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Vol 53 No 11

Published 25th May 2012


Sudan

Rockets and meetings

Khartoum blames Israel for bombing Port Sudan again while the opposition gets on with some planning

The airstrike that killed the driver of a four-by-four vehicle in a Port Sudan suburb just before 8 a.m. on 22 May added to the pressure on the ruling National Congress Party regime while reminding the world of its Islamist credentials. Foreign Minister Ali Ahmed Kurti immediately pointed to Israel, as the NCP had in a similar strike in April 2011.

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