Tag Archives: Al-Shabaab

28 June 16

Somalia: 16 Killed in Latest Al-Shabaab Hotel Attack

A hotel attack carried out by Al-Shabaab in the Somali capital has killed 16 people, including a state minister.

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16 June 16

Somalia: 30 Ethiopian Troops Killed by Al-Shabaab

At least 30 Ethiopian troops have been killed in Somalia during an attack claimed by Islamist group Al-Shabaab.

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12 June 16

Somalia: 5 AU Soldiers Arrested Over Military Equipment Sales

Five African Union (AU) soldiers have been arrested after allegedly selling military supplies illegally in Somalia.

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07 June 16

US Kills Al-Shabaab Leader Behind Kenya’s Garissa Tragedy

The Al-Shabaab leader who orchestrated an attack on Kenya’s Garissa University in 2015 has been killed during US airstrikes in Somalia.

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03 June 16

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Hotel Attack Kills 15 in Mogadishu

An attack carried out by militant group Al-Shabaab at a popular hotel in the Somali capital has killed at least 15 people.

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25 May 16

Kenya Threatens to Pull Troops Out of Somalia

Kenya has threatened to pull its troops out of Somalia if the international community refuses to cover funding gaps left by EU cuts.

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21 May 16

UN Chief Urges Kenya Not to Close Refugee Camps

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the Kenyan government not to close the Dadaab refugee camp.

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13 May 16

Kenya to Expel Somali Refugees From World’s Largest Camp

The Kenyan government has announced plans to close the world largest refugee camp and expel more than 300,000 Somalis from the country.

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13 May 16

Somalia: Army Seizes Weapons Headed For Kenya

The Somalia National Army (SNA) says it has confiscated a hoard of weapons that were headed for Mandera in Kenya, claiming Al-Shabaab intended to use it for attacks in towns along the border.

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06 May 16

Somalia: UK Troops Deployed to Help Fight Against Al-Shabaab

British troops have entered Somalia to join the United Nations mission against Islamist militant groups in the country.

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