As of today, 11,000 refugees have fled Ethiopia's western Tigray region — including hundreds of combatants — over the border to Sudan: senior UN official

Map. History of Ethiopia conflict

29 November 2020
2 week ago
Tigray leader says Ethiopian air strikes have killed civilians
Warplanes targeted the area of Tekeze dam reservoir
Amnesty says it has digitally verified images and video confirming 100s of people were stabbed or hacked to death in massacre in northern Ethiopia on Nov 9. Has not established who was responsible. Govt soldiers and local forces have been fighting in the Tigray region for a week
2 week ago
As of today, 11,000 refugees have fled Ethiopia's western Tigray region — including hundreds of combatants — over the border to Sudan: senior UN official
Ethiopia: Negotiations with Tigrayans are fruitless and military operations will continue
House Lifts TPLF Lawmakers' Immunity
Chairman of the Sovereignty Council of Sudan, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, called for an immediate end to Ethiopia's hostilities, said "the conflict threatens security in the region
The Ethiopian Air Force (EAF) said it has conducted targeted airstrikes in Tigray regional state
Six journalists are in detention in Ethiopia including ⁦@addisstandard⁩'s Medihane Ekubamichael. Ethiopia Human Rights Commission has condemned the arrests
Ethiopia arrests 17 army officers on suspicion of colluding with the TPLF, including by cutting comms between Northern and Central Command. Separately @EthioHRC has voiced concern about the recent arrest of six journalists from various outlets
2 week ago
Sudan prepares for up to 200,000 Ethiopian refugees
2 week ago
Ethiopian National Defense Force takes control of the Humera airport, ~55km southeast of Humera town. Seems likely they're trying to secure the border with Sudan, which would be the TPLF's only land route to the outside world
Ethiopian National Defense Force takes control of the Humera airport, ~55km southeast of Humera town. Seems likely they're trying to secure the border with Sudan, which would be the TPLF's only land route to the outside world
Fresh images coming out of Kassala Sudan of Ethiopian refugees flooding into the country
Calls for ethnic war growing in Ethiopia
Sudanese army is deploying more troops towards Ethiopia border, amid military clashes in Tigray between ENDF & TPLF
2 week ago
Some Ethiopia updates from @AFPAfrica: - Military says 550 TPLF-aligned fighters killed, 29 captured - Govt says federal forces at one point "had to retreat" into Eritrea - 30 Ethiopian soldiers are among around 3k who have fled to Sudan
Gedu Andargachew, national security advisor to Ethiopia's PM (and former Amhara regional president and foreign minister), meets with Sudan's PM Hamdok to discuss the conflict in Tigray
SenBooker: Ethiopia's political transition held great promise, but the escalation of violence threatens the country's democratic gains & region. The government & the TPLF must immediately de-escalate & prioritize civilians' safety & security as they seek a political solution to the crisis
Ethiopia's state media: The Oromo Liberation Front Shene Group was also fighting the federal military forces in support of the Tigray Special Force in areas including Zalanbessa, Shiraro, Rama, Tsorena and other places2 week ago
Ethiopia's state media: "The Oromo Liberation Front Shene Group was also fighting the federal military forces in support of the Tigray Special Force in areas including Zalanbessa, Shiraro, Rama, Tsorena and other places
2 week ago
Sudan: Hundreds of people fleeing the fighting in Ethiopia have fled to our lands
Ethiopia military sending reinforcements to Tigray
2 week ago
"Starting yesterday, forces of Eritrean dictator Isaias Afewerki, joined the #WarOnTigray. Isaias' forces bombed Humera & their troops coming towards Badme. Regardless, Tigray will definetely win this war." - President of Tigray Debretsion Gebremichael today
2 week ago
The leader of Tigray region accused Eritrea of sending soldiers over the border and attacking local forces
2 week ago
Reports indicate that Ethiopian Airforce is conducting multiple airstrike around Mekele City
AU Chairperson @AUC_MoussaFaki says he is "following with concern the escalation of military confrontation in Ethiopia." Appeals for the immediate cessation of hostilities & calls on parties to respect human rights & the protection of civilians
2 week ago
Seems to be confirmed now. Either a MiG-23 or an Su-27 shot down by air defense near Mekelle
3 week ago
Tigray: Report of Ethiopian air strikes around Mekelle. Anti aircraft missiles were fired. One fighter jet is said to have been hit and crashed around Aragure, on the outskirts of Mekelle
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sacks Foreign Minister, Head of Intelligence, Commander of the Army, and Federal Police Commissioner: Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation
New UN report shows what's at stake in Ethiopia with blockage of air and road access already affecting aid efforts. Tigray region home to approximately 600,000 people dependent on food relief assistance (more than 400,000 food insecure, 100,000 IDPs and nearly 100,000 refugees)3 week ago
New UN report shows what's at stake in Ethiopia with blockage of air and road access already affecting aid efforts. Tigray region home to approximately 600,000 people dependent on food relief assistance (more than 400,000 food insecure, 100,000 IDPs and nearly 100,000 refugees)
Tigray Special Forces with S-125 anti-aircraft missiles.3 week ago
Tigray Special Forces with S-125 anti-aircraft missiles.
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