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Latest Omar Al-Bashir Items
Delaying the Jan. 9 referendum on whether to divide Sudan into two countries would create instability and renew violence in the African nation, Sudanese First Vice President Salva Kiir, president of southern Sudan, warned Monday.
The Sudanese government is rejecting a set of incentives delivered over the weekend from U.S. special envoy Scott Gration that included an offer to lift sanctions.
As southern Sudanese prepare to vote in January on whether they will secede from the Arab-dominated government in Khartoum and create a new country, U.S. diplomats say they are surging to avert a return to war.
Kenya's ambassador to the United States is defending his government's refusal to arrest the president of Sudan on war-crime charges when he visited Kenya for a celebration of the new constitution.
Kenya's president signed a new constitution into law Friday that institutes a U.S.-style system of checks and balances. Joining African leaders at the festivities was Sudan's president who faces charges of genocide and crimes against humanity in connection with violence in Darfur.
Sudan's government confirmed Wednesday it will expel a number of international aid workers from the restive western region of Darfur, without specifying how many.
Egypt said Wednesday that "Palestinian factions" were behind this week's rocket attacks on Israel and Jordan, apparently implying that the rockets were fired from the Sinai Peninsula.
A Taliban suicide squad armed with bombs and rockets attacked the largest U.S. military base in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, injuring one NATO soldier and two civilians.
An Iranian nuclear scientist who returned home last week from the U.S. provided valuable information about the CIA, a semiofficial news agency reported Wednesday, adding that his spy's tale would be made into a TV movie.