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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.

Hassan Diab threatened to suspend his duties if that would increase pressure for a new Cabinet to be formed.

Tunisians protest to demand release of jailed activist

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Tunisians protest to demand release of jailed activist

Rania Amdouni, a 26-year-old LGBT rights campaigner, has been the target of a smear campaign by police unions after taking part in protests against police repression.

Sisi visits Khartoum for first time since Sudanese revolution

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Sisi visits Khartoum for first time since Sudanese revolution

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

Turkey's military heads join naval drills off Aegean

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Turkey's military heads join naval drills off Aegean

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed Saturday that Turkey would not give up on its rights in the eastern Mediterranean.

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Taliban says it met US envoy in Qatar

The US envoy to Afghanistan has proposed a grand conference as peace talks continue to stagnate.

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Lebanon central bank governor to sue Bloomberg

The statement by the office of Lebanon’s embattled banking chief is not the first instance of a legal threat against a Western media outlet ...

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Canada calls for Syrian regime to face torture charges

Canada has called on the UN to hold the Assad regime accountable for crimes against its own people after a similar request by the Netherlands.

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UN still waiting for proof Dubai's Sheikha Latifa alive

Despite discussions with UAE representatives in Geneva, the UN's Human Rights Office is yet to receive proof Sheikha Latifa is alive.

Ten killed in Mogadishu blast: police

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Ten killed in Mogadishu blast: police

Al-Shabaab Islamists drove a rickshaw packed with explosives into a popular restaurant in Mogadishu, killing at least ten people and injuring 30 ...

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Thousands hit the streets in fresh Algeria protests

A revived pro-democracy movement has taken root again in the North Africa country.

Iraqis welcome Pope as 'messenger of unity'

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Iraqis welcome Pope as 'messenger of unity'

Pope Francis used the imagery of the fabrics that make up a carpet to illustrate how Iraq's single churches, each a thread, make up the ...

How Algeria's women put sisterhood in service of liberation

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How Algeria's women put sisterhood in service of liberation

Comment: This International Women's Day, Malia Bouattia highlights the Algerian government's abject failure to protect women, and finds solace ...

Pope urges Iraq to embrace its Christians on visit

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Pope urges Iraq to embrace its Christians on visit

Pope Francis opened his historic trip with a plea for Iraq's Muslims to embrace their Christian neighours as a precious resource.

US Senate meets under tight security after extremist threat

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US Senate meets under tight security after extremist threat

The Senate carried on with business as usual on Thursday. Yet worries persisted: the Capitol Police are pushing to extend the stay of the ...

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Pope Francis and Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani: A groundbreaking dialogue

In-depth: There are high hopes in both Iraqi Christian and Shia Muslim communities ahead of Pope Francis' historic meeting with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani.

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Will Pope Francis' visit help fix Iraq's many problems?

In-depth: Pope Francis' visit to Iraq is significant to Iraqis who have faced violence by scores of militant groups over previous years, but ...

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Trump to be allowed back on YouTube

Donald Trump will be allowed back on YouTube but only when the threat of his inciting violence falls.

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Yemen’s army declares breakthrough in fight against Houthis

Yemeni government forces say they have thwarted suicide attacks in Marib by Houthi rebels, while fighting is continuing in the city of Taiz.

Pope Francis will take back a piece of Iraq

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Pope Francis will take back a piece of Iraq

Pope Francis said he will take a piece of Iraq with him and he hopes the country will 'heal'

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Sudan to launch historic review of its federal system

Sudan has long been torn by multiple conflicts between the central government and rebels from various ethnic groups.

Pope urges end to violence on historic Iraq trip

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Pope urges end to violence on historic Iraq trip

The pope is defying the pandemic and renewed security fears to make a "long-awaited" trip to comfort one of the world's oldest Christian ...

Syria TV marks third anniversary with timely new programmes

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Syria TV marks third anniversary with timely new programmes

A pioneering Syrian TV station has celebrated its third anniversary with a new range of programmes geared to an audience which has experienced ...

Kamala Harris expresses opposition to ICC Israel investigation

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Kamala Harris expresses opposition to ICC Israel investigation

In a first call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Harris expressed “opposition to the International Criminal Court’s attempts to ...

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