Saturday, September 21, 2019

Tag: eritrea

Eritrea Closes Border Crossings to Ethiopian Travelers

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Eritrea has partially closed two border crossings with Ethiopia that opened this year after the former East African rivals...

Ethiopia Moving Troops From Eritrean Border Amid...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian military officials on Friday announced they are moving troops away from the border with Eritrea, months after the...

1st Commercial Flight from Ethiopia to Ex-Rival...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Hailed as "the bird of peace," the first commercial flight from Ethiopia to former rival Eritrea landed on Wednesday as air...

10 Interesting Backstories About How These...

Liberia Liberia got its name from the group of Quakers and slaveholders who wanted to repatriate freed Black people to Africa, a report by PBS explains....

Israel Follows Saudi Arabia, Planning Deportation of...

As Ethiopians removed from Saudi Arabia continue filing back into the country, Israel is also planning to deport 500 Ethiopians, possibly as early as...

African Migrants Find An Uneasy Asylum In...

The scissors never seem to stop in Sami's barber shop off a pedestrian street in south Tel Aviv. Fresh out of the barber's chair, Philip...

Italian Divers Resume Search After 300 Drown...

Italian divers searched on Friday for bodies trapped in the wreck of a boat packed with African migrants that sank off Sicily, killing an estimated 300...

Israel Confirms Plan to Deport 50,000 African...

Israel has confirmed plans to begin deporting more than 50,000  African migrants via Uganda. Israeli officials announced plans to soon begin deporting the migrants from...

Israel Denies Entry to Africans Huddled at...

Fearful that Israel is becoming overrrun with too many Africans, Israel has refused to grant entry to a group of Eritrean refugees huddled at...