The border was closed in 2011 when relations deteriorated after the south seceded following a long civil war
Key Saudi allies cite 'Iran's continued interference in the Gulf and Arab countries'
A long-running ethnic conflict, both within and between Sudan and South Sudan has displaced almost 2.8 million people internally, while Egypt has taken in at least 267,000 refugees and asylum seekers who face widespread prejudice
Exclusive: A year after Sudanese troops abused a town’s female population, they continue, with impunity, as a ‘punishment’
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'Project Daniel' started with the story of one boy, but this new initiative is now providing low-cost prosthetics in a war-torn nation
Once, the Lord’s Resistance Army preyed on elephants for food in the bush, but now it is ‘white gold’ they seek
Hopes of an end to hostilities in South Sudan were raised on Friday when the government agreed to a ceasefire.
Fighting persisted in parts of South Sudan’s oil-producing region today as African leaders tried to advance peace talks between the country’s president and the political rivals he accuses of attempting a coup in the world’s newest country.
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British, Canadian and Kenyan citizens are among 3,000 foreigners trapped in a South Sudan city experiencing bouts of heavy machine gun fire, one of the most violent areas of a weeklong conflict that has likely killed more than 1,000 people, a top UN official said Monday.
In parts of the Middle East the West appears powerless to help beleaguered Christians
British nationals will be airlifted out of the capital Juba today amid fighting
Thousands have fled from their homes after violence erupted in the world’s newest country. Peter Popham examines the rivalry behind the conflict
There are now fears the country is on the brink of civil war ‘along ethnic lines’