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

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

Sudan's democratic transition still at risk of counter-revolutionary meddling

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Sudan's democratic transition still at risk of counter-revolutionary meddling

Comment: The reforms enacted in Sudan do not represent the immediate demands of protesters, and instead signal interference of UAE as a counter-revolutionary force, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

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

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

Sudan commander 'met with Mossad chief in secret meeting'

The New Arab Staff

Sudan commander 'met with Mossad chief in secret meeting'

High-ranking Emirati officials were in attendance, according to the source, including the brother of UAE Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed ...

The New Arab Staff

Sudanese fighters committing armed robberies and assaults in Libya

Sudan's infamous Janjaweed militia is reportedly stealing and assaulting locals in Libya as they fight alongside rogue General Khalifa Haftar's troops.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudanese government officials negotiate with hundreds of Darfur protesters

A Sudanese government delegation travelled to Central Darfur province to meet with hundreds of refugee protesters camped out for days to demand ...

The New Arab Staff

Sudan 'repels Ethiopian cross-border attack' amid Nile tensions

Major General Nasr al-Deen Abd al-Qayyum, governor of Sudan's eastern Gadaref province, said Sudanese armed forces had on Sunday "successfully ...

The New Arab & agencies

Sudanese raped in sit-in massacre wait for justice

Dozens of women who were raped during the brutal dispersal of a Khartoum sit-in camp one year ago are forced to wrestle with their trauma alone.

In Sudan, General <em>Hemedti</em> leads the fray

Gerard Prunier

In Sudan, General Hemedti leads the fray

Comment: In reality, it is Hemedti, the brutal and cunning general who organised the harsh crackdown in Khartoum last June, who wields ...

The New Arab

DP World hired notorious lobbyists for Sudan port access

Ari Ben-Menashe's Dickens and Madson lobbying firm has previously worked with rogue Libyan general Khalifa Haftar and Sudanese paramilitary ...

Tribal clashes in Sudan's Darfur kill at least 24

The New Arab

Tribal clashes in Sudan's Darfur kill at least 24

Sudan's transitional government has dispatched additional troops to West Darfur in an attempt to quell the violence.

One year on, Sudan's revolution hangs in the balance

Mel Plant

One year on, Sudan's revolution hangs in the balance

In-depth: Hopes for peace and justice remain unclear a year after the start of Sudan's revolution, Mel Plant writes.

Fifteen Sudanese protesters missing since June massacre found: activists

The New Arab

Fifteen Sudanese protesters missing since June massacre found: activists

Sudanese protest leaders say that 15 people who went missing after a massacre have been found, including five dead and survivors suffering from ...

Hundreds march in Sudan capital seeking 'justice for martyrs'

The New Arab

Hundreds march in Sudan capital seeking 'justice for martyrs'

The protest comes amid rising public anger at the paramilitaries accused of killing protesters.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Houthi 'pirates' seize Saudi vessel

This week we look at an escalation in the war between Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition which could trump recent conciliatory efforts.

The New Arab

Sudan paramilitaries threaten lawsuit over 'fake' social media posts

Activists have claimed that Sudan's Rapid Support Forces is providing humanitarian aid to curry favour.

The New Arab

Sudanese troops killed in Yemen rebel attack, officials say

The deaths of six members of Sudan's RSF in Yemen follow speculation that Khartoum will fully withdraw its troops from the war.

Lyndon Peters

will.i.am, Mariah Carey should say 'no' to Dubai Expo

Comment: Celebrities, businesses and governments still have time to take a stand against UAE's human rights record, and pull their support from ...

Sudan family petition to revoke feared military leaders' immunity

The New Arab

Sudan family petition to revoke feared military leaders' immunity

The family of a protester who was permanently disabled after being shot in June has taken to the courts to take steps to prosecute Abdel Fattah ...

Lyndon Peters

UAE's P5 ties allow it to act with impunity

Comment: In Africa, the UAE, like the P5, works alongside autocratic regimes to expand their strategic interests, writes Lyndon Peters.

Former Darfur Janjaweed leader faces court martial in Sudan

The New Arab

Former Darfur Janjaweed leader faces court martial in Sudan

Musa Hilal was arrested two years ago after coming into conflict with Omar al-Bashir's regime and influential paramilitary chief Mohammad Hamdan ...

Sudan's transition to democracy: Will it be smooth?

Munzoul Assal

Sudan's transition to democracy: Will it be smooth?

The success of new PM Abdalla Hamdok's cabinet is contingent on a number of requirements, chief among them, the collaboration between the ...

New Sudan sovereign council and prime minister sworn in

The New Arab & agencies

New Sudan sovereign council and prime minister sworn in

Sudan’s 11-member joint civilian-military ruling council, headed by current military ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan was sworn in on ...

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