Sunday, January 21, 2018

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...

In the Race Between Turkey and the UAE, Somalia Wins

Highlights The base in Somalia will be Turkey's second overseas installation, but it will be focused more on assisting Somalia than demonstrating Turkish military...

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Nomadic communities suffer most as drought stalks Somaliland

Driving through the rural landscapes of Somaliland, the views are breathtaking – towering blue mountains cutting the glaring sky over dry, thorn-bushed desert. Small...

UN Migration Agency Holds Training on Trafficking and Irregular Migration in Somaliland

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, with support from the Government of Japan earlier this month held a training on trafficking, irregular migration and the...

Trump gives out his ‘Fake News Awards’ to CNN, N.Y. Times, Wash Post, others

The president highlighted negative coverage he said showed bias. President Donald Trump tweeted out the winners of his “Fake News Awards” on Wednesday night, proclaiming, “And...