The Sudanese army cracked down on an attempted coup by the security services on the morning of Tuesday 14 January. The army regained control of all rebel General Intelligence Service facilities. The operation of Khartoum airport, temporarily interrupted due to events in the country, has resumed, Oriental Express reports. According to the army, two soldiers…

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok announced on Sunday a reduction in the number of Sudanese soldiers engaged in Yemen in the Saudi Arabian-led coalition since 2015 to assist the government against Houthi rebels. “Our troops in Yemen at first numbered 15,000 and now they have dropped to 5,000,” Hamdok said as he was speaking as…

Sudan’s ruling military council and pro-democracy civilian opposition alliance signed a landmark power-sharing deal on Saturday, reported The Guardian. According to the deal, there will be a new governing council of six civilians and five generals till the time elections are held in the country. Several regional leaders, including the prime ministers of Ethiopia and…

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met in Cairo Monday powerful Sudanese military General Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, whose forces have been accused of carrying out a brutal crackdown on protesters. In his first official visit to the Egyptian capital, the deputy chief of Sudan’s military council widely known as Hemeti, “presented the latest developments on the…

As many as 30,000 Sudanese soldiers are fighting alongside the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, said deputy head of Sudan’s ruling military council. In a public address in Abri on the outskirts of capital Khartoum, Mohamed Hamdan, deputy chairman of Transitional Military Council (TMC), said the Sudanese forces are the biggest among the coalition led by…

The opposition Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) will announce Saturday its position on a draft framework agreement made by the Ethiopian mediator Mahmoud Drir. Drir upon his return to Khartoum on Thursday met with the opposition and handed over a draft Declaration of Principles on Transitional Arrangements based on his consultations with them and…

At least 35 people died as a result of an attempt to disperse the protest camp in the area near the Ministry of Defence complex in central Khartoum, Al-Hadas TV reported, citing a statement from the committee of opposition doctors in Sudan. Previously, three people had been reported dead, as well as about 60 injured…

Sudan’s opposition and military council agreed to form a joint transitional authority but failed to define its tasks or the representation of each side. The Freedom and Change forces and the military council held two meetings on Saturday to discuss the formation of the transitional institutions, in line with an agreement reached Wednesday providing to…

Sudan’s ruling military council says it has fired the country’s top prosecutor days after the military ousted autocratic president Omar al-Bashir. Tuesday’s statement by the council says its head, Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan, dismissed general prosecutor Omar Abdel-Salam and two of his aids. The Sudanese Professionals Association, which has spearheaded the protests, has called for the…