Sudan military reinstates PM Abdalla Hamdok, releases political detainees under peace deal

Sudan’s military reinstated Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Sunday and announced the release of all political detainees after weeks of deadly unrest triggered by a coup. Under an agreement signed with military leader General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, Hamdok will lead a civilian government of technocrats for a transitional period. Security forces fired tear gas to… Read More Sudan military reinstates PM Abdalla Hamdok, releases political detainees under peace deal

At least fifteen dead, dozens injured as security forces fire at anti-coup protesters in Sudan

Security forces shot dead at least 15 people and wounded dozens as thousands of Sudanese took to the streets on Wednesday on the deadliest day in a month of demonstrations against military rule, medics said. The protesters, marching against an October 25 coup across the capital Khartoum and in the cities of Bahri and Omdurman,… Read More At least fifteen dead, dozens injured as security forces fire at anti-coup protesters in Sudan

Sudanese security forces detain Al Jazeera TV bureau chief El Musalmi El Kabbashi

Sudanese security forces raided the home of Al Jazeera’s Khartoum bureau chief, El Musalmi El Kabbashi, and arrested him on Sunday, the Qatar-based news channel said, a day after street protests across Sudan against a military takeover. Security forces tried to disperse the protests in the capital Khartoum and other cities using tear gas and… Read More Sudanese security forces detain Al Jazeera TV bureau chief El Musalmi El Kabbashi

Five dead as security forces open fire on anti-coup protesters in Sudan

Five protesters were killed on Saturday as huge crowds defied gunfire and tear gas in Sudan’s capital Khartoum and other cities to demonstrate against a military takeover, witnesses and medics said. The protests came two days after army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan announced a new ruling council that excludes the civilian coalition the military had… Read More Five dead as security forces open fire on anti-coup protesters in Sudan

Sudan’s army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan appoints new ruling council

Sudan’s army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has formed a new transitional council, headed by himself, to lead the country following the military takeover late last month, state media reported on Thursday. The new 14-member Sovereign Council, for which one member is yet to be named, includes civilians representing Sudan’s regions but none from the Forces… Read More Sudan’s army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan appoints new ruling council

Three dead, dozens injured as military seize power in Sudan

Sudan’s military seized power from a transitional government on Monday and soldiers killed at least three people and wounded 80 as street protests broke out against the coup. The leader of the takeover, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, dissolved the military-civilian Sovereign Council that had been established to guide the country to democracy following the overthrow… Read More Three dead, dozens injured as military seize power in Sudan

Thousands protest demanding civilian rule in Sudan

Sudanese security forces fired tear gas to break up a demonstration in the capital Khartoum on Thursday by an estimated 20,000 people in support of a civilian-led transition to democracy. An attempted coup last week, which officials blamed on soldiers loyal to the previous government of Omar al-Bashir, laid bare divisions between military and civilian… Read More Thousands protest demanding civilian rule in Sudan

Sudan authorities foil attempted coup, accuse loyalists of former President Omar al-Bashir

Sudanese authorities said they had foiled an attempted coup on Tuesday, accusing loyalists of ousted president Omar al-Bashir of trying to reverse a transition towards democracy since he was overthrown in 2019. In a brief statement on state TV, the army said the situation was under control. The streets of the capital Khartoum appeared calm,… Read More Sudan authorities foil attempted coup, accuse loyalists of former President Omar al-Bashir