UNHCR voices deep concern of ‘deteriorating conditions’ of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 - 04:03 GMT

In a statement on Friday, UNHCR said Eritrean refugees in Tigray are struggling to obtain clean water and food and medicine, affirming the need to provide them with life-saving assistance “or more refugees may die.”

NYT opinion: Tigray conflict is war of choice planned by Abiy Ahmed before Nobel Peace Prize

Thu, 16 Dec 2021 - 11:26 GMT

Ahmed was awarded Nobel largely for the peace deal he signed with Isaias Afwerki, the authoritarian leader of Eritrea, only months after he assumed office as president.

US Envoy for Horn of Africa visits Egypt

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 12:11 GMT

The Special Envoy will hold meetings with officials from the respective governments as well as the United Nations and the African Union.

Egyptian fishermen arrive in Cairo after being held for months in Eritrea for illegal fishing

Sun, 25 Apr 2021 - 12:02 GMT

A group of Egyptian fishermen who had been held in Eritrea have come home safely after month-long of diplomatic efforts, according to Egypt’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday.

Families of 120 fishermen detained in Eritrea call for their release

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 02:45 GMT

Families of 120 Egyptian fishermen in El-Borg town in Damietta demanded the release of their relatives who were detained by Eritrean navy forces last month.

Egypt supports efforts aimed at bolstering peace, security in Horn of Africa: FM

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 09:53 GMT

The comments came in a meeting with an Eritrean delegation paid an official visit to Cairo in light of the ongoing coordination between the two countries.

Sisi congratulates Abiy Ahmed for Nobel Peace Award

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 - 10:41 GMT

“It is a new victory to our black continent, which is always ambitious for peace and seeking stability and development," said President Sisi.

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed announced 2019 Nobel Peace Laureate

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 - 10:16 GMT

“The prize is also meant to recognise all the stakeholders working for peace and reconciliation in Ethiopia and in the East and Northeast African regions,” the committee said.

Sisi: Egypt keen on establishing strategic partnership with Eritrea

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 - 08:26 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi stressed Saturday the importance of setting forth well-defined plans to push forward Egyptian-Eritrean cooperation at various levels.

Sisi to receive Eritrean President at Al- Ittihadeya palace Saturday

Sat, 08 Jun 2019 - 11:28 GMT

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Cairo Saturday on a two-day visit to Cairo.

Arab Foreign Ministers discuss regional threats, challenges

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 04:32 GMT

The 151st session of the Council of Arab Foreign Ministers kicked off on Wednesday.

Sudan's Bashir says border with Eritrea, shut for a year, reopens

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 - 09:05 GMT

"I announce here, from Kassala, that we are opening the border with Eritrea because they are our brothers and our people," said al-Bashir

U.N. Security Council considers lifting Eritrea sanctions next week

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - 12:30 GMT

The U.N. Security Council is considering lifting sanctions on Eritrea next week after a rapprochement with Ethiopia.

Foreign Ministry welcomes peace deal between Ethiopia, Eritrea

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 12:19 GMT

The Foreign Ministry said that the deal reached between the two countries represents a significant progress to the Horn of Africa region.

Ethiopia, Eritrea reopen border points for first time in 20 years: minister

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 - 10:05 GMT

The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea re-opened crossing points on their shared border on Tuesday for the first time in 20 years.

UAE plans oil pipeline from Ethiopia to Eritrea

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 11:56 GMT

The United Arab Emirates plans to build an oil pipeline connecting Eritrea and Ethiopia

Egyptian delegation trains Eritrean doctors in Asmara

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 - 01:59 GMT

An Egyptian medical delegation arrived in Asmara earlier this month to train Eritrean doctors on some of the new medical devices.

Ethiopia, Eritrea set to play first match in two decades

Tue, 24 Jul 2018 - 04:20 GMT

Ethiopia are set to play Eritrea in a friendly soccer match, the state-affiliated Fana news agency reported on Monday.

North Korea, Eritrea have world's highest rates of modern slavery

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 10:00 GMT

North Korea and Eritrea have the world's highest rates of modern slavery.

Ethiopia appoints ambassador to Eritrea

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 10:21 GMT

Ethiopia has appointed its first ambassador to Eritrea in two decades