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Sudan crisis: Government propaganda trip goes off script

Sudan crisis: Government propaganda trip goes off script

BBC - 2019-06-11 01:34
Witnesses contradict the official narrative of events given on a government propaganda trip in Sudan. ...
Sudan crisis: Government propaganda trip goes off script - BBC

Iraq calls on Turkey to halt strikes in Kurdistan, KRG blames PKK

E-Kurd - 2019-06-30 12:20
BAGHDAD,— The Iraqi Foreign Ministry has called on the Turkish government to halt airstrikes on targets in the Kurdistan region. The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ released a statement on Saturday that specifically mentioned a Turkish airstrike on Ku ...

East Africa: How the Sudan Crisis Is Playing Out in Africa and the Middle East - allAfrica.com

Allafrica - 2019-06-17 15:30

How the Sudan crisis is playing out in Africa and the Middle East - The East African

CO - 2019-06-16 19:43

PM-Designate Masrour Barzani Kicks Off Government-Formation Talks

BAS News - 2019-06-16 11:51
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani began the talks over the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Sunday. For his first meeting, Barzani visited the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) politburo to discuss the ...

Sudan crisis: Ousted President Bashir charged with corruption

BBC - 2019-06-14 01:26
The charges come as the military admits mistakes as pro-democracy protesters were forcibly dispersed. ...

China Invades Taiwan—Sort Of

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-06-13 21:54
On a recent trip to Taiwan, I visited the island of Kinmen, one of Taiwan’s outlying islands located off the coast of China’s Fujian Province. Kinmen, more commonly known as Quemoy to a Western audience for its role in the Second Taiwan Crisis in 1958 as ...

Sudan crisis: Military arrests opposition figures after mediation bid

BBC - 2019-06-09 00:17
The three men were held after meeting Ethiopia's PM in Khartoum to try to broker peace talks. ...

Sudan: Stopping a Spiral into Civil War

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-07 18:14
Sudan’s political transition is in great peril following the unprovoked killing of dozens of protesters. The African Union has rightly suspended the country’s membership. Western and Gulf powers should take urgent steps to compel Sudan’s interim leaders ...

Sudan crisis: Activists killed by paramilitary group

BBC - 2019-06-07 01:17
A Sudanese official says 46 protestors were killed by paramilitaries, however opposition activists say the figure is far higher. ...

Sudan crisis: African Union membership suspended

BBC - 2019-06-07 00:02
Sudan has seen a violent crackdown against protesters, which the opposition says killed 108 people. ...

Death toll from crackdown in Sudan reaches 108

Waar Media - 2019-06-06 20:19
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll from a government crackdown on protesters in Sudan’s capital has risen to 108, the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors said Wednesday. Three children from one family were among the victims, said the committee, adding more than ...

Sudan crisis: Opposition rejects offer of talks amid bloody crackdown

BBC - 2019-06-06 00:01
Activists say a paramilitary unit killed at least 100 people, dumping 40 bodies in the river Nile. ...

Sudan crisis: 'Paramilitary unit' puts Khartoum under lockdown

BBC - 2019-06-05 01:11
Paramilitaries fan out across Khartoum, witnesses say, after Monday's deadly crackdown. ...

Parliament released five names of candidates for Iraqi Kurdistan presidency

E-Kurd - 2019-05-19 18:50
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament on Sunday announced the official names of the presidential candidates. The Kurdish parliament released five names including current Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nech ...

Long-term Plan B needed to face EEZ crisis, government warned - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus Mail - 2019-05-19 17:57

Shengal: Open the Humanitarian Corridor!

ANF - 2019-05-16 18:55
The health committee of Shengal calls on the Iraqi government and the responsible authorities to immediately open the humanitarian corridor between Shengal and Rojava. ...

DAESH propaganda woman: I want to confront Turkey

ANF - 2019-05-15 13:32
Turkish journalist Defne Bayrak set off for Syria to join DAESH and work for its propaganda machine in 2015. She has been captured and has been a prisoner in the hands of the SDF for some time. ...

Venezuela crisis: What remains of the Caracas middle-class?

BBC - 2019-05-14 03:20
A look at how the elite part of Venezuela's capital is coping in the political and economic crisis. ...