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AU's Mahamat urges restraint in Djibouti-Eritrea border spat, appeals for calm

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AU's Mahamat urges restraint in Djibouti-Eritrea border spat, appeals for calm

- The African Union urged Djibouti and Eritrea to remain calm and exercise restraint on Saturday after Djibouti accused its neighbour of occupying disputed territory along their border following the withdrawal of Qatari peacekeepers. On Friday, Djibouti's Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said Eritrean troops had seized Dumeira Mountain and Dumeira Island, areas the neighbours contest, and his country's military was on alert

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Djibouti, Eritrea in territorial dispute after Qatar peacekeepers leave

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Djibouti, Eritrea in territorial dispute after Qatar peacekeepers leave

- ADDIS ABABA: Djibouti accused neighbouring Eritrea on Friday of occupying disputed territory along their border after Qatar withdrew its peacekeepers. Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said Djibouti's military were "on alert" and that it had lodged complaints with the United Nations and the African Union. The United Nations Security Council is due to discuss the situation behind closed doors on Monday, diplomats said

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Qatar withdraws troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border mission

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Qatar withdraws troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border mission

- Qatar said on Wednesday it had withdrawn its peacekeeping troops from the disputed frontier between Djibouti and Eritrea, after the two East African countries sided with Saudi Arabia and its allies in their standoff with Qatar. Qatar's Foreign Ministry did not give a reason for the move but it comes as Doha faces a diplomatic crisis with some of its Arab neighbours

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US Secretary of Defense Mattis visits Djibouti

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US Secretary of Defense Mattis visits Djibouti

- Djibouti. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived Sunday for a short visit to Djibouti, a strategically important country on the Horn of Africa which hosts the United States’ only permanent military base on the African continent. Camp Lemonnier, home to some 4,000 US soldiers and contractors, is vital to US military operations in Somalia against militant groups like Al-Shabaab, and also provides support for US operations in Yemen, where special forces regularly carry out drone strikes against Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

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US officials say pirates have returned to waters off Somalia

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US officials say pirates have returned to waters off Somalia

- DJIBOUTI (AP) — Pirates have returned to the waters off Somalia, but the spike in attacks on commercial shipping does not yet constitute a trend, senior U.S. officials said Sunday. The attacks follow about a five-year respite for the region, where piracy had grown to crisis proportions during the 2010-2012 period, drawing the navies of the United States and other nations into a lengthy campaign against the pirates

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Le chemin de fer Ethiopie-Djibouti, un modèle de la coopération sino-africaine

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Le chemin de fer Ethiopie-Djibouti, un modèle de la coopération sino-africaine

- ADDIS ABEBA, 6 février (Xinhua) — « Notre objectif est de construire une ingénierie parfaite », a récemment déclaré à l’agence Xinhua Yuan Li, président de la compagnie CCECC (China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation), une des deux compagnies chinoises en charge de la construction du chemin de fer Ethiopie-Djibouti. Long de 752,7km, le chemin de fer Ethiopie-Djibouti relie la capitale éthiopienne, Addis Abeba, à la ville portuaire de Djibouti, au

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Djibouti President Doubts Africa Will Be High on Trump Agenda

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Djibouti President Doubts Africa Will Be High on Trump Agenda

- Djibouti's president says African leaders believe President-elect Donald Trump will pay little attention to Africa, but is hopeful that Djibouti can continue a strong bilateral relationship with the U.S. “Africa does not appear on the foreign agenda of the U.S. president-elect, Donald Trump, but as Djibouti, we had a good and deep relationship with U.S. government which I am hopeful will continue,” Ismail Omar Gulleh said in an exclusive interview

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Djibouti inaugurates its part of Ethio-Djibouti railway 

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Djibouti inaugurates its part of Ethio-Djibouti railway 

- DJIBOUTI, (Xinhua) -- Djibouti on Tuesday inaugurated its section of the 752.7-km railway linking Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa to Djibouti's Red Sea port city. The inauguration ceremony held at the Nagad Railway Station in Djibouti officially marked the completion of the Chinese-built Ethiopia-Djibouti railway, Africa's first transnational electrified railway. The 100-km line with three stations within Djibouti started from the Ethio-Djibouti border to the Djibouti port. Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam

