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Ethiopia says forces killed three top Tigray officials

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia said Wednesday its forces had killed three prominent members of the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), whose leaders are the target of military operations in the country's northern Tigray region.

Ethiopia's Tigray conflict revives bitter disputes over land

Woldia - As rifle-toting militiamen fired celebratory rounds into the air, young men marched through the streets denouncing the former ruling party of Ethiopia's Tigray region as "thieves.

Ethiopia offers reward for help finding dissident Tigray leaders

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia on Friday offered a reward in exchange for information that could help locate leaders of the Tigray region's ruling party, who have been the target of a major military offensive.

'Terrified' survivors recount attacks on civilians in Tigray

Woldia - The first shells landed before dawn, crashing through tin-roofed mud homes and sending Jano Admasi's neighbours fleeing for the cacti-dotted hills around her village in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region.

Civilians in Ethiopia's Tigray speak of horror as blackout lifts

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia said Monday that power and phone connections had been partly restored in Tigray, where civilians spoke of deprivation, fear and violence in the troubled region after six weeks of silence.

Foreign aid convoy reaches capital of Ethiopia's scarred Tigray

Addis Ababa - The first international aid convoy arrived Saturday in the capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region since fighting broke out more than a month ago, triggering a refugee crisis and humanitarian disaster.

Ethiopia insists it will control aid to troubled Tigray

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed insisted Friday that his government would take the lead in delivering aid to Tigray, where his troops have been fighting forces loyal to the regional government.

UN says Tigray fighting hampers aid delivery despite deal

Addis Ababa - The United Nations said Friday that fighting continued "in many parts" of Ethiopia's Tigray, complicating efforts to deliver humanitarian aid despite a deal granting the UN access to territory under federal control.

UN given 'unconditional' aid access to Ethiopia's Tigray

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia has granted the United Nations access to deliver aid to the northern region of Tigray, following weeks of lobbying amid military operations there, according to an agreement seen by AFP on Wednesday.

UN pleads with Ethiopia for refugee access as food runs out

Addis Ababa - The United Nations on Tuesday pleaded with Ethiopia to allow aid for long-standing refugee camps in the northern Tigray region, where nearly 100,000 people from neighbouring Eritrea are thought to have run out of food.

Tigray leader vows to fight on after Abiy declares victory

Addis Ababa - The leader of the ruling party in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region said Monday his forces were continuing to battle the national army, two days after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed declared the country's internal conflict "completed".

Ethiopia's Abiy says has Tigray leaders in his sights

Addis Ababa - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Monday Tigray region's dissident leaders had fled west of the regional capital after weeks of fighting, but said federal forces were monitoring them closely and would "attack" them soon.

Wounded flood hospitals after Ethiopia PM declares Tigray victory

Addis Ababa - Hospitals in the capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region faced an influx of trauma patients, an aid group said Sunday, a day after federal troops claimed control of the city and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said fighting was over.

Ethiopia's Abiy says Tigray fighting 'completed' as army claims regional capital

Addis Ababa - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday that military operations in the country's northern Tigray region were "completed" after the army claimed control of the regional capital, declaring victory in a three-week-old conflict that has left tho...

Rockets target Eritrea as Ethiopia leader resists calls for dialogue

Addis Ababa - Eritrea's capital came under fire from Ethiopia's breakaway Tigray region Friday, raising fears that Ethiopia's internal conflict could spread as leader Abiy Ahmed resisted calls for dialogue.

Ethiopian PM rejects 'interference' ahead of surrender deadline

Addis Ababa - Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday said he rejected international "interference" in Ethiopia's affairs, hours before a deadline for Tigray's rebellious leaders to surrender or face an assault on their capital.

Calls to protect civilians in Ethiopia as decisive battle looms

Gondar - International pressure mounted Tuesday on Ethiopia's warring parties to cease fighting and protect civilians in Tigray, where the army says it has encircled the capital ahead of a threatened bombardment.

Tigray leader tells Ethiopian PM his people 'ready to die'

Addis Ababa - The leader of Ethiopia's dissident Tigray region has said that his people are "ready to die" defending their homeland, rejecting Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's ultimatum that they surrender within 72 hours.

Ethiopia claims advances, rejects talks in fight with dissident region

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia's government claimed advances in its battle against the dissident Tigray region on Saturday, while showing no signs of bowing to international pressure for a halt to the conflict that has caused tens of thousands to flee and raised fears of a ...

Tigray forces fire rockets into neighbouring Ethiopian region

Bahir Dar - Tigray forces fired rockets into a neighbouring Ethiopian state on Friday, heightening fears the internal conflict could spread to other parts of the country, a day after the federal government said its forces were closing in on the dissident region's ...
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