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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A total of 19 WFP-contracted trucks loaded with 500 metric tons of sorghum left El Obeid in central Sudan on 22 November and arrived five days later in Aweil, after driving 830 kilometres (515 miles).
The agency, in a statement issued Wednesday, said 19 trucks it had contracted and loaded with 500 tonnes of sorghum left El Obeid in Central Sudan on 22 November and arrived five days later in Aweil.
5%) were females aged 18 and above recruited from four sites in the Sudan: El Obeid (West), Dongola (North), Kassala (East), and Khartoum (Central Sudan).
In the first stage, together with Ericsson, Zain will extend 4G coverage to the capital Khartoum, Medani, Port Sudan and El Obeid.
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.
For six months there's been a constant stream of European representatives in Iran," says Suhail el Obeid, a Middle East expert at Swiss Global Enterprise, a Swiss foreign trade promoter.
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).

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