What is happening in Ethiopia?
The Ethiopian government and its allies, who include neighbouring Eritrea’s army, have been fighting Tigray forces on and off since late 2020. The conflict has killed thousands of civilians, uprooted millions and left hundreds of thousands now facing possible famine.
Is Ethiopia's Tigray conflict being 'extinguished'?
NAIROBI (Reuters) -The Ethiopian army has captured three towns in the northern region of Tigray, one to the northwest and two to the south of the regional capital Mekelle, the government said on Tuesday as one senior official said the conflict was being "extinguished".
What does Ethiopia want from Tigray?
Ethiopia aims to seize airports and other key infrastructure in the north of the country currently under the control of Tigray regional forces, the government said even as it stated it wanted a negotiated solution.
Is Ethiopia's ENDF taking control of the towns of Shire and Korem?
"The ENDF (Ethiopian National Defence Force) has taken control of the towns of Shire, Alamata, and Korem without fighting in urban areas," Ethiopia's government information service said in a statement. A spokesman for the Tigray forces did not immediately respond to a request for comment.