The Muslim Brotherhood said it was entering direct talks with the government Sunday. Democracy protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square remain suspicious of any compromise deals that may be promised by Vice President Omar Suleiman.
02/06/2011 09:52 am
The protests in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, were against politics as usual, not only the government of President Omar al-Bashir.
02/01/2011 05:24 pm
Africa Monitor Northern Sudan's protests sparked by Egypt and Tunisia, but will they have the same effect?
Protesters say Khartoum protests are connected to events in Tunisia and Egypt, but South Sudan's imminent secession sets these protests against a dramatically different background.
01/31/2011 03:18 pm
Terrorism & Security Sudan sees Egypt-inspired protests in the North, jubilation on referendum in the South
Antigovernment protests in North Sudan led to the death of a university student Sunday while South Sudanese celebrated an overwhelming vote for independence.
01/31/2011 11:17 am
President Obama wanted to focus on job creation. But dramatic unrest in Tunisia, Egypt, and across the Arab world, shaky governments in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Lebanon, and potential major developments in China and North Korea mean Mr. Obama's priorities in 2011 may not be ones of his choosing.
01/31/2011 07:51 am
South Sudan's long-awaited independence referendum produced an overwhelming turnout of 99 percent among voters in the south, one of the poorest and least developed regions on earth.
01/30/2011 02:49 pm
Although some results from South Sudan's referendum still need to be made official, Sudanese and international observers are beginning to look ahead to what comes with independence.
01/27/2011 12:35 pm
South Sudan's government has brought home hundreds of South Sudanese, but it seems unable to meet the needs of the people who arrived before that and are still trying to establish themselves.
01/26/2011 04:20 pm
Many South Sudanese are still skeptical of the chances of real peace, although South Sudan's leader has urged forgiveness for the north for its actions during Sudan's civil war.
01/24/2011 02:33 pm
Members of President Bush’s Africa team have steadily criticized President Obama's administration's approach to Sudan, even as the referendum appears to be unfolding peacefully.
01/24/2011 12:38 pm