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Sudan

Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan

Date of Birth: 1960


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General warning for Burhan

Over 40 retired officers including several former generals have written to military leader General Abdel Fattah al Burhan warning that his position is weakening in the face of mass protests against the junta...


A praetorian transition

As Generals Abdel Fattah al Burhan and Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 'Hemeti' try unsuccessfully to cow the revolutionaries on the street – at least another five protestors have been shot dead in the first week of the year – security conditions in the regions notably Darfur are deteriorating sharply...

HOW THE MILITARY PLANS TO HOLD POWER As national and international pressure mounts General Abdel Fattah al Burhan's junta will try to find a replacement prime minister after Abdalla Hamdok's exit...


The junta seeks immunity

General Abdel Fattah al Burhan the army chief and leader of a 25 October coup is keen to keep the immunity from prosecution conferred on him as the country's de facto chief of state (AC Vol 62 No 22 General Al Burhan's power grab)...

Lt Gen Annan Hamid Omar: The new chief of police is from the same village Qandto as Sovereignty Council head Gen Abdel Fattah al Burhan...


Hamdok wavers as his isolation grows

Having lost the support of the street and the main opposition groupings Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok faces some stark choices: appoint the ministers of his choice triggering a confrontation with coup leader General Abdel Fattah al Burhan or accept the new status quo of total military control...


Opposition grows to Hamdok's deal as military digs in

Hamdok and Gen Abdel Fattah al Burhan head of the armed forces made a 14-point agreement to end the 25 October military coup and restore the status quo ante but many questions went unanswered (AC Vol 62 No 22 General Al Burhan's power grab)...

Western diplomats' support for the deal may also have been influenced by the prospect of junta leader General Abdel Fattah al Burhan striking a deal with Moscow that leads to a Russian naval base in Port Sudan (AC Vol 62 No 18 Hedging the Eagle and the Bear)...

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Rebel advance drives a diplomatic flurry

Intervention efforts by the regional body the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) which is currently chaired by Sudan were derailed by General Abdel Fattah al Burhan's coup in Khartoum last month...


Burhan tries to negotiate after coup falters

A week after General Abdel Fattah al Burhan's coup and bid to disband the transitional government military and civilian rivals are locked in negotiations in the face of mounting national and international opposition to the takeover...

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