Latest in Tag: Somalia Highlight
Latest in Tag: Somalia
No longer a failed state, though struggling to rise from the ashes. Mohamed Omer Arteh, Somalia’s Deputy Prime Minister, is Michel Friedman’s guest on Conflict Zone.
AMISOM, the African Union mission in Somalia, claims to have successfully repulsed an attack by al-Shabab militants on one its military bases. Its ability to protect and support the Somali government is limited. The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is made up of 22,000 troops from Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda and Burundi. Its origins can …
The AU peacekeeping mission AMISOM and the militant group al-Shabab have both claimed casualties after the militants attacked an army base in Somalia. But the numbers are difficult to verify, a Somalia expert told DW.
The two countries signed MoU to cooperate economically and politically to promote trade exchange, says Somali minister
An integrated plan is needed to fight terrorism worldwide: Shoukry
The Muslim-majority countries of Tajikistan, Somalia and Brunei have clamped down on Christmas. In the case of the latter country, celebrating the Christian holiday has been banned entirely.
Terror attack by radical Islamist Al-Shabab militia on Thursday in Kenya sparks all-round condemnation
By Dr Cesar Chelala In the 26th year of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) Somalia recently became the 195th state party to ratify the convention. As South Sudan is expected to ratify the Convention later his year, the US would be the only country in the world that hasn’t yet ratified the CRC. The Convention is an …
Need for collaboration against abhorrent terrorism, says FM spokesman
Both attacks have left dozens dead
Foreign minister Shoukry describes crisis in parts of Somalia as “alarming”, warranting an “immediate response”
Witnesses said Shebab militants, the Al-Qaeda-linked group fighting to overthrow Somalia’s internationally-backed but fragile government, stormed into the complex while MPs were meeting inside.
Representatives were received by Egypt’s foreign minister; discussion included Somalia, South Sudan and water security
AFP – Several people were reported killed on Monday after a boat packed with around 400 migrants sank off the coast of southern Italy, Italian media reported, adding that around 200 of the passengers had already been rescued. ANSA news agency said the incident happened some 100 nautical miles (185 kilometres, 115 miles) from the …
The pan-Arab bloc was created in Cairo on 22 March 1945.
Al-Qaedal-linked Shebab rebels immediately claimed responsibility for huge blast at the perimeter of the central Mogadishu complex
Banker and businessman Ali Ahmed Nur Jimale, who was placed on a United Nations Security Council sanction list in February 2012, is accused of being “one of Al-Shebab’s chief financiers”, according to the UN.
Somali and Africa Union troops clear out complex in heavy firefight
About 11 people were killed Sunday in Mogadishu when a suicide attacker from the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents rammed a car laden with explosives into a convoy carrying four Qatari officials
“Shebab suicide bombers have attacked the court and regional headquarters area”
A new report published by the United Nations says illicit arms from the Libyan civil war fuelling conflicts in the wider region
Delegation met with Supreme Guide in Moqattam headquarters
Without container shipping, Somali businessmen operating in Mogadishu have had to resort to using smaller ships to import their goods.
Decision made after Egyptian foreign minister went to Somalia for ‘historic trip’
The last two weeks were not a huge surprise. For some, it seems that the last couple of weeks were the result of a strategy by forces opposed to the presidency of Mohamed Morsi—that the violence was planned, arranged, and implemented. There is a corresponding logic to that line of thought—that had the violence not …
Rights groups have condemned the case as “politically motivated”
The Al-Qaeda linked Shebab said in a statement they have “reached a unanimous decision to execute the French intelligence officer, Denis Allex.”
The Shebab have displayed the body of an alleged French commander in photographs. One depicts him dressed in a black button-up shirt and khaki trousers, lying face up on an orange surface next to presumably his combat gear. A small crucifix was seen around his neck.
Allex is among nine French hostages in Africa of whom at least six are held by Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM)
Clashes are common between rival clans, especially over grazing and water for livestock