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Sadiq Al-Mahdi threatened the Sudanese transitional government over normalisation.

Sudan could soon see itself removed from the US blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism after President Donald Trump said he was ready to make the move.

PM office: ICC prosecutor visits Sudan over Darfur charges

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PM office: ICC prosecutor visits Sudan over Darfur charges

The ICC's prosecutor is set to discuss the possibility of bringing to trial those internationally wanted for war crimes in Darfur.

Sudan's revolution and the broken promise of women's rights

Yousra Samir Imran

Sudan's revolution and the broken promise of women's rights

Women fuelled Sudan's revolution, but the promise of greater gender equality remains elusive.

A new national identity born of protest and anger

Rami G. Khouri

A new national identity born of protest and anger

Comment: A year after mass protests reignited the Arab region, Rami Khouri explores how the struggle against corruption and poverty became the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan, rebel groups ink landmark peace deal

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

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A year after unprecedented Iraq protests, what has changed?

The nationwide demonstrations which broke out on October 1, 2019 spiralled into a decentralised movement slamming unemployment, poor public ...

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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.

The New Arab Staff

Sudan to meet US, UAE delegates for 'normalisation meeting'

A report by Axios said Sudanese officials are due to meet Emirati and American delegates in Abu Dhabi on Monday to discuss possible ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sudan declares economic emergency as currency plunges

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Sudan declares economic emergency as currency plunges

Aiming to avert economic crisis, the ruling includes setting up emergency courts, enacting laws to protect the economy, and imposing harsher ...

Rights group: Libya militias used machine guns on protesters

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rights group: Libya militias used machine guns on protesters

Human Rights Watch claims government-linked militias attacked, tortured and forcibly disappeared protesters last month.

Sudan to ink 'final' peace deal with rebels: mediator

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan to ink 'final' peace deal with rebels: mediator

Tut Gatluak, the head of the mediation team, said the final signing of the peace agreement would take place early next month.

Basra killings expose Iraq's deadly web of corruption

Mohammed Shiaa

Basra killings expose Iraq's deadly web of corruption

An alleged cover-up of the killing of local activists in Basra reveals how a corrupt political network in southern Iraq is ready to do anything ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 people who fled their homes because of fighting

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan leaders, rebel groups agree peace deal

A historic deal between Sudan's leaders and rebel commanders was agreed on Monday, reports said.

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Sudan rebels agree key peace deal: state news agency

The Sudan Revolutionary Front reportedly agreed to a peace deal with the government that could put an end to a 17-year conflict.

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 ...

Sudan to try ousted Bashir over 1989 coup

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan to try ousted Bashir over 1989 coup

Bashir, 76, who is already behind bars for corruption, could face the death penalty.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Dozens protest against Sudan religious reforms

Protesters took the streets of Khartoum after Muslim prayers Friday, carrying banners which read "No to secularism"

Sudan drops death penalty, flogging for gay sex

The New Arab Staff

Sudan drops death penalty, flogging for gay sex

Activists praised Sudan's decision to lift the death penalty for gay sex 'as first step', but warned that queer people could still jailed under ...

Sudan repeals death penalty for apostasy, allows alcohol

The New Arab Staff

Sudan repeals death penalty for apostasy, allows alcohol

A ban on Female Genital Mutilation [FGM], repealing the death penalty for apostasy and allowing the drinking of alcohol are among a set of ...

Sudan ratifies law criminalising female genital mutilation

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan ratifies law criminalising female genital mutilation

Anyone found guilty of performing the procedure will be sentenced to up to three years in prison, according to a copy of the new law obtained by ...

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