Tag Archives: Somalia

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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16 April 17

Somalia: US sending ‘dozons’ more troops to aid fight against Al-Shabaab

The US is sending “dozens” of additional troops to Somalia as it continues to take a more active role in the battle against Islamist extremist group Al-Shabaab.

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12 April 17

Somalia: New army chief survives bombing that kills at least 17

Somalia’s new military chief has survived a suspected Al-Shabaab car bomb attack that killed at least 17 people on Sunday.

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09 April 17

Somaila grappling with cholera outbreak amid drought crisis

Drought-stricken Somali is facing a cholera outbreak as the country’s clean water sources dry up, according to aid officials.

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09 April 17

Somalia: Al-Shabaab kidnaps 4 aid workers

Four aid workers participating in a World Health Organisation (WHO) exercise were kidnapped in southern Somalia by suspected Al-Shabaab militants on Tuesday, according to police in the country.

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