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Ethiopia’s Tigray Fighters Under Fire in Major New Offensive

  • Senior Tigray official says air strikes used in past two days
  • UN has warned of humanitarian, economic crisis in the region
Soldiers of Tigray Defence Force (TDF) in Mekele, Tigray region, Ethiopia. 

Soldiers of Tigray Defence Force (TDF) in Mekele, Tigray region, Ethiopia. 

Photographer: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images

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Ethiopia has launched a major offensive against rebel forces from the Tigray region, carrying out air strikes in its latest bid to gain the upper hand in an almost yearlong civil war.