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In the News (Wed 20 Feb 19)

  
  EritreaDaily - Eritrea International News Trove
Eritrea, Ethiopia: Winds Of War Blow In Africa
Eritrea: The Algiers Agreement Is Only A Paper
Eritrea: Q and A With President Isaias Afewerki
www.eritreadaily.net   (219 words)

  
  Eritrea (06/07)
Eritrea is located in the Horn of Africa and is bordered on the northeast and east by the Red Sea, on the west and northwest by Sudan, on the south by Ethiopia, and on the southeast by Djibouti.
In 1988, the EPLF captured Afabet, headquarters of the Ethiopian Army in northeastern Eritrea, prompting the Ethiopian Army to withdraw from its garrisons in Eritrea's western lowlands.
Eritrea lost many valuable economic assets in particular during the last round of fighting in May-June 2000, when a significant portion of its territory in the agriculturally important west and south was occupied by Ethiopia.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2854.htm   (3916 words)

  
  Eritrea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eritrea is a multilingual and multicultural country with two dominant religions and nine nationalities, each speaking a different language.
Eritrea's history is one of the longest in Africa, and may be one of the longest in the world.
Eritrea is located in the Horn of Africa and is bordered on the northeast and east by the Red Sea.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eritrea   (4591 words)

  
 Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea
Ethiopia and Eritrea are mountainus countries, and the highest peak is Ras Dejen in the Semien Mountains of Ethiopia (4543 m).
One of the collaborators of the Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea, Prof.
In August, 1999, a symposium entitled Flora of the Horn of Africa and its relation to adjacent Floras - 3rd Symposium on the Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea was held at the Carlsberg Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark.
www.nathimus.ku.dk /bot/fleth.htm   (1725 words)

  
 Atlas - Eritrea Map
Eritrea, independent state in Africa, bordered on the east by the Red Sea, on the south-east by Djibouti, on the south and west by Ethiopia, and on the north and north-west by Sudan.
During the long struggle, the people of Eritrea managed to forge a common national consciousness, but, with peace established, they now face the task of overcoming their ethnic and religious differences in order to raise the country from a poverty made worse by years of drought, neglect, and war.
Eritrea’s environment suffers from frequent droughts and from the effects of the country’s decades-long war of independence.
atlas.freegk.com /world/africa/eritrea/eritrea.php   (1565 words)

  
 Politics of Eritrea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Politics of Eritrea takes place in a framework of a presidential republic, whereby the President of Eritrea is both head of state and head of government and a single-party state, led by the People's Front for Democracy and Justice.
Independent local sources of political information on Eritrean domestic politics are scarce; in September 2001 the government closed down all of the nation's privately owned print media, and outspoken critics of the government have been arrested and held without trial, according to domestic and international observers, including Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International.
Eritrea is a single-party state, run by the People's Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Politics_of_Eritrea   (1683 words)

  
 Eritra
Mussolini invaded Ethiopia from Eritrea in 1936 but was defeated by the Allies in 1941.
A commission was sent to Eritrea in 1947 to report on the wishes of the population.
The annexation of Eritrea by the Abyssinian Emperor Haile Selassie brought on a civil war that was to last 30 years before Eritrea was freed.
us-africa.tripod.com /eritrea.html   (592 words)

  
 Eritrea travel guide - Wikitravel
Eritrea is in East Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Djibouti and Sudan, with a long disputed border with Ethiopia.
Ethiopia's annexation of Eritrea as a province 10 years later sparked a 30-year struggle for independence that ended in 1991 with Eritrean rebels defeating governmental forces; independence was overwhelmingly approved in a 1993 referendum.
Eritrea currently hosts a UN peacekeeping operation that is monitoring a 25 km-wide Temporary Security Zone on the border with Ethiopia.
wikitravel.org /en/Eritrea   (382 words)

  
 allAfrica.com: Eritrea
One of the sources said she may have been taken to the Sawa military camp in the northwest after being in touch with one or more persons who had fled across...
Eritrea: Donations Towards Construction of Martyrs Statue in Agordat
Eritrea: Prayers Conducted in Memory of Eritrean Martyrs
allafrica.com /eritrea   (913 words)

  
 Eritrea
Before the advent of the Italians at the end of the 19th century, the history of Eritrea is characterized by the domination of various powers, such as the Turks and Egyptians.
Eritrea was placed under British military administration until 1952 when it was federated with Ethiopia (1952-1962) and was finally annexed as a province of Ethiopia.
The unpopular Federation and subsequent annexation of Eritrea with Ethiopia led to an armed struggle for liberation which began in September 1961 and would last more then 30 years, until Eritrea was finally liberated in May 24th 1991.
home.wxs.nl /~hans.mebrat   (786 words)

  
 eritrea map and information page
Eritrea was awarded to Ethiopia in 1952 as part of a federation.
Ethiopia's annexation of Eritrea as a province 10 years later sparked a 30-year struggle for independence that ended in 1991 with Eritrean rebels defeating governmental forces; independence was overwhelmingly approved in a 1993 referendum.
Climate Eritrea is a hot, dry desert strip along the Red Sea coast; cooler and wetter in the central highlands (up to 61 cm of rainfall annually); semiarid in western hills and lowlands; with rainfall heaviest during June-September except in the coastal desert area.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/africa/er.htm   (321 words)

