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There are around 20,000 troops and mercenaries from countries including Turkey and Russia, according to the UN.

Geir Pedersen has announced that the Constitutional Committee will resume talks in an effort to find a political solution to the crisis in Syria.

Death toll from Sudan's Darfur clashes rises above 200

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Death toll from Sudan's Darfur clashes rises above 200

The death toll from recent violence in Sudan's Darfur region has risen above 200.

Sudan approves first budget since US terror delisting

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Sudan approves first budget since US terror delisting

Sudan approved its first budget since being removed from a crippling US blacklist.

'Unity' in Yemen is the only path to survival

Rabyaah Althaibani and Nicholas Chanko

'Unity' in Yemen is the only path to survival

Comment: The success of Yemen's new government will rest on building trust between factions, as well as the actions of the incoming US ...

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Sudan imposes curfew in West Darfur amid deadly clashes

The clashes come just two weeks after the UN peacekeeping force ended its mandate in Darfur.

Giorgio Cafiero

Where does Gulf reconciliation leave the UAE?

Analysis: While the GCC summit constituted a historic breakthrough, it merely addressed a symptom of the Gulf crisis without resolving its root ...

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UN envoy arrives in Aden after deadly airport blast

Special envoy Martin Griffiths arrived at Aden airport, where he expressed his condolences and emphasised the need for a solution to the ...

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Explosions rock Saudi military headquarters in Yemen's Abyan

At least two explosions were heard near the Shakra High School building in Abyan, where the Saudi-led coalition has reportedly set up base.

Yemen's Aden airport receives first flight since deadly attack

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Yemen's Aden airport receives first flight since deadly attack

Yemeni Interior Minister Ibrahim Haidan said the speedy reopening of the airport underscored "the determination of the government to overcome ...

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Five women killed in Yemen wedding attack

Local officials said five women were killed, and children were among seven others wounded, when what appeared to be an artillery shell hit the ...

Iran condemns deadly attack on Yemen airport

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Iran condemns deadly attack on Yemen airport

The airport explosion has killed dozens, and no group or individual has so far claimed responsibility.

Yemen government vows to restore stability after deadly attack

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Yemen government vows to restore stability after deadly attack

The new power-sharing Yemeni government vowed on Thursday to bring stability after a fatal blast targeted Aden's airport.

Second blast targets ministers at Yemen presidential palace

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Second blast targets ministers at Yemen presidential palace

The second bomb struck Aden’s Al-Ma'asheeq district, where just moments earlier the newly-formed government of Yemen were transferred following ...

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Blast at Aden airport kills at least 26

The explosion has killed nearly two dozen people, and that number may climb.

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UN agrees to end Darfur peacekeeping mission

The Council adopted a resolution that hands over responsibility for maintaining security to Sudan's transitional government.

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Yemen in Focus: Women's group demands participation in government

This week we focus on a women's movement that calls for the right to political participation.

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Yemen forges unity government: officials

Yemen has formed a new unity government, forging a joint front against the Houthi rebels.

Hundreds protest against Yemeni internationally-recognized government in Taiz

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Hundreds protest against Yemeni internationally-recognized government in Taiz

Hundreds of people have protested in the frontline Yemeni city of Taiz, blaming the Saudi-backed internationally-recognized government for dire ...

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Yemen government and UAE-backed southern separatists sign unity agreement

Arrangements to implement the Riyadh Agreement have been finalised and a coalition government between the Hadi government and STC will be formed ...

Yemen government, separatists  to form cabinet within week

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Yemen government, separatists to form cabinet within week

Yemen's internationally-recognised government will form a cabinet with southern separatists in order to end the war.

5 south Yemen separatists killed by suspected AQAP gunmen

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5 south Yemen separatists killed by suspected AQAP gunmen

Five south Yemen separatists were killed by Al Qaeda militants in Abyan province on Monday.

Sudan government opposes army chief decree creating new <em>council</em>

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Sudan government opposes army chief decree creating new council

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has opposed the creation of a new “Council of Transition Partners”, which has been given broad ...

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