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Comment: As we hear testimony on the extent of Assad's murderous apparatus, we must remember that these are crimes not just of past, but the present too, writes Sam Hamad.

The trial of Omar al-Bashir was adjourned on Tuesday to October 6.

Will Sudan's historic deal with rebels finally bring peace?

Austin Bodetti

Will Sudan's historic deal with rebels finally bring peace?

The peace agreement to end devastating wars in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile could be a key turning point in Sudan's democratic transition.

ICC rejects appeal <em>against</em> Gaza raid probe

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ICC rejects appeal against Gaza raid probe

The ICC has dismissed an appeal against a decision to not probe Israel over a deadly raid on an aid flotilla to Gaza.

Syrian gravedigger reveals details of 'Nazi-like' regime mass killings

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Syrian gravedigger reveals details of 'Nazi-like' regime mass killings

A former gravedigger has given a German court horrifying details about the burial of tens of thousands of Assad regime torture victims in mass ...

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Journalist found Mali jihadists' rules for women, trial hears

Dutch journalist Harald Doornbos testified to the ICC against alleged jihadist police chief Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud.

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Sudan signs peace with holdout rebel group

Ending war with the rebels has been a cornerstone policy of Sudan's transitional government, which came to power in the months after Omar ...

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Sudan and rebels meet to implement peace deal

Monday's peace deal between rebels and Sudan's government covers security, land ownership, transitional justice, power sharing and the return of ...

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UK government halts bill of 'amnesty' on war crimes

The controversial bill faced criticism from human rights groups.

Pompeo arrives in Sudan to push normalisation with Israel

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Pompeo arrives in Sudan to push normalisation with Israel

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Sudan on Tuesday as part of a regional tour to urge Arab states to normalise ties with Israel despite ...

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Four Palestinian fighters killed in Gaza explosion

An explosion in the besieged Gaza Strip has killed four fighters from the Islamic Jihad movement.

Hamas urges leaders to press Israel over Gaza blockade

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Hamas urges leaders to press Israel over Gaza blockade

Hamas in a statement called on the international community and "decision-makers in the region" to "break their silence to bring an end" to the ...

Sudan 'fully prepared' to cooperate with ICC, says PM

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Sudan 'fully prepared' to cooperate with ICC, says PM

Sudan's prime minister cleared the way for ousted leader Omar al-Bashir and four other suspects to be extradited to the ICC for trial over war ...

Outrage in Israel over alleged gang-rape of teenager

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Outrage in Israel over alleged gang-rape of teenager

A gang rape at a hotel in Israel has struck outrage in the country and internationally.

Israel's Lebanon aid offer unlikely to find a taker

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Israel's Lebanon aid offer unlikely to find a taker

Humanity or hypocrisy? Israel has offered aid to Lebanon following the port explosion, 14 years after it destroyed swathes of Beirut ...

Hugo Goodridge

The painstaking hunt for Assad's henchmen in Europe

Former regime officials accused of war crimes are living across Europe, but Syrian activists and the German judiciary are working tirelessly to bring them to justice.

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Fresh Darfur killings as Sudan prepares to send troops

UN officials on Sunday reported a fresh massacre of more than 60 people in Sudan's West Darfur, as the country's prime minister promised fresh ...

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Gunmen kill at least 20 farmers in Sudan's Darfur

The killings took place in Aboudos, some 90 kilometres south of the capital of South Darfur province.

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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).

China slams Britain's comments on Uighurs as 'slander'

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China slams Britain's comments on Uighurs as 'slander'

Exiled Uighurs this month called for the International Criminal Court in the Hague to investigate China for genocide and crimes ...

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France 'to probe Abu Dhabi crown prince' over torture

The French investigating magistrate will notably look at acts allegedly committed in the war in Yemen, sources say.

'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic's genocide appeal set for August

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'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic's genocide appeal set for August

Ratko Mladic was sentenced to life behind bars in 2017 for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.

Malian jihadist on trial at ICC over Timbuktu destruction

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Malian jihadist on trial at ICC over Timbuktu destruction

Al Hassan is the second Islamist extremist to face trial at the ICC for the destruction of the Timbuktu shrines, following a 2016 landmark ...

Made in Europe: Saudi soldiers and weapons deals

Malia Bouattia

Made in Europe: Saudi soldiers and weapons deals

Comment: The weapons deals and military training France and the UK provide to Saudi Arabia are killing civilians abroad, and harming workers at ...

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