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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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New brooms

The tensions between President Omer Hassan el Beshir's group and NIF-founder Hassan el Turabi which surfaced last month did not amount to a coup: Lieutenant General Omer is backed by core NIF hawks led by Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha...


Manipulation

In their first joint mission Egypt's and Libya's foreign ministers Amr Moussa and Omer el Muntasser were in Sudan on 4 January to boost President Omer el Beshir against Hassan el Turabi...


A gambit too far

It also noted Hassan el Turabi's involvement...


Blow up

Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Ismael agreed to meet the NDA without preconditions while NIF leader Hassan Abdullah el Turabi objected that the government had already fulfilled the conditions...

The NIF's decision on 17 September formally to reduce Omer's power again and put Hassan el Turabi officially back on top changes nothing...


Pipe bombs

Earlier this year though Hassan el Turabi said that oil revenues would be used 'to buy tanks'...


Arranged marriages

At our press-time NIF leader Hassan el Turabi and Umma chief El Sadig el Mahdi were about to hold their second meeting...


The NIF goes on a charm offensive

Stories are spreading again of splits in the NIF especially between Hassan el Turabi and General Omer el Beshir...

Most controversially but less surprisingly in Geneva in early June Umma Party chief El Sadig el Sadeeg el Mahdi met the man who in 1989 overthrew him as elected Premier NIF leader Hassan Abdullah el Turabi; they are not incidentally brothers-in-law as frequently claimed...


Regional collisions

Hassan Abdullah el Turabi's NIF appeared to have earned the enduring hostility of Eritrean President Issayas Afeworki because of its support for Eritrean Islamic Jihad and the Eritrean Liberation Front of Abdullah Idris...

Abdullah's ELF (ELF-AI) has recruited both inside Eritrea and among Eritrean refugees in Sudan prompting Issayas to announce publicly that Hassan el Turabi and the NIF ‘had got to go'...


    Vol 40 No 1 |

Africa scrambles for Africa

Sudan’s National Islamic Front regime under the leadership of Hassan Abdullah el Turabi marketed its Islamist credentials after seizing power in 1989; it depicted the long-running war with southern oppositionists as a battle against infidels...


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