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UN, AU Call for Restraint Along Eritrea-Djibouti Border.

The U.N. Security Council is calling on Eritrea and Djibouti to peacefully resolve a land dispute along their border. Djibouti accused Eritrea of deploying troops to occupy the contested area, known as Ras Doumeira, after a contingent of 450 Qatari peacekeepers departed last week. If true, the move could threaten a return ...

- Voice of America - US

News24.com | UN council urges Eritrea and Djibouti to end border dispute.

The UN Security Council is urging Eritrea and Djibouti to resolve their border dispute peacefully following the withdrawal of peacekeeping troops from Qatar.

- News24.com - ZA

UN urges Djibouti and Eritrea to end border dispute.

A years-long border dispute has erupted between the two African nations after Qatari forces withdrew from a buffer zone along the border. The UN has backed an African Union fact-finding mission concerning the dispute.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

UN urges Djibouti and Eritrea to end border dispute.

Council members welcomed a plan by the African Union to send a fact-finding mission to the disputed border region, Llorenty added.

- Daily Monitor - UG

UN council urges Eritrea and Djibouti to end border dispute.

The U.N. Security Council urged Eritrea and Djibouti on Monday to resolve their border dispute peacefully following the withdrawal of peacekeeping troops from Qatar.

- The Daily Star - LB

Qatar's conflict with its neighbours can easily set the Horn of Africa alight.

A Djibouti soldier along the border with Eritrea after conflict flared in 2008. Reuters/Omar HassanIt began as a squabble between Arab allies, but the standoff between Qatar and its neighbours is threatening to engulf the Horn of Africa. When Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen and the Maldives ...

- The Conversation - UK

UN council urges Eritrea and Djibouti to end border dispute.

Djibouti accused Eritrean troops of occupying the Dumeira mountain area shortly after 450 Qatari peacekeepers left last week and lodged a formal complaint with the African Union. Qatar, which is caught up in its own diplomatic clash with other Arab nations, had mediated a territorial dispute between Djibouti and Eritrea.

- Stars and Stripes - US

UN council urges Eritrea and Djibouti to end border dispute.

The U.N. Security Council is urging Eritrea and Djibouti to resolve their border dispute peacefully following the withdrawal of peacekeeping troops from Qatar.

- FOX News - US

With Qatari forces gone, tension rises between Djibouti and Eritrea.

The African Union is calling for calm as border tensions between Djibouti and Eritrea intensify. The rising threat of unrest is further fallout from the diplomatic crisis embroiling Qatar.

- France24 - FR

African Union Call for 'Restraint' in Border Spat Between Eritrea and Djibouti.

The African Union on Saturday urged restraint' as tensions intensified between Djibouti and Eritrea over a disputed border territory after the withdrawal of Qatari peacekeepers from a buffer zone. Copyright: Arab News © 2017 All rights reserved.

- Albawaba - UK

News24.com | AU calls for calm as Djibouti-Eritrea border tensions mount.

The African Union has urged Djibouti and Eritrea to show "restraint" as tensions intensified over a disputed border territory after the withdrawal of Qatari peacekeepers from a buffer zone.

- News24.com - ZA

AU calls for calm amid Djibouti-Eritrea border tensions

African Union says it will send a 'fact-finding mission' to the countries as tensions between the neighbours mount.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Eritrea says Qatar has not explained 'hasty' withdrawal

Eritrea's government says Qatar has not yet explained why it withdrew 450 peacekeeping troops from the East African nation's contested border area with Djibouti.

- FOX News - US

African Union calls for restraint after Djibouti-Eritrea border tensions

June 17, 2017 - The Chairperson of the Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has called for calm and restraint on Saturday after accusations by Djibouti that Eritrea occupied a disputed border area between the two countries. The accusations come after Qatar's decision to pull out its peacekeepers from the disputed area in ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

African Union urges restraint in Djibouti-Eritrea border spat

The African Union urged Djibouti and Eritrea to remain calm and exercise restraint on Saturday after Djibouti accused its neighbor of occupying disputed territory along their border following the withdrawal of Qatari peacekeepers.

