Posts Tagged ‘Ethiopia’

Ethiopia: Will the “Humanitarian Truce” Help in Resolving the Situation in Tigray

The Ethiopian government has announced that an “indefinite humanitarian truce will take effect immediately,” they said they hoped to help accelerate delivery of emergency aid to the Tigray region, where hundreds of thousands are starving. Since the war began in the north of the country in November 2020, thousands of people have been killed and […]

#Ethiopia #TigrayGenocide #ExcuseForRegimeChangeWar

While France steps up neocolonial aggression in its former North and West African colonies, the U.S. has set its sights on the elected government of Ethiopia in the geostrategic Horn of Africa. Ethiopia’s growing ties with China and Russia and the Joint Declaration on Comprehensive Cooperation Between Ethiopia, Somalia and Eritrea so threaten U.S. global hegemony that a U.S. […]

Ethiopia Enjoys a Temporary Lull

Ethiopian troops under the command of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won a military victory last December when they stopped a group of Tigray rebels from advancing on the country’s capital, which could have led to the overthrow of his government. The Prime Minister wholly appreciated the bravery of his troops. “Ethiopia is proud of your […]

Ethiopia detains thousands of Tigrayans repatriated from Saudi Arabia, rights group says

The Ethiopian government has been detaining and forcibly disappearing thousands of Tigrayans who were repatriated back to the country from Saudi Arabia, according to a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW). After tens of thousands of Tigrayans were deported from the Gulf Arab Kingdom between December 2020 and September 2021 under an agreement with Ethiopia, […]

Freelance AP Journalist Amir Aman Kiyaro Detained In Ethiopia

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A freelance video journalist accredited to The Associated Press in Ethiopia has been detained by police in the capital, Addis Ababa, the news organization said Wednesday. Amir Aman Kiyaro was detained under the country’s new war-related state of emergency powers on Nov. 28 after returning home from a reporting trip. He […]

How the Left Can Get Ethiopia Right

Above Photo: Protesters chant slogans during a demonstration over what they say is unfair distribution of wealth in the country at Meskel Square in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, Aug. 6, 2016.” (VOA) The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly with #NoMore The best way for leftist anti-imperialists to support Ethiopia is to not take a […]

US Prepping For Libya-Style Intervention In Ethiopia

Above Photo: A protester from Ethiopia’s community in Lebanon holds a placard against the U.S. and other western country’s intervention in her country in Beirut, Lebanon, Dec. 5, 2021. Hussein Malla / AP. “Every Option Is On The Table.” While Many In The Horn Of Africa Clearly Need Help, The Biden Administration’s Idea Of “Help” […]

Greeks of Ethiopia Remain Calm Despite Conflict in the North

The Greek Community of Ethiopia celebrated OXI Day prior to an advisory issued by the Greek Foreign Ministry. Credit: Meta/FaceBook/Archdiocese of Aksum Ethiopia The Greeks of Ethiopia remain calm but on alert should evacuation be necessary as the armed conflict in the northern region of the country rages for more than a year. In early […]

USA Loses Ethiopia; Biggest Strategic Blunder Since Loss of Iran

With the failure of the US backed TPLF Terrorist coup attempt against the democratically elected government of Ethiopia the USA is facing it’s greatest strategic blunder since losing Iran in 1979. The Ethiopian Army and its allied militias have in the last 10 days of fighting regained all the territory it lost in several months […]

Ethiopia: the Tragedy of the Country and Abiy Ahmed Personally

According to state media, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed vowed to “bury the enemy” in his first message from the battlefront, according to state media, as the UN warned the yearlong conflict has left millions short of food.  As Tigrayan rebels report major territorial gains, claiming to have seized a town 220 kilometers from Addis […]

Who Gains From Ethiopia Tigray War?

If you want to know who is likely to be at war, just look at who is given the Nobel Peace Prize by the Norwegian (NATO) Parliament. Obama got it just days into office before he escalated the war in Afghanistan. Henry Kissinger got it in the 1970’S. And two years ago the Prime Minister […]

Ethiopia conflict by US design

Image Credit: Getty Images/Getty Images Supported by America and other foreign forces, including elements within United Nations (UN) agencies, The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) are attempting to overthrow the democratically elected Government of Ethiopia and regain power. This would be disastrous for the country and the region. The impact of the year-long conflict is […]

Ethiopia: Abiy Will Lead Army In Anti-TPLF Struggle ‘From The Battlefront’

Above photo: PM Abiy at campaign rally. Mulugeta Abeye/AP. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Monday that beginning the following day, he would take personal command of the war effort against the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), an armed rebel group that has taken over the northern Tigray region and invaded several neighboring states. […]

Ethiopia at a Crossroads: Civil War or Peaceful Settlement?