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UN council urges Eritrea and Djibouti to end border dispute
UN council urges Eritrea and Djibouti to end border dispute The UN Security Council urged Eritrea and Djibouti on Monday to resolve their border dispute peacefully following the withdrawal of peacekeeping troops from Qatar. Djibouti accused Eritrean troops of occupying the Dumeira mountain area shortly after 450 Qatari peacekeepers left last week and lodged a formal complaint with the African Union. Qatar, which is caught up in its own diplomatic clash with other Arab nations, had mediated a territorial dispute between Djibouti and Eritrea   Read More ...
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What is behind tension between Eritrea and Djibouti?
What is behind tension between Eritrea and Djibouti? The African Union is sending a fact-finding mission to Eritrea and Djibouti as tension mounts over their disputed border at one of the world's busiest shipping routes. The AU's move has been backed by the UN Security Council, which on 19 June urged the two countries to resolve their differences peacefully. The tension has been driven by Qatar's move to withdraw its peacekeeping forces from the border   Read More ...
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UN council urges Eritrea and Djibouti to end border dispute
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council urged Eritrea and Djibouti on Monday to resolve their border dispute peacefully following the withdrawal of peacekeeping troops from Qatar. Djibouti accused Eritrean troops of occupying the Dumeira mountain area shortly after 450 Qatari peacekeepers left last week and lodged a formal complaint with the African Union. Qatar, which is caught up in its own diplomatic clash with other Arab nations, had mediated a territorial dispute between Djibouti and Eritrea   Read More ...
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AU calls for calm amid Djibouti-Eritrea border tensions
AU calls for calm amid Djibouti-Eritrea border tensions The African Union (AU) has urged Djibouti and Eritrea to show "restraint" as tensions over a disputed border territory intensified and threatened to revive a longstanding and at times violent dispute. Djibouti on Friday accused Eritrean soldiers of occupying territory in the contested Doumeira region following the departure of Qatari peacekeepers from the location earlier this week. Doumeira is situated northeast of Djibouti and east of Eritrea near the Bab el-Mandeb strait, a strategic waterway at the foot of the Red Sea through which nearly four million barrels of oil are shipped daily to Europe, the United States and Asia   Read More ...
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AU calls for calm as Djibouti-Eritrea border tensions mount
AU calls for calm as Djibouti-Eritrea border tensions mount Nairobi - The African Union on Saturday urged Djibouti and Eritrea to show "restraint" as tensions intensified over a disputed border territory after the withdrawal of Qatari peacekeepers from a buffer zone. Djibouti has accused Eritrea of occupying territory following the departure of the Qatari troops, threatening the revival of a longstanding and at times violent dispute. AU commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat called for "calm, restraint" and said the union would send a "fact-finding mission to the Djibouti-Eritrea border"   Read More ...
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Eritrea says Qatar has not explained 'hasty' withdrawal
Djibouti has accused Eritrean troops of occupying the Dumeira mountain area shortly after Qatar's peacekeepers left earlier this week. Qatar, which is caught up in its own diplomatic clash with other Arab nations, had mediated a territorial dispute between Djibouti and Eritrea. In a statement sent Saturday to The Associated Press, Eritrea's information ministry says Eritrea has not received any explanation from Qatar on its "hasty" withdrawal, which it said occurred "against the backdrop of a turbulent climate   Read More ...
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AU's Mahamat urges restraint in Djibouti-Eritrea border spat, appeals for calm
AU's Mahamat urges restraint in Djibouti-Eritrea border spat, appeals for calm The African Union urged Djibouti and Eritrea to remain calm and exercise restraint on Saturday after Djibouti accused its neighbour of occupying disputed territory along their border following the withdrawal of Qatari peacekeepers. On Friday, Djibouti's Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said Eritrean troops had seized Dumeira Mountain and Dumeira Island, areas the neighbours contest, and his country's military was on alert   Read More ...
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African Union urges restraint in Djibouti-Eritrea border spat
African Union urges restraint in Djibouti-Eritrea border spat The African Union urged Djibouti and Eritrea to remain calm and exercise restraint on Saturday after Djibouti accused its neighbour of occupying disputed territory along their border following the withdrawal of Qatari peacekeepers. On Friday, Djibouti's Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said Eritrean troops had seized Dumeira Mountain and Dumeira Island, areas the neighbours contest, and his country's military was on alert   Read More ...
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African Union urges restraint in Djibouti-Eritrea border spat
The African Union urged Djibouti and Eritrea to remain calm and exercise restraint on Saturday after Djibouti accused its neighbour of occupying disputed territory along their border following the withdrawal of Qatari peacekeepers. On Friday, Djibouti's Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said Eritrean troops had seized Dumeira Mountain and Dumeira Island, areas the neighbours contest, and his country's military was on alert   Read More ...
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African Union urges restraint in Djibouti-Eritrea border spat
