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The peace agreement to end devastating wars in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile could be a key turning point in Sudan's democratic transition.

Aiming to avert economic crisis, the ruling includes setting up emergency courts, enacting laws to protect the economy, and imposing harsher penalties on smugglers and a rising black market

Normalisation with Israel would betray Sudan's refugees

Suraya Dadoo

Normalisation with Israel would betray Sudan's refugees

Comment: As Sudan seeks to appease Washington through normalising ties with Israel, any such deal would be betray its own people as well as Palestinians under occupation, argues Suraya Dadoo.

Sudan signs peace with holdout rebel group

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Sudan signs peace with holdout rebel group

Ending war with the rebels has been a cornerstone policy of Sudan's transitional government, which came to power in the months after Omar ...

Normalisation with Israel: Could Sudan be next?

Munzoul Assal

Normalisation with Israel: Could Sudan be next?

Normalisation with Israel may facilitate Sudan's removal from the US terror list but risks exacerbating divisions within the transitional ...

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Sudan and rebels meet to implement peace deal

Monday's peace deal between rebels and Sudan's government covers security, land ownership, transitional justice, power sharing and the return of people who fled their homes because of fighting

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Sudan leaders, rebel groups agree peace deal

A historic deal between Sudan's leaders and rebel commanders was agreed on Monday, reports said.

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Sudan rebels agree key peace deal: state news agency

The Sudan Revolutionary Front reportedly agreed to a peace deal with the government that could put an end to a 17-year conflict.

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Pompeo, Hamdok discuss lifting of US sanctions on Sudan

US cooperation is crucial in allowing Sudan to write off $60 billion in past debts.

Sudan PM says government has no Israel normalisation mandate

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Sudan PM says government has no Israel normalisation mandate

Only a Sudanese government elected after the transitional period ends in 2022 could decide whether to normalise ties with Israel, Prime Minister ...

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Sudan military, civilian rulers trade blame for economy

Sudan's civilian prime minister and the military general who heads the sovereign council have traded blame over a spiralling economic crisis.

Pompeo arrives in Sudan to push normalisation with Israel

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Pompeo arrives in Sudan to push normalisation with Israel

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Sudan on Tuesday as part of a regional tour to urge Arab states to normalise ties with Israel despite ...

Pompeo 'hopeful' more Arab states will normalise Israel ties

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Pompeo 'hopeful' more Arab states will normalise Israel ties

Mike Pompeo said the United States is hopeful that more Arab states will soon follow the footsteps of the United Arab Emirates in normalising ...

Sudan 'fully prepared' to cooperate with ICC, says PM

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Sudan 'fully prepared' to cooperate with ICC, says PM

Sudan's prime minister cleared the way for ousted leader Omar al-Bashir and four other suspects to be extradited to the ICC for trial over war ...

Dozens arrested in Sudan protests marking power-sharing anniversary

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Dozens arrested in Sudan protests marking power-sharing anniversary

Protesters were met with tear gas and rubber bullets as they marched to address their demands to the prime minister.

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Egypt PM visits Sudan as Nile dam talks stall

A delegation of senior Egyptian ministers join Mustafa Madbouli on his visit, which comes after negotiations on Ethiopia's controversial dam construction were postponed early this week.

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Sudanese troops, civilians killed in clash with rebels

Sudanese troops and civilians were killed in a clash with a rebel group in the country's south.

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Sudan welcomes Pompeo comments on ending terror listing

Pompeo has repeatedly indicated that the State Department hopes to remove the designation, which severely impedes investment to Sudan.

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Armed group attacks village in Sudan's Darfur: Tribal chief

Armed men set fire to and looted homes, in the latest violence to strike a remote region in Sudan.

UN, AU 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 ...

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Fresh Darfur killings as Sudan prepares to send troops

UN officials on Sunday reported a fresh massacre of more than 60 people in Sudan's West Darfur, as the country's prime minister promised fresh ...

Sudan protest movement rejects government plans to cut subsidies

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Sudan protest movement rejects government plans to cut subsidies

Leaders of Sudan's protest movement rejected the government's economic reform plan.

Sudan's premier appoints civilians as provincial governors

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Sudan's premier appoints civilians as provincial governors

The appointment of the governors forms part of a power-sharing agreement, singed last August between the military and protesters.

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan resume Renaissance Dam talks

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Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan resume Renaissance Dam talks

The trio of African Union countries appear to have come together to discuss the controversial dam.

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