Gunmen earlier in the week opened fire on vehicles that were visiting a U.S.-funded aid project in southern Nigeria and set them ablaze.
The State Department said it was scrambling to account for dead and missing embassy personnel in Nigeria a day after an attack on a U.S. convoy killed at least four people.
The battle for power between Sudan’s top two generals has reignited intercommunal violence in the country’s Darfur region.
The deadly battle between the East African nation’s top generals has disrupted supplies of gum arabic, a widely used stabilizer and emulsifier, 80% of which is produced by Sudan’s acacia trees.
Parliament removed a provision that would have criminalized identifying as gay, lesbian, transgender or nonbinary, but retained most other elements of the legislation, including harsh punishments.
A power struggle between Sudan’s top two generals has left hundreds dead and trapped millions in their homes.
Iowa native Bushra Ibnauf Sulieman, director of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Khartoum, was fatally stabbed this week amid lawlessness unleashed by a power struggle between two generals.
Thousands fled Khartoum in the early hours of Tuesday during an apparent lull, but by late morning fighting appeared to have resumed. Both factions accused the other of breaking a three-day truce.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said a cease-fire has been called, as millions of Sudanese are caught up in a lethal power battle between the country’s top two generals.
Military helps government personnel leave, but there are no immediate plans to help other Americans get out; security experts say warnings were missed.
Family members and officials close to the slain dictator allegedly stole billions of dollars in state assets—including cash, gold, rare antiquities and prime real estate in Western capitals.
Offer to Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces could escalate conflict, deepen U.S. concerns over Russian involvement.
The fate of some of Africa’s most important strategic resources is hanging in the balance as Sudan’s top two generals vie for supremacy.
Fighting in Khartoum has threatened the security of U.S. diplomats and others, and additional forces are being deployed to the region.
A Libyan militia leader and the Egyptian military have sent support to rival generals battling for control of Sudan, an illustration of how the fighting threatens to draw in regional powers.
The power struggle between the country’s top two generals continued as civilians sheltered from airstrikes and gunfire and supplies of water and food ran out.
Jet fighters and military helicopters roared in the skies above the capital and residents sheltered at home from gunfire and explosions as a lethal power battle dragged into a third day.
Sudanese doctors said at least 56 civilians were killed and hundreds injured in clashes between rival factions of the country’s armed forces.
Gens. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo had worked together to oust Sudan’s longtime dictator Omar al-Bashir.
The Biden administration is quietly helping Burkina Faso’s ruling junta battle al Qaeda and Islamic State in a hotly contested corner of West Africa.