Eritrea

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

Eritrean troops withdraw from Ethiopia border - Eritrean Press

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 10:05 GMT

Eritrea has pulled troops back from the heavily militarized border with Ethiopia as a "gesture of reconciliation" with its giant neighbor and long-time foe.

Eritrea president says during Ethiopia visit: "History is being made"

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 10:17 GMT

Afwerki said, "history was being made", in his first comments during a visit to Ethiopia, days after the 2 neighbours declared their "state of war" over.

Timeline: Ethiopian and Eritrean relations

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 09:35 GMT

Afwerki was due to arrive in Ethiopia to cement a stunning rapprochement between the neighbors that has swept away 2 decades of hostility in a matter of weeks.

Eritrea leader visits Ethiopia on Saturday in historic thaw

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 11:30 GMT

Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki is visiting Ethiopia on Saturday, the latest step in an unprecedented diplomatic thaw between the former archrivals

UN chief says no need for sanctions on Eritrea

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 - 05:44 GMT

The United Nations chief said on Monday he believed the need for U.N. sanctions against Eritrea will no longer exist following its peace deal with Ethiopia, U.S. News & World Report reported.

Egypt welcomes Eritrean-Ethiopian declare of peace

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 - 04:31 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Ministry announced Monday welcoming the peace agreement signed by the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea to end 20 years of severed ties.

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