African Union urges restraint in Djibouti-Eritrea border spat ADDIS ABABA The African Union urged Djibouti and Eritrea to remain calm and exercise restraint on Saturday after Djibouti accused its neighbor of occupying disputed territory along their border following the withdrawal of Qatari peacekeepers. On Friday, Djibouti's Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said Eritrean troops had seized Dumeira Mountain and Dumeira Island, areas the neighbors contest, and his country's military was on alert   Read More ...
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Djibouti says Eritrean soldiers occupy disputed area
Djibouti has lodged a formal complaint with the African Union accusing soldiers from neighboring Eritrea of occupying a contested mountainous area after Qatari peacekeepers left the region this week, an official said. The move threatens to renew a territorial dispute between the two East African nations that Qatar, now caught up in a diplomatic clash with other Arab nations, has helped to mediate   Read More ...
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Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed territory
Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed territory Djibouti accused Eritrea Friday of occupying disputed territory along their border after Qatar withdrew its peacekeepers.Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said Djibouti's military were "on alert" and that it had lodged complaints to the U.N. and the African Union.Djibouti, a close Western ally, hosts French and U.S. military bases and is the main route to the sea for Eritrea's archfoe Ethiopia   Read More ...
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Djibouti says Eritrean soldiers occupy disputed area
Djibouti says Eritrean soldiers occupy disputed area Addis Ababa - A Djiboutian official says soldiers from neighbouring Eritrea occupied a contested mountainous area shortly after Qatari peacekeepers left the location this week. Qatar said on Wednesday it had pulled all of its troops from the border between the two East African nations. The move came amid a diplomatic dispute with other Arab nations that are trying to isolate Qatar   Read More ...
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Djibouti, Eritrea in territorial dispute after Qatar peacekeepers leave
Djibouti, Eritrea in territorial dispute after Qatar peacekeepers leave ADDIS ABABA: Djibouti accused neighbouring Eritrea on Friday of occupying disputed territory along their border after Qatar withdrew its peacekeepers. Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said Djibouti's military were "on alert" and that it had lodged complaints with the United Nations and the African Union. The United Nations Security Council is due to discuss the situation behind closed doors on Monday, diplomats said   Read More ...
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Djibouti, Eritrea in territorial dispute after Qatar peacekeepers leave
Djibouti accused neighbouring Eritrea on Friday of occupying disputed territory along their border after Qatar withdrew its peacekeepers. Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said Djibouti's military were "on alert" and that it had lodged complaints with the United Nations and the African Union. The United Nations Security Council is due to discuss the situation behind closed doors on Monday, diplomats said   Read More ...
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Djibouti says Eritrean soldiers occupy disputed area
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A Djiboutian official says soldiers from neighboring Eritrea occupied a contested mountainous area shortly after Qatari peacekeepers left the location this week. Qatar said Wednesday it had pulled all of its troops from the border between the two East African nations. The move came amid a diplomatic dispute with other Arab nations that are trying to isolate Qatar   Read More ...
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Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed area
Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed area Djibouti's foreign minister has accused neighbouring Eritrea of occupying a disputed territory along their border shortly after Qatar peacekeepers left the location this week. Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said on Friday Djibouti's military was "on alert" and that it has lodged complaints to the United Nations and the African Union. "Qatari peacekeepers withdrew on June 12 and 13. On the same day, there were Eritrean military movements on the mountain," Ali Youssouf told the Reuters news agency   Read More ...
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Djibouti says Eritrean soldiers occupy disputed area
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A Djiboutian official says soldiers from neighboring Eritrea occupied a contested mountainous area shortly after Qatari peacekeepers left the location this week. Qatar said Wednesday it had pulled all of its troops from the border between the two East African nations. The move came amid a diplomatic dispute with other Arab nations that are trying to isolate Qatar   Read More ...
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Djibouti says Eritrean soldiers occupy disputed area
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – A Djiboutian official says soldiers from neighboring Eritrea occupied a contested mountainous area shortly after Qatari peacekeepers left the location this week. Qatar said Wednesday it had pulled all of its troops from the border between the two East African nations. The move came amid a diplomatic dispute with other Arab nations that are trying to isolate Qatar   Read More ...
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Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed territory after Qatar withdrew peacekeepers
Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said Djibouti's military were "on alert" and that it has lodged complaints to the U.N. and the African Union. Qatar announced that it was pulling its contingent out on June 14, days after the two East African countries sided with Saudi Arabia and its allies in their standoff with Qatar. Doha's foreign ministry did not give a reason for the move but it comes as Doha faces a diplomatic crisis with some of its Arab neighbors   Read More ...
