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Eritrea: Country in Eastern Africa
Eritrea, officially the State of Eritrea, is a country in Eastern Africa, with its capital at Asmara. It is bordered by Ethiopia in the south, Sudan in the west, and Djibouti in the southeast. The northeastern and eastern parts of Eritrea have an extensive coastline along the Red Sea. The nation has a total area of approximately 117,600 km2 (45,406 sq mi), and includes the Dahlak Archipelago and several of the Hanish Islands.

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Ethiopia says town seized in Tigray, conflict embroils Eritrea [Video]

Ethiopia says town seized in Tigray, conflict embroils Eritrea

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Tigray leader says forces fired rockets at Eritrea [Video]

Tigray leader says forces fired rockets at Eritrea

The leader of Ethiopia's rebellious Tigray region says his forces have fired rockets at a Eritrea, who he accuses of sending troops into his region. David Doyle reports.

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Rockets ‘fired from Ethiopia’s Tigray region’ hit Eritrea capital [Video]

Rockets ‘fired from Ethiopia’s Tigray region’ hit Eritrea capital

Diplomats say three rockets were fired from Ethiopia’s Tigray region, with two of them hitting the Asmara airport.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 05:45Published
War crimes feared in Ethiopia’s Tigray, Amnesty reports massacre [Video]

War crimes feared in Ethiopia’s Tigray, Amnesty reports massacre

Conflict in Tigray has killed hundreds, sent refugees flooding into Sudan, and raised fears it may draw in Eritrea.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:16Published

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