KHMER TIMES 14 February 2019 The worry is that the US Fifth Fleet will one day sail for home from the Persian Gulf, leaving China to step into US shoes....

LOWY INSTITUTE 11 February 2019 by DAVID BREWSTER Among the many questions raised by the massive modernisation and expansion of China’s Navy in the...

EUROMONEY 7 January 2019 by ELLIOT WILSON It is the first great development project of the 21st century and maybe the greatest of all time. China’s...

EUROMONEY 7 January 2019 by CHRIS WRIGHT Djibouti’s access to the sea means transportation accounts for 70% of the national economy Euromoney is standing...

AHRAM ONLINE 3 January 2018 by HICHAM MOURAD Like several regional powers that have rushed in recent years to the southern Red Sea, various global...

URDUPOINT 11 December 2018 by RUKHSHAN MIR Russia’s Udaloy-I class destroyer Severomorsk has made a port call in Djibouti, Russian Northern Fleet’s...

THE DIPLOMAT 11 December 2018 The PLAN’s deployments to the western Indian Ocean region continue. Image Credit: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication...

THE NATION 8 December 2018 DJIBOUTI – Turkey’s gift to Djibouti, East Africa’s largest mosque being built in the capital city, is set to be inaugurated in two months’ time. Turkey Diyanet Foundation (TDV) launched the construction of the mosque in 2017, which will be completed soon and inaugurated in February 2019. Modeled in the style of classic Ottoman architecture,...

THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE 30 November 2018 by DAVID BREWSTER Last week’s attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi by Baluchi separatists underlines China’s...

TAIWAN NEWS 19 November 2018 by DEUTSCHE WELLE When Japan set up a facility in Djibouti in 2009 with docks for warships, an airfield and the other infrastructure...