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US demos RQ-11 to Djibouti as it provides AMISOM with UAV expertise

The United States military’s Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) has conductedan RQ-11 Raven unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) demonstrationfor the Djiboutian military, as it provides a UAV surveillance system to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

US practices amphibious assault in Djibouti

US military forces are carrying out Exercise Alligator Dagger off the coast of Djibouti to prepare incoming Amphibious Readiness Group/Marine Expeditionary Unit teams in the region for operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. 

First foreign Chinese military base opened in Djibouti

China formally opened its first overseas military base with a flag raising ceremony in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, the same day as the People's Liberation Army marks its 90th birthday, state media said.

China sends troops to open first overseas military base in Djibouti

Ships carrying personnel for China's first overseas military base in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa have set sail to begin setting up the facility, as China's rapidly modernising military extends its global reach.

Djibouti asks for AU observers along disputed border

Djibouti wants the African Union to deploy observers along its disputed border with Eritrea after Qatar withdrew peacekeeping troops two weeks ago, the Djibouti foreign minister said.
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