Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: Sudan

Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: Sudan

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Feb. 12: At the opening session of Parliament, `Umar al-Bashir was sworn in for a second five-year term as President. [2/13 NYT]

President Al-Bashir chose his cabinet. `Ali `Uthman Muhammad Taha was reappointed as First Vice President. Moses Machar Kacoul was appointed Second Vice President. [2/13 NYT] Feb. 13: The Uganda-based publication The Vision reported that 600 refugees from Kanisiku, in southern Sudan, had entered Yumbe district in northern Uganda. [2/14 FBIS]

Feb. 21: In Khartoum, authorities arrested former Prime Minister Hasan al-Turabi following an agreement he had forged in Switzerland with John Garang's Sudanese People's Liberation Army (SPLA). [2/22 NYT]

Feb. 23: The London-based daily AI-Sharq alAwsat reported that authorities had arrested 30 members of the Popular National Congress (PNC) Party. [2/26 FBIS]

Feb. 27: The UN Children's Fund said that over a five-day period, it had airlifted out of Bahr al-Gazal Province more than 2,800 former child soldiers. [2/28 NYT, FT]

Feb. 28: The New York Times reported that authorities had released some members of the PNC after they renounced the deal former Prime Minister Al-Turabi had made with the SPLA. …

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