Monday, December 10, 2018

Yemen’s Warring Factions Set to Start Talks in Geneva on Monday

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrMrReOWxv8 Yemen’s warring factions are set to begin negotiations in the Swiss city of Geneva on Monday, the first significant talks in the Middle East...

‘They’ll be dead in a week’: Veterans question experience of ex-army anti-ISIS squad

Eight men claiming to be British Army veterans say they are preparing to fight Islamic State militants at a secret European training location, but...

On World Day, UN warns global cultural diversity ‘under attack’

As the planet’s cultural diversity comes under continued attack from militant groups espousing virulent forms of intolerance, the international community must fight back through...

Saudi Jets Strike Yemen in Bid to Halt Houthis

More than 100 Saudi Arabian jets pounded Yemeni targets early Thursday in a drive to stop the Houthi advance through the country, and the...

The new victims of an old border dispute

India and Pakistan’s decades-old territorial dispute is often portrayed as a dormant conflict, but for Zaigham Abbas it is anything but. His father Mumtaz Hussain...

ISIS accused of mass-murdering ‘hundreds’ of Yazidi captives in Iraq

ISIS jihadists have reportedly executed up to 600 Yazidi hostages, including many women and children, in the Tal Afar district in northern Iraq, according...

Gunmen Kill 20 Workers at Pakistan Dam Construction Site

Many were shot dead while they slept Gunmen in restive southwestern Pakistan shot and killed at least 20 workers early Saturday at a dam construction...

Yemen crisis: President Hadi calls rebels ‘Iran stooges’

Yemen President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has accused Iran of destabilising the country, calling Houthi rebels the "stooges of Iran". Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia says military intervention...

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...

The US needs to recognize Somaliland before Russia does

When most Americans think about Somalia, they picture Black Hawk Down, pirates, starving kids, al Qaeda, and urban chaos. More than 148 million Americans...

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Erdogan believes European version of democracy failed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the ongoing “yellow vests” protest movement reveals Europe’s failure in democracy, human rights and freedom, speaking...

Israel ‘advises’ Trump to boost Djibouti US military presence

The United States should boost its military presence in Djibouti and the region surrounding the Bab al-Mandab Strait to counter an increasingly assertive — and belligerent —...

Raila a strong voice in Somaliland’s bid for independence

Last Friday’s Somaliland’s Investment Conference in Nairobi may have proceeded unnoticed by many. However, unknown to most Kenyans, the event also served a major political...