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MUSCAT — The board of directors at Oman’s Raysut Cement has announced that it will give the green light to the firm’s plans for a series of expansion moves, both at home and abroad. As...

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By Goth Mohamed Goth Somaliland Government officials were among 25 delegates representing three other countries taking part in a conference aimed at combating terrorism and countering illegal immigration...

Olympic champion, Mo Farah carries the flags of Great Britain and Somaliland in Barcelona. DUBAI — After outsprinting his African rivals and securing the first ever British gold medal in the men’s...

An employee counts money at a branch of international money transfer company Dahabshiil in Somaliland (Mark Tran photo/Guardian). Somaliland is poised to pass a banking law to help the flow of remittances...

DJIBOUTI — Mohammad Abdullah Hajar, Ambassador of the Republic of Yemen in Djibouti, bid farewell on the occasion of the termination of his four-year term of office to Dileita Mohamed Dileita, Prime...

SANAA — A Yemeni soldier who detonated a bomb hidden in his uniform during a rehearsal for a military parade has killed 96 fellow soldiers and wounded at least 200 in what was one of the deadliest...

HARGEISA — Somaliland’s central bank governor said on Thursday parliament is expected to pass a law within three weeks that will formerly establish a central bank, paving the way for foreign...

HARGEISA — At least eleven illegal immigrants from Somalia have been killed this week as they crossed into Saudi Arabia from Yemen according to the Somali embassy in Sana’a. Hussein Haji Ahmed,...

(CNN) — At least 10 people being smuggled by boat died in the Gulf of Aden “after a two-day journey from Somalia to Yemen,” the United Nations’ refugee agency said Tuesday. “Ten...

LAS ANOD — A well known Somali tribal leader and peace activist was killed in the northern Somali enclave of Puntland on Sunday. Saeed Mohamed Saeed ‘Kashwiito’ was shot Sunday evening...

LAS ANOD — Four small vessels carrying thousands of litres of looted petroleum products from Yemen reached the Somali port town of Bosasso on Saturday, locals said. According to eyewitnesses in the...

DUBAI — Over 21 migrants have reportedly drowned after their boat capsized in the wild seas off the coast of south Yemen, an official said on Thursday. [ad#Google Adsense 160x600r] A Somali official...

Editorial – Arab News The numbers of civilians killed in Yemen have not yet reached the horrific proportions of Gaddafi’s massacres but with more mass protests expected across the country and President...

SANA — A top military officer and at least 18 other senior commanders defected yesterday to the opposition movement demanding the immediate ouster of Yemen’s embattled president, depriving the US-allied...

BOSASSO — At least 60 Somali refugees fleeing the unrest in Yemen arrived back in their country on Saturday, reaching the port town of Bosasso in the north. [ad#Google Adsense (336x280)] Upon arrival,...

DJIBOUTI — President Ali Abdullah Saleh declared a state of emergency across the Arab Republic of Yemen on Friday, after troops and snipers shot dead over 50 protesters in the capital alone. Eyewitnesses...

SANA, Yemen — Young protesters in Yemen squared off against security forces on Sunday, and some marched on the presidential palace here, witnesses said, as a third day of demonstrations sought to emulate...

This year will almost certainly see the birth of a new country named Southern Sudan. It might also witness the creation of an independent Palestine, as Palestinian leaders push for unilateral recognition...

SHABWA, Jan 08 ( Saba) – Somalia pirates have attacked a Yemeni fishing boat off the southeastern province of Shabwa, firing on it and taking its engine, security officials have said. “About...

The US has extended an air cargo ban to cover Somalia as well as Yemen and banned ink and toner cartridges from passenger flights, in the wake of last month’s failed bomb plot. High risk cargo will...