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The long read: A new book by Palestinian intellectual Azmi Bishara presents a comprehensive strategy to resist Trump and Netanyahu’s widely condemned ‘Deal of the Century’ overwhelmingly rejected by Palestinians.

Three former senior aides to ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir have caught the novel coronavirus in prison.

Israeli private jet 'lands in <em>Sudan</em>' in normalisation controversy

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Israeli private jet 'lands in Sudan' in normalisation controversy

Sudan's military has denied rumours of an Israeli jet landing in Khartoum despite controversial moves to normalise ties between the two countries earlier this year.

China in the Middle East: Tourism and soft power

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China in the Middle East: Tourism and soft power

The spread of the coronavirus has undermined a years-long Chinese effort to reshape the new world order with soft power.

Netanyahu calls Sudanese leader in latest move towards normalisation

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Netanyahu calls Sudanese leader in latest move towards normalisation

Fresh from inaugurating his new government, Israel's PM called Sudan's leader to wish him a happy Eid, three months after the pair agreed to ...

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Sudan to establish police force to protect health workers

Sudan has vowed to protect its healthcare workers amid the Covid-19 pandemic through the creation of a police force.

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Sudan vehicle crash kills at least 43

A vehicle collision on a highway in Sudan's Darfur region killed at least 43 people, police said.

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Egypt accepts Ethiopia-Sudan proposal to renegotiate dam dispute

Egypt said it was willing to restart negotiations with Sudan and Ethiopia over the filling of the controversial Nile mega-dam, which ...

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UN official warns of escalating foreign power-fuelled Libyan war

The UN's acting special envoy to Libya has warned of foreign-backed escalation on both sides of the Libyan conflict.

Which Arab countries will be in lockdown this Eid?

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Which Arab countries will be in lockdown this Eid?

Muslims across the Arab world are preparing for a very different Eid amid a coronavirus epidemic.

Elizabeth Shackelford

Trump's inspector general purge and the death of dissent

Comment: Destroying the credibility and effectiveness of the inspector general system means that no civil servant will feel comfortable ...

South <em>Sudan</em> Vice President tests positive for coronavirus

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South Sudan Vice President tests positive for coronavirus

VP Riek Machar's wife, Defence Minister Angelina Teny, and "a number of his office staff and bodyguards" have also been infected.

US Supreme Court demands $4 billion <em>Sudan</em> compensation

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US Supreme Court demands $4 billion Sudan compensation

The US Supreme Court has sided with the victims of the 1998 al-Qaeda embassy bombings, ordering Sudan to pay out more than $4 billion ...

Ethiopia ‘deploys missiles’ as Nile dispute with Egypt escalates

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Ethiopia ‘deploys missiles’ as Nile dispute with Egypt escalates

Ethiopia says it plans to fill a dam on the Nile without consulting Egypt, amid reports that Addis Ababa deployed missiles to defend the dam.

<em>Sudan</em> soldier kills two on 'speeding rickshaw'

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Sudan soldier kills two on 'speeding rickshaw'

Two people were killed after allegedly speeding past a military checkpoint during a strict round-the-clock curfew in the capital Khartoum.

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Sudan inflation soars amid increasing food prices

More than a year after Sudan was rocked by protests over bread price hikes, inflation in the country rose to 99 percent because of rising food prices.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Sub-Saharan migrants in Morocco are trapped by coronavirus and poverty and Iran reopens mosques for holy Ramadan nights despite Covid-19. Here ...

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Hamas chief confirms prisoner swap negotiations with Israel

Ismail Haniyeh has confirmed talks with Israel for a prisoner swap via Egypt and has urged Saudi Arabia to release Palestinian detainees in the ...

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Egypt leverages 'soft power' through medical aid in pandemic

Egypt is using medical aid as a form of soft power during the coronavirus pandemic.

<em>Sudan</em> clashes kill 26, including paramilitary forces

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Sudan clashes kill 26, including paramilitary forces

The fighting poses a significant challenge to efforts by the transitional government to end decades-long rebellions in some areas.

Alessandra Bajec

Sudan's fight against FGM has only just begun

Sudan's decision to outlaw female genital mutilation is a small step on the long road to achieving gender equality.

<em>Sudan</em> rejects Ethiopia's proposal to fill mega-dam

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Sudan rejects Ethiopia's proposal to fill mega-dam

Both Khartoum and Cairo fear the dam will trap their essential water supplies once the giant reservoir starts being filled in July as planned by ...

<em>Sudan</em> official: 3 killed, dozens wounded in tribal clashes

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Sudan official: 3 killed, dozens wounded in tribal clashes

The fighting erupted between the Bani Amer tribe and the Nuba tribe in the city of Kassalla.

<em>Sudan</em> extends Khartoum curfew to slow Covid-19

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Sudan extends Khartoum curfew to slow Covid-19

Sudan has extended its curfew in Khartoum to slow down the spread of coronavirus

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