Human Rights Watch (HRW) has been examining events in Eritrea since the country first gained independence from Ethiopia in 1991. After a bitter 30-year war, tensions between the two countries remain and border disputes are a regular threat to stability
The United Nations Security Council is to blame for the ongoing border dispute between Ethiopia and Eritrea, according to an Eritrean-American analyst and writer with the U.S. Foundation for the Horn of Africa.
Eritrea has responded to comments from Ethiopia’s new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, calling for reconciliation between the two countries by telling him the ball remains in Ethiopia’s court.
Ethiopia has accused neighbouring Eritrea of attempting to compromise its security by supporting “destructive” groups.
Air Arabia will run flights to Eritrea starting December 10 as the budget airline expands its presence in Africa.
Israel’s prime minister announced on Sunday that he has reached an international agreement that could deport 40,000 African refugees from the Middle East nation.
Eritrean refugees staged a protest in Ethiopia this week against the regime they fled from in their home country.
The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday voted to extend separate arms embargos against Eritrea and Somalia.
The Eritrean government has warned the UNited Nations that Ethiopia’s ongoing encroachment into Eritrean land is a threat to security in the Horn of Africa.
China says it is open to the idea of sending peacekeeper troops to the disputed Djibouti-Eritrea border region.