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... besides defending Singapore's sovereignty. Times when the RSAF has responded to the call of duty include rescuing stranded passengers during the 1983 cable car disaster, participating in counter-piracy efforts in the Gulf of Aden and contributing to the Defeat-ISIS Coalition in the Middle East, he said.
While some Ethiopians work legally in the Middle East, others travel without visas despite having to cross through war-torn Yemen and risk a perilous boat trip across the Gulf of Aden. Last week at least 30 people drowned when a boat carrying Somali and Ethiopian migrants capsized off Yemen's coast.

For Abu Dhabi, the prospects for an independent state in southern Yemen offer the Emirates a geopolitically valuable opportunity to establish a foothold situated along the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, and Bab-el-Mandeb within close proximity to the African continent. The STC's challenge to Hadi's nominal rule ...
Somaliland is positioned along the Gulf of Aden near the entrance to the Bab al-Mandeb, a major sea-lane through which almost one-third of the world's shipping passes. Its location has helped the government attract new trade and development deals. For instance, in late 2016, a Dubai firm announced that ...
In what Middle Eastern country, which borders the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea, have Houthi rebels and government forces been fighting each other for years with no end in sight? 8. Because of a perceived conflict of interest, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald recently resigned from what U.S. governmental health ...
Its combat pedigree thus remains open to debate, although China is blooding personnel through anti-piracy missions in the Gulf of Aden and peacekeeping missions in Africa. The growing assertiveness of the PLA reflects China's preening confidence under Xi's authoritarian tutelage as it grasps an 'historic ...

Dave Eggers did not have his first cup of coffee until the age of 35. This might make the author uniquely suited for his latest work, a book-length profile of Mokhtar Alkhanshali, a Yemeni-American unfamiliar with the world of specialty coffee until 2014, when he decided to start importing it from his parents' ...
The Emiratis have built up sizeable naval and military assets throughout Yemen and the Horn of Africa, and they see STC rule along the southern Yemeni coastline as conducive to building an ever-larger web of influence across the Gulf of Aden. Regardless, the longer the civil war drags on, the more ...
Regularly our armed services seize shiploads of drugs while patrolling the Gulf of Aden and others patrol our own waters to deter smugglers of one kind another, while our armed services are frequently called upon to undertake peace-keeping duties in various parts of the world. Our own servicemen need ...
To send a letter, click the button below. Get started! 130512-N-QL471-011. As chaplain, U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Daniel Klender of Walla Walla leads a Sunday religious service aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) in May 2013, in the Gulf of Aden. U.S. Department of Defense via Wikimedia ...
The boat was taking 101 Ethiopians and 51 Somalis across the Gulf of Aden to Djibouti, stated the U.N.'s migration agency, IOM. The agency said smugglers tried to extort more money from the passengers at sea and gunfire broke out. Despite the war raging in Yemen, refugees and migrants from the Horn ...
Djibouti is the lone coastal country across the Gulf of Aden to receive Yemeni refugees with US consular services, although its lava-baked landscape and extreme temperatures pose a challenge to those displaced there. Refugees have arrived in a constant flow on the Djiboutian and Somaliland (the ...
At least 152 Somalis and Ethiopians were on board the overcrowded vessel, which left Aden in southern Yemen around midnight last Tuesday headed across the Gulf of Aden for Djibouti. Many of those on board, including dozens of children, were unable to swim. Khadija Abdirahman, a 25-year-old Somali ...
The emerging concept of India as a 'first responder' reflects the country's growing capability and increasing willingness to assume the role of a leading power. By contributing its resources to prevent or mitigate regional and international crises, India is demonstrating its commitment as a responsible actor in ...
The fight against piracy in the Gulf of Aden is an important step for Europe-Japan cooperation in an Indian Ocean context -and could be complemented with similar efforts in the area of the Strait of Malacca-. However, such cooperation should be extended into other areas such as intelligence, surveillance ...
(Image: Crew of the MV Faina and their captors. The cargo ship was seized on 25 September 2008.) It was early morning on 31 October 2010, at the height of a wave of Somali piracy attacks. My security team and I were travelling on a chemical tanker from Beira, Mozambique to Dar es Salamm, Tanzania.
The mass drowning, in the Gulf of Aden, which separates war-ravaged Yemen from the destitute Horn of Africa, punctuated the lethal hazards facing migrants and refugees in an especially insecure part of the world. The victims, Somalis and Ethiopians who had originally sought temporary refuge in Yemen, ...

