Sources: Ethiopian Forces in Somalia Shot Down Kenyan Plane

Sources: Ethiopian Forces in Somalia Shot Down Kenyan Plane

By Harun Maruf VOA – An Ethiopian anti-aircraft missile brought down the Kenyan plane that crashed in the Somali town of Bardale last week, killing six people on board, multiple sources have told... Read more »
Ethiopia admits shooting down Kenya aid aircraft in Somalia

Ethiopia admits shooting down Kenya aid aircraft in Somalia

The plane had been carrying humanitarian and medical supplies to help the country fight the spread of coronavirus. Ethiopia on Saturday admitted it was behind the shooting down of a privately owned... Read more »
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Somalia arrests, deports ex-head of Ethiopia torture home, Jail Ogaden

Authorities in Somalia over the weekend arrested and deported a former commander of Ethiopia’s notorious Jail Ogaden, located in the eastern Somali regional state. Reports said Hassan Ismail Ibrahim known by the... Read more »
Power shift creates new tensions and Tigrayan fears in Ethiopia

Abiy holds talks with President of Somaliland Administration

Addis Ababa, February 20, 2019 (FBC) – Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmedreceived at his office today the President of the SomalilandAdministration Muse Bihi Abdi and his delegation. The two parties discussed and... Read more »
UN lifts sanctions on Eritrea, keeps arms embargo on Somalia – Washington Post

UN lifts sanctions on Eritrea, keeps arms embargo on Somalia – Washington Post

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Wednesday to lift sanctions against Eritrea following its thaw in relations with Ethiopia and other neighboring countries — but it kept an arms... Read more »
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Somali, Eritrean leaders in Ethiopia to cement regional ties

Gondar AFP – The presidents of Somalia and Eritrea met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday to cement regional economic ties as relations warm between the once-rival nations. Somalia’s President... Read more »