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Migrants die in boat collision off Djibouti

More than 100 migrants are believed missing and 38 confirmed dead off Djibouti after two boats capsized, the UN. migration agency said. The overcrowded boats,...

Migrants feared drowned off Djibouti

More than 130 African migrants were missing off Djibouti after two overloaded boats capsized in rough seas, the United Nations migration agency said. The vessels...

US continues to expand Djibouti UAV base

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The United States continues to expand its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) base at Chabelley Airfield in Djibouti and has awarded a contract for the...

EU Navfor marks ten years off Horn of Africa

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On Tuesday 4th December in Djibouti, EU NAVFOR's Force Commander, Rear Admiral Alfonso Pérez de Nanclares handed back command of Operation Atalanta...

AFRICOM Commander meets with Djiboutian President, key leadership

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During a four-day trip to East Africa, Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander of United States Africa Command (AFRICOM), met with senior Djiboutian...

France evaluates MMP missile in Djibouti

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From 25 August to 22 September in Djibouti, the Technical Section of the French Army (STAT), the Directorate General of Armament (DGA)...

Djibouti and Eritrea to normalise ties

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Eritrea and Djibouti agreed to normalise ties a decade after a border dispute led to brief military clashes, officials said after a...

The arms trade in the Horn of Africa promoting conflict

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The reluctance of western and other powers to act against Djibouti's increasing arms trafficking activities poses an existential threat to the security...

112 Djiboutian soldiers join Rapid Intervention Battalion

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One-hundred and twelve Djiboutian soldiers joined the ranks of the Djiboutian Army's Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB) following a graduation ceremony on 28...

Members of Djibouti’s first Rapid Intervention Battalion graduate

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Members of the Djiboutian Army's first ever Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB), graduated from training following a culminating exercise at a site outside...

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