Saturday, December 16, 2017

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...

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...

Kingdom Coming: Saudi Arabia’s Economic Road Ahead

Saudi Arabia has embarked on a path of radical transformation. The immediate catalyst has been the prolonged collapse of oil prices and resulting budget...

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...

Dubai: Panel clears DP World of Djibouti allegations

African state ordered to pay costs after illegal payments case thrown out DP World has won an arbitration case against the government of Djibouti, which...

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...

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...

With Mosul Under Siege, ISIS Leader Breaks Silence to Issue a Rallying Cry

After a nearly yearlong silence, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-declared caliph of the Islamic State, released a blistering audio recording imploring his forces to...

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...

Iraqi military downplays body count in Mosul air strike

Iraqi’s military said on Sunday 61 bodies were recovered from a collapsed building that Daesh booby-trapped in west Mosul, but there was no sign...

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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...