Sudan

  • House Passes Bill Banning Egyptian, Sudanese Cotton Imports

    A bill banning cotton imports from Egypt and the Sudan was passed by a 274 to 64 vote in the House of Representatives today, despite efforts by the Administration to kill the measure. The bill, which goes to the Senate, would prohibit imports of cotton from countries that have severed relations with the United States,… More ▸

  • Hits Administration Plan to Give Sudan $20 Million in Grains

    The Administration has embarked on a “backdoor method” of resuming aid to the Arab nations that severed diplomatic relations with America, Rep. J. Herbert Burke, Florida Republican, a member of the House Agriculture Committee, charged today in a House speech. Rep. Burke said the U.S. Department of Agriculture has invited bids for $20 million in… More ▸

  • Sudanese Officer Sentenced to Prison for Allegedly Spying for Israel

    A Sudanese military court has sentenced a former major, Abbas Gamal Eldin, to nine years in prison on charges of spying for Israel, it was reported here today from Khartum. The defendant was found guilty of serving as a link between spy rings in Cairo and Asmara Eritrea which gathered information about Egypt and passed… More ▸

  • Delegation from French Sudan Studies Israel’s Irrigation, Industries

    A four – man delegation from the French Sudan is currently touring Israel studying Its settlements, irrigation system and industries. They have expressed an interest in Israeli experts to help them establish similar systems and to teach their people the use of fertilizers. They felt that the smallholders’ type of cooperative settlement was best suited… More ▸

  • Sudanese Delegation Arrives in Jerusalem; Says Africans Are Pro-israel

    The leader of a five-man delegation of government officials of the French Sudan, all Moslems, told Israelis today that “the peoples of Africa stand by your side, convinced that the people of Israel is not concerned with the race of a man but with the man himself.” The delegation visiting Israel as guests of the… More ▸

  • Sudanese Cabinet Joins Arab League in Decision to Boycott Israel

    The Sudanese Cabinet has approved a bill for the boycott of Israel “in accordance with resolutions adopted by the Arab League Council.” The British-protected sheikhdom of Bahrain announced today it has blacklisted the Eli Lilly International Corp., of the United States, as part of the Arab boycott against firms doing business with Israel. More ▸

  • Sudanese Government is Asking Egyptian Jews to Leave Country

    Barnett Janner, Labor member of Parliament and president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, drew the government’s attention this weekend to the fact that the Sudanese Government is asking Jewish Egyptian subjects to leave the Sudan. Speaking in Commons, Mr. Janner said that the move had come at the instigation of Egypt. He… More ▸

  • Israel Greets Sudan’s Independence; Sudan May Join Arab League

    (Israel’s Foreign Minister Moshe Sharett has cabled his government’s felicitation to the newly-independent state of Sudan, it was announced today. From Cairo it was reported that Premier Ismail of Azhari of Sudan today indicated that his newly independent nation will soon join the Arab League alignment against Israel. He said that he and his ministers… More ▸

  • Alliance Israelite Forms Committees in Sudan and Eritrea

    The Alliance Israelite Universelle today announced the formation of two more Alliance committees abroad, one in Khartoum, Sudan, and the other in Asmara, Eritrea. Alliance leader Andre Chouraqui recently returned from these two areas where he helped the committees with their initial organization. More ▸

  • Egypt Orders Sudan Administration Not to Engage in Any Trading with the Jewish State

    The Egyptian Government has applied pressure on the Sudan Administration to prevent trade between Sudan and Israel, it was revealed here in a London Times dispatch from Cairo. Abrahim Farag Bey, Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs, told the Egyptian Parliament that in response to several letters from him instructing the Sudanese authorities not to… More ▸