Tag Archives: Red Sea

70 Ethiopians dead after boat capsizes in Red Sea

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (April 16,2019) Seventy Ethiopians were killed when their boat capsized in the red sea. The migrants were heading to Yemen and Saudi Arabia, according to a report by Deutsche Welle Amharic service. Sixty of the dead were from one district in Tigray region, Atsbi Wenberta. At least forty of the families of the deceased have ...

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Ethiopia: Attempt to recruit army fails amid growing regional tensions

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 19, 2018) Ethiopia’s Ministry of Defense is advertising in the local media urging the youth to join the regular army as tensions rose in the subregion following Sudan’s handover of a Red Sea island to Turkey and the ensuing deployment of troops by Egypt and Sudan along their border. Regional allies and foes responded ...

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