Eritrea

Us Tries To Help Resolve Ethiopian Dam Dispute

The United States is again stepping into efforts to resolve a dispute over Ethiopia's massive hydropower dam along an important Nile tributary.The new U.S. envoy to the Horn of Africa, Jeffrey Feltman, is visiting Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea and Ethiopia...
Related topics: Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan

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Eritrea’s President Visits Sudan Amid Tensions Over Ethiopia

Eritrea’s president has arrived in Khartoum for talks with Sudanese officials amid tensions over a longtime border dispute between Sudan and Ethiopia
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Ethiopian Foreign Ministry Says Eritrea Started Pulling Troops Out Of Tigray

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Eritrea has started withdrawing its troops from the northern restive Ethiopian region of Tigray, in accordance with an agreement reached by the two countries on 26 March, the Foreign Ministry of Ethiopia said in a statement.
Related topics: Russia, Moscow, Ethiopia

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Amnesty Accuses Eritrea And Ethiopia Of Committing Atrocities Together

It wasn’t so long ago that the Prime Minister of Ethiopia was receiving the Nobel Peace Prize for ending a conflict with Eritrea. Today Amnesty International released a report accusing both the Eritrean and Ethiopian governments of working...
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Amnesty Report Describes Axum Massacre In Ethiopia's Tigray

Soldiers from Eritrea systematically killed “many hundreds” of people, mostly men, in a late November massacre in the Ethiopian city of Axum, Amnesty International says in a new report, echoing the findings of an Associated Press story last week...
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Clandestine Training Of Somali Forces In Eritrea Stirs Families' Concern

Somalia’s government sent thousands of recruits to Eritrea for military training in a clandestine operation, as the country faces al-Shabab threats, the recent withdrawal of U.S. military personnel and the projected drawdown of African Union...
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Saudi Coalition Sends Troops To Reinforce Yemen’s Marib As Houthis Close In On Gov't Stronghold

The United Arab Emirates has begun dismantling a key military base in Eritrea that it used to wage war against the Houthi movement as it withdraws from the six-year-long conflict. Despite a devastating air campaign, the Saudi-led coalition hasn’t...
Related topics: Yemen, United Arab Emirates, Military

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Un: Ethiopia May Not Have Control Of A Large Part Of Tigray

The United Nations humanitarian chief has privately told the U.N. Security Council that Ethiopia may not have control of up to 40% of the territory in its embattled Tigray region and does not have full command of forces from neighboring Eritrea...
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Families Hold Out Hope For Eritrea’s Disappeared Journalists

They haven’t heard from their loved ones in nearly two decades, but the families of imprisoned journalists in Eritrea still hold out hope after authorities freed several prisoners after 26 years. One of the journalists held incommunicado for...

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Africa Forges Ahead With Free Continental Trade Bloc Despite Pandemic 

Despite a second wave of coronavirus in many African countries, the continent on January 1 launched the world's largest trade bloc after the World Trade Organization. Every African nation except Eritrea has signed on to the African Continental Free...

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Bbc Glosses Ethiopia Horror

A feel-good headline on the BBC this week reads: “How a pariah and Nobel laureate became friends”. It was referring to the leaders of Eritrea and Ethiopia, as if their “friendship” was some kind of benign development to be lauded.
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Mcconnell Ratifies Biden Win, But No Bipartisan Unity For Covid Relief

Tom "Mr. Monsanto" Vilsack to be Biden's Agriculture Sec; Baltimore PD lying about air surveillance; US accuses Eritrea of helping Ethiopia
Related topics: Joe Biden, Monsanto, Ethiopia

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Law Prof: I Nominated Ethiopian Pm Abiy Ahmed For The Nobel Peace Prize. Then He Started A Civil War

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019 for ending the two-decade “state of war” between Ethiopia and Eritrea, with many hailing a new era of peace in the region. Just one year later, Ahmed’s...
Related topics: Nobel Prize, Ethiopia, Military

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Us Reports Several Explosions Heard In Eritrea’s Capital

The U.S. Embassy in Eritrea says six explosions were heard Saturday night in the capital, Asmara

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Multiple Explosions Reported In Eritrean Capital Amid Brewing Tensions In Neighbouring Ethiopia

Earlier this month, at least two missiles were fired from the northern Ethiopian state of Tigray at neighbouring Eritrea as the breakaway region remains engulfed in a conflict with Addis Abba.
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Eritrea Under Fire As Ethiopian Pm Says 'last Peaceful Gate' Closed, Refuses To Negotiate With Tplf

Fierce fighting has been underway for several weeks since Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed unleashed military forces in an effort to subdue a rebellious regional administration in Tigray, with hundreds of people reported to have been killed.
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Pompeo: Us Condemns Attack By Tigray People’s Liberation Front, Urges De-escalation

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States has denounced the attack by the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) on an airport in Eritrea and is calling on all parties to de-escalate, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Tuesday.
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Rockets Hit Eritrea’s Capital, Asmara

The leader of Ethiopia's northern Tigray region confirmed Sunday that his forces fired missiles at Eritrea's capital, Asmara, and threatened more attacks, saying “we will take any legitimate military target and we will fire."Tigray regional...
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Rockets Hit Airports In Eritrea’s Capital, Ethiopia’s Amhara State

Three rockets were fired Saturday at the Eritrean capital, Asmara, diplomats said, hours after the leaders of Ethiopia’s Tigray region warned it might attack.The rockets appeared to be aimed at the capital’s airport. Information about damage or...
Related topics: Airports, Ethiopia

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Why Eritrea’s Isaias Afwerki, The Tactical Authoritarian, Might Be President For Life

There are few leaders as enigmatic as Eritrea’s president, Isaias Afwerki.In my book, Understanding Eritrea: Inside Africa’s Most Repressive State, I profile the president who led the country as it fought for its freedom from Ethiopia for 30...
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