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China dispatches troops to set up military base in Djibouti

July 11, 2017 10:30 pm
China dispatches troops to set up military base in Djibouti

The photo shows China’s aircraft carrier Liaoning on July 7, 2017. (Reuters) China has dispatched its naval forces to the Horn of Africa to set up an army base in Djibouti, where several global players have a military presence.   Members of China’s People’s Liberation Army marked the incident at […]

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UN Security Council urges Djibouti, Eritrea to end border dispute

June 20, 2017 10:30 pm
UN Security Council urges Djibouti, Eritrea to end border dispute

The UN Security Council urges Djibouti and Eritrea to resolve their border dispute peacefully. The UN Security Council have urged Djibouti and Eritrea to resolve their border dispute peacefully after tensions flared following the withdrawal of Qatari peacekeepers from a buffer zone. Djibouti accused Eritrea of moving its forces into […]

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Qatar pulls troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border

June 14, 2017 1:37 am
Qatar pulls troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border

A Qatar Airways plane lands at the Hamad International Airport in the Qatari capital Doha on June 12, 2017. (Photo by AFP) 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 […]

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Saudi Arabia mulls military base in Djibouti amid Yemen crisis

December 4, 2016 8:30 pm
Saudi Arabia mulls military base in Djibouti amid Yemen crisis

Djibouti’s Foreign Minister Mahmoud Ali Youssouf (Photo by AP) Djibouti says Saudi Arabia is planning to set up a military base in the African country amid the Riyadh regime’s deadly military campaign against neighboring Yemen. In an interview with the Saudi-owned newspaper Asharq al-Awsatreleased on Sunday, Djibouti’s Foreign Minister Mahmoud Ali Youssouf […]

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Djibouti (country)

December 10, 2012 12:44 am

Djibouti (country), republic in northeastern Africa, strategically located at the strait of Bab el Mandeb, which links the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden. The small country takes its name from its capital and only large city, Djibouti. Located at the intersection of trade routes connecting the Indian Ocean with the Mediterranean […]

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