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Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan

Date of Birth: 1960


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Junta's double-talk on transition

Two and a half months on from General Abdel Fattah el Burhan's announcement that he and his fellow military officers were withdrawing from the political dialogue and would leave civilian politicians free to form a new government the widespread scepticism that greeted it appears fully justified...

Another focus of tensions between Hemeti and junta leader General Abdel Fattah el Burhan is the border between Chad and West Darfur which has been a base for Chadian opposition groups...


Gulf states vie for position in region

Yet despite continuing violence and another coup last October there is no end in sight to the rivalry between the Rapid Support Forces of General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 'Hemeti' and the Sudan Armed Forces under General Abdel Fattah al Burhan nor an unequivocal resolution in favour of military rule as a whole...


Parties divided on sharing power

Ever since Gen Abdel Fattah al Burhan declared on television that the army and civilians would have separate responsibilities in running the country on 4 July, Sudanese have been trying to interpret this...


Military running out of options

The demonstrations were so powerful that the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) have hardened their position and are calling on senior officers in the army to overthrow General Abdel Fattah el Burhan...

Then General Abdel Fattah el Burhan went to Al Fashqa and ordered an action which cleared Ethiopian forces out of the Brecht settlement a stronghold in the disputed region which was built in 1995...


Burhan counters anti-corruption drive

Sovereign Council leader Lt Gen Abdel Fattah al Burhan and Lt Gen Atta were previously considered among the most powerful figures in Beshir's National Congress Party regime...

THE MEN BACKING GENERAL BURHAN ◆ Major General Abdel Mahmoud Hammad: Briefly military governor of River Nile State under President Omer el Beshir in 2019 he was appointed executive director of Zadna International Investment by General Abdel Fattah el Burhan...


Civilians stand firm as crisis talks falter

It was the first organised contact between the FFC and the military since General Abdel Fattah al Burhan seized power on 25 October prompting mass demonstrations and international sanctions...


Burhan lets the Islamists back in

After all junta leader General Abdel Fattah al Burhan was himself responsible for its fall (AC Vol 60 No 8 The revolution rumbles on)...

As a first step towards this goal the plan was for them to put forward names of a new civilian prime minister the role that Gen Abdel Fattah al Burhan has been occupying de facto since he took power...

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Unloved Hemeti under pressure

Hemeti's role in General Abdel Fattah al Burhan's October 2021 coup against his civilian prime minister – when the RSF helped crack down on demonstrations by the Resistance Committees – has also failed to earn him the backing of the military (AC Vol 62 No 22 General Al Burhan's power grab)...


Donors pick sides in stand-off

Sudan's head of state General Abdel Fattah al Burhan and his deputy are courting rival powers to fight their corner in an undeclared battle for supremacy ahead of elections planned for next year (AC Vol 63 No 5 Schisms in the junta are widening)...


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