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Ethiopian Regional Chief Seeks Broader Force to Fight Rebels

  • Fighting has spread to border with Amhara and Afar regions
  • Nine-month conflict has displaced more than two million people
Members of the Amhara militia in Ethiopia, in July.
Members of the Amhara militia in Ethiopia, in July.

Photographer: Eduardo Soteras/AFP/Getty Images

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Ethiopia’s northern Amhara province urged its adults to enlist in the military and fight rebels advancing from the neighboring Tigray region, potentially intensifying the nine-month conflict.