Showing posts with label The Bab el-Mandeb Strait. Show all posts
Showing posts with label The Bab el-Mandeb Strait. Show all posts

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Angeblich geheime Riesen-Etagen auf chinesischer Militärbasis in Afrika entdeckt

Bab el-Mandeb Strait
Der chinesische Marinestützpunkt im ostafrikanischen Dschibuti hat nach Erkenntnissen des US-amerikanischen privaten Informationsdienstes Stratfor unterirdische Etagen, von denen bislang öffentlich nichts bekannt gewesen ist.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Somali refugees killed near Bab al-Mandeb Strait

Dozens of Somali refugees have been killed off the coast of Hodeidah in  Yemen after a helicopter attacked the boat they were travelling in, according to the International Organization for Migration.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Iran plans navy bases in Yemen and Syria

The chief of staff of Iranian armed forces, General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, was quoted saying Iran “needs distant bases, and it may become possible one day to have bases on the shores of Yemen or Syria, or bases on islands or floating (bases).”

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Despite conflict, almost 70,000 people flee to Yemen in 2015 (UN)

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday that despite the ongoing conflict in Yemen, nearly 70,000 refugees, asylum-seekers, and migrants -- primarily from Ethiopia and Somalia -- have arrived by boat in Yemen so far this year.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

UN chief condemns deadly air strike 'on Yemen wedding'

The UN chief has strongly condemned a reported attack in Yemen blamed for the deaths of an estimated 135 civilians at a wedding party, while calling for an investigation.

Monday, May 11, 2015

China declines to confirm or deny Djibouti base plan

China declined to confirm or deny a report that it was in talks for a military base in Horn of Africa country Djibouti, saying only that it wanted to make a greater contribution to regional peace and stability.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

China negotiating Horn of Africa military base (Djibouti president)

China is negotiating a military base in the strategic port of Djibouti, the president told AFP, raising the prospect of US and Chinese bases side-by-side in the tiny Horn of Africa nation.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

US warships sent to near Yemen to monitor Iranian vessels

The U.S. Navy has sent an aircraft carrier and a guided-missile cruiser to the Arabian Sea near Yemen in a bid to step up U.S. naval presence amidst mounting concerns over Yemen's anarchic chaos, U.S. Navy said Monday.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

The Bab el-Mandeb Strait: Egypt to protect Gulf Arabs if necessary (Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi)

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Saturday that Egypt would not give up its brothers in the Arab Gulf and that it would act to protect them if necessary.
"Egypt will not give up its brothers in the Gulf," the Egyptian President said.

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