Tigray People's Liberation Front

New civilian recruits for the FANO Amhara militia train at a stadium in Woldiya, Ethiopia, Feb. 20, 2022.

Despite lull in fighting, ethnic militias in Amhara continue to mobilize


Ethiopia’s federal government has mobilized FANO, an Amhara militia group,glad since the fighting broke out in November 2020 in Tigray.

Priest Ayalew Setegn in front of the religious school, Amhara, Ethiopia, Feb.17, 2022

After months of fighting, Ethiopia’s Amhara region tries to recover from war

In this Tuesday, May 11, 2021, file photo, Ethiopian government soldiers ride in the back of a truck on a road leading to Abi Adi, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia.

Fighting continues in Ethiopia amid UN call for human rights probe

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Displaced Ethiopians from different towns in the Amhara region wait for aid distributions at a center for the internally displaced in Debark, in the Amhara region of northern Ethiopia, Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. 

Ethiopia officials accuse Tigray rebels of massacre as conflict expands

A destroyed tank sits by the side of a road leading to Abi Adi, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, May 11, 2021.

Ethiopia’s federal government announces ceasefire as Tigray forces make gains in the region

A doctor wearing a plaid shirt and slacks leans over a patient in a blue metal bed.

From Sudan, Ethiopian refugees tell their stories


Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed claimed that no civilians were killed in weeks of active military operations in northern Tigray. Many Ethiopian refugees in Sudan told The World otherwise.

Tigray refugee children sing and dance inside a tent run by UNICEF for children's activities, in Umm Rakouba refugee camp in Qadarif, eastern Sudan, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020.

Ethiopians struggle to reach loved ones inside the Tigray region


Many citizens of Ethiopia say they’ve been unable to reach their families in the embattled northwest corner of the country. Yet access for journalists is very limited, making details hard to verify.

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, left, is shown the way by Chinese President Xi Jinping before their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing,China, April 24, 2019.

As Ethiopia’s civil conflict intensifies, the future for Chinese investment is uncertain

On China's New Silk Road

China’s investments helped Ethiopia become one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. Now, the country is embroiled in a conflict that has displaced tens of thousands — and threatens to destabilize a region in which China is heavily invested.