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During his first visit to Khartoum since the fall of Omar al-Bashir, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned Ethiopia against filling its Nile dam.

Sisi's first visit to Sudan since the 2019 revolution aims to revive the two countries' relations, and address tensions with Ethiopia over its Nile dam.

Blinken criticised for opposition to Israel 'war crimes' investigation

Brooke Anderson

Blinken criticised for opposition to Israel 'war crimes' investigation

US civil rights groups have denounced Anthony Blinken's opposition to the ICC investigation, noting that it concerns war crimes in illegally occupied territories.

Amnesty slams Egypt's 'forced disappearance' of family with toddler

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Amnesty slams Egypt's 'forced disappearance' of family with toddler

Amnesty International has called for the release of an Egyptian couple who were detained with their infant son on terrorism charges and have not ...

US, Russia warships dock in strategic Sudan port

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US, Russia warships dock in strategic Sudan port

US and Russia sent warships to dock in Sudan port after Washington delisted Khartoum as a state sponsor of terrorism.

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Saudi opposition party, exiled activists, welcome US Khashoggi report

The opposition National Assembly Party consists of activists and academics calling for democracy in Saudi Arabia.

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Israeli forces arrest Hamas members in West Bank

Mustafa Al-Shunnar, 60, and Omar Abdul-Rahim Al-Hanbali, 50, two Hamas officials, have been arrested by Israeli ...

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Sudan floats currency, part of measures to overhaul economy

The move was a key demand by the International Monetary Fund.

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Sudanese official hints at reneging on Israel normalisation deal

Mohamed al-Faki Suleiman, a member of Sudan’s ruling council, said normalisation with Israel needed to be discussed again in the ...

In virus-hit Lebanon, seamstresses stitch body bags

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In virus-hit Lebanon, seamstresses stitch body bags

A factory in Lebanon has stopped its normal production and has turned to making body bags, to deal with the high death toll from the ...

Ruslan Trad

How Russia is swelling the global market for mercenaries

Analysis: In an era of increasingly privatised warfare, Russia is spearheading the use of mercenaries to expand its influence.

Libyans mark 2011 uprising with eyes on interim government

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Libyans mark 2011 uprising with eyes on interim government

Tens years after the uprising that removed Qaddafi from power, Libyans are looking to the future with a new interim government.

Violent protests erupt across Sudan as food prices rise

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Violent protests erupt across Sudan as food prices rise

States of emergency have been declared in several Sudanese regions as protesters looted and set fire to shops amid rising food prices and a ...

AIPAC wants to decide who runs in Palestinian elections

Mitchell Plitnick

AIPAC wants to decide who runs in Palestinian elections

Comment: America's Israel lobby has no right to dictate who is or is not eligible and legitimate to run in Palestinian elections. Doing so is ...

What led to a modern-time Egyptian Pharaoh’s downfall?

Horriya Marzouk

What led to a modern-time Egyptian Pharaoh’s downfall?

Hosni Mubarak reigned as Egypt’s fourth president for almost 30 years but his downfall seemed imminent one decade earlier as people's rage and ...

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Jordan make-up artist lightens lockdown with celebrity impressions

Alaa Bliha, 27, rose to fame with videos of herself imitating famous figures from across the Arab world and beyond.

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Sudan announces new cabinet with ex-rebels as ministers

The shake-up added two ministers from the military, with the remaining coming from Sudan's Forces Freedom and Change, the movement that led the ...

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Sudan dissolves cabinet to bring ex-rebels into lineup

Abdalla Hamdok dissolved the cabinet late on Sunday to make way for a more inclusive lineup, with the new government expected to bring in seven ...

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Al-Qaeda's leader in Yemen under arrest: UN report

The leader of Al-Qaeda's Yemeni affiliate has been under arrest for several months, in what will be seen as a huge breakthrough in the ...

Protests in Sudan border state over worsening economy

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Protests in Sudan border state over worsening economy

Protests erupted in eastern Sudan over the rising cost of living.

Mitchell Plitnick

Holes in Biden's Palestine policy tell a familiar story

Comment: Biden's initial moves in the Israel/Palestine arena suggest a move back to Obama-era policies, while leaving Trump's damage ...

We needed a cultural revolution, not another uprising

Bahey el-Din Hassan

We needed a cultural revolution, not another uprising

The long read: Bahey el-Din Hassan explores how elites, who were unable to rise to the task of mounting organised collective action, caused the ...

Qatar emir receives Sudan General 'Hemedti' in Doha

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Qatar emir receives Sudan General 'Hemedti' in Doha

Sudan's General Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, widely known as Hemedti, briefed the emir on the latest developments in Khartoum and thanked him for ...

Iran hangs ethnic Baluch for 'terror', despite UN appeal

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Iran hangs ethnic Baluch for 'terror', despite UN appeal

Javid Dehghan Khalad was put to death early in the morning in the restive southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan, Mizan Online reported.

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