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  • AMISOM condemns terrorist attack at beachfront restaurant in Mogadishu

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 22 Jan 2016 (8 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 22 January 2016- The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira strongly condemns the attack by terrorist group Al Shabaab, on a beachfront restaurant at Liddo beach in Mogadishu, last night. The heinous at...
  • AU Delegation Visits Somalia to Assess the State of AMISOM

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 12 Feb 2016 (8 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 12 February, 2016 – A delegation from the African Union Commission has carried out an assessment on the state of the Somalia-based peacekeeping mission to identify areas that need urgent support from the African Union headquarters in Ethiopia. The delegation from the AU Commission’s Pe...
  • Al Shabaab planning to commit atrocities and blame it on AMISOM, warns AU Special Representative to Somalia

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 10 Feb 2016 (8 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 10 February, 2016 – The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira has warned of a sinister plot by Al-Shabaab terrorists aimed at discrediting AMISOM and turning the public against its forces serving in Somal...
  • UAE soldier killed in Yemen fighting: state news

    news Reuters:Writing by Yara Bayoumy, 14 Feb 2016 (8 years ago )
    A United Arab Emirates soldier was killed and another was wounded while fighting in Yemen as part of a Saudi-led military coalition, state news agency WAM reported on Sunday, citing the army general command. The coalition is fighting to stop the Houthis, allies of Riyadh's main regional foe Iran,...
  • Saudi warns aid workers to leave rebel areas in Yemen

    news Reuters: Aljazeera, 12 Feb 2016 (8 years ago )
    Saudi Arabia, which is leading air strikes against rebels in neighbouring Yemen, has warned the United Nations and international aid groups to protect staff by removing them from areas held by Houthi rebels. A short note sent by the Saudi Embassy in London on Friday said the intention was to "pro...
  • Yemen: Warring parties agree on prisoner swap

    news AFP: Aljazeera, 11 May 2016 (7 years ago )
    Yemen's government and Houthi rebels have agreed to free half of the prisoners and detainees held by either side in the first breakthrough of the peace talks that began last month. Officials from the two delegations have said that a working group formed by the UN special envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh ...
  • Turkish Airlines Resumes Flights To Mogadishu After Somali Plane Bombing

    news Somalia media monitoring, 15 May 2016 (7 years ago )
    Turkish Airlines resumed flights to Mogadishu, the latest international airliner to resume its flights to the Somali capital few months after the Al-Qaeda linked Al Shabab group bombed a Somali airliner which made an emergency landing with a gaping hole on its side, officials said Sunday. A suspe...
  • Puntland Government To Host Consultative Meeting In Seven Towns

    news AMISOM Daily Media Monitoring, 13 Nov 2015 (8 years ago )
    The administration of Puntland State has said it will hold consultative meetings in seven towns to discuss the future of Somalia and the ways to hold election in 2016. The Federal government has in the past revealed that due to financial constraints, the consultative meeting cannot be held in all o...
  • Yemeni refugees seek shelter in Djibouti

    news Oualid Khelifi/UNHCR - Aljazeera, 14 Nov 2015 (8 years ago )
    Markazi refugee camp, Djibouti - As fighting intensifies in Yemen, over 120,000 people have fled since April. Around 30,000 of those have sought safety across the Gulf of Aden in Djibouti. Since late September, the population of Markazi camp near the Djiboutian coastal town of Obock has quadruple...
  • Qatar deploys 1,000 ground troops to fight in Yemen

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 07 Sep 2015 (8 years ago )
    Around 1,000 soldiers from Qatar's Armed Forces have been deployed to Yemen, as part of the Arab coalition's fight against Houthi rebels, Al Jazeera has learned. An Al Jazeera journalist, reporting from the Saudi-Yemen border, said the troops were backed by more than 200 armoured vehicles and 30...