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Abdul Hamid Awad

Abdelhameed Awad


Sudanese journalist based in Khartoum. Writes for Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, The New Arab's Arabic-language sister publication.

While Eid Al Fitr is usually embraced with delight by everyone in Sudan, this year scattered families are struggling to celebrate as the brutal war continues.

11 April, 2024

In-depth: As the brutal war raging in Sudan passed the 100-day mark with no sign of abating, opinions are divided in the country as to how and when the fighting will end.

31 July, 2023

The Rapid Support Forces (RSF) have carried out a string of political arrests in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, predominantly targetting Islamist figures they claim have ties to the former regime.

20 May, 2023

In-depth: Amid a flurry of mediation offers by regional and international parties, a US-Saudi initiative is at the forefront of efforts to end the fighting, having engaged both warring sides and proposing a three-stage solution to restore calm.

03 May, 2023

Sudan's resistance and neighbourhood committees have stepped into the security void as the army and the Rapid Support Forces' violent power struggle engulfs the country.

26 April, 2023

Sudanese worshippers celebrating Eid Al-Fitr performed the customary prayers of the holy celebration in Khartoum as rocket fire and anti-aircraft guns thundered in the background.

21 April, 2023

In-depth: Sudan's army chief General Abdel-Fattah al-Burhan has announced the military's decision to withdraw from politics. But as protests wane and the country sinks deeper into economic turmoil, many are questioning his real agenda.

27 September, 2022

In-depth: Sudan's resistance committees have led the civilian fightback against October's military coup. Their charter heralds a new stage in the struggle as they strive to establish themselves as a unified political force.

10 March, 2022

A court in Khartoum has sentenced a senior officer from the notorious Rapid Support Forces to death for the killing of a protester after the bloody dispersal of a sit-in outside the Sudanese army headquarters in 2019.

25 May, 2021