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Federal police will continue working to arrest TPLF members, says Ethiopian Prime Minister
Human rights groups raise concerns for civilians caught up in military operations
Next phases are decisive part of operation, which will encircle Mekelle using tanks, says military spokesperson
Reports from Ethiopia show that Addis Ababa aims to use the negotiations as a tactical manoeuvre to avoid signing a legally binding agreement that may restrict its ambitions to build more dams on its transboundary rivers, whether the Blue Nile, the Atbara, or the Sobat.
Tigrayan peacekeepers in Somalia disarmed by Ethiopian colleagues, Reuters reports. TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichael vows to defeat Abiy’s forces
Ahmed said in a series of social media posts, that the deadline for surrender had expired, paving the way for a final push on Mekelle, Tigray’s capital.
Ethiopian officials had indicated earlier that Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni would mediate between the Ethiopian government and the Tigray regional authorities, after the outbreak of military confrontations between the two sides in early November.
EU to announce new finance package to support Egypt’s COVID-19 fight soon
TPLF forces fired rockets at airport in Eritrea’s capital Asmara
President of Tigray region expresses readiness to negotiate with federal authorities, stop fighting
Country’s federal authorities declare six-month state of emergency to fight TPLF forces
Move came after ‘months of provocation and incitement,’ says Ethiopian Prime Minister
During Wednesday meeting, Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan will exchange views on disputed points over GERD
Meeting comes after several weeks of suspended talks between three countries
US President waded into GERD dispute between the three African nations saying that “Egypt is not going to be able to live that way, may blow-up dam.”
Ethiopian authorities ban all flights over GERD ‘for security reasons’
Talks should not be extended indefinitely in an attempt to impose fait accompli, says Egyptian President
Last week, US State Department announced it would cut $100m in foreign assistance to Ethiopia, in response to unilateral filling of GERD
Talks on Ethiopian dam’s filling, operation aim to reach binding agreement between countries involved
The Egyptian delegation includes Ministers of Electricity, Health, Irrigation, Trade and Industry
GERD talks have been postponed for 7 days upon Sudan’s request
Cairo and Khartoum last week suspended talks on Ethiopian dam as Addis Ababa bluffs
African migrants have frequently fled their countries to Yemen, from which they infiltrate through the borders to enter the Arab Gulf states to seek jobs.
Egypt sends letter to AU Chair South Africa, rejecting Ethiopia’s unilateral actions
Egypt and Sudan requested to adjourn the meeting to consider Ethiopian version of guidelines and rules on GERD filling submitted by Addis Ababa on 24 July
Current talks reveal AU sympathy with Ethiopia’s claimed rights to construct projects over Blue Nile without agreement
Egypt stresses this round of talks will not address future projects over Blue Nile
Egypt, Sudan have firmly rejected Ethiopia’s unilateral actions regarding filling, operation of GERD
Whilst Aswan High Dam water levels are safe, data indicates increase in rainfall upstream along River Nile
AU has urged for the necessity of reaching a fair and binding agreement on filling and operation of GERD within a comprehensive deal