Sudan’s president accompanies UAE’s rulers to defense show

Military aircraft fly in formation as fireworks explode at the International Defense Exhibition and Conference, known by the acronym IDEX, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. (Jon Gambrell/Associated Press) By Jon Gambrell | AP ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Fighter jets screaming overhead and theatrical explosions marked the opening of an arms…

UAE takes over Berbera Port of Somaliland

Here is a piece from the somalilandinformer His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today received President of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Silanyo and his high-profile ministerial delegation. President Silanyo signs a historic agreement with UAE officials that focuses on wide range of areas that the…

Are The UAE Building A Military Base At Assab Port?

Jane’s Defense Weekly The United Arab Emirates (UAE) appears to be constructing a new port next to Assab International Airport in Eritrea, which could become its first permanent military base in a foreign country. Satellite imagery shows rapid progress has been made since work began sometime after September 2015. A square of coastline measuring about…