Sudan and Israel ‘to normalise ties within days’

Media reports strongly indicate that Israel and Sudan will reach a final agreement to normalise ties within the next few days. According to Israeli media, the...

Sudan abolishes Islamic law, separates religion from state

Sudan’s transitional government has abolished Islamic, or Shariah, law by separating religion from the state. Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and Abdel-Aziz al-Hilu, a leader of...

Sudan rejects ties with Israel… for now

Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that his government has no mandate to normalise ties with Israel...

Gambian government close Penny Appeal orphanage after child sex abuse allegations

The Gambian government closed down a Penny Appeal orphanage in Yarambamba on August 12 after an investigation found cases of child sexual abuse and...

Tunisian blogger who ‘desecrated’ Quran sentenced to six months prison

A Tunisian court has sentenced a blogger to six months in prison and a $700 fine for reposting a joke on Facebook about coronavirus...

South Africa bans alcohol to contain spread of coronavirus

South Africa has banned alcohol sales once again to help contain the spread of coronavirus. President Cyril Ramaphosa said the alcohol ban - South Africa's...

Sudan drops death penalty for apostasy, allows non-Muslims to drink alcohol

Sudan has approved wide-ranging amendments to its criminal law including repealing the death penalty for apostasy and allowing non-Muslims to drink alcohol. Public flogging will also...

Tunisia declares victory over coronavirus

The Tunisian Prime Minister has announced that the nation has achieved victory against coronavirus as it has recorded almost no new cases. Elyes Fakhfakh said Tunisians...

Erdogan scores important victory in Libya’s civil war

Veteran Arab journalist Abdel Bari Atwan says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has scored an important victory in Libya's complicated civil war which pits...

Former Egyptian dictator and Western ally Hosni Mubarak dies

The former long-serving Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has died in Cairo at the age of 91 in a military hospital. Mubarak, a key Western ally,...
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