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Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir

Date of Birth: 01/01/1944
Place of Birth: Hoshe Bannaga


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Turabi sans papiers

Despite much posturing he remains close to President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir...


ANC looks in the mirror

Missed obligationThis follows the ANC government's messy handling of Sudan's President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's visit to the AU Summit in South Africa in June...


Dialogue of empty chairs

Chaired by a grim President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir the gathering was boycotted not only by the Sudanese opposition but also by the chief African Union mediator South African ex-President Thabo Mbeki and other AU grandees...

Not sealed with a kiss The photograph of President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir kissing a surprised young woman with a bouquet of roses at Algiers airport on 11 October provoked much mockery on Sudanese social media...

) roared Omer el Beshir...


Another free pass for Khartoum

This helps to explain this month's visit to Beijing by President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir and to Moscow by Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ahmed Ghandour; the two were also looking for arms and money...


Why the peacekeepers stay in Darfur

The endorsement of April's elections in Sudan and of President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's attendance at its June Summit in South Africa – despite International Criminal Court warrants against him for genocide war crimes and crimes against humanity – owed more we hear to the AU's objective of facing down what it regards as Western interference in African affairs than any wide-ranging support for Khartoum...

That blames the regime squarely for the death and displacement in Darfur and is the basis for the ICC's case against Omer el Beshir; his former Defence Minister and now Khartoum State Governor Lieutenant General Abdel Rahim Mohamed Hussein; North Kordofan Governor Ahmed Mohamed Haroun Adam; and Janjaweed (and Mahamid tribe) leader Musa Hilal Musa who has recently returned to the regime fold...

• SLM split on ethnic lines 2004: Secretary General Minni Arkou Minnawi a Zaghawa formed SLM/A-MAM (or -MM); only rebel group to sign DPA 2006; Minni became Assistant to President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir and Chairman Transitional Darfur Regional Authority; DPA failed and in December 2010 he rejoined the rebellion; three factions formed and main one SLM-MM joined SRF in 2011; latest reported clashes with SAF in May North Darfur...


Fugitive flees as courts sidelined

President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir has again escaped the clutches of the International Criminal Court (ICC) but his disruptive appearance at the African Union summit and his hurried flight from Tshwane (Pretoria) will reverberate in Sudan in South Africa and beyond...

That afternoon the three South African judges ruled that the failure to arrest Omer el Beshir contravened the constitution and that he should be arrested and transferred to the custody of the ICC...

The encirclement ended only after Omer el Beshir landed in Khartoum the soldiers said...


The President’s new clothes

With an official turnout of less than half of the registered voters in the 13-16 April elections President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir consoled himself with a dictator-level majority of 94...

Once merely tolerated by the National Islamic Front (now NCP) to keep the army on side (a role the President later handed to Vice-President General Bakri Hassan Salih) Omer el Beshir is now the man his former masters have to please...


A no vote election

Everyone knows that will be Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir by a landslide over 15 obscure candidates ten labelled 'independent'...


Fresh doubts over polls

Both it and the Troika have lost patience with President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's regime and are more open to the conditions put forward by the opposition...

When Omer el Beshir made a lightning trip to Saudi last week it was the first time he had not visited the holy sites and he took with him not his Defence Minister and close ally Gen...


Grand union on show

Egypt's President Abdel Fatah el Sisi Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Sudan's President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir signed a declaration of principles in Khartoum on 23 March ostensibly resolving all conflict...


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