Sudan denies entry visas to U.S. officials

Special to In a retaliatory move, Sudan has denied entry visas to United States officials. Sudan State Minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kamal Ismail told reporters on May 1 that Khartoum’s embassy in Washington denied the visa applications after Washington refused visas to senior Sudanese officials, including the ministers of interior, education […]

2015 GREATEST HITS, NO. 7: Minutes of Sudan strategy session reveal hidden agenda to eliminate S. Sudan

Special to By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs Jan. 19: Even though the actual fighting in South Sudan is led by local commanders in pursuit of localized self-interests, there have been repeated efforts to negotiate a political solution. While the United States is an interested party, given […]

Israel’s successful Sudan air strike delivered a pointed message to Iran

Special to Global Information System Israel’s precision air strike on Oct. 24, against the Yarmouk weapons production facility in the suburbs of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, was — apart from destroying a facility which provided rockets and missiles to Hamas to use against Israel — clearly intended to send a direct message to the […]

Sudan declares war on South, vows to overthrow its government

Special to CAIRO — Sudan, conducting daily air strikes, has widened its war against its southern neighbor. Officials from both countries reported an expansion of the war by the Khartoum regime against South Sudan. They said the Sudanese Army has sent thousands of troops to recapture the disputed oil-rich town of Heglig. “This is […]