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In Red Sea, Gulf states look to block Iran's expansion
(Moves by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to expand their military reach across the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden have long-term objectives, most prominent among them blocking Iranian ad­vances in a region that has become increasingly strategic in the strug­gle between the Arab monarchies and the Islamic Republic...
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Ethiopian Airlines to Host ICAO Global Aviation Training and TRAINAIR PLUS Symposium
February 20, 2018 Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, proudly announces that it will host the ICAO Global Aviation Training and TRAINAIR PLUS Symposium with the theme: “Together, Enhancing Training to Build Capacity” at the seat of the African Union, Addis Ababa from April 11 through 13, 2017.

The reality of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)
(MoFA) 02-20-17 - Ethiopia commenced the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Abbay River, the Blue Nile, at Guba in the Benishangul Gumuz Regional State in 2011. The decision to build the Dam followed the signing of the Nile Cooperative Framework Agreement (CFA) a year earlier by the countries of the Nile Basin ...

Uncovering the ill intent behind HRW's article on Lake Turkana
(MoFA) 02-20-17 - Human Rights Watch (HRW) published an article this week, repeating its claims that the Gilgel Gibe III Dam and the ongoing plantations along the Omo River Valley were negatively affecting the water levels ...

Ethiopia’s Stand on major issues of the UNSC & its Priorities
Berhanu Tsegay, Yekatit/2009 E.C - The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, charged with the maintenance of international peace and security as well as ...

Reply to ‘Challenges of Sustaining Peace beyond the Emergency Decree
Habtu 02-20-17 - This is just a very brief piece of paper in response to the article written by an individual who claimed herself/himself as a Tigrian-origin Ethiopian living in Gonder. It is still my sincere and strong belief that any Ethiopian ...

A Tale of Two Journalists: Graham Peebles and William Davison on Ethiopia
February 18, 2017 - In this “Opinion Roundup,” we present our views on how the international media writes about Ethiopia using two examples: Graham Peebles and William Davison. Why Graham Peebles and William Davison? We think (again, our opinion) that the two represent two faces of the same phenomenon—one writes blatant opinion that is passed off as fact and the other is more tempered in his approach but succeeds in falling short of good journalism.

Open Letter to the Secretary General of the UN Mr. Antonio Guterres
February 18, 2017 - Dear Mr. Antonio Guterres,First of all, I would like to congratulate you on your new appointment as UN Secretary General.
Dear Sir, The practice of genetically modifying seeds and patenting them as unique inventions has now been going on for decades...

Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy Graduates 184 Aviation Professionals
February 18, 2017 - Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy (EAA), ICAO TRAINAIR Plus member and IATA authorized global training center, has graduated 184 aviation professionals at a ceremony held at the Academy’s Commercial and Cabin Crew Training Building on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Among the total graduates, 145 are females

Challenges of Sustaining Peace Beyond the Emergency Decree
Mulumar Kiros /Gondar/ 02-18-17

TPLF CC Statement on the Occasion of 42nd Anniversary of Lekatit 11!
TPLF Office 02-17-17

MFA offers its deepest condolences on the passing away of Dr. Richard Pankhurst
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs would like to offer its deepest condolences on the passing away of Dr. Richard Pankhurst in his ninetieth year.The doyen of historians and scholars of Ethiopia, Dr. Pankhurst was one of Ethiopia's greatest friends during his long and productive life...

Fake news: How can African media deal with the problem?
At a time when fact-based reporting is increasingly being undermined by fake news, the BBC's Dickens Olewe looks at the lessons for the media in Africa.
Can some one compile all the fake news and pictures the extremists have been posting through the years and forward to BBC and Facebook! Even-though Ethiopia has been complaining to these institutions about all the negative news they carry about Ethiopia based on what the extremists say they have not been listening! Perhaps now they will since President Trump is calling them all "Fake News"

Oromia pastoralists set to receive 1.6 mln Birr in livestock insurance payment
Addis Ababa February 16, 2017:- Oromia Insurance Company (OIC) is set to pay 1.6 million Birr in livestock insurance compensation to 1,474 pastoralists in Borena and West Guji zones of Oromia Region...

Ginbot 7 and the Ethiopian Diaspora: Next Steps
Berhanu Nega, leader of Ginbot 7, a self-described terrorist group committed to overthrowing the Ethiopian government “by any means necessary,” is back in the United States. Why? Presumably, the economist turned military commander of a 200-man army based in Asmara is here to raise money and the flagging hopes...

Setting non-partisan agenda on Nile, GERD
Fekadu Wubete 02-16-17 - Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn had discussd with President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi of Egypt on the sideline of the 28th African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.The two leaders had held thoroughly discussion focusing on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) ...

Foreign Investment in Ethiopia Slumps After Businesses Attacked
Foreign direct investment in Ethiopia dropped by a fifth in the first half of the country’s fiscal year after violent anti-government protests in which foreign-owned businesses were targeted.

The Future is Bright
Teferi Mekonnen 02-13-17 -On 12 It is not a calling in favor but the world-famous economist, Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz had pronounced that “Ethiopia’s economy is doing well.” He won’t hesitate to repeat...

Ethiopian Outperforms in Flight Punctuality
Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, ranked 11th worldwide in flight on-time performance for the month of January 2017, according to FlightStats, the leading provider of real-time global flight data to companies and individuals across the travel ecosystem.

Ezana Sehay 02/10/17
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    UTNA 02-04-17
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    31 January 2017
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    Amen Teferi 01-31-17
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    Tsegaye Tegenu, PhD 30-01-2017
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    Ethiopian 25 January 2017

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