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Qatar pulls peacekeepers from Eritrea-Djibouti border amid Gulf rift
Qatar pulls peacekeepers from Eritrea-Djibouti border amid Gulf rift Qatar's official news agency QNA, citing a source at the Foreign Ministry, reported that the Gulf emirate had informed Djibouti of the decision. It did not give an explanation. The move comes days after Eritrea cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar, following the example of Gulf countries that accused Doha of supporting terrorism, a charge that Doha has repeatedly denied. "The state of Qatar has been an impartial diplomatic mediator in resolving crises and disputes between brotherly and friendly countries and will continue to be a major player in the international community," the unnamed source at the Qatari Foreign Ministry said, according to QNA   Read More ...
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Qatar pulls all its troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border
By MALAK HARB and ELIAS MESERET Associated Press DOHA, Qatar (AP) - Qatar said Wednesday it has pulled all of its troops from the border of Djibouti and Eritrea, east African nations that have a long-running territorial dispute which Doha had helped mediate. Qatar offered no explanation for the move, though it comes amid a diplomatic dispute with other Arab nations that have cut diplomatic ties and now are trying to isolate Qatar from the rest of the world   Read More ...
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Qatar withdraws troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border mission
Qatar withdraws troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border mission Qatar said on Wednesday it had withdrawn its peacekeeping troops from the disputed frontier between Djibouti and Eritrea, after the two East African countries sided with Saudi Arabia and its allies in their standoff with Qatar. Qatar's Foreign Ministry did not give a reason for the move but it comes as Doha faces a diplomatic crisis with some of its Arab neighbours   Read More ...
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Qatar pulls all its troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border
Qatar pulls all its troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border Doha - Qatar said on Wednesday it has pulled all of its troops from the border of Djibouti and Eritrea, east African nations that have a long-running territorial dispute which Doha had helped mediate. Qatar offered no explanation for the move, though it comes amid a diplomatic dispute with other Arab nations that have cut diplomatic ties and now are trying to isolate Qatar from the rest of the world   Read More ...
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Qatar pulls all its troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border
Qatar pulls all its troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border Doha, Qatar — Qatar said Wednesday it has pulled all of its troops from the border of Djibouti and Eritrea, east African nations that have a long-running territorial dispute which Doha had helped mediate. Qatar offered no explanation for the move, though it comes amid a diplomatic dispute with other Arab nations that have cut diplomatic ties and now are trying to isolate Qatar from the rest of the world   Read More ...
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Qatar pulls troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border amid dispute with Arab nations
Qatar pulls troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border amid dispute with Arab nations DOHA—Qatar said Wednesday it has pulled all of its troops from the border of Djibouti and Eritrea, east African nations that have a long-running territorial dispute which Doha had helped mediate.   Read More ...
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Qatar pulls all its troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border
DOHA, Qatar -- Qatar said Wednesday it had pulled all of its troops from the border of Djibouti and Eritrea, East African nations that have a long-running territorial dispute which Doha had helped mediate. Qatar offered no explanation for the move, though it comes amid a diplomatic dispute with other Arab nations that have cut diplomatic ties and now are trying to isolate Qatar from the rest of the world   Read More ...
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Qatar withdraws peacekeepers from Djibouti-Eritrea border
Qatar withdraws peacekeepers from Djibouti-Eritrea border DOHA. Qatar has withdrawn its peacekeeping troops from the Djibouti-Eritrea border, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday, after years of mediating in a territorial dispute between the two African states. "The State of Qatar informed the government of Djibouti that it has withdrawn all its troops deployed on the border line in Djiboutian territory," a ministry statement said. The ministry said Qatar had been an "impartial diplomatic mediator" in the dispute between Djibouti and Eritrea, which led to armed clashes in 2010   Read More ...
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Qatar withdraws peacekeepers from Djibouti-Eritrea border
Qatar withdraws peacekeepers from Djibouti-Eritrea border Qatar has withdrawn its peacekeeping troops from the Djibouti-Eritrea border, the foreign ministry said today, after years of mediating in a territorial dispute between the two African states. “The state of Qatar informed the government of Djibouti that it has withdrawn all its troops deployed on the border line in Djiboutian territory,” a ministry statement said. The ministry said Qatar had been an “impartial diplomatic mediator” in the dispute between Djibouti and Eritrea, which led to armed clashes in 2010   Read More ...
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Qatar withdraws troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border mission
