Friday, June 09, 2023
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Omar elevated to No. 2 slot among House Budget Democrats

Minnesota lawmaker, lightning rod for the right, was kicked off Foreign Affairs panel this year By David Lerman Rep. Ilhan Omar, who was booted off the House Foreign Affairs Committee earlier this year, won a consolation prize Wednesday. The Minnesota Democrat, deputy … Continued

Security Council Press Statement on Situation in Somalia

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Lana Zaki Nusseibeh (United Arab Emirates): The members of the Security Council reaffirmed their full respect for the sovereignty, territorial integrity, political independence and unity of Somalia. The … Continued

Al-Shabaab terror group attack Ethiopian military base in Somalia

Ethiopia says its forces ‘stopped the attackers in their tracks’ Mohamed Dhaysane MOGADISHU, Somalia, Al-Shabaab launched suicide attacks Wednesday on a military base manned by Ethiopian troops in Somalia, injuring four soldiers, according to authorities. The attack on the base … Continued

Ethiopia rejects HRW report on Tigray ‘ethnic cleansing’

Ethiopia The Ethiopian government on Tuesday rejected a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) that accused local authorities and regional forces of pursuing a campaign of “ethnic cleansing” in western Tigray despite last year’s peace deal. “The allegations are not … Continued

Budget growth hits the brakes

The Council of Ministers has approved an 801.6 billion birr budget for the coming fiscal year – a meager two percent increase from the current year’s allotment. The budget rise is a far cry from last year’s 40 percent growth … Continued

Drought kills nearly 7 mln livestock in Ethiopia: UN

ADDIS ABABA, (Xinhua) — The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations said Monday that ongoing drought in several parts of Ethiopia have killed around 6.8 million livestock. In its latest Ethiopia Humanitarian Response Plan report, FAO said … Continued