Category: sudan

Briefing on U.S. Actions Against Religious Freedom Violators

Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Samuel D. Brownback Briefing on Rollout of U.S. Actions Against Religious Freedom Violators (STL.News) MR BROWN:  Thank you, Moderator, and thanks to everyone who’s joined the call.  This is an on-the-record briefing on the rollout…

Sudan’s State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Rescinded

Sudan’s State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Rescinded (STL.News) Sudan’s designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism is officially rescinded.  This represents a fundamental change in our bilateral relationship toward greater collaboration and support for Sudan’s historic democratic transition.  This achievement…

World News: UN-AU mission in Sudan’s Darfur ends mandate

(STL.News) A joint African Union and United Nations peacekeeping mission in Sudan’s Darfur region is ending after operating for 13 years. UNAMID helped bring an end to a conflict which saw 300,000 people killed, and more than two million people…

Legal Peace Legislation to Restore Sudan’s Sovereign Immunities

Enactment of Legal Peace Legislation to Restore Sudan’s Sovereign Immunities (STL.News) With the enactment of the Consolidated Appropriations Act on December 28, the way is clear for victims of the 1998 East African Embassy bombings, the 2000 attack on USS…

Protest continues in Sudan, calling for a change

(STL.News) The protest continues in Sudan even after two years since the ouster of dictator Omar al Bashir.  Thousands of demonstrators march through capital city of Khartoum, calling for a change.  YouTube video provided courtesy of WION News STL.News…

Many refugees have fled to Sudan as conflict rages on in Ethiopia

(STL.News) Sudan has already said it would shelter thousands of Ethiopians fleeing the conflict at the Um Raquba camp, which in the 1980s hosted thousands of Ethiopian fleeing famine.  YouTube video provided courtesy of WION News STL.News References: YouTube…

U.S.-Sudan Signing Ceremony on Bilateral Claims Agreement

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement: Last week, the United States and Sudan signed a bilateral agreement to resolve claims arising from the 1998 East Africa embassy bombings in Tanzania and Kenya.  The agreement also…

US Department of State: Sudan Making Progress

Washington, DC (STL.News) Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State released the following statement: Today, the White House issued a notice for the continuation of the national emergency with respect to Sudan declared in Executive Order 13067 of 1997.  This notice maintains certain…

United States Announces Humanitarian Assistance for Crisis Response in Sudan

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State released the following statement: The United States announced $81 million in humanitarian assistance to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Sudan.  This funding… The post United States Announces Humanitarian Assistance for Crisis Response…

US Department of State: Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Sudanese Prime Minister Hamdok

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke by phone today with Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok. Secretary Pompeo and Prime… The post US Department of State: Secretary Pompeo’s Call with…

Sudan alert: Flooding and surging inflation threaten humanitarian assistance

Catastrophic flooding and rising food and health costs in Sudan, have driven up the number of people in need, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said… The post Sudan alert: Flooding and surging inflation threaten humanitarian…

Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Sudanese Sovereign Council Chair General el-Burhan

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with Sudanese Sovereign Council Chair General Abdel Fattah el-Burhan today in Khartoum. Secretary Pompeo and General Burhan discussed the importance of the military’s…