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Sudanese protesters  wave placards during a demonstration in Khartoum on Tuesday. At least four people were killed on Monday in new clashes between protesters and  security forces. Photograph: Mohamed El-Shahed/AFP/Getty Images

Sudan’s military and civilian protest leaders say they have agreed on a three-year transition to democratic rule, raising hopes for a resolution to t(...)

Architect Dermot Bannon at home in Drumcondra, Dublin. File photograph: Eric Luke

“If I go [to someone’s house] that I really love and I go, ‘wow this house is inspiring’, I’ll tell them about it and I’ll gush about and think ‘this (...)

Gabriel Makhlouf: in June 2000 he published an OECD report accusing 19 organisation members, including Ireland, of operating potentially harmful tax regimes

The overseas official set to become the next Central Bank governor presided over an OECD report that named Ireland during the Celtic Tiger years among(...)

The White House said that Mr Trump ‘recognised Gen Haftar’s significant role in fighting terrorism and securing Libya’s oil resources’.

The UN has warned that international rivalries and support for competing Libyan factions has helped push the oil-rich north African state to the brink(...)

Aftermath of an overnight rocket attack, on the Libyan capital of Tripoli on April 17th. Khalifa Haftar has launched an offensive to take the city. Photograph:  Mahmud Turkia/AFP

The US presidential veto of bipartisan congressional legislation to end US participation in the Yemen war could embolden the rulers of Saudi Arabia an(...)

Egyptian lawmakers debating constitutional reforms on Tuesday. Photograph: Khaled Mashaal/EPA

The Egyptian president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, moved a step closer to extending his rule after lawmakers approved sweeping constitutional amendments tha(...)

Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who swept to power in a coup in 2013. Photograph: Seyllou/AFP/Getty Images

Egypt’s parliament is set to vote on a bill of sweeping constitutional changes this week that would increase president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s power and(...)

A member of Misrata forces, under the protection of Tripoli’s forces, prepares himself to go to the front line in Tripoli Libya April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Hani Amara TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Tripoli’s main airport came under attack from forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar, the warlord who has launched an offensive to capture the Libyan (...)

Protesters rally in front of the military headquarters in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday. Photograph:  AFP/Getty Images

Sudanese soldiers have intervened to protect demonstrators demanding the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in a sign that the security apparatus a(...)

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi:  scriptwriters were ordered to glorify the military, to attack the Muslim Brotherhood and to promote conservative family values. Photograph: Fethi Belaid/AFP/Getty

In his desire to wield sweeping power, president Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt has suppressed politics, cowed the media and jailed legions of opponent(...)

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