Fighting in Ethiopia’s Afar region forces 54,000 people to flee

Ethiopian Tigray forces release about 1000 captive government soldiers

Attacks by Tigrayan forces in Ethiopia’s Afar region have displaced more than 54,000 people from their homes, an official said Thursday, as the eight-month-old conflict appeared to be spreading beyond Tigray in the north. Afar’s regional spokesman Ahmed Koloyta said Tigrayan fighters took control of three districts in Afar this week. For the latest headlines, … Read more