U.S. Expresses Concern Over Proposed Ethiopia-Somaliland Agreement

Washington (diplomat.so) - In a virtual press briefing held on Tuesday, January 30, Molly Phee, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, reiterated the United States&

John Kirby speaks at a press briefing at the White House in Washington
Biden's Spokesperson John Kirby Promoted to White House Security Role

Washington (diplomat.so) - President Joe Biden's top national security spokesperson, John Kirby, is set to take on an expanded role within the White House, a U.S. officia

A Qatar Emiri Air Force Dassault Mirage 2000-5 fighter jet takes off as part of a Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn mission in Souda Bay in Greece
Indonesia Halts Mirage Jet Purchase Due to Budget Constraints

Jakarta, Indonesia (diplomat.so) - Indonesia's Defence Ministry has abandoned plans to acquire Mirage 2000-5 fighter jets from Qatar, citing financial limitations. The pr

Filipino fishermen in Masinloc, Zambales
Philippines Coast Guard Accuses China of 'Dangerous' Acts Near Scarborough Shoal

Manila, Philippines (diplomat.so + Reuters) - The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has accused China of engaging in "dangerous and blocking" maneuvers while its vessel p

UK Intelligence: Ukrainian Strike on Belbek Airfield Weakens Russian Aircraft

London (diplomat.so) - UK intelligence, as reported by European Pravda on February 10, has revealed that a recent strike by Ukrainian forces on the Belbek airfield in occupied