26 Sep 2018

Arab Gulf states in the Horn of Africa: What role do they play?

The recent Ethiopia-Eritrea peace agreement was not signed in either country, but in Saudi Arabia. Although not included in the typical “Middle East and North Africa” (MENA) grouping, the horn of Africa is separated by the Arab Gulf only by the thin Red Sea, 220 miles across at its widest

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11 Jul 2018

Ethiopia and Eritrea’s declare end of war

A formal declaration by the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea have officially ended their border war 18 years after the fighting stopped. While a peace deal ended the fighting in 2000, the countries have not had diplomatic or trade ties. The war was a consistent legitimizing factor for many of

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07 Jun 2018

Ethiopia ‘accepts peace deal’ to end Eritrea border war

Ethiopia’s government decided to accept the full results of the 2002 border commission ruling on the disputed territory between Ethiopia and Eritrea, formally ending a longstanding dispute that has seen tens of thousands of people killed in fighting, mostly in the late 90s.  Source: Ethiopia ‘accepts peace deal’ to end

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