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Washington has reportedly given Khartoum until the end of Thursday to agree to establish diplomatic relations with Israel or face continued sanctions.

The decision comes three days after ECOWAS announced it was ending its tough post-coup sanctions.

US push for Arab-Israel normalisation divides Sudanese leaders

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US push for Arab-Israel normalisation divides Sudanese leaders

Sudan removing its name from a list of state sponsors of terrorism is Washington's leverage to push for normalisation with Israel, but Khartoum's leaders are divided.

Sudan, rebel groups ink landmark peace deal

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Sudan, rebel groups ink landmark peace deal

Representatives from the transitional government and rebel groups signed the deal.

Leading Sudan religious body declares normalisation with Israel impermissible

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Leading Sudan religious body declares normalisation with Israel impermissible

Political factions in Sudan are split over the issue of normalisation with Israel, which the country's leading religious body has declared ...

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Israel's Netanyahu to meet Sudan general in Uganda: report

The Israeli premier will meet with Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the leader of Sudan's transitional sovereign council, in Uganda for a second time, Israeli media report.

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Sudan delegation in UAE 'won't discuss Israel normalisation'

A Sudanese delegation is in the UAE for talks with US officials.

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Yemenis protest Israeli normalisation on Socotra island

A protest against Israeli normalisation erupted in Socotra on Saturday amid reports of an Emirati-Israeli intelligence gathering base on the ...

Eva Thiebaud

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni ...

Sudan's democratic transition still at risk of counter-revolutionary meddling

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Sudan's democratic transition still at risk of counter-revolutionary meddling

Comment: The reforms enacted in Sudan do not represent the immediate demands of protesters, and instead signal interference of UAE as a ...

Stasa Salacanin

Will UAE-Israel deal draw Tel Aviv into Yemen's war?

Divided opinion over the normalisation deal risks complicating already tense relations among Yemen's political factions.

Normalisation with Israel would betray Sudan's refugees

Suraya Dadoo

Normalisation with Israel would betray Sudan's refugees

Comment: As Sudan seeks to appease Washington through normalising ties with Israel, any such deal would be betray its own people as well as ...

Yemen in Focus: The battle for Marib

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: The battle for Marib

This week we focus on the ongoing Houthi offensive to capture Marib.

Normalisation with Israel: Could Sudan be next?

Munzoul Assal

Normalisation with Israel: Could Sudan be next?

Normalisation with Israel may facilitate Sudan's removal from the US terror list but risks exacerbating divisions within the ...

Yemen's southern separatists withdraw from peace talks

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Yemen's southern separatists withdraw from peace talks

Yemen's southern separatists announced their withdrawal from talks over a Saudi-sponsored deal with the internationally recognised government.

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Southern Yemenis protest UAE-Israel normalisation deal

In a statement, groups behind the protests denounced 'Israel's new secret friend in the south', in reference to the UAE-backed STC.

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Sudan commander 'met with Mossad chief in secret meeting'

High-ranking Emirati officials were in attendance, according to the source, including the brother of UAE Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed ...

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Egypt PM visits Sudan as Nile dam talks stall

A delegation of senior Egyptian ministers join Mustafa Madbouli on his visit, which comes after negotiations on Ethiopia's controversial dam ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Why the UAE seeks stronger ties with Iran

Comment: As the UAE moves out of Saudi Arabia's shadow, its developing ties with Iran are not as surprising as some might suggest, writes ...

Sudan 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.

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Yemeni separatists abandon self-rule, push peace deal

Yemen's southern separatists abandoned their declaration of self-rule, instead committing to implement a stalled Saudi-brokered peace deal.

Mohammed bin Zayed's preferences regarding UAE foreign policy

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Mohammed bin Zayed's preferences regarding UAE foreign policy

Comment: Kristian Coates Ulrichsen takes a deep dive into what's driving bin Zayed's aggressive foreign policy agenda, the risks involved, and ...

Armed group attacks Darfur village, killing at least 7

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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).

Yemen's UAE-backed STC vows to take over Hadramawt

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Yemen's UAE-backed STC vows to take over Hadramawt

The UAE-backed STC has vowed to take over Yemen's largest province, Hadramawt.

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