Investment, security to top agenda during Saudi Crown Prince India visit

Investment, security to top agenda during Saudi Crown Prince India visit

:: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is set to arrive in India on Tuesday as part of his Asian tour, which kick started in Pakistan and will end in China at More »

Public Prosecution to handle customs probes in Saudi Arabia

Public Prosecution to handle customs probes in Saudi Arabia

:: King Salman on Tuesday issued a royal decree to transfer investigations and prosecutions of customs cases to the Public Prosecution, instead of the General Customs Authority, within a period not exceeding More »

King Salman receives officials from anti-corruption agencies

King Salman receives officials from anti-corruption agencies

:: Senior officials from different government monitoring and anti-corruption agencies called on King Salman at his palace in Riyadh on Monday. The king stressed the need for fighting graft and the importance More »

Port paves way for ‘new era of economic affluence’ in Saudi Arabia

Port paves way for ‘new era of economic affluence’ in Saudi Arabia

:: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (center) at the launch of the King Abdullah Port on Monday. King Abdullah Port, the fastest-growing container port in the world, is considered a major success More »

Saudi anti-corruption crackdown recovers $106 billion in assets

Saudi anti-corruption crackdown recovers $106 billion in assets

:: Saudi investigators have recovered assets worth more than $106 billion in an anti-corruption crackdown ordered by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the royal court said on Wednesday. The funds are in More »

 

Tag Archives: SUDAN

Sudanese opposition leader’s daughter detained

:: Sudanese security forces detained the daughter of Sudanese opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi on Wednesday, her family said, as anti-government protests spread to the capital’s main university. Two security vehicles arrived at Mariam Sadiq al-Mahdi’s home in Khartoum in the

Bashir to those calling for his resignation: Prepare for Sudan 2020 elections

:: Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir called upon those who are demanding him to step down to prepare for the 2020 elections to reach power. In a televised interview, al-Bashir added that his government had a popular mandate and came to

Sudan: President al-Bashir vows to carry out broad economic reforms

:: Sudan has said that its President Omar al-Bashir has vowed to carry out broad economic reforms amid days of protests that have gripped the country. According to a statement released on Monday, al-Bashir “promises real measures to restore confidence

Sudan president lands in Syria in first visit by Arab leader

:: Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir on Sunday became the first Arab League leader to visit Syria since civil war erupted there nearly eight years ago. Al-Bashir was greeted at the Damascus airport by Syrian President Bashar Assad before they both

Sudan lawmakers back amendment to let Bashir stand again

:: Sudan’s long-serving President Omar Bashir came closer on Tuesday to another term in office after a majority of lawmakers backed a constitutional amendment to extend term limits that would have required him to step down in 2020. Unless the

Saudi Arabia to explore investment options in Sudan

:: As part of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, the Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources organized a forum to explore investment opportunities for the exploitation of mineral resources in Sudan. The opening address by Khalid Al-Falih, the minister of

Interpol: Sudan rescues 94 human traffic victims, including 85 minors

:: Police in Sudan have rescued 94 victims of human trafficking — including 85 minors — from open-air goldmines near Khartoum and the city’s international airport, among other places. A statement on Monday by Interpol, which co-ordinated the Aug. 26-30

Sudan’s Bashir dissolves govt, appoints new ministers

:: Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has decided to dissolve the country’s national reconciliation government, Al Arabiya News Channel can confirm. Instead, Bashir has reduced the number of ministries under a newly formed government to 21 portfolios. Among the changes included

Saudi Hajj ministry celebrates arrival of Sudanese pilgrims

:: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj received the first batch of pilgrims coming by sea from Sudan to Jeddah on Saturday. The ship, with more than 1,400 pilgrims onboard, arrived at Jeddah Islamic Port amid a warm welcome and reception

War-torn south Sudan debates bill on extending president’s term

:: South Sudan has started debating a bill extending the tenure of the interim government headed by President Salva Kiir by three years at a time when it is trying to negotiate peace with rebels. Gabriel Roricjur, the leader of

Egypt’s Sisi to visit Sudan in October amid tensions

:: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will visit Khartoum in October to seal several bilateral deals, Sudan’s foreign minister said on Tuesday during a visit to Cairo, at a time of fraught relations between the neighbors. Sudan banned the import

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia fail to agree on Nile dispute

:: An Egyptian official says Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have again failed to make progress on their Nile dispute as Ethiopia works to complete a massive upstream dam. Egypt fears the Renaissance Dam will cut into its share of the

Bashir fires Sudan foreign minister Ibrahim Ghandour

:: President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday fired Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour, state media reported, after he said that Sudanese diplomats abroad had been unpaid for months. In a speech to lawmakers on Wednesday, Ghandour, who negotiated the lifting of

Sisi: Egypt working with Sudan, Ethiopia regarding the Nile

:: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi told a joint press conference in Cairo, on Monday, with his Sudanese counterpart Omar al-Bashir, that Egypt intends to work with Sudan as well as with Ethiopia for the sake of the collective benefit of

Sudan’s President Al-Bashir sacks army chief of staff

:: Sudan’s President Omar Al-Bashir on Tuesday fired his military chief of staff as part of a “major” shake-up, the official SUNA news agency reported. The agency said Lt. Gen. Emadeddin Adawi was “sacked” and the job of military chief

Sudan’s ambassador to Egypt to return to Cairo after withdrawal

:: Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour announced that the Sudanese ambassador to Egypt, Abdel-Mahmoud Abdel-Halim, will return to Cairo to resume his duties. This comes a month after Sudan recalled the ambassador ‘for consultation’, which was said to be due

EU embassies urge Sudan to release remaining political detainees

:: European embassies in Sudan on Monday jointly urged Khartoum to release all remaining political detainees held since protests against rising food prices erupted last month. Their heads of mission also appealed to Khartoum to lift the state of emergency

Sudan’s Bashir replaces intelligence chief

:: Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir Sunday replaced powerful intelligence chief Mohammed Atta, the official news agency SUNA reported, amid a security crackdown on opposition protests against rising food prices. Bashir issued a presidential decree announcing Salah Abdallah Mohammed Salih as

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