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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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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...


Calling time on the killing

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Sudanese President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir and Nigerian ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo nodded sympathetically as Lieutenant General Salva addressed the Tana Security Forum last week in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia...

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Saudi Arabia targets Khartoum

Wagdy Abdel Hameed Mohamed Ghoneim, the leading Egyptian-Qatari Muslim Brother who is wanted in Egypt, recently met Sudanese Islamist leaders in Khartoum, including Field Marshal Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir, Hassan el Turabi and Ibrahim Ahmed Omer...


The battle for Malakal

Senior Kenyan officials, who have been studiously neutral in the conflict, privately point to President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir’s government in Sudan...


A deal under duress

Salva's relationship with Sudanese President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir encouraged Museveni to send the Uganda People's Defence Force to help Juba...

Riek's partner in the 1991 split from John Garang, the Shilluk warlord Lam Akol Ajawin, signed multiple agreements with Field Marshal Omer el Beshir's regime and went on to serve in the post­-2005 Government of National Unity (GNU) in Khartoum, later standing against Salva in the 2010 election...


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