Tag Archives: Somalia

03 January 18

Kenya: 5 policemen killed in suspected Al-Shabaab attack

Five Kenyan policemen have been killed in a suspected Al-Shabaab attack, a government official confirmed this week.

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29 December 17

Somalia retakes control of its own airspace

The Somali government has retaken control of the country’s airspace for the first time in more than two decades.

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22 December 17

How can Somalia win the war against Al-Shabaab?

In February 2007, the United Nations approved the proposed mandate of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The peacekeeping mission was tasked with supporting the government with national security operations, training the country’s army, assisting in the delivery of
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22 December 17

Somali: Up to 30 percent of national forces unarmed

Up to 30 percent of Somalia’s national military is unarmed, according to the government’s “Operational Readiness Assessment”.

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08 December 17

Somalia, Djibouti criticise Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem

Somalia and Djibouti have criticised US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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18 November 17

UN: Islamic State growing in Somalia

The Islamic State’s presence in Somalia is growing, according to a new report from the United Nations.

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15 November 17

UN renews arms sanctions against Eritrea and Somalia

The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday voted to extend separate arms embargos against Eritrea and Somalia.

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11 November 17

US drone strike kills ‘several’ Al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia

The United States military says it has carried out a drone strike against Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia, killing “several”.

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21 October 17

Garissa residents donate blood for victims of Somalia terror attack

Hundreds of residents from Kenya’s Garissa County have donated blood for the victims of a terrorist attack in Somalia that killed over 300 people on Saturday.

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18 October 17

At least 300 killed in Mogadishu terrorist attack

At least 300 people have been killed in Somalia’s worst terrorist attack in decades.

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