Will Sudan's lost legions return to Darfur from Libya and Yemen?
The Darfur rebels and their sworn enemies, the Janjaweed militias, who are currently serving as auxiliaries on the battle fronts in Libya and Yemen, have been invited by their commanders to return to Darfur following the signing of a peace agreement in early October. [...]
Sudan faced with turning militia ragbag into genuine army as it sheds its pariah status Free
The lifting of US sanctions on Sudan will open the way to bilateral cooperation, not least in the military domain. And time is of the essence: despite the peace deal, there is friction between the various militia groups that will make up the future Sudanese army. [...]
Ready for anything to mark diplomatic win, Trump himself calls on Hamdok to recognise Israel
With two weeks to the presidential election to go, US President Trump has played his ace card to get Sudan to recognise Israel. Aware that the stakes go far beyond its borders, the Sudanese leaders remain divided. [...]
How the Emirates sidelined Qatar from the Sudanese peace process
The peace accord between Darfur rebels and Khartoum, though sponsored by Qatar, was signed not in Doha but in Juba. The Emiratis, who are actively rebuilding their networks in Sudan, were behind this latest diplomatic setback for Qatar. [...]