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The East African 27 June 2017 Somali refugees fetching water at Dadaab in Kenya on July 31, 2011. FILE PHOTO | AFP Baidoa As a teenager, Aden Hussein chose to become a refugee to get an education. With Somalia in collapse, he left his family for neighbouring Kenya where Dadaab, one of the largest and oldest...

The New York Times 25 June 2017 By HELENE COOPER President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti welcoming Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at the Presidential...

Mail and Guardian 23 June 2017 When Saudi Arabia and its allies severed diplomatic relations with Qatar earlier this month, the fate of Ras Doumeira is...

Asia Times 22 June 2017 By Richard A. Bitzinger Could China finally be getting its long-anticipated “string of pearls”? For years, people have been...

The East African 20 June 2017 While regional leaders were reluctant to return to the “old formula” of insisting on a potentially explosive...

Al Jazeera 19 June 2017 Maintaining the 500-strong presence of Qatari armed troops in a remote area was a costly and largely thankless endeavour By Sultan...

Arab News 18 June 2017   NAIROBI: The African Union (AU) on Saturday urged “restraint” as tensions intensified between Djibouti and Eritrea...

Al Jazeera 16 June 2017 Eritrea Djibouti map [Al Jazeera]   Djibouti’s foreign minister has accused neighbouring Eritrea of occupying a disputed...

Washington Post 114 June 2017 Gunmen posing as military forces were holding an unknown number of hostages inside a popular restaurant in Somalia’s capital...

tasnimnews.com 14 June 2017   TEHRAN (Tasnim) – UAE Ambassador to the United States Yousef Al Otaiba said that the United States should remove...