The government of Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency in the country, as the rebel forces of Tigray threaten to attack the capital, and the war that has been going on for a year is rapidly escalating and brings more and more troubles and misfortunes to Ethiopians. The United States has stated that the danger […]

US Sends Clear Message To African Nations As It Turns Its Back On Ethiopia

The corporate media in the United States is waging a misinformation campaign as part of the hybrid warfare being used to try to subjugate Ethiopia. Ajamu Baraka of the Black Alliance for Peace states there “is a coordinated effort to criminalize and delegitimize the Ethiopian state in order to cripple or balkanize it, maybe even […]

Qatar urges nationals to leave Ethiopia ‘as soon as possible’

Qatar, on Wednesday, called on its citizens to leave Ethiopia “as soon as possible” and to observe the highest degree of caution, two days after Addis Ababa declared a state of emergency amid fighting with Tigrayan rebels. “We call upon all Qatari citizens in Ethiopian territory to take the highest degree of caution and to […]

How The US Enabled Ethiopia’s Bloodletting

Training Its Military While Playing Innocent Observer The Biden Administration Has Sanctioned Eritrea And Ethiopia For Alleged Crimes Against The Tigray People. But Over The Last Three Decades, Successive US Governments Trained And Modernized Ethiopia’s Military Under The Cover Of “Peacekeeping” Operations. The World Food Program recently reported that 7 million Ethiopians across three northern states—Afar, Amhara, […]

Ethiopia: Assailed by Terrorists and Betrayed by the West

As the new government led by Prime-Minister Ahmed Abiy takes office for their second term, the West’s relentless propaganda campaign against Ethiopia continues. Since the Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) attacked the Ethiopian State on 4 November 2020 (the day after President Biden was elected coincidentally), the US and allies, factions within UN agencies and […]

Fasil Ghebbi: The Magnificent 17th-century Camelot of Ethiopia

Fasil Ghebbi is a fortress located in the city of Gondar, in the north-western Ethiopian region of Amhara. The fortress was founded in the 17th century and served as the royal residence of the Ethiopian rulers up until the 19th century. It is also referred to as the “Camelot of Ethiopia.” Although the fortress was […]

Biden Demands Ethiopia’s Unconditional Surrender

President Joe Biden continues to play the cluelessly racist and paternalistic Ugly American in the Horn of Africa. NOTE: In support of this month’s Stop AFRICOM actions called by the Black Alliance for Peace, the United National Antiwar Coalition will be holding a webinar on the situation in Ethiopia, Tigray, and the Horn of Africa. […]

Sudan accepts Turkey mediation offer to end disputes with Ethiopia

Sudan accepted Turkey’s offer to mediate between Khartoum and Ethiopia, Anadolu reported. Sudanese Foreign Minister Mariam Al-Sadiq Al-Mahdi announced that Sudan accepted the Turkish government’s offer to solve the border dispute. “During the visit of Sudan’s head of Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan to Turkey last month, he accepted an initiative from the Turkish leadership […]

Ethiopia: TPLF terrorism expands, civilians massacred

Image Credit: David BURNETT (CONTACT Press Images) As the armed conflict between Ethiopia and the Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) enters a new phase, Ethiopians are uniting against their common enemy. The TPLF is not a group of freedom fighters standing up for the downtrodden; they are a terrorist insurgent force waging a war against […]

Pyramids Of The Ancient Aryan Kingdom Of Kush — Ethiopia And Sudan

We have previously featured the work of historian and anthropologist, Robert Sepehr — whose specialty is tracing the history of the Genesis 10 Aryan-Adamic peoples — such as the Chachapoyas or “Cloud People” who built the remarkable pyramids of Central and South America. Here we have transcribed one of Sepehr’s lectures on the ancient kingdom […]

Ethiopia after its Parliamentary Elections that Failed to Resolve Anything

In the midst of an extremely tense political situation, both inside Ethiopia and in terms of tension with its neighbors Sudan and Egypt over its controversial project to build the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, parliamentary elections were held in the country.  This was the sixth general election since the current regime came to power more […]

Ethiopia on the Brink of Civil War

For a time, it seemed that with the return of its capital (Mekelle is the capital city of the Tigray region) by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, the war in the northern region of Ethiopia was at an end. However, it soon became clear that the fighting was active on two levels: on the battlefield […]

‘Stop interfering’: Ethiopia’s opportunity after the election

Image Credit: AP Photo/Ben Curtis Despite ongoing violence in the northern region of Tigray, persistent attempts to de-rail the process and cries of catastrophe by western powers (most notably the U.S.) and mainstream media, on June 21, Ethiopia conducted its first ever democratic elections. The mechanics of the election were not perfect, but crucially there […]

The Bloody Conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has stated that she is “deeply concerned” about the ongoing violations, including executions, in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, adding that the long-awaited investigation into the situation there will be ready in August. In her view all the parties to the conflict in the country’s northern […]

Ethiopia says army can re-enter seized Tigray capital Mekelle ‘in weeks’

The Ethiopian army says it could re-enter the seized Tigray regional capital of Mekelle within weeks if needed, a spokesman for a government task force said on Wednesday, adding that government-allied Eritrean forces had withdrawn from the region. Rebel fighters have been battling Ethiopian government forces in the region since November last year and thousands […]

Aid group MSF ‘horrified’ as colleagues murdered in Ethiopia

The medical charity Doctors Without Borders said Friday it was “horrified by the brutal murder” of three colleagues in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the latest attack on humanitarian workers helping civilians in the deadly conflict there. A statement by the aid group, also known by its French acronym MSF, said two Ethiopian colleagues and one from […]

Sudan rules out force to stop Ethiopia’s second filling of Renaissance Dam

Sudanese Foreign Minister Mariam Al-Sadiq Al-Mahdi ruled out using force to stop Ethiopia’s second filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Sudanese media reported on Friday. “The first filling of the dam was a stab in the back,” she conveyed in press remarks, noting that it caused a “massive shock” to confidence between the […]

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