Eritrea reiterates, once again, its commitment on the safety and security of the Red Sea.
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The geostrategic importance of the Red Sea is too palpable to merit extended elaboration. Global and regional developments in the past decades and current trends further accentuate the full ramifications of its importance. Continue reading Eritrea’s Stance on the Security of the Red Sea
Deepening relation between Eritrea and Saudi Arabia are centered on: South Red Sea security, combating terrorism and trafficking, and confrontation of maritime threats.
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Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki with General Fahad bin Turki Abdulaziz, the commander of Saudi Arabian troops in Yemen. The visit could be filed as a normal courtesy exchange between the two countries. met Continue reading Eritrea, that Iron Alliance with Saudi Arabia
Al-Jezeera have started, once again, spewing false and ludicrous allegations against Eritrea; this time re: a secret UAE run military prison in Assab.
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The Doha-based Al-Jezeera TV Stations – both English and Arabic Channels – have been spewing false and vicious news about Eritrea this week. This is not, of course, the first time for these Channels to broadcast ludicrous against Eritrea. allegations Continue reading Press Release // Al-Jazeera’s Relentless Campaigns of Disinformation
Persecution and hardship in the Oromia region drives tens of thousands of migrants each year to cross the Red Sea from Djibouti, in a bid to reach the Gulf
Deadly journeys: Ethiopians at the IOM transit center in Obock, Djibouti, waiting to return home. People on the road to Obock told the Guardian that friends had perished en route. (Photo: Charlie Rosser)
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We met in the desert,” says Badru Mohammed, gesturing at his three companions. The four Ethiopian boys pause for breath and refreshment beside the road, grasping their plastic water bottles tightly as they sip, careful not to waste a drop. The Djiboutian sun is still low in the sky but the road is already hot. They have more than 200km left to walk and their plastic sandals are disintegrating. Continue reading How Despair Drives Young Ethiopians to Flee to Yemen
Sudan says it is evaluating the benefits and drawbacks of its participation in a Saudi-led coalition that has been fighting Iran-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen for more than three years.
Sudan is assessing its participation in Saudi-led military operations in Yemen, its defense minister said on Wednesday, amid growing discontent in parliament over high costs and the deaths of dozens of Sudanese soldiers, Reuters reports. Continue reading Sudan Assessing Military Participation in Yemen
Yemen’s Houthi rebels threatened to strike Somaliland’s Berbera port should the authority continue granting the United Arab Emirates with land for a military base.
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Yemen’s Houthi rebel groups have threatened to strike Somaliland’s Berbera port should authority in Somaliland continue its lease agreement to the United Arab Emirates.
Somaliland – a semi-autonomous region in Somalia – is reported to have signed a deal with the UAE to have the latter use the Berbera Port as a military base.
Continue reading Yemeni Rebels Threaten to Strike Somaliland’s Berbera Port
Former Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh assassinated
The former President of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, has been killed in clashes with rival Houthi fighters, the country’s Houthi-controlled interior ministry confirmed.
Houthi-controlled al-Masirah TV cited Houthi officials as announcing the “end of the crisis of the treason militia and the killing of its leader”.
Continue reading Houthis Killed ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh
The new naval facility being built near the regional port of Berbera is expected to be completed by June 2018.
Construction of a UAE naval base in Somaliland has started with the facility expected to be completed by June 2018.
Sharjah-based engineering group
Divers Marine Contracting is leading the project after being awarded the $90m contract in April, Arabian Business reported, citing company managing director Abdulla Darwish as saying. Continue reading UAE’s Somaliland Naval Base Construction Begins