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  1. Will Djibouti be Africa's Dubai? Fast modernising, it's kept its soulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | South China Morning Post

    Not that long ago, Djibouti was known for little more than French legionnaires, atrocious heat and being at the other end of a railway line to Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia. English novelist Evelyn Waugh was appalled by its "intolerable desolation", declaring it a "country of dust and boulders, utterly devoid of any sign of life".

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  2. Djibouti Says Eritrea Seized Disputed TerritoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | Voice of America

    Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh arrives for a Reuters interview at his home in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on Jan. 30, 2016. Djibouti has accused Eritrea of occupying disputed territory along their border after Qatar withdrew a peacekeeping force earlier this week.

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  3. Heydar Aliyev Foundation sends medical equipment to DjiboutiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 13 | Today.Az

    The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has donated medical equipment to the Health Ministry of Djibouti. A ceremony of presenting the medical equipment took place at the Central Hospital of the Republic of Djibouti.

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  4. Heydar Aliyev Foundation sends medical equipment to DjiboutiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has donated medical equipment to the Health Ministry of the Republic of Djibouti. In this connection, a ceremony of presenting the medical equipment took place at the Central Hospital of the Republic of Djibouti.

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  5. New World Bank Project in Djibouti to Fund Electricity Connections...Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 4 | PressReleasePoint

    In support of the government of Djibouti's goal of achieving universal access to electricity by 2035, the World Bank is launching a new project to bring the benefits of electricity to around 14,000 of the poorest households . The new US$23.3 million project will expand on infrastructure built in the poorest neighborhood of the capital Djibouti-city to connect more households to the national grid, provide more street lighting, extend power lines to the less developed interior of the country for the first time, and finance the development of a national plan to harness the country's immense renewable energy potential.

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  6. Forty-five blows against democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Le Monde diplomatique

    ... Generalissimo Francisco Franco, South Korea under Park Chung-hee, Bahrain under King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, and Djibouti under four-term President Ismail Omar Guelleh, to name just four. Many of the 45 present-day undemocratic U.S. base hosts ...

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  7. US Imperialism Loves AutocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Common Dreams

    ... Generalissimo Francisco Franco, South Korea under Park Chung-hee, Bahrain under King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, and Djibouti under four-term President Ismail Omar Guelleh, to name just four. Many of the 45 present-day undemocratic U.S. base hosts ...

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  8. China and the U.S. Are About to Be NeighborsRead the original story

    May 15, 2017 | Conde Nast Traveler

    ... navy base just five miles down the road. Both bases are located in, of all places, the tiny African nation of Djibouti. Djibouti is the least populous nation in mainland Africa, and one of the smallest in area as well. (Only Gambia and Swaziland are ...

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  9. Ilham Aliyev meets Djibouti's National Assembly presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received a delegation led by President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Djibouti Mohamed Ali Houmed. President Aliyev expressed his confidence that the visit of Mohamed Ali Houmed will play a significant role in the development of Azerbaijan-Djibouti relations and that various aspects of cooperation will be widely discussed during the visit.

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  10. Ilham Aliyev meets delegation led by Djibouti's National Assembly presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received a delegation led by President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Djibouti Mohamed Ali Houmed.

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  11. President Aliyev receives delegation of Djibouti [PHOTO]Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Today.Az

    Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Djibouti Mohamed Ali Houmed in Baku on May 2.

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  12. Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Shunsuke Takei's...Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | World News Report

    His Excellency Mr. Shunsuke Takei, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, is scheduled to visit the Kingdom of Morocco, the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of Djibouti from May 1 to 6. In Morocco and Nigeria, Parliamentary Vice-Minister Takei is scheduled to exchange views with key government officials, among others, as the head of the Public and Private Sector Joint Mission for Promoting Trade and Investment in Africa. This will be the tenth mission of its kind, and approximately 50 people are scheduled to participate in the mission from Japan's business community, relevant government agencies and organizations.

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  13. Africa: IGAD and Why Regional Integration in Africa Is DesirableRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    ... (IGAD), a regional integration community of the Horn of Africa states comprising Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Djibouti, South Sudan and, of course, Sudan. In spite of all its challenges, IGAD represents the value of cooperation on the African continent. ...

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  14. SitRep: Mattis in Kabul, Taliban Hit U.S. Base; North Korea Warns...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Yahoo!

    ... forces still regularly torture suspects in their custody. Frequent flyer. Prior to landing in Kabul, Mattis visited Djibouti, the tiny east African country that hosts a U.S. base that is a key part of Washington's drone war in the Middle East and ...

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  15. Djibouti: Pentagon Chief Visits Djibouti, Sole US Base in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has visited Djibouti, the tiny east African nation that is home to the United States' only military base on the continent, in his sweeping tour of the Middle East and Horn of Africa. Mattis called Djibouti, located on the Bab el-Maned strait, an "important geographic crossroads."

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  16. U.S. warns piracy has returned to waters off SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | MarketWatch

    ... Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who is winding up a trip through the Middle East and North Africa. Mattis stopped in Djibouti on Sunday to meet with Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh. He also met with French troops stationed here and received ...

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  17. Africa Command: Piracy is on the rise off the Horn of AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... said Sunday, during a news conference alongside Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at the United States' base in Djibouti. "... We've been working to ensure, with Central Command - we both share this trans-regional issue here - to ensure that the civilian ...

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  18. Pentagon chief visits African nation home to key US base - Sun, 23 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday visited Djibouti to bolster ties with the tiny and impoverished African country that is home to an important base for U.S. counterterrorism forces, including drones. Mattis, the first Trump administration official to visit Djibouti, planned to meet with President Ismail Omar Guelleh and greet U.S. and French troops.

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  19. Presidential MeetingRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis meets with Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh at his presidential palace in Djibouti, April 23, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Tech.

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  20. Mattis Trip to Make Stops in Middle East, AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | World News Report

    ... l leadership and continue efforts to strengthen regional security architectures. On April 23, Mattis will travel to Djibouti to meet with President Ismail Omar Guelleh to further the U.S-Djibouti commitment to promoting regional stability.

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