Gulf Times - Oromo
Ethiopian journalists arrested as Tigray conflict worsens, refugees flee to Sudan

Ethiopian journalists arrested as Tigray conflict worsens, refugees flee to Sudan

Ethiopia's human rights commission condemned the arrest of journalists as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed pressed ahead with a military offensive in a northern region against local leaders defiant of his authority.

Ethiopia says suspects confessed to killing popular singer

Ethiopia says suspects confessed to killing popular singer

Ethiopia's attorney general said Friday that two men had confessed to killing a popular singer from the Oromo ethnic group as part of a plot to topple Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government

Violence during Ethiopian protests was ethnically tinged, say eyewitnesses

Violence during Ethiopian protests was ethnically tinged, say eyewitnesses

Much of the fighting seen during protests in Ethiopia this week was ethnically tinged, eyewitnesses said on Saturday, describing attacks by young men from the Oromo ethnic group against people from other ethnic groups.

Ethiopia declares state of emergency

Ethiopia declares state of emergency

Ethiopia declared a six-month state of emergency on Sunday following months of violent anti-government protests, according to an official statement released on state media.

Ethiopian police fire tear gas, several die in stampede

Ethiopian police fire tear gas, several die in stampede

Several people were killed in a stampede near the Ethiopian capital on Sunday after police fired tear gas at protesters during a religious festival, according to an AFP photographer at the scene.