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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “What’s reigniting a border dispute between Ethiopia & Sudan?” – below is their description.
Ethiopia and Sudan are warning each other against worsening a historic border dispute.
They have fought over the fertile Al Fashaga region for a century.
Although Ethiopians have long settled there, Sudan says the area is part of its territory.
Skirmishes have increased in the past two months.
What’s behind the flare-up?
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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Sudan’s history goes back to the Pharaonic period. Independence from the British was proclaimed on 1 January 1956.
Islam was Sudan’s state religion and Islamic laws applied from 1983 until 2020 when the country became a secular state. The economy has been described as lower-middle income and relies on oil production. Sudan is a member of the United Nations, the Arab League, African Union, COMESA, Non-Aligned Movement and the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation.