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<em>Sudan</em> extends ceasefires until end of year

The New Arab & agencies

Sudan extends ceasefires until end of year

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has extended until the end of this year a unilateral ceasefire in the regions of Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan.

UN to vote on South <em>Sudan</em> arms embargo, sanctions

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UN to vote on South Sudan arms embargo, sanctions

The world's newest country has been rocked by civil war since December 2013, with tens of thousands dead and four million displaced.

UN approves South <em>Sudan</em> arms embargo, sanctions

The New Arab & agencies

UN approves South Sudan arms embargo, sanctions

The world's newest country has been rocked by civil war since December 2013, with tens of thousands dead and four million displaced.

Andrew Edward Tchie

South Sudan needs a stronger state and reconciliation

Comment: Unless sustainable plans are put in place to guide the world's newest failed state, South Sudan will continue to sign agreements with no real outcomes, writes Andrew Edward Tchie.

The New Arab

Sudan officials in Juba for resumption of oil exports

A Sudanese delegation has arrived in South Sudan to discuss the resumption of oil exports, Sudan's ministry of oil and gas has ...

The New Arab & agencies

South Sudan war rivals strike power-sharing deal

Rebel leader Riek Machar on Saturday agreed to rejoin the government of President Salva Kiir as first vice president.

The New Arab

Fire likely cause of 2016 EgyptAir crash: French investigation

French investigators said a cockpit fire likely caused the 2016 EgyptAir MS804 crash, contradicting Egyptian authorities who said explosives ...

Is Thailand next for the Islamic State group?

Austin Bodetti

Is Thailand next for the Islamic State group?

Analysis: The unrest in Thailand's south offers the Islamic State group all that it could need to build a southeast Asian franchise, writes ...

The New Arab & agencies

US to work on removing Sudan from terror list

The US envoy to Sudan says Washington will work to have Sudan removed from a terror list, as Khartoum ends its relationship ...

<em>Sudan</em> regrets new US travel warning over 'terror' risks

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Sudan regrets new US travel warning over 'terror' risks

Authorities in Sudan regret a new US travel advisory urging Americans against visiting the African country where Washington warned ...

<em>Sudan</em> opposition party leader denied entry to Egypt

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Sudan opposition party leader denied entry to Egypt

The National Ummah Party says that leader Sadiq al-Mahdi was stopped on Saturday at Cairo Airport, on his way back from attending a Sudanese ...

Qatar invests half billion dollars in <em>Sudan</em> agriculture

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Qatar invests half billion dollars in Sudan agriculture

Qatar has announced plans to invest $500 million into Sudan's agricultural and food sectors over the next three years, state-run news agency QNA ...

South <em>Sudan</em> ceasefire breaks down after few hours

The New Arab & agencies

South Sudan ceasefire breaks down after few hours

A ceasefire in war-torn South Sudan has lasted just a few hours.

The New Arab

US downgrades Myanmar in trafficking report

The annual US report downgraded Myanmar noting it failed to protect the Rohingya Muslims fleeing a military crackdown.

The New Arab & agencies

Hundred migrants missing in Mediterranean after shipwreck

Three bodies of babies have been recovered, who were drowned in the Mediterranean Sea, when the boat taking them Europe sank.

The New Arab

UN slammed for exonerating coalition of Yemen child deaths

A UN report received harsh criticism from Save the Children for seeming to absolve the Saudi-led military coalition of responsibility for the ...

The New Arab & agencies

South Sudan rivals agree 'permanent' ceasefire

The Khartoum Declaration, for a ceasefire in South Sudan, will take effect within the next 72 hours, raising hopes for an end to one of ...

<em>Sudan</em> overturns teenager's death sentence for killing rapist husband

The New Arab

Sudan overturns teenager's death sentence for killing rapist husband

19-year-old Noura Hussein was facing execution over the killing of her husband who she said raped her.

The New Arab & agencies

US Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban

The highest court in the US has voted 5-4 to uphold Trump's travel ban barring citizens from seven mostly Muslim countries.

Parents of Sudanese teen facing death penalty speak out

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Parents of Sudanese teen facing death penalty speak out

The parents of a Sudanese teenager facing death penalty for killing her husband, who she accuses of rape, have spoken for the first time about ...

South <em>Sudan</em> rivals to hold fresh talks on Monday

The New Arab & agencies

South Sudan rivals to hold fresh talks on Monday

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and arch-rival Riek Machar will meet in Khartoum for their second round of talks in almost two years.

America uses Tajikistan as Iran substitute language teacher

Austin Bodetti

America uses Tajikistan as Iran substitute language teacher

Analysis: Tajikistan's role as an international classroom for Americans studying Persian may prove its greatest contribution to the US, writes ...

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