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Sudan

Abdel Rahim Mohamed Hussein

Date of Birth: 1949
Place of Birth: in or around Dankla in Karma city in North Khartoum


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The securocrats get stronger

The inner political core consists of four other veterans of the 1989 coup which overthrew Premier El Sadig: Vice-President Bakri Hassan Salih, Khartoum State Governor and ex-Defence Minister Abdel Rahim Mohamed Hussein, Parliament Speaker Ibrahim Ahmed Omer, and ubiquitous money-man Awad Ahmed el Jaz (AC Vol 56 No 9, The President’s new clothes, Vol 46 No 4, Who's who on Darfur...


Why the peacekeepers stay in Darfur

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...


Fresh doubts over polls

Abdel Rahim Mohamed Hussein, as might be expected of a military mission, but the National Intelligence and Security Service boss, Lieutenant Gen...


The world according to Khartoum

'America has fallen into the trap of the ISIS and the other jihadist movements that are newly formed and can move freely outside the traditional surveillance networks', comments Defence Minister Abdel Rahim Mohamed Hussein...

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Proxy battles, real war

Then at a Ramadan breakfast with ministers, army officers and journalists, on 23 July at his home, Defence Minister Abdel Rahim Mohamed Hussein proudly declared that 'the skies are ablaze with our rockets'...


Chaos theory

His shrinking clique (Vice-President Bakri Hassan Salih, Defence Minister Abdel Rahim Mohamed Hussein and Second Vice-President Hassabu Mohamed Abdel Rahman) now depends on the NISS and army more than ever...


Rifts in the regime

The coalition of army and security bodies controls the levers of power, with President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir at the top beside the Defence Minister, General Abdel Rahim Mohamed Hussein (wanted, like Field Marshal Omer, by the International Criminal Court) and Gen...


British military aid for Sudan

The latest round of British military cooperation with Sudan under the aegis of its Defence Minister, General Abdel Rahim Mohamed Hussein, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity and war crimes, is coming under fire from human rights activists...


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