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  • Aug 28, 2014
  • Updated: 2:56pm

Khartoum

Four Chinese abducted in Sudan’s Darfur freed

Four Chinese workers abducted by Darfur rebels on January 12 have been freed, a spokeswoman for the joint UN-African Union peace keeping force in the troubled western Sudan region said on Wednesday.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

China, Sudan to set up agricultural free-trade zone

Sudan has allowed China to set up a free-trade zone for agricultural products and livestock to boost bilateral transactions, state news agency Suna said on Sunday, as the African country seeks to increase farm exports to offset the loss of oil.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Sudan rejects Israeli reason for allegedly bombing factory

Sudan's foreign ministry has denied Iran had any involvement in a military factory which Khartoum says was attacked by Israeli aircraft last week.

"The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms what is known by all: that Iran has no need to manufacture weapons in Sudan, for Iran or for its allies," the ministry said in a statement on Monday.

31 Oct 2012 - 3:34am

Sudan denies Iran role in arms factory

Sudan’s foreign ministry on Monday denied that Iran had any involvement in a military factory which Khartoum says was attacked by Israeli aircraft last week.

“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms what is known by all: that Iran has no need to manufacture weapons in Sudan, for Iran or for its allies,” the ministry said in a statement.

30 Oct 2012 - 5:48am

Israel blamed for Sudan air attack

Satellite images of the aftermath of an explosion at a Sudanese weapons factory suggest the site was hit in an air strike, a US monitoring group says.

The Sudanese government has accused Israel of bombing its Yarmouk military complex in Khartoum last week, killing two people and leaving the factory in ruins.

29 Oct 2012 - 3:55am

Sudan threatens Israel with missile attack revenge

Sudan has accused Israel of carrying out missile strikes against a military factory that killed two people in Khartoum overnight and threatened retaliatory action.

"We think Israel did the bombing," culture and information minister Ahmed Bilal Osman told a news conference. "We reserve the right to react at a place and time we choose."

25 Oct 2012 - 4:45am

Sudan military plane crashes outside Khartoum

A Sudanese military transport plane crashed in the desert outside the capital Khartoum on Sunday, killing some and injuring others, the army said.

“The pilot informed the airport that he had a problem with one of his engines,” before the plane went down west of Jebel Aulia, Sawarmi Khaled Saad, the Sudanese army spokesman, said.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am