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UK must act now to help mediate in Qatar

15 June, 2017

Comment: Macron is leading negotiations, but he will need the backing of a more familiar face in the region, and the UK qualifies to fill this role, writes Marcus Hendriks.

Qatar withdraws troops from East Africa peacekeeping mission

14 June, 2017

Qatar said 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.

UAE base in Somaliland soon to launch military operations

30 May, 2017

The foreign minister of Somaliland, who was once vociferous in his opposition to the military base, said it would become operational in the near future.

Domestic workers death rate 'doubles' in Lebanon

16 May, 2017

Migrant workers in Lebanon are dying at a rate of two every week, Lebanon's intelligence agency says, as rights for domestic employees in the country continue to stagnate.

Egypt 'to build naval base on Eritrea's Nora island'

29 April, 2017

The Eritrean opposition have released details on a new Egyptian naval port - but questions have emerged in Ethiopia over Cairo's real motivations for the hyper-expensive infrastructure project.

Sudan union urges expulsion of Egyptian journalists over entry-ban

26 April, 2017

The Sudanese journalists' union is calling for the expulsion of Egyptian journalists from the country after Cairo refused entry to two Sudanese journalists who had travelled to Egypt.

The Middle East: Where press freedom goes to die

26 April, 2017

A new report on media freedom has shown the Middle East to be the worst region in the world for journalists, with a median position of 145 out of 180.

56 jail terms for Egypt shipwreck disaster

26 March, 2017

An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 56 people to prison terms of between seven and 10 years over the deaths at sea of at least 202 people in September.

Turkey sends aid and soldiers to Somalia

20 March, 2017

Somalia's embattled army is about to get a boost as Turkey announced its troops will help train soldiers fighting al-Shabaab militants.

Turkey sends aid, opens biggest military-base abroad in Somalia

20 March, 2017

Turkey will open three military training camps in Mogadishu to help the country train a professional army and improve the country's security situation.

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