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Happy Awate Day: September 1, 2021

Today is Awate Day. It is the day on which we remember our hero Hamid Idris Awate who on September

The Lampedusa Tragedy: A Chronicle

[This was first published on October 2, 2014 @14:33] Tomorrow, Eritreans all over the world will observe a day of remembrance

Gold Coins and Necklaces–Congratulating PM Abiy

Last week Ethiopia went through eventful days. Among other things, on October 9, prime minister Abiy Ahmed inaugurated the 20 hectares

PFDJ Troll Alliance: Facebook Removes Saudi-UAE-Egypt Accounts

August 1, 2019, Facebook announced it was “Removing Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior in UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia” However, the news

A Call To The Moderates of The Horn Of Africa (Archived)

This editorial first appeared on Oct 22, 2003, and again on Sep 10, 2014. We are bringing it up today

Archive: awate.com Interview: Meles Zenawi Sizes Up The Region

According to the Eritrean regime, we have been on the verge of collapse, for what...ten years now! And these ten

The Circular Ethiopian-Eritrean Border Saga

Ethiopia has come a long way. In the last fifty years, it traveled the longest distance from where it started

If You Shall Do Wicked Things, Don’t Brag About It

[this archive material was fist published on Dec 12, 2002 @13:47] Arabic saying: إذا ابتليتم فاستتروا  fe’iza abteleytum, fe’estetiru. (If

Eritrea: Ethiopia’s Achilles’ heel–Will PM Abyi Ahmed Succeed in Bringing Peace?

Following the Ethiopian political developments has become a roller coaster for Eritreans. As much as they are impressed by the

Awate Archives: Why Idris Aba Arre Is Arrested

[The following archived article is being republished for the fourth time]  Seven months after this controversial article was published, Idris Aba

A Stalemate Breaks Down in The Arabian Gulf

Generally, when there is a national conflict, the people follow. Their salvation can only come from wise friends—but only if

UN Blue Helmets Shouted “Boo” In South Sudan

While the world community, as well as the people of the region were celebrating the birth of a new country

The Dardanelles, The Nile, And The Red Sea

In December of 2010, Bouazizi, a frustrated Tunisian street vendor, set himself ablaze and soon died of his injuries. The

Eritrean Opposition Goal For PFDJ: Death By 1,000 Cuts

The single argument that unites the entire Eritrean opposition is that Eritrea’s ruling party, PFDJ, is not fit to govern

Warships In Asseb: The agony Of Irrelevance

The claim that the United Arab Emirates has a military base in the Eritrean port of Asseb started out as a

Leaked Memo: Eritrea’s Plan To Neutralize Susan Rice

The following memo, written on January 23, 2015 by Mr. Berhane Gebrehiwot, Eritrean Chargé d’affaires to the United States and

Just A Crack: Saudi Door Opened For Isaias

“Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, who is currently visiting Saudi Arabia held talks with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques

Omer AlBashir Wins “The Sudanese Election”

On Thursday night Sudanese polling stations closed their doors after four days of voting. On Wednesday, the three-day election was

AT Presents The PFDJ’s Brainwashing Manual (Archives)

PFDJ’S BRAINWASHING MANUAL was first Presented by The Awate Team on Feb. 27, 2001 and again on Nov. 13, 2003,

A Crisis of a Ruling Regime or An International Conspiracy? A Glance at the Administration of the Battle

(This document was sent to awate.com by Tesfai Sherif and is being republished for the third time in 14 years.

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