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

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

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.

Russia to set up strategic naval base in Sudan

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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

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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.

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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.

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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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US seeks lifting of Darfur sanctions amid Sudan reconciliation

The promise is another sign that the United States is eager to reward Sudan after it agreed to recognise Israel.

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Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia restart Nile mega-dam talks

Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia kicked off Sunday the latest round of talks over Addis Ababa's controversial dam on the Blue Nile, waters ...

Trump suggests Egypt may 'blow up' Ethiopia dam

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Trump suggests Egypt may 'blow up' Ethiopia dam

Donald Trump risked a diplomatic crisis after he told reporters at the White House that Sudan must resolve the issue or risk Egypt blowing up ...

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Ethiopia says will not 'cave in' after Trump remarks

US President Donald Trump voiced anger at Ethiopia over its construction of a huge dam on the Nile River and appeared to suggest that ...

Sudan closes Khartoum roads amid online calls for protests

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Sudan closes Khartoum roads amid online calls for protests

Soldiers have been deployed across Khartoum to close off roads amid calls for protests.

Egypt fears worst for lost locals going to Europe

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Egypt fears worst for lost locals going to Europe

Concerns over a group of 15 men that set off toward Europe have increased in Egypt.

Sudan, rebel groups ink landmark peace deal

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Sudan, rebel groups ink landmark peace deal

Representatives from the transitional government and rebel groups signed the deal.

Sudan blows up 300,000 firearms in mass disarmament campaign

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Sudan blows up 300,000 firearms in mass disarmament campaign

Authorities in Sudan have launched a mass disarmament campaign to collect illegal weapons.

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Ethiopia PM says 'no harm' intended toward Egypt, Sudan

Ethiopia's prime minister has defended his country's controversial Grand Renaissance Dam project, days after Egyptian criticism at the UN.

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Almost 830,000 people affected by Sudan floods: UN

The UN said nearly 830,000 people have been affected by months of severe flooding in Sudan.

Sam Hamad

Sisi bulldozes homes with renewed disdain for Egypt's poor

Comment: A year after the 'Palacegate' protests that saw so many incarcerated, Egypt's streets are a grim mix of apathy, fear and resentment ...

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Will Sudan's historic deal with rebels finally bring peace?

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

How to share a river

Biniam Bedasso and Maria A. Gwynn

How to share a river

Comment: Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia should look to Latin America which has set a powerful global precedent on how to share transboundary ...

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Sudan pleads for aid to tackle devastating floods

Sudan has appealed for more aid as the impact of floods across the country continue to overwhelm the country's infrastructure.

Sudan <em>Nile</em> level drops after deadly floods

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Sudan Nile level drops after deadly floods

Nile waters in Sudan have begun to drop after reaching record levels this year and causing deadly floods across the country, the water ...

HRW: gang rape witnesses in Cairo arrested, smeared

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HRW: gang rape witnesses in Cairo arrested, smeared

Two acquaintances of the witnesses were also detained before they were all released on August 31.

Iraq launches 'air and land' bridge to help Sudan

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Iraq launches 'air and land' bridge to help Sudan

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi has ordered for humanitarian aid to be delivered to Sudan.

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