Blue Nile

Sudan may return to war if US keeps sanctions: Foreign Minister

Sudan could fall back into war if Washington fails to lift decades-old sanctions, Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour has said, insisting that Khartoum sees the embargo as "unacceptable".

Jul 11, 2017, 21:29 PM IST

Watery diarrhea in Sudan's Blue Nile, Sinnar states kills 27

The health committee at the Sudanese parliament on Sunday announced that 27 people died due to infection by watery diarrhea in Sudan's Blue Nile and Sinnar states, Sudan Tribune reported.

Sep 19, 2016, 04:32 AM IST

Bashir reshuffles senior Sudanese military officials: army

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday reshuffled senior military officers after his troops carried out intense operations against rebels across war-torn regions, including in Darfur.

Jul 15, 2016, 11:25 AM IST

Bashir declares ceasefire in Blue Nile, South Kordofan

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has declared a four-month ceasefire in two states of Blue Nile and South Kordofan, where recent fighting between troops and rebels has left scores of casualties, the army has said.

Jun 18, 2016, 03:50 AM IST

Egypt`s Sisi says Ethiopians `rescued` from Libya

 President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Egypt had "rescued" 27 Ethiopians who were abducted in war-torn Libya, as state television showed him greeting the group at Cairo airport on Thursday.

May 08, 2015, 03:21 AM IST

3 Sudanese Red Cross workers killed in war-torn Blue Nile

Three members of the Sudanese Red Cross were killed Sunday in an attack in the war-torn Blue Nile area, where Khartoum is currently battling rebels, officials said.

Feb 09, 2015, 02:49 AM IST

Sudan President says vote must go ahead for `stability`

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said Wednesday elections slated for April and widely expected to extend his rule must go ahead on schedule to preserve stability, despite opposition calls for a delay.

Jan 01, 2015, 10:24 AM IST

Briton killed in Ethiopian shooting 'accident': Official

A 47-year-old British tourist was killed in a church in a northwestern Ethiopia after a man accidentally fired a gun, a government spokesman said on Thursday.

Dec 26, 2014, 00:21 AM IST

Sudan rebel chiefs sentenced to death in absentia: Lawyer

A Sudanese court on Thursday sentenced to death in absentia a former governor who is now a rebel leader, along with another insurgent chief, a lawyer said.

Mar 13, 2014, 20:52 PM IST

Sudan rebels say dozens killed, tank destroyed in Blue Nile

Rebels in Sudan`s Blue Nile state on Sunday claimed to have killed dozens of soldiers and disabled a tank during battle, but the military said it was the victor.

Jan 20, 2014, 00:39 AM IST

Egypt concerned as Ethiopia to divert course of Nile river

Ethiopia started to divert the course of the Blue Nile river for the construction of a giant dam which has become a source of crisis in Egypt.

May 29, 2013, 10:09 AM IST

Sudan forces accused of killings in Blue Nile

Sudanese govt forces and militias
are "killing and raping civilians in Blue Nile state", a human rights watchdog said on Tuesday.

Nov 01, 2011, 22:13 PM IST