Friday, January 19, 2018

Qatar Ends Visa Requirements For 80 Nations, Leaves out ‘Somalia’

“Qatar is now visa-free for over 80 countries around the world,” says Group Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker of state-owned Qatar Airways, as...

A Dangerous Gulf in the Horn: How the Inter-Arab Crisis is Fuelling Regional Tensions

The Gulf crisis and the scramble for military outposts in the Horn of Africa are exacerbating regional tensions that risk triggering a conflict. In...

Qatar Counts Its Sheep

The diplomatic crisis in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has interfered with Qatar's political and economic activities since it erupted in late May. But now it's...

US giving $638m aid to Yemen, Somalia, Nigeria, South Sudan

The United States has announced more than $630 million in aid for Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria, where conflict has helped to cause...

Safe Bases: UAE’s Military Expansion in Africa

Two overseas Arab military garrisons are being established to secure a hold over one of the world’s most crucial chokepoints, right across the waters...
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Somaliland: Air Arabia joins FlyDubai & Ethiopian airlines at EIA on maiden flight

Air Arabia, Tuesday, joined Ethiopian Airlines and FlyDubai in maiden flight to Hargeisa's Egal International Airport of the Republic of Somaliland.The airliner made a...

Emirates & FlyDubai Likely To Merge Within 18 Months

The Gulf carriers are certainly evolving the past few years, as they’re under increased financial pressures from their respective governments. So while we’ve seen...

Republic of Somaliland-UAE Formalize Development Deal

His Excellency the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Somaliland, Dr. Sa'ad Ali Shire, formally signed with his UAE counterparts an agreement...
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US has abandoned global leadership role, Iraqi Vice President says

The United States has no clear plan for dealing with the various crises it faces in the Middle East, according to one of the...

The White House accused Syria of preparing another chemical weapons attack, warning that it...

The White House said late Monday that President Bashar al-Assad of Syria appeared to be preparing another chemical weapons attack, and warned that he would “pay...

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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...

United States: ‘New California’ movement seeks to divide the Golden State in half

Two men have launched a campaign to divide rural California from the coastal cities, motivated by what they referred to as a “tyrannical form...

President Behi Discusses Bilateral Relations with Prime Minister Dessalegn

His Excellency Musa Behi Abdi, President of the Republic of Somaliland, embarked on a three-day visit to neighboring Ethiopia, on his second foreign visit...