The Tigray War is an ongoing armed conflict that began around
midnight of 3–4 November 2020 in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia.
Tigray Region is the homeland of the Tigrayan, Irob and Kunama peoples.
Tigray is also known as Region 1 according to the federal constitution.
Its capital and largest city is Mekelle. Tigray is the fifth-largest by area.
the fifth-most populous, and the fifth-most densely populated of the 10 Regional States.
There are two main airports in Tigray, Aksum and Mekele.
From those there are daily flights heading south towards Addis Abeba, Lalibela, Gondar and Bahir Dar.