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What a town in Djibouti could teach Europe about refugees

A Yemeni child shouts on April 13, 2015 at a refugee boarding facility run by the UN High Commission for Refugees at Obock, a small port town in Djibouti located on the northern shore of the Gulf of Tadjoura, where it opens out into the Gulf of Aden. The UN said that at least 900 people had arrived in the Horn of Africa in the past 10 days including 344 Yemenis who sought refuge in Djibouti even as fresh Saudi-led air strikes pounded rebel positions across south Yemen on April 13. AFP PHOTO/Tony KARUMBA / AFP PHOTO / TONY KARUMBA

A Yemeni child shouts on April 13, 2015 at a refugee boarding facility run by the UN High Commission for Refugees at Obock, a small port town in Djibouti located on the northern shore of the Gulf of Tadjoura, where it opens out into the Gulf of Aden. The UN said that at least 900 people had arrived in the Horn of Africa in the past 10 days including More...

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By admin On Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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Hundreds of Yemenis with U.S. visas stranded in Djibouti amid Trump travel ban

Yemenis gather for a meeting Monday with American lawyer Julie Goldberg, who is helping them with their cases, in Djibouti city, Djibouti. Hundreds of Yemenis with U.S. visas are stranded in the tiny African state More...

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By admin On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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King Salman Center to expand and equip a Yemeni School in Djibouti

Djibouti – SPA     Yemeni Minister of Local Administration and Chairman of Relief Higher Committee Abdul Raqib Fatah discussed here yesterday with Djiboutian officials the issues of Yemeni refugees, ways More...

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By admin On Saturday, October 15th, 2016
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A Homemade Museum for Yemeni Refugees in Djibouti

The Markazi refugee camp is a short trip by auto rickshaw from the town of Obock, in northern Djibouti. Photograph by Lex Niarchos   The desert plain between the Gulf of Aden and the Mabla Mountains, More...

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By admin On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
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Ethiopia – Djibouti railway inaugurated

AFRICA: Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and President of Djibouti Ismail Omar Guelleh officially inaugurated the 756 km Chinese-built railway linking their countries with a ceremony in Addis More...

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By admin On Monday, October 3rd, 2016
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Why China and Saudi Arabia Are Building Bases in Djibouti

(Huffington post)- China and Saudi Arabia are building military bases next door to US AFRICOM in Djibouti—and bringing the consequences of American withdrawal from the region into stark relief. Click here to More...

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By admin On Monday, October 3rd, 2016
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Djibouti: Dikhil children to get new schoolhouse addition by US Task Force

(CJTF-HOA) A team from the 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, traveled to Dikhil, Djibouti, and met with village elders and community members Sept. 27, 2016, to More...

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By admin On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Azerbaijan, Djibouti mull prospects of military co-op

Baku – APA. Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov met with his Djiboutian counterpart within the framework of the second Azerbaijan International Defense Exhibition – ADEX 2016 in Baku Sept. 27.   The More...

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By admin On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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Djibouti Bets Big On Chinese Energy Demand

Construction work is set to begin on a $4 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) pipeline project, underscoring Djibouti’s efforts to strengthen its status as an energy trans-shipment hub for East Africa. Officially More...

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By admin On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Djibouti becomes Afreximbank participating state

The President of Djibouti, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, has announced the country’s accession to the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) Establishment Agreement, making it a participating state of the continental More...