Horn of Africa

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Horn of Africa

n
(Placename) a region of NE Africa, comprising Somalia and adjacent territories
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Noun1.Horn of Africa - a peninsula of northeastern Africa (the easternmost part of Africa) comprising Somalia and Djibouti and Eritrea and parts of Ethiopia
Afars and Issas, Republic of Djibouti, Djibouti - a country in northeastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; formerly under French control but became independent in 1997
Eritrea, State of Eritrea - an African country to the north of Ethiopia on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Ethiopia in 1993
Abyssinia, Ethiopia, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Yaltopya - Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia
Somalia - a republic in extreme eastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; subject to tribal warfare
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Translations
corne de l’Afrique
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It is also close to Gulf countries and African horn.
Al-Amoudi conveyed the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince to President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti and the government and people of the African horn country, affirming the Saudi leadership's keenness to develop regional economic relations and improve linkage of the trade and transport networks in accordance with the Kingdom Vision 2030.
During the meeting, Sisi and the Ethiopian prime minister are set to discuss the ways to promote the relations between the two states and the recent development in the African Horn.
During the meeting, Shoukry and Al-Jubeir discussed developments in the Arab region and the African Horn, as well as the Red Sea security as being an integral part of the Arab national security.
The visit includes a lecture the Prime Minister will deliver on Thursday at the Friendship Hall on the situation in the African Horn.
He stressed that Qatar has long supported Uganda's peacekeeping efforts in the African horn, particularly under the umbrella of the African Union.
It is also close to the Gulf countries and African horn.
The African Horn nation recalled its ambassador to Tehran and expelled the entire Iranian diplomatic mission from Sudan, including the ambassador.
The German international aid agency Wednesday signed an agreement to this effect with the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development(IGAD) , an East African grouping that seeks to develop and maintain peace in the African Horn Region.
The Yemeni crisis has resulted in a wave of immigrants fleeing by sea to the African Horn, where the IOM is also active providing aid to these people.
It is worth to mention that the number of African Horn migrants to Yemen decreased in 2013 to 65, 319 compared with 107,532 in 2012 as per a UNHCR statistics.
Since this is a zoonotic disease we are collaborating with the ministry of agriculture to answer the question of whether these camels imported from the African Horn are possible sources of infection," Madani said.

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