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Gary R. Bunt

Sudan: Special Report

Khalid Abdelaziz, Michael Georgy and Maha El Dahan, Reuters, Special Report, Abandoned by the UAE, Sudan’s Bashir was destined to fall

This is an excellent piece: "In the summer of 2017, a diplomatic crisis exploded among Gulf Arab states. The UAE and Saudi Arabia severed relations with Qatar, angered by its continuing support for the Muslim Brotherhood. The rift put Bashir in a difficult position. Qatar, like the UAE, had provided billions of dollars of financial aid to Sudan’s impoverished economy. "

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