Monday, February 19, 2018

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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UN human rights chief points to ‘textbook example of ethnic cleansing’ in Myanmar

The United Nations human rights chief today lashed out at the treatment of the Rohingya in Myanmar which has led to more than 300,000...

Hamas ready to reconcile with Fatah: reports

Group which rules Gaza had previously demanded Fatah end punitive measures as precondition for reconciliation deal. Hamas says it is ready to discuss reconciliation with the...

Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya Muslims?

Why are the more than one million Rohingya in Myanmar considered the 'world's most persecuted minority'? Who are the Rohingya? The Rohingya are often described as "the...

Somalia ‘plans to file legal complaint against UAE’ over Somaliland base

Somalia’s internationally-backed government is reportedly planning to file a legal case against the rulers of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for setting up a...

Burma: 400 killed amid ‘massacre’ of Rohingya Muslims

Almost 400 people have died in clashes between security forces and Rohingya Muslims in Burma, the country's military commander has said. The numbers, posted on...

Iran, Saudi Arabia to exchange diplomatic visits: Iranian foreign minister

Iran and Saudi Arabia will exchange diplomatic visits soon, Tehran said on Wednesday, indicating a possible thaw in relations between the regional rivals since...

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Somalia & Somaliland: 2 Worlds Apart

As part of my 2018 charity project I am running in 3 of the world’s most dangerous countries. I have chosen Iraq, Afghanistan and...

Dahabshil Bank Trains Staff, Officers on Internal Control and Risk Management

Dahabshil Bank International (DBI) has conducted a seven-day training for its staff and officers on internal control and risk management. The training was conducted by...

Ethiopia’s leadership race: Lemma Megersa at the front

The surprise resignation of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has got some people looking at Oromo leader Lemma Megersa as a potential successor Until recently,...