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Middle East

Egypt's el-Sisi in Sudan to discuss water, Halayeb

El-Sisi is going to Khartoum for his fifth visit since he came to power. On the agenda are the Nile’s waters and the disputed Halayeb triangle.

Africa

South Sudan's Machar set to be 'reinstated as vice president'

Rebel leader is to return to his position as one of the country's four vice presidents, Sudan's foreign minister says.

South Sudan's Machar set to be 'reinstated as vice president'

Africa

South Sudan rivals reach new security arrangement deal

Government and rebel representatives are expected to sign a new power-sharing agreement in Uganda on Saturday.

South Sudan rivals reach new security arrangement deal

Opinion

Why is Omar al-Bashir mediating South Sudan peace talks?

A peace deal in South Sudan will benefit the Sudanese president in more than one way.

Ahmed H Adam

by Ahmed H Adam

Ahmed H Adam

Africa

UN to vote on curbing peacekeeping troops in Sudan's Darfur

Thousands of UNAMID 'Blue Helmets' may be asked to leave due to budget cuts, whether or not the conflict in the region has been resolved.

Africa

What next for South Sudan's peace agreement?

Agreement provides a transitional unity government within four months which will govern the country for 36 months.

What next for South Sudan's peace agreement?

Africa

South Sudan's rival leaders meet in Khartoum for talks

Sudan's foreign minister says agreement between two leaders will be announced on Wednesday in a bid to end civil war.

South Sudan: Salva Kiir, Riek Machar meet in Khartoum for talks

Africa

Sudan scraps teen's death sentence in marital rape case

Noura Hussein, 19, has had death penalty reduced to five years on appeal, lawyer and activists say.

Noura Hussein: Sudan appeals court overturns death sentence

Africa

South Sudan rivals meet in Khartoum for peace talks

President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar hold meeting amid fragile efforts to end ruinous five-year civil war.

South Sudan rivals meet in Khartoum for peace talks

Sudan

Sudan scraps defence ties with North Korea

Khartoum says the decision is part of its commitment to the Non-Proliferation Treaty and sanctions against Pyongyang.

Sudan severs defence ties with North Korea

Opinion

Bashir is playing a dangerous game

The attempt of the Sudanese president to engage with rival regional interests in a bid to stay in power might fail.

Ahmed H Adam

by Ahmed H Adam

Ahmed H Adam

Sudan

Sudan summons Egypt ambassador over 'insulting' TV series

Khartoum appears to have been angered by the idea that Egyptian armed groups would find refuge in Sudan.

Sudan summons Egypt ambassador over 'insulting' TV series

Sudan

Sudanese teen sentenced to death for killing husband after rape

Noura Hussein, 19, was forced by her parents to marry her cousin three years ago, activists say.

Sudanese teen sentenced to death for killing husband after rape

Egypt

Egypt: Sudan's Bashir arrives in Cairo amid easing tensions

President Sisi receives spirited Bashir, announces restoration of ties and enhanced cooperation.

Egypt: Sudan's Bashir arrives in Cairo amid easing tensions

Salva Kiir

South Sudan requests to join Arab League

Egypt's foreign minister visited South Sudan's president in Juba.

South Sudan requests to join Arab League