Saudi Arabia and the UAE have a long history of counter-revolutions in the Muslim world - are they gearing up for another in Sudan?
Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said the take-it-or-leave-it deadlines coming from the US over Turkey's purchase of Russian air defence missile systems do not help dialogue between Ankara and Washington.
The anti-government sit-in outside the military compound has continued since April 6. The new military rulers are facing increasing pressure to hand power to a civilian government after a coup against Omar al Bashir.
The strongman’s rationale for outrightly attempting a supreme hold on power through the Tripoli offensive is interlaced with narratives he thinks will resonate with his embattled people. He may well be mistaken.
Following mass protests across the country calling for a civilian government, Sudan's military council has given in to public demand and made promises for a civilian transition.
The World Health Organization said on Twitter it was sending medical supplies and more staff to Tripoli.
Sudanese Professionals' Association (SPA) called for the establishment of a transitional council which would be protected by the armed forces, adding it would exert "all forms of peaceful pressure to achieve the objectives of the revolution".
Thirteen people were shot dead on Thursday and three others, including the soldier, were killed on Friday, after the military forced President Omar al Bashir from power amid months of anti-government protests, according to Sudan Doctors Committee.
The shake-up at the top comes as Sudanese civilians protest against the army rulers who took control after toppling president Omar al Bashir.
Organisers encouraged protesters to come out in Algiers and other cities to show that the departure last week of long-time leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika is not enough, that they want complete political change.
Libya has been in a state of civil war since 2011, with divisions between foreign states ensuring that the the war does not come to an end.
Military says a state of emergency has been imposed for the next three months and that the military has also suspended the constitution, closed borders and the country's airspace.
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