Starvation crisis looms as aid groups seek urgent Tigray access

Following his declaration of military victory against rebellious forces in Ethiopia’s Tigray nearly two months ago, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced that the rebuilding process was to commence immediately. The fierce battles that had begun in early November between the federal government

Tigray: Ethiopian army kills ex-Foreign Minister Seyoum Mesfin

Former foreign minister among three prominent TPLF officials killed after refusing to surrender, government says. Ethiopia says its forces have killed three members of the conflict-hit Tigray region’s former ruling party, including ex-Ethiopian Foreign Minister Seyoum Mesfin. The three Tigray People’s Liberation

Ethiopia says it killed 15 Tigray forces, captured 8

Region’s former president Abay Weldu and former vice president Abraham Tekeste are among those captured, according to state-run TV. Ethiopia’s military has said it killed 15 members of the Tigray region’s former ruling party and captured eight others. Citing a brigadier-general from

UN fears ‘massive’ COVID transmission in Ethiopia’s Tigray

Hospitals have been looted, some have been destroyed, and fighting continues in In Ethiopia’s troubled Tigray region. The United Nations fears “massive community transmission” of COVID-19 in Ethiopia’s troubled Tigray region, increased by displacement and the collapse of health services, as humanitarian

‘My country in trouble’: WHO chief on Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict

Tedros, the most high-profile Tigrayan, says he has many relatives in the troubled region, ‘including my younger brother’. In rare, personal comments, World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has spoken of his “personal pain” about the “worsening” conflict raging in

Sudan, Ethiopia hold border talks; area near Tigray contested

Two-day talks come a week after Ethiopian forces reportedly ambushed Sudanese troops, killing four and wounding more than 20. Sudan and Ethiopia have started their talks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum to demarcate their border, as Addis Ababa said incidents in a

Ethiopia rejects independent probes into Tigray conflict

Ethiopia’s government is rejecting calls for independent investigations into the deadly conflict in its Tigray region, saying it “doesn’t need a babysitter”. The declaration by senior government official Redwan Hussein came amid international calls for more transparency into the month-long fighting between

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