Ethiopia Condemns Arab League's Blind Support to Egypt

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Arab League

Commends the stance taken by the government of Sudan

EZ (Addis Ababa, March 06, 2020) - Ethiopia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFAE) condemns Arab League's blind support to Egypt and commends the stance taken by the Government of the Republic of the Sudan. MFAE releases a statement in which Ethiopia “notes with dismay the “Resolution” of the Executive Council of the Arab League concerning the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issued on 05 March 2020.”

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Ethiopia will not participate in negotiations on the GERD

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The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)

Ethiopia did not conclude its discussions with relevant authorities

EZ, Addis Ababa (February 26, 2020) - Ethiopia announced today that it will not participate in negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), to be held tomorrow, February 27 and 28, 2020 at Washington.

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Israeli government approves immigration of 400 Falash Mura

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Israeli government approves immigration of 400 Falash Mura

Israel is dedicated to “full integration” of Ethiopian Israeli community, says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu • Attorney general opposes move, arguing it can be seen as election ploy.

by Dov Lipman

(February 11, 2020 / JNS) The Israeli government’s recent approval of a plan to allow nearly 400 Ethiopian Jews from the Falash Mura sect to immigrate to Israel has touched off political controversy in the country.

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Airline went into records after Max crash, engineer says

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Yonas Yeshanew

By BERNARD CONDON

SEATTLE (AP) — Ethiopian Airlines’ former chief engineer says in a whistleblower complaint filed with regulators that the carrier went into the maintenance records on a Boeing 737 Max jet a day after it crashed this year, a breach he contends was part of a pattern of corruption that included fabricating documents, signing off on shoddy repairs and even beating those who got out of line.

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Ethiopian Orthodox Church voices frustration over government indecision

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Ethiopian Orthodox Church voices frustration over government indecision

A splinter group vows to proclaim a separate synod in Oromia region

By Ethiopia Zare reporter, Addis Ababa

The Ethiopian social media domain has been on fire since last week over a hot button issue involving Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church (EOTC). A toxic ethnic politics which has been sickening the country in the past 30 years seems to have spilled over to infect the healthy communion the church has been nurturing for many centuries. Belay Mekonnen, a priest by some, a full time politician by others, tested the church’s age-old status que by bringing into the table an unprecedented request for a decentralized administration within EOTC.

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