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1. (Placename) a small country in NE Africa, on the Red Sea: became an Italian colony in 1890; federated with Ethiopia (1952-93); an independence movement was engaged in war with the Ethiopian government from 1961 until independence was gained in 1993; consists of hot and arid coastal lowlands, rising to the foothills of the Ethiopian highlands. Languages: Tigrinya, Arabic, English, Afar, and others. Religions: Muslim and Christian. Currency: nakfa. Capital: Asmara. Pop: 4 296 000 (2004 est). Area: 117 400 sq km (45 300 sq miles)
Er•i•tre•a (ˌɛr ɪˈtri ə)
a republic in NE Africa, on the Red Sea: Italian colony 1890–1941; province of Ethiopia 1962–93; independent since 1993. 3,984,723; 47,076 sq. mi. (121,927 sq. km). Cap.: Asmara.
Er`i•tre′an, adj., n.
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The UN Security Council on Monday toughened sanctions against Eritrea which neighboring governments accuse of plotting terrorist attacks and supporting Somali Islamist rebels.
UN: Eritrea s president has asked for a personal hearing before the UN Security Council in a bid to head off new sanctions over alleged support for Somalia s Islamist rebels, diplomats said.
12/23/2009 8:46:40 PM The UN Security Council has slapped an arms embargo on Eritrea and targeted sanctions on its leaders for aiding Somali rebels and refusing to withdraw troops from its disputed border with Djibouti.
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