Tag Archives: Somalia

04 February 19

Somalia: 11 killed in Mogadishu car bomb attack

At least 11 people were killed in a car bomb attack in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Monday.

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21 January 19

Somalia: 52 al-Shabaab militants kills in US airstrike

The US military says it has killed 52 al-Shabaab extremists in Somalia during its deadliest airstrike in the country for months.

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21 January 19

Ethiopia teams up with Somalia in ‘massive offensive’ against al-Shabaab

The Ethiopian National Defence Force (ENDF) says it is teaming up with troops in Somalia for a “massive offensive” against al-Shabaab after the militant group ambushed an Ethiopian peacekeeping convoy in Somalia.

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19 January 19

Kenya: 9 arrested over deadly Dusitd2 hotel attack

Authorities in Kenya have arrested nine people over this week’s attack on a luxury hotel compound that killed at least 21 people. 

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14 January 19

Eritrea and Somalia among the world’s least powerful passports

Eritrea and Somalia have been named among the countries with the least powerful passports in the world.

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04 January 19

Somalia expels top UN official for ‘interfering with internal affairs’

Somalia has asked top UN official Nicholas Haysom to leave the country “as soon as possible” after accusing him of “interfering with the country’s internal affairs”.

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10 December 18

Somalia: Motion filed to impeach President Mohamed Farmaajo

The leading official of Somalia’s parliament administration has filed a motion for the impeachment of President Mohamed Farmaajo, he said on Sunday.

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22 November 18

Kenya: Gunmen kidnap Italian aid worker

Unidentified gunmen in Kenya have kidnapped an Italian aid worker, police in the African nation say.

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10 November 18

Former Somali refugee elected to Congress in US midterms

Former refugee Ilhan Omar became the first Somali American to be elected to Congress in this week’s UK midterm elections.

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02 November 18

Somalia: UN calls for end to ‘stand-off’ between federal, state authorities

UN Special Representative for Somalia and head of the Assistance Mission UNSOM, Nicholas Haysom, has called for an end to a political “stand-off” between federal and state authorities in Somalia.

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