The price of Sudan’s revolution is paid by women’s bodies

Published by Al-ArabyOn Thursday 23 December, thousands of Sudanese women and activists marched in a number of cities around Sudan to protest against the sexual violence and rape of women and girls during a demonstration against the military coup. Three days earlier, on 19 December, tens of thousands had gathered in Khartoum to commemorate the third anniversary of the 2018 December Revolution. The protest also aimed to demonstrate continued popular…

US Shoppers Find Some Groceries Scarce Due to Virus, Weather

Benjamin Whitely headed to a Safeway supermarket in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to grab some items for dinner. But he was disappointed to find the vegetable bins barren and a sparse selection of turkey, chicken and milk."Seems like I missed out on everything," Whitely, 67, said. "I'm going to have to hunt around for stuff now."Shortages at U.S. grocery stores have grown more acute in recent weeks as new problems…

Against US travel advisory, Kanye West planning Russia trip to meet and perform ‘Sunday Service’ for Vladimir Putin

Published by New York Daily NewsKanye West is headed to the Kremlin. The Grammy-winning hip-hop superstar, who recently referred to himself “Young Putin,” is reportedly planning to travel to Russia to meet his highest idol. According to Billboard, West’s confidant and strategic adviser, Ameer Sudan, is planning the jaunt, which include the gospel-themed Sunday service concert, where President Vladimir Putin will be invited as a special guest. “Russia is going…

Gulf writers to boycott UAE festival over Israel deal

Published by Al-ArabyA number of Gulf intellectuals have announced they will boycott a UAE literature festival taking place in February due to Abu Dhabi's normalisation with Israel. The Gulf Coalition Against Normalisation said that the Omani writer Bushra Khalfan, and Kuwaiti writers Mona Al-Shamri, Ahmed Al-Zamam and Ali Ashour, decided to boycott the Emirates Airlines Festival of Literature. The list of invitees included writers, academics, and intellectuals from a number…

4 boys go missing while herding cattle in Uror County

Four boys on Tuesday went missing while herding cattle in the outskirts of Motot Payam in Jonglei State’s Uror County, a local official said.Speaking to Radio Tamazuj on Thursday, Tang Chatim, the Uror County commissioner, said the boys, aged 11 to 14, were herding cattle in the Pulngere area only to go missing since Tuesday afternoon.“The four boys, aged between 11 and 14, went missing while herding their 46 cows…

4 boys go missing while herding cattle in Uror County

Four boys on Tuesday went missing while herding cattle in the outskirts of Motot Payam in Jonglei State’s Uror County, a local official said.Speaking to Radio Tamazuj on Thursday, Tang Chatim, the Uror County commissioner, said the boys, aged 11 to 14, were herding cattle in the Pulngere area only to go missing since Tuesday afternoon.“The four boys, aged between 11 and 14, went missing while herding their 46 cows…

Coming crack-up, President’s plans and Tamil timing | Daily FT

Published by Daily Financial TimesPresident Gotabaya Rajapaksa TNA Leader R. Sampanthan Susil Premjayanth is one of the good ones; educated, intelligent, experienced, a fine speaker and debater be it in parliament or on TV. He is not one of those the protesting peasants refer to rudely as “the buffaloes in Parliament”. An SLPP member, he represents what is best in the SLFP tradition: he is a moderate, progressive centrist. Someone…

Officials: Islamic State Group Plot in Morocco Foiled With US Help

RABAT, MOROCCO — Moroccan security forces with U.S. support have foiled a suspected bomb plot by the so-called Islamic State group and arrested an alleged supporter of the outlawed organization, counterterror police said Friday."This arrest is the culmination of close collaboration between (Moroccan security forces) and U.S. law-enforcement," Morocco's Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ) said in a statement without giving further details about the joint operation.The arrested suspect was…
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