Jump to navigation

Sudan

Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir

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


Displaying 51-60 out of 360 results.

Security leaks and party splits

President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's trip to Saudi Arabia for the Haj pilgrimage and 'frank discussions' with Crown Prince Deputy Premier and Defence Minister Salman bin Abdul Aziz al Saud in September backfired...

It did not respond to the International Criminal Court's pleas to arrest Omer el Beshir during his visit but on 4 November it took the unusual step of contradicting albeit indirectly NCP claims that it had given massive funding to Khartoum...

In the 1990s he was one of the 'gatekeepers' who at that time kept President Omer el Beshir in line...


Khartoum in fact and fiction

Some of the reported discussions have been borne out by subsequent events the source pointed out: the security chiefs discussed how to improve relations with Saudi Arabia and a month later President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir turns up in Jeddah for a rare meeting with Crown Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz al Saoud (where Saudi used strong words like 'frank discussions')...


A moral victory

'Sudan was an eager host' says the evidence in this year's hearings and it asserts that President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir had sent a personal invitation to Bin Laden...


Proxy battles, real war

Usually Khartoum boasts of its support for Hamas; President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir again met political leader Khalid Meshaal in Qatar this month...


Unhappy birthday

Some papers have published documents itemising land-holdings including those of President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's elder wife Widad Babiker Omer...

Deniable JihadistsEl Intibaha newspaper then owned and edited by Omer el Beshir's uncle El Tayeb Mustafa also an Islamist wrote in 2012 that the group managed 'to smuggle weapons and explosives and modern communications devices under the guise of humanitarian aid convoys...

When Omer el Beshir and Hassan el Turabi seized power in 1989 few believed Islamists could stay in power...


Political parties and the government

Parties for the Dialogue without conditions• NCP: President Omer Hassan el Beshir; 45-member Leadership Office includes Ibrahim Ahmed Ghandour Bakri Hassan Salih Raja Hassan Khalifa Ali Osman Mohamed Taha Nafi'e Ali Nafi'e Mustafa Osman Ismail and Ali Ahmed Kurti...


Sudan's Islamist regime: key dates

30 June 1989: NIF coup masterminded by El Turabi and the NIF core and fronted by Brigadier General Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir...

1999: NIF divides into National Congress Party (NCP majority headed by Omer el Beshir) and El Turabi's Popular Congress Party...

March 2009: International Criminal Court (ICC) issues arrest warrant for Omer el Beshir for crimes against humanity and war crimes in Darfur...


Cairo leans on Khartoum

The fact that President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's regime had denied sending weapons to Egypt when Cairo had not publicly accused it was 'a fairly strong indication that something has been said through channels' he added...


Chaos theory

He had come from President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's Republican Guard had fought against South Sudan at Heglig/Pan Thou and was himself from Kordofan (AC Vol 53 No 15 One year on – unrealistic expectations remain unfulfilled)...

An unusually large medical team attended Omer el Beshir's recent knee replacement we hear and speculation has grown that he is seriously ill...


Displaying 51-60 out of 360 results.