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Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, on frontline, urges troops to ‘destroy’ enemy

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said his foes had been defeated and promised to recapture territory in the region of Amhara from rebellious Tigrayan...

Ethiopian leader heads to war’s front lines as Olympians join the...

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Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has gone to direct the war from the front lines, state-affiliated media reported on Wednesday, as two Olympian athletes...

Nine Ethiopian groups to form anti-government alliance

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Nine anti-government factions are forming an alliance to push for a political transition in Ethiopia, two of the groups said on Friday, piling more...

Ethiopian leader, marking year of war, says he will bury his...

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday pledged to bury his government's enemies "with our blood" as he marked the start of the war...

Ethiopian attack in two northern regions intensifies, Tigrayan forces say

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An air and ground offensive by Ethiopian troops and their allies against rebellious forces from the northern Tigray region is intensifying, a spokesperson for...

Ethiopian parliament confirms Abiy Ahmed as prime minister

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Ethiopia's parliament confirmed incumbent Abiy Ahmed as prime minister for a five-year term on Monday, cementing his power domestically amid mounting international concern of...

UN chief tells Ethiopia’s Abiy he does not accept staff expulsions

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The United Nations does not accept Ethiopia's decision to expel seven senior UN officials as famine looms in the war-torn region of Tigray, UN...

Ethiopia’s Tigray forces say they freed 1 000 captured soldiers

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Forces in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region have released around 1 000 government soldiers captured during recent fighting, the head of its ruling party said,...

Blinken calls for indefinite ceasefire in call with Ethiopia’s Abiy

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday, stressing the need for all parties to commit to an...

Ethiopians vote as opposition alleges some irregularities

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Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said he hoped Ethiopia's national and regional elections on Monday would prove the success of democratic reforms, but an opposition...

Death toll from clashes between Ethiopian Amhara, Oromo groups rises to...

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The death toll from violence last week in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara region has risen to at least 50, residents said on Tuesday, amid tensions...

Eighteen killed in clashes between Ethiopia’s Oromo, Amhara groups

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Clashes between people belonging to Ethiopia’s two largest ethnic groups, the Oromo and Amhara, killed at least 18 people late last week, local officials...

Aid group says staff saw Ethiopian soldiers kill civilians in Tigray

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Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) staff travelling in Ethiopia’s Tigray region saw Ethiopian soldiers shoot dead four civilians, the medical aid agency said on Thursday,...

Ethiopian PM confirms Eritrean troops entered Tigray during conflict

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed confirmed for the first time on Tuesday that troops from neighbouring Eritrea entered the northern Tigray region during the...

Ethiopia’s regional Tigray forces name conditions for peace with government

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Forces fighting Ethiopia’s military in the Tigray region laid out eight conditions on Friday for beginning peace talks, including the appointment of an international...

Major violations of international law at Tigray refugee camps: UN

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There have been major violations of international law at two refugee camps in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, the UN’s refugee agency (UNHCR) said on...

Ethiopia’s PM savours victory, Tigrayan leader says war not finished

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biy Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed lauded his troops on Monday for ousting a rebellious northern movement, but the leader of Tigrayan forces said they...

Thousands flee Ethiopia conflict, anti-Tigray protests planned

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Ethiopian refugees were flooding into Sudan on Wednesday as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s federal troops battled well-armed local forces in Tigray and protests against...

Clashes between Ethiopian states kill 27 amid border dispute

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Clashes between two Ethiopian states that have long disputed their border have killed at least 27 people, a government statement said, as the country...

Ethiopia’s Tigray region to holds poll, defying federal government

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Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region will head to the polls on Wednesday in defiance of the federal government, the latest challenge to Prime Minister Abiy...

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