Wednesday, December 13, 2017

South Yemen Will Regain Independence If It Follows These Six Steps

Independence is once again attainable for South Yemen so long as prospective peace talks result in a coalition-enforced “buffer zone” with North Yemen and...

US lawmaker presses Pentagon on reports of civilian massacre in Somalia

A member of the US Congress has urged the Defence Department to launch a new investigation into reports of a civilian massacre carried out...

Trump’s Jerusalem move roundly condemned at UN

During an emergency meeting, UN Security Council members widely condemned Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a move that...

Here’s Why Russia Might Set Up a Red Sea Base in Sudan

Long-serving Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir invited the Russian military into his country during his historic visit to Moscow last week, stating that Sudan needs protection from an...

Trump’s ‘fake news’ mantra a hit with despots

Leaders or state media in at least 15 countries use the president’s favorite denunciation to quell dissent, question human rights violations. Authoritarian rulers across the...

Djibouti Vows To Become Major East African Logistic Hub

Djibouti, which is investing hugely on the development of new ports and expansion of the existing, says it continues investing to become the major...

Ethiopia Used Israeli-made Surveillance Technology to Spy on Journalists, Dissidents

A new report details how Ethiopia targeted advocates of the Oromo ethnic group across 20 countries infecting their computers with spyware Israel-based defense outfit Elbit...

Yemeni Conflict: Another Somalia in the Arabian Peninsula

The Yemeni conflict has both internal and external dimensions. The main catalyst of the internal roots of the conflict is the unequal development interventions...
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White House: Jerusalem embassy move a ‘recognition of reality’

President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday and direct the State Department to begin the process to move...

New Rumblings in the Horn of Africa over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam

Tensions are rising between Egypt and Ethiopia over the latter’s Grand Renaissance Dam. Cairo recently reiterated its longstanding position that it’s against Addis Ababa’s construction...

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Paul Pogba says he rejected Real Madrid before Manchester United transfer

Paul Pogba says he was the subject of interest from Real Madrid before he decided to sign for Manchester United. The former Juventus midfielder, who...

Le Monde: Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...