updated Sun. October 1, 2023
The Indian Express
April 3, 2018
All Islam asks, of both women and men, is that they dress modestly. So argued the Lahore-based Maulvi Syed Mumtaz Ali Khan in his book Huqooq-e-Niswan (Rights of Women) published well over a century ago, in 1898. Even the late Sudanese Hassan Al-Turabi — a religious scholar, an Islamist accusedÃâÃÂ ...
The American Interest
March 24, 2018
Throughout the 1990s, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir allowed Hassan al-Turabi, the leader of Sudan's Islamist movement, to open the country's doors to terrorists from Osama bin Laden to Carlos the Jackal. Hosni Mubarak was nearly assassinated in Addis Ababa in 1995 by Egyptian terrorists of theÃâÃÂ ...
March 6, 2018
Due to the troubled era of the 1980s, when Hassan Al Turabi's hardline religious authority swept the country, recordings in Sudan are difficult to source. This project has taken Ostinato's team to Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, and Egypt in search of the timeless cultural artifacts that hold the story of Africa's most mesmerizing andÃâÃÂ ...
February 27, 2018
In the early 1990s bin Laden moved to Sudan, where he was welcomed by the Islamist leader Hassan al-Turabi. Due to international pressure on the Sudanese regime, bin Laden was expelled in 1996 and subsequently moved back to Afghanistan. From 1996-2001, bin Laden lived in Afghanistan underÃâÃÂ ...
February 16, 2018
The PCP, founded by the late Islamic leader Hassan al-Turabi, splinted from the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) since 1999 and joined the opposition ranks since that time but it supported the national dialogue process declared by al-Bashir in 2014 and participated in all its forums. Following a heatedÃâÃÂ ...
February 13, 2018
The reference is to Manshiyya, the Khartoum neighbourhood where the late Hassan al-Turabi used to live. A continuous stream of followers, admirers and visitors were a constant presence in the sheikh's residence as they are today in Nafie's. In any case, Nafie cultivated loyal followers in the NCP, loyalÃâÃÂ ...
Middle East Monitor
February 12, 2018
Gosh served as director of Sudanese intelligence for a decade, during which he supported President Omar Al-Bashir against the late leader of the Sudanese Islamic Movement Hassan Al-Turabi, before his dismissal in 2009. During his tenure, cooperation between Sudan and US' CIA increased.
Asharq Al-awsat English
February 11, 2018
It has been called the Islamic Charter Front, the Islamic Trend and the Islamic National Front before the late leader of the Sudanese Islamists, Hassan al-Turabi, announced dissolving it on the eve of the June 30, 1989 coup, which brought President Omar al-Bashir to power. It was later reconstitutedÃâÃÂ ...
December 19, 2017
December 1999 - Dissolves the Parliament after National Congress Party chairman Hassan al-Turabi proposes laws limiting the president's powers. December 2000 - Is re-elected president with over 85% of the vote. February 2003 - Rebels in the Darfur region of Sudan rise up against the SudaneseÃâÃÂ ...
March 11, 2016
The Sudanese politician Hassan al-Turabi, who has died aged 84, was Africa's most active contemporary Islamic ideologue. He was involved in the imposition of strict Islamic law, and was an early mentor of Osama bin Laden. As the longtime power behind the throne of Sudan's despotic leader OmarÃâÃÂ ...
March 10, 2016
Photo: Mourners carry the body of prominent Sudanese Islamist and opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi, who died a day earlier, during his funeral, Khartoum, Sudan, 06 March 2016. Prominent Sudanese Islamist and opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi died on 05 March at the age of 84. He died in aÃâÃÂ ...
March 6, 2016
Khartoum - In October 1964, thousands of Sudanese took to the streets to protest against the rule of then-President Ibrahim Abboud. One person stood out among the crowd: a young man who had just graduated from Sorbonne with a PhD in law. That man was Hassan al-Turabi. Born in 1932, he was a manÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
March 5, 2016
KHARTOUM, Sudan — Hassan al-Turabi, the Sudanese Islamist who played a central role in the 1989 coup that brought President Omar al-Bashir to power and who once hosted Osama bin Laden, died on Saturday, Sudan's state-run news agency said. He was 84. Mr. Turabi championed radical Islam inÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Sudan: In Khartoum, the Sudanese President Hassan al-Turabi dedicated to promoting a political agenda based on Islamic teachings. Bin Laden moved to Sudan in 1992, where, among other things, he farmed and built roads. Also in 1992, al-Qaeda struck for the first time, claiming responsibility for a hotelÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
2015 Iranian diplomat Noor Ahmad Nikbakht is released in Yemen after being held hostage for two years. 2016 Veteran Sudan opposition leader Hassan Al Turabi died of a heart attack at the age of 84. 2017 At least 11 soldiers are killed in Mali in an attack on an army base near border with Burkina Faso.
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