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World - Africa
4/29/2022 5:51:15 PM
Ethiopia on Friday rejected as "lies" claims of withdrawal by Tigrayan rebels from a region neighbouring war-wracked Tigray and accused them of trying to "impede" the delivery of aid.

World - Africa
4/1/2022 5:40:25 PM
Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray erupted in violence 17 months ago when Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sent in troops to topple the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF).

World - Africa
2/17/2022 5:08:47 PM
The shell crashed through Aicha Nur's flimsy hut just as she was serving a lunch of bread and milk to her nine-year-old son Tahir.

World - Africa
12/24/2021 5:18:33 PM
Ethiopia's government said on Friday that its troops would not advance further into the war-torn region of Tigray but warned that the decision could be overturned if "territorial sovereignty" was threatened.

World - Region
12/23/2021 7:09:11 PM
The office of Ethiopia’s prime minister announced on Thursday that the military operation it launched in Amhara and Afar has concluded after “meeting its main objectives.”

World - Africa
12/16/2021 4:47:56 PM
New witness accounts allege that thousands of ethnic Tigrayans have been forcibly expelled, detained or killed in one of the most inaccessible areas of Ethiopia's yearlong war in the latest wave of abuses carried out with machetes, guns and knives.

World - Africa
11/27/2021 6:26:47 PM
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said his soldiers would "destroy" rebels from the northern Tigray region, in the latest instalment of footage which state media said shows him at the war front.

World - Africa
11/26/2021 4:08:28 PM
The UN's World Food Programme (WFP) said Friday that the number of people requiring food aid in war-torn northern Ethiopia had surged to more than nine million.

World - Africa
11/26/2021 1:40:42 PM
War-hit Ethiopia has announced new rules against sharing information on battlefield outcomes in the war against Tigrayan rebels, a move that could bring sanctions against journalists.

World - Africa
11/11/2021 5:34:20 PM
Ethiopia on Thursday outlined conditions for possible talks with rebels from the country's war-hit Tigray region, following days of frantic diplomatic efforts by international envoys to head off another surge in fighting.

World - Africa
10/30/2021 6:04:00 PM
Washington on Saturday called on Tigrayan rebels to withdraw from the Amhara and Afar regions in northern Ethiopia where fighting has intensified.

World - Africa
10/13/2021 12:01:54 PM
Fighting has resumed in northern Ethiopia's Afar region after a month-long lull, humanitarian and rebel sources told AFP Wednesday, as the government appeared to be pressing a new offensive.

World - Africa
9/8/2021 3:37:27 PM
Tigray forces aren't targeting civilians as they fight in Ethiopia's Amhara and Afar regions, but multiple witnesses in recent days have alleged otherwise

World - Africa
8/27/2021 12:19:16 PM
The conflict has spread in recent weeks into Ethiopia's Amhara and Afar regions, displacing hundreds of thousands of people, while Abiy's government has called all able citizens to war

World - Africa
8/5/2021 5:35:44 PM
The head of the US Agency for International Development said the kind of `virulent' language used by the PM and other officials, also seen on social media in Ethiopia, `often accompanies ethnically motivated atrocities'

World - Africa
8/2/2021 9:56:20 PM
Fighting broke out on Sunday in several parts of the capital Djibouti, between the ethnic Afar group, which straddles Djibouti's borders with Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the Issa, Djibouti's other main ethnic group

World - Africa
7/25/2021 1:55:33 PM
At least 20 civilians were killed and tens of thousands displaced in fighting in Afar last week, an official said

World - Africa
7/24/2021 11:07:07 AM
Ethiopia's Afar region called on civilians to take up arms against rebels from neighbouring Tigray, signalling a potential escalation in fighting that has already displaced tens of thousands this week

World - Africa
7/22/2021 3:46:31 PM
At least 20 civilians have been killed and tens of thousands displaced in "heavy fighting" between rebels and pro-government forces in Ethiopia's Afar region, which neighbours war-hit Tigray

World - Africa
7/18/2021 2:20:47 PM
Rebels in Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray have carried out operations against pro-government troops in neighbouring Afar region, a spokesman said Sunday, opening a new front in the widening eight-month conflict

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