Report: Hospitals in Ethiopia’s Tigray struck by artillery

Report: Hospitals in Ethiopia’s Tigray struck by artillery

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Many of the hospitals in Ethiopia’s conflict-hit Tigray region, outside its capital, have been struck by artillery during the two months of fighting, according to the first humanitarian assessment of... Read more »
Ethiopia Says Seyoum Mesfin Killed by Military After Refusing to Surrender

Ethiopia Says Seyoum Mesfin Killed by Military After Refusing to Surrender

NAIROBI (REUTERS) – Ethiopia said on Wednesday its military had killed three members of the Tigray region’s former ruling party, including former Ethiopian Foreign Minister Seyoum Mesfin. The three Tigray People’s Liberation Front... Read more »
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Ethiopia army says 4 key members of Tigray party killed, Sebhat Nega arrested

Ethiopia army says 4 key members of Tigray party killed, Sebhat Nega arrested

AFP – The Ethiopian army says it has killed four senior members of the Tigray region’s ruling party targeted in a military offensive, state-affiliated media reported late Thursday. Those killed included the... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

U.N. Aims to Get Rights Team to Ethiopia’s Tigray

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations is striving to get a team on the ground to investigate alleged human rights violations including a mass killing in Ethiopia’s Tigray, described by the U.N.... Read more »
Sudan, Ethiopia hold border talks; area near Tigray contested

Sudan, Ethiopia hold border talks; area near Tigray contested

AFP- Sudan and Ethiopia have started their talks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum to demarcate their border, as Addis Ababa said incidents in a disputed area jeopardised otherwise friendly ties between the... Read more »
Shadowy Ethiopian massacre could be 'tip of the iceberg'

Shadowy Ethiopian massacre could be ‘tip of the iceberg’

UMM RAKOUBA, Sudan (AP) — The only thing the survivors can agree on is that hundreds of people were slaughtered in a single Ethiopian town. Witnesses say security forces and their allies... Read more »
UN chief urges rule of law and rights in Ethiopia's Tigray

UN chief urges rule of law and rights in Ethiopia’s Tigray

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged quick restoration of the rule of law and respect for human rights in Ethiopia’s defiant Tigray region on Monday as well as reconciliation... Read more »
UN, Ethiopia sign deal for aid access to embattled Tigray

UN, Ethiopia sign deal for aid access to embattled Tigray

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In a breakthrough a month after deadly conflict cut off Ethiopia’s Tigray region from the world, the United Nations on Wednesday said it and the Ethiopian government have... Read more »
Ethiopian military has taken 'full control' of Tigray capital, chief of staff says

Ethiopian military has taken ‘full control’ of Tigray capital, chief of staff says

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia’s military has gained full control of the capital of the defiant Tigray region, the army announced Saturday after Tigray TV reported that the city of a half-million... Read more »
Ethiopia: Tigray people 'ready to die' as leader rejects call to surrender

Ethiopia: Tigray people ‘ready to die’ as leader rejects call to surrender

The leader of Ethiopia’s dissident Tigray region has said his people are “ready to die” defending their homeland, rejecting the prime minister’s Sunday night ultimatum that they surrender within 72 hours. Abiy Ahmed... Read more »