SUDAN CLAIMS ITS BORDER PATROL AMBUSHED BY ETHIOPIAN FORCES. PRESIDENT OF TIGRAY REGION REPORTEDLY REQUESTS ASYLUM IN SOUTH SUDAN – South Front

There have been several significant developments in the conflict in Ethiopia between the Federal Government and the Tigray Region. On Wednesday, Sudanese officials claimed that several Sudanese soldiers were killed in an ambush by ‘Ethiopian forces and militias’ on Tuesday as they were patrolling Sudanese territory close to the border and numerous others were injured.Continue reading “SUDAN CLAIMS ITS BORDER PATROL AMBUSHED BY ETHIOPIAN FORCES. PRESIDENT OF TIGRAY REGION REPORTEDLY REQUESTS ASYLUM IN SOUTH SUDAN – South Front”

ERITREAN ARMED FORCES ENTERED CIVIL WAR IN ETHIOPIA – South Front

Eritrean troops are supporting Ethiopian government forces in their battle against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), Reuters reported on December 8, citing a U.S. government source and five regional diplomats. A U.S. government source told Reuters that Washington is concerned by Eritrea’s involvement in the ongoing conflict in the Tigray region. The deployment of Eritrean troopsContinue reading “ERITREAN ARMED FORCES ENTERED CIVIL WAR IN ETHIOPIA – South Front”

INTERNAL ETHIOPIAN WAR DRAWS TO A CLOSE, BUT HAS IT DAMAGED NEIGHBORING SUDAN TOO MUCH – South Front

On December 5th, in Ethiopia, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s forces said that the fighting is close to over after a week passed since the government troops captured Tigray region’s capital Mekelle. They wrestled control from the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). The fighting has now lasted for over a month, having started on November 4th,Continue reading “INTERNAL ETHIOPIAN WAR DRAWS TO A CLOSE, BUT HAS IT DAMAGED NEIGHBORING SUDAN TOO MUCH – South Front”

MAP UPDATE: ETHIOPIA’S WAR WITH REBEL TIGRAY REGION CONTINUES DESPITE VICTORIOUS STATEMENTS – South Front

The federal government of Ethiopia, including Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, has been trying to present the conflict with the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), which controlled Tigray province as an internal security matter and the law enforcement operation. The government even declared that the operation is over after capturing the provincial capital, Mekelle. However, inContinue reading “MAP UPDATE: ETHIOPIA’S WAR WITH REBEL TIGRAY REGION CONTINUES DESPITE VICTORIOUS STATEMENTS – South Front”

WAR IN ETHIOPIA’S TIGRAY REGION SHOWS NO SIGNS OF END DESPITE ADVANCES OF GOVERNMENT FORCES (MAP UPDATE) – South Front

The war between the federal government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front is stil raging in Ethiopia’s Tigray region despite recent claims of the authorities about the victory over the rebels. On November 30, clashes between government forces and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) erupted near Wikro; On November 30, clashes between government forcesContinue reading “WAR IN ETHIOPIA’S TIGRAY REGION SHOWS NO SIGNS OF END DESPITE ADVANCES OF GOVERNMENT FORCES (MAP UPDATE) – South Front”

THE PRICE OF VICTORY: THOUSANDS FLEE ETHIOPIA’S TIGRAY, AS GOVERNMENT FORCES PREPARE FOR “FINAL ASSAULT” – South Front

On November 26th, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ordered the Armed Forces to launch a “final offensive” on Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), and the Tigray capital of Mekelle. In a statement posted on social media, Abiy Ahmed said great care would be taken to protect innocent civilians from harm and said efforts would beContinue reading “THE PRICE OF VICTORY: THOUSANDS FLEE ETHIOPIA’S TIGRAY, AS GOVERNMENT FORCES PREPARE FOR “FINAL ASSAULT” – South Front”

TIGRAY’S FORCES REJECT ULTIMATUM, CLAIM THEY DESTROYED GOVERNMENT FORCES MECHANIZED DIVISION – South Front

In brief: – On November 24, clashes between ENDF and TPLF were reported near the Adi- Harush Refugee Camp – 40,000 Ethiopian refugees fled to Sudan escaping the fighting in the Tigray region, according to the UN – On November 24, TPLF forces destroyed an armored vehicle of the Ethiopian Army near Mekele, according toContinue reading “TIGRAY’S FORCES REJECT ULTIMATUM, CLAIM THEY DESTROYED GOVERNMENT FORCES MECHANIZED DIVISION – South Front”

CIVIL WAR IN ETHIOPIA: CONFLICT DEVELOPMENTS AND BACKGROUND – South Front

The armed clashes that broke out on Wednesday November 4 between the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and Federal Government forces in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia have spread and intensified. Ethiopia’s prime minister remains confident that the military operation (which he insists on calling a ‘law enforcement operation’) will be successfully concluded inContinue reading “CIVIL WAR IN ETHIOPIA: CONFLICT DEVELOPMENTS AND BACKGROUND – South Front”

CIVIL WAR IN ETHIOPIA: OVERVIEW OF TIGRAY CRISIS – South Front

The Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF) is currently carrying out a large military operation against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) in the Tigray Region. The region, that is located in Ethiopia’s far north along the border with Eritrea and Sudan, is the homeland for the Tigrayan, Irob and Kunama peoples. Under the Ethiopian FederalContinue reading “CIVIL WAR IN ETHIOPIA: OVERVIEW OF TIGRAY CRISIS – South Front”

WAR COMES TO ETHIOPIA AS NOBEL PEACE PRIZE-WINNING PRIME MINISTER SENDS TROOPS AGAINST REGIONAL GOVERNMENT – South Front

On November 4th, it appears that Ethiopia is on the brink of a war, as Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister Abiy Ahmed ordered the military to confront the country’s Tigray regional government after he accused it of carrying out a deadly attack on a military base, declaring “the last red line has been crossed”Continue reading “WAR COMES TO ETHIOPIA AS NOBEL PEACE PRIZE-WINNING PRIME MINISTER SENDS TROOPS AGAINST REGIONAL GOVERNMENT – South Front”

There is a dark and dangerous forest behind these burning trees… – The Saker

TCTT editor note: Very good analysis of events happening in many places around the world, unfortunately the author seems to have bought into the virus fearmongering narrative, for real information on the virus see: Facts about Covid-19 There are, of course, many other potential flashpoints on the planet, including India, Pakistan and China, the South ChinaContinue reading “There is a dark and dangerous forest behind these burning trees… – The Saker”