Sudanese security forces have fired tear gas and live ammunition, killing at least three people as thousands took to the streets in the capital of Khartoum and other cities once again to protest the October military coup.
Abdel-Fattah Burhan said in an interview with Russia's state-owned Sputnik news agency published Friday that the new premier will form a cabinet that will share leadership of the country with the armed forces.
Sudan has been ruled by an interim, civilian-military government since 2019. The military ousted longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir in April that year, following four months of mass protests against his rule.
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is to visit Egypt on Monday for talks with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt's office of the presidency said.
The UNHCR released a statement Friday saying that at least 70 incidents of armed violence including shelling, crossfire, and air strikes have caused injuries and deaths among civilians during the first quarter of 2021.
At least 74 migrants drowned after their Europe-bound ship capsized off the coast of Libya on Thursday, the U.N. migration agency said, in the latest in a series of at least eight shipwrecks in the Central Mediterranean since last month.
Iranian news outlets say the coronavirus has infected more than 10,000 health care workers in the country, which is battling the deadliest outbreak in the Middle East.
The settlement is the latest step from Khartoum to end its international pariah status.
The emerging deal could break the political impasse that has gripped the country since the military ousted the longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir in April.
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