Horn of Africa

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Horn of Africa

A peninsula in northeastern Africa including Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti. The Horn of Africa is a major coffee exporter. However, because of political instability in Somalia, the waters around the Horn suffer from piracy.
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Our focus for this issue is Israel and Jordan in the Middle East, a geographic and cultural region of some twenty-three countries in southwestern Asia and northeastern Africa.
This emergency food distribution is making it possible for 20 million people in southern and northeastern Africa, tottering on the brink of starvation, to eat one meal a day.
Known as the Periplus, it described the coasts of northeastern Africa as the Erythraean [or Red] Sea and the earliest trade routes to India.
The genetic findings lend support to the controversial proposal, advanced by Fred Wendorf of Southern Methodist University in Dallas and his coworkers, that cattle domestication emerged in northeastern Africa around 9,000 years ago, independent of any other domestications.
The additional capacity will be used for voice and data traffic and provides full coverage of the African continent and Europe, making it easier for ASECNA to expand its network within the Africa Indian Ocean Satellite Network (AFISNET) and interconnect with other regional air safety navigation organizations, such as the Southern African Development Community/VSAT Network (SADC/VN) and the Northeastern Africa Indian Ocean VSAT network (NAFISAT).
At present, the Islamic Republic of Iran's Navy has deployed forces from the Gulf of Aden to Northeastern Africa and Sumatra which shows its might," Commander of the Iranian Navy's Missile Program Rear Admiral Ali Vafadar said.
Researchers suspect that ancestors of this animal are extinct, but they may have roamed the Maghreb of northeastern Africa, and possibly the coast of Yemen.
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