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Sudan

Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir

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


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One-way ticket

President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir who goes abroad for medical treatment enthusiastically backs privatisation: 'We are not going to worship Khartoum Teaching Hospital'...


To vote, talk or fight

As President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir launched his re-election campaign at Merrikh football stadium in Omdurman on 24 February police were breaking up protests across the Nile in Khartoum against the killing of a woman by one of their fellow officers in January...

Omer el Beshir's 22 February visit to Abu Dhabi has not changed minds in the United Arab Emirates or Saudi Arabia we gather (AC Vol 55 No 8 Saudi Arabia targets Khartoum)...


After prayers, no miracles

On 18 February President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir said Western countries had an agenda 'to uproot Islam in Sudan'...


US security and Chinese capital

It was heavyweight US diplomacy that helped to secure the Comprehensive Peace Agreement with President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's regime in Sudan in 2005 and that made possible South Sudan's Independence in 2011...


More presidential powers

The NCP has responded by putting more power in the hands of President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir through constitutional amendments announced on 4 January...


Long tunnel, glimmer of light

Threats of prosecution by the International Criminal Court against those responsible for crimes against humanity have lost force after the dropping of the Uhuru Kenyatta case and the suspension of preparations for the trial of Sudan's President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir for genocide war crimes and crimes against humanity...


The opposition shows a new political will

On the next day President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir promised to purge the 'hirelings and mercenaries' and said no one would come to power except through elections...


Security leaks and party splits

President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's trip to Saudi Arabia for the Haj pilgrimage and 'frank discussions' with Crown Prince Deputy Premier and Defence Minister Salman bin Abdul Aziz al Saud in September backfired...

It did not respond to the International Criminal Court's pleas to arrest Omer el Beshir during his visit but on 4 November it took the unusual step of contradicting albeit indirectly NCP claims that it had given massive funding to Khartoum...

In the 1990s he was one of the 'gatekeepers' who at that time kept President Omer el Beshir in line...


Khartoum in fact and fiction

Some of the reported discussions have been borne out by subsequent events the source pointed out: the security chiefs discussed how to improve relations with Saudi Arabia and a month later President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir turns up in Jeddah for a rare meeting with Crown Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz al Saoud (where Saudi used strong words like 'frank discussions')...


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