Thousands of Ethiopian Muslims march across the country in response to attacks last Friday that saw four mosques and multiple Muslim-owned businesses burned in the Amhara Region.
Sources: Al Jazeera
Sources: Al Jazeera
Fighting escalates in Ethiopia's Amhara Region as Tigray Defense Forces (TDF) continue their offensive. Federal forces as well as Amharan militiamen are fighting the TDF on three fronts. Clashes are also reported in the Afar Region, to the east, with Ethiopian officials accusing Tigrayan forces of attempting to seize the N'Djamena–Djibouti Highway.
About 25 to 100 people have been killed in ongoing clashes between the Afar and Somali Regions of Ethiopia. Fighting had begun on Friday when the Somali Region's special forces attacked the areas of Haruk and Gewane using heavy weapons including machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades.
The Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) launches rockets at Bahir Dar, capital of Ethiopia's Amhara Region, raising fears that the conflict could grow into a wider war. Amhara Region authorities report that the "illegal" TPLF group "launched a rocket attack around 1:40 am" but that the attack caused no damage.
The TPLF launched missiles at Gondar Airport and Bahir Dar Airport in Amhara Region, Ethiopia. A spokesman for the TPLF says, "As long as the attacks on the people of Tigray do not stop, the attacks will intensify".
Explosions are reported in the Eritrean capital Asmara amid reports of a missile attack from Tigray, Ethiopia. The Eritrean government confirms missiles were launched at the capital but said that they missed and instead landed in the countryside. The attack comes just hours after the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) threatened to target Eritrea.
The Attorney General of Ethiopia's Amhara Region, Migbaru Kebede, dies after having been wounded during the coup attempt two days earlier. Asaminew Tsige, the general suspected to be behind the coup attempt, had been reportedly killed by security forces.
An attempted coup in Ethiopia's Amhara state leaves several people dead, including the regional president Ambachew Mekonnen and the Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian National Defense Force, General Se'are Mekonnen.
The Ethiopia Federal Police Commission announces the arrests of 30 people suspected of involvement in a bombing of a rally for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. The attack killed two and injured 156. The United States announces the deployment of FBI specialists to assist the probe.