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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.

Sudan's Hamdok vows 'retribution' for victims of <em>Khartoum</em> massacre

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Sudan's Hamdok vows 'retribution' for victims of Khartoum massacre

The transitional authorities have formed a committee to probe the massacre but have yet to announce its findings.

Sudan protesters rally one year after bloody crackdown

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Sudan protesters rally one year after bloody crackdown

Sudanese protesters took to the streets on the anniversary of the bloody crackdown, in which men in military fatigues killed at least 128 people.

Sudan appoints new defence chief amid tensions with Ethiopia

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Sudan appoints new defence chief amid tensions with Ethiopia

Sudan has appointed a new defence minister amid tensions with Ethiopia over an attack by an Ethiopian militia group in Al-Qadarif province.

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Sudan summons Ethiopia’s envoy over cross-border attack

Sudan summoned Ethiopia's diplomat over a cross-border attack allegedly carried by a militia backed by Ethiopia's army.

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Lebanon arrests Sudanese attempting to 'illegally cross' Israeli border

A group of Sudanese men were caught trying to enter Israel through its border with Lebanon, authorities said, the latest in a growing number of ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Algeria extends lockdown measures in 44 provinces, while Turkey eases lockdown restrictions as mosques reopen for mass prayers. Here are your ...

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Darfur activists record alarming rise in suspected coronavirus deaths

Activists in North Darfur are recording dozens of deaths from coronavirus as patients in the war-ravaged area avoid government hospitals, saying ...

Israel tried to save Sudan diplomat diagnosed with coronavirus

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Israel tried to save Sudan diplomat diagnosed with coronavirus

Israeli doctors were reportedly flown out to Sudan in an attempt to treat a Sudan diplomat for Covid-19, who died as a result of the virus.

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Sudan says three jailed Bashir aides have virus

Three former senior aides to ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir have caught the novel coronavirus in prison.

Israeli private jet 'lands in Sudan' in normalisation controversy

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Israeli private jet 'lands in Sudan' in normalisation controversy

Sudan's military has denied rumours of an Israeli jet landing in Khartoum despite controversial moves to normalise ties between the two ...

Netanyahu calls Sudanese leader in latest move towards normalisation

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Netanyahu calls Sudanese leader in latest move towards normalisation

Fresh from inaugurating his new government, Israel's PM called Sudan's leader to wish him a happy Eid, three months after the pair agreed to ...

Sudan to establish police force to protect health workers

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Sudan to establish police force to protect health workers

Sudan has vowed to protect its healthcare workers amid the Covid-19 pandemic through the creation of a police force.

Sudan vehicle crash kills at least 43

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Sudan vehicle crash kills at least 43

A vehicle collision on a highway in Sudan's Darfur region killed at least 43 people, police said.

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Which Arab countries will be in lockdown this Eid?

Muslims across the Arab world are preparing for a very different Eid amid a coronavirus epidemic.

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US Supreme Court demands $4 billion Sudan compensation

The US Supreme Court has sided with the victims of the 1998 al-Qaeda embassy bombings, ordering Sudan to pay out more than $4 billion in ...

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Sudan soldier kills two on 'speeding rickshaw'

Two people were killed after allegedly speeding past a military checkpoint during a strict round-the-clock curfew in the capital ...

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Sudan clashes kill 26, including paramilitary forces

The fighting poses a significant challenge to efforts by the transitional government to end decades-long rebellions in some areas.

Sudan rejects Ethiopia's proposal to fill mega-dam

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Sudan rejects Ethiopia's proposal to fill mega-dam

Both Khartoum and Cairo fear the dam will trap their essential water supplies once the giant reservoir starts being filled in July as ...

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Sudan official: 3 killed, dozens wounded in tribal clashes

The fighting erupted between the Bani Amer tribe and the Nuba tribe in the city of Kassalla.

Sudan extends <em>Khartoum</em> curfew to slow Covid-19

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Sudan extends Khartoum curfew to slow Covid-19

Sudan has extended its curfew in Khartoum to slow down the spread of coronavirus

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: Iran warns of rising coronavirus infections in the southwest, Kuwait imposes 20-day 'total curfew' and Sudan extends a ...

Tribal clashes in Darfur 'leave 30 dead'

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Tribal clashes in Darfur 'leave 30 dead'

The violence erupted when a group from the Falata tribe robbed sheepherders from the Arab Rizeigat tribe in the town of Rumali, leading to ...

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