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Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Seventy Two - 19 April 2023
Iran Daily - Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Seventy Two - 19 April 2023 - Page 3

News in Brief

Sudanese army, rival forces agree to 24-hour cease-fire

AP – The Sudanese army and a rival paramilitary force that have been battling the past four days for control of the country agreed on Tuesday to a 24-hour cease-fire, Arab media reports said.
Hopes for at least a pause in the violence came as intensified fighting threatened to spiral even further into chaos. On Monday, fighters in Khartoum attacked a U.S. Embassy convoy and stormed the home of the EU envoy to Sudan, though neither attack caused casualties.

Moscow summons Western envoys over 'gross interference'

AFP – Moscow said on Tuesday it had summoned US, British and Canadian ambassadors for "gross interference" in Russia's domestic affairs.
The envoys, who on Monday denounced a 25-year-sentence against Kremlin critic Vladimir Kara-Murza, were summoned for "gross interference in Russia's internal affairs and activities that do not correspond to their diplomatic status," the foreign ministry said in a statement carried by Russian news agencies.

Tunisia shuts offices of opposition party Ennahdha: Official

AFP – Tunisian authorities closed the offices of opposition party Ennahdha on Tuesday, a day after arresting its leader Rached Ghannouchi, a senior party official, Riadh Chaibi, said.
Ennahdha was the largest party in Tunisia's parliament before President Kais Saied dissolved the chamber in July 2021.


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