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Analysis: Biden may have no choice but to make difficult decisions against the backdrop of Ethiopia's civil war, the Nile Dam dispute, as well as Sudan's fragile political transition.

Sudan bans flights over Ethiopia border hotspot

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Sudan bans flights over Ethiopia border hotspot

Sudan banned flights over a flashpoint border area with Ethiopia.

Sudan voices frustration as latest <em>Nile</em> dam talks stall

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Sudan voices frustration as latest Nile dam talks stall

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

US inks Sudan normalisation deal after blacklisting lifted

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US inks Sudan normalisation deal after blacklisting lifted

Sudan has been de-blacklisted and given access to $1 billion in financing from the World Bank as the northeast African state signs to normalise ...

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Gulf Arab leaders sign declaration with Qatar

Leaders signed a new declaration with Saudi Arabia today in steps towards repairing broken ties.

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Sudan-Egypt-Ethiopia Nile dam talks to resume Sunday

Sudan's state news agency said officials from current African Union chair South Africa would be involved in the new round of talks to resolve a ...

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Egypt summons Ethiopian diplomat over dam comments

Egypt's foreign ministry summoned Ethiopia's top diplomat in Cairo over comments by an Ethiopian official regarding a controversial dam on the ...

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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.

Revolt Against the Sun: When the political is personal

Nahrain Al-Mousawi

Revolt Against the Sun: When the political is personal

Book Club: Nazik al-Mala'ika was one of the most important Arab poets of the twentieth century. Revolt Against the Sun presents her key works in ...

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A Sudan in transition presents first-ever film for Oscars

Acclaimed coming-of-age story 'You Will Die at Twenty' is only the eight film to have been made inside Sudan.

Egypt officials: Bombs kill 3 security forces in Sinai

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Egypt officials: Bombs kill 3 security forces in Sinai

Two roadside bombs exploded on Thursday in the northern Sinai, where Egyptian forces are battling an Islamic State group insurgency.

A decade of upheaval, lost hopes after Arab Spring

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A decade of upheaval, lost hopes after Arab Spring

From a time after 2011, the surge towards the dreams of the Arab Spring seemed irreversible. Now they are further than ever.

How Egypt's Sisi intends to survive the Biden era

Bahey el-Din Hassan

How Egypt's Sisi intends to survive the Biden era

Comment: Whether Biden will hold Sisi accountable over human rights abuses remains unclear. But one thing is certain: Sisi's Egypt cannot stay ...

Arab women's organisation launches anti-harassment app

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Arab women's organisation launches anti-harassment app

The SafeNess app aims to 'protect women from harassment, violence and theft in public spaces'.

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.

Kamal Afzali

The New Arab's top reads on gender-based violence

The New Arab has curated articles shedding powerful light on the pressing issue of gender-based violence across the Middle East, North Africa ...

Horriya Marzouk

Biden and Sisi: A favourite dictator no more?

Analysis: While Biden has criticised Trump's support for Sisi, the president-elect has a mixed legacy when it comes to supporting human rights ...

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Rebel leaders return to Sudan after peace deal

Leaders of the Sudan Revolutionary Front returned to Khartoum on Sunday after signing a peace deal with the Sudanese transitional government ...

Burhan issues a general amnesty for Sudan's arms carriers

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Burhan issues a general amnesty for Sudan's arms carriers

Sudan's top general Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan has issued a general pardon for those who carried arms.

The New Arab Staff

Russia to set up strategic naval base in Sudan

Russia has plans to set up a naval base in Sudan, as the country expands its reach further into Africa.

Mariam Mohamed's death reignites Egypt's digital #MeToo movement

Elizabeth Neoman

Mariam Mohamed's death reignites Egypt's digital #MeToo movement

The death of a 24-year-old Egyptian woman in Cairo has served as another catalyst for the digital feminist movement in Egypt.

Egypt holds second stage of parliament election

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Egypt holds second stage of parliament election

Supporters of authoritarian President Sisi are expected to be elected to the rubber-stamp parliament.

Sudan says latest <em>Nile</em> 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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