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Bashir's plane lacked permit: Saudi

Saudi Arabia's aviation authority said Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir's plane was barred from entering the kingdom's airspace this week while on a flight to Iran because it did not have the right permit. &nbs

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Bashir orders stoppage of South Sudan oil

Sudan's president ordered a stoppage of all South Sudan's oil exports from Sunday, accusing his neighbour of backing rebels on his territory, and bringing the foes back to the brink of confrontation after months of relative peace.

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Sudan, S Sudan armies clash

Clashes erupted between Sudan and South Sudan's armed forces on Monday, prompting Sudan's president to suspend a planned meeting to resolve the countries' bitter disputes. South Sudan accused Sudan of sending warplanes to bomb two border a

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Indonesia jails militant cleric for 15 years

Indonesian militant cleric Abu Bakar Bashir was jailed for 15 years on Thursday for his involvement with a group that aimed to kill the country's president.      Jailing Bashir has been seen as an important step i

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Bashir accepts south Sudan's secession vote

Sudan's president on Monday said he accepted a southern vote for independence in a referendum that is set to create Africa's newest state and open up a fresh period of uncertainty in the increasingly volatile region.    Fin

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Bashir sworn in as Sudan president again

Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir, wanted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court (ICC), was sworn in on Thursday after his re-election in voting marred by boycotts. Bashir, who rejects charges of ordering mass murder, ra

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Arab summit backs Sudan's Bashir

An Arab summit in Doha voiced support for Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir, rejecting an international arrest warrant issued against him for alleged war crimes in Darfur. "We reiterate our solidarity with Sudan and our rejection of

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Bashir arrives in Qatar for summit

Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir arrived in Qatar on Sunday, Al Jazeera television reported, as Arab leaders gathered for a summit which is set to discuss his indictment for war crimes. Bashir has visited Egypt, Eritrea, Libya and

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Bashir threatens more expulsions in Darfur

Sudan's President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir threatened on Sunday to expel diplomats and more aid groups, brandishing a sword at a Darfur rally days after a Hague court issued a warrant for him for war crimes. Sudan has already closed 13 foreig

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Hague court issues warrant for Bashir

The International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir for war crimes in Darfur, a decision that could spark more regional turmoil. The warrant is the first issued against a sitting head of s

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