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  • Yemen’s refugees pose a threat to Somalia.

    news NCRI-Washintonpost, 25 Aug 2015 (6 years ago )
    As if Somalia wasn’t faced with enough challenges as of late, a new crisis is brewing on the horizon. Some brief background: The fragile country of 10 million continues to be plagued by the terrorism of the Islamist group al-Shabab, is facing a serious threat to its financial lifeline due to bank...
  • Somalia Border Wall Will Ward Off Terrorists, Says Mandera Governor Ali Roba

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 25 Aug 2015 (6 years ago )
    Mandera Governor Ali Roba says the planned construction of a wall between