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UAE and Sudan expel diplomats as rebel leader Hemedti makes gains

Issue 498 - 07 Jan 2024 - By Dominic Dudley | 5 minute read

Abu Dhabi’s perceived support for General Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo (Hemedti)’s RSF rebels led the Burhan regime to order 15 UAE embassy staff to leave Khartoum, posing further questions about the Gulf state’s role in the Sudanese civil war, while Hemedti makes significant diplomatic gains abroad and military advances in tortured Sudan.

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