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7 months ago

Ethiopian airstrikes in Tigray force UN flight to turn back

Ethiopian military airstrikes have forced a United Nations humanitarian flight to abandon its landing in the capital of the country’s Tigray region
7 months ago
7 months ago

'God have mercy': Tigray residents describe life under siege

In the capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, a year of war and months of government-enforced deprivation have left the city of a half-million people with a rapidly dwindling stock of food, fuel, medicine and cash
7 months ago
7 months ago

US pushes diplomacy, prepares sanctions as Ethiopia launches new offensive in brutal war, risking famine

The worsening fighting puts millions of lives at risk amid reports of famine-like conditions and severe food insecurity.
7 months ago
US pushes diplomacy, preps sanctions as Ethiopia launches new offensive in brutal war
9 months ago

Ethiopia conflict leaves diaspora in US fearing for families

ABC News’ Kenneth Moton reports on the deadly conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, and how Ethiopian Americans are responding to the humanitarian crisis.
9 months ago
Ethiopia conflict leaves diaspora in US fearing for families
9 months ago

Ethiopia calls "all capable" citizens to fight in Tigray war

Ethiopia’s government has summoned “all capable” citizens to war, urging them to join the military and stop resurgent forces from the embattled Tigray region “once and for all."
9 months ago
1 year ago

Bridge key to delivering aid to Ethiopia's Tigray destroyed

A bridge that’s crucial to delivering desperately needed food to much of Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region has been destroyed, as Tigray fighters are said to be approaching other combatants occupying large areas nearby
1 year ago
1 year ago

Tigray fighters in Ethiopia reject cease-fire as 'sick joke'

The spokesman for the fighters retaking parts of Ethiopia’s Tigray region says they will pursue soldiers from neighboring Eritrea back into their country and chase Ethiopian soldiers to Addis Ababa ”if that’s what it takes” to weaken their military powers
1 year ago
1 year ago

Biden addresses Ethiopia's Tigray crisis as famine looms, 'large-scale abuses' continue

President Joe Biden addressed Ethiopia's Tigray crisis amid looming famine, "large-scale abuses."
1 year ago
Biden addresses Ethiopia's Tigray crisis amid looming famine, 'large-scale abuses'
1 year ago

UN warns Tigray faces famine risk if aid isn't scaled up

The U_N_ humanitarian chief says the humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region is worsening and warns taht “there is a serious risk of famine if assistance is not scaled up in the next two months.”
1 year ago
1 year ago

US restricting visas, aid over conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region

The United States is now restricting visas for those accused of fueling the grinding war in Ethiopia's Tigray region.
1 year ago
US restricting visas, aid over conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region
1 year ago

US raising alarm over 'deteriorating' humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region

The Biden administration is voicing concern about the reported atrocities committed in Ethiopia's Tigray region and continued challenges for aid organizations responding.
1 year ago
US raising alarm over 'deteriorating' humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia's Tigray region
1 year ago

Ethiopian army official confirms Eritrean troops in Tigray

A senior Ethiopian military official has confirmed the presence of security forces from neighboring Eritrea in the deadly conflict in his country’s northern Tigray region
1 year ago
Ethiopian army official confirms Eritrean troops in Tigray
1 year ago

African Union says Ethiopia acted legitimately in Tigray

The chairman of the African Union Commission said that Ethiopia took “legitimate” military action in its Tigray province to preserve the country’s unity and stability
1 year ago
African Union says Ethiopia acted legitimately in Tigray
1 year ago

UN: Ethiopia's conflict has 'appalling' impact on civilians

The United Nations human rights chief is warning that the situation in Ethiopia is “spiraling out of control with appalling impact on civilians” and urgently needs outside monitoring
1 year ago
Ethiopia rejects independent probes into Tigray conflict
1 year ago

Ethiopia's hidden war in Tigray threatens return to ethnic violence and instability

A deadly conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region between federal troops and regional forces threatens to slide the country back into instability and ethnic violence.
1 year ago
Ethiopia's hidden war in Tigray reflects decades of unresolved ethnic tensions
1 year ago

Thousands killed in Ethiopia's conflict, Tigray side asserts

A senior official with the fugitive leadership of Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region says several thousand combatants have been killed in a month of fighting, although claims remain difficult to verify in the conflict between Ethiopian and regional forces
1 year ago
Thousands killed in Ethiopia's conflict, Tigray side asserts
1 year ago

Hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants get warm welcome in Israel

Hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants have arrived to a festive ceremony at Israel’s international airport
1 year ago
Hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants get warm welcome in Israel
1 year ago

Ethiopian PM says troops ordered to move on Tigray capital

He warned residents to stay indoors and disarm.
1 year ago
Ethiopian PM says troops ordered to move on Tigray capital
2 years ago

Ethiopia’s multiple crises: War, COVID-19, even locusts

Ethiopia could hardly bear another emergency even before deadly conflict exploded in its northern Tigray region this month
2 years ago
2 years ago
3 years ago

Nobel Peace Prize winner says Ethiopia is 'readied' for war, 11 days after award

The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, prime minister Abiy Ahmed, says Ethiopia is 'readied' for war, 11 days after the award.
3 years ago
Nobel Peace Prize winner says Ethiopia is 'readied' for war
3 years ago

Authorities download cockpit recording from doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight

French authorities announced the audio was recovered Saturday.
3 years ago
Cockpit voice recording downloaded from doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight
3 years ago

New details emerge about Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight's final moments

Analysis of the flight recordings from the Boeing 737 MAX 8 Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 began early Friday morning in Paris. The plane crashed on Sunday in Ethiopia.
3 years ago
New details emerge about Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight's final moments