Qatar withdraws troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border mission Qatar has withdrawn its troops from the border between Djibouti and Eritrea, where the Gulf state has been acting as mediator in a border dispute, the Qatari Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. It did not give reason for the withdrawal but the move comes as Qatar faces a major diplomatic crisis with some of its Gulf Arab neighbours. They cut ties a week ago, accusing Doha of backing Islamist militancy and Iran   Read More ...
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Qatar withdraws peacekeepers from Djibouti-Eritrea border
Qatar has withdrawn its peacekeeping troops from the Djibouti-Eritrea border, the foreign ministry said today, after years of mediating in a territorial dispute between the two African states. "The state of Qatar informed the government of Djibouti that it has withdrawn all its troops deployed on the border line in Djiboutian territory," a ministry statement said. The ministry said Qatar had been an "impartial diplomatic mediator" in the dispute between Djibouti and Eritrea, which led to armed clashes in 2010   Read More ...
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Qatar withdraws troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border mission
Qatar has withdrawn its troops from the border between Djibouti and Eritrea, where the Gulf state has been acting as mediator in a border dispute, the Qatari Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. It did not give reason for the withdrawal but the move comes as Qatar faces a major diplomatic crisis with some of its Gulf Arab neighbours. They cut ties a week ago, accusing Doha of backing Islamist militancy and Iran   Read More ...
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Qatar pulls all its troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border
DOHA, Qatar – Qatar said Wednesday it had pulled all of its troops from the border of Djibouti and Eritrea, East African nations that have a long-running territorial dispute which Doha had helped mediate. Qatar offered no explanation for the move, though it comes amid a diplomatic dispute with other Arab nations that have cut diplomatic ties and now are trying to isolate Qatar from the rest of the world   Read More ...
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Qatar withdraws troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border mission
DOHA Qatar has withdrawn its troops from the border between Djibouti and Eritrea, where the Gulf state has been acting as mediator in a border dispute, the Qatari Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. It did not give reason for the withdrawal but the move comes as Qatar faces a major diplomatic crisis with some of its Gulf Arab neighbors. They cut ties a week ago, accusing Doha of backing Islamist militancy and Iran   Read More ...
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Qatar pulls all its troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Qatar said Wednesday it had pulled all of its troops from the border of Djibouti and Eritrea, East African nations that have a long-running territorial dispute which Doha had helped mediate. Qatar offered no explanation for the move, though it comes amid a diplomatic dispute with other Arab nations that have cut diplomatic ties and now are trying to isolate Qatar from the rest of the world   Read More ...
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Qatar pulls all its troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Qatar said Wednesday it had pulled all of its troops from the border of Djibouti and Eritrea, East African nations that have a long-running territorial dispute which Doha had helped mediate. Qatar offered no explanation for the move, though it comes amid a diplomatic dispute with other Arab nations that have cut diplomatic ties and now are trying to isolate Qatar from the rest of the world   Read More ...
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Heydar Aliyev Foundation sends medical equipment to Djibouti (PHOTO)
Heydar Aliyev Foundation sends medical equipment to Djibouti (PHOTO) Baku, Azerbaijan, June 12. The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has donated medical equipment to the Health Ministry of the Republic of Djibouti. In this connection, a ceremony of presenting the medical equipment took place at the Central Hospital of the Republic of Djibouti. Information was given at the ceremony about the humanitarian projects implemented by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in Azerbaijan and foreign countries   Read More ...
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Djibouti downgrades Qatar relations
Djibouti: Djibouti announced on Wednesday it will downgrade its diplomatic representation with Qatar. In a statement the government of Djibouti said the decision was made in solidarity with the international alliance against terrorism and the GCC and Arab countries that joined the move. Djibouti renewed its keenness to maintain good relations with Arab countries. Djibouti's step came after the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt severed relations with Qatar on Monday   Read More ...
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Djibouti takes EA maritime business rivalry to Kenya with new port
Kenya joint pact with Ethiopia and South Sudan to build a corridor linking their economies to the 32-berth port being built at Lamu.   Read More ...
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KUHUSU ZIARA YA DR. SHEIN NCHINI DJIBOUTI
*THE CIVIC UNITED FRONT – CUF CHAMA CHA WANANCHI.* *KUHUSU ZIARA YA DR. SHEIN NCHINI DJIBOUTI .* *Imetolewa 12 May 2017.* Djibouti ni nchi iliyo pembeni mwa Africa, Kusini mwa Red Sea ambapo Kusini mwa nchi hiyo imepakana na Eritrea, Magharibi imepakana na Ethiopia na Mashariki ya Kusini imepakana na Somalia. Djibouti ni nchi yenye eneo la kilomita square 23, 200 na jumla ya watu 846,687 ambao wanatokana na makundi mawili makubwa, moja likiwa ni kundi la Somali lenye asilimia 60% ya wakaazi na jengine ni Afar lenye asilimia 35% ya wakaazi na asilimia 5% ni makundi mengine madogo   Read More ...
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