"Some 18,600 children under the age of five in Tigray have been admitted for treatment for severe acute malnutrition from February to August this year compared to 8,900 in 2020, a 100% increase," says UN.
Ethiopia’s national army, alongside special forces of the northern Amhara region, launched a coordinated offensive early on Monday, says a Tigray People’s Liberation Front spokesperson.
The development came as a senior Amhara official says the rebels, known as the Tigray People's Liberation Front, were pushing "deep" into Amhara territory and hinted at possible retaliation.
UN's humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths condemns "dangerous" accusations by Ethiopia that aid workers were biased in favour of and even arming rebel forces in war-hit Tigray.
Some 5,000 Ethiopian refugees are expected to cross into Sudan in the coming days, a Sudanese official says, as world marks 70th anniversary of 1951 Refugee Convention amid worsening refugee crisis.
Sudanese government report says 3,000 asylum-seekers hail from Ethiopia's restive Amhara region, which borders conflict-hit Tigray state.
Witnesses say Tigrayan rebels entered Ethiopia’s key northern town of Shire, cementing further territorial gains in the northern region of Tigray
Top Tigray official Abebe Gebrehiwot says Ethiopian government is telling Tigrayan farmers not to farm and blocking seeds from reaching parts of the northern region.
Ethiopian Human Rights Commission says at least 123 people were killed and some 500 injured amid one of worst outbreaks of ethnic violence in the country in years.
Deal will allow UN aid into region of 6 million that has been cut off since fighting broke out a month ago.
At least two of the rockets hit the Asmara airport, three diplomats said, hours after the Tigray regional government warned it might attack.
Ethiopian military has "completely captured" an airport in northwest town of Humera, close to border with Sudan and Eritrea, local media report.
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