Thursday, May 23, 2019

Turkey and the New Scramble for Africa: Ottoman Designs or Unfounded Fears?

Editor’s Note: Turkey has emerged as an important, but confusing, actor in the greater Middle East and beyond. Its policies have oscillated as its...

Gulf’s Involvement in Horn of Africa Can be Seen as Both a Boon and...

There are Lessons for Africa in the Gulf's involvement in the Horn of Africa For several decades, the Horn of Africa has been at the...
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Election Differences is ‘for Somalilanders to Resolve’ – UK Ambassador

The United Kingdom Ambassador to Somalia and the Republic of Somaliland who granted an interview to the Somaliland-owned television, Horn Cable TV, categorically stated...

Somalia: Puntland, HirShabelle and Southwest Federal States Pen a Pact of Their Own

Following the failed consultative forum in Garowe, the leaders of Puntland, Southwest, and HirShabelle states have held a trilateral meeting in the city. The meeting...

China will build string of military bases around world, says Pentagon

Locations could include Middle East, Pakistan, and western Pacific to protect Belt and Road Initiative, report says The US defense department expects China to add military bases...

US sends Patriot missile system to Middle East amid Iran tensions

The US is sending a Patriot missile-defence system to the Middle East amid escalating tensions with Iran. A warship, USS Arlington, with amphibious vehicles and...

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...

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...

Trump says Beijing ‘broke’ trade talk deals, pledges to keep tariffs on Chinese goods

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China “broke the deal” it had reached in trade talks with the United States, and vowed...

Turkey Further Sinks Into Autocracy

Turkey cancels the opposition’s victory in the Istanbul election. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems ready to win back the city by hook or by...

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Somalia: Ex-Minister Elabe Among 9 Killed in Mogadishu Suicide Bomb

Militant group Al Shabab exploded a suicide car bomb and killed at least nine people, including Somalia’s former foreign minister, near the presidential palace...

US Court Jury Finds Somalia’s Colonel Tukeh Guilty as Torturer

A jury has found a northern Virginia man who once served as a colonel in the Somali Army responsible for torturing a man more...

Somaliland Electoral Commission Astounded by Somalia Election Committee’s Territorial Claims

Kaltun Sheikh Hassan of the Somaliland Electoral Commission expressed astonishment on an announcement made earlier in the week by the Somalia elections body that...