The United Arab Emirates is dismantling parts of a military base it runs in the East African nation of Eritrea after it pulled back from the grinding war in nearby Yemen, satellite photos analyzed by The Associated Press show. Continue reading UAE ‘Downsizing’ Eritrea Military Base
Existing diplomatic relations between Eritrea and Saudi Arabia are at an all-time high.
BY AL-AIN NEWS
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki met, on Tuesday evening, a Saudi delegation headed by Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan during his official visit to Eritrea.
The Eritrean Information Minister, Yamani Gebremeskal, said in a tweet that the Eritrean President had received the Saudi Foreign Minister and his accompanying delegation. Continue reading Saudi Arabia and Eritrea Agree to Establish Joint Cooperation Committee
“Once considered to be among Africa’s most isolated countries, Eritrea’s evolving relationship with regional cooperation could have major implications for stability in the Horn of Africa.”
BY HARRY VERHOEVEN | UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE
When Eritrea’s president last month hosted the leaders of Ethiopia and Somalia to discuss “regional cooperation,” that initiative drew few global headlines. Still, Eritrea’s move should be noted by policymakers and others working for stability in the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea region. Continue reading Amid Red Sea Rivalries, Eritrea Plays for Independence
Crown Prince met with Eritrean President and stressed the importance and role of the “Council of Arab and African Countries of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden”
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) today met in Riyadh with Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and held extensive discussion focused on bilateral relations and cooperation and regional developments. Continue reading Saudi Crown Prince Receives President of Eritrea
“While we recognize the goodwill of our international partners, a condescending narrative that belittles Africa and its achievements is not proper”
BY MINISTRY OF INFORMATION (PRESS RELEASE)
In a long interview with Asharq al-Awsat (Thursday, 9th January English and Arabic editions), on the strategic importance of the Council of Arab and African States bordering the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, the Saudi Minister of State for Africa digresses from the central theme to speak about resolution of conflicts in Africa in a rather deprecating tone. Continue reading Eritrea Express Unhappiness Over Saudi Minister’s “Islamic Role” Remark
President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed of the Federal Republic of Somalia arrived in mid morning hours of today, 10 January for two-day working visit in Eritrea. Continue reading President of Somalia on Working Visit in Eritrea