Three PLA rear admirals, Zhang Wendan, Li Yujie, and Zhou Xuming, commanders of the United Nations-led escort missions in the Gulf of Aden near Somalia and other bluewater war games in the vicinity of the PLA's first overseas base in Djibouti, have taken up their new positions this month as Chief of ...
2009: The RSAF deployed two Super Pumas as part of the SAF Task Group sent to the Gulf of Aden to support international counter-piracy efforts. 2014: A C-130 transport aircraft, a Fokker-50 Maritime Patrol Aircraft and a Sikorsky S-70B helicopter were deployed in the search for the missing Beijing-bound ...
They had crossed the dangerous Gulf of Aden in rickety boats. Saudi Arabia welcomes these migrants, even those without documents, largely because they - under duress - offer their services at very low rates of pay. At punctual intervals, the Saudi government goes after these undocumented workers, ...
The dawn of New Year 2018 is being marked by two significant developments in India's foreign policy across its "Indo-Pacific neighbourhood", extending from the Gulf of Aden to the South China Sea. Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel paid a high profile and successful visit to India, signalling increasing ...
Several PLA senior naval officers, including three rear admirals, Li Yujie, Zhang Wendan and Zhou Xuming, with experience of non-combat overseas military operations, including escort missions in the Gulf of Aden, circumnavigation and far-sea military training, took up their new positions in January, ...
To many, the word "crane" evokes images of construction projects -- or of the elegant long-necked, long-legged birds that look so graceful when they fly. But in Yemen, cranes are also a critical tool that's helping us save lives. In Yemen, people are facing both the world's largest food crisis and the worst ...
Its boundries are defined by the Gulf of Aden in the north, Somalia in the east, the Federal Republic of Ethiopia in the south-west, and the Republic of Djiboute in the north-west. Somaliland has a coastline which is 850 Kms long in the Red Sea. Thus Somaliland is unrecognized state which was a part of ...
They had crossed the dangerous Gulf of Aden in rickety boats. Saudi Arabia welcomes these migrants, even those without documents, largely because they - under duress - offer their services at very low rates of pay. At punctual intervals, the Saudi government goes after these undocumented workers, ...
2009: The RSAF deployed two Super Pumas as part of the SAF Task Group sent to the Gulf of Aden to support international counter-piracy efforts. 2014: A C-130 transport aircraft, a Fokker-50 Maritime Patrol Aircraft and a Sikorsky S-70B helicopter were deployed in the search for the missing Beijing-bound ...
Last February, the 24-year-old was among a group of Hadramout University students designing a landfill in Mukalla City, a port on the Gulf of Aden. Realising that recovering biogas from the landfill would take several years and serve only one city, Badokhon set himself the challenge of coming up with ...
Perim is located in the narrow Bab el-Mandeb strait, which connects the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden and then on to the Indian Ocean. The UAE also has a military base on the Gulf of Aden in Berbera in the autonomous northern Somali region of Somaliland. These waters are key to international trade -- 4 ...
... qualified legal cadres to properly deal with complaints on competition irregularities. At the outset of the session, the Council approved an amended code of conduct for suppression of acts of piracy, armed robbery targeting ships and illegal sea activity in the western Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden region.
Second, warships deter and disrupt piracy within the Gulf of Aden and along the Somali coast. Third, warships also provide protection to vulnerable shipping that transits 'precarious sea lane'. Fourth, the programme monitors fishing operations as part of its overall effort to protect commercial vessels.
Last February, the 24-year-old was among a group of Hadramout University students designing a landfill in Mukalla City, a port on the Gulf of Aden. Realising that recovering biogas from the landfill would take several years and serve only one city, Badokhon set himself the challenge of coming up with ...
To be sure, DP World's expansion in the Horn of Africa and the Gulf of Aden often makes economic sense and may well have been initially commercially driven in cases like the agreement in 2008 to operate for a period of 30 years the Yemeni port of Aden, once the British empire's busiest port.
With Yemeni president Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi still in Saudi Arabia , the return of prime minister Ahmad Obeid Bin Daghr to the port of Aden at the end of December underlined the interim capital's importance. Amid the carnage of the Yemeni civil war and with the former capital, Sana'a, under Al Houthi ...
A total of 120 Somali nationals were arrested by the Indian maritime authorities as part of a crackdown on Somali pirates attacking cargo vessels in the Somalia basin and the Gulf of Aden from January to March 2011 when such attacks were on the rise. In January, 2011, the Indian Coast Guard had ...
