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Sudan trial defence rejects case against ousted Bashir

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Sudan trial defence rejects case against ousted Bashir

The trial of Omar al-Bashir and others over a 1989 coup heard defence arguments dismissing charges of illegal use of military force.

WATCH: 'Sleeping' Saudi prince moves hands amid 15-year coma

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WATCH: 'Sleeping' Saudi prince moves hands amid 15-year coma

Prince Al-Waleed bin Khalid Al Saud, who has been in a coma for 15 years, made hopeful movements in his hospital bed this week.

UAE ministers arrive in Israel for first official visit

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UAE ministers arrive in Israel for first official visit

A UAE delegation has arrived in Israel for a high-profile visit.

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Trump to delist Sudan from terror list for $335m

Sudan could soon see itself removed from the US blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism after President Donald Trump said he was ready to make the move.

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Lawyers hired to represent MbS in Al-Jabri lawsuit: report

MbS and his aides have been assigned US lawyers in a lawsuit accusing the crown prince of sending a hit squad to Canada to allegedly assassinate ...

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Thousands of boys chained, tortured in Sudan Islamic schools

Boys as young as five-years-old have been found chained and tortured at Islamic schools in Sudan, a new BBC investigation reveals.

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IS calls for striking of 'Saudi economic interests'

The Islamic State group called on its militants to strike the economic interests of Saudi Arabia, which it described as an agent of Israel.

PM office: ICC prosecutor visits Sudan over Darfur charges

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PM office: ICC prosecutor visits Sudan over Darfur charges

The ICC's prosecutor is set to discuss the possibility of bringing to trial those internationally wanted for war crimes in Darfur.

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Sudanese businessman organises 'ice-breaker' Israel trip

Sudanese businessman Abu al-Qassem is planning a trip to Israel which he hopes will 'break the ice'.

Syria Kurds release 600 IS-linked prisoners

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Syria Kurds release 600 IS-linked prisoners

Kurdish-led forces controlling northeast Syria freed more than 600 Syrian prisoners detained over links to IS

Sudan 'given 24 hours' to normalise ties with Israel

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Sudan 'given 24 hours' to normalise ties with Israel

Washington has reportedly given Khartoum until the end of Thursday to agree to establish diplomatic relations with Israel or face continued ...

Nine dead after helicopters collide in Afghanistan

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Nine dead after helicopters collide in Afghanistan

Nine people were killed after two military helicopters collided amid fighting in southern Afghanistan.

Sudan’s PM sacks provincial governor after deadly protests

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Sudan’s PM sacks provincial governor after deadly protests

Abdalla Hamdok fired Saleh Ammar, the newly appointed governor of Kassala province, after protests against his appointment turned deadly

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Sudan PM says US blacklisting harms path to democracy

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has said that keeping his country on a US blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism is endangering its path towards democracy.

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Emirati royal invites Israeli singer to his Dubai home

Omer Adam was invited to perform at a synagogue in Dubai to celebrate a Jewish holiday.

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The heavy toll of coronavirus on Iraq's displaced

The pandemic has exacerbated a mental health crisis for internally displaced people in Iraq.

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Sudan peace will cost $7.5 billion: finance minister

A peace deal between Sudan's government and rebels comes with a hefty price tag.

Saudi Arabia and Khashoggi murder, Tunisia battles with homophobia

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Saudi Arabia and Khashoggi murder, Tunisia battles with homophobia

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ICC court appeals judges uphold detention of Darfur suspect

A hearing on whether prosecution evidence is strong enough to merit a full trial is scheduled to begin on December 7.

Jordan king names his policy adviser country's new PM

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Jordan king names his policy adviser country's new PM

New Jordanian Prime Minister Bishr al-Khasawneh will oversee parliamentary elections November 10.

Sudan's revolution and the broken promise of women's rights

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Sudan's revolution and the broken promise of women's rights

Women fuelled Sudan's revolution, but the promise of greater gender equality remains elusive.

Lawyers walk out of Sudan ex-president trial in protest

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Lawyers walk out of Sudan ex-president trial in protest

Dozens of lawyers for Sudan's ousted president Omar Al-Bashir walked out of his trial in protest at alleged bias from the prosecutor ...

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