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A timeline of the decades-long Darfur conflict as the UN and AU's long-running peacekeeping mission came to an end.

Comment: The US illegally rescued alleged torture mastermind Amer Fakhoury, exposing both US and Lebanese disregard for national sovereignty, writes Nizar Hassan.

Lebanese ex-'collaborator' killed after colleague escapes

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Lebanese ex-'collaborator' killed after colleague escapes

Antoine Hayek was accused of torturing detainees as a warden at the notorious Khiam prison run by the pro-Israel South Lebanon Army militia.

Lebanon summons US envoy over airlifting of ex-Israel collaborator

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Lebanon summons US envoy over airlifting of ex-Israel collaborator

A security source said on Thursday that Amer Fakhoury left the country in a helicopter from the US embassy heading to an unknown destination.

US 'smuggles' Israel collaborator Amer Fakhoury out of embassy

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US 'smuggles' Israel collaborator Amer Fakhoury out of embassy

Defying a court-ordered travel ban, a US marine helicopter was seen landing on the embassy roof and is thought to have taken the alleged war ...

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Lebanese judge appeals order to release 'Butcher of Khiam'

The decision to acquit US-Lebanese national Amer Fakhoury has been controversial in Lebanon.

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Lebanon acquits 'Butcher of Khiam' Amer Fakhoury, US citizen

Former pro-Israeli militia member Amer Fakhoury was accused of murder, attempted murder and torture.

Charlie Hoyle

The rise and fall of the South Lebanon Army

The return to Lebanon of Amer Fakhoury has reopened old wounds, casting light once again on the brutal legacy of the South Lebanon Army during ...

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Lebanon charges 'Israeli collaborator' Amer Fakhoury with murder

Amer Fakhoury, an American citizen, was a former member of the pro-Israel South Lebanon Army militia and a senior warden in the notorious ...

Sanction Lebanon for detention of ex-Israel collaborator: US senator

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Sanction Lebanon for detention of ex-Israel collaborator: US senator

Amer Fakhoury was known as the 'Butcher of Khiam' for his work at a former Israel-linked prison described by human rights groups as a centre for ...

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Sudan PM meets Darfur rebel leader in France: Macron

Sudan's prime minister had a 'profound' 3-hour meeting with an exiled Darfur rebel leader in Paris in what has been hailed as an essential step ...

Fakhoury return to Lebanon sparks memory of leftist resistance

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Fakhoury return to Lebanon sparks memory of leftist resistance

The arrest of the former member of pro-Israel South Lebanon Army militia and senior warden in the notorious SLA-run Khiyam prison ...

Sudan drops eight Darfur rebel death sentences

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Sudan drops eight Darfur rebel death sentences

Sudan's new transitional government has pledged to make peace with the rebels within the next six months.

Lebanon detains former Israel-linked militia member accused of torture

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Lebanon detains former Israel-linked militia member accused of torture

Amer al-Fakhoury, a former member of the pro-Israel South Lebanon Army militia, has been accused of ordering the torture of thousands of ...

Sudan urges UN to withdraw peacekeepers by 2020

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Sudan urges UN to withdraw peacekeepers by 2020

Sudan has urged the UN to withdraw peacekeeping troops from its restive Darfur region.

Paul Iddon

UAE illegally proliferating Middle East conflicts with US-made weapons

Comment: The US needs to enforce end-user requirements in arms sales to the UAE, writes Paul Iddon.

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Fourteen killed in Darfur camp clashes: Sudanese media

The violence erupted on Saturday in South Darfur's Kalma camp, one of the biggest facilities housing thousands of people displaced by war.

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Sudanese defy curfew to demand new military rulers quit

Sudanese protesters angry that army commanders have taken control after removing Omar al-Bashir in a palace coup defied a night-time curfew to ...

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Sudan joy turns to anger after 'military coup'

Excitement began turned to anger and defiance only hours after Sudan's defence minister announced that Bashir had been ousted by the army.

Lebanon disputes Israeli 'attack tunnel' claims, mulls UN complaint

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Lebanon disputes Israeli 'attack tunnel' claims, mulls UN complaint

Lebanon's parliament speaker said that Israel has presented no evidence to prove its claims that a network of attack tunnels has been built by ...

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Israeli anti-tunnel operation 'paves the way for Lebanon war'

The Israeli military launched an open-ended operation on Tuesday to destroy what it said was a network of attack tunnels built by Lebanese ...

UN-AU envoy urges 'stern action' against Darfur rebel chief

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UN-AU envoy urges 'stern action' against Darfur rebel chief

A special envoy urged the UN Security Council to consider "stern action" against rebel chief Abdul Wahid Nur for resisting efforts to bring ...

Scores killed after hill collapses on Darfur village

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Scores killed after hill collapses on Darfur village

Heavy rain caused a hill to collapse onto a village in Sudan's Darfur region, killing at least 20 people, a rebel group said.

Fresh clashes in Darfur displace 'thousands'

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Fresh clashes in Darfur displace 'thousands'

The United States has said that thousands of civilians have fled new clashes in the Jebel Merra mountains.

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