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US to Remove Sudan from State Sponsors of Terrorism List

Sudan agreed to pay $335m to victims of the 1998 terror attack in exchange for the end of a U.S. designation

After twenty-seven years on the US State Sponsor of Terrorism list, President Trump today announced that Sudan’s terror designation was at long last being removed.

BY AL JAZEERA

President Donald Trump has said the United States will remove Sudan from its State Sponsors of Terrorism list after the government in Khartoum paid compensation to victims of attacks.

Trump, who is seeking re-election next month, said in a Twitter post on Monday Sudan had agreed to pay $335m to “US terror victims and families”. Continue reading US to Remove Sudan from State Sponsors of Terrorism List

Eritrea Blames CIA for 2011 Acts of Subversion

This is an exclusive interview with Eritrea’s Minister of Information

“Our intended goal is that by December this year [2011], the regime of Isaias Afwerki should be shaking and ready to fall, and we are working on the final details now of an ICC Warrant for crimes against humanity for the President.” – Secret Amnesty International Memo (Photo: Getty Images)
BY GUIDO TALARICO | EASTWEST MAGAZINE

A few days ago, the Eritrean Ministry of Information published documents that would prove the involvement of the CIA (the US secret services), Mossad (the Israeli secret services) and some NGOs in a series of activities aimed at boycotting Eritrea. Continue reading Eritrea Blames CIA for 2011 Acts of Subversion

Putin Gives Order to Lift Eritrea Sanctions

Economic sanctions against Eritrea have been in place since 2009, while an arms embargo has been imposed since 2013

An invitation for Eritrea to formally begin shopping of defensive weapons?

BY TASS – RUSSIAN NEWS AGENCY

Russian President Vladimir Putin has lifted the sanctions imposed on Eritrea, which have been in place for almost ten years. The presidential decree is published on the official portal of the legal information. Continue reading Putin Gives Order to Lift Eritrea Sanctions

Eritrea Finally Out of US Doghouse

The U.S. draws Eritrea closer by removing it from a list of countries uncooperative in the fight against terrorism, a move that carries great significance to the restoration of their fraught relation.

BY CALEB AJINOMOH | VENTURE AFRICA

In a move that carries great significance for the country’s future, Eritrea has been removed from the United States’ terror watch list. This list comprises of nations believed by the US State Department to be uncooperative in the global fight against terrorism. Continue reading Eritrea Finally Out of US Doghouse

Sudan’s African Union Membership Suspended

Expulsion would last ‘until the effective establishment of a Civilian-led Transitional gov’t’

The African Union has, with immediate effect, suspended the participation of the Republic of Sudan in all AU activities until the establishment of a Civilian-led Transitional Authority.

BY TESFANEWS*

The African Union has suspended Sudan’s membership “with immediate effect”, amid an upsurge of violence in the capital that has seen dozens killed and growing fears that splits among the ruling military regime could lead to civil war and anarchy. Continue reading Sudan’s African Union Membership Suspended

US Removing Eritrea from Counter-Terrorism Non-Cooperation List

(File Photo) – From left are Chief of Mission Natalie E. Brown, Rep. Ilhan Omar, Minister of Information Yemane G. Meskel, Rep. Karen Bass, and Rep. Joe Neguse. Members of Congress were the first to visit Eritrea in 14 years.

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS

Eritrea is being removed from the United States government’s list of countries deemed not to be cooperating fully with U.S. counterterror efforts. Continue reading US Removing Eritrea from Counter-Terrorism Non-Cooperation List

TPLF’s Documentary: Repeating the Tale of “Good Morning and I am Sowing a Linseed”

Only TPLF free Tigray can live peacefully as Eritrea’s neighbor.

Does TPLF remember the historical relationship between the people of Eritrea and Tigray only when it is in trouble?

BY ABEL KEBEDOM | MODOTE

Recently, I watched a three-part documentary by Tigray TV that narrates the historical relationship between the people of Tigray and Eritrea. I would say it was a good usual TPLF theatrical act. In fact, the documentary raises more questions than answers. Continue reading TPLF’s Documentary: Repeating the Tale of “Good Morning and I am Sowing a Linseed”

U.S. Continues Economic Sabotage Against Eritrea

Journalist Thomas C Mountain claims that the US administration completely shuts Eritrea off any financial wire transactions with the rest of the Western world as of March 1st, 2019 due to extended sanctions on Russian banks.

BY THOMAS C MOUNTAIN *

On February 28, 2019, the last financial wire transactions between the small African country of Eritrea and all the western countries were stopped with no further wire transfers in US dollars or Euros to or from Eritrea being allowed. Continue reading U.S. Continues Economic Sabotage Against Eritrea