Balance of power in Khartoum swings to Cairo-Abu Dhabi-Riyadh axis
Building on the meeting organised on 17 May by the US assistant secretary of state for African affairs Tibor Nagy, on 21 June Berlin will host diplomats from the African Union, the United Nations, the European Union, the Intergovernmental Authority [. [...]
Behind the scenes of ‘Operation METEC'
Since early November, no fewer than 64 senior executives at the military industrial complex controlled by the TPLF (Tigray People's Liberation Front) have been arrested on suspicion of corruption and human rights abuses. The Indian Ocean Newsletter has the inside [. [...]
Tel Aviv tries to kick-start arms sales
Israel's strategically-key defence exports have been stagnating, with figures released by the defence ministry earlier this month revealing that sales stood at $5.66 billion in 2015, flat on 2014 and down 10% on 2013. Israel's political and defence establishments are [. [...]