  
 Eritrea Encyclopedia Article @ ColorfulImaginations.com (Colorful Imaginations)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As an enclave on the coast of the Red Sea coast, a major trade route since ancient times, Eritrea has long been a strategic location for much of the region, a hub for exports of gold, ivory, civet musk and slaves, and imports of textiles and other manufactured goods.
The coastal area was visited shortly before the Christian era by Ptolemaic naval expeditions, which came in quest of elephants, known as "the tanks of the ancient world".
Contemporary Eritrea gained its independence from Ethiopia after a thirty-year war which lasted from 1961 to 1991.
colorfulimaginations.com /encyclopedia/Eritrea   (4566 words)

  
 Eritrea
Before the advent of the Italians at the end of the 19th century, the history of Eritrea is characterized by the domination of various powers, such as the Turks and Egyptians.
Eritrea was placed under British military administration until 1952 when it was federated with Ethiopia (1952-1962) and was finally annexed as a province of Ethiopia.
The unpopular Federation and subsequent annexation of Eritrea with Ethiopia led to an armed struggle for liberation which began in September 1961 and would last more then 30 years, until Eritrea was finally liberated in May 24th 1991.
home.planet.nl /~hans.mebrat   (787 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Africa | Country profiles | Country profile: Eritrea
Eritrea emerged from its long war of independence in 1993 only to plunge once again into military conflict, first with Yemen and then, more devastatingly, with its old adversary, Ethiopia.
A former Italian colony, Eritrea was occupied by the British in 1941.
Eritrea is a one-party state, with the ruling People's Front for Democracy and Justice the only party allowed to operate.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/africa/country_profiles/1070813.stm   (646 words)

  
 Ethnologue report for Eritrea
Central Eritrea, in and around the town of Keren.
Western Eritrea, on the Gash and Setit rivers, Sudan border and into Tigray Province.
In and north of Barentu, western Eritrea, adjoining Kunama territory which is to the south.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=Eritrea   (325 words)

  
 Eritrea - General Info   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On 1 January 1890, Italy set the boundaries of Eritrea and ruled it as a colony until 1941, when the British defeated the Italians in Africa and took over the administration.
Following a decision by the United Nations, Eritrea was federated to Ethiopia in 1952, with a certain amount of autonomy.
The oppression culminated with the dissolution of the Eritrean parliament and the annexation of Eritrea as Ethiopia's fourteenth province in 1962.
denbe.asmarino.com /asmarino/Eritrea   (160 words)

  
 Amnesty International Report 2002 - Africa - ERITREA
The mandate of the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE), created under the 2000 Algiers Agreement which ended the war with Ethiopia, was extended to March 2002.
Eritrea continued to support political and armed opposition groups in Ethiopia, and Ethiopia continued to support such groups in Eritrea.
Dozens of Eritrean officials of the former Ethiopian government in Eritrea were believed to be still serving prison sentences, imposed after unfair trials, for human rights abuses.
web.amnesty.org /web/ar2002.nsf/afr/eritrea!Open   (924 words)

  
 Eritrea: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
Eritrea is bordered by the Sudan on the north and west, the Red Sea on the north and east, and Ethiopia and Djibouti on the south.
Eritrea was part of the first Ethiopian kingdom of Aksum until its decline in the 8th century.
The British captured Eritrea in 1941 and later administered it as a UN Trust Territory until it became federated with Ethiopia on Sept. 15, 1952.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107497.html   (694 words)

  
 Ethiopia and Eritrea - Global Policy Forum - Security Council
Eritrea gave no official reason for the expulsion, but UN diplomats assume the government was frustrated with the Security Council’s threat to impose sanctions on Eritrea.
Eritrea warned the UN that it might rekindle its border war with Ethiopia if the world body failed to resolve their lingering territorial dispute.
Eritrea continues to face dire conditions due to the sustained drought and border dispute with Ethiopia, despite UN claims of slight improvements in the country's humanitarian situation.
www.globalpolicy.org /security/issues/ethindex.htm   (3412 words)

  
 FlyingFish - Eritrea, Ethiopia, war & famine; Haile Selassie, Mengistu & IMF
As a rough approximation, the population of Eritrea and Ethiopia and of their border areas (Sudan to the west, Kenya to the south, Somalia to the east, and Djibouti pocketed on the Red Sea coast between the coastal areas of Somalia and Eritrea), is half Christian and half Muslim.
Calling their territory at the time "Eritrea", after the classical Greek for "red sea", the Italians extended themselves further in the region, only to be thrown back into Eritrea's current borders after a crushing defeat, in 1896 at the battle of Adowa (in modern day Tigray), by Emperor Menelik II.
Eritrea severed diplomatic relations with Sudan in December 1994, and at the end of 1996, the US delivered $20 million of military equipment to Eritrea, Ethiopia and Uganda, intended to assist with undermining the Sudanese regime.
www.flyingfish.org.uk /articles/eritrea/strawbs.htm   (4565 words)

  
 Eritrea - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is bound by Sudan to the west, Ethiopia to the south, Djibouti to the southeast and the Red Sea to the north and northeast.
From 1896 to 1935-36 Eritrea was used a base by the Italians as the main base for invasions into Ethiopia.
On Nov. 14, 1962, Eritrea became a province within the Ethiopian empire and in the same year the Eritrean Liberation Front (ELF) was formed.
www.atlapedia.com /online/countries/eritrea.htm   (1087 words)

  
 Conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea - Global Issues
However, they disagreed on implementation issues and blamed each other for various things, from who started the conflict, to who was not committing to the peace process, thereby making peace harder to come by.
For example, Amnesty International points out that in Ethiopia, a large number of Eritreans are being detained just due to their Eritrean origins and that use of child soldiers on the front lines continue.
While the conflict raged on, in both Ethiopia and Eritrea severe drought threatened a famine as bad as the one in 1984.
www.globalissues.org /Geopolitics/Africa/EthiopiaEritrea.asp   (861 words)

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