Tag Archive for: Crisis in Ethiopia

The Middle East Cold War Behind the Ethiopian Crisis

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On the ground, the fight between the Federal Army and TPLF troops has been determined by drones. The drones take off from the base of Assab that is operated by the UAE, formerly used as a base for its military operations in Yemen. Source: Institute…

IPIS Briefing December 2020 – Ethiopia-Tigray Conflict

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Sudan declares full control of border territory settled by Ethiopians | 31 December 2020 | Reuters Sudan said on Thursday its forces had taken control of all of Sudanese territory in a border area settled by Ethiopian farmers, after weeks of…

The Ethiopian authorities announced the defeat of TPLF

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PRETORIA | TASS | The rebels are unable to organize any resistance, the office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a statement. The defeated structures of the rebels from theTigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) are unable to organize any…

Russia counts on gradual stabilization of the situation in Ethiopia

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MOSCOW | TASS | The Russian Foreign Ministry also reaffirmed Russia's adherence to the principles of respect for state sovereignty and respect for the territorial integrity of the republic. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, in a conversation…

What’s Happening in Ethiopia Is a Tragedy

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By Tsedale Lemma for ©The New York Times Much of the blame must be laid at the door of the prime minister. The announcement last week that the government was about to launch a military operation into one of the country’s regions came, to…

Ethiopia is about to cross the point of no return

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©Mail&Guardian - Rashid Abdi  & Tobias Hagmann With the world’s attention fixated on the United States elections, Ethiopia embarked on a civil war last week. In a time span of five days Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who won…

From Oslo to The Hague – The journey of Abiy Ahmed Ali

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Solomon Negash   Abiy Ahmed refused dialogue, opted for war, and resisted diplomatic pressure. Make no mistake. This has been his consistent position from day one. He never resolved any tension peacefully with any of his major adversaries…

The Nobel committee disappointed by Mr Abiy?

The decision to grant an organisation the Nobel peace prize might be seen in some quarters as a retreat from controversy by the Nobel committee. Last year the award was given to Abiy Ahmed, the prime minister of Ethiopia, for making peace with…