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Sudan

Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir

Date of Birth: 01/01/1944
Place of Birth: Hoshe Bannaga


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Another free pass for Khartoum

This helps to explain this month's visit to Beijing by President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir and to Moscow by Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ahmed Ghandour; the two were also looking for arms and money...


Why the peacekeepers stay in Darfur

The endorsement of April's elections in Sudan and of President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's attendance at its June Summit in South Africa – despite International Criminal Court warrants against him for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity – owed more, we hear, to the AU's objective of facing down what it regards as Western interference in African affairs than any wide-ranging support for Khartoum...

That blames the regime squarely for the death and displacement in Darfur and is the basis for the ICC's case against Omer el Beshir; his former Defence Minister and now Khartoum State Governor, Lieutenant General Abdel Rahim Mohamed Hussein; North Kordofan Governor Ahmed Mohamed Haroun Adam; and Janjaweed (and Mahamid tribe) leader Musa Hilal Musa, who has recently returned to the regime fold...

• SLM split on ethnic lines, 2004: Secretary General Minni Arkou Minnawi, a Zaghawa, formed SLM/A-MAM (or -MM); only rebel group to sign DPA, 2006; Minni became Assistant to President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir and Chairman, Transitional Darfur Regional Authority; DPA failed and in December 2010, he rejoined the rebellion; three factions formed and main one, SLM-MM, joined SRF in 2011; latest reported clashes with SAF in May, North Darfur...


Fugitive flees as courts sidelined

President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir has again escaped the clutches of the International Criminal Court (ICC) but his disruptive appearance at the African Union summit and his hurried flight from Tshwane (Pretoria) will reverberate in Sudan, in South Africa and beyond...

That afternoon, the three South African judges ruled that the failure to arrest Omer el Beshir contravened the constitution and that he should be arrested and transferred to the custody of the ICC...

The encirclement ended only after Omer el Beshir landed in Khartoum, the soldiers said...


The President’s new clothes

With an official turnout of less than half of the registered voters in the 13-16 April elections, President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir consoled himself with a dictator-level majority of 94...

Once merely tolerated by the National Islamic Front (now NCP) to keep the army on side (a role the President later handed to Vice-President General Bakri Hassan Salih), Omer el Beshir is now the man his former masters have to please...


A no vote election

Everyone knows that will be Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir by a landslide over 15 obscure candidates, ten labelled 'independent'...


Fresh doubts over polls

Both it and the Troika have lost patience with President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's regime and are more open to the conditions put forward by the opposition...

When Omer el Beshir made a lightning trip to Saudi last week, it was the first time he had not visited the holy sites and he took with him not his Defence Minister and close ally, Gen...


Grand union on show

Egypt's President Abdel Fatah el Sisi, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Sudan's President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir signed a declaration of principles in Khartoum on 23 March, ostensibly resolving all conflict...


One-way ticket

President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir, who goes abroad for medical treatment, enthusiastically backs privatisation: 'We are not going to worship Khartoum Teaching Hospital'...


To vote, talk or fight

As President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir launched his re-election campaign at Merrikh football stadium in Omdurman on 24 February, police were breaking up protests across the Nile in Khartoum against the killing of a woman by one of their fellow officers in January...

Omer el Beshir's 22 February visit to Abu Dhabi has not changed minds in the United Arab Emirates or Saudi Arabia, we gather (AC Vol 55 No 8, Saudi Arabia targets Khartoum)...


After prayers, no miracles

On 18 February, President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir said Western countries had an agenda 'to uproot Islam in Sudan'...


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