Tigray fighters called Ethiopia's cease-fire a "sick joke," vowing to continue fighting and remove Ethiopian and Eritrean forces from the area.
The swift turn in the nearly eight-month war in Ethiopia has left people scrambling to understand the implications for the region of 6 million people.
The U.S. official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told the Associated Press that the deal is not yet done, but each country is prepared to discuss an incremental withdrawal of about 300 troops by both sides.
Seventeen journalists in Gaza reported to the Associated Press that they had suddenly lost access to their WhatsApp accounts following the cease-fire announcement on Friday.
The conflict between protestors and Israeli police occurred after Friday prayers at Al-Aqsa, which is a flashpoint holy site sacred to both Muslims and Jews.
General Hossein Salami, chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, said that "we called it Gaza so that God willing it can be an eternal honor for those who are resisting the Zionist invasion."
Less than a quarter of Israelis said they support a ceasefire as the violence continues.
President Joe Biden told Israel on Wednesday that he expected "a significant de-escalation today on the path to a cease-fire", which led to pushback from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
"When there is a shooting war where innocent kids on both sides are being killed, we always aggressively ask for a cease-fire," Kaine said.
Erdogan complained Tuesday that neither the U.S. nor Russia has been able to "clean" the Kudish-led forces out of Turkey's invasion zone.
Mevlut Cavusoglu said Turkish forces agreed to a five-day pause to operations to allow Syrian Democratic Forces to withdraw and that Turkey stood ready to resume the invasion.
Trump whipped up a crowd of supporters in Dallas on Thursday by claiming credit for the five-day "ceasefire" in northeastern Syria.
Negotiators are reportedly close to an initial agreement that will open dialogue between the Taliban and the Afghan government with a view to ending almost two decades of conflict.
A senior Israeli officer who led the raid was also killed.
The killings come as Egypt attempts to broker a ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas.
Previous agreements have failed to bring permanent peace in the world's youngest country.
Social media users noticed the footage was actually from a computer game known as "Arma 3."
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the ceasefire would be in place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily, beginning February 27.
Syrian air force bombardments killed at least 100 people, including 20 children, monitors say.
The Shiite militants announced the end of days of fighting against the Sunni Nusra Front. The U.S. considers both groups to be "foreign terrorist organizations."
Hafez al-Assad finished in the lower end of the International Mathematical Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro.
Turkey's state-run news agency listed 10 of the military outposts used by Washington in the fight against ISIS.