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DP World has said it will pursue legal action against the Djibouti government after the part nationalisation of a port part-owned by the Dubai-based company.

The Horn of Africa country has defied threats by the UAE and nationalised a port on the Djibouti coast.

Trump's trade war sees Chinese gains in the Gulf

Elisabeth Siegel

Trump's trade war sees Chinese gains in the Gulf

Comment: The UAE and China have found love in the middle of a trade war, writes Elisabeth Siegel.

UAE, China sign raft of deals after Xi visit

The New Arab

UAE, China sign raft of deals after Xi visit

The United Arab Emirates and China agreed to set up a "comprehensive strategic partnership" as President Xi Jinping wrapped up a three-day visit ...

Somalia urges UN action against UAE 'violations' in Somaliland

The New Arab

Somalia urges UN action against UAE 'violations' in Somaliland

Somalia has called on the UN to take action over the establishment of a UAE military base in the breakaway region of Somaliland.

Rose Worden

Using local instability, UAE sows discord in Somalia

Comment: The UAE is taking advantage of regional fragmentation throughout Yemen, Somaliland and Puntland to strike long term commercial deals, writes Rose Worden.

The New Arab

Dubai accuses Djibouti of seizing DP World port

Dubai is seeking international arbitration after the Djibouti government ended a long-term concession for a UAE-company operating the container ...

Robert Cusack

Qatar breaks food blockade with two new shipping routes

Qatar's national shipping company announced that six ships loaded with food would dock in Doha each week, after a regional diplomatic spat ...

The New Arab

Sufficient stocks, Hamad Port, a lifeline for 'besieged' Qatar

Doha has moved to reassure citizens and residents over the availability of sufficient stocks of food and various consumer goods, as a de facto ...

UAE base in Somaliland soon to launch military operations

The New Arab

UAE base in Somaliland soon to launch military operations

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

The New Arab & agencies

Somaliland agrees to UAE military base in northern port

Somalia's breakaway northern territory of Somaliland has said the United Arab Emirates can establish a military base in its territory.

A double-edged operation for UAE in Gulf of Aden

Amal Nasser

A double-edged operation for UAE in Gulf of Aden

Comment: Under the guise of participating in the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen, UAE is actually looking after its broader ...

Building the Southern Silk Road

Vijay Prashad

Building the Southern Silk Road

Comment: Asia's regional geopolitics are being shaken up as infrastructure projects make allies of India, Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan and China, ...

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