UAE ties to African conflict zones extend with second field hospital in Chad

Issue 504 - 18 Apr 2024 - By Dominic Dudley | 7 minute read

Abu Dhabi’s involvement in conflicts in Sudan and Libya is back in focus, after the UAE opened a second field hospital in eastern Chad, following evidence that its existing hospital was used as a cover for supplying weapons to Sudanese civil war leader Hemedti’s RSF militia. It fits into a wider pattern of Emirati involvement in African conflicts, as well as business.

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