Tizazu Ayalew

About Tizazu Ayalew

Tizazu Ayalew Holds His Master’s Degree in International Relations from Addis Abeba University, Department of Political Science and International Relations. He is from the Horn of African region( Ethiopia). Working on all conflict related issue, pertaining to the non-violence solution for conflicts, of the OWP big aim, is his ardent interest.

US, UK And France Carried Out An Air Strike In Syria

The Syrian government is frequently accused of the production and use of chemical weapons since the start of protests in 2011. The suspected use of chemical weapons is one of the serious issues that have attracted the interest of major powers in deeply divided corners. The Western powers, led by […]

Ethiopia Lifts The State Of Emergency That Was Enforced For The Last 10 Months

The Ethiopia government has lifted the state of emergency that was enforced since October 2016.  The emergency was declared as a response to one of the worst violent protest the country has ever encountered post-1991.  Protests have existed in different parts of the country for over a year before the […]

US Missile Attack On Syria Deepens The Rival Interests Of World Powers

Last week, on 7 April 2017, the US launched a cruise missiles attack on Syria’s Shayrat airfield. As the New York Times reported, the missile strike targeted a Syrian airbase, which was allegedly perceived as the place where the chemical attack was launched that left over 86 civilians dead. Despite […]

Saudi Arabia Is Planning To Deport Irregular Immigrants After 90 Days Of Amnesty Period

Saudi Arabia’s restrictive naturalization and immigration policy invites other forms of short-term migration into the country. The state is a major destination point for irregular migrants, particularly from Asia and Africa. Mass labour migration to Saudi Arabia began in the 1970s when the oil boom required workers to sustain the […]

Ethiopia: Behind the Current Escalating Waves of Protest

Ethiopia is suffering from a deep rooted national consensus problem related with ethnic cleavages despite its years of statehood. Nowadays, there exists a deep rooted contradictory interpretation of the country‘s history as well as its future paths by the existing political forces. The modes of political organization and mobilizations are […]

Turkey, After The Failed Coup

A week has passed since the attempted failed coup plunged Turkey into a state of dim political realities. On Friday 15 July 2016, a military coup was launched against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Allegedly organized by Fethullah Gulen, the US-based Islamic cleric– officially accused by President Erdogan–the coup appeared […]

Netanyahu’s Visit To East Africa

From July 4th to the 8th, 2016, Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu visited four East African States, which encompasses Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, and Ethiopia. He is the first sitting Israeli PM to visit the sub-Saharan states since 1987, which was almost three decades ago. The visit is suggested as an open […]

The Biggest Ever Forced Displacement Crisis Facing The World

  Massive forced displacement of peoples in the form of either, Internally Displaced Person (IDPs) or Refugees, is one of the key challenges of the post-Cold War World. Intra-state war or a civil armed conflict is the main contributing factor for the existing dramatic displacement crisis worldwide. In addition, persecution […]

A Conflicting Claim Over Al Shabaab’s Attack On AMISOM Base

  On June 9, 2016, a conflicting claim between the armed group, Al shabaab and AMISOM (Africa Union Mission in Somalia) had been reported, where both sides claimed to have killed a large number of opposition troops. Sheikh, Abdiasis Abu Musab, Al shabaab’s military operations spokesperson, told Reuters that they were […]

War For Fallujah: Civilians In Extreme Risks, Trapped By ISIS

  Fallujah is one of the two major towns, along with Mosul in Iraq, captured by ISIS since January 2014. After nearly two and a half years under ISIS control, the government of Iraq started a fight to retake the city. The city is located 50 km (30 miles) away […]