Sunday, 4th December 2022
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20 Nov
It is, indeed, telling that it took the intervention of former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo as the African Union High Representative to the Horn of Africa to bring to a halt the conflicts
19 Oct
The World Health Organization chief said Wednesday time was running out to avoid "genocide" in Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray, as Human Rights Watch called for sanctions against Addis Ababa to avert civilian deaths.
14 Sep
Ten people were killed on the second day of air strikes on Ethiopia's Tigray region Wednesday, hospital officials said, in attacks that came after authorities
14 Sep
Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray was hit by an air strike on Wednesday, local officials said, it's second bombing in as many days which came shortly after authorities in the rebel-held region said they were ready for a ceasefire.
31 Aug
The capital of northern Ethiopia's Tigray region was hit by an air strike around midnight Tuesday, Tigray rebels and hospital officials said, the latest such attack reported in just a few days. The bombing came after fighting on the ground resumed between government forces and the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) last week. The clashes…
26 Aug
Ethiopian forces on Friday carried out an airstrike on the Tigrayan capital Mekele, a rebel spokesman and humanitarian sources told AFP, as the government vowed to "take action" against military targets in the region.
1 Apr
The first aid convoy in three months reached Ethiopia's war-stricken Tigray region on Friday, the UN said, a week after the government and Tigrayan rebels agreed to a conditional truce.
28 Jan
Nearly 40 percent of people in Ethiopia's Tigray are suffering "an extreme lack of food" in the face of an extended de-facto blockade of the war-hit region, a UN agency said Friday.
11 Jan
UN chief Antonio Guterres is "deeply concerned" over reports of a deadly airstrike in Ethiopia's Tigray region, his spokesman said Monday, in the international body's first comment on an attack which rebels said left 56 people dead.
8 Jan
Several high-profile Ethiopian opposition figures were tasting freedom on Saturday after the government granted a surprise amnesty for prominent political detainees,
20 Dec 2021
Tigrayan rebels announced on Monday they were withdrawing from several areas of northern Ethiopia and retreating to Tigray, marking a new turning point in the 13-month war which has left thousands of people dead.
18 Dec 2021
Ethiopian forces have recaptured several towns from Tigrayan rebels including Kobo and Woldiya in the north, the government announced Saturday


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