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A man is assisted by Saudi commandos as he gets off a tugboat near Port Sudan and onto a Saudi warship that will travel across the Red Sea to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. May ‎2, ‎2023. Aya Batrawy/NPR hide caption

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People fleeing Sudan face uncertain futures in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and beyond

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Relatives sit by a patient at a makeshift emergency room set-up by Sudanese volunteers in a school building in Omdurman, the capital's twin city, on May 27, 2023, amid ongoing fighting between the forces of two rival generals. -/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Doctors in Sudan recount horrors of ongoing fighting at hospitals

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People walk among scattered objects in the market of El Geneina, the capital of West Darfur, as fighting continues in Sudan between the forces of two rival generals, on April 29, 2023. -/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The longer fighting goes on in Sudan, the greater the humanitarian catastrophe

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Sudanese evacuees wait before boarding a Saudi military ship to Jeddah port, at Port Sudan in Sudan, Wednesday, May 3, 2023. Many are fleeing the conflict in Sudan between the military and a rival paramilitary force. Amr Nabil/AP hide caption

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Port Sudan is a refuge for foreigners and families trying to escape the fighting

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The building in old Khartoum where KushKush stayed for eight days. Isma'il KushKush hide caption

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A Sudanese-American journalist recounts his experience fleeing Khartoum

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Dr. Bushra Sulieman (left) and Dr. Mohamed Eisa in February 2023 at a workshop in Khartoum. Sulieman was killed on April 25 in Khartoum. It's believed he was stabbed to death during a robbery attempt amid the turmoil of the conflict that has broken out in Sudan. Sudanese American Physicians Association hide caption

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Buses are parked along a deserted street as people flee the southern part of Khartoum on April 27, 2023 amid street battles between the army and paramilitaries continue. - The Sudanese army pounded paramilitaries in the capital Khartoum with air strikes while deadly fighting flared in Darfur as the clock ticked down on a fragile US-brokered ceasefire now in its final full day. -/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A mother's diary: She and her son fled the fighting in Sudan's capital Khartoum

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Smoke is seen in Khartoum, April 22. The fighting in the capital between the Sudanese Army and Rapid Support Forces resumed after an internationally brokered cease-fire failed. Marwan Ali/AP hide caption

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As Sudan's conflict continues into its second week, here's what to know

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An aerial view of black smoke covering the sky above the capital Khartoum. Explosions and gunfire resounded in Sudan's capital on April 20, as fighting between the forces of two rival generals showed no signs of abating ahead of festivities marking the end of Ramadan. ABDELMONEIM SAYED/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. military has evacuated diplomats in Sudan as fighting continues

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Smoke is seen in Khartoum, Sudan, Wednesday. Terrified Sudanese are fleeing their homes in the capital Khartoum, witnesses say, after an internationally brokered cease-fire failed and rival forces battled in the capital for a fifth day. Marwan Ali/AP hide caption

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Amid violence and desperation, people in Sudan are still making their voices heard

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Smoke rising over Khartoum, Sudan, this week after an internationally brokered cease-fire failed. Marwan Ali/AP hide caption

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Khartoum's hospital system has collapsed after cease-fire fails

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Smoke is seen rising from Khartoum's skyline on Sunday. The Sudanese military and a powerful paramilitary group battled for control of the chaos-stricken nation, signaling they were unwilling to end hostilities despite mounting diplomatic pressure to cease fire. Marwan Ali/AP hide caption

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Smoke rises during clashes in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum on April 16. "Some hospitals are being targeted by the warring parties," reports Dr. Ghazali Babiker, country director for the medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières in Sudan. Mahmoud Hjaj/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Smoke is seen rising from a neighborhood in Khartoum, Sudan, Saturday, April 15, 2023. Fierce clashes between Sudan's military and the country's powerful paramilitary erupted in the capital and elsewhere in the African nation after weeks of escalating tensions between the two forces. The fighting raised fears of a wider conflict in the chaos-stricken nation. Marwan Ali/AP hide caption

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Smoke is seen rising from a neighborhood in Khartoum, Sudan, on Saturday. Fierce clashes between Sudan's military and the country's powerful paramilitary erupted in the capital and elsewhere in the African nation after weeks of escalating tensions between the two forces. Marwan Ali/AP hide caption

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A U.N. peacekeeper stands guard in central Darfur on June 19. The town, a former rebel bastion, was recently captured by Sudanese government forces. The top U.S. diplomat in Sudan, Steven Koutsis, visited Darfur last month to assess security before the Trump administration decides whether to lift sanctions. Ashraf Shazly/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Sudan, A Looming Deadline On Possible Lifting Of U.S. Sanctions

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Mustafa Alnour Alhassan, 26, lost his leg to a flesh-eating fungal disease called mycetoma. Here, he sits beside his father, Alnour Alhassan, at the Mycetoma Research Center in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan. Neil Brandvold hide caption

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