Fri, 03 Dec 2021

KHARTOUM -- Chairman of Sudan's Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan on Monday declared a state of emergency across the country, and dissolved the transitional sovereign council and the government.

The decision was made hours after acting Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, members of the Transitional Sovereignty Council's civilian component and several ministers were arrested by joint military forces, Sudan's Ministry of Information and Communications said earlier in the day. (Sudan-Emergency-State)


KHARTOUM -- Chairman of Sudan's Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan said on Monday that the division among partners in the transitional government prompted the military intervention to prevent the country from chaos.

Al-Burhan, also general commander of the Sudanese armed forces, made the remarks in a speech broadcast by the official Sudan TV, in which he announced the state of emergency across the country, dissolution of the sovereign council and the government, and the relief of all state governors of their post. (Sudan-Military-Intervention)


JERUSALEM -- Israel lifted on Monday an official travel warning for trips to Morocco which has been in effect for the past 10 years.

"It has been decided to cancel the travel warning for Morocco that has been in place for over a decade," Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's office said in a statement. (Israel-Morocco-Travel)


CAIRO -- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Monday that he canceled the extension of the years-long state of emergency throughout the country.

"I am glad that we share together the moment that we have long sought with struggle and hard work. Egypt has become, thanks to its great people and loyal men, an oasis of security and stability in the region," Sisi posted on his official Facebook page. (Egypt-Emergency-Cancellation)

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