Monday, December 11, 2017

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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Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...

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...

Fall of the Venezuelan bolivar, Somaliland Shilling and 5 other currencies worth just as...

The common factor among these currencies is that they usually belong to countries that have been sanctioned by the United States. The fall of Venezuela’s...