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Ethiopia: Regional Strength and Economic Growth

Outmanoeuvring opponents in Eritrea while bringing allies into play in Somalia, Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is looking for an international role. This has been...

Al-Shabaab Targets Internally Displaced Persons

The international community yesterday called for respect of civilian life and humanitarian agencies in Mogadishu as Al-Shabaab mortar attacks continued in the Somali capital,...

Proxy War Stokes Tension Between Ethiopia, Eritrea

Ethiopia's military strike against targets in Eritrea last week has opened a new phase on the proxy war the Horn of Africa neighbors have...

Ethiopian Army Attacks Eritrean Military Bases

Ethiopia's military launched an attack against "terrorist camps" inside Eritrea today in one of the most serious incidents since conflict between the two neighbors ended 12...

All Eyes on Eritrea as Arms Shipment Reaches Al-Shabab

The Kenyan military said two planes landed at an al-Shabab controlled airfield in Somalia this week, loaded with arms destined for the al-Qaida-linked group. The news immediately heightened longstanding suspicions that Eritrea is arming Somali militants.

Eritrea's President Afeworki Embarks On Uganda Visit

Eritrean President Isaias Afeworki has embarked on a three day visit to Uganda at the invitation of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, in what observers termed a notable attempt at 'mending fences'