Gulf Times - Tigray
USAID chief urges Tigray rebels to exit border regions

USAID chief urges Tigray rebels to exit border regions

US aid chief Samantha Power has called on rebel forces to "immediately" withdraw from two regions bordering Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray, as the conflict threatens to envelop the rest of the country.

Rebel forces in Ethiopia's Tigray launch new offensive

Rebel forces in Ethiopia's Tigray launch new offensive

Fighting erupted Tuesday between rival forces in a refugee camp in Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray, after local rebels launched a new offensive to reclaim towns and territory in the region.

Ethiopia denies blocking aid to Tigray where WFP trucks waited days to unload

Ethiopia denies blocking aid to Tigray where WFP trucks waited days to unload

Ethiopia on Friday denied blocking humanitarian aid to its northern Tigray region where hundreds of thousands face starvation, and said it was rebuilding infrastructure amid accusations it is using hunger as a weapon.

Eritrean refugees caught in crossfire of Ethiopia's Tigray war

Eritrean refugees caught in crossfire of Ethiopia's Tigray war

They have survived gun battles, attempted abductions, attacks by angry militiamen and days-long treks to safety with nothing to eat but moringa leaves.

Protests break out in captured Ethiopian city, says Tigrayan leader

Protests break out in captured Ethiopian city, says Tigrayan leader

The leader of Ethiopia's rebellious Tigrayan forces said on Friday that protests were breaking out in the regional capital which fell to federal troops days ago in their month-long war.

Ethiopian forces begin offensive on Tigray capital

Ethiopian forces begin offensive on Tigray capital

Ethiopian government forces began an offensive to capture the regional capital Mekelle in the rebellious northern Tigray region on Saturday, said a diplomat in direct contact with residents, and the leader of Tigrayan forces.

African envoys due to meet Ethiopian PM as ultimatum expires

African envoys due to meet Ethiopian PM as ultimatum expires

African peace envoys were due to meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday, a day after he said the military was beginning the "final phase" of an offensive in the northern Tigray region that rights groups fear could bring huge civilian casualties.

Ethiopia to begin 'final phase' of offensive in Tigray region, says PM

Ethiopia to begin 'final phase' of offensive in Tigray region, says PM

The Ethiopian military will begin the ‘final phase’ of an offensive in the rebellious northern Tigray region, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday, hours after an ultimatum for Tigray forces to surrender expired.

EU says Ethiopia fighting destabilising region, urges ceasefire

EU says Ethiopia fighting destabilising region, urges ceasefire

Fighting between Ethiopia's military and regional forces from the northern Tigray region is seriously destabilising the East African region and hostilities should halt, the European Union foreign policy chief said.

UN urges civilian protection after Ethiopia's 72-hr deadline for Tigrayan forces

UN urges civilian protection after Ethiopia's 72-hr deadline for Tigrayan forces

The United Nations urged Ethiopia on Monday to ensure the protection of civilians, a day after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave Tigrayan forces 72 hours to surrender before a military offensive

Ethiopia's Tigray rebels fire rockets into city, no casualties

Ethiopia's Tigray rebels fire rockets into city, no casualties

Rebel forces from Ethiopia's Tigray region fired rockets into the city of Bahir Dar in the neighbouring Amhara region on Friday but caused no casualties or damage, the Amhara government said ...

Ethiopia faces 'hell' in battle for Tigray, say rebels

Ethiopia faces 'hell' in battle for Tigray, say rebels

The rulers of Ethiopia's rebellious Tigray region refused on Wednesday to surrender to federal troops and instead claimed they were winning a war that has exacerbated ethnic fractures in the vast nation and further destabilised the Horn of Africa.