THE SUDAN: The Stubborn One

On the very day the mutinous Iraqi army officers took over Baghdad and proclaimed their comradeship with Nasser, an Egyptian officer arrived in Khartoum and announced himself new counselor to the Egyptian embassy. To the Sudanese government the name of Ali Khashaba was familiar. Iraq and Lebanon had already expelled him for subversion. Last spring Saudi Arabia, kicking him out, accused him of masterminding a plot to murder King Saud. Within three days of his arrival in Khartoum, the Sudanese government charged Ali Khashaba with stirring up subversion, gave him exactly 24 hours to get out of the country.


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