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Eritrea ‘continues support’ to Somalia’s Al-Shabab, says Ethiopia
July 30, 2013 (Sudan Tribune) – In fresh allegations made by Ethiopia on Monday, the East African nation said that efforts to maintain peace and stability in Somalia is taking longer due to Eritrea’s continued support of the Islamist militia group, Al-Shabab.
The Ethiopian government said despite...
Somalia Sanctions Violated by US, France, UK & Even UN, Bax & Ladsous
By Matthew Russell Lee | Inner City Press
UNITED NATIONS, July 23 — The UN's Somalia sanctions report, in portions scarcely reported by Western wire services, notes violations by France, the US, the UK and the UN itself.
Can the UN violate its own sanctions? It does: see Reportat Page 333,...
On UN Eritrea Report, Press Elements Shot Down, UK Explains "Not Brilliant"
By Matthew Russell Lee, Exclusive | Inner City Press
UNITED NATIONS, July 24 — The work of the UN's Somalia Eritrea Monitoring Group is taking fire from all sides, but the United States and United Kingdom do not want the Security Council to state this.
In closed door consultations,...
UN condemns flow of arms in Somalia and Eritrea
Jul 25, 2013
UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday condemned the flow of weapons and ammunition to and through Somalia and Eritrea in violation of arms embargoes against both countries.
A resolution adopted unanimously by the council called the arms flow "a serious threat to peace and stability in the region."
Security Council extends mandate of monitoring group for Somalia and Eritrea
Security Council members voting to reaffirm arms embargoes on Somalia and Eritrea. UN Photo/Mark Garten
24 July 2013 – The Security Council today extended for 16 months the mandate of the United Nations expert panel monitoring compliance with sanctions against Somalia and Eritrea, while further easing funding...
Sanctions Circus: Eritrea Responds to Report Leaked to Reuters Leaker
By Matthew Russell Lee| Innercity Press
UNITED NATIONS, July 17 — The dysfunction of the UN's sanctions committees is exemplified by the current Eritrea report. There was no consensus on releasing it, as some argued there was no evidentiary support for its claims. But it was, predictably, leaked to Reuters...
Exclusive: Eritrea pays warlord to influence Somalia – U.N. experts
"According to a letter the Russian delegation sent to Ambassador Kim Sook, chairman of the Somalia/Eritrea sanctions committee, Russia objects to the publication of the (Eritrea) report due to the biased and groundless conclusions and recommendations contained in it."
July 17, 2013|Louis Charbonneau
Press TV will transmit an Eritrean documentary on Wednesday October 24, 2012. This documentary probes into the achievements of Eritrea in spite of the sanctions imposed against it by the U.S.
Mr Afshin Rattansi an award winning journalist and author of sixnovels. <http://www.afshinrattansi.com/> Mr Afshin who got back from Eritrea after interviewing and...
Over 50,000 Virginians from the Horn of Africa (HoA) will vote in the 2012 election. During the last Presidential election, nearly all the votes went for President Obama in Northern Virginia and gave the President a convincing victory in the State of Virginia. The momentum President Obama had and the margins he led by was reasonable predictor that the President will do well and he did. The 2012...
Yemane Gebreab, political advisor to Eritrea President Isaias Afewerki
Last updated on: October 17, 2012 5:02 PM
A political advisor to Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki says most permanent members of the U.N. Security Council want to lift sanctions against his country.
“It’s only fair that these sanctions be lifted...