Operation Sheba

   On 5 January 1985, the Sudanese government suspended Operation Moses following an Israeli press conference revealing details of the airlift of Ethiopian Jews from refugee camps in the Sudan. The airlift was to have been kept a secret, but foreign news agencies had already leaked reports of the operation. The untimely disruption of Operation Moses left several hundred Jews stranded in the Sudan. The Beta Israel were removed from Sudan in a Central Intelligence Agency-sponsored airlift labeled Operation Sheba or Operation Joshua.

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