Posts Tagged ‘Sudan’

Sudan says to soon form joint border forces with Libya, Egypt and Eritrea

  • 10 November 2018 - 16:29
Sudan says to soon form joint border forces with Libya, Egypt and Eritrea

The Sudanese Minister of Defence Awad Ibn Ouf said arrangements are underway to establish joint border protection forces with Egypt, Libya and Ethiopia. Speaking to the parliament on Wednesday, Ibn Ouf said consultations have gone a long way between the Sudan, Egypt, Libya and Ethiopia to form...

Cross-border security meeting between Libya, Chad, Niger and Sudan to convene Wednesday

  • 23 October 2018 - 12:57
Cross-border security meeting between Libya, Chad, Niger and Sudan to convene Wednesday

The 4th ministerial meeting to strengthen the security of the joint border among Sudan, Libya, Chad and Niger would be held in Ndjamena on Wednesday. The two-day meeting would be held with the participation of foreign, defence and interior ministries as well as intelligence services of the four...

UN report: Darfur rebels’ foothold in Libya strengthened

  • 16 August 2018 - 11:32
UN report: Darfur rebels’ foothold in Libya strengthened

Rebel groups from Sudan's Darfur region are strengthening their foothold in Libya, building up their military strength in a bid to return to Sudan and fight on, according to a confidential report seen by AFP on Wednesday. The report by a UN panel of experts said Sudan was continuing to pour...

145 Sudanese illegal immigrants repatriated from Libya

  • 7 August 2018 - 19:06
145 Sudanese illegal immigrants repatriated from Libya

Libyan anti-illegal immigration department announced Tuesday the voluntary deportation of 145 illegal Sudanese immigrants from Libya. As part of the voluntary repatriation program of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the 145 illegal immigrants, including women and children,...

South Sudan government reaches peace deal with rebels, reports say

  • 5 August 2018 - 19:57
South Sudan government reaches peace deal with rebels, reports say

The South Sudan government reached a final peace deal and power-sharing agreement with the country’s main rebel group on Sunday, said the foreign minister of neighboring Sudan, which has been helping to broker the agreement, Reuters reported.  “In initials, an agreement on outstanding...

Sudan frees Egyptian soldiers abducted by Libya armed group

  • 31 July 2018 - 21:09
Sudan frees Egyptian soldiers abducted by Libya armed group

Sudan’s National intelligence Security Services (NISS) announced on Monday that it had freed a group of Egyptian army soldiers abducted by a Libyan militia on the border between Sudan, Libya, and Egypt. The Egyptian group of four soldiers and one officer has been captured by some outlaws on the...

Amnesty International: Niger deported Sudanese nationals back to Libya

  • 12 May 2018 - 11:54
Amnesty International: Niger deported Sudanese nationals back to Libya

Over 100 Sudanese nationals arrested in Niger are at risk of serious abuses including unlawful detention in harsh conditions, torture and other forms of ill-treatment, often for the purpose of extortion, after they were deported back to Libya last week, said Amnesty International. The group of...

Tribal clashes killed over 4 civilians so far in Libya’s south

  • 27 February 2018 - 20:22
Tribal clashes killed over 4 civilians so far in Libya’s south

The Libyan National Human Rights Commission confirmed Monday that over four civilians were killed and several others were injured in the armed clashes between tribes in the southern Libyan city of Sabha. "The National Committee is concerned about the resumption of armed clashes and escalation of...

Libya loses CHAN third place to Sudan

  • 4 February 2018 - 20:28
Libya loses CHAN third place to Sudan

Sudan goalkeeper Akram El Hadi saved two penalties in the shootout as his side beat Libya to finish third at the African Nations Championship (CHAN). The sides were locked at 1-1 after 90 minutes in Marrakech at the tournament for locally-based players. Akram had earlier failed to deal with the...

Abductors of Sudanese nationals in Libya arrested in Sirte

  • 24 January 2018 - 13:22
Abductors of Sudanese nationals in Libya arrested in Sirte

The kidnappers of the Sudanese nationals, who were in a video going viral on social media over the last days, have been arrested in Sirte by the Security Force and Central Backup Force of Sirte. The security bodies of Al-Bunyan al-Marsous said early on Wednesday that the kidnappers of the...