Omar Al Bashir News

Sudan's Bashir to travel to Qatar amid protests

Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir will visit Qatar, state media in the Gulf state said Monday, in what would be his first trip abroad since widespread protests began against his rule.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 22, 2019

Sudan's Bashir to travel to Qatar amid protests

DOHA, Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir will visit Qatar, state media in the Gulf state said Monday, in what would be his first trip abroad since widespread protests began against his rule.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 22, 2019

Hundreds demonstrate after Sudan protester's death

The protests, which quickly turned into nationwide demonstrations calling for an end to President Omar Al Bashir's three decades of rule, have left 26 people dead so far, according to officials.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 21, 2019

Sudan gags two foreign journalists

Protests began in Sudan last month over the economic situation in the country but are now focused on removing long-time President Omar Al Bashir from office.

BBC Africa , Africa Jan 21, 2019

Sudan freezes credentials of two journalists covering protests

Protesters have called for an end to President Omar Al Bashir’s three-decade rule, blaming him for the country’s worsening economic crisis.

Reuters , Africa Jan 21, 2019

Why the protests in Sudan escalated to chaos, violence

Omar Al Bashir has ruled Sudan for almost 30 years.

IOL , South Africa Jan 21, 2019

Sudan protesters show resilience, employ Arab Spring tactics

Demonstrators, many in their 20s and 30s, are trying to remove an authoritarian leader — President Omar Al Bashir — and win freedoms and human rights.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 21, 2019

Sudan police confront protesters as Bashir rejects accusations

KHARTOUM, Sudanese police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who tried to march on parliament Sunday, as President Omar Al Bashir insisted demonstrators who died in anti-government rallies were not killed by security forces.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 21, 2019

Sudan police clash with demonstrators in fresh protests

Sudanese police clashed with demonstrators in and around the capital Khartoum on Sunday, after they deployed in large numbers in anticipation of fresh protests calling on longtime ruler Omar Al Bashir to step down, activists said.

The Observer , Uganda Jan 20, 2019

Sudan president defiant as deadly protests continue

Security forces have fired tear gas at demonstrators in Sudan, as protests against President Omar Al Bashir enter their second month.

BBC Africa , Africa Jan 20, 2019