Jamal Aldin Omar

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Jamal Aldin Omar (1960 – 25 March 2020) was a general officer of the Sudanese Armed Forces.

He was also known as Jamal Aldin Omer,[1] Jamal Aldin Omar Ibrahim,[2] and Jamal Al-Din Omar Mohammed.[3] Other transliterations of his name include: Gamal al-Din Omar,[4][5] Jamal-Eddin Omer Ibrahim,[6] and Gamal al-Din Omer Ibrahim.[7][8]

Omar served as chief of Sudan's military intelligence under Omar al-Bashir until September 2018, when he was replaced by Mustafa Mohamed Mustafa.[3] After al-Bashir was deposed, Omar became a member of the Transitional Military Council in May 2019, succeeding Mustafa Mohamed Musfata, and retaking the post of military intelligence chief.[7][9] Omar was appointed defence minister in September 2019 by prime minister Abdalla Hamdok.[10][11] Omar died on 25 March 2020, while attending peace talks in Juba, South Sudan.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FFC, Hamdok reach deal on Sudan's transitional cabinet". Sudan Tribune. 2019-09-04. Archived from the original on 2019-09-04. Retrieved 2019-09-05.
  2. ^ a b "Sudan defence minister dies of heart attack at Juba peace talks". Middle East Eye. 25 March 2020. Retrieved 26 March 2020.
  3. ^ a b Badawi, Hossam (19 September 2018). "Sudan: Bashir makes changes to military top brass". Anadolu Agency. Retrieved 26 March 2020.
  4. ^ Abuelgasim, Fay; Magdy, Samy (11 July 2019). "Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup". Associated Press. Retrieved 26 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Sudan defence minister dies of heart attack in South Sudan". Al Jazeera. 25 March 2020. Retrieved 26 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Sudan: Lt. Gen. Jamal-Eddin Omer Ibrahim Appointed As Member of TMC". AllAfrica.com. 23 May 2019. Retrieved 26 March 2020.
  7. ^ a b "New general joins Sudan's military council". Sudan Tribune. 24 May 2019. Retrieved 26 March 2020.
  8. ^ "Sudan' military council says coup attempt thwarted". Sudan Tribune. 12 July 2019. Retrieved 26 March 2020.
  9. ^ Abdelaziz, Khalid (3 September 2019). "Sudan's PM selects members of first cabinet since Bashir's ouster". Reuters. Retrieved 26 March 2020.
  10. ^ "First Sudan cabinet since Bashir to be announced within 48 hours". Al Jazeera. 3 September 2019. Retrieved 26 March 2020.
  11. ^ "Sudan's PM chooses 14 members of cabinet". Sudan Daily. 2019-09-03. Archived from the original on 2019-09-04. Retrieved 2019-09-04.