Tag Archive | Sanctions

Eritrea’s Military Got Help From U.A.E., Foreign Firms, UN Says

By Nizar Manek November 12, 2017, 12:53 AM EST Gulf nation reportedly setting up base in Horn of Africa Assistance would violate eight-year UN arms embargo on Eritrea Emirati armed forces show their skills during a military show at the opening of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi. […]

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Eritrea backing armed groups against Ethiopia and Djibouti – U.N. experts

From Africa News Dear readers, Stay tuned for our next editorial, “Eritrea is not a place, it is a people.” Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban A United Nations report says Eritrea’s continued support for some anti-government elements continue to heighten security in the Horn of Africa region. The activities of the said groups are intended at […]

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DISPATCH The Rehabilitation of Africa’s Most Isolated Dictatorship

FROM FOREIGN POLICY Eritrea is coming in from the cold. Could that spark a shooting war with Ethiopia? ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Two recent and seemingly incongruous events may one day be seen as symbolic turning points for Eritrea, an authoritarian, one-party state often referred to as Africa’s hermit kingdom. The first was a bloody […]

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Saudi Arabia, U.A.E Paying Eritrea to Back Yemen Fight, UN Says

From Bloomberg   Ilya Gridneff African nation allowed use of land, airspace, UN report says Potential violation of UN resolutions if compensation misused Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are paying Eritrea to help fight its anti-Houthi military campaign in Yemen in an agreement that may violate United Nations sanctions against the Horn of […]

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UN REPORT: UAE, SAUDI USING ERITREAN LAND, SEA, AIRSPACE AND, POSSIBLY, ERITREAN TROOPS IN YEMEN BATTLE

The United Arab Emirates has leased a key Eritrean port for 30 years and along with its Gulf ally, Saudi Arabia, has established a military presence in Eritrea in return for monetary compensation and fuel supplies. United Nations investigators have also received reports that 400 Eritrean troops are embedded with UAE forces battling Houthi rebels in […]

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U.S. welcomes Sudan’s removal from money laundering & terrorism financing blacklist

  October 29, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – The United States Embassy in Khartoum issued a statement on Thursday welcoming Sudan’s removal last week from the list of countries that have deficiencies in their legal and regulatory framework as related to combating money laundering and financing of terrorism. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an inter-governmental established […]

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Eritrea Sanctions: Due To Djibouti, Ethiopia Policies

  The UN’s Security Council is set to extend the mandate of the Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea (SEMG) for a year and will not lift the sanctions on Eritrea for at least another year, according to draft resolution that has been circulated. SEMG Report Summarized In a 93-page SEMG report that the Sanctions […]

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Adopting new resolution, Security Council extends arms embargoes imposed on Somalia and Eritrea

A wide view of the Security Council in session. UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz (file) 23 October 2015 – The United Nations Security Council today extended the arms embargo on Somalia until 15 November 2016 while reaffirming the country’s sovereignty over its natural resources, while also reaffirming its arms embargo on Eritrea. Adopting a new resolution by […]

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Sudan accuses powerful nations of exerting control over UN

From The Sudan Tribune September 2, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s foreign minister Ibrahim Ghandour has criticized the United Nations saying the international organization fell under the domination of some powerful countries. Sudan’s foreign minister Ibrahim Ghandour, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly’s seventieth session on 2 October 2015 (Photo UN/Cia Pak) He told […]

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South Sudan will not allow looming western sanctions: official

September 28, 2015 (JUBA) – A senior South Sudanese official at foreign service office said his government will not allow what he called western countries to impose sanctions on officials or the government over non implementation of the recently signed peace agreement in August between president Salva Kiir and armed opposition leader, Riek Machar. South […]

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