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World - Africa
11/21/2023 9:29:35 PM
Ethiopia's government said Tuesday that the latest peace talks with the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA), a rebel group from the country's most populous region, had ended without agreement.

World - Africa
6/21/2023 10:28:56 AM
An Orthodox Christian priest, Tesfa Kiros Meresfa begs door-to-door for food along with countless others recovering from a two-year war in northern Ethiopia that starved his people. To his dismay, urgently needed grain and oil have disappeared again for millions caught in a standoff between Ethiopia's government, the United States and United Nations over what U.S. officials say may be the biggest theft of food aid on record.

World - Africa
5/17/2023 3:56:38 PM
Rebels from Ethiopia's Oromia region on Wednesday accused the government of launching a large-scale military offensive against them after peace talks between the two sides ended without agreement.

World - Africa
5/4/2023 1:00:00 PM
The United States aid agency says it has suspended all food assistance to the northern Ethiopian region of Tigray “until further notice” while it investigates the theft of humanitarian supplies.

World - Africa
5/3/2023 3:32:10 PM
Initial talks between Ethiopia's government and the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) rebel group ended on Wednesday without yielding any agreement, but both sides are willing to continue the dialogue, Addis Ababa said.

World - Africa
4/25/2023 7:13:36 PM
The first phase of talks between Ethiopia's government and the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) began in Tanzania on Tuesday, a spokesman for the rebel group told AFP.

World - Africa
1/26/2023 1:00:01 PM
Witnesses allege that several dozen civilians and fighters have been killed in the latest clashes between Oromo and Amhara ethnic groups in central Ethiopia.

World - Africa
7/6/2022 9:04:06 PM
Ethiopian lawmakers decided on Wednesday to set up a committee to investigate "inhumane" acts against civilians, after reports of massacres in a restive area in the west of the country.

World - Africa
7/4/2022 7:41:00 PM
The Tigray conflict in Ethiopia's north is overshadowing a "persistent cycle of violence" against civilians by security forces and armed groups in the Oromia region, Human Rights Watch said Monday.

World - Africa
6/24/2022 4:29:23 PM
An Ethiopian rebel group called Friday for an independent probe into mass killings in the west of the country, saying the government could not be trusted to carry out an impartial investigation.

World - Africa
3/14/2022 11:59:50 AM
The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said on Sunday that government forces were responsible for burning a Tigrayan man to death, a barbaric act circulated in a widely-shared video that sparked outrage on social media.

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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
12/1/2021 4:06:00 PM
The escalating conflict in Ethiopia places another obstacle in the way of resolving the dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

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 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
11/9/2021 10:04:07 AM
A leader fighting Ethiopia's government has said his troops are near the capital and preparing another attack, predicting the war will end "very soon" as diplomats rush to negotiate a ceasefire.

World - Africa
11/6/2021 6:14:44 PM
Ethiopia must be ready to make "sacrifices" to "salvage" the country, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday, as fighting in the north intensifies between government forces and Tigrayan rebels who threaten to advance on the capital.

World - Africa
11/4/2021 12:32:29 PM
A rebel march on Ethiopia's capital would worsen the country's severe humanitarian crisis, already fanned by "egregious" government obstruction, a senior US official said on Thursday.

World - Africa
8/12/2021 8:55:50 PM
'Tigray government announces that it has reached an agreement with Oromia group to fight the destructive clique of fascist Abiy Ahmed, which is driving the country and the population into the abyss,' said the statement

World - Africa
6/17/2021 3:34:22 PM
Facebook said the network posted critical commentary about opposition politicians and groups including the Oromo Liberation Front, Ethiopian Democratic Party, and the Tigray People's Liberation Front among others

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