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Eritrea and Saudi Arabia to Boost Red Sea Security

President Isaias discussing security cooperation with Deputy Crown Prince
President Isaias discussing security cooperation with Deputy Crown Prince, Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of Saudi Arabia Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz.

By VideoNewsUs,

SAUDI Arabia and Eritrea have reached a security agreement on fighting terrorism, illegal trade and piracy in the Red Sea, Eritrean diplomatic sources said Wednesday.

According to the sources, the agreement, reached during a visit by Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki to Saudi Arabia, also calls for preventing any foreign interference in Yemeni affairs.

Afwerki concluded a two-day visit to the oil-rich kingdom on Wednesday.  Continue reading Eritrea and Saudi Arabia to Boost Red Sea Security

President Isaias on State Visit to Saudi Arabia

By TesfaNews,

ERITREAN President Isaias Afwerki pays a two day state visit to Saudi Arabia at the invitation of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. Upon arrival at Riyadh King Khalid International Airport on Tuesday (28), the President was warmly welcomed by the King himself.  Continue reading President Isaias on State Visit to Saudi Arabia

Press Release: Eritrea’s Stance on Yemen Crisis

Eritrea made its stance on the Yemeni crisis very clear first by denouncing the repeated and groundless allegations of an Iranian support to Houthi through Eritrea.

By Ministry of Foreign Affairs,

THE Eritrean Foreign Ministry today (31) issued a statement that dismissed as baseless a fabricated report, quoting certain Yemeni officials, alleging Iranian support to Houthi through Eritrea.

In the 11-point press statement, the Ministry underscored that the Government of Eritrea has been monitoring such repeated and groundless allegations claiming at one time that ‘there exist Israeli bases in Eritrea’ and at another ‘Iranian bases’.

Noting these unethical and unprofessional acts on the part of certain media outlets, the Ministry’s press statement denounced the practice. It further elaborated Eritrea’s stance regarding developments in Yemen.  Continue reading Press Release: Eritrea’s Stance on Yemen Crisis

Houthi Envoy? Deliberate Disinformation on Eritrea

Geeska, an obscure reporter who has no Eritrea presence, alleges the Houthis send envoy to Eritrea. If memory serves us better, this reputable liar previously said “Russia is holding its heavy military exercises with 100 aircrafts in the west of Eritrea near the Ukraine border”. Wait what?

By Yemane G. Meskel,

CONCERTED and deliberate disinformation on Eritrea have ratcheted up these days for reasons that are not difficult to figure out. The main culprits are certain intelligence agencies masquerading as independent think thanks and their TPLF (Ethiopian) minions.

Latest planted story is the purported visit of Houti delegation to Eritrea.  Continue reading Houthi Envoy? Deliberate Disinformation on Eritrea

Egypt will Interfere Militarily if Bab Al-Mandab Strait is Blocked

The Bab El-Mandeb, which connects the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean via the Red Sea and Suez Canal, is one of the most important maritime corridors in the world. The security of Bab El-Mandeb strait is not just related to Yemen’s security but to the security of the whole region, including Eritrea

By The Cairo Post,

THE head of Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority said Wednesday his country would send troops to Yemen in case extremist groups attempt to block Bab Al-Mandab strait that links the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported. Continue reading Egypt will Interfere Militarily if Bab Al-Mandab Strait is Blocked

Houthis’ Advance, Red Sea Security and Eritrea’s Initiative

Many initiatives have failed in the past to solve the issue of the Houthis, who are supported by Iran, from controlling the Bab al-Mandeb strait and threatens the security of the Red Sea countries. The latest initiative by Eritrea is therfore aimed to avoide the outbreak of military confrontations in the region in the event of the aticipated arrival of the Houthis to the straight after they successfully controlled the Yemeni capital Sanna.

By Walaa Hussein,

IN LIGHT of the current crisis in Yemen and the control of Sanaa by Houthi armed groups, Egyptian experts predict that Egypt would intervene in the conflict to prevent the Houthis from gaining control of the strait of Bab al-Mandeb on the Red Sea, in defense of Egyptian and Gulf security.

Commander of the Egyptian navy, Osama al-Jundi, openly declared the navy’s readiness to protect the country’s territorial waters, economic interests and the Egyptian coast in all directions and to deal with any risks that might threaten them.

At the same time, a number of initiatives were launched in an attempt to ward off this war. Egypt and Saudi Arabia both received an invitation from Isaias Afwerki, the Eritrean president, to start negotiations to find a way to maintain the security of the countries along the Red Sea. Continue reading Houthis’ Advance, Red Sea Security and Eritrea’s Initiative