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A landmark meeting in July between leaders of the two countries ended decades of diplomatic and armed battles between the two sides.

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.

<em>Djibouti</em> defies UAE by nationalising container port

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Djibouti defies UAE by nationalising container port

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

Houthis urge 'resistance' as Yemen peace talks collapse

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Houthis urge 'resistance' as Yemen peace talks collapse

The Houthi leader has urged for people to take up arms in 'resistance' following the failure of UN-brokered peace talks.

'We just didn't make it': Yemen peace talks collapse

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'We just didn't make it': Yemen peace talks collapse

Peace talks in Geneva have failed to get off the ground after a Houthi no-show.

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Somalia, Eritrea reconcile as change sweeps Horn of Africa

Somali President Mohammed Abdullahi Mohamed's three-day visit to Asmara coincides with an extraordinary peace process between Eritrea and Ethiopia - part of dizzying change in a region burdened by war.

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Oil prices spike after Saudi halts shipments after attack

Futures for Brent crude, the international oil benchmark, hit $74.83 per barrel before falling back in later day trading to $73.99, up 6 cents.

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Saudi-led coalition forces Red Cross plane to land

The Saudi-led coalition forced a Red Cross aircraft heading to Djibouti to land after flying over Yemen.

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Two blasts hit Somalia's security ministry

The al-Qaeda aligned Shabaab militant group claimed responsibility for two blasts targeting Somalia's internal security compound near the ...

Ethiopia subjects prisoners to 'nonstop routine of abuse': HRW

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Ethiopia subjects prisoners to 'nonstop routine of abuse': HRW

Ethiopia's first Muslim Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed should urgently order investigations into the horrific situation, Human Rights Watch said.

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UN warns attack on Yemen port threatens innocent civilians

UN warns a military attack or siege by Yemeni pro-government forces supported by US-backed, Saudi-led coalition on the port city of Hodeida will ...

Dozens of migrants drown off the shore of Yemen

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Dozens of migrants drown off the shore of Yemen

The United Nations Migration Agency said dozens of migrants drowned after their boat capsized off the shore of Yemen.

Somali leader urges calm after clashes in disputed north

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Somali leader urges calm after clashes in disputed north

Somalia's leader urged for calm after clashes in the disputed north left at least 20 troops dead, according to local elders.

One dead after cyclone hits war-torn Yemen

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One dead after cyclone hits war-torn Yemen

Dangerous flooding has hit the southern coast of Yemen with weather agencies warning the heavy rainfall could promote the spread of cholera.

Beyond hegemony and a liberal international order

Gordon Adams

Beyond hegemony and a liberal international order

Comment: It's time for America to realise it is increasingly irrelevant on the global stage, writes Gordon Adams.

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UN extends Somalia peacekeeping mission

The African Union Mission in Somalia will extend its peacekeeping mission in Somalia, amid ongoing attacks on the force by the al-Shabab group.

Paul McLoughlin

Eritrea's Qatar attacks don't come out the blue

Analysis: UAE and Saudi designs on the Red Sea have seen East Africa's Eritrea join the blockade of Qatar. Asmara's rhetoric against Doha now ...

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Hundreds of African migrants detained in Yemen's Aden

More than 600 migrants who fled a range of countries along the Horn of Africa are detained and awaiting deportation in Yemen's temporary capital.

Robert Springborg

Saudi megaproject harnesses Egypt's Sinai, but at what cost?

Comment: For Mohammed bin Salman, $10 billion is not an investment in Egypt's future, so much as a payment to its military for supporting his ...

Using local instability, UAE sows discord in Somalia

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, ...

Imad K. Harb

Trump, a mediator in the GCC crisis?

Comment: The Trump administration has emphasised the importance of GCC unity since the blockade of Qatar began, writes Imad K. Harb.

Dubai accuses <em>Djibouti</em> of seizing DP World port

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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 ...

Trump's 'sovereignty safeguards' leave Yemeni refugees for dead

Rose Worden

Trump's 'sovereignty safeguards' leave Yemeni refugees for dead

Comment: The US is opting out of global solutions to share responsibility for the burden of migration which it has promulgated, writes Rose ...

Dozens of migrants fleeing to Africa drown off Yemen

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Dozens of migrants fleeing to Africa drown off Yemen

An overcrowded boat carrying African migrants from Yemen to Djibouti capsized earlier this week, killing 30 people, the UN has reported

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