UAE has reportedly leased Eritrea's port town of Assab
for three decades at a cost of $ 500 million to scale up the coalition battle against Houthi militants in Yemen, allegations Asmera denied.
Before, we used Assab
and we had a lot of problems - shortages of cranes, delays of shipments and theft."
However, Eritrea moved troops and arms to Assab
in anticipation of a possible Ethiopian move on the port.
It has become a challenge just to get the coffee to port at Assab
, a 700-mile trip from Addis Ababa requiring costly fuel, trucks that are operational etc.
Wasim Salim Jallad, 41, was leaving the Naqab prison in the south of Israel after completing his 15-year prison sentence when he was picked up by Israeli forces and re-detained, said Amjad Abu Assab
, head of the Committee of Families of Prisoners from Jerusalem.
The international boundary commission later decided that Badme, a borderland that was a flashpoint of the conflict, belonged to Eritrea while it ruled that Eritrea should compensate Ethiopia for the huge amount of Ethiopian shipment confiscated in Assab
The head of the Committee, Amjad Abu Assab
, said newborn Ali is an ambassador of freedom.
16 November 2016 - Sweden-based door opening solutions provider Assa Abloy (STO: ASSAB
) has acquired US- and Mexico-based direct sales door company Construction Specialties, the company said.
September 21, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) -- An Eritrean opposition group, Red Sea Afar Democratic Organization (RSADO) on Wednesday said that Yemen's Houthi group have attacked the international Airport of Assab
, a port city in the Southern Red Sea Region of Eritrea.
Massawa Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki admits for the first time that his country was approached by the United States to host military facilities in the port city of Assab
, but he turned down the request.