New Fighting Sends Surge of Refugees to Sudan’s Border Region

YIDA REFUGEE CAMP, SOUTH SUDAN— Fighting in the war-torn Nuba mountains in Sudan has led to an increase in the number of Sudanese refugees fleeing...

U.S. moves to lift 20-year trade embargo against Sudan

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration took steps on Friday to lift a 20-year-old trade embargo against Sudan, unfreeze assets and remove financial sanctions in what...

Government lays out draft constitutional reforms in Algeria

ALGIERS - Algeria's government on Tuesday unveiled draft constitutional reforms, including a two-term presidency limit, an obligatory consultation with parliament to name prime ministers and...

Kerry says South Sudan’s future is at grave risk

NAIROBI - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday that South Sudan's government and rebels had failed to make compromises needed to end...

Expansion of Khartoum oil refinery: Sudan in talks with China

KHARTOUM – The Sudanese government revealed that it held meetings recently in the Chinese capital of Beijing to discuss the financial and technical arrangements...

Egypt hands over two disputed islands to Saudi Arabia

The Egyptian government has handed over the ownership of disputed Red Sea islands of Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia amid strong objection from...

South Sudan Peace Talks Resume

Peace talks aimed at ending South Sudan's civil war have resumed in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, the latest attempt to resolve the year-old...

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar says he will Return to Juba

ADDIS ABABA— South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has said he will return to the country's capital, Juba, once his troops are in place to...

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