Sudanese protesters chant slogans as they march in Khartoum’s Green Square on Thursday. Agence France-Presse
Sudanese activists and officials say a diplomatic push by the US and its Arab allies was key to ending a weekslong standoff that raised fears of all-out civil war.
The "Justice First" marches were called by the Sudanese Professionals' Association, which has been spearheading the protests since December.
Sudanese protest leaders called for a one-day nationwide “civil disobedience” campaign on July 14, in an announcement on Monday a day after they organised mass protests against the ruling generals that rocked the country.
The Arab League will hold its regular meetings to discuss the role of media in combating terrorism and hate speech in Dubai from 17-19 November.
Israel said early on Friday it has completed a series of air strikes on targets linked to the Islamic Jihad group in Gaza after overnight rocket fire that rattled a day-old truce.
An exceptionally high tide hit Venice again on Friday just three days after the city suffered its worst flooding in more than 50 years, leaving squares, shops and hotels once more inundated.