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Islamic State-affiliated fighters in Somalia release first official video

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

The Horn of Africa nation has a small but growing presence of Islamic State-affiliated fighters.        

Somalia: The Informal Economy of an Anarchist State

Created in 1960 via the union of newly independent British and Italian Somaliland, the coastal country in the Horn of Africa has a long history of instability, insurgency, and anarchy. Less than a decade after its creation, the elected...Show More Summary

Legalising rhino horn trade—don't charge in blind

Between 2008 and 2016, poachers killed more than 7100 rhinos in Africa. South Africa, which has nearly 80% of Africa's rhinos, was the worst affected country, with more than 1000 rhinos killed each year over the last four years.

New Rumblings In The Horn Of Africa Over Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam

Authored by Andrew Korybko via Oriental Review, Tensions are rising between Egypt and Ethiopia over the latter’s Grand Renaissance Dam. Cairo recently reiterated its longstanding position that it’s against Addis Ababa’s constructionShow More Summary

What Do We Call “The Middle East”?

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Author Adam Valen Levinson tells us, it depends how well you know roses. Column by Adam Valen Levinson I’d written a book about the Arabian Peninsula and Central Asia and Egypt and the Levant and the Horn of Africa and pockets of modern Mesopotamia — and it needed a subtitle. Show More Summary

I’m Not Called to Keep My Kids from Danger

I can’t keep my kids safe. But I can prepare them for a life of faithfulness. Fifteen years ago, my husband and I did the riskiest thing we could imagine and took a job in the Horn of Africa. People often responded by asking, “Are you...Show More Summary

US strikes Islamic State in Somalia for first time, killing 'several terrorists'

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

  The US conducted a pair of drone strikes against Islamic State fighters in Somalia on Friday, the first time America has hit the jihadists in the Horn of Africa nation, officials said. The strikes occurred in northeastern Somalia and killed "several terrorists," the US military’s Africa Command said in a statement. Show More Summary

Promote peace, China's Xi tells soldiers at first overseas base

BEIJING (Reuters) - Troops serving at China's first overseas military base, in the Horn of Africa country of Djibouti, should help promote peace and stability, President Xi Jinping told them in a video chat, encouraging them to promote a good image.

A legal trade in rhino horn could be twice as big as illegal one

Legalising the trade in rhino horn from South Africa could match black market supply and maybe even double it, with the aim of driving poachers out of business

A legal trade in rhino horn could be twice as big as illegal one

Legalising the trade in rhino horn from South Africa could match black market supply and maybe even double it, with the aim of driving poachers out of business

14 brutal, beautiful images from this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest

The winning photo from the 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest is dark and bloody: A black rhino lies dead on the ground in South Africa's Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park game reserve, its horn brutally sawed off. Other winning photos...Show More Summary

At Awash Ethiopian Restaurant in Miami Gardens, Taste the Horn of Africa

There are many ways to eat raw beef, but Ethiopians do it best. At Awash Ethiopian Restaurant (19934 NW Second Ave., Miami Gardens; 305-770-5100; awashmiami.com), the national treasure called kitfo ($12.99) arrives on a gleaming metal platter heaped with finely diced raw beef and seasoned with clarified butter perfumed with...

Somalia truck bombing toll over 300, scores remain missing

More than 300 people were killed in the weekend truck bombing in Somalia's capital and scores remained missing, authorities said Monday, as the fragile Horn of Africa nation reeled from one of the world's worst attacks in years.

'Really Horrendous.' Truck Bombing Is Now Deadliest Attack in Somalia

The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in Somalia's capital rose to 189 with more than 200 injured, making it the deadliest single attack ever in the Horn of Africa nation, police and hospital sources said Sunday...

Somalia's top military chiefs resign, no reason given

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Two of Somalia's highest-ranking military officials have resigned, state outlets said on Thursday, in moves that could deal a blow to the war-torn Horn of Africa country's efforts to fight Islamist militants.

Drying and cooling climate may have led to migration from Africa into Eurasia

Researchers have found that around 70,000 years ago, climate in the Horn of Africa shifted from a wet phase called "Green Sahara" to even drier than the region is now.

Woman Jailed Only 3 Years for Dumping Her Newborn Baby in a Bag on the Side of the Road

A woman convicted of killing her newborn baby girl in Germany will spend three years behind bars, a court decided Wednesday. The Daily Mail reports the woman, Rozina G., 23, of Eritrea in the Horn of Africa, threw her newborn daughter into a shopping bag and left her along the side of the road in […]

Karuturi demands compensation from Ethiopia for failed land deal

3 months agoIndustries / Agriculture : Grain

Karuturi Global Ltd., an Indian flower grower, demanded compensation from the Ethiopian government for a series of failed land deals as it prepares to exit the Horn of Africa nation.

Turkey sets up largest overseas army base in Somalia

Ankara move is part of efforts to increase foothold in the in the Horn of Africa country.

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