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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari backed Chad's new leader and offered to help Chad 'to stabilise and return to constitutional order.'

Book Club: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon's book is a riveting account of how an all-women Kurdish militia, aided by US Special Forces, racked up strategic victories against the Islamic State group.

UN says 120 Ethiopia ex-peacekeepers seek asylum in Sudan

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UN says 120 Ethiopia ex-peacekeepers seek asylum in Sudan

Around 120 former peacekeepers from Ethiopia, where several regions including northern Tigray are hit by inter-ethnic conflict, have sought asylum in Sudan, the United Nations said Sunday.

Sudan secures loan to clear African Development Bank debt

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Sudan secures loan to clear African Development Bank debt

Sudan announced that it has secured a loan from the UK, Sweden, and Ireland to clear long-standing debts to the African Development Bank.

Merkel urges withdrawal of foreign fighters from Libya

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Merkel urges withdrawal of foreign fighters from Libya

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Turkey to help push for a withdrawal of foreign fighters from Libya following a video call with ...

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US envoy in Egypt for Ethiopia dam talks

US envoy Jeffrey Feltman has met Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in a new effort to resolve the bitter dispute over Ethiopia’s Great Renaissance Dam

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Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

While Facebook's quasi-independent Oversight Board voted to uphold the ban, it called the social network's 'indefinite' suspension of Trump ...

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Dbeibah and Draghi: A new era in Italy-Libya relations

Analysis: With new leaders in both countries, the relationship between Italy and Libya could be at a decisive turning point.

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Libya urges Turkey 'cooperation' over foreign troops pullout

Libya's new interim government urged Turkey to "cooperate" over the withdrawal of foreign troops and mercenaries from the country, to help ...

Michel Kilo's death is a microcosm of Syria's tragedy

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Michel Kilo's death is a microcosm of Syria's tragedy

In-depth: Michel Kilo's passing marks the loss of another important voice that relentlessly advocated for a free, united, and democratic Syria.

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Will the US really withdraw troops from Iraq?

Analysis: Since the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the US has repeatedly pledged to leave, each time resulting in broken promises, renegotiations and in ...

Goodbye, Michel Kilo

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Goodbye, Michel Kilo

Comment: Racha Abazied remembers Michel Kilo, a key figure in the Syrian opposition who dedicated his life and work to the struggle for ...

Israeli, UAE firms eye $1.1 billion gas field deal

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Israeli, UAE firms eye $1.1 billion gas field deal

Delek Drilling have hailed the potential deal as part of a 'strategic alignment in the Middle East'.

Chad bids farewell to Deby as France backs son

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Chad bids farewell to Deby as France backs son

France's President Macron and Sahel allies have backed Deby's son despite opposotion accusations of an 'institutional coup'.

Deby's son named 'president of the republic' of Chad

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Deby's son named 'president of the republic' of Chad

General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno was named as a transitional leader after the death of his father.

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Erdogan's party extends new olive branch to Egypt

Bulant Turan, the parliamentary leader of Erdogan's AKP party, said a motion will be presented to the parliament speaker's officer 'to establish a friendship group' between Turkey and Egypt.

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Sudanese leader says Bashir may be handed to ICC

The head of Sudan's Sovereignty Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, said the country may hand over ousted dictator Omar Bashir to the International ...

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Pro-Iran factions up the ante in Iraq

The drone strike marks "an escalation and a sign that Iran-backed militias will use various weapons to attack their targets."

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UN envoy says South Sudan has strong economic promise

The outgoing top UN figure in South Sudan believes that, with 'good governance' and an end to corruption, the nation could achieve economic ...

Myanmar's young demand their future

Achim Steiner

Myanmar's young demand their future

Comment: Myanmar's younger generation knows what it's like to enjoy better prospects and freedoms. The generals must return Myanmar to the ...

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Sudan to receive $400 million in Saudi, UAE aid

Sudan is getting $400 million to help with its agricultural production from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Souad: The young, the real, the virtual

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Souad: The young, the real, the virtual

Film Review: Ayten Amin’s sophomore feature is an intimate look at the life of a 19-year-old girl's transition into adulthood, who ...

Darfur governor says death toll in clashes now 132

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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.

US agrees to move 'remaining combat troops' from Iraq

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US agrees to move 'remaining combat troops' from Iraq

The US agreed to remove all remaining combat forces from Iraq.

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