Gulf

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 7th, 2014
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Egypt is considering preparing a formal request for Gulf mediation under the leadership of Saudi Arabia, in order to back Cairo’s stance vis-à-vis the ongoing conflict with Ethiopia about the Renaissance Dam. The mediation request comes as part of a basket of escalatory measures adopted by Egypt in J...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 4th, 2012
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by Graham Peebles Graham Peebles charts the horrendous abuse faced by Ethiopian migrant workers in Saudi Arabia, the Gulf states and Lebanon where they are traded by unscrupulous traffickers – “not brokers/agents in any recognizable, legitimate sense of the word, but common criminals engaged in human...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jun 29th, 2012
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Samir Amin The electoral victory of the Muslim Brotherhood and of the Salafists in Egypt (January 2012) is hardly surprising. The decline brought about by the current globalization of capitalism has produced an extraordinary increase in the so-called “informal” activities that provide the livelihoods...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
May 5th, 2012
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The bodies of 23 people have been found hanging from a bridge or decapitated and dumped along the border city of Nuevo Laredo, where drug cartels are fighting a bloody and escalating turf war. Authorities found nine of the victims, including four women, hanging from an overpass leading to a main high...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 10th, 2012
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Saudi Arabia along with other Gulf states have been key protagonists in the counter-revolutionary wave unleashed against the Arab uprisings. Indeed, 2011 has clearly demonstrated that imperialism in the region is articulated with – and largely works through – the Gulf Arab states. “Overall, it ...
By benim
In East Africa
Feb 2nd, 2011
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A Kuwaiti policeman dragged an Ethiopian woman from among other inmates at a prison in the Gulf emirate and raped her in front of them, a newspaper reported Tuesday. The police man entered Nozha prison in Kuwait City and forced the Ethiopian woman out of the packed cell, where she has been detained a...