U.S. National Security Advisor Rice's Travel to UAE, Djibouti
[White House]Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice's Travel to the United Arab Emirates and Djibouti
Ethio-Djibouti Railway Resumes Operations
[Reporter]The Ethio-Railway Enterprise has resumed operations after a week of being halted due to the controversy that erupted among the enterprises and Metals and Engineering Corporation (MetEC).
Djibouti Wants to Reinforce Military Cooperation With China
[Shabelle]Djibouti's Defense Minister Hassan Darar Houffaneh has appealed for more military cooperation between his country and China to reinforce the operational capacity of the Djibouti Armed Forces and contribute to the consolidation of peace and security in the sub-region.
Djibouti and China Sign a Security and Defense Agreement
[Ethiopia Government]General Chang Wanquan, China's Minister of Defense, signed a security and defence strategic partnership agreement Tuesday (February 25) with Djibouti's Minister of Defense Hassan Darar Houffaneh. Under the agreement Djibouti is offering military facilities such as the use of Djibouti as home port to the Chinese navy.
Djibouti, China Sign Security and Defence Agreement
[Sabahi]Djiboutian Minister of Defence Hassan Darar Houffaneh and his Chinese counterpart General Chang Wanquan signed a security and defence strategic partnership agreement Tuesday (February 25) at the Cheikh Osman military camp.
Chinese Defence Delegation Visits Djibouti
[Sabahi]China's Minister of Defence Chang Wanquan and a delegation of top Chinese military officials arrived in Djibouti on Monday (February 24th), where they are expected to sign an agreement on bilateral military co-operation, the Djiboutian Information Agency reported.
French Army Donates Vehicles, Equipment to Djiboutian Forces
[Sabahi]French forces in Djibouti on Wednesday (February 19th) donated military vehicles and equipment to the Djiboutian contingent expected to join the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), the Djiboutian Information Agency reported.
Somalia's Prime Minister On an Official Visit to Djibouti
[Ethiopia Government]The Prime Minister of Somalia, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed arrived in Djibouti on Sunday (February 16) for a two day visit. He was welcomed by Prime Minister Abdikadir Kaamil and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mohamud Ali Yusuf.
New Clinic Brings Health Care to Djibouti Area
[State Department]This article was previously published on the U.S. Africa Command website on February 18.
Somali Prime Minister in Djibouti for Bilateral Talks
[Sabahi]Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed arrived in Djibouti on Sunday (February 16th) for a two-day state visit on bilateral relations with his Djiboutian counterpart Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed, the Djiboutian Information Agency reported.
Somali Prime Minister On an Official Visit to Djibouti
[Shabelle]The Prime Minister of Somalia, Mr Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed arrived in Djibouti, after being welcomed at the city airport by the Prime Minister of Djibouti, Mr. Abdikadir Kaamil, the Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation, Mr Maxamud Ali Yusuf.
Soldiers Share Best Health Practices With Dikhil Women
[State Department]Women from the Dikhil region of Djibouti finished a four-week health program led by U.S. Army soldiers at the Dikhil Education Center on January 30.
U.S. Military Steps Up Operations in the Horn of Africa
[Shabelle]The US is dramatically increasing the tempo of its military operations in the Horn of Africa in an effort to counter violent extremism, in the wake of last year's Westgate attack in Nairobi.
2nd Gulf of Aden Counter-Terrorism Forum Held in Djibouti
[ERTA]The second Gulf of Aden Counter-terrorism Forum took place in Djibouti this week.
Force Commander Visits EU Naval Force Units During Port Visit to Djibouti
[EU Navfor]During the EU Naval Force flagship's recent two-day port visit to Djibouti, the Force Commander, Rear Admiral HervĂ© BlĂ©jean (French Navy) visited the EU Naval Force units based in Djibouti.
The Second Gulf of Aden Counter-Terrorism Forum in Djibouti
[Ethiopia Government]The second Gulf of Aden Counterterrorism Forum has been taking place in Djibouti this week. The three day meeting which started on Monday (February 3) brings together some sixty government and security officials from Djibouti, Somali, and Yemeni, and from the United States, to discuss regional counter-terrorism challenges.
Amb. Pasi At Gulf of Aden Regional Counterterrorism Forum
[State Department]Remarks by Geeta Pasi, U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti