Saturday, December 16, 2017

Gulf nationals count the human cost of Qatar blockade

Saudis in Doha fear having to give up homes and jobs because of regional crisis After Abdullah’s fourth child was born last month, he looked...

Djibouti sides with Saudi Arabia in Qatar Crisis

Djibouti has announced its ‘solidarity’ with a Saudi-led coalition boycotting Qatar diplomatically and economically over the Gulf nation’s support for the Muslim Brotherhood and...

Why Tiny Qatar Angers Saudi Arabia and Its Allies: QuickTake Q&A by Grant Clark...

Saudi Arabia and three of its Arab allies cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday, furious with what they see as the tiny emirate’s...

Turkey to feed Somalia’s hungry during Ramadan

Turkey will deliver around 15,000 tonnes of food to Somalia during the holy month of Ramadan, as East Africa continues to edge closer to...

President Donald Trump meets with GCC leaders

The much-anticipated US-GCC Summit has kicked off as US President Donald Trump sat down with Gulf leaders and officials at the King Abdulaziz Conference...

Was Israel behind US laptop ban on Mideast airlines?

US news reports say Israel was the source of intelligence that President Donald Trump disclosed to the Russians during a White House meeting last...

Al Mukalla: After al Qaeda’s Ouster, a Push to Revive Yemen Port

Keeping the power on in Al Mukalla and restoring other services could help keep militants at bay When al Qaeda ran this port city, the...

DP World Secures $442 Million Somaliland Port Concession

DP World has celebrated its US$442 million 30-year port concession for the management and development of a multi-purpose port project at Berbera, Republic of...

Strong winds, waves up to 10-feet high to hit UAE

The week has been relatively hot in UAE with the temperatures nearing 40C in few parts. However, there is much respite for the emirates...

Saudi military base in Djibouti on track

Deal was intitally discussed in March and comes at a time when relations between the two countries have been steadily growing Djibouti’s Foreign Minister Mahamoud...

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Exclusive – United States suspends aid to Somalia’s battered military over graft

The United States is suspending food and fuel aid for most of Somalia's armed forces over corruption concerns, a blow to the military as...

Somaliland President Fields New 23-Ministry Government

His Excellency the newly inaugurated President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, today, released his government's first roster of ministers and vice...

Somaliland hailed as it swears in new president

The self-declared republic of Somaliland has sworn in its fifth president, Muse Bihi Abdi. There was excitement and optimism on social media as citizens relished...