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In Sudan’s Nuba Mountains, Rebels Make Gains—And Talk of Marching on Khartoum

In the shade of a thorn tree on a plain of cracked earth and yellow grass, Brig. Gen. Namiri Murrad lays out how the rebels of southern Sudan plan to unite and overthrow President Omar al-Bashir and his Islamist regime in Khartoum. “Right now, our work is to clean our house,” he tells TIME in [...]
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Sudan's Bashir vows to punish South

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

KHARTOUM — Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir voiced doubt on Thursday over UN talk of sanctions against South Sudan, but said his country will impose a punishment of its own for deadly clashes along the border. Keeping up war rhetor... Read Post

Sudan: Wishful Spring Thinking or the Beginning of the End for Bashir?

News / International Affairs : Global Spin (2 years ago)

In a bunker hidden by camouflage from Sudanese bombers roaming overhead at a secret rebel base in the Nuba Mountains in southern Sudan, Major General Izzat Kuku outlined the plan to overthrow Sudanese dictator Omar al-Bashir and his... Read Post

Bashir threatens to oust South Sudan government

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

KHARTOUM — Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir threatened Wednesday to overthrow South Sudan's "insect" government, as world powers tried to pull the rivals from the brink of an all-out war after the South seized a key oil field. "Our ... Read Post


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