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BREAKING NEWS:Egypt and U.A.E. Said to Secretly Bomb Militias in Libya

libya_weerarCAIRO — Twice in the last seven days, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have secretly launched airstrikes against Islamist-allied militias battling for control of Tripoli, Libya, four senior American officials said, in a major escalation of a regional power struggle set off by Arab Spring revolts.
The United States, the officials said, was caught by surprise: Egypt and the Emirates, both close allies and military partners, acted without informing Washington, leaving the Obama administration on the sidelines. Egyptian officials explicitly denied to American diplomats that their military played any role in the operation, the officials said, in what appeared a new blow to already strained relations between Washington and Cairo.

Somalia faces return of arms embargo ;THE EAST AFRICAN

hubka_ururista_somaliyaeThe reported diversion to Al Shabaab of weapons shipped to Somalia government forces is “a very serious concern” for the United Nations Security Council, its president said last week.
The government’s performance in safeguarding its arsenals will factor heavily in a planned review of the current suspension of a UN embargo on arms exports to Somalia, UNSC president and UK UN ambassador Mark Grant told The EastAfrican.
Mr Grant, whose country holds the UNSC’s rotating presidency for the month of August, made his comments in an interview in New York days after returning from a Council visit to Somalia.

Qatar opens embassy in Somalia

HASSAN0Mogadishu: Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud met the chargé d’affaires of Qatar’s Embassy in Mogadishu, Hassan bin Hamza Assad Mohammed, on the occasion of the opening of the Qatari mission in Somalia. 
The Charge d’affaires conveyed the greetings of the Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to the Somali president and his wishes for good health and happiness and continued progress and prosperity for Somalia. 
On his part, President Mahmoud entrusted the Charge d’affaires to convey his greetings to the Emir and his wishes for his continued good health and happiness and progress and prosperity for the leadership of Qatar and its people. 

Hargeisa, bustling capital of a country free of aid

hargeysa2sIt is not as picturesque as Kigali, but I hope you will enjoy your stay in Hargeisa,” so said an elderly man I encountered soon after I arrived in the capital of the Republic of Somaliland, over two weeks ago. I was in town to attend the Hargeisa International Book Fair.

Yemen, Somalia, Djibouti discuss cooperation to curb refugees' flow

yemen_som_ethADDIS ABABA, (Saba)- Deputy Foreign Minister Amir al-Aidaroos on Thursday met separately in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, Interior Minister of Djibouti and Somali Foreign Minister.
During the meetings, al-Aidaroos discussed with the two ministers the bilateral relations between Yemen and each country of them and ways to boost them.
They stressed the importance of enhancing the cooperation between Yemen and the Horn of Africa countries to find solutions to curb the flow of refugees, benefiting from the other countries' experiences in implementing the voluntary return of Somali refugees to their country. 

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