Tag: somalia

The Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group: Another July, another Ethiopian‐Authored Forgery Expected

The Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group: Another July, another Ethiopian‐Authored Forgery Expected Ghidewon Abay Asmerom July 4, 2012 The Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group (SEMG) is expected to issue another one of its annual reports on Eritrea’s  compliance/noncompliance with UN sanctions 1907(2009) and 2023(2011).  However, as usual, the report is predicted to be neither objective, nor impartial, […]

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At UN, Eritrea has been breaching the arms embargo

  At UN on Eritrea, Discordant NYT Note in Arming Shabab Narrative Ignored By Matthew Russell Lee | Inner City Press UNITED NATIONS, March 28 — After the Somalia / Eritrea Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council provided a closed door briefing on Wednesday, Inner City Press asked Deputy Permanent Representative Philip Parham of […]

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U.S.-backed war in Somalia runs into stiff resistance

By Abayomi Azikiwe  Editor, Pan-African News Wire  Published Mar 22, 2012 8:16 PM A major battle outside the Somalian central city of Baidoa on March 10 showed that the imperialist-backed war against Al-Shabaab is far from over. Reports in recent weeks in the corporate media had made it appear that the Islamic resistance forces were […]

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Eritrea denounces foreign meddling in Somalia

(AFP)-NAIROBI — Eritrea, often accused of supporting Islamist rebels in Somalia, on Monday criticised foreign interference in the war-torn country, ahead of an upcoming peace conference in Britain. "External actors, even those most friendly and most sympathetic to Somalia, need to resist the urge… to act on behalf of Somali people, as such an approach […]

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The Horn of Africa Imperatives – Amanuel Biedemariam

  The key question regarding the Horn of Africa is what the desired outcome for the region is. The answer for that are peace, stability and direction towards sustainable development. The question then becomes, who has the interest for peace in the region. That requires honest assessment by all involved humanitarians, peace-loving people, national and […]

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Eritrea Envoy Urges UN to Lift ‘Unfair’ Sanctions

(VOA)-Eritrea’s envoy to the United Nations says his country is vindicated following a recently-released preliminary U.N. report that found insufficient evidence that Asmara provided weapons to Somalia militant group al-Shabab last year. Eritrea has often maintained its innocence over accusations it supports militant groups including al-Shabab, which accusers say destabilizes not only Somalia, but the […]

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Eritrea did not fly arms to al Shabaab last Oct: UN

Mon Jan 16, 2012    By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Eritrea did not airlift arms to Islamist militants in the Somali town of Baidoa late last year, a preliminary U.N. report has found, pouring cold water on a charge that sparked a diplomatic row between the two countries. Kenya accused Eritrea in November […]

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Video: Eri-TV Somali language news (December 21, 2011)

ERI-TV weekly news in Somalia language: (Watch video for full coverage). Eritrean TV broadcasts Somali language news online via Internet or via satellite access once a week every Wednesday at 11:00AM EST (New York Time). The live online version news can be seen here at www.EastAFRO.com

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