Trump: Bahrain to Recognize Israel

President Donald Trump announced on Friday that the Gulf Kingdom of Bahrain has agreed to recognize Israel, following a similar deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates last month. The agreement is another sign of the shifting dynamic in the Middle East, one that brings Arab nations closer to Israel and is seen as isolating Palestinians. From the Oval Office, Trump said he had hosted a “historic call” between…

BERRI MEETS ITALIAN PM, SUDANESE AMBASSADOR, PAKRADONIAN

House Speaker, Nabih Berri, on Tuesday welcomed at his Ein El-Tineh residence visiting Italian Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, and his accompanying delegation, in the presence of Italian Ambassador to Lebanon, Nicoletta Bombardier. Speaker Berri also met with Sudan's Ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Sadeq Ali, who came on a farewell visit upon the end of his diplomatic mission in the country. Berri also received Tashnag Party Secretary General MP Hagop Pakradonian,…

Sudan’s final peace agreement to be signed on 2 October

(JUBA) - The South Sudanese mediation announced that the final peace agreement between the Sudanese transitional government and the armed groups will be signed on 2 October in Juba."The signing of the final peace agreement between the government and the Revolutionary Front will take place on the second of October in Juba," said the chief mediator Tut Galtuak on Sunday.Galtuak expected that the two parties will sign the implementation matrix…

Al-Burhan meets former political allies of Sudan’s ousted regime

(KHARTOUM) - Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, head of the Sovereign Council held a meeting with the National Program Group (NPG), which is made up of several groups previously allied with the former regime.The meeting which took place at the headquarters of the Sudanese army raised widespread reactions in social media, given that the group participated in the regime of the ousted president, Omer al-Bashir until his collapse in April 2019.The National…

Sudan’s Hamdok pledged to reshuffle negotiating team: SPLM-N says

(KHARTOUM) - Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok pledged to replace the negotiating delegation headed by the General Commander of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) Mohamed Hamdan Daglo "Hemetti" with new faces, said a prominent SPLM-N leading member.Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok and SPLM-N leader Abdel Aziz Al-Hilu held a four-day meeting in Addis Ababa which resulted in a preliminary agreement to address differences on the secular state and the right to self-determination."The…

U.S. Congress seeks to revive push for Sudan settlement bill :report

(WASHINGTON) — A group of Democratic U.S. senators are pushing for the introduction of a bill that would help conclude a settlement agreement between terror victims and the government of Sudan.The $300+ million deal would see money disbursed to those impacted by the 1998 twin embassy bombings in Kenya & Tanzania.US courts held Sudan liable because at one point in the 1990’s it harboured al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden &…

Secretary-General Welcomes Joint Agreement on Principles as ‘Positive Step’ Following Signing of New Sudan Peace Accord Earlier This Week

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: The Secretary-General welcomes the signing on 3 September of a joint agreement on principles by Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and the Chairman of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North Abdelaziz al-Hilu.  He considers this agreement a positive step, especially in the context of the initialling of the peace agreement between the Government, the Sudan Revolutionary Front and the…

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Sebastian Gorka of America First with Sebastian Gorka

QUESTION: One of the people who is key to those achievements is the man who is serving today as the 70th Secretary of State. Former director of Central Intelligence, a good friend of the show, a great patriot, he is Secretary Mike Pompeo. Secretary Pompeo, welcome back to America First. SECRETARY POMPEO: Hi, it is great to be back with you. I hope you’re doing great today. QUESTION: We are. We are, indeed.…