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  • New Sudan Regime Recognizes East Germany Because of Its Opposition to Israel

    The new Sudanese Government, in its first foreign policy act, has recognized East Germany because of that Government’s opposition to Israel, it was reported here. Sudan broke relations with West Germany four years ago when it recognized Israel. Speaking at a news conference in Khartoum, Premier Abubakr Awadallah, who seized control of the Government in… More ▸

  • Revolutionary Leader of Sudan Says His Regime Will Join ‘struggle for Palestine’

    Abubakr Awadallah, who took over the Premiership of the Sudan in a coup Sunday, said that his regime would promote closer relations with Egypt and “other progressive Arab states,” it was reported here. The leftist coup replaced the coalition Government of Ismail el-Azhari and was led by several middle-ranking military officers. Col. Jaafar Mohamed el-Nemairy,… More ▸

  • Johnson Vetoes Bill Barring Import of Extra Long Staple Cotton from Egypt, Sudan

    President Johnson has vetoed a bill passed by both houses of Congress that would have barred all imports of extra long staple cotton from any nations that fall to maintain diplomatic relations with the United States. Egypt and the Sudan are the only producers of long staple cotton that fit the description, both having broken… More ▸

  • 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 ▸