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Egypt's foreign minister has travelled to neighbouring Sudan to kick of a 'new start' with the country's transitional government.

Analysis: Given GCC disunity and lack of readiness among Arab League states, it is doubtful that the emergency meetings will satisfy Saudi leaders' hopes in a full-fledged entente against Iran.

 Sudan raps Egypt's 'illegal' Red Sea oil exploration

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Sudan raps Egypt's 'illegal' Red Sea oil exploration

Egypt's occupation of the Halayeb triangle, which lies in a mineral-rich border region of the Red Sea, has been a bone of contention for years between Cairo and Khartoum.

Sudan lifts Egypt produce ban as Sisi visits Khartoum

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Sudan lifts Egypt produce ban as Sisi visits Khartoum

Relations between the countries deteriorated last year but the two leaders are now aiming to improve trade ties.

Egypt protests to Moscow over poll on disputed territory

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Egypt protests to Moscow over poll on disputed territory

Egypt's foreign ministry condemned an online poll on a Russian government-funded news website over whether a disputed border territory belongs ...

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Sudan protests to UN over Egypt voting in Halayeb

Sudan has protested to the UN Security Council against Egypt, accusing Cairo of organising voting in a disputed border area during last month's Egyptian presidential election.

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Sudan to return Cairo ambassador as relations improve

Sudan's foreign ministry said it would return its ambassador to Cairo on Monday, recalling its envoy to Egypt in early January.

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Sudan to return Cairo ambassador 'soon' as relations improve

Sudan's foreign minister said it would return its ambassador to Cairo "very soon", after more than one month since it recalled its envoy to ...

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Egypt vows to protect 'water rights' amid Nile-basin tensions

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday vowed to protect Egypt's water supply while striving to maintain peace between the Nile ...

Sudan recalls ambassador from Egypt amid tensions

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Sudan recalls ambassador from Egypt amid tensions

Long standing tensions between the neighbouring countries have been further frayed as Egypt retaliates to strengthening Sudan-Turkey ties.

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Sudan rejects Egypt official offer on disputed border region

Khartoum has rejected an official offer from Cairo to implement the terms of a 2004 inactive agreement on the contested border area of the ...

Sudan bans Egyptian imports as tensions rise

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Sudan bans Egyptian imports as tensions rise

Sudan banned Egyptian imports of agricultural and animal products on Tuesday in the latest blow to already fraught relations between the two ...

Sudan's foreign minister cancels Egypt visit as tensions simmer

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Sudan's foreign minister cancels Egypt visit as tensions simmer

Sudan's foreign minister has cancelled a trip to Egypt as relations between the neighbouring countries have been fraught with tension over a ...

Egypt's Sisi denies Bashir's allegations of backing Sudan rebels

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Egypt's Sisi denies Bashir's allegations of backing Sudan rebels

Egypt's president has denied accusations levelled by his Sudanese counterpart that Cairo has been supplying Darfur rebels with military ...

Sudan seizes Egyptian tanks from Darfur rebels: President Bashir

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Sudan seizes Egyptian tanks from Darfur rebels: President Bashir

The Sudanese president claimed his army had captured '59 military vehicles' from two convoys connected to rebel groups in Darfur.

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Riyadh 'supports' Sudan's claim over disputed land with Egypt

Saudi Arabia has reportedly backed Sudan in its fight to get back a disputed region of land near the Red Sea from Egypt.

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Sudan's president 'will remain patient despite Egyptian occupation'

Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir has said that he has remained patient with Egypt even though it has illegally occupied a disputed region near ...

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Sudan union urges expulsion of Egyptian journalists over entry-ban

The Sudanese journalists' union is calling for the expulsion of Egyptian journalists from the country after Cairo refused entry to two Sudanese ...

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Will Egypt-Sudan relations be restored?

Both Egypt and Sudan must recognise that good bilateral relations are key to solving political and security concerns writes Adama Munu.

Egypt, Sudan schedule talks after disputed territory escalation

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Egypt, Sudan schedule talks after disputed territory escalation

Egypt and Sudan will hold talks in Khartoum in April to discuss a recent Sudanese escalation on the disputed border territory of ...

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South Sudan slams Khartoum's accusations of Egyptian military aid

South Sudan's government has denied claims made by Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir that Egypt has provided military aid to Juba.

Sudan president accuses Egypt of backing opponents

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Sudan president accuses Egypt of backing opponents

Omar al-Bashir has accused the Egyptian government of harbouring and backing Sudanese opposition figures fighting his troops.

Sudan pleas with Egypt to discuss disputed territories

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Sudan pleas with Egypt to discuss disputed territories

The Sudanese government plans to seek international arbitration unless Egypt agrees to enter negotiations over the disputed Halayeb ...

Sudan president accuses Egyptian media of 'provocation'

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Sudan president accuses Egyptian media of 'provocation'

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has attacked the Egyptian media amid escalating tensions between Cairo and Khartoum.

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