The second Arab Spring? Egypt is the litmus test for revolution in the Middle East

In a breathless 48 hours, a president, defence minister and security chief have all been ousted in Sudan.

Omar al-Bashir held absolute power for three decades as president. Awad Ahmed Ibn Auf, the defence minister who announced Bashir’s arrest and declared the country would be run by a military council for two years, lasted all of 24 hours.MORE:  middleeasteye.