 16 people, including a soldier, have been killed in the two days since the military forced President Omar al-Bashir from power amid months of anti-government protests, while the military met with an opposition delegation to discuss the transition and announced a nightly curfew had been lifted. The Sudan Doctors Committee, an affiliate of the Sudanese...

  • Egypt Apr 11, 2019

    Sudan's Military Overthrows President Amid Bloody Protests

    Sudan’s military overthrew President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday after months of bloody street protests over his repressive 30-year rule. But pro-democracy demonstrators were left angry and disappointed when the defense minister announced the armed forces will govern the country for the next two years. Al-Bashir’s fall came just over a week after Algeria’s long-ruling, military-backed president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, was driven...

  • President Apr 11, 2019

    Sudanese Officials Say Army Forced President to Step Down

    Sudan’s armed forces were to deliver an “important statement” and asked the nation to “wait for it” on Thursday, state TV reported, as two senior officials said the military had forced longtime President Omar al-Bashir to step down. The circumstances of al-Bashir’s apparent ouster and his current whereabouts remained unclear, however. State TV said an army statement was imminent amid...

  • Donald Trump Mar 15, 2019

    US Bars Entry of International Criminal Court Investigators

    The United States will revoke or deny visas to International Criminal Court personnel who try to investigate or prosecute alleged abuses committed by U.S. forces in Afghanistan or elsewhere, and may do the same with those who seeking action against Israel, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday. The Hague-based court, the first global tribunal for war crimes, said it...

  • Donald Trump Sep 21, 2017

    World Powers Rally to Defend Value of Iran Nuke Accord

    Top diplomats from Germany, Russia, China and Italy insisted Thursday there can be no turning back on the Iran nuclear deal after President Donald Trump suggested that he may seek a renegotiation or simply walk away from the pact.

  • Donald Trump May 17, 2017

    Sudan's President, Wanted for Genocide, Invited to Summit With Trump: Saudi Officials

    The president of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir — who is wanted on genocide charges by an international court — was invited to President Donald Trump’s upcoming summit with the leaders of Muslim nations, NBC News reported. Officials close to Saudi Arabia’s king were cited in the initial Associated Press report. A U.S. official told NBC News that the Trump administration opposes...

  • Facebook Jun 22, 2016

    Orange County Men Convicted of Attempting to Aid ISIS

    Two Orange County men were convicted Tuesday of federal charges for attempting to aid the Islamic State terrorist group.

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