Djibouti Newswire (Page 4)

Djibouti Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Djibouti. (Page 4)

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  1. Swiss giant Novartis to buy US-based AveXis in $8.7B dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    ... doing little to calm investors anxious about the escalating trade conflict between the two economic superpowers. DJIBOUTI - Two fighter jets took off and roared over the Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport, a sprawling complex in this tiny ...

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  2. Exercise Alligator Dagger cancelledRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2018 | Aerotech News And Review

    U.S. air operations in Djibouti are on hold and U.S. Naval Forces Central Command has cancelled the remainder of exercise Alligator Dagger in response to two separate aviation incidents in Djibouti on April 3, 2018. First, an AV-8B Harrier from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit crashed at Djibouti Ambouli International Airport at approximately 4:10 p.m. local time.

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  3. US air accidents lead to cancellation of exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | Yahoo!

    The U.S. military on Thursday canceled the remainder of a training exercise in the Horn of Africa, and the government of Djibouti called a halt to U.S. military air operations in its country, following two U.S. Marine aircraft accidents this week in Djibouti. Lt. Gen.

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  4. US Halts Exercise After Two Aviation Accidents In DjiboutiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | The Daily Caller

    Led by Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Alligator Dagger integrates U.S. Navy and Marine Corps assets to practice and rehearse a range of critical capabilities available to U.S. Central Command both afloat and ashore to promote stability and security in the region. Two separate aviation incidents involving United States Marine Corps aircraft in Djibouti have forced the cancellation of Exercise Alligator Dagger, a routine training operation near the Arta Beach Range.

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  5. Flights grounded to US military base in Africa after two accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | Daily Mail

    United States military officials announced Thursday that flights in Djibouti have been grounded until further notice after two separate aviation accidents this week. Further details about the dismissal were stated in a news release shared to the US Naval Forces Central Command website.

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  6. US air accidents lead to cancellation of exercise Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | WSB-TV

    The U.S. military on Thursday canceled the remainder of a training exercise in the Horn of Africa, and the government of Djibouti called a halt to U.S. military air operations in its country, following two U.S. Marine aircraft accidents this week in Djibouti. Lt. Gen.

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  7. US military flights grounded in Djibouti after jet crashes, 'hard landing' of helicopterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | Fox News

    U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier jet, similar to those seen in the photo, crashed in the East African nation of Djibouti. All U.S. military flights have been grounded in Djibouti after two separate aircraft mishaps this week in the African nation, military officials announced Thursday.

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  8. 3 Marine aviation incidents in 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | WTVR Richmond

    In the third incident involving Marine Corps aircraft in less than 24 hours, a United States Marines Corps CH-53 helicopter was damaged late Tuesday while landing in the East African country of Djibouti, in the vicinity of Arta Beach, according to a spokesman for the US military. The aircraft "sustained minor structural damage pending further assessment," US Navy Cdr.

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  9. US Harrier jet crashes in East Africa; pilot ejectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... Jered T. Stone/Released). MANAMA, Bahrain (CNN) -- A United States Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II jet crashed in Djibouti, in East Africa, on Tuesday, according to two defense officials. The pilot was able to eject and is currently being medically ...

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  10. US Marine Corps Harrier jet from USS Iwo Jima crashes in East AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jon Sosner/Released) A United States Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II jet crashed in Djibouti, in East Africa, on Tuesday, according to two defense officials. The pilot was able to eject and is currently being medically ...

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  11. US Harrier jet crashes in East AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | WPMT-TV York

    A United States Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II jet crashed in Djibouti, in East Africa, on Tuesday, according to two defense officials. A United States Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II jet crashed in Djibouti, in East Africa, on Tuesday, according to two defense officials.

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  12. Djibouti's president for life moves towards China, threatening U.S. security interestsRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2018 | Washington Times

    ... and the Balkans. With its strategic location guarding the Red Sea and the Suez Canal, the East African country of Djibouti looms large in China 's crosshairs - which explains why Beijing established its first overseas military base at the mouth of ...

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  13. Report: Marine Pilot Stable After Jet Crashes in East AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | News Max

    ... the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, told CNN. The pilot, who was not identified, was ejected during takeoff from Djibouti Ambouli International Airport slightly after 4 p.m. local time. The command, based at Camp Lemonnier, has about 4,000 troops ...

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  14. US Marine Corps jet crashes in Djibouti; pilot ejected and in 'stable' condition, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Fox News

    U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier jet, similar to those seen in the photo, crashed in the East African nation of Djibouti. A U.S. Marine Corp pilot ejected and was in "stable condition" after his AV-8B Harrier jet crashed in Djibouti on Tuesday during a training exercise, officials told Fox News.

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  15. Crossroads Djibouti: The African migrants who defy Yemen's warRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | IRIN

    ... to the Gulf states. Whether fleeing to or from Yemen via the Horn of Africa - more than 37,000 Yemenis travelled to Djibouti in 2017 - Yemenis and African migrants make similar treks. The Africans, though, rely on a smuggling network that takes them ...

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  16. Hyenas, wolves and disease 'welcome' Yemenis fleeing warRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | Al Jazeera

    Waking up to the Fajr, pre-dawn Muslim call for prayer, Ahmed Quraini begins every day with hope, as he has done for years. With his eyes widening at every verse crackling through a broken loudspeaker, he then staggers to his feet, before brushing off from his hair and face Trying to make as little noise as possible as not to wake his children sleeping just inches away, he looks for his flip-flops before heading to the nearest toilet, 300 metres at the other end of the Markazi refugee camp in northern Djibouti.

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  17. India crafts its own - string of pearls' to rival China's naval jewelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    ... to project power. It grants the Indian navy access to strategically important French ports - including one in Djibouti , home to China's single overseas military base and a focal point of strategic competition for the Indian Ocean. The installation ...

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  18. How Global Politics Made Yemen's Humanitarian DisasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | National Public Radio

    Ola Ali Salim inside a tent at a refugee camp in Obock, Djibouti. Her husband vanished 5 months ago and is presumed dead.

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  19. Djibouti seizes control of port amid concerns of China influenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    The Doraleh Container Terminal is a key asset for the tiny state on the Red Sea whose location is of strategic value to countries such as the United States, China, Japan and former colonial power France Djibouti's container port will remain in state hands as the government seeks investment, a senior official said on Wednesday in comments likely to reassure Washington where lawmakers say they fear it could be ceded to China. The Doraleh Container Terminal is a key asset for Djibouti, a tiny state on the Red Sea whose location is of strategic value to countries such as the United States, China, Japan and former colonial power France, all of whom have military bases there.

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  20. Out in Africa? Tillerson trip leaves hosts nonplussedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Reuters

    From the outset, Rex Tillerson's first trip to Africa looked half-hearted and token, but with the hindsight knowledge that the U.S. Secretary of State was fired just two days in, his African hosts who must be wondering why they bothered. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives at Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport in Djibouti, March 9, 2018.

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