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Explainer: What next for Sudan after Bashir's fall?

17 Apr 2019

KHARTOUM/CAIRO Sudan's Omar al-Bashir has been ousted after three decades in power following months of mass protests. The military has announced a transitional period of up to two years followed by elections, but demonstrators are pushing for a quick handover of power to civilians.

Explainer: What next for Sudan after Bashir's fall?

16 Apr 2019

KHARTOUM/CAIRO Sudan's Omar al-Bashir has been ousted after three decades in power following months of mass protests. The military has announced a transitional period of up to two years followed by elections, but demonstrators are pushing for a quick handover of power to civilians.

Egypt's president meets Libyan commander Haftar in Cairo

14 Apr 2019

CAIRO Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday met in Cairo with Khalifa Haftar, the commander of eastern-based Libyan forces, who is under international pressure to halt an advance on the capital Tripoli.

Explainer - As conflict flares once more, what's at stake for Libya's oil?

11 Apr 2019

LONDON/CAIRO Eastern-based Libyan forces commanded by Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive last week to take control of Tripoli, the capital, plunging the OPEC country into a new round of armed conflict.

As conflict flares once more, what's at stake for Libya's oil?

11 Apr 2019

LONDON/CAIRO Eastern-based Libyan forces commanded by Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive last week to take control of Tripoli, the capital, plunging the OPEC country into a new round of armed conflict.

EXPLAINER-As conflict flares once more, what's at stake for Libya's oil?

11 Apr 2019

LONDON/CAIRO, April 11 Eastern-based Libyan forces commanded by Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive last week to take control of Tripoli, the capital, plunging the OPEC country into a new round of armed conflict.

Egypt to slash fuel subsidies as it nears end of IMF programme

06 Apr 2019

CAIRO Egypt will remove subsidies on most energy products by June 15, it told the International Monetary Fund in a January letter released by the IMF on Saturday as part of a review of Cairo's three-year, $12 billion loan programme with the lender.

Arab states face water emergency, urgent action needed: U.N.

04 Apr 2019

CAIRO Arab states are facing a water supply emergency they need to coordinate an urgent response to, with per capita resources expected to fall by 50 percent by 2050, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday.

Bouteflika at bay: Why protesters are taking on Algeria's ruling system

21 Mar 2019

ALGIERS/CAIRO Protests that brought hundreds of thousands onto the streets in Algeria over the past month led President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to scrap plans to run for a fifth term.

Explainer: Bouteflika at bay - Why protesters are taking on Algeria's ruling system

21 Mar 2019

ALGIERS/CAIRO Protests that brought hundreds of thousands onto the streets in Algeria over the past month led President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to scrap plans to run for a fifth term.

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