Eight years after the Arab Spring transfixed the world, the Middle East has once again lit up with protest. In April, popular movements in Algeria and Sudan forced the ouster of two long-serving autocrats: Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who resigned on April 2, and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who was removed from power on April 11.
These uprisings show obvious parallels with the 2011 revolution in Egypt that led to the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak. In both…MORE: foreignaffairs
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It is probably no coincidence that the sudden, violent crackdown on protesters in central Khartoum followed a series of meetings between the leaders of Sudan’s military junta and autocratic Arab regimes that are actively attempting to shape the country’s future…MORE THE GUARDIAN
Hundreds of people protested in Sudan’s city of Omdurman on Monday, chanting “the people want the fall of the regime”, witnesses said, after the family of a man shot at an anti-government protest last week said he had died of his wounds.
Sudan has been shaken by near-daily demonstrations for over a month. They were set off by a worsening economic crisis, but quickly turned into growing calls for an end to President Omar al-Bashir’s three-decade rule….more: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/
In the small village of al-Kabashi near the Sudanese capital Khartoum, Muslims stop cars driving through and invite them to break their fast together at Iftar during the holy month of Ramadan….Some people want to join us while others are reluctant, so we try to convince all of them because the blessing of breaking the fast is at the time of sunset prayers,” said Al Jaili Bashir al-Kabashi. more: alarabiya
It is common for people who don’t know one another to break their fast together. … mats on the side of the ..more : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVdXs1-FvRw