News Djibouti: China Held Military Drills in Africa for the First Time, With Marines Firing Sniper Rifles and Machine Guns
Troops at China’s first overseas military base have completed live-fire drills for the first time. Chinese soldiers stationed in Djibouti, a tiny African nation that's considered the gateway to the Suez Canal shipping route, carried out the exercises ...
News Djibouti: US defence secy visit: Eye on China, drone deal on table - NYOOOZ
NYOOOZUS defence secy visit: Eye on China, drone deal on tableNYOOOZSummary: The Chinese Navy has parked its fleets in ports like Djibouti, Gwadar (Pakistan), Hambantota (Sri Lanka) and Rakine (Myanmar). The US Secretary of Defence will meet Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Sources said deliberations over a ...and more »
News Djibouti: Eritrean Refugees Land in Brooklyn With Help From Park Slope Family
The country, which borders Sudan, Ethiopia and Djibouti, has been marred by violent conflict for decades under a government with a human-rights record among the worst in the world, according to reports by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner ...
News Djibouti: China Held Military Drills in Africa for the First Time, With Marines Firing Sniper Rifles and Machine Guns - Newsweek
NewsweekChina Held Military Drills in Africa for the First Time, With Marines Firing Sniper Rifles and Machine GunsNewsweekTroops at China's first overseas military base have completed live-fire drills for the first time. Chinese soldiers stationed in Djibouti, a tiny African nation that's considered the gateway to the Suez Canal shipping route, carried out the exercises ...and more »
News Djibouti: China's Only Overseas Garrison Runs Live-Fire Drill
Chinese soldiers stationed in Djibouti, a tiny African nation that's considered the gateway to the Suez Canal shipping route, carried out the exercises Friday, according to the South China Morning Post. According to the paper, the drills involved dozens ...
News Djibouti: Financially strained, Qatar's clout in Africa diminishes - gulfnews.com
gulfnews.comFinancially strained, Qatar's clout in Africa diminishesgulfnews.comFallout from the ongoing Gulf spat has already hit Djibouti, Eritrea and Ethiopia in the Horn of Africa region. Days after the eruption of the dispute, Qatar withdrew its peacekeeping forces from a disputed border area between Eritrea and Djibouti. The ...and more »
News Djibouti: Djibouti tells General Assembly a reformed UN central to confronting global challenges is needed
23 September 2017 – A reformed United Nations with increased resources must be at the heart of efforts to confront the host of crises threatening the world, from climate change and economic stagnation to stimulating development and combatting terrorism ...
News Djibouti: Live-fire show of force by troops from China's first overseas military base - South China Morning Post
South China Morning PostLive-fire show of force by troops from China's first overseas military baseSouth China Morning PostTroops from China's only overseas base have staged their first live-fire drills in what military analysts said was a major show of combat readiness. The exercises in Djibouti on Friday involved dozens of officers and took place at the country's ...and more »
News Djibouti: 101st Airborne soldiers to return from Africa mission
Most were stationed at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti. The members conducted day and night maneuvers and live-fire exercises in case they were deployed somewhere within the African continent. Fort Campbell says in a news release that the soldiers helped ...
News Djibouti: Sudan: Meeting of Executive Committee of DICO Launched in Khartoum - AllAfrica.com
Sudan: Meeting of Executive Committee of DICO Launched in KhartoumAllAfrica.com... the participation of the directors of the plants protection in Sudan, South Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Djibouti in the presence of Dr. Alla'a Eddin Mohamed El Sayed, the Regional Director of Desert Locust Organization, Khartoum ...and more »
News Djibouti: Norwegian’s Fourth Humanitarian Aid Flight with UNICEF Now on its Way for Yemen with Emergency Aid
This flight will arrive in Djibouti, which is the closest safe point to bring cargo to Yemen, Monday night and all cargo will thereafter be shipped across the Gulf of Aden to Yemen. It is the partners’ fourth – and largest – humanitarian flight to date.
News Djibouti: Uganda: We Are Not UN Employees, Museveni Tells AMISOM - AllAfrica.com
Uganda: We Are Not UN Employees, Museveni Tells AMISOMAllAfrica.com... Ethiopia premier Desalegn Hailemariam, Kenya foreign affairs minister Amina Muhammed, African Union Commissioner Chergui Ismael, Burundi foreign affairs minister Allen Nyamitwe, Djibouti foreign affairs minister Yusuf Mahmoud and Somalia defence ...and more »
News Djibouti: Bataan Amphibious Ready Group Completes Deployment
1. The BAT ARG and 24th MEU participated in bilateral and multilateral exercises including Spring Storm in Romania, Eager Lion in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and Alligator Dagger in Djibouti. Each exercise provided an opportunity to work with partner ...
News Djibouti: Serbian Marines Protect World Food Programme Merchant Vessel Esbjerg - ReliefWeb
Serbian Marines Protect World Food Programme Merchant Vessel EsbjergReliefWebThey are on a current deployment to Operation Atalanta protecting vital food aid between the ports of Djibouti, Mogadishu, and Mombasa. During their deployment, the Serbian marines are helping to deliver over 10,000 tonnes of food relief to the people ...
News Djibouti: Trump replaces travel ban with new restrictions that target 8 countries
Many have fled to Djibouti, a tiny nation on the eastern coast of Africa, to escape the civil war in Yemen. She said she fears some might not be able to get their visas. “I have a 12-year-old girl who has been waiting since the day she was born to get ...
News Djibouti: Eritrea says UN Security Council must lift useless and unjustified sanctions - africanews
africanewsEritrea says UN Security Council must lift useless and unjustified sanctionsafricanewsThe country has border tensions with two of its three neighbours – Ethiopia and Djibouti. In 2015 – 2016, Ethiopia accused Eritrea of supporting anti-peace elements in the wake of spreading anti-government protests. Asmara rubbishes the claims.and more »
News Djibouti: Claire Denis is GFT's latest CineMaster
Denis and co-writer Jean-Pol Fargeau reimage Melville’s seafaring novel as a story set in Djibouti, where the protagonists are soldiers in the French Foreign Legion. It's a landscape the director knows well, having spent much of her childhood in Djibouti ...
News Djibouti: Hambantota deal: Sovereignty on lease - The Tribune
The TribuneHambantota deal: Sovereignty on leaseThe Tribune... that has been bled by long years of ethnic violence stand up to the machinations of a regional power that is looking for legitimacy? In the answer to this question resides an important issue: will Sri Lanka become another Chinese military base ...and more »
News Djibouti: Do You Read as Much as Arabs?
The Lebanese, for example, read on average 29 books a year, compared to four in Djibouti. A 2016 Pew Research Center (PRC) survey that analyzed the reading habits of 1,520 “representative” adult Americans found that they read 12 books a year — five ...
News Djibouti: Museveni on Somalia: We are not employees of the UN - New Vision
New VisionMuseveni on Somalia: We are not employees of the UNNew VisionOthers were Yusuf Mahmoud, the foreign affairs minister of Djibouti, Abdullahi Rachid the defence minister of Somalia, foreign affairs minister Sam Kutesa, Chief of Defence Forces Gen. David Muhoozi, Uganda's permanent representative to the UN Adoniya ...