El Obeid

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El Obeid

(ɛl əʊˈbeɪd)
(Placename) a city in the central Sudan, in Kordofan province: scene of the defeat of a British and Egyptian army by the Mahdi (1883). Pop: 423 000 (2005 est)

El O•beid

(ˌɛl oʊˈbeɪd)

also Al-Ubayyid

a city in the central Sudan. 140,024.
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The appointment of Bishop Mungoria of El Obeid Diocese was announced on Saturday 15 August 2015.
EL OBEID (SUDAN), (TAP) - Tunisia's national soccer U23 team qualified for the third and last qualifying round for the U23 African Nations Championship after beating Sudan's 2-0 at a second-round 2
Bishop Macram Max Gassis, who retired last October as head of Sudan's El Obeid diocese, said heightened international attention to the situation could save lives.
Ryoichi Horie, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of the Sudan, visited El Obeid and West Bara Locality of North Kordofan State.
The road between Dilling and El Obeid is open and movement is normal," he said, quoted by the Sudanese Media Centre which is close to the security apparatus.
La veille, dans une des offensives les plus spectaculaires de ces dernieres annees, Le Front revolutionnaire a reussi a prendre le controle d'Oum Rawaba, la deuxieme plus grande ville du Kordofan-Nord situee a environ 100 km du chef-lieu, El Obeid.
What is happening today in the Nuba mountains is exactly a carbon copy of what has been taking place in Darfur--only even worse," said Bishop Macram Max Gassis, spiritual leader of Sudan's Diocese of El Obeid.
Bashir, shouting and gesticulating with a traditional staff, spoke on Thursday in the North Kordofan capital El Obeid to hundreds of freshly trained male and female members of the paramilitary People's Defence Force (PDF).
Head of the Department of Health Sciences Dr Tahra el Obeid said, "The department shares a common goal with the MTU in building a bridge between secondary schools and university- level education, and upgrading the capabilities of high school students to equal those of university undergraduate students.
Harun said the Chinese were in good condition and had been taken to nearby El Obeid in neighbouring North Kordofan.
Dr Ismail El Fihail has been spending Eid in Abu Dhabi for several decades now, but he still remembers the colourful celebrations in his Sudanese hometown of El Obeid, the capital city of Kurdufan region.

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