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24 Jul 2021
Ethnic Amhara militias are mobilising along the western and southern borders of Ethiopia's Tigray region as rebel forces go ahead with a new offensive. After withdrawing most soldiers last month, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said his troops will repel any attacks by 'enemies'.
21 Jul 2021
More regional militias have pledged to march into Tigray. Some fear that this could send Ethiopia into a spiral of ethnic violence. Others see the move as a sign of Ethiopian unity.
14 Jul 2021
An EU-backed resolution at the Geneva-based Human Rights Council also demanded "an immediate halt" to violence in the region. The eight-month conflict has left thousands dead.
13 Jul 2021
With Ethiopia at the center of two conflicts, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has seen his international reputation tarnished.
6 Jul 2021
Ethiopian soldiers captured by the Tigray Defence Force walk towards Mekele Rehabilitation Centre, in the capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region. According to the Tigray Defence Forces (TDF), more than 7,000 captive Ethiopian soldiers have walked from Abdi Eshir, about 75 km southwest of Mekele, for four days. The rebels marched into the city this week after local officials and federal government troops pulled out, and the government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has since declared a unilateral ceasefire.
5 Jul 2021
Ethiopian refugees fleeing the Tigray war and taking shelter in the Eastern Sudanese Hamdayet camp complained about a dangerous lack of water and food on Saturday. Though people living in Hamdayet Border Reception Centre get food aid from government and international organisations, they are struggling daily lack of drinking water.
5 Jul 2021
The Tigray People’s Liberation Front has demanded that "invading forces from Amhara and Eritrea" withdraw from the northern region first. The rebels are also seeking the restoration of their government.
5 Jul 2021
They identified the victims as Maria Hernandez, 35, MSF's emergency coordinator who is a Spanish national; Yohannes Halefom Reda, 31, assistant coordinator and an Ethiopian national; and Tedros Gebremariam Gebremichael, 31, their driver and also an Ethiopian citizen.
30 Jun 2021
The rebel Tigray Defense Forces claimed Mekele and Shire were under their control. Experts warn of a precarious situation after Ethiopia's federal government called a unilateral cease-fire.
29 Jun 2021
The former ruling party in Tigray said it has taken back control of the regional capital Mekele. The city had been under the control of Ethiopia's federal government for eight months.
28 Jun 2021
They identified the victims as Maria Hernandez, 35, MSF's emergency coordinator who is a Spanish national; Yohannes Halefom Reda, 31, assistant coordinator and an Ethiopian national; and Tedros Gebremariam Gebremichael, 31, their driver and also an Ethiopian citizen.
25 Jun 2021
People wounded in a deadly airstrike in Ethiopia's war-torn northern Tigray region arrive at Mekele hospital. A regional health officer told AFP at least 64 people had died from the attack with more than 180 injured. The bomb struck a busy market as elsewhere in the country ballot-counting wasunderway following national elections. No voting had taken place in Tigray due to the conflict.

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