Omdurman


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a city of Sudan

a battle (1898) in which an English and Egyptian army under Kitchener defeated the Sudanese

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Wad Nubawi area in Omdurman, is the bastion of the Ansar religious sect of the National Umma Party (NUP) led by Former Prime Minister AL-Sadiq al-Mahdi.
According to the radio station, the match was a local Sudanese derby played between bitter rivals Al Merreikh Omdurman and Al Hilal Omdurman.
Earlier, he held a number of positions in Omdurman National Bank and prior to that with Faisal Islamic Bank.
Late yesterday police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of demonstrators in Omdurman and a small protest was also held in the capital itself.
On Tuesday, protesters ransacked and then torched offices of the ruling National Congress Party in Omdurman, witnesses said.
The Sudanese capital is a three-in-one city with Khartoum proper, Khartoum Bahari, and Omdurman making up Greater Khartoum.
Algerian authorities have mobilized planes and offered discounted tickets for the "Green and White" fans to come and watch Wednesday's game against the "Pharaohs" in Omdurman, the twin city of Khartoum on the Nile.
President Omar Al-Beshir led the funeral procession as Nimeiry's body, wrapped in a Sudanese flag, was carried by military officials to his burial site in Omdurman, Khartoum's twin city.
The men were found guilty of involvement in the attack on the Khartoum suburb of Omdurman in May 2008.
Low-intensity clashes have continued in Omdurman, on the western bank of the Nile opposite Khartoum.
They were due to play this weekend in Omdurman but the game has been postponed due to escalating tensions between the nations.
She was locked up for 15 days in Omdurman women's prison which watchdogs said was massively overcrowded, infected with mosquitos and where 20 women and children were often confined to one cell.
Evoking images of broken squares of British troops, jammed Gatling guns, ferocious locals, gunboats on the Nile, the Camel Corps and the charge of the 21st Lancers at Omdurman, the story also brings together a cast of larger-than-life characters--Gordon, Wolseley, Kitchener, Gladstone, Churchill, the Madhi, the Khalifa Abdallahi and many others.
The shooting started during prayers at the mosque in Khartoum's sister city of Omdurman in the Sudan