UN, Aid Groups Warn of ‘Starvation and Death’ in Yemen

SANAA, YEMEN —  The United Nations and more than 20 aid groups said Thursday that the Saudi-led coalition’s tightening of a blockade on war-torn Yemen could bring millions of people closer to “starvation and death.” The U.N.’s humanitarian chief warned a day earlier that unless the coalition lifts its blockade, Yemen will face “the largest

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Agreement Between Sudan and Iraq Workers Unions

SMC- The General Federation of Trade Unions of Sudan and the Federation of Trade Unions of Iraq signed a cooperation agreement on Thursday to consolidate visions and positions and exchange information, experiences in the framework of labor education and holding joint training courses to raise the capacity of membership and enhance mutual acquaintance and brotherhood.

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Interview: Chairperson of the African Union Commission

Moussa Fakki who was elected as Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission earlier this year pledged to work for the unity of the African continent in the face of extremism, terrorism, conflicts, poverty, and the promotion of good governance and democracy and the promotion of integration and intra trade. He called for silencing the

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MIA international cultures fest a huge draw

Throngs of visitors flocked to the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Park on Saturday to enjoy the inaugural ‘MIA Community Day Event’, which aims to celebrate the colourful cultures of 17 participating countries. The two-day outdoor event is part of a series of activities at the museum, which is expected to further draw footfall to

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S.Sudan extends state of emergency in 4 regions

South Sudan on Friday said it had extended the state of emergency in four restive states until 2018 to curb the recent spike in rival communities and clan-based violence amid ongoing disarmament. Presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny told newsmen in Juba that President Salva Kiir extended the State of emergency to three more months in

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Restoration of Sudan’s ship fleet to take years

More than two decades of US sanctions have severely impacted the economy in Sudan. Among the casualties has been the country’s fleet of 15 ships that used to sail into Port Sudan; when the embargo cut off Sudan’s supply of spare parts, repairs on the ships became impossible, and they had to be sold off.

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