They had crossed the dangerous Gulf of Aden in rickety boats. Saudi Arabia welcomes these migrants, even those without documents, largely because they - under duress - offer their services at very low rates of pay. At punctual intervals, the Saudi government goes after these undocumented workers, ...
Amagiri, a Japanese maritime self-defence force naval ship, has called on the city after completing an anti-piracy patrol in the Gulf of Aden. On a three-day visit, Captain Koji Saito and Commander Michiaki Mori, chief officer of Amagiri, called on Rear Admiral R.B. Pandit, Flag Officer Commanding Western ...
To be sure, DP World's expansion in the Horn of Africa and the Gulf of Aden often makes economic sense and may well have been initially commercially driven in cases like the agreement in 2008 to operate for a period of 30 years the Yemeni port of Aden, once the British empire's busiest port.
Hundreds of immigrants hoping to escape violence in Yemen and join their families in the United States received an official notice last year from the State Department that started with a long-anticipated message: "Your visa is approved." But those turned out to be just words. After the third version of the ...
Attacks across the Gulf of Aden, the Arabian Sea and the Red Sea took place nearly daily. In 2011 there were 237 attacks in the region, reportedly costing businesses and insurers $8.3bn (£5.1bn). Recently, however, Somali piracy has plummeted. According to the IMB, just nine vessels were hijacked off ...
To be sure, DP World's expansion in the Horn of Africa and the Gulf of Aden often makes economic sense and may well have been initially commercially driven in cases like the agreement in 2008 to operate for a period of 30 years the Yemeni port of Aden, once the British empire's busiest port.
Counter-piracy operation in the Gulf of Aden and off the coast of Somalia is a good case in point. For Global Japan types, defending the sea lines of communication (SLOCs), including in the area far away from Japan, is always part of Japan's core interest and the global deployment of JMSDF vessels itself ...
Then there is a small, mountainous country southwest of Saudi Arabia, bordering the gleaming waters of the Gulf of Aden. Its name is Yemen. Unknown to most Americans, Yemen is a magical place. When I was there in the 1980s, I was enchanted by the extraordinary early-skyscraper architecture of the ...
While the elevated salt levels of the Gulf of Aden, the high evaporation rates and low rainfall of Somaliland are ideal for a solar salt operation, Salternas also plans to capture the freshwater evaporation and feed it into nearby greenhouses. Those greenhouses would grow vegetables as well as fodder for ...
The Horn, at the intersection of key maritime passages which include Bab-el-Mandeb and the Gulf of Aden, is vital for the flow of oil as well as Chinese exports. But nations such as Somalia and South Sudan are wracked by political violence, and Yemen, where a proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran ...
It sits along one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world, the Bab-el-Mandab strait, where the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden meet. "Much of the world's trade, and much of world trade in oil especially, passes through that very narrow waterway," said Andre, in Fort Worth for a visit before he heads to his new job ...
Despite the fall, the global maritime body cautioned foreign vessels/masters not to be complacent as they transit the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Aden. "Although the number of attacks is down this year in comparison with last year, the gulf of Guinea and the waters around Nigeria remain a threat to ...
Kaliningrad, January 12. /TASS/. The Baltic Fleet's Admiral Vladimirsky oceanographic research ship that is going to the Indian Ocean on a Unesco international expedition has passed through the Suez Canal, traversed the Red Sea and entered the Gulf of Aden, Baltic Fleet Spokesman Roman ...
aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Anthony Pinto signals an MV-22 Osprey to depart the deck of the amphibious warship America during flight operations on Oct. 24 in the Gulf of Aden. The navy wants to swap out its C-2A Greyhound planes for the tilt-rotor Ospreys. (U.S. Navy). Carl PrineContact ...
Since 2008, China has supported counterpiracy operations in the Gulf of Aden and, significantly, in August last year, China opened in Djibouti, its first military base abroad to support its naval efforts. China joins others. In February last year, the United Arab Emirates secured a foreign military base in ...
Then there is a small, mountainous country southwest of Saudi Arabia, bordering the gleaming waters of the Gulf of Aden. Its name is Yemen. Unknown to most Americans, Yemen is a magical place. When I was there in the 1980s, I was enchanted by the extraordinary early-skyscraper architecture of the ...


 

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