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Peanut traders have been left stunned by a sudden decision from the Sudanese trade ministry to ban the export of raw peanuts.

Sudan on Monday said that negotiations over Ethiopia's massive and controversial dam construction on the Blue Nile have been postponed for a week.

<em>Sudan</em> imposes curfew after tribal clashes kill 4

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Sudan imposes curfew after tribal clashes kill 4

At least four people were killed and 35 others injured after clashes erupted in Port Sudan.

Sudanese troops, civilians killed in clash with rebels

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Sudanese troops, civilians killed in clash with rebels

Sudanese troops and civilians were killed in a clash with a rebel group in the country's south.

Islam and eco-theology: The future of environmentalism

Austin Bodetti

Islam and eco-theology: The future of environmentalism

Eco-theology has the potential to reshape environmental protection in the Middle East.

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Armed group attacks village in Sudan's Darfur: Tribal chief

Armed men set fire to and looted homes, in the latest violence to strike a remote region in Sudan.

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African Union to hold meeting on Ethiopian dam

The African Union is to hold a three-way meeting on Ethiopia's controversial Nile dam project on August 3 with Sudan and Egypt.

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Armed group attacks Darfur village, killing at least 7

"The militia that committed this crime is supported by the old regime," a rebel spokesman said, referring to the Rapid Support Forces (RSF).

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S.Sudan dissident thanks President Trump for US asylum

Prominent South Sudanese dissident Peter Biar Ajak thanked President Donald Trump for giving him refuge after fleeing 'a death squad ...

<em>Sudan</em> finds bodies of 1990 coup plotters in grave

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Sudan finds bodies of 1990 coup plotters in grave

It is the second mass grave discovered since former president Omar al-Bashir was overthrown last year.

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Sudan's premier appoints civilians as provincial governors

The appointment of the governors forms part of a power-sharing agreement, singed last August between the military and protesters.

Ethiopia, Egypt and <em>Sudan</em> resume Renaissance Dam talks

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Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan resume Renaissance Dam talks

The trio of African Union countries appear to have come together to discuss the controversial dam.

Middle East matchmaking: The rise of online dating

Austin Bodetti

Middle East matchmaking: The rise of online dating

With online dating growing in popularity, entrepreneurs in the Middle East are taking advantage by creating a range of digital apps.

The geopolitics of ports in the Horn of Africa

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

The geopolitics of ports in the Horn of Africa

Analysis: Ports in the Horn of Africa risk becoming new flashpoints in Middle East rivalries.

<em>Sudan</em> starts trial of ousted president Bashir over coup

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Sudan starts trial of ousted president Bashir over coup

Omar al-Bashir, ousted last year amid a popular uprising, and 27 others face trial over a 1989 Islamist-backed coup.

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Dozens protest against Sudan religious reforms

Protesters took the streets of Khartoum after Muslim prayers Friday, carrying banners which read "No to secularism"

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Sudanese rebels and government enter final phase of talks

Mediators described the discussions as the 'most important' component of the Sudan peace process.

Narjas Zatat

UK says it will help pay Yemen teachers' salaries

The UK government has pledged to help thousands of teachers in the poorest refugee-hosting countries in the world.

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Nine dead after Sudan militia attacks Darfur sit-in

Dozens of others were injured when militiamen, allegedly state paramilitaries, forcibly dispersed the protest camp in Fata Burno, North Darfur.

<em>Sudan</em> reshuffles government, hoping to appease protesters

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Sudan reshuffles government, hoping to appease protesters

Sudan's transitional government has announced a major Cabinet reshuffle in an attempt to defuse public discontent over a sharp economic ...

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Sudanese fighters committing armed robberies and assaults in Libya

Sudan's infamous Janjaweed militia is reportedly stealing and assaulting locals in Libya as they fight alongside rogue General Khalifa Haftar's ...

Nile dam talks resume as Egypt minister faces criticism

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Nile dam talks resume as Egypt minister faces criticism

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan resumed negotiations over the Great Renaissance Dam under African Union sponsorship, as Egyptians mocked the ...

<em>Sudan</em> police fire tear gas at protesters in Khartoum

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Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in Khartoum

Protests in Sudanese cities went ahead as planned, with security forces deployed in force, despite a tight curfew since April.

Ethiopia inches towards filling mega-dam as AU urges deal

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Ethiopia inches towards filling mega-dam as AU urges deal

The statement from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's office undercut claims by Egypt and Sudan that the dam would not be filled until a deal ...

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