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Sudan

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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Opening new fronts in the oil war

(Though the NIF now calls itself the 'National Congress' with Hassan Abdullah el Turabi's 'Popular National Congress' as the 'opposition' Sudanese still call the whole thing the 'Jebha' (Front) including 'El Turabi's faction' AC Vol 41 No 4)...


Back to gaol

The arrest of the National Islamic Front government's founding father Hassan el Turabi on 21 February sent ripples of glee through Sudanese communities: the previous two times he was sent to gaol the government fell...


Mixed fortunes

The contradictions are epitomised in the year-long quarrel between Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha's group (fronted by President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir) and Hassan Abdullah el Turabi...


No room at the Security Council

In February NIF founder Hassan Abdullah el Turabi had boasted that Khartoum had 'financed elections which were won by African Muslim presidents while the stupid people of the West were not aware...


Duel in Khartoum

The National Islamic Front still gets foreign mileage from the much hyped dispute between President Omer el Beshir and chief ideologue Hassan el Turabi...


Hall of Mirrors

Cairo and Addis help the NIF The NIF government has been running its charm offensive since the attempt to kill Mubarak when Egypt and Ethiopia both accused Khartoum of harbouring the terrorists and Mubarak himself accused NIF leader Hassan Abdullah el Turabi of involvement...

Complaining on 8 June that the banking system was 'all Jewish' Hassan el Turabi said 'We asked the government not to give the Jews and the Christians [senior] positions'...


He smiles and smiles

Smile' also said that removing the sanctions had been his main concern since he became Foreign Minister in February 1998 when Hassan el Turabi's National Islamic Front deputy Ali Osman Mohamed Taha became Vice-President...


Whitewashing reality

The high drama (and useful diversion) acted out between President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir and National Islamic Front-founder Hassan Abdullah el Turabi is heating up again...


Falling out, falling in

The National Islamic Front is trying harder than ever to woo foreigners and the opposition following the noisy quarrel between the NIF founder and leader Hassan Abdullah el Turabi and the general he promoted to president Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir (AC Vol 41 No 1)...

However Omer's faction of the NIF is no less avowedly Islamist or less determined to prosecute the war against southern Sudanese than Hassan el Turabi's faction...


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