Gulf Times - Ethiopia
17 people killed in Ethiopia during unrest over Sidama autonomy

17 people killed in Ethiopia during unrest over Sidama autonomy

At least 17 people have been killed in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group ...

Ethiopia faces more conflict with ethnic group's push for region

Ethiopia faces more conflict with ethnic group's push for region

Ethiopia's destabilising regional frictions may worsen this month if the small Sidama ethnic group carries out a threat to unilaterally declare a new semi-autonomous region in defiance of the federal government, a global think-tank said on Thursday.

Ethiopian mediator urges Sudan Army, opposition to hold direct talks

Ethiopian mediator urges Sudan Army, opposition to hold direct talks

Ethiopia's mediator in the Sudan crisis on Tuesday urged the Sudanese transitional military council and opposition groups to hold direct talks on Wednesday to agree on remaining unresolved issues.

More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid

More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid

Ethiopia's security forces have arrested more than 250 people in a sweeping crackdown following a failed suspected coup attempt and the assassination of five high-ranking officials, a government taskforce said Thursday.

More than 50 killed in attacks in western Ethiopia

More than 50 killed in attacks in western Ethiopia

Men in camouflage uniforms killed more than 50 people and injured 23 others in the Metakal zone of Ethiopia's Benishangul-Gumuz region

Ethiopia regional coup mastermind killed, others arrested

Ethiopia regional coup mastermind killed, others arrested

The man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia's northern Amhara region was shot dead on Monday, a senior government official said, and a number of other plotters have been arrested.

Ethiopia's army chief, three others killed in failed regional coup

Ethiopia's army chief, three others killed in failed regional coup

Ethiopia's army chief of staff and the head of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two separate but related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the prime minister's office said on Sunday

Two more countries to get Qatar Visa Centres: official

Two more countries to get Qatar Visa Centres: official

There are plans to open Qatar Visa Centres (QVCs) in two more countries, an official has said.

Ethiopia urges Boeing to review 737 MAX controls, backs pilots

Ethiopia urges Boeing to review 737 MAX controls, backs pilots

Ethiopia urged Boeing to review its flight control technology and said pilots of state carrier Ethiopian Airlines had carried out proper procedures in the first public findings on the crash of a 737 MAX jet that killed 157 people.

No Ethiopia plane crash report on Monday, maybe this week: source

No Ethiopia plane crash report on Monday, maybe this week: source

Ethiopia will not release a preliminary report into the causes of last month's Ethiopian Airlines crash on Monday, as previously expected, but may publish it this week, a source familiar with the transport ministry told Reuters.

Qatar Chamber promotes local industry across African continent

Qatar Chamber promotes local industry across African continent

Qatar Chamber has sent a trade delegation to Ethiopia and Kenya to promote Qatar’s economy and to open new channels of cooperation for Qatar businessmen to invest in the African continent and to find a new destination for Qatari products and other exports.

Olive tree with soil from Ethiopia crash site unites mourners

Olive tree with soil from Ethiopia crash site unites mourners

Families and friends grieving the victims of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 gathered for a tearful ceremony in Addis Ababa on Tuesday to unveil a plaque and plant an olive tree with soil from the crash site.