Yeshihareg Abebe

About Yeshihareg Abebe

Senior Correspondent at the Organization for World Peace and a Researcher. Yeshihareg Abebe is a graduate from Addis Ababa University, holding a Masters Degree in International Relations. She got her BA Degree from Dire Dawa University in Political Science and International Relations. Her work mainly focuses on international peace and security.

U.S. Africa Command Says Airstrike Kills Two Al-Shabaab Militants

Following the Al-Shabaab attack on the U.S. military base in Kenya, which has killed one U.S. soldier and its two contractors, the U.S. Africa command conducted an airstrike on militants in Somalia. According to AFRICOM’s statement, the airstrike was executed in the Qunyo Barrow area, in coordination with the Somalian […]

Why Al-Shabaab Continued To Attract Kenyan Fighters?

Despite numerous efforts of the Kenyan government and its allies, Al-Shabab continues to recruit Kenyans. On Wednesday, Kenyan National Police Service (NPS) identified three Kenyans who went to Somalia to join the terror group. According to the NPS statement, the three are already in Somalia training under Al-Shabaab. Without argument, […]

Civilian Death Toll From U.S. Airstrikes Hits Highest Level In Syria

U.S. airstrikes between May 23 and June 23 in Syria led to the highest civilian death toll for a single month since the country began its operation in September 2014. According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, U.S. airstrikes on two Syrian provinces killed 472 civilians last month, of […]

The Fall Of Aleppo: The Path To The End Of The Syrian Civil War

  Following the withdrawal of the last rebel fighters from the city, the Syrian army has announced that it has retaken complete control of Aleppo on December 22. After months of shelling and airstrikes by the Syrian army, an agreement, which was brokered by Russia, Turkey, and Iran routed the […]

Kenya Extended The Closure Of Dadaab Refugee Camp For Six Months

Kenya has announced that it has extended the closing date of Dadaab refugee camp for six months, sparing 200,000 refugees to stay in its territory. The country took the measure after requested by UNHCR to do so. Kenya’s Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery, stated that the “volatile security situation in […]

Is North Korea Preparing For A New Nuclear Test?

. New satellite images of North Korea’s activity at its nuclear sites have raised speculation over new nuclear test around its major national anniversaries in the coming days. The images show increased activities including large number of vehicles and people around three of the tunnel entrances at the nuclear test […]

Boko Haram’s Internal Rift: Possibilities Of New Developments In The Region

For quite some time, Abubakar Shekau’s policy of targeting mosques and markets, where Muslims were among the victims, had been the center of conflict, creating the faction in the group. He has been criticized for killing his own people and living in luxury while fighters and many others from his […]

Rivalry Over Vice Presidency Threatens to Reignite Civil War in South Sudan

On Monday the South Sudanese government of Salva Kiir replaced Machar with General Taban Deng Gai after the previous vice president insisted on hiding near Juba unless an outside force intervenes. South Sudan’s prominent opposition leader, Riek Machar fled the capital earlier this month after a fierce conflict, which threatened […]

Colombia Secured Historic Ceasefire Agreement

After decades of conflict in Colombia, rebels, Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), and the county’s government has reached an agreement to lay down arms. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC Commander Rodrigo Londono signed the Agreement in Havana in an event attended by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, Norwegian […]