Ethiopia conflict spills over its border

Q: Fighting between Ethiopia’s central government and the rebellious Tigray region has spilled over the nation’s border last week when rebel forces fired missiles at a city in Eritrea. Where is Ethiopia on the Horn of Africa?

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Q: Ethiopia and Eritrea only recently ended 20 years of war and established normal diplomatic relations. Where is Eritrea?

A. North of Ethiopia

B. East of Ethiopia

C. South of Ethiopia

D. West of Ethiopia

Q: Tigray politicians dominated Ethiopia’s ruling coalition before reformer Abiy Ahmed became prime minister in 2018. Tigrayans are one of Ethiopia’s more than 80 . . .

A. Ethnic groups

B. Militias

C. Political parties

D. Religious sects

Q: Prime Minister Aiby won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for making peace with Eritrea, but early this month he attacked the Tigray region amid growing ethnic tensions. Thousands of refugees fled to which country?

A. Eritrea

B. Somalia

C. South Sudan

D. Sudan

Q: The influx of refugees is a new concern for Sudan which also is worried about what big project in Ethiopia?

A. Field for U.S. Air Force

B. Dam on the Blue Nile

C. Nuclear power plant

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