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Ethiopia Replaces Top Security Officials Amid Tigray Conflict

Ethiopia’s army chief, head of intelligence and foreign minister have been sacked as fighting continues in the northern Tigray region.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has replaced his foreign affairs minister, the head of intelligence and the army chief. No reason was given for the changes, which came several days after he ordered a military campaign in the Tigray region. (Photo: Gen. Birhanu Jula)

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Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed reshuffled his country’s security services days after he ordered a military offensive in the northern Tigray region. The Prime Minister replaced the head of intelligence and the army chief, and appointed a new federal police commissioner. He also chose a new foreign minister. Continue reading Ethiopia Replaces Top Security Officials Amid Tigray Conflict

Eritrea and Ethiopia: Some Thoughts on Recent Events in Tigray

In war, TRUTH is the first casualty.

BY FIKREJESUS AMAHAZION (Ph.D.)

Yesterday, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed ordered a military offensive to subdue the region’s ruling party, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). After the latter’s forces launched an attack on a federal army base, trying “to loot” military assets, he stated that “Our defense forces … have been ordered to carry out their mission to save the country. The final point of the red line has been crossed. Force is being used as the last measure to save the people and the country.” Continue reading Eritrea and Ethiopia: Some Thoughts on Recent Events in Tigray