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Women’s marches: More than one million protesters vow to resist President Trump.

More than 1 million people gathered in Washington and in cities around the country and the world Saturday to mount a roaring rejoinder to the

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Two terrorists killed, another two arrested in Jeddah.

JEDDAH: Two dangerous terrorists were killed and another two arrested in dramatic security operations in Jeddah on Saturday. After a pre-emptive operation by security forces

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- Jan 22, 2017
Prologue to CDRC’s DIGEST In its January report, the Addis Ababa-based, Center for Dialogue, Regional and Cooperation (CDRC), a non-profit Think-tank unveiled to the Somalis a secret that in the past ...
Trump leaves world diplomats down and out.
- Jan 22, 2017
Donald Trump's first address as US president wasn't just watched by Americans -- the world was listening too, and for now, his inaugural remarks have left some depressed, many wary ...
Security checks at Wajir airport for Mogadishu-Nairobi flights to stay.
- Jan 22, 2017
There are no plans to withdraw mandatory security checks on all aircrafts from Mogadishu to Nairobi, a top government official has said. This is despite criticism from airline operators flying between ...
Fresh Drought in East Africa Heralds New Wave of Refugees.
- Jan 22, 2017
As the grim specter of drought raises its head once again in East Africa, compounding a raft of other political and economic problems in the region, the EU needs to ...
On Day Two, Trump prayed, met the CIA and attacked the press.
- Jan 22, 2017
President Donald Trump moved fast to mend his relationship with the CIA on just his second day in office, then ignited a feud with the media over the size of ...
Comparing Donald Trump and Barack Obama’s inaugural crowd sizes.
- Jan 21, 2017
He campaigned on the huge crowd sizes, but the turnout for the inauguration of President Donald Trump appears to be smaller than that of his predecessor as measured by side-by-side ...
Turkey says not ‘realistic’ to exclude Assad from Syria deal.
- Jan 21, 2017
BEIRUT: A senior Turkish official said Friday it was no longer “realistic” to insist on a solution to the Syria conflict excluding President Bashar Assad, just three days before new ...
King Salman congratulates Trump on swearing-in.
- Jan 21, 2017
King Salman has sent a letter to Donald Trump congratulating him on his inauguration and swearing-in as the new US president. The king, on his own behalf and that of the ...
Gambia’s Jammeh declares he will step down.
- Jan 21, 2017
BANJUL, Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh said Saturday he would step down to keep peace in his country after 22 years in power, following last-chance talks with west African leaders before a ...
The five previous west African military interventions.
- Jan 21, 2017
PARIS, West African nations have a long history of sending their military forces to intervene in neighbouring countries, under the umbrella of a regional cooperation bloc. Created in 1975, the Economic ...
How Somali Muslims Are Raising a 10,000-Person Anti-Hate Army.
- Jan 21, 2017
In November 2015, Asma Jama, a Somali-born woman living in the Twin Cities, Minnesota, was waiting for her pasta alfredo at Applebee’s, chatting in Swahili with her family, when she ...
Thousands protest Trump as ‘sister marches’ begin in Australia and New Zealand.
- Jan 21, 2017
Thousands of protesters in Australia and New Zealand on Saturday joined the first of hundreds of womens' marches organized around the world in a show of disapproval of U.S. President ...
Trump, in Oval Office, signs first order on Obamacare.
- Jan 21, 2017
President Donald Trump directed government agencies on Friday to freeze regulations and take steps to weaken Obamacare, using his first hours in the White House to make good on a ...
Over 90 arrested in protest against Trump’s swearing-in.
- Jan 21, 2017
Police officers have arrested more than 90 people during protests in Washington, DC ahead of the inaugural parade of President Donald Trump on Friday. According to CNN, police officers were injured ...
Actors, mayors rally at anti-Trump demonstration on inauguration eve.
- Jan 21, 2017
NEW YORK: Actors Robert De Niro, Sally Field and Mark Ruffalo joined hundreds of other people outside a US President Donald Trump building on Thursday for a pre-inauguration demonstration organizers ...
President Uhuru Kenyatta bans maize exports.
- Jan 21, 2017
President Uhuru Kenyatta has banned maize exports until the ravaging drought ends. The President also ordered the arrest of unscrupulous traders hoarding maize to make “abnormal” profits. Addressing a rally in Isiolo ...
Gambia Army chief abandons Jammeh.
- Jan 21, 2017
BANJUL: The Gambian Army chief on Friday abandoned embattled longtime leader Yahya Jammeh, saying his forces would not fight against a military operation to remove him, as regional leaders led ...
Syria against Saudi Arabia, Qatar taking part at Astana talks.
- Jan 19, 2017
BEIRUT: The participation of Saudi Arabia and Qatar in Syria talks will be discussed once they stop backing militancy, Syria’s deputy foreign minister was quoted as saying on Wednesday, appearing ...

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