15 UN peacekeepers from Tigray refuse to return to Ethiopia
Fifteen members of a contingent of Ethiopian peacekeepers in South Sudan, originally from the Tigray region, have refused to return to Ethiopia, the UN said...
Ethiopia confirms reports of rape in Tigray war
Rape has "without a doubt" taken place during the conflict in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region, a government minister said, corroborating eyewitness reports and warnings from the UN.
UN still hoping for humanitarian access to Tigray
Every member of the UN Security Council called for increased aid during a closed-door meeting Wednesday to discuss the humanitarian situation in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, according to diplomats.
UN worries about humanitarian situation in Tigray ahead of Security Council meeting
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed concern in a statement Tuesday about the humanitarian situation in Ethiopia's Tigray region, saying "urgent steps" must be taken.
'Terrified' survivors recount attacks on civilians in Tigray
The first shells landed before dawn, crashing through tin-roofed mud homes and sending Jano Admasi's neighbours fleeing for the cacti-dotted hills around her village in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region.
Ethiopia's Abiy says has Tigray leaders in his sights
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Monday Tigray region's dissident leaders had fled west of the regional capital after weeks of fighting, but said federal forces were monitoring them closely and would "attack" them soon.
Calls to protect civilians in Ethiopia as decisive battle looms
International pressure mounted Tuesday on Ethiopia's warring parties to cease fighting and protect civilians in Tigray, where the army says it has encircled the capital ahead of a threatened bombardment.
Tigray leader tells Ethiopian PM his people 'ready to die'
The leader of Ethiopia's dissident Tigray region said Monday that his people were "ready to die" defending their homeland, rejecting Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's ultimatum that they surrender within 72 hours.
Tigray forces fire rockets into neighbouring region of Ethiopia
Tigray forces fired rockets at a neighbouring state on Friday, heightening fears the internal conflict could spread to other parts of the country, a day after Ethiopia said its forces were closing in on the dissident region's capital Mekele.