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Idriss Déby Itno

Date of Birth: 1952
Place of Birth: Fada, Ennedi Region, Chad

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Battle of Omdurman

The raid is widely portrayed as retaliation for Sudan's support for the Chadian rebels' failed attempt to overthrow President Idriss Déby Itno in February...

    Vol 49 No 4 |
  • CHAD

Déby – caught between Paris and Khartoum

The rebels and their sponsors in Sudan's National Congress (National Islamic Front) regime in Khartoum had spotted growing dissent within President Idriss Déby Itno's own security forces and feared that outside intervention could strengthen him...

    Vol 49 No 4 |
  • CHAD

Beyond the borders

Chad and Sudan have been meddling in each other's politics for 30 years, and the semi-nomadic peoples who straddle the border (including President Idriss Déby Itno's Zaghawa) complicate the relationship...

    Vol 49 No 4 |
  • CHAD

Papers and death merchants

French, Belgian and South African companies cooperated in supplying armoured vehicles to President Idriss Déby Itno's Presidential Guard, according to The Bulletin, an English-language weekly published in Brussels...

Election shockwaves spread

Chad and Sudan back each other’s rebels and Khartoum has long sought to overthrow President Idriss Déby Itno...

A slow road to travel

CHAD: The tightrope act of President Idriss Déby Itno is becoming more and more risky, with a renewed rebellion along Chad’s eastern border and increasingly tangled international relations, especially with France...

Salva and the Salvation regime

The reported flight back into exile of Chadian rebel-turned-Defence Minister Mahamat Nour Abdel Kerim has not helped: he joined President Idriss Déby Itno's regime in a deal brokered by Tripoli last December...

At the barrel of a gun

Its leader, Khalil Ibrahim Mohamed Achar Foudeil Taha, cannot move around because he is under US sanctions and, say sources close to the meetings, many of his commanders have defected to the SLA-G19 while he has rowed with Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno because JEM was recruiting from the Chadian army...

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