Ethiopia troops entering Somalia a ‘routine movement’ – Anadolu Agency

Anadolu Agency Ethiopia troops entering Somalia a ‘routine movement’Anadolu AgencyEthiopia on Friday played down reports of “thousands” of its troops entering neighboring Somalia as a “routine troop movement”. Foreign Ministry spokesman Meles... Read more »

Djibouti: Why U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Did Not Visit Ethiopia

Djibouti (HAN) May 7th, 2017 – Public Diplomacy & Regional Security and defense Cooperation. Opinion article wrote by. Proffesor Alemayehu Mariam, “US doesn’t need Ethiopia in its war on terror in the... Read more »

Somalia: Ethiopia Shifts Troops Around, Adjusts Posture | Stratfor – STRATFOR

Ethiopian forces recently withdrew from several locations in Somalia’s central Galgaduud region, according to reports by Jowhar and on several social media outlets over the weekend. Ethiopian troops left the towns of... Read more »

South Sudan agrees to deploy regional protection force

The South Sudan government has agreed to accept the deployment of a UN-mandated regional force in Juba, a spokesman said, after months of hesitation over whether to allow extra foreign troops on... Read more »

Ethiopia suggests military intervention in South Sudan – Anadolu Agency

By Addis Getachew ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Rwanda, Kenya and Ethiopia are preparing a military force to intervene in South Sudan, an Ethiopian official said Friday. South Sudan was hit by renewed violence... Read more »

African Union decides against peacekeepers for Burundi

The African Union has decided against sending peacekeepers to crisis-hit Burundi after the embattled government said that any such move would be considered an invasion. Smail Chergui, AU commissioner for peace and... Read more »
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More Ethiopian troops seen in central Somalia – residents

(Reuters) – New convoys of heavily-armed Ethiopian troops have crossed into Somalia and are heading for central areas, residents said Sunday, days after Addis Ababa said it planned to send troops to... Read more »
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Ethiopia plans to send troops to Somalia, Official admit already enterd Somalia

ADDIS ABABA,  (Reuters) – Ethiopia will deploy troops inside Somalia for a “brief period” to help Somali and Kenyan forces battling Islamist militants expand their control in southern Somalia, Ethiopian officials said... Read more »

Ethiopia: Govt denies troops killed by Ogaden rebels

BBC: Ethiopia has denied claims that 25 of its soldiers have been killed by rebels in its oil-producing Somali region. The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) said it attacked a military convoy... Read more »
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Ethiopian peacekeepers to arrive in contested Sudan region of Abyei on Friday

NAIROBI, Kenya – Ethiopia says it has started deploying peacekeepers to the contested region of Abyei, which lies between Sudan and South Sudan. Dina Mufti, spokesman of Ethiopia’s foreign affairs ministry, said... Read more »