Latest in Tag: Tigray Highlight
Latest in Tag: Tigray
New offensive comes days after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was sworn in for new 5-year term
Ethiopia accuses Khartoum of interfering in Tigray crisis
The two sides also discussed the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Tigray region and reports of the re-entry of Eritrean forces to Ethiopia, with its repercussions on regional stability.
He told Ethiopian local media that some Western governments are pressuring Ethiopia to open a corridor to western Tigray through the Sudanese border to provide humanitarian assistance in the region.
‘We ask international partners, especially African Union, to work with us to address crisis in Tigray,’ says Antony Blinken
Eritrean troops went on a rampage and systematically killed hundreds of civilians, which appears to constitute crimes against humanity, said Amnesty
Banks remain closed, except in Mekelle, capital city of Tigray. The conflict disrupted the ability of humanitarian organizations to provide services
Security Council is expected to discuss the humanitarian situation in Tigray under “any other business” in closed-door consultations on Wednesday
Egyptian businesspeople give Addis Ababa six months to end crisis before resorting to international bodies
UNOCHA appealed to humanitarian partners to cover the rest $604m needed to comprehensively meet humanitarian needs in Tigray regional state.
More than 52,000 refugees have fled Tigray into eastern Sudan over the past six weeks, according to the UN refugee agency.
Fighting in Tigray region between TPLF and ENDF left hundreds of people dead, thousands displaced and millions in urgent need of humanitarian assistance
“We are also working to scale up humanitarian assistance in the Tigray region once access is re-established,” UN spokesperson said.
Sudan, Ethiopian leaders agree to resume GERD negotiations next week, says Sudanese government
UN’s OCHA reports that the dire shortage of food, water, fuel and cash in the Tigray region is seriously affecting people, including humanitarian workers
“It’s clear that the situation, at least from our point of view … and the information we’re getting, is not yet stabilized,” UN spokesman said on Monday
Since the early hours of Nov. 4, the Ethiopian government has been undertaking military operations against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF)
TPLF leaders say they are still fighting from surrounding mountainous areas
Chief spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, said the UN Refugee Agency has also appealed to Ethiopia for urgent access to Tigray
UNHCR says camps will have now run out of food supplies — making hunger a real danger, a warning that have been issued since Tigray conflict began
‘Loud noise, possibly an explosion was heard in Asmara,’ says US Embassy in neighbouring Eritrea
Human rights groups raise concerns for civilians caught up in military operations
Country’s authorities say they have killed over 10,000 fighters from Tigray forces over past three weeks
Next phases are decisive part of operation, which will encircle Mekelle using tanks, says military spokesperson
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.
TPLF forces fired rockets at airport in Eritrea’s capital Asmara
Country’s federal authorities declare six-month state of emergency to fight TPLF forces