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

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

UN extends South Sudan arms embargo through May 2021

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UN extends South Sudan arms embargo through May 2021

The United Nations has extended an arms embargo in South Sudan after an intensification of fighting.

Sudan says three jailed <em>Bashir</em> aides have 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.

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.

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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 compensation.

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Sudan inflation soars amid increasing food prices

More than a year after Sudan was rocked by protests over bread price hikes, inflation in the country rose to 99 percent because of rising food ...

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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.

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Sudan's fight against FGM has only just begun

Sudan's decision to outlaw female genital mutilation is a small step on the long road to achieving gender equality.

Sudan official: 3 killed, dozens wounded in tribal clashes

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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.

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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 ...

ICC-accused former Sudanese official tests positive for coronavirus

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ICC-accused former Sudanese official tests positive for coronavirus

Ahmed Haroun, a former state governor and minister, is wanted by the International Criminal Court over Darfur war crimes charges.

Sudan appoints first ambassador to US in decades

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Sudan appoints first ambassador to US in decades

Khartoum has appointed veteran diplomat Noureldin Sati as its first ambassador to Washington in 23 years.

Sudanese men caught attempting to 'illegally cross' Israeli border

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Sudanese men caught attempting to 'illegally cross' Israeli border

A group of Sudanese men were caught attempting to enter Israel through its border with Lebanon, authorities said on Sunday.

Pompeo, Burhan discuss Sudan's removal from US terror list

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Pompeo, Burhan discuss Sudan's removal from US terror list

The US still expects Sudan to pay out $500 million in compensation despite the UN's rights chief demanding the urgent withdrawal of sanctions.

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Sudan denies reports of UAE takeover of key port

A report over the weekend claimed Sudanese authorities were in the process of handing over control of Port Sudan to a UAE firm.

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Gaza factories roar back to life to make PPE

Until recently, Tamer Emad, a skilled textile worker, could work one week per month at best. He is now on the factory floor every day.

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Sudan seizes one billion in assets from Bashir crony

Sudan's anti-corruption committee said on Thursday it has seized more than $1.2 billion in stocks and real estate from businessman Abdelbasit ...

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Reporters Without Borders: Coronavirus pandemic 'amplifies press freedom threats'

The coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating threats to press freedom around the world, with authoritarian states including China and Iran ...

Sudan police 'fire teargas at <em>Bashir</em> supporters'

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Sudan police 'fire teargas at Bashir supporters'

Sudanese police are targeting supporters of ousted president Omar al-Bashir with teargas

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Sudan protest image wins prestigious World Press Photo award

A photo from Sudan's protests demanding civilian rule has won a prestigious photography award.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Emirates Airline is conducting rapid coronavirus testing for passengers, Israel arrests 'anti-Palestinian' extremist settlers who escaped ...

Sudan police fire teargas at <em>Bashir</em> supporters

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Sudan police fire teargas at Bashir supporters

The protesters rallied in defiance of a ban on large gatherings to stem the coronavirus outbreak.

Pandemic will push Sudan deeper into recession: IMF

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Pandemic will push Sudan deeper into recession: IMF

Unemployment and inflation are set to rise due to the coronavirus pandemic, punishing already struggling Sudanese workers.

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