Women chant slogans during a rally outside the army headquarters in Khartoum on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
Sudan’s military leader vowed on Sunday the army was committed to handing power to the people, as a protesters’ deadline for unveiling a rival civilian council loomed.
A committee of Sudanese protest leaders and army rulers on Monday resumed talks on forming a joint civilian-military council that would replace the existing ruling military body, an AFP correspondent reported.
The UAE said on Wednesday it supported an “orderly” transition in Sudan where military leaders who toppled veteran president Omar Al Bashir are locked in a standoff with protesters demanding civilian rule.
The US Navy reiterated on Wednesday that a limpet mine was responsible for the explosion on the vessel Kokuka Courageous, one of two tankers that came under suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman on June 13.
President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a possible second term.
June 20, World Refugee Day, is an annual reminder of pressing questions dealing with the reality and future of the 68 million people who have fled their homes to escape war, prosecution or terror. Every minute of every day, the staggering number continues to grow, says Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs.