13 Jan 2023

Amhara forces withdraw from northern Ethiopia’s Tigray region

Forces from Ethiopia’s Amhara region have withdrawn from the neighboring Tigray region in line with the African-Union backed ceasefire. The troops fought in support of federal troops in the two-year civil war. The withdrawal is a large step towards implementing the agreement from November 2. The disarmament of the Tigrayan

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03 Nov 2022

Warring parties in Ethiopia agree on ‘permanent cessation of hostilities’

The Tigray People’s Liberation Front and the Ethiopian government have agreed to permanently end hostilities. This is a significant step towards ending the wr that has killed thousands and displaced millions. In a join statement, the two sides announced on Wednesday that they would end the two years of conflict. 

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12 Sep 2022

Tigrayan forces accept immediate ceasefire and AU-led peace talks with Ethiopia govt

The Tigray People’s Liberation Front has said that they are ready to accept an immediate ceasefire and a peace process led by the African Union. These two steps will help end a conflict with the federal military forces in Ethiopia that has lasted almost two years.  A committee had been

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31 Aug 2022

Air raid hits capital of Ethiopian Tigray region: Hospital chief

An air raid has hit a neighborhood near a hospital in the capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region. This attack occurred less than a week after the four-month-old ceasefire was broken with renewed fighting. The extent of the damage and casualties was unclear.  A spokesman for the Tigray regional government said

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24 Aug 2022

Fighting resumes in Ethiopia despite truce – Tigray forces

Fighting has begun between forces from Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray and central government forces near the town of Kobo. This ends a months-long ceasefire between the two groups. In the past two days there have been large movements of militias and special forces into the area.  The ceasefire had

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21 Jun 2022

At least 200 civilians killed in western Ethiopia, say reports and officials

Possibly more than 200 civilians have been killed in the Oromia region of Ethiopia by the rebel group the Oromo Liberation Army on Saturday. A police officer reported that most of the victims were ethnic Amharas.  The attack was on the town of Gimbi and was connected to fighting between

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16 Jun 2022

Ethiopian government and Tigrayan forces move towards negotiations

A committee has been formed by the Ethiopian government to negotiate with forces from the Tigray region. This committee was announced on Tuesday to parliament by Prime Minister Ably Ahmed. The committee will be led by the Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen. A report of the negotiations are expected to

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29 Apr 2022

Tigrayan forces say they are withdrawing from Ethiopia’s Afar region

A spokesperson for the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Forces stated on Monday that Tigrayan forces are fully withdrawing from Ethiopia’s Afar region. This withdraw will allow humanitarian Aid to reach the area.  The conflict in the region between the TPLF and Ethiopia’s central government forces began in November of 2020. The

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22 Mar 2022

Ethiopia pledges action after video shows uniformed men burning civilians alive

On Saturday, Ethiopia’s government claimed that it would act against the perpetrators featured in a video that appeared on social media. In the video, the perpetrators appear to be burning civilians to death in the country’s western region. The video showed some of the violent aggressors in uniform. According to

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15 Mar 2022

Ethiopia pledges action after video shows uniformed men burning civilians alive

On Saturday, Ethiopia’s government said it would act against the perpetrators in a video on social media that showed armed men burning civilians to death in the west of the country. The incident occurred in the Ayisid Kebele of Metekel Zone in the Benishangul-Gumuz region. This area has been a

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