Category: "Ogaden Ethiopia"
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.
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 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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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
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.