Tag archive for ‘Tigray’
By admin On Thursday, January 14th, 2021

Ethiopia’s former FM among three Tigray leaders killed in crackdown on region

Former foreign minister of Ethiopia Seyoum Mesfin was among the three leaders killed by government forces in the ongoing crackdown on the northern region of Tigray, which the authorities in Addis Ababa accused of More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

Ethiopia conflict: Outrage over damage to Tigray mosque

Ethiopia conflict: Outrage over damage to Tigray mosque Details of the damage inflicted on the al-Nejashi mosque – believed to be one of the oldest mosques in Africa – took weeks to emerge  More...

By admin On Thursday, November 12th, 2020

Ethiopian PM declares victory after Tigray conflict threatens refugee crisis

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has announced that the west of Tigray state has been “liberated” after a week of fighting that has threatened to create a humanitarian crisis, as refugees flee from the region. Abiy More...

By admin On Friday, November 6th, 2020

Ethiopia PM defends ‘limited’ military operations in Tigray, as UN condemns ‘alarming’ activity

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has defended Ethiopia’s “limited” military operations in the northern Tigray region after the UN called for a “peaceful resolution” to the “alarming” dispute. Ethiopia’s More...

By admin On Thursday, November 5th, 2020

Ethiopian military announces it’s at ‘war’ with Tigray region’s ruling party as government declares emergency – reports

Lawmakers in Addis Ababa have endorsed Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s order to send troops to Tigray in order to assert federal control over the northern region, whose officials have declared him illegitimate. On More...