Saudi crown prince accuses Iran of Gulf tanker attacks

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has accused Iran of attacks on two oil tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel, adding he “won’t hesitate” to tackle any threats to the kingdom.

“The Iranian regime did not respect the presence …

Civil Protests in Khartoum Affect Crisis in Sudan’s Darfur Region

The mass civil disobedience campaign in the Sudanese capital Khartoum is impeding aid from flowing to flood-stricken victims in the northern Darfur region, the U.N. reports.

Darfur is about 1,000 kilometers (621 miles) from Khartoum, but violent confrontations between civilian …

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast: operator

One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship’s …

Social media goes blue for Sudan

Since April’s military ouster of President Omar Al-Bashir after 30 years in power, pro-democracy protesters’ attempts to negotiate a transition to civilian rule with Sudan’s Transitional Military Council (TMC) have faltered, stalled and then broken down.

On June 3, Sudan’s …

Sudan’s Bashir Appears in Public for First Time Since Ouster

Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir appeared in public on Sunday for the first time since his ouster, as he was led away to a prosecutor’s office in a corruption probe.

The deposed strongman has been held under arrest in the …

US Diplomat Wants ‘Credible’ Probe Into Sudan Crackdown

The top U.S. diplomat to Africa said there must be an independent and credible investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in the capital earlier this month, and the ruling military council said it would announce …

US Diplomat Wants ‘Credible’ Probe Into Sudan Crackdown

The top U.S. diplomat to Africa said there must be an independent and credible investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in the capital earlier this month, and the ruling military council said it would announce …