SUDAN WATCH: New Al-Fatih hotel in Khartoum

Friday, December 15, 2006

New Al-Fatih hotel in Khartoum

Al-Fatih, the name of a new five star hotel in Khartoum, is Arabic for 'September'.

New Al-Fatih hotel in Khartoum

Photo: An old yellow taxi sits parked outside the new Libyan-funded Al-Fatih five star hotel in the capital Khartoum, Sudan Friday, Dec. 8, 2006. Sudan is enjoying an oil-fueled economic boom even as its wartorn Darfur region suffers through brutal violence, with some calling the boom a hopeful sign that the famine-prone African country is pulling itself together. Al-Fatih is Arabic for 'September'. (AP Dec 15 2006 Photo/Alfred de Montesquiou)


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