Addis Ababa rejects and qualifies US sanctions of inappropriate and unacceptable

This is a new milestone in U.S.-Ethiopia relations. Washington has decided to impose sanctions against Ethiopian and Eritrean officials. First there will be visa restrictions, followed by heavy financial sanctions, including in the areas of security and economic assistance. The Read more

Turkey: Kurds Need to Move Eastward for Euphrates Shield Operation to End

Turkey launched on Wednesday a military operation baptized Euphrates Shield aimed at eliminating threats posed by militants of the Islamic State and Kurdish fighters from the northern Syrian town of Jarbulus close to its border. The operation has been condemned Read more

US Vice-President Criticises Israelis & Palestinians for Lack of Goodwill for Peace

US Vice-President Joe Biden Sunday lashed out at both Palestinians and Israelis for not showing goodwill to end several decades of contention and adopt a two-state solution as Israel continues settlements and Palestinians pursue anti-Israel campaigns around the world. “There Read more