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A Sudanese military jet has crashed near the city of Omdurman, killing the two pilots on board, the army said on Friday.

A presidential order appointed Mohamed Khair al-Zubair, an ex-minister of state for finance who already served as central bank governor between 2011 and 2013.

<em>Sudan</em> swears in new 21-member cabinet

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Sudan swears in new 21-member cabinet

The new, slimmer cabinet was sworn in on Saturday and will reportedly focus on addressing Sudan's faltering economy.

Sudan's newly-appointed finance minister rejects post: SUNA

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Sudan's newly-appointed finance minister rejects post: SUNA

Abdullah Hamduk, who was the former executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, passed on the finance minister on ...

<em>Sudan</em> ruling party reveals new, smaller cabinet

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Sudan ruling party reveals new, smaller cabinet

Sudan has unveiled a new 21-member cabinet just days after President Omar al-Bashir sacked the previous government.

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South Sudan warring parties sign 'final' peace deal

The 'final peace agreement' between warring South Sudanese warring parties has been signed.

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Scores killed after hill collapses on Darfur village

Heavy rain caused a hill to collapse onto a village in Sudan's Darfur region, killing at least 20 people, a rebel group said.

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South Sudan plane crash kills 20, including Anglican bishop

Overloading and bad weather appear to have contributed to the crash of a South Sudanese airliner, which saw the death toll rise to 20 on Monday.

Shams Al-Shakarchi

Starvation could kill 600,000 children in war zones: charity

Using starvation as a weapon of war has become a 'new normal' in conflict, says Save the Children, with more hundreds of thousands of children ...

Bashir to sack <em>Sudan</em> cabinet as economic crisis grows

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Bashir to sack Sudan cabinet as economic crisis grows

President Omar al-Bashir is replacing his entire cabinet as economic crisis escalates in Sudan.

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South Sudan rivals to sign peace deal in Ethiopia

The rivals have already approved a deal that was negotiated during weeks of talks hosted in Khartoum between South Sudan's warring factions.

The UNHCR is failing to protect refugees

Mat Nashed

The UNHCR is failing to protect refugees

Comment: Shocking abuses of power undermine attempts to end rampant corruption, writes Mat Nashed.

Wind and solar farms 'could increase Sahara rainfall'

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Wind and solar farms 'could increase Sahara rainfall'

Researchers using computer modelling have said that the installation of a 3.5 million square mile wind and solar farm could boost rainfall in ...

South <em>Sudan</em> court charges soldiers for raping, shooting workers

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South Sudan court charges soldiers for raping, shooting workers

Ten South Sudanese soldiers were charged with the gang rape of at least five international aid workers, along with murder charges.

Chad forces bombard rebel positions on Libyan border

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Chad forces bombard rebel positions on Libyan border

N'Djamena forces pounded rebel positions around Tibesti, a town in the far north along the Libyan border.

Austin Bodetti

Islamic Jihad vs Hamas in Gaza

Hamas has so far been able to keep its smaller rival in check, but its influence is undeniable, writes Austin Bodetti.

The New Arab

Sudan's Bashir appoints minister decades after executing his father

Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir has sworn in new a minister - nearly three decades he ordered the execution of his father for plotting a ...

Austin Bodetti

Is the Gulf crisis undermining America's 'war on terror'?

Analysis: Gulf tensions bode ill for the American-led effort to fight terror financing in the Middle East, writes Austin Bodetti.

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South Sudan rebel leader agrees peace deal with government

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has agreed a final peace deal with the government, with hopes the country's bloody civil war has ...

South Sudan's Machar 'refuses to sign' peace deal

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South Sudan's Machar 'refuses to sign' peace deal

A Sudanese mediator said the South Sudan rebel chief Riek Machar refused to sign a final peace deal with the government on Tuesday.

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Defiant Sudanese activist faces mounting legal woes

Wini Omer, a 30-year-old activist, is determined to keep campaigning for women's rights in Sudan, despite mounting legal woes she says ...

Somalia hires US lobbyists to overturn Trump travel ban

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Somalia hires US lobbyists to overturn Trump travel ban

The government of Somalia has hired a US lobbying firm to help lift President Donald Trump's travel ban and overturn a partial suspension of US ...

Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murder

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Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murder

A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain's Parliament has been charged with attempted murder, police in ...

Foreign militants are taking over Libya's Fezzan region

Alessandra Bocchi

Foreign militants are taking over Libya's Fezzan region

Following the overthrow of Gaddafi, Libya's porous southern border has led to an influx of militants posing an increasing threat to the already ...

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