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A heavy Sudanese troop presence helped restore calm Tuesday in the Darfur region, after three days of inter-ethnic violence claimed at least 155 lives and displaced tens of thousands.

At least 47 were killed during clashes between rival ethnic groups in South Darfur.

At least 83 killed in fighting in Sudan's Darfur

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At least 83 killed in fighting in Sudan's Darfur

A local dispute has morphed into broader fighting in West Darfur's capital, marking the worst outbreak of violence in the restive region since a peace agreement was signed in October.

US launches work on consulate in disputed Western Sahara

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US launches work on consulate in disputed Western Sahara

The United States started the "process of establishing" a consulate in contested Western Sahara, after Washington recognised Morocco's ...

<em>Sudan</em>-Egypt-Ethiopia Nile dam talks to resume Sunday

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Sudan-Egypt-Ethiopia Nile dam talks to resume Sunday

Sudan's state news agency said officials from current African Union chair South Africa would be involved in the new round of talks to ...

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Ten million children at risk of famine in 2021

Across the world millions are at risk of acute hunger this year.

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2020: 10 uplifting stories from the Middle East

Marred by the coronavirus pandemic, the year 2020 has been a challenge for all. Here are some stories that provided glimmers of hope.

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UK pledges an extra £47m in foreign aid

The United Kingdom has promised an additional £47 million in aid to nearly a dozen countries, including Syria and Sudan.

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Sudan: key dates in Darfur war

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

Peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur ends, stoking fears

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Peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur ends, stoking fears

Sudan's United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur is set to end its 13-year operation on Thursday.

Elijah J. Magnier

The fear inspired by Blackwater, US military in Iraq

Though Nisour Square was 13 years ago, the release of the Blackwater guards from prison opened up old wounds for the families of those killed, ...

Pope hopes to visit <em>South</em> <em>Sudan</em>, Lebanon

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Pope hopes to visit South Sudan, Lebanon

Pope Francis told the countries' leaders to do more to bring peace and stability to their nations.

Women are key to ending Yemen's civil war

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Women are key to ending Yemen's civil war

Comment: Without women, Yemen's peace talks have gone nowhere. Peace will never be forged if our voices continue to go unheard, writes Tahani ...

UN agrees to end Darfur peacekeeping mission

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UN agrees to end Darfur peacekeeping mission

The Council adopted a resolution that hands over responsibility for maintaining security to Sudan's transitional government.

<em>Sudan</em> PM: regional meeting on Ethiopia conflict agreed

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Sudan PM: regional meeting on Ethiopia conflict agreed

Sudan's premier said he had agreed with his counterpart in Addis Ababa to hold an urgent meeting of a bloc of east African countries to resolve ...

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Trump vows to reject defence bill passed by majority

Trump repeated his pledge to veto a sweeping defence budget bill, which US lawmakers passed by margins that would allow them to override the president's rejection.

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First foreign aid convoy reaches capital of Ethiopia's Tigray

The foreign convoy arrives amid a humanitarian crisis brought about by armed conflict.

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Sudanese singer faces deportation from Netherlands despite safety fears

Mohamed al-Tayeb has been told by the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service (INS) that his asylum application has been rejected.

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US says Eritrea involvement "credible" in Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Ethiopia has repeatedly denied Eritrean involvement in the conflict.

US negotiating Morocco drone sale following Israel deal: report

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US negotiating Morocco drone sale following Israel deal: report

The US is negotiating the sale of drones to Morocco, unnamed government sources say.

Ruslan Trad

Russia and Turkey's complex regional rivalry

Analysis: Conflict dynamics in both Syria and Nagorno-Karabakh are part of a broad field of confrontation between Moscow and Ankara, stretching ...

UN says emergency aid needs exploding due to pandemic

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UN says emergency aid needs exploding due to pandemic

A UN report has found that one in 33 people worldwide will be in need of aid in 2021.

Fresh rocket attack from Ethiopia's Tigray region targets Eritrea

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Fresh rocket attack from Ethiopia's Tigray region targets Eritrea

At least one rocket recently fired from Ethiopia's Tigray region targeted neighbouring Eritrea, according to regional diplomats.

<em>South</em> African claims he is stranded in Jerusalem

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South African claims he is stranded in Jerusalem

Shahid bin Yusuf Takala has stayed at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque for almost a year.

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