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Iran Urges End of Violence, Foreign Meddling in Sudan

The Iranian foreign ministry underlined the need for ending violence and foreign interference in Sudan, calling for the rapid transfer of power to the civilians. “The Islamic Republic of Iran closely pursues the developments, rallies and protests in Sudan and emphasizes the necessity for the materialization of people’s legitimate demands, peaceful transition of power, stop in violent measures and non-interference…

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Puppet Sudan military rulers urge talks ahead of ‘million-man’ march

There is expected to be a million-man march in Sudan on Thursday, according to protest leaders who demand a peaceful transition to civilian rule; and at the same time the military council has called for talks with the Alliance for Freedom and Change. “We are calling for a million (people to) march on Thursday,” said Ahmed al-Rabia, a senior leader…

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Greetings to Hazrat Imam Khomeini from Zimbabwe prison

The people of South Africa suffer from racial discrimination. Even on those days when the government of racial discrimination was in place, the intellectuals of South Africa highly praised and admired Imam Khomeini and the people who fought in Iran. The person who later became the president was in prison at that time. I went to Zimbabwe for a meeting;…

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Zionist Saud, UAE pledge $3 billion aid to Sudan’s new junta amid protests

The two Persian Gulf Arab countries said in a statement carried by their state news agencies on Sunday that they would deposit some $500 million in Sudan’s central bank. The Saudi Press Agency claimed that the aid was intended to strengthen Sudan’s financial position, ease the pressure on the Sudanese pound and increase stability in the exchange rate. However, the package is being…

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Sudan’s ruling junta warns protesters against blocking roads

The TMC said in a statement on Monday that all the blockades placed on routes leading the army headquarters – which also hosts the presidential residence – should be removed. “The roads have to be opened immediately to facilitate the movement of trains, and all means of transport in the capital and other states so as to help movement of…

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5 Algerian billionaires arrested as part of anti-graft investigation

The five are Issad Rebrab, considered the richest businessman in the energy-rich North African nation, who is especially active in the food and sugar refining business, and four brothers from the Kouninef family, it said. Rebrab is chairman of the family-owned Cevital company, which imports raw sugar from Brazil and exports white sugar to Tunisia, Libya and elsewhere in the…

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Zionist Trump talks to Haftar on phone, Libyans protest against foreign intervention

At least 2,000 people protested in Tripoli’s central Martyrs’ Square on Friday, carrying signs against the interference of foreign countries in Libyan affairs. The protest came after the White House revealed in a statement on Friday that Trump had personally discussed the situation in Tripoli with Haftar on phone earlier this week. Haftar’s eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) launched an offensive…

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Libya’s Sarraj accuses France of supporting Haftar’s push to seize Tripoli

The interior ministry of the government of Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj ordered the suspension of all relations between the ministry and the French side on Friday. Interior minister Fathi Bach Agha cited “the position of the French government in support of the criminal Haftar” as the reason. French foreign ministry reacted to the decision, dismissing the accusations as “disappointing” and “completely unfounded.”…

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Sudan protesters hold biggest sit-in since Bashir’s ouster

Hundreds of thousands of people packed the streets outside the defense ministry in Khartoum on Thursday, chanting “Civilian rule, civilian rule.” Protesters waving national flags were also chanting “Freedom and revolution are the choice of the people.” “We will remain in the street until power is handed to civilian authority,” said 24-year-old protester Samia Abdallah. “We will bring down military…

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Algerian protests force head of Constitutional Council to resign

The controversial head of the country’s Constitutional Council quit on Tuesday bowing to weeks of anger from protesters. Pro-democracy protesters had called for the removal of Tayib Belaiz, saying he is part of a ruling elite they want to abolish. The resignation was yet more upheaval for Algeria since the ousting of long-time leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Bouteflika stepped down on…

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