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World - Africa
10/28/2021 2:59:13 PM
Ethiopia's military on Thursday carried out an air strike on the capital of the war-torn Tigray region that a hospital official and rebel sources said killed six people and injured 21 others.

World - Africa
10/22/2021 12:42:02 PM
Ethiopia's government says it has again carried out airstrikes in the capital of the country's Tigray region. It's the fourth time this week as a nearly year-long war intensifies.

World - Africa
10/18/2021 2:25:16 PM
Ethiopian forces hit the Tigrayan capital of Mekele with air strikes on Monday, humanitarian officials and diplomats told AFP, in a new phase of the nearly year-long war in the country's north.

World - Africa
10/9/2021 6:04:36 PM
Ethiopian troops and their allies are launching air and ground strikes against Tigray rebels in the northern region of Amhara, humanitarian and rebel sources told AFP, amid growing speculation of a major offensive.

World - Africa
10/9/2021 5:04:16 PM
A top official in the interim administration of Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray region told AFP Saturday he had fled the country and was seeking asylum, citing fears for his safety.

World - Africa
8/4/2021 10:47:31 AM
The war took a stunning turn in late June when pro-TPLF forces re-entered Mekele, Abiy declared a unilateral ceasefire and the army mostly pulled out of Tigray

World - Africa
7/14/2021 10:52:00 AM
After months of fear in a city occupied by Ethiopian soldiers and forces from neighboring Eritrea who pursued the Tigray regional leaders, crowds of Mekele residents rushed to the local security bureau to sign up to fight

World - Africa
7/13/2021 10:56:03 PM
The detentions follow the dramatic turn in the war last month when Tigray forces marched into the regional capital, Mekele, as Ethiopian soldiers retreated and Ethiopia's gov’nt announced a unilateral cease-fire

World - Africa
7/13/2021 9:22:01 AM
The Tigray Defence Forces last month swept across large parts of Tigray and seized the regional capital Mekele after eight months of brutal conflict with federal troops

World - Africa
7/5/2021 10:21:29 PM
'In one, two or three weeks, 100,000 trained, armed and organised special forces can be mobilised, but officials had 'decided there should be a period of silence for everyone to think', Abiy Ahmed told lawmakers

World - Africa
6/28/2021 8:06:59 PM
The statement carried by state media came shortly after the Tigray interim administration, appointed by the federal government, fled the regional capital, Mekele, and called for a cease-fire on humanitarian grounds

World - Africa
2/26/2021 2:58:37 PM
For nearly two decades, the hilltop museum flanked by weeping willow trees showcased the military might of the Tigray region's ruling party, which dominated Ethiopian politics for decades

World - Africa
2/10/2021 5:55:16 PM
Reports of people already starving to death might just be a handful, but "after a month it will be in the thousands,'' warned Ethiopian Red Cross president Ato Abera Tola

World - Africa
12/1/2020 2:52:34 PM
Debretsion Gebremichael, in a phone interview with The Associated Press, said he remains near the Tigray capital, Mekele, which the Ethiopian army on Saturday said it now controlled

World - Africa
11/28/2020 7:00:00 PM
"We've been able to enter Mekele city without innocent civilians being targets," Abiy was quoted as saying by the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC)

World - International
11/27/2020 1:50:04 PM
Fighting reportedly remained well outside Mekele, a densely populated city of a half-million people who had been warned by the Ethiopian government of 'no mercy' if they didn't separate themselves from the TPLF leaders in time

Opinion -
9/8/2020 4:39:51 PM
A war of words has escalated between the state of Tigray and the federal government of Ethiopia, with a possible divorce looming between Tigray and the rest of the country