President al-Bashir's fall has weakened Ankara span >
The fall of Bashir in Khartoum has profoundly weakened Turkey, whose influence was largely dependent on the Muslim Brotherhood. [...]
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Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir seems to change his allies more frequently than his shirts. No sooner had he distanced himself from Iran's theocratic regime than he reached out to the monarchies of the Gulf States, taking full advantage of their [. [...]
Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE), who are allies of circumstance in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), are moving into East Africa so as to combat the Houthi rebels in Yemen more effectively. Behind their shared wish to control the Red Sea, however, both are courting countries in the region in the service of their own interests. [...]
Working with Abdel Fattah Al Sisi's security advisors, General Abbas Kamel, who became the interim head of Egypt's Mukhabarat in January, has begun laying the groundwork for a rapprochement between the service and Egypt's military intelligence. [...]