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  • State Dept. Announces Resumption of Diplomatic Ties with Sudan

    The State Department announced yesterday that United States diplomatic relations with the Sudan have been resumed after more than five years. Department spokesman Charles Bray said the formalities of resumption would be concluded shortly. He said the renewal of ties was on a Sudanese initiative, and that it was premature to discuss a possible resumption… More ▸

  • Sudanese Rebel Leader Says His People Want No War with Israel

    A leader of the south Sudanese rebels who signed a truce yesterday with the central government in Khartoum, told an Israeli radio reporter last night that his people want no part of the war against Israel. In a report broadcast from southern Sudan, the reporter quoted the rebel leader as saying: “We are Africans concerned… More ▸

  • Sadat Rebuffed by Syria, Sudan

    President Anwar Sadat of Egypt, whose recent trip to Moscow was less than a resounding success, suffered another rebuff today at the hands of his Arab friends. The presidents of Syria and Sudan declined to attend an Arab summit meeting Sadat had arranged in Libya, apparently to entice the Sudanese into joining the Egypt-Libya-Syria Federation…. More ▸

  • West Germany, Sudan Renew Diplomatic Relations

    The West German Foreign Ministry announced today that the Federal Republic and Sudan have renewed diplomatic relations and will exchange ambassadors “in the very near future.” The announcement followed one earlier this week that Bonn has renewed diplomatic ties with Algeria. Relations between West Germany and most Arab states were broken by the Arabs in… More ▸

  • Sudan Affair May Be Splitting Soviet Government and Communist Party

    The Sudanese affair has precipitated a serious crisis between the Soviet Union and a number of influential Communist Parties abroad. According to top members of the Communist Party here, a crisis is also brewing in Moscow where, for the first time in history, the Party and the Government have different interests and advocate opposite policies…. More ▸

  • Israelis Don’t Believe Sudan Will Go Communist

    Israeli political circles here said today that last night’s military coup in Sudan by allegedly Communist officers did not mean that the country would go Communist. They said the new ruling junta, headed by Maj. Hashem al-Atta, a reputed Communist, could not govern the country with Communists and pro-Communists alone but would have to include… More ▸

  • U.s., UN Condemned for Inaction on Genocide Against Black Africans in South Sudan

    The president of the National Women’s League of the United Synagogue of America has condemned United Nations and United States inaction on “the genocidal campaign of destruction that the Arab military dictatorship in Khartoum is waging against black Africans in the South Sudan.” Mrs. Henry N. Rapaport of Scarsdale expressed regret, in a statement, that… More ▸

  • Egypt’s Air Force Aiding Sudan Government in Battle to Crush Southern Sudan Revolt

    Two Sudanese rebel leaders charged today that the Egyptian Air Force was aiding the Khartoum government in its battle against the revolt in the southern Sudan. They said Egyptian aircraft were bombing and strafing. African guerrilla camps to soften them for Sudanese ground attacks, The rebel leaders were interviewed by an Israeli military networks correspondent… More ▸

  • Eban Denies Israel Maintains Military Attaches with Rebel Forces in Southern Sudan

    Foreign Minister Abba Eban today denied a London Sunday Times report that Israel was maintaining military attaches with African rebel forces in southern Sudan and was assisting the rebels. Replying to questions in the Knesset Mr. Eban said Israel was rendering aid to Kenya, Uganda and Kinshasa Congo within the framework of its technical assistance… More ▸

  • Egypt-libya-sudan Alliance Under Strain; Libya’s President Rebukes Soviet Union

    The recently formed alliance between Egypt, Libya and the Sudan developed a sharp crack last week as the heads of these states met at Khartoum to launch still another drive for all-Arab cooperation in the struggle against Israel. President Gamal Abdel Nasser, President Muammer al-Qaddhafi, of Libya and Premier Jaafar e-Numeiri of Sudan, mapped out… More ▸