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Dr Hassan Abdullah el Turabi

Date of Birth: 1 February 1932
Place of Birth: Kassala, Eastern Sudan
Died: 5 March 2016


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Burhan tries to negotiate after coup falters

But he arrested several qualified cabinet ministers and their advisors then brought in a batch of Islamist politicians from the theoretically defunct National Congress Party and the Popular Congress Party founded by Hassan al Turabi ideological advisor to the 1989 coup...

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General Al Burhan's power grab

They have been obtaining posts within the state for their own allies and have been hoping pundits say to secure their political futures after elections via the Popular Congress Party (PCP) founded by late Islamist leader Hassan al Turabi...


Military roadblocks

Although he is seen as close to the Islamist parties Burhan has family ties to the family of Mohamed Osman el Mirghani the Sufi patron of the Democratic Unionist Party (AC Vol 57 No 6 The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi)...


A battle against the clock

Attacks in late April on the headquarters of the Popular Congress Party an Islamist grouping founded by Hassan el Turabi with ties with the ruling party led to condemnation from both the FFC which has maintained impressive discipline so far and the junta (AC Vol 57 No 6 The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi)...


The revolution rumbles on

Beshir a paratrooper had seized power in June 1989 backed by Hassan el Turabi a leading Islamist ideologue and a local affiliate of the Muslim Brotherhood (AC Vol 57 No 6 The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi)...

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Diplomats down, spies up

The leader of the group is the President's former assistant Nafie Ali Nafie an NCP power-broker El Beshir sidelined in recent years (AC Vol 57 No 6 The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi)...


Money and the military

Germany whose Chancellor Angela Merkel on 31 December said that 'Islamist terrorism' was the greatest threat to her country is like Britain trying to use Khartoum to block African migration (AC Vol 57 No 6 The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi)...


Separating mosque and state

It is the top investor in Tunisia after France but its long support for Ghannouchi and other Islamists linked to the Muslim Brotherhood has strained relations with secular politicians (AC Vol 57 No 6 The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi)...


Darfur votes under fire

This follows the shock-waves around the death of its godfather Hassan Abdullah el Turabi (AC Vol 57 No 6 Can't stay can't go)...


The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi

When Hassan Abdullah el Turabi the man who had presided over the Islamist movement in his country for five decades died on 5 March his dream of a Sudanese Islamic state may have died with him...

Hassan el Turabi: Life and death • 1932: Born Kassala Eastern Sudan son of a Sufi scholar and judge...


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