Alsadiq Almahadi, leader of the opposition Umma Party and former ...
Aug 13th, 2011
(Reuters) - Alsadiq Almahadi, leader of the opposition Umma Party and former prime minister, speaks during a news conference about the Doha Agreement on Darfur, in Khartoum August 13, 2011. Sudan signed a peace accord with a small Darfur rebel group, the Liberation and Justice Movement (LJM), in Doha last month. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah (SUDAN - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT) -
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