Sudan’s original ‘Janjaweed’ leader sides with army against tribal foe

Sudan’s notorious tribal leader Musa Hilal has pledged support for the army in a move that could divide Arab tribes in Darfur.

Musa Hilal
Former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, left, celebrates with tribal leader and father of the bride Musa Hilal after the wedding ceremony of Amani Musa Hilal and Chad President Idriss Deby Itno in Khartoum, Sudan on January 20, 2012 [File: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters]

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Source: Al Jazeera