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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 »

Trump Administration Formally Lifts Sanctions on Sudan - New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced Friday that it would formally lift a host of sanctions against Sudan, concluding that decades of punitive efforts had done little to encourage reforms or fully resolve a conflict in the Darfur region ...and more »

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

The United States Friday afternoon lifted economic sanctions on Sudan, completing a process started by then-President Barack Obama in January. Though Sudan remains on the United States' list of state sponsors of terror, the termination of sanctions ...and more »

Will Sudan's Sanctions Drop Finally Connect Its Entrepreneurs With The World? - Red Herring

It is almost a quarter-century since Omar al-Bashir appointed himself President of Sudan. In that same year, 1993, America deemed al-Bashir's government a state sponsor of terror – a label it shares with Syria and Iran. Sanctions that prevent Sudan's ...and more »

US Lifts Economic Sanctions on Sudan - Voice of America

The United States has lifted long-standing economic sanctions on Sudan, citing the country's progress in human rights and counterterrorism. Friday's announcement by the State Department comes after what officials say was a careful review of Sudan's ...and more »

US lifts Sudan sanctions, wins commitment against arms deals with North Korea - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States 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 ...and more »

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 »

Donald Trump is bringing Sudan in from the cold - Quartz

After a twenty-year trade embargo, the United States has lifted sanctions against the government of Sudan. It follows bilateral agreements to cede hostilities in key regions, expand humanitarian access to those affected, and collaborate to address the ...and more »

US should continue sanctions against Sudan until human rights improve - The Hill

The Trump administration is reviewing U.S. sanctions against Sudan — which have been in place for nearly two decades — with an expected decision expected to come Oct. 12. Sudan's President Omar Hassan Ahmad al Bashir has urged that international ...and more »

How will lifting of US sanctions affect Sudanese? - Aljazeera.com

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 »