- The Daily Star - LB

Eritrea says Qatar has not explained 'hasty' withdrawal

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Eritrea's government says Qatar has not yet explained why it withdrew 450 peacekeeping troops from the East African nation's contested border area with Djibouti.

- The Daily Star - LB

African Union urges restraint in Djibouti-Eritrea border spat

The United Nations Security Council is due to discuss the situation behind closed doors on Monday, according to diplomats.

- The Hindu - IN

African Union urges restraint in Djibouti-Eritrea border spat

ADDIS ABABA - The African Union urged Djibouti and Eritrea to remain calm and exercise restraint on Saturday after Djibouti accused its neighbor of occupying disputed territory along their border following the withdrawal of Qatari peacekeepers.

- Reuters - US

Djibouti Says Eritrea Seized Disputed Territory

Djibouti has accused Eritrea of occupying disputed territory along their border after Qatar withdrew a peacekeeping force earlier this week. Djiboutian officials say Eritrean troops took control of Dumeira Mountain and Dumeira Island on Wednesday, a day after Qatar removed 450 soldiers who had controlled the territories for ...

- Voice of America - US

Djibouti says Eritrean soldiers occupy disputed area

Djibouti has lodged a formal complaint with the African Union after accusing soldiers from neighboring Eritrea of occupying a contested mountainous area after Qatari peacekeepers left the region this week, an official said.

- Stars and Stripes - US

African Union calls for restrain after Djibouti-Eritrea border tensions

June 17, 2017 - The Chairperson of the Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has called for calm and restraint on Saturday after accusations by Djibouti that Eritrea occupied a disputed border area between the two countries. The accusations come after Qatar's decision to pull out its peacekeepers from the disputed area in ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

News24.com | Djibouti says Eritrean soldiers occupy disputed area

A Djiboutian official says soldiers from neighbouring Eritrea occupied a contested mountainous area shortly after Qatari peacekeepers left the location this week.

- News24.com - ZA

Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed territory

Djibouti accused Eritrea Friday of occupying disputed territory along their border after Qatar withdrew its peacekeepers.

- The Daily Star - LB

Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed area

Official says Eritrean soldiers occupied moved contested border territory, days after Qatar pulled its peacekeepers out.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed territory after Qatar withdrew peacekeepers

ADDIS ABABA - Djibouti accused neighboring Eritrea on Friday of occupying disputed territory along their border after Qatar withdrew its peacekeepers.

- Reuters - US

Qatar withdraws troops from Eritrea-Djibouti disputed border

June 14, 2017 - Qatar on Wednesday said it has pulled out its 450 troops deployed at the disputed border line of Eritrea and Djibouti since seven years ago. Qatar had mediated border dispute between Eritrea and Djibouti that ended a two-year long conflict under Doha peace deal signed in 2010 between the two eastern African ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Qatar withdraws troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border mission

DOHA - Qatar has withdrawn its troops from the border between Djibouti and Eritrea, where the Gulf state has been acting as mediator in a border dispute, the Qatari Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

- Reuters - US

IGAD to hold meeting to revitalise S. Sudan peace agreement

June 12, 2017 - The leaders of the East African regional block - the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development Monday have decided to convene a meeting of the signatories of 2015 peace agreement to discuss ways to revitalise its implementation. The IGAD leaders held an extraordinary summit on South Sudan in Addis Ababa ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

UN migration agency launches $60 million appeal for drought-hit East Africa

Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia IOM intends to target six million drought-affected individuals from April to December 2017 across Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya and Djibouti with a combination of lifesaving and early recovery interventions. Kenya - The East and Horn of ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Food insecurity strains deepen amid civil conflict and drought - FAO

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Iraq, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

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