Govt Says Aims to Halt UAE Funding for Troops

[Shabelle] As relations with the United Arab Emirates sour over the seizure of millions of dollars in cash, Somalia announced Wednesday it would end UAE funding for its armed forces.

[Shabelle] As relations with the United Arab Emirates sour over the seizure of millions of dollars in cash, Somalia announced Wednesday it would end UAE funding for its armed forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

UAE Minister Gargash Says Govt Creating ‘Unnecessary’ Tension

[Shabelle] UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said Somalia created tension that’s uncalled for after its seizure of a civilian aircraft this week and money on board that’s allocated for the Somali army.

[Shabelle] UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said Somalia created tension that's uncalled for after its seizure of a civilian aircraft this week and money on board that's allocated for the Somali army.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Hilal Mediators Abducted in Khartoum

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The head of the Popular Court of Mesteriya, Omda Hasoun Mangali, was kidnapped by unknown parties in front of a house at El Muhandiseen in Omdurman, adjacent to the capital of Khartoum on Wednesday.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The head of the Popular Court of Mesteriya, Omda Hasoun Mangali, was kidnapped by unknown parties in front of a house at El Muhandiseen in Omdurman, adjacent to the capital of Khartoum on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Abdelwahid El Nur – ‘Settlers Off Land of Displaced, Compensation, Freedom, Before Talk of Peace in Sudan’

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -Abdelwahid El Nur, the leader of the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM-AW) has called on the African Union to disarm the Sudanese government militias, expel the new settlers who have been settled in the lands and villages of the di…

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -Abdelwahid El Nur, the leader of the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM-AW) has called on the African Union to disarm the Sudanese government militias, expel the new settlers who have been settled in the lands and villages of the displaced people of Sudan, individually and collectively compensate them, and provide conducive circumstances for freedom before talking about peace.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

AU Commissioner – ‘Berlin Meeting Last Chance for Hold-Out Darfur Rebels’

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -The AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Shargi, has confirmed the AU’s determination to take what he called necessary measures to deal with the armed movements in Darfur in the event they refuse to join t…

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -The AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Shargi, has confirmed the AU’s determination to take what he called necessary measures to deal with the armed movements in Darfur in the event they refuse to join the peace process.

Mother Dead, Child Loses Legs in Jebel Marra RPG Blast

[Radio Dabanga] Deribat -A woman was killed and a child lost both of his legs in the blast from a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG)* – part of a barrage fired from the headquarters of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) based in Deribat in Darfur’s East Jebel Ma…

[Radio Dabanga] Deribat -A woman was killed and a child lost both of his legs in the blast from a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG)* - part of a barrage fired from the headquarters of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) based in Deribat in Darfur's East Jebel Marra on Monday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Eastern Sudan – Fuel Crisis Enters Second Month

[Radio Dabanga] Kassala -The fuel crisis in Kassala in eastern Sudan has entered its second month despite the government’s announcement that enough fuel is available for the country.

[Radio Dabanga] Kassala -The fuel crisis in Kassala in eastern Sudan has entered its second month despite the government's announcement that enough fuel is available for the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Derelict Ship Sinks After Three Years At Anchor Off Port Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -A ship that has been anchored off Port Sudan for three years sank on Sunday, causing a potential hazard to ships. The port workers hold the maritime inspection authority responsible.

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -A ship that has been anchored off Port Sudan for three years sank on Sunday, causing a potential hazard to ships. The port workers hold the maritime inspection authority responsible.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

80-Year-Old Sheikh ‘Barbarically Tortured to Death’ in Jebel Marra

[Radio Dabanga] Libei -An 80-year-old sheikh has died in the custody of the Sudanese government forces in Darfur’s East Jebel Marra. He allegedly succumbed after severe torture. Local notables have branded his killing as ‘barbaric’.

[Radio Dabanga] Libei -An 80-year-old sheikh has died in the custody of the Sudanese government forces in Darfur's East Jebel Marra. He allegedly succumbed after severe torture. Local notables have branded his killing as 'barbaric'.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan