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Ibrahim Ahmed Omer


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Diplomats down, spies up

On 30 April a delegation from the US Congress arrived in Khartoum at the invitation of the Speaker of the National Assembly Ibrahim Ahmed Omer in another bid to persuade Washington to lift the sanctions that accompany Sudan's designation as a state sponsor of terrorism...


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...

The economic crisis was reflected in the 28 October resignation of Finance Minister Badr el Din Mahmoud Abbas, a former Central Bank Deputy Governor, after Ibrahim Omer had attacked him during the budget debate in the overwhelmingly NCP Parliament...


Enter the General

Libya's Ambassador to the United Nations, Ibrahim Omer Dabbashi, has likewise pledged his backing...


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...


Bad marriage vows

Missing are several key Islamists - Gutbi el Mahdi, Ibrahim Ahmed Omer, El Tayeb Ibrahim Mohamed Kheir 'Sikha' - assumed to have less public roles...


Back-door deals

A high-level delegation led by Ibrahim Ahmed Omer has just been to Beijing: reassurance about the peace process is likely to have been on the agenda...


Muddying Machakos

NC Secretary General Ibrahim Ahmed Omer assiduously courts Arab investment 'as a means to support the peace agreement...


Who's after Ali?

Ibrahim Ahmed Omer: NIF zealot since student; University of Khartoum Professor; set up Khartoum University's Islamic Studies Department as NIF influence over President Ja'afar Nimeiri grew after 1977; many senior positions since 1989, most recently Higher Education Minister; NC Secretary General; intellectual; claims poor health; otherwise, strong possibility...


The men in charge

Ibrahim Ahmed Omer, Assistant to the President: aged early 60s; NIF since student; philosophy lecturer, U of K; set up Islamic Studies Department in 'Islamic period' of Nimeiri's reign; NIF MP; senior positions, NIF regime, latterly left his mark as Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research; Group of 10 (protest against Turabi)...


Manipulation

Other core NIF-ers soon spoke out for him, too, notably Turabi's old rival Vice-President Ali Osman, Bakri Hassan Salih (security) and Ibrahim Ahmed Omer...


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