Tag Archives: Somalia

09 June 17

Somalia: Civilians killed as soldiers clash over food aid

At least 14 people have been killed in the Somali town of Baidoa after soldiers clashed over food aid.

04 June 17

Somalia: President promises ‘no mercy’ against Al-Shabaab after latest attack

Somalia’s president promised “no mercy” against militant group Al-Shabaab on Thursday night, following an attack on a military base in the Puntland region that killed at least 38 people.

25 May 17

Five police officers killed in Kenya bomb attack

Five police officers were killed on Thursday when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in northern Kenya.

16 May 17

5 Kenyans, 67 Somalis deported from US

Five Kenyans and 67 Somalis have been deported from the US as the country clamps down on immigration.

12 May 17

Somalia calls for end to arms embargo in fight against Al-Shabaab

Somali’s government is calling on the international community to lift an arms embargo placed on the country in 1992 as it aims to defeat militant extremist group Al-Shabaab.

09 May 17

Somalia: Regional Al-Shabaab leader killed in raid

Somalia says it has killed one of Al-Shabaab’s regional leaders and three other members of the extremist group in a raid.

06 May 17

Somalia: US soldier killed in mission against Al-Shabaab

A US soldier has been killed in Somalia during an operation against extremist group Al-Shabaab.

24 April 17

Somalia: Kenyan army ‘kills 52 Al-Shabaab fighters’

The Kenyan army says it has killed 52 Al-Shabaab fighters during an attack on one of the group’s camps in Somalia.

23 April 17

Somalia: Piracy on the rise again, US military says

Piracy off the coast of Somalia is on the rise again, according to US military officials.

21 April 17

Will Somalia benefit from Trump throwing his military weight around?

When Trump won the US presidential election late last year there was a global sense that something big – and perhaps not all that positive – had just happened. Talk of building walls, banning Muslims and rewriting international trade deals
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