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  • Al-Shabab attack AU base in Somalia

    news Agencies: Aljazeera, 11 Aug 2014 (9 years ago )
    Fighting between al-Shabab and government and African Union (AU) troops in the central Hiran region has left 18 people dead on both sides, the Somalian armed group has said. Al-Shabab spokesman Abdulaziz Abu Musab told the AFP news agency on Saturday that the deaths occurred after the group's fig...
  • Al-Shabab attacks Somalia's intelligence HQ

    news Al Jazeera And AFP, 31 Aug 2014 (9 years ago )
    The Somali armed group al-Shabab has launched an attack on the country's intelligence headquarters in central Mogadishu, setting off a bomb and opening fire on the complex, police and witnesses said. The car bomb explosion, was followed by a fierce exchange of gunfire killing at least seven rebel...
  • Al-Shabab claims deadly Somalia bombing

    news Aljazeera., 08 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    At least 12 people, including four Americans, were killed and 27 others wounded when a suicide bomber rammed a vehicle packed with explosives into an African Union convoy southwest of the Somali capital Mogadishu. The attack, the latest in a wave of violence, comes exactly one week after a US air...
  • Al-Shabab claims deadly Somalia car bombing

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 05 Jan 2015 (9 years ago )
    A suicide bombing has struck Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, killing five people including the bomber, with the armed group al-Shabab quickly claiming responsibility. Witnesses reported a loud explosion, followed by gunfire and plumes of smoke, in Waaberi district on Sunday.
  • Al-Shabab kills Somali soldiers in attack on army base

    news BBC, 29 Jun 2015 (9 years ago )
    Al-Shabab militants have killed at least five soldiers in an overnight attack on an army base in the southern Somali port of Kismayo. Islamist fighters beheaded some of the captured Somali soldiers after briefly taking over the camp, witnesses told AFP news agency. At least 50 Burundian soldie...
  • Al-Shabab storms beachside restaurant in Somali capital

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 21 Jan 2016 (8 years ago )
    Up to 20 people were killed when al-Shabab suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a seafront hotel and restaurant in the heart of the Somali capital. A car packed with explosives rammed into the Beach View Hotel on Lido beach in Mogadishu on Thursday evening, after which several al-Shabab fighters o...
  • Amid insecurity, more Somalis cite difficulties sustaining themselves

    news, 31 Aug 2012 (11 years ago )
    Conflict is normally cited by displaced Somalis as the main reason for flight, but in recent weeks we have seen an increase in IDPs and refugees also citing difficulty in providing for themselves. Over the past seven weeks we have registered some 6,000 Somalis who have cited such difficulties - usua...
  • Angelina Jolie appeals to governments to step up life-saving efforts in the Horn of Africa

    news UNHCR Press Release, 05 Oct 2011 (12 years ago )
    GENEVA, October 4 (UNHCR) - UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie on Tuesday urged the international community to scale up its efforts to deal with the crisis in the Horn of Africa, saying the lives of hundreds of thousands of refugees depended on it. <P>In a speech in Geneva to the annual mee...
  • Announcing the Winners of the Global HackForGood

    news Technology for Good, 20 Jun 2013 (11 years ago )
    There was such overwhelming interest in our Global Hack for Good on World Refugee Day – we could not accommodate all that wanted to participate! So we are announcing the old fashioned way – on Facebook and Twitter! First, the challenge: The number of forcibly displaced people around the worl...
  • Anti-Houthi forces in Yemen seize Saudi border crossing

    news Reuters, 24 Jun 2015 (9 years ago )
    Army forces loyal to Yemen's exiled president seized a border crossing with Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, officials in the area and witnesses said, dealing a rare blow to the country's dominant Houthi group. The Houthis and their allies in Yemen's army control three other crossings with the kingdom, w...