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  • Puntland Government To Host Consultative Meeting In Seven Towns

    news AMISOM Daily Media Monitoring, 13 Nov 2015 (5 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...
  • Saudi-led coalition drops weapons for allies in Yemeni city

    news Reuters, 28 Oct 2015 (5 years ago )
    Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bombed the Iran-allied Houthi movement across Yemen on Wednesday and dropped weapons to Islamist militias battling the group, a day after being accused of bombing the hospital of an international medical aid charity. The sorties showed the coalition was determ...
  • AMISOM Force Commander and SNA Chief of Defence Forces Pledge Stronger Partnership

    news AMISOM Daily Media Monitoring, 28 Oct 2015 (5 years ago )
    The Force Commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Lt. Gen. Jonathan Rono today met with the new Somali National Army (SNA) Chief of Defence Forces Maj. Gen. Mohamed Adan Ahmed, with discussions focussing on how to strengthen working relations between the two organizations they re...
  • Yemen conflict: MSF hospital destroyed by air strikes

    news BBC, 27 Oct 2015 (5 years ago )
    The first, which occurred around 22:30 (19:30 GMT) on Monday, hit part of the facility in Saada province that was not being used, according to the charity. All staff and patients had been evacuated by the time the second strike hit about 10 minutes later. However, the Saudi-led coalition battling ...
  • Lack Of Funds Pushes Al-Shabaab Towards ISIL-Puntland

    news AMISOM Daily Media Monitoring, 27 Oct 2015 (5 years ago )
    Funding crises have pushed Somali terror group, Al Shabaab to shift balance towards the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), Puntland Government in Northern Somalia claimed on Tuesday. The remarks come less than a week after key Al Shabaab ideologue Abdulkadir Mumin defected to Islamic State...
  • KDF Aids Illicit Sugar Trade In Kismayu, Says UN

    news AMISOM Daily Media Monitoring, 27 Oct 2015 (5 years ago )
    The United Nations has once again accused Kenya of aiding a flourishing illicit sugar trade at the port of Kismayu in Somalia. UN Monitoring Group for Somalia and Eritrea, in its report released last Friday, said the trade is worth more than $800,000 (Sh81.8 million) annually. The report says this p...
  • The CEO of IKEA Foundation visits the Dollo Ado camps

    news UNHCR, 10 Sep 2015 (6 years ago )
    Ethiopia-15 September 2015 (UNHCR)-The Chief Executive Officer of the IKEA Foundation, Mr. Per Heggenes, last week visited the five Dollo Ado refugee camps as part of a periodic programme review of different projects funded by the IKEA Foundation. Accompanied by UNHCR Representative Clementine Nkwet...
  • Government Forces And AMISOM Repulse Al-Shabaab In Qoryooley Attack

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 08 Sep 2015 (6 years ago )
    Reports reaching us from Qoryoole town in lower Shabeele region indicate that Al-Shabaab fighters attacked government forces and AMISOM bases in the town. Locals told the media the militants raided a local government forces base leading to a fierce gun battle that lasted for hours. The forces howeve...
  • Qatar deploys 1,000 ground troops to fight in Yemen

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 07 Sep 2015 (6 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...
  • Yemen's government declares Taiz 'a disaster area'

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 25 Aug 2015 (6 years ago )
    Yemen's exiled government has declared Taiz a "disaster area" and urged the international community and the UN Security Council to intervene to stop the bloodshed. "The government will present a letter to the Security Council in New York and the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva," Huma...