Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Free speech curtailed in Aung San Suu Kyi’s Myanmar as prosecutions soar

Dozens of people have been charged or jailed for allegedly defaming the regime that the Nobel laureate leads, raising fears of continued oppression. For decades,...

Yemen: Three years of full-blown war destroys school education – UNICEF

With nearly 500,000 children in Yemen having dropped out of school since the 2015 escalation of the war there, education in the country has...

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...

EU slams UAE retaliatory acts against Somalia over Gulf crisis

The European Parliament has condemned the United Arab Emirates (UAE), saying the country was taking retaliatory actions against Somalia for the latter's neutral position...

Humanitarian aid stuck as rising violence in Syria undermines fragile truce

Both the United States and Russia said on Friday they wanted to extend the four-day-old ceasefire in Syria, even while an aid convoy for...
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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...

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...

Bahrain executes three men in first death sentences since 2010

Britain was facing fresh calls to loosen its ties with Bahrain after three Shia Muslim men convicted of killing an Emirati police officer and...

DP World says Djibouti has not offered to buy its Doraleh terminal stake

DUBAI, March 28 (Reuters) - DP World has not received an offer from Djibouti to buy its 33 percent stake in the Doraleh Container...

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...

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Somaliland FM Refutes A Number of Allegations Against His Office, Foreign Aid

Dr. Saad Ali Shire, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Relations of the Republic of Somaliland, defended his country of a number of acerbic...

Safaricom in ‘advanced talks’ to take M-Pesa to Ethiopia

Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom is in “advanced talks” with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money service to neighbouring Ethiopia, a market...

Are Somaliland, Puntland ready for war over land?

Somaliland and Puntland’s dispute over land stretching from the Gulf of Aden to the Ethiopian border risks escalating into open war. The self-declared republic of...