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Obama administration to lift some sanctions against Sudan - Washington Post

The United States will ease some financial sanctions against Sudan in recognition of what the Obama administration says are small areas of improvement in fighting terrorism and other U.S. goals, the White House announced Friday. The move, which lifts ...and more »

Easing Sudan's sanctions: Lifeline for Bashir or catalyst for change? - African Arguments

What's behind Obama's 11th-hour decision to lift sanctions on one of the world's most isolated regimes? Credit: OFID/F. Albassam. Ordinary Sudanese citizens have borne the brunt of the trade embargo. Credit: OFID/F. Albassam. In one of his final acts ...and more »

US eases sanctions against Sudan, citing humanitarian improvements - The Guardian

Washington moves closer to normalized relations with designated terror sponsor in move expert says is geopolitical and 'not about human rights'. Jason Burke Africa correspondent. Fri 13 Jan 2017 13.07 EST Last modified on Tue 28 Nov 2017 02.33 EST.and more »

Obama's Premature 'Easing' of Sanctions on Sudan - Human Rights Watch

Sudan's government has committed mass killings, forced millions from their homes, and used rape as a weapon of war. It has bombed children and schools, starved civilians as a counterinsurgency strategy, gunned down scores of protesters in Khartoum, ...and more »

Sudan Sanctions: Obama, You've Been Played, Advantage Bashir - Huffington Post

Dear President Obama,. Last week, I and twenty-five Sudanese and activists from around the world asked you not to lift sanctions on Sudan. On Friday, you announced that you were lifting some sanctions for a six-month trial period. Friday morning, your ...and more »

United States to Lift Sudan Sanctions - New York Times

LONDON — After nearly 20 years of hostile relations, the American government plans to reverse its position on Sudan and lift trade sanctions, Obama administration officials said late Thursday. Sudan is one of the poorest, most isolated and most ...and more »

Barack Obama orders easing of sanctions against Sudan - Financial Times

Barack Obama has ordered the easing of two decades of sanctions on Sudan, recognising what the US president called “positive actions” taken by the once pariah government in Khartoum. In an executive order issued on Friday, Mr Obama revoked parts of a ...and more »

US lifts 20-year economic embargo on Sudan -

The United States has announced the end of a 20-year economic embargo on Sudan, lifting trade and financial sanctions in an effort to foster ties with the Sudanese government. The announcement made by outgoing President Barack Obama's administration ...and more »

Sudan thanks Saudi Arabia for helping lift sanctions - Arab News

RIYADH: Sudanese officials have acknowledged that Saudi Arabia went the extra mile to help to lift US sanctions on Sudan, a north African country which seeks a strong relationship with the US and its allies in the Middle East. US President Barack Obama ...and more »

US Lifts Some Sanctions Against Sudan - Voice of America

U.S. President Barack Obama lifted some sanctions on Sudan today in response to what he calls "positive actions" by the country's government. They include ceasing hostilities in Darfur, improving humanitarian access, ending negative interference in ...and more »