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Relations between Sudan and Qatar appear to be warming since the end of the Gulf blockade earlier this year.

Egypt's "largest" ancient city has been unearthed by archaeologists who say the discovery is the most important since Tutankhamun's tomb.

Egypt, Uganda sign security agreement as Sisi warns Ethiopia

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Egypt, Uganda sign security agreement as Sisi warns Ethiopia

Egypt and Uganda have signed an agreement to share military intelligence as President Sisi warned Ethiopia following the failure of talks on its bitterly disputed Renaissance Dam.

Sudanese women rally against gendered violence, inequality

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Sudanese women rally against gendered violence, inequality

Protesters were reportedly faced with incidents of harassment and violence.

UN chief to South <em>Sudan</em>: progress before arms assessment

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UN chief to South Sudan: progress before arms assessment

The UN Secretary-General has outlined 'three key benchmarks' ahead of May's assessment of the South Sudan arms embargo.

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Darfur governor says death toll in clashes now 132

Intercommunal clashes between the Massalit and Arab communities in Sudan's Darfur region have now taken the lives of 132 people.

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UAE's Etihad airlines launches direct flights to Israel

The Abu Dhabi-based airline is the latest to provide direct flights between the two countries, which normalised ties last year.

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Ethiopia to go on filling Nile mega-dam despite impasse

Ethiopia has announced that it will continue to fill the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, despite the failure of talks with Sudan and ...

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Ethiopia blames Egypt, Sudan as Nile dam talks stall

Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan have traded accusations as talks in Kinshasa regarding the controversial Ethiopian Renaissance Dam ended ...

Egypt, <em>Sudan</em> and Ethiopia's Nile dispute: A looming conflict?

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Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia's Nile dispute: A looming conflict?

Analysis: Ethiopia's contested dam on the Nile has pitted it against both Egypt and Sudan, with a border dispute between Khartoum and ...

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Sudan abolishes decades-old Israel boycott law in normalisation drive

Sudan has abolished an Israel boycott law that has been active since 1958 in the latest development in the normalisation of ties ...

Nile dam talks extended in Kinshasa after communique setback

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Nile dam talks extended in Kinshasa after communique setback

Talks gathering Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Addis Ababa's contested dam on the Nile were being extended on Tuesday.

Death toll from fighting Darfur rises to 50

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Death toll from fighting Darfur rises to 50

50 people have been killed in four days of violence in Sudan's Darfur.

US urges de-escalation between <em>Sudan</em>, Ethiopia

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US urges de-escalation between Sudan, Ethiopia

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken pressed for an easing of tensions between Sudan and Ethiopia as fears grow of a spillover from the ...

At least 40 dead in fighting in Sudan's Darfur

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At least 40 dead in fighting in Sudan's Darfur

At least 40 people have been killed and 58 injured in three days of clashes in Sudan's West Darfur state, the United Nations said Monday.

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Tribal clashes in Sudan's Darfur kill 18: medics

More bloodshed occurred over the weekend in intercommunal strife which often sees nomadic Arab pastoralists pitted against settled non-Arab farmers.

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US climate envoy attends UAE Climate Dialogue

The United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate attended the regional climate dialogue, where MENA countries re-committed to the Paris ...

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Nile talks 'last chance' before second dam filling: Egypt

As the talks on the Nile dam Ethiopia is building are reaching their final stage, Egypt considers them the last opportunity to find an agreement.

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Appeal for 'fresh start' as Nile dam talks resume

Foreign ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan kicked off negotiations in Kinshasa on over Addis Ababa's contested giant dam on the ...

Egypt, Ethiopia, <em>Sudan</em> resume dam talks amid tensions

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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan resume dam talks amid tensions

The three-day African Union-mediated talks between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to resolve a dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance ...

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Saudi-Israeli ties would bring region 'tremendous benefit': FM

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said normalisation with Israel would depend on 'progress with the peace process'.

Egypt, <em>Sudan</em> hold 'Nile Eagles 2' joint air exercise

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Egypt, Sudan hold 'Nile Eagles 2' joint air exercise

The Egyptian Air-force participated in drills with the Sudanese air forces in Merowe airbase in Sudan, next to the Ethiopian border.

Congo to host Nile Dam talks amid rising tensions

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Congo to host Nile Dam talks amid rising tensions

Amid military drills and escalatory rhetoric, Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia will hold reconciliation talks in Kinshasa to revive stalled ...

IMF grants $174m emergency loan to South <em>Sudan</em>

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IMF grants $174m emergency loan to South Sudan

The IMF has given millions in a loan to South Sudan

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