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ዓለምለኻዊ ምንቅስቓስ መንእሰያት ኤርትራ – EYGM እታ ንዳርጋ ሰለስተ ሰሙን ብዙሓት ኤርትራውያን ተሳፈርቲ ሒዛ ካብ ገማግም ሊብያ ተበጊሳ ኣብ ማእከላይ ባሕሪ ጠፊኣ ዝቐነየት መርከብ፡ ኣብዚ ሳልስቲ’ዚ ምስ ኩሎም ተሳፈርታ ግዳይ ማእከላይ ባሕሪ ምዃና ተፈሊጡ ኣሎ። በዚ ሓደጋ’ዚ ሰለስተ ሚእትን ዕስራን ሓሙሽተን ኤርትራውያን፡ ዓሰርተ ኢትዮጵያውያንን፡ ሓደ ምስራዊ መራሕ መርከብ ህይወቶም ከምዝሓለፈት ዝረኸብናዮ ሓበሬታ የረድእ። ካብቶም ህይወቶም […]

Postcard From a Free Egypt

Op-Ed Contributor By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN Published: February 11, 2011 CAIRO Circulating through the streets of Cairo Friday night, with families packed into cars honking their horns in celebration and everyone strolling to Tahrir Square, I heard so many celebratory chants, but none more accurate and powerful in its simplicity than this one: “The people […]

A tyrant’s exit. A nation’s joy

Robert Fisk: They sang. They laughed. They cried. Mubarak was no more Saturday, 12 February 2011 Everyone suddenly burst out singing. And laughing, and crying, and shouting and praying, kneeling on the road and kissing the filthy tarmac right in front of me, and dancing and praising God for ridding them of Hosni Mubarak – […]

Sudan should learn the emerging lessons of Egypt

Africa’s largest country is about to be split into two, and there is much that needs to be done politically, economically – and, above all, democratically The events in Cairo are going to provide an uneasy backdrop to President Omar al-Bashir‘s attempts to maintain his monopoly on power in Egypt’s neighbour, Sudan. One lesson that […]

Robert Fisk: Mubarak is going. He is on the cusp of final departure

Protesters in Tahrir Square are right to be sceptical despite the apparent shake-up in Egypt’s ruling party Sunday, 6 February 2011 The old man is going. The resignation last night of the leadership of the ruling Egyptian National Democratic Party – including Hosni Mubarak’s son Gamal – will not appease those who want to claw […]

Fears over African migrants held by Sinai Bedouin

31 December 2010 Human rights groups say Bedouin smuggling gangs are holding over a hundred African migrants for ransom in the Sinai desert. The BBC’s Rupert Wingfield-Hayes has had rare access to smugglers close to the Israeli border. Dusk is falling across the desert as we arrive at our rendezvous. It has taken five hours […]

Case studies: African migrants smuggled into Israel

16 December 2010 Last updated at 12:31 GMT African migrants in Israel are worried after the government announced plans for a large new detention centre in the southern Negev desert and started work on a barrier to seal off the border with Egypt. Officials say more than 35,000 people have crossed the Sinai to enter […]

Eritrean head of state visits Cairo to discuss regional issues

Staff Thu, 02/12/2010 – 14:11 President Hosni Mubarak on Thursday met with his Eritrean counterpart, Isaias Afwerki, in Cairo to discuss African and Middle Eastern issues and bilateral relations. No other officials were present, sources close to the president told Al-Masry Al-Youm. Afwerki last visited Egypt in May. The meeting comes amid deteriorating relations between […]

Egypt police kill Eritrean woman at Israeli border

Tue Jun 29, 2010 2:16pm GMT EL-ARISH, EGYPT, June 29 (Reuters) – Egyptian police shot and killed an Eritrean woman trying to cross Egypt’s border into Israel, security sources said, bringing the number of migrants killed along the border so far this year to at least 19. The 38-year-old woman was shot three times — […]

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