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A heavy Sudanese troop presence helped restore calm Tuesday in the Darfur region, after three days of inter-ethnic violence claimed at least 155 lives and displaced tens of thousands.

Sudan warned it cannot continue the "vicious cycle" of negotiations with Egypt and Ethiopia in the long-running dispute over Addis Ababa's controversial Blue Nile mega dam.

Sudan: key dates in Darfur war

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Sudan: key dates in Darfur war

A timeline of the decades-long Darfur conflict as the UN and AU's long-running peacekeeping mission came to an end.

African Union opens 'migration observatory'

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African Union opens 'migration observatory'

The African Union launched a study platform to improve migration governance on the continent.

Polisario Front condemns US declaration on W. Sahara

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Polisario Front condemns US declaration on W. Sahara

US President Donald Trump, whose mandate ends in January, said on Thursday he had agreed to recognise Moroccan sovereignty over the disputed ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The geopolitical shadow of Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Analysis: Ethiopia's deadly civil war in Tigray province risks triggering wider geopolitical instability in the Horn of Africa.

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Tigray leader says his people 'ready to die'

TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichaelaccused Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of issuing threats to buy time.

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Traffic resumes at truck stop that sparked WSahara tensions

Truck traffic resumed between Mauritania and Morocco a day after Rabat launched a military operation to reopen a key highway in the Western ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN, AU recommend end of Darfur peacekeeping mission

African Union leaders and the UN recommended ending their joint peacekeeping mission in Darfur, acknowledging the political transformation in ...

Sudan says latest Nile dam talks failed

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Sudan says latest Nile dam talks failed

The latest round of Nile dam talks between Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia have failed, Khartoum said.

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French government shuts down major Muslim charity

French authorities have shut down the Muslim charity BarakaCity, which operates in 26 countries, with Interior Minister Gerard Darmanin accused ...

Ethiopia PM says 'no harm' intended toward Egypt, Sudan

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Ethiopia PM says 'no harm' intended toward Egypt, Sudan

Ethiopia's prime minister has defended his country's controversial Grand Renaissance Dam project, days after Egyptian criticism at the UN.

Egypt and Ethiopia's Nile dam: Waiting for disaster?

Amr Salahi

Egypt and Ethiopia's Nile dam: Waiting for disaster?

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan are negotiating over the Grand Renaissance Dam again, but talks are shrouded by opacity and fears of drought and ...

African Union mediates Ethiopia dam talks

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African Union mediates Ethiopia dam talks

The African Union mediated a round of talks Monday between ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Addis Ababa's controversial Nile dam ...

UN, <em>AU</em> urge Darfur troop deployment to protect civilians

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UN, AU urge Darfur troop deployment to protect civilians

Sudanese authorities have been urged to deploy troops to the Darfur region on Tuesday, where a massacre of more than 60 people was reported just ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

African Union to hold meeting on Ethiopian dam

The African Union is to hold a three-way meeting on Ethiopia's controversial Nile dam project on August 3 with Sudan and Egypt.

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AU reports Nile negotiations progress amid Egyptian criticism

The African Union has reported progress in negotiations regarding Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam amid heightened tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia ...

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Egypt seeks UN resolution on Nile dam dispute

Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shoukry said the draft resolution on the Nile dam dispute is in line with the outcome of an African Union summit.

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Ethiopia inches towards filling mega-dam as AU urges deal

The statement from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's office undercut claims by Egypt and Sudan that the dam would not be filled until a deal is ...

Trump to extend US work visa freeze until year-end

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Trump to extend US work visa freeze until year-end

Trump will prolong a ban on US employment permits until the end of 2020, and broaden it to include H-1B visas used widely by tech companies and ...

The New Arab & agencies

War dominates Africa summit as leaders vow Libya support

African Union leaders vowed on Monday to push peace efforts in Libya, a sign of the bloc's desire to play a bigger role in resolving the ...

Muslim ex-government worker sues US Secretary of State

The New Arab

Muslim ex-government worker sues US Secretary of State

Azza Zaki has filed a federal lawsuit seeking $500,000, after being refused the request to work from home twice a week during the Muslim holy ...

African Union lifts Sudan suspension after transitional government appointed

The New Arab

African Union lifts Sudan suspension after transitional government appointed

The African Union (AU) on Friday lifted its suspension of Sudan’s membership in the bloc.

Nurturing Sudan's fledgling power-sharing accord

International Crisis Group

Nurturing Sudan's fledgling power-sharing accord

Comment: The International Crisis Group discusses what needs to be done to give Sudan's new power-sharing accord the best chance of success.

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