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The death of one of the Jewish fighters imprisoned in Eritrea...

Meir Shamgar, former president of Israel’s Supreme Court, has died at the age of 94. He is one...

“Indian” troops help to liberate Asmara

In 1941 Britain attacked what was then the Italian colony of Eritrea, as part of the UK’s East Africa campaign during the Second World...

When Ethiopia contemplated war against Britain and the UN – over...

Documents held by the CIA and released under the Freedom of Information Act throw interesting light on Ethiopia's relationship with Eritrea. This is one of...

After defeating Italy, how Britain stripped Ethiopia and Eritrea

During the Second World War Britain and Ethiopia - supported by Indian, Sudanese and South African troops - defeated Italian forces occupying Ethiopia. The Anglo-Ethiopian...

Salvaging ships in Massawa, 1943 – after the liberation of...

Original caption: "Already in Drydock after being salvaged from the muddy Massaua harbour, the ship at left is undergoing repairs, while the former Italian...
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