Saturday, September 21, 2019

On Trump and Iran, the UAE Shifts Strategy — and Israel Should Take Heed

The Gulf state is recalibrating its alliances with powerhouses like the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, and these moves are shaking up the region. Israel...

With Guns, Cash and Terrorism, Gulf States Vie for Power in Somalia

When a small car bomb exploded outside a courthouse in the bustling port city of Bosaso in northern Somalia, local news reports chalked it...

Turkey: Erdogan slams Egypt’s ‘tyrants’ as thousands mourn Morsi

Mosques across Turkey hold prayer services for former Egyptian president, who died in a Cairo court on Monday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has attended a prayer...

UN Joins Call for Independent Probe on Morsi Death

Mohamed Morsi's death: World reaction - Malaysia, Qatar pay tribute to former Egyptian president, but reaction from other governments has been largely muted. The United Nations...

The Most Powerful Arab Ruler Isn’t M.B.S. It’s M.B.Z.

Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, the 29-year-old commander of the almost negligible air force of the United Arab Emirates, had come to Washington shopping for...

Trump-Israel Leaked Deal Legalizes Settlements, Dehumanizes Palestinians

Israel newspaper publishes terms of ‘Deal of Century’ The main points of US President Donald Trump’s much-derided plan for the Middle East, the so-called “deal...

Israel and Hamas Need Each Other

And a New Round of Conflict Won’t Change That War, like politics, makes for strange bedfellows. Israel is currently preparing for a potentially dramatic faceoff with Hamas....

Golan Heights Not Trump’s to Give Away – Arab Leaders

Arab leaders, long divided by regional rivalries, condemned on Sunday a US decision to recognise Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights and said Middle...

Somaliland: Emirates to build Alternative Airport, Electricity, Cement Plants

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to restore the Berbera Airport in the second largest city of Somaliland to have it accommodate large aircrafts. This...

Museveni irrigated by Israel

The announcement by the Ugandan president " data-html="true" data-original-title="Yoweri Museveni">Yoweri Museveni of the launch of 190 micro-irrigation projects and the extending of 15 large-scale irrigation projects...

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Did President Farmajo of Somalia Cancel Planned Visit to U.S.?

Somalia President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, has cancelled his planned trip to New York this week as the Horn of Africa nation faces political crisis...

The UAE Will Triumph Over Iran in the Next Middle Eastern War

As Iranian bluster again increases, it could very well be Abu Dhabi that teaches Tehran a permanent lesson. The eleventh annual Council on Foreign Relations’...

Somaliland: Frankincense Dates Back to Biblical Days

Franincense was as good as gold im ancient times Early civilizations used camels to transport frankincense along the global trade routes. It was one of...