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  1. News - World - SOMALIA

    Al-Shabab suicide bombers attack presidential palace in Somalia

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:37pm by AFP

    ... large parts of the capital, but were driven out of fixed positions in Mogadishu and Somalia's major towns by an African Union force. ...

  2. News - World - SOMALIA

    Al-Shabab militants attack Somalia's parliament, killing at least 10

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:26am by Reuters

    ... "We killed 30 from the AU (African Union) and from the various forces of the so-called Somali government," he said. The al-Shabab estimate of the death toll was not independently ... Somali parliament house, and still heavy fighting is going on inside," said the al-Shabab spokesman. The African Union Mission in Somalia said all the lawmakers who were in parliament before ...

  3. News - World - SOMALIA

    Charities appeal for US$822 million as Somalia faces humanitarian crisis

    Posted May 09th 2014, 01:33am by GDN

    ... the UN-backed offensive by the African Union Mission in Somalia against the al-Shabaab militia in the south of the country has swelled the ranks of the 1.1 million internally displaced people. Women ...

  4. News - World - SOMALIA

    US missile strike in southern Somalia targets al-Shebab militant leader

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 12:50pm by AFP

    ... to al-Qaeda, called for attacks against foreign forces after arch-enemy Ethiopia joined the African Union force battling the extremists. Hardline al-Shabab insurgents control large parts of rural ... States has sent a handful of military advisers to Somalia in recent months to help bolster an African Union force fighting extremist militants there. The deployment marked the first stationing ...

  5. News - World - SOMALIA

    African troops enter Somali port of Kismayo

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 08:29pm by Agence France-Presse in Mogadishu

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mogadishu Kenyan troops from the African Union force in Somalia entered the southern port of Kismayo for the first time on Monday, witnesses said, three days after launching a beach assault that led Islamist insurgents to pull out. “They arrived from the west of the city and are taking up positions,” Aden Ismail, a local trader said. The report was confirmed ...

  6. News - World - SOMALIA

    Suicide-bomb maker killed in suspected US drone strike in Somalia

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 09:49pm by AFP

    ... of Somalia's major towns, including the capital, Mogadishu, and the key southern port of Kismayo, by a UN-mandated African Union force that now numbers 17,700 men. But the group still controls large ...

  7. News - World - SOMALIA

    Doctors Without Borders pulls out of Somalia after ‘extreme attacks’

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 10:17am by AFP

    ... by the conditions that have forced Doctors Without Borders to withdraw from Somalia. “While some progress has been made by the African Union Mission in Somalia and the Somali national security forces ... the best chance for peace in Somalia since the collapse of central government in 1991. A 17,700-strong African Union force fighting alongside the national army has forced Shebab fighters from ...

  8. News - World - SOMALIA

    Ethiopian military plane carrying ammunition crashes in Mogadishu

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... troops are supporting Somalia's fight against al-Qaeda-linked militants in the Horn of Africa country, although they are not part of an African Union (AU) peacekeeping force. ...

  9. News - World - SOMALIA

    Twin terror attacks shatter fragile peace

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Reuters in Mogadishu At least 19 people killed as al-Shabaab militants linked to al-Qaeda attack law courts and bomb convoy of African Union and Turkish vehicles Twin terror attacks ... in Mogadishu. A bomb exploded outside law courts in the city as gunmen stormed the compound. Security forces then battled the fighters inside. Later, a bomb exploded near an African Union and Turkish ...

  10. News - World - SOMALIA

    Somalia's al-Shabab kill two of their own chiefs in factional feud

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Mogadishu

    ... terrorism sanctions lists, but no bounty has been placed on his head. Aweys, in his late 70s, was a top leader of the Islamic Courts Union, a radical group that ruled Somalia in 2006 before being ... by a 17,700-strong African Union force, fighting alongside government troops. But analysts warn that the divisions among al-Shabab do not necessarily dent its strength. “The evolution of the Islamist group ...




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