Tag Archives: Somalia

19 April 19

Cuban president consults Kenya, Somalia over kidnapped doctors

Cuba President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez has said he is working with leaders from Kenya and Somalia to secure the return of two Cuban doctors abducted by gunmen last week.

15 April 19

Somalia: Deputy leader of IS killed in airstrike

The deputy leader of Islamic State in Somalia has been killed during an airstrike.

11 April 19

Somalia: 137,000 people forced to flee their homes this year

More than 137,000 people in Somalia have been forced to flee their homes during the first quarter of 2019, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has said.

26 March 19

Somalia: 11 killed in al-Shabaab attack on gov. ministry

At least 11 people have been killed after al-Shabaab militants attacked a government building in the capital, Mogadishu.

20 March 19

US airstrikes are killing civilians in Somalia, Amnesty International says

Amnesty International says there is credible evidence that US airstrikes in Somalia are killing civilians.

15 March 19

Somalia: 8 killed in Bay region market explosion

At least eight people have been killed in an explosion at a livestock market in Somalia’s southwestern Bay region.

13 March 19

Somalia: US conducts airstrike after troops attacked

The US military has conducted an airstrike in Somalia in response to an attack by al-Shabaab militants against a Somali-led force and its accompanying US military advisors.

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.

26 February 19

Somalia: US airstrikes kill 55 al-Shabaab militants

The United States military says it has killed 55 al-Shabaab militants during airstrikes over the past two days.

17 February 19

Kenya-Somalia tensions rise over maritime dispute

Diplomatic relations between Kenya and Somalia are becoming strained over a long-running maritime border dispute.


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