Tag Archives: Somalia conflict

05 November 19

The complexity of Somalia’s war on terror

It’s been 13 years since al-Shabaab was formed as a resistance group against the federal government of Somalia and the AU peacekeeping troops of AMISOM. Long before the rise of al-Shabaab, Somalia has suffered the plight of civil wars, clan-based
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28 February 19

Report: 320,000 Somalis fled conflict in 2018

A new report from the Norwegian Refugee Council reveals that 320,000 people in Somalia fled their homes to escape conflict in 2018.

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27 September 18

Somalia secures first World Bank grant in 30 years

The World Bank has approved $80 million in grants for Somalia to fund public finance reforms – the organisation’s first disbursement to the conflict-ridden country in 30 years.

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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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11 July 17

Somalia: US hits Al-Shabaab with drone strike

The United States military confirmed on Monday that it carried out a drone strike against Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia.

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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.

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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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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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