Aswat Asharq Al-Awsat :
Faisal Mohamed Saleh
Sudan's former Minister of Information

Questions Before Crossing the Bridge

Complex questions occupy the minds of the Sudanese. Those are not only related to when the war will stop, but also to how it will end, through which kind of agreements, and to the fate of the two warring sides. Will they return as if nothing had happened, sharing power, wealth and influence...? …

Moments Before the Collapse

Sudan is likely to witness a major transformation in the coming weeks that will lead it towards two options: either a political and military agreement to achieve a ceasefire, followed by an expanded political dialogue over the future of the country, or complete collapse and the start of a phase of…

Taqadum’s Meeting with Hemedti: A Gamble for Hope

The most significant development in Sudan was the meeting held between the civilian opposition front for the war, the civilian coalition (Taqadum), and Rapid Support Forces Commander Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo (Hemedti). This was the first time that the RDF commander met with a Sudanese political group…

A War of Breaking Illusions

Claiming that war has its benefits is indecent, especially as it rages on. Indeed, dozens of Sudanese fighting on both sides, and scores of peaceful civilians on both sides, are dying on a daily basis. Every morning, the people count the number of steps that Sudan is taking backward, as its…

The Cairo Conference is a Step Forward

The prospect of international intervention has become the talk of the town in Sudan. The debate rages on in living rooms and on social media. As one would expect, the debates can be very acrimonious. Rivals accuse one another of exploiting Sudanese blood, treachery, taking orders from abroad,…