Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived in the Sudanese capital on Friday to broker talks between the ruling generals and protest leaders after a deadly crackdown by security forces this week.
Rights group Amnesty International said scores and possibly hundreds of civilians were stabbed and hacked to death in the region on Nov.9, citing witnesses. It said it had not been able to independently confirm who was responsible,
In the late hours of Nov. 13, 2020, “a rocket was fired towards Bahir Dar and Gondar cities. As a result, the airport areas have sustained damages," a government statement said.
Abiy ordered the military to deploy to the Tigray region after a major escalation of a row between the premier and the once-powerful region.
“Civilians in the region should avoid ‘collateral damage’ by not gathering outside as strikes would continue,” Abiy said in a televised speech on Friday evening.
Hundreds, possibly thousands, have been killed in fighting that erupted on Nov.4 between Ethiopian federal forces and Tigray’s regional army, sending more than 30,000 refugees into neighbouring Sudan.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed congratulates Ethiopian PM, says Abiy is a wise man who has brought peace and hope to his country and region.
The naming of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize is a creditable decision as the visionary leader had taken valiant efforts to achieve peace and strengthen international