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Trump to delist Sudan from terror list for $335m

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Trump to delist Sudan from terror list for $335m

Sudan could soon see itself removed from the US blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism after President Donald Trump said he was ready to make the move.

French police raid Islamist groups after teacher beheading

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French police raid Islamist groups after teacher beheading

French police have raided Islamist groups in the aftermath of the beheading of a teacher who showed his school class cartoons of the Prophet ...

Qatar to stage Asian Champions League final

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Qatar to stage Asian Champions League final

Qatar will host the postponed Asian Champions League final after staging the knockout rounds.

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Saudi, Russia urge oil producers to adhere to limits

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and President Vladimir Putin 'agreed on the importance of all oil-producing countries to continue co-operating and abiding by the Opec+ agreement'.

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Sudan 'given 24 hours' to normalise ties with Israel

Washington has reportedly given Khartoum until the end of Thursday to agree to establish diplomatic relations with Israel or face continued ...

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Saudi hosts G20 talks on virus recovery, debt relief

G20 finance ministers and central bankers held talks aimed at spurring global recovery from a coronavirus-triggered recession.

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Sudan’s PM sacks provincial governor after deadly protests

Abdalla Hamdok fired Saleh Ammar, the newly appointed governor of Kassala province, after protests against his appointment turned deadly

Global oil demand to recover by <em>2022</em>: Aramco

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Global oil demand to recover by 2022: Aramco

Aramco's chief executive predicted the crude oil market could recover to pre-coronavirus levels by 2022, however the International ...

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Sudan PM says US blacklisting harms path to democracy

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has said that keeping his country on a US blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism is endangering its ...

US, Iran officials visit Kuwait after death of emir

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US, Iran officials visit Kuwait after death of emir

Sheikh Nawaf succeeded his half-brother, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, a giant of Gulf diplomacy who died at the age of 91.

'We need Israel' says Sudan's top general

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'We need Israel' says Sudan's top general

Sudan's deputy leader Mohammad Hamdan Dagalo said Khartoum was heading for 'relations, not normalisation' with Israel, without specifying what ...

Leading Sudan religious body declares normalisation with Israel impermissible

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Leading Sudan religious body declares normalisation with Israel impermissible

Political factions in Sudan are split over the issue of normalisation with Israel, which the country's leading religious body has declared ...

UAE announces bid for UN Security Council seat

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UAE announces bid for UN Security Council seat

The UAE is seeking a seat on the UN Security Council.

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IMF to monitor Sudan economic reform programme

Sudan reached out to the IMF staff to monitor its reform to establish a "strong track record" of policy and reform implementation – a key requirement for eventual debt relief.

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US seeks breakthrough on Sudan before election

The US is looking to make a timely diplomatic breakthrough with Sudan, as the Arab state seeks to be removed from America's blacklist of state ...

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US, Qatar announce partnerships following third strategic dialogue

The third US-Qatar strategic dialogue resulted in a number of partnerships, including health cooperation, law enforcement and counterterrorism, ...

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Turkish drone company successfully tests flying car

Drone giant Baykar says it could still take as many as 15 years to see a flying car on the road.

PSG chief Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA official Valcke trial starts

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PSG chief Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA official Valcke trial starts

The trial of Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and FIFA's former secretary general Jerome Valcke began on Monday.

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World Cup host Qatar set to play Gold Cup

Qatar is only the second team from Asia invited to play in the Gold Cup.

Qatar 'dismantles' controversial kafala system in major labour reforms

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Qatar 'dismantles' controversial kafala system in major labour reforms

Qatar become the first country in the Middle East on Sunday to set a basic 'non-discriminatory' minimum wage for workers in the Gulf state, amid ...

Asylum for Sale: The intersection of capitalism and migration

Sophia Akram

Asylum for Sale: The intersection of capitalism and migration

Book Club: Through essays, artwork, and photographs, this explosive new book documents the global asylum regime as an industry characterised by ...

The EU is fueling hunger in Africa

Muhammed Magassy

The EU is fueling hunger in Africa

Comment: Unless the EU urgently rethinks its protectionist trade policies a sharp uptick in food insecurity will turn the Covid-19 crisis into a ...

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