Gulf Times - Ethiopia
Ethiopia hits second-year target for filling Nile mega-dam

Ethiopia hits second-year target for filling Nile mega-dam

Ethiopia has attained its second-year target for filling a mega-dam on the Blue Nile River that has stoked tensions with downstream countries Egypt and Sudan, an official told AFP on Monday.

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 resumes filling Nile mega-dam reservoir, angering Egypt

Ethiopia resumes filling Nile mega-dam reservoir, angering Egypt

Ethiopia has started the second phase of filling a controversial mega-dam's reservoir on the upper Blue Nile, Egypt said, raising tensions ahead of an upcoming UN Security Council meeting on the issue.

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.

Ethiopians vote in poll overshadowed by Tigray

Ethiopians vote in poll overshadowed by Tigray

Ethiopians began voting Monday in a closely-watched election taking place as famine grips the war-torn Tigray region and doubts linger about the credibility of the twice-delayed vote.

Sudan invites Ethiopia, Egypt to Nile dam summit

Sudan invites Ethiopia, Egypt to Nile dam summit

Sudan's prime minister has invited his Egyptian and Ethiopian counterparts to a closed meeting to discuss the long-running dispute over Addis Ababa's mega-dam on the Blue Nile, his office said.

G7 countries urge independent probe into alleged rights abuses in Ethiopia's Tigray

G7 countries urge independent probe into alleged rights abuses in Ethiopia's Tigray

The United States, Germany, France and other G7 countries called on Friday for an independent and transparent investigation into alleged human rights abuses during the conflict in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region.

Ethiopia offers FDI opportunities in various sectors

Ethiopia offers FDI opportunities in various sectors

The Ethiopian embassy in Doha, in collaboration with KON Group, is organising the ‘Ethiopia Digital Workshop’ slated on March 29 at 4pm to attract Qatari foreign direct investments

Eritrea agrees to withdraw troops from border area, Ethiopia's PM says

Eritrea agrees to withdraw troops from border area, Ethiopia's PM says

Eritrea has agreed to withdraw troops from Ethiopian territory along their mutual border, Ethiopia's prime minister said on Friday, under international pressure to address mounting reports of human rights abuses during months of conflict.

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.

Ethiopia denies its military aircraft crossed border into Sudan

Ethiopia denies its military aircraft crossed border into Sudan

Ethiopia has denied a Sudanese allegation that an Ethiopian military aircraft crossed the border into Sudan.

Over 80 people killed in attack in Ethiopian border region with Sudan

Over 80 people killed in attack in Ethiopian border region with Sudan

More than 80 civilians were killed in an attack on Tuesday in the Benishangul-Gumuz region on Ethiopia's border with Sudan, the state-appointed Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said on Wednesday.