Aid workers say Ethiopia air strike in northwest Tigray killed 56 people

Aid workers say Ethiopia air strike in northwest Tigray killed 56 people

An air strike in Ethiopia's Tigray region killed 56 people and injured 30, including children, in a camp for displaced people, two aid workers told Reuters on Saturday, citing local authorities and eyewitness accounts.

Tigrayan forces say they have taken town in Ethiopia's Amhara region, government denies

Tigrayan forces say they have taken town in Ethiopia's Amhara region, government denies

Rebellious Tigrayan forces said on Saturday they had seized the strategic town of Dessie in Ethiopia's Amhara region where tens of thousands of ethnic Amharas have sought refuge from an escalation in fighting, but the government denied this.

Far from Ethiopia war front, mass arrests ensnare fearful Tigrayans

Far from Ethiopia war front, mass arrests ensnare fearful Tigrayans

The Ethiopian police officers raided the cathedral in Addis Ababa before sunrise, interrupting prayers and forcing a dozen ethnic Tigrayan priests and monks into a pickup truck.

Ethiopia launches air strike on Tigray's 'western front'

Ethiopia launches air strike on Tigray's 'western front'

Ethiopia's military launched an air strike on a rebel-held facility in Tigray's west on Sunday, a government official said, the seventh aerial bombardment in the war-hit region in a week.

USAID chief urges Tigray rebels to exit border regions

USAID chief urges Tigray rebels to exit border regions

US aid chief Samantha Power has called on rebel forces to "immediately" withdraw from two regions bordering Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray, as the conflict threatens to envelop the rest of the country.

Rebel forces in Ethiopia's Tigray launch new offensive

Rebel forces in Ethiopia's Tigray launch new offensive

Fighting erupted Tuesday between rival forces in a refugee camp in Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray, after local rebels launched a new offensive to reclaim towns and territory in the region.

Ethiopia denies blocking aid to Tigray where WFP trucks waited days to unload

Ethiopia denies blocking aid to Tigray where WFP trucks waited days to unload

Ethiopia on Friday denied blocking humanitarian aid to its northern Tigray region where hundreds of thousands face starvation, and said it was rebuilding infrastructure amid accusations it is using hunger as a weapon.

Eritrean refugees caught in crossfire of Ethiopia's Tigray war

Eritrean refugees caught in crossfire of Ethiopia's Tigray war

They have survived gun battles, attempted abductions, attacks by angry militiamen and days-long treks to safety with nothing to eat but moringa leaves.

Protests break out in captured Ethiopian city, says Tigrayan leader

Protests break out in captured Ethiopian city, says Tigrayan leader

The leader of Ethiopia's rebellious Tigrayan forces said on Friday that protests were breaking out in the regional capital which fell to federal troops days ago in their month-long war.

Ethiopian forces begin offensive on Tigray capital

Ethiopian forces begin offensive on Tigray capital

Ethiopian government forces began an offensive to capture the regional capital Mekelle in the rebellious northern Tigray region on Saturday, said a diplomat in direct contact with residents, and the leader of Tigrayan forces.

African envoys due to meet Ethiopian PM as ultimatum expires

African envoys due to meet Ethiopian PM as ultimatum expires

African peace envoys were due to meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday, a day after he said the military was beginning the "final phase" of an offensive in the northern Tigray region that rights groups fear could bring huge civilian casualties.

Ethiopia to begin 'final phase' of offensive in Tigray region, says PM

Ethiopia to begin 'final phase' of offensive in Tigray region, says PM

The Ethiopian military will begin the ‘final phase’ of an offensive in the rebellious northern Tigray region, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday, hours after an ultimatum for Tigray forces to surrender expired.