Tablighi Jamaat, the army's surveillance tool
Members of the Islamic sect have been conducting intelligence missions on behalf of the Republican Guard.
Ethiopia's race towards the Red Sea is under way, but the landlocked country can only access the ports via Afar territories. The Afars therefore find themselves at the centre of negotiations between Eritrea (with which Addis Ababa has established closer [.
After interviewing sources in Djibouti and Somalia, The Indian Ocean Newsletter has gathered revealing information regarding the provenance and destination of arms transiting through Djibouti. It is a slickly run operation and the authorities, though they may not officially endorse [.