Sep 29, 2011
The Daily Star
Bashir rules out negotiations with Blue Nile rebels
KHARTOUM: President Omar al-Bashir said Sudanese government forces were poised to attack a stronghold of armed rebels in Blue Nile state, and vowed not to negotiate with what he called mutineers, the state news agency SUNA reported Wednesday.
Sudan's east rumbles with discontent ahead of election
Overshadowed by unrest in the south and war in Darfur, Sudan's neglected and impoverished east rumbles with discontent ahead of next month's multiparty polls, the country's first since 1986.