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Israel Sends 14 Eritreans Back to Their Homeland

Israel Sends 14 Eritreans Back to Their Homeland BY: P.J. TOBIA | PBS.org There are tens of thousands of Eritrean migrants living in Israel. They are rarely granted work permits and now, due to a year-old immigration law, every migrant who crosses the border is imprisoned for a minimum of three years. Some may be held indefinitely. […]

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Two Swedish Nationals Convicted in Eritrean Sinai Torture Blackmail Trial

Two Swedish Nationals Convicted in Eritrean Sinai Torture Blackmail Trial The two men, 21 and 18, were sentenced to a month in prison with probation, and probation respectively despite prosecutor calls for a "severe sentence". The kidnappers, who are reported to be Swedish nationals of middle eastern descent, demanded that the woman pay them $33,000.  […]

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Sudan unveils plans for illegal immigration crackdown

Sudan unveils plans for illegal immigration crackdown June 23, 2013, (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese interior ministry has announced its determination to deport all undocumented foreign nationals and called upon foreign citizens to legalize their status in the country before the deadline stated by the authorities. Sudan’s interior minister Minister of Interior, Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid (C), […]

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Sudan’s President Al Bashir Leaves for Asmara Today

Sudan's President Al Bashir Leaves for Asmara Today Sudan Vision | June 13 Khartoum – President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al Bashir leaves today for Eritrea at the head of a high-level delegation on a three-day an official visit. President Al Bashir will discuss with the Eritrean President, sias Afwerki progress of the bilateral […]

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Egypt’s Instability Triggers a New Proxy War Against Ethiopia and its Allies

  Egypt’s Instability Triggers a New Proxy War Against Ethiopia and its Allies By Gregory R. Copley | oilprice.com Egypt’s Morsi Government has initiated a return to covert war against Ethiopia, which controls the source of the Blue Nile, Egypt’s and Sudan’s principal source of water.  The result will almost certainly lead to an increased level of insecurity […]

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Sudan’s Bashir blasts ICC’s ‘new face of colonisation’

  Sudan’s Bashir blasts ICC’s 'new face of colonisation’   As African leaders at an AU summit Monday discuss a proposal urging the International Criminal Court (ICC) to withdraw crimes of humanity cases against Kenya’s top leaders, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir told FRANCE 24 he supported the move.   By FRANCE 24   African leaders meeting […]

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A Week in the Horn of Africa – Amanuel Biedemariam

A Week in the Horn of Africa Amanuel Biedemariam The geopolitical makeup of the Horn of Africa (HOA) is going through rapid changes that will affect the relationships of the nations in the region for good. The changes will influence the economies and security stances of the countries in the region. It will have implication […]

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The SINAI Connection

A Sudanese migrant held in captivity by human traffickers in the Sinai Peninsula, at an Israeli shelter, Tel Aviv,  The SINAI Connection Lina Attalah April 23, 2013 "When the police asked what was in the car, the driver said potatoes and tomatoes,” recounts Effrant, a young Eritrean man, describing how he’d been covered with a […]

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