Monday, May 29, 2017

Trump considers major changes amid escalating Russia crisis

President Trump and his advisers, seeking to contain the escalating Russia crisis that threatens to consume his presidency, are considering a retooling of his...

Somaliland’s independence can benefit Somalia – Dr. Saad Shire

Failure to recognise Somaliland’s independence means aid that could save lives of people hit by drought and cholera is too slow to arrive, says...

Ethiopia’s Tedros elected WHO leader, first African to get top job

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus won the race to be the next head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday, becoming the first African...

President Donald Trump meets with GCC leaders

The much-anticipated US-GCC Summit has kicked off as US President Donald Trump sat down with Gulf leaders and officials at the King Abdulaziz Conference...

Was Israel behind US laptop ban on Mideast airlines?

US news reports say Israel was the source of intelligence that President Donald Trump disclosed to the Russians during a White House meeting last...

Almost 20000 Americans were asked to point out North Korea on a map. This...

People are less likely to think the US should do nothing about North Korea, if they cannot point to it on a map. The New York...

UNDER TRUMP, EVERYTHING IS WRONG IN WASHINGTON

It’s time to admit that Washington is Baghdad on the Potomac. The branches of government are at war with one another, and no one...

Al Mukalla: After al Qaeda’s Ouster, a Push to Revive Yemen Port

Keeping the power on in Al Mukalla and restoring other services could help keep militants at bay When al Qaeda ran this port city, the...

DRUGS IN WAR: WHAT IS CAPTAGON, THE ‘JIHAD PILL’ USED BY ISLAMIC STATE MILITANTS?

In the past three months investigators across Europe have intercepted thousands of pills of the Islamic State militant group’s (ISIS) favorite drug, Captagon. Nicknamed...

Somaliland: Q & A session with HE Dr Sa’ad Ali Shire, Minister of Foreign...

On Thursday 20 April Africa Research Institute hosted HE Dr Sa’ad Ali Shire, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Somaliland, who addressed guests and answered questions...

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HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF IN THE HORN OF AFRICA: IS THE CRIME IN DARFUR BEING...

It is saddening to witness repetitions of similar tragic events in history. Recurrences of such dreadful events can even sound farcical when they happen...

Turkey to feed Somalia’s hungry during Ramadan

Turkey will deliver around 15,000 tonnes of food to Somalia during the holy month of Ramadan, as East Africa continues to edge closer to...

Trump considers major changes amid escalating Russia crisis

President Trump and his advisers, seeking to contain the escalating Russia crisis that threatens to consume his presidency, are considering a retooling of his...