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Amid international pressure to hand over Al-Bashir, discord is growing among Sudan’s opposition forces, albeit united on the need for civilian government


The search for an alternative to Omar Al-Bashir has begun, though the stance of the high brass of the army remains an obstacle to a political transition



Diversified alliances, economic gains and enhanced political capital lie behind the Saudi crown prince’s three-legged Asia tour

No “qualified team” can defuse the ticking bomb that is Sudan. Not after Omar Al-Bashir declared a one-year state of emergency

Whatever the result of the rescheduled presidential elections, Nigeria’s next ruler will be overburdened by a host of crises

China is by far the strongest player in Africa

Haitham Nouri examines six decades of Egyptian-African relations

Boko Haram intensifies its attacks hoping to disrupt Nigeria’s presidential elections scheduled for 16 February

Religious tolerance, not politics, featured high on Pope Francis’ agenda during his first visit to the UAE to attend an interfaith meeting, reports Haitham Nouri

Floating atop the largest oil reserves in the world, Venezuela is facing an hour of decision as its economic and political crisis comes to a head

Presidential elections are slated for 18 April in Algeria, but it is not yet certain that sitting President Abdel-Aziz Bouteflika will run for a fifth term

The international community believes the Stockholm Agreement is the only way out of the crisis in Yemen, but the Houthi rebels seem unlikely to comply, writes Haitham Nouri

Demonstrations continue in Sudan regardless of minor government concessions. It is the Islamists, however, that will make the next move


Major changes in the government ushered in the new year in Saudi Arabia, including the replacement of some of the kingdom’s best-known faces

Will negotiations in Stockholm produce for Yemen a resolution previous rounds failed to provide? Hopes are not high, but urgency is

Despite calls for a boycott, Bahraini authorities announced strong voter participation, though the majority of parliamentary seats and council districts were left undecided in the first round

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