Category: "Ogaden Ethiopia"

Ethiopia - Ethiopian official says food aid reaching Ogaden

November 20th, 2007
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Ethiopia - Ethiopian official says food aid reaching conflict zone

ADDIS ABABA (AFP) —
Ethiopia has started distributing food in the volatile Ogaden region, an official said Tuesday, denying reports of a humanitarian crisis fueled by the army's crackdown on separatist insurgents.


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Ethiopia denies reports of Ogaden helicopter attacks

November 20th, 2007
AFP/File Photo: A helicopter of the Ethiopian forces.

Ethiopia denies reports of Ogaden helicopter attacks

ADDIS ABABA, Nov 20 (Reuters)
- Ethiopia denied on Tuesday allegations it had used helicopter gun ships to target civilians in its troubled southeastern Ogaden region, where the military is fighting separatist rebels.

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Separatist Rebels Accuse Ethiopia’s Military of Killing Civilians

November 19th, 2007
File Photo Market in Gode Ethiopia.

Separatist Rebels Accuse Ethiopia’s Military of Killing Civilians in Remote Region

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov. 19 — Separatist rebels fighting in the Ogaden region of Ethiopia accused the government on Monday of strafing nomads in recent days at a watering hole with helicopter gunships, killing up to a dozen civilians.


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Ethiopia's Ogaden refugees recount horrors of conflict

November 19th, 2007


FEATURE-Ethiopia's Ogaden refugees recount horrors of conflict

By Andrew Cawthorne

DADAAB, Kenya, Nov 19 (Reuters) -
It was after the second beating by Ethiopian soldiers that Abdi Bashi Jama says he decided to head for the border.

But though separated from family, far from his home village in Ethiopia's eastern Ogaden region, and a refugee rather than a shop-owner now, Jama considers himself lucky.


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Ethiopia - Ethiopian aircrafts 'carpet-bomb' Ogaden region: rebels

November 18th, 2007
AFP/File Photo: A helicopter of the Ethiopian forces.

Ethiopia - Ethiopian aircrafts 'carpet-bomb' Ogaden region: rebels

NAIROBI (AFP) -
Ethiopia's air force has been "carpet-bombing" villages and nomadic settlements in its oil- and gas-rich Ogaden region, leaving a trail of casualties, separatist rebels in the restive eastern area said Sunday.

"Since Friday the Ethiopian air force has carried out continuous air sorties on the area of the lakes called in Somali Haro Digeed," Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) spokesman Abdirahman Mahdi said.



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