Ethiopian soldiers stand at Mai Aini refugee camp. Eritrean refugees fear their suffering may not be over. Photograph: Eduardo Soteras/AFP

A leading humanitarian activist has criticised aid agencies for not speaking out early enough about the scale of the crisis in Tigray, Ethiopia’s nort(...)

A woman carries her baby on her back as Ethiopian refugees who fled fighting in Tigray province camp arrive at the Um Rakuba camp in Sudan’s eastern Gedaref province. Photograph:  Ashraf Shazly

Violence in northern Ethiopia will probably drive 200,000 people into neighbouring Sudan over the coming months, UN agencies have warned, where food, (...)

Members of a military band arrive at Ethiopian  prime minister Abiy Ahmed’s  compound in  in Addis Ababa on Tuesday. Photograph: Eduardo SoterasS/AFP via Getty Images

Gashaw Koye, a 42-year-old farmer from Amhara dressed in crisp new battle fatigues, met his wife from the neighbouring region of Tigray more than two (...)

Refugees from the Tigray region of Ethiopia region arrive to register at the UNCHR center at Hamdayet, Sudan on Saturday. Photograph:  Marwan Ali/PA

Rebellious forces from Ethiopia’s Tigray region fired rockets at the airport in Eritrea’s capital Asmara on Saturday evening, their leader said on Sun(...)

Ethiopians fleeing intense fighting in their homeland of Tigray, gather in a bordering Sudanese village, east of the town of Gadaref, on Friday. Photograph: Ebrahim Hamid/AFP via Getty Images

Two airports in Ethiopia’s Amhara state which neighbours Tigray where federal troops are fighting local forces were targeted by rocket fire late on Fr(...)

Amhara militia members, who fight alongside federal and regional forces inTigray state, receive training on the outskirts of the village of Addis Zemen, north of Bahir Dar, in Ethiopia. Photograph: Eduardo Soteras/AFP via Getty Images

Ethiopia’s military has defeated local forces in the west of Tigray state, prime minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday, accusing his foes of atrocitie(...)

Abiy Ahmed became prime minister of Ethiopia in 2018, a country of 110m people divided into 10 ethnically based autonomous regions. File Photograph: Alex Welsh/The New York Times

Fighting has begun in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray after prime minister Abiy Ahmed sent federal troops to quell a rebellion in a move that thr(...)