Monday, June 1, 2020

A review of Joshua Keating’s INVISIBLE COUNTRIES – A journey to the edge of...

In "Invisible Countries: Journeys to the Edge of Nationhood", Joshua Keating presents five present-day cases of border debates, humanising the issues they raise through personal stories and daily...

US lifts Vietnam arms embargo in move to counter China

President Obama lifted the decades-long U.S. arms embargo against Vietnam on Monday in an apparent effort to shore up the communist country's defenses against...

Somalia, Eritrea presidents object to ‘motivated political misinformation’ in statement

President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea arrived in Mogadishu, Somalia, on a two-day visit on Thursday. Notably, Mr Afwerki's arrival coincided with a number of...
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Somaliland President-elect, British ambassador discuss post-election way forward

His Excellency, the newly elected president of the republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, received on Saturday the United Kingdom Ambassador to Somaliland/Somalia, David...

Iran’s Rouhani calls Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen a ‘mistake’

Iran’s president on Thursday warned Saudi Arabia and its allies that their airstrikes’ campaign in Yemen is a “mistake” and called for a halt...

House GOP leaders hold weekly press conference amid reports of Ryan’s departure

House Speaker Paul Ryan and Republican leadership are holding their first weekly press conference after their two-week long break from Congress as CBS News...

83 Members of Congress Urge the Administration to Extend and Redesignate Temporary Protected Status...

Today, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), and Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) led 83 members of Congress in sending a letter...

Ahmad Chalabi, Iraqi Politician Who Helped Persuade U.S. to Invade, Dies at 71

Ahmad Chalabi, the Iraqi politician who from exile helped persuade the United States to invade Iraq in 2003, and then unsuccessfully tried to attain...

After Mexico’s Arms Trade Treaty meeting, will African states help control arms?

This week has been a successful and inspiring one for me at the First Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)...

Somalia on Witch Hunt for ‘UAE Spies’

Somali authorities are reported to have arrested a spy network working for the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Only Twitter users report the news, quoting a...

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Somalia NGO Consortium Strongly Condemns Killing Of Galooley Health Workers

PRESS STATEMENT The Somalia NGO Consortium condemns in the strongest terms the repugnant attack on civilian health workers in Somalia this week. Their abduction and...

Over 90,000 Mosques Re-open In Saudi Arabia

Mask-clad worshippers flocked to Saudi mosques that reopened nationwide Sunday – except in the holy city of Mecca – over two months after congregational...

Is Ethiopia Sliding Back Into the Dark Days?

The change in leadership in Ethiopia in 2018 heralded a new era that earned Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed a Nobel Peace prize in 2019...