The Importance of Operation Fenkil and the Battle of Massawa in Eritrea’s History

Operation Fenkil was veritable epitome of unparalleled determination, military prowess, ingenuity and heroism of Eritrea’s popular struggle. BY BEREKET KIDANE Later this week, Eritreans and their leaders will descend upon Massawa to commemorate the fierce battle waged to liberate the port city during the fight for independence. The 30th anniversary of the Battle of Massawa, also […]

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A Look Back at the Battle of Massawa

BY BEREKET KIDANE After the fall of Afabet, Moscow was effectively finished with Ethiopia. The Soviet Union’s military establishment started withdrawing its advisers and stopped its shipments to Ethiopia. To keep the free flow of arms and its addiction to modern battlefield weapons going, the Ethiopian government started trading Falashas, Ethiopian Jews, for Israeli cluster […]

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A Look Back at the Battle of Dekemhare

BY BEREKET KIDANE Twenty-five years ago this month, the Eritrean People’s Liberation Army (EPLA), the armed wing of the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front (EPLF), started making preparations for its final major offensive or “zazami quinat ዛዛሚ ኩናት” in Tigrigna to take Asmara and Assab and liberate Eritrea from the enemy. The fall of the Nadew […]

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ብ ተስፋማርያም ሓጎስ፡ ጽሑፈይ ኣይረሳዕናዮን ኢለ ክጅምር ፤ ዝበደለ እንተ ረሰዐ ዝተበደለ ነይርስዕ። ህዝቢ ኤርትራ ነዛ ብሓያላን ዝተመንዝዓቶ ነጻነቱ ብሰላማዊ መንገዲ ንኽረኽባ ጽዒሩ ምዃን ምስ ኣበዮ ደሙ ኵዕዩ ረዚን መስዋእቲ ከፊሉ ከምጽኣ ተገዲዱ ፡ ከፊሉ ድማ ኣምጺእዋ ። ህዝቢ ኤርትራ መንእሰያት ደቁ ሃገር ንምምጻእ በረኻ ምስ ወፈሩ ንመስዋእቲ ምዃኖም ኣዳዕዲዑ ይፈልጥ ብምንባሩ ወድኻ/ጓልካ ተሰዊኡ/ተሰዊኣ ምስ […]

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