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22 million Ethiopians to be in need of food aid in 2022: UN report

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 07:03 GMT

The report was issued by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

US calls on Ethiopia's authorities to investigate human rights abuses

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 - 12:22 GMT

We also urge authorities to investigate these reports to determine their veracity and to commit to inclusive, transparent processes to hold responsible parties accountable."

Human Rights Organization for Justice and Development warns of migration of Ethiopians to Egypt, Sudan due to civil war

Sat, 04 Dec 2021 - 05:12 GMT

The HROJD head Nadi Atef said that the battles could escalate in the coming weeks.

Sudanese army says personnel killed in Ethiopian militias’ attack in Fashqa area

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 - 08:56 GMT

The Sudanese army said some of its personnel were killed in an attack by militias and army groups belonging to the Ethiopian military in Al-Fashqa area on the border between the two countries.

TPLF reportedly 130 KM from Addis Ababa as PM Abiy Ahmed hands duties to deputy

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 02:23 GMT

Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) continues the fight against the Ethiopian army on the way to Addis Ababa as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed transferred his powers to his deputy.

Situation in Ethiopia escalating as Tigray forces near capital

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 12:08 GMT

The situation in Ethiopia is developing rapidly as the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) is getting closer to Addis Ababa, Extra News reported Wednesday.

U.S. imposes sanctions on Eritrean entities, individuals in connection with crisis in Ethiopia

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 - 09:10 GMT

The United States imposed Friday sanctions on four Eritrean entities and two individuals in connection with the crisis in Ethiopia.

Ethiopian authorities detain 72 Tigrayan drivers working with United Nations

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 09:52 GMT

Reuters acquired an "internal U.N. email" indicating that 72 Tigrayan drivers working with the United Nations have been detained by Ethiopian authorities.

Netherlands warns its national from traveling to Ethiopia

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 03:28 GMT

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has warned its nationals to remain in Ethiopia as a result of the current conflict in the north of the country.

Oromo Liberation Front forces are 40 kilometers away from Ethiopian capital: leader

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 12:27 GMT

Further, the Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF) announced Sunday that its forces lie 270 kilometers away from the capital, Addis Ababa.

Canada withdraws families of embassy staff, non-essential employees from Ethiopia due to armed conflict

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 08:26 GMT

Tigray forces had captured two towns and have been advancing toward the capital so as now they lie 270 kilometers away from Addis Ababa.

Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed tweets about “foundations” for future generations after pro-regime demonstration

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 03:13 GMT

A demonstration took to streets on Sunday against the Tigray movement, prompting Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to tweet “we stand committed to laying a solid foundation for generations to come.”

Tigray activist claims locals welcome TPLF, labels Abiy Ahmed’s policies “childish”

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 03:09 GMT

The policies of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed are “reckless and childish,” rendering Ethiopia “adrift,” Tigrayan activist Mustafa Habashy told MBC Masr on Saturday.

Israel to evacuate families of diplomats from Ethiopia, steps up travel warning

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 12:25 GMT

The ministry also called on any Israeli citizens present in the country to leave immediately.

Jordan urges citizens to leave Ethiopia at the earliest opportunity amid armed conflict

Sat, 06 Nov 2021 - 09:49 GMT

The Jordanian Foreign Ministry urged its community to leave Ethiopia at the earliest opportunity as Addis Ababa has announced the state of emergency over an armed conflict in Tigray.

Ethiopia’s army announces mobilization, as new alliance forms against Abiy Ahmed

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 - 05:47 GMT

Up to nine groups have allied together, Friday including the Tigray forces against Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to seek a political transition after a year of the disturbing war that raised a lot of concern over the political and humanitarian situation in the country.

UN Security Council expresses deep concern over military clashes in Ethiopia

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 - 05:23 GMT

The United Nation security council expressed its deep concern, Friday, over the expansion of military clashes in Ethiopia.

After Facebook, Twitter labels Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed tweet as “abusive behavior”

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 10:49 GMT

Twitter has labeled a tweet for Ethiopian Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed as “abusive behavior”, shortly after deleting a post for the same reason from Facebook after urging citizens to “bury” the rebel Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) in Tigray.

Facebook deletes Ethiopian PM’s tweet for inciting violence

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 09:47 GMT

Facebook has deleted a tweet by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, where he urged citizens to “bury” the rebel Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) in Tigray.

Egypt's embassy at Ethiopia advises expats to exercise caution following Tigray forces' advances

Wed, 03 Nov 2021 - 03:24 GMT

The Egyptian embassy's warnings followed the U.S. call on its citizens to prepare for leaving Ethiopia after Tigray forces had captured two towns.

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