Thursday, April 19, 2018

DP World says Djibouti has not offered to buy its Doraleh terminal stake

DUBAI, March 28 (Reuters) - DP World has not received an offer from Djibouti to buy its 33 percent stake in the Doraleh Container...

India: As “Gulf Money” Dries Up, Half-Built Bungalows In This Kerala Village

Since the 1960s, remittances from the Gulf have been the backbone of Kerala's economy, making up a third of the state's gross domestic product,...

Yemen: Three years of full-blown war destroys school education – UNICEF

With nearly 500,000 children in Yemen having dropped out of school since the 2015 escalation of the war there, education in the country has...

DP World profits reach $1.2 billion as port operator expands

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Global port operator DP World said Thursday its profits rose by 7 percent to nearly $1.2 billion in 2017...

Israeli jet downing ratchets up tensions in Syrian conflict

The Syrian conflagration was exacerbated Saturday with the crashing of an Israeli fighter jet amid Syrian anti-aircraft fire, marking the first time Israel has...

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...

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...

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...

Financially strained, Qatar’s clout in Africa diminishes

Several African countries have downgraded ties with Qatar, which has wielded influence in the continent since the 1990s Nearly four months on, the Gulf crisis...

UAE to pledge $2 billion in projects for Somaliland

The Government of the United Arab Emirates is expected to announce a $2 billion investment and development package for the Republic of Somaliland, according...

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Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says U.S. doctor who discovered AIDS virus

REUTERS: Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV/AIDS infections, is on course to eradicate the virus, Jay Levy who...

On Somaliland, Inner City Press Asks UK’s Karen Pierce About UAE, UN Envoy Keating’s...

When Ambassador Karen Pierce of the UK, the UN Security Council's "penholder" on Somalia, took questions on April 18 Inner City Press asked her about...

Russia ‘to set up naval base for warships and hunter-killer submarines in Somaliland’

The rumoured location of the base is in the strategically important Horn of Africa and would offer the ability to project power across the...