eritrean eritrean  /ˌɛ rɪ ˈtri ən/


  1. (n) a native or inhabitant of Eritrea
  2. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of Eritrea or its people


  • Unpromised Land: Eritrean Refugees in Israel

    The journey is harrowing; the threat of kidnap and torture at the hands of Bedouins is ever present. But every year, thousands of Eritrean refugees travel hundreds of miles over land, some on foot -- across northern Africa, through the Sinai Peninsula -- seeking safety and opportunity. Some end up in Israel. View full content
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Online NewsHour


  1. Zenawi said: "Many international terrorists" were killed in the fighting although the precise number of prisoners was not known. "Photographs have been taken and passports from different countries collected. The Kenyans are detaining Eritrean...
    on Jan 9, 2007 By: Meles Zenawi Source: News24

  2. "I'm delighted to be able to tell you that all five were released earlier today to the Eritrean authorities and have just arrived in the care of our embassy in Asmara," said Mrs Beckett. "We have informed the families of all five. They were...
    on Mar 13, 2007 By: Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett Source: Times Online

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