The development came as a senior Amhara official says the rebels, known as the Tigray People's Liberation Front, were pushing "deep" into Amhara territory and hinted at possible retaliation.
UN's humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths condemns "dangerous" accusations by Ethiopia that aid workers were biased in favour of and even arming rebel forces in war-hit Tigray.
Sudanese government report says 3,000 asylum-seekers hail from Ethiopia's restive Amhara region, which borders conflict-hit Tigray state.
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At least 20 civilians have been killed and some 70,000 displaced as rebel forces from Ethiopia's northern Tigray region mount attacks on neighbouring Afar region, Ethiopian officials say.
Spokesman for Tigray People's Liberation Front says they carried out operations against special forces and militia fighters from Oromia region, Ethiopia's largest, who were massing along the Tigray-Afar border.
Amnesty says total number of Tigrayans arrested by Ethiopian authorities is likely to be in the hundreds, with the whereabouts of many unknown.
Tigray forces have seized Alamata, southern Tigray's main town, and advanced to region's west where fertile farmlands have long been contested.
Tigrayan rebel forces have launched a new offensive in the conflict-torn northern region of Ethiopia and claim to have seized a major town there.
Acting UN aid chief Ramesh Rajasingham says some 1.8 million people are on the brink of famine and 33,000 children are severely malnourished as brutal conflict grinds on in Tigray region.
The international community mustn't be lulled into a false sense of security and should take this opportunity to push for an end to the war.
A bridge over the Tekeze River that’s crucial to delivering desperately needed food to much of Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region has been destroyed.
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