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US lifts sanctions on Sudan, ending two decades of embargo - Washington Post

The United States permanently lifted a raft of sanctions on Sudan on Friday, saying the African nation had begun addressing concerns about terrorism as well as human rights abuses against civilians in the country's Darfur region. The decision to lift ...and more »

US to ease decades-old sanctions against Sudan - Deutsche Welle

The US says it will soon end tough sanctions on Sudan, giving it access to the global banking system. But President al-Bashir remains a war crimes suspect, and Sudan stays on the US list of state sponsors of terrorism. President Omar Hassan al-Bashir ...and more »

US Finally Lifts Sudan Sanctions, Citing Better Cooperation on Counterterrorism - Foreign Policy (blog)

Sudanese President and Commander in Chief Omar al-Bashir salutes during a ceremony to mark the 53rd anniversary of the creation of the Sudanese armed forces in the northern Sudanese city of Merowe, on August 14, 2007. Isam Al-Haj/AFP/Getty Images). The ...and more »

In Long-Isolated Sudan, 'Lot of Excitement' as US Sanctions End - New York Times

NAIROBI, Kenya — Sudan Airways regularly ranks among the worst airlines in the world. The national carrier has only one working plane, and it has suffered so many deadly accidents in recent years that passengers have acquired the habit of praying ...and more »

US to lift sanctions on Sudan - Financial Times

The US government has ended sanctions on Sudan after the north African country cut ties with North Korea. A US state department representative said on Friday that the move, which will take effect October 12, was prompted by the “government of Sudan's ...and more »

Sudanese look forward to a brighter future, with US sanctions ending Oct. 12 - PRI

A cashier counts US Dollars as people wait to receive money inside Bab Al-Mandab Exchange transfer money bureau in Khartoum, Sudan, Oct. 7, 2017. Credit: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters. Up until a few years ago, Sudanese engineer Ahmed Abdallah used ...and more »

US eases Sudan economic and trade sanctions -

The United States will lift some of its toughest long-standing sanctions imposed on Sudan, according to US officials. The US state department announced its decision to revoke the penalising economic and trade measures - in place since 1997 - on Friday ...and more »

US expected to end sanctions on Sudan - Financial Times

US president Donald Trump is expected to revoke longstanding sanctions on Sudan ahead of an October 12 deadline after the north African country ended ties with North Korea, according to people briefed on the matter. The Trump administration had delayed ...and more »

US Lifts Sudan Sanctions, Secures Commitment Against Arms Deals With North Korea - The Wire

Washington: The US lifted long-standing sanctions against Sudan on Friday, saying it had made progress fighting terrorism and easing humanitarian distress, and also secured Khartoum's commitment not to pursue arms deals with North Korea. In a move that ...and more »

How will lifting of US sanctions affect Sudanese? -

Sudanese residents were cautiously optimistic after the United States lifted decades-old sanctions against the country, but questions remained over how the decision would translate into daily life. The financial sanctions had put limits on ...and more »