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A Djibouti soldier along the border with Eritrea after conflict flared in 2008.
Qatar’s conflict with neighbours can set Horn of Africa alight

Tuesday 20 June 2017 09:24

It began as a squabble between Arab allies, but the standoff between Qatar and its neighbours is threatening to engulf the Horn of Africa.

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24 killed in air raid on Yemen market

Sunday 18 June 2017 16:30

At least 24 civilians were killed in an air raid on Sunday in northern Yemen, a medical official and witnesses said.

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Legal experts said Trump's tweets could complicate his legal team's defense of the ban.
Trump complicates travel ban case by grumbling at Justice Dept

Tuesday 6 June 2017 06:07

US President Donald Trump accused his own Justice Department on Monday of watering down his temporary travel ban on people from several predominantly Muslim countries, potentially hurting his case

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The UN is concerned about the stiuation in Yemen.
Yemen on brink of collapse

Tuesday 30 May 2017 20:52

The situation in Yemen is spiralling towards total social, economic and institutional collapse with more than 17 million people.

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Humanitarian aid agencies are racing against time to save lives and avoid a repeat of 2011 when the famine claimed at least quarter a million lives.
The humanitarian crisis in Somalia is worsening

Friday 19 May 2017 15:22

At least 230 children are currently receiving lifesaving assistance in an ICRC run nutritional centre in Baidoa well beyond its 150 bed capacity compared to 100 children at this time last year.

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South Africa still a 'fragile' state: Fund for Peace rankings

Monday 15 May 2017 21:00

South Africa has deteriorated on an independent ranking of the world’s most fragile states, coming in at 96 out of 178 countries.

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US continues working with Aid Donors to avert famine in Africa

Friday 31 March 2017 06:44

The US will continue working with international partners to provide humanitarian aid to help populations at risk from famine in Africa.

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Millions under threat of starvation in Somalia, Yemen

Wednesday 22 March 2017 21:11

The International Red Cross says the world has just three months to stop the situation in Somalia and Yemen where millions of people are under threat of starvation.

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31 Somalis killed in raid off Yemen coast

Friday 17 March 2017 14:08

Thirty-one Somali refugees were killed off the coast of Yemen late on Thursday when a helicopter attacked the boat they were travelling in.

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World faces worst humanitarian crisis since WWII: UN

Saturday 11 March 2017 15:39

The United Nations is warning that the world is facing its worst humanitarian crisis since the end of World War II.

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New Trump travel order expected in coming days - Pence

Wednesday 1 March 2017 20:20

US President Donald Trump plans to finalize a new order limiting travel to the United States in the coming days.

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Women carry boxes of nutritional food delivered by the United Nations World Food Programme (UN WFP), in Rubkuai village, Unity State, South Sudan.
UN urgently seeks $4 bln aid to avert famine for 20 mln in Africa

Thursday 23 February 2017 14:01

More than $4 billion is needed by the end of March to help nearly 20 million people who risk starvation in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the United Nations says.

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Yemen remains dire as heavy fighting continues

Sunday 12 February 2017 08:58

The situation in Yemen has been described as extremely dire after two years of continued heavy fighting.

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A squadron of UAE Mirage fighter planes such as this one at the Dubai Airshow are stationed in Eritrea for Yemeni operations.
Money from the Middle East fuelling tensions in the Horn of Africa

Friday 10 February 2017 07:00

Relations between the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula go back centuries, with trade playing a key component in binding their people together.

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A US District Judge suspended Trump's ban, opening a window for people from the seven affected countries to enter the country.
Appeals court to hear arguments on Trump's travel ban

Tuesday 7 February 2017 08:15

The US Justice Department will face off with opponents in a federal appeals court on Tuesday over the fate of President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban.

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The technology companies expected to sign the letter include Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google, Twitter Inc, Microsoft Corp and Yahoo Inc.
Technology firms to urge Trump to alter US travel ban

Monday 6 February 2017 07:47

Donald Trump issued an executive order imposing a 90-day ban affecting citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen and a 120-day bar on all refugees.

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President Donald Trump on Sunday ramped up his criticism of a federal judge who blocked a travel ban on seven mainly Muslim nations.
Trump steps up attack on judge, court system over travel ban

Monday 6 February 2017 06:43

In a series of tweets that broadened his attack on the country's judiciary, Donald Trump said Americans should blame US District Judge James Robart and the court system if anything happened.

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Donald Trump's January 27 executive order had suspended refugee admissions for 120 days and indefinitely barred Syrian refugees.
US will win appeal of judge's travel ban order: Trump

Sunday 5 February 2017 06:41

Donald Trump said the Justice Department will win an appeal filed late on Saturday of a judge's order lifting a travel ban he had imposed on citizens of seven mainly Muslim countries.

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While the exact implications of the US threat were unclear, the new administration signaled that President Donald Trump intended to do more, possibly including imposing new sanctions.
Trump adopts aggressive posture toward Iran after missile launch

Thursday 2 February 2017 12:49

The White House put Iran "on notice" on Wednesday for test-firing a ballistic missile and said it was reviewing how to respond.

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U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order he said would impose tighter vetting to prevent foreign terrorists from entering the United States at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S., January 27.
Trump implements in soft Muslim ban

Saturday 28 January 2017 06:17

President Donald Trump on Friday put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the United States and temporarily barred visitors from Syria and six other Muslim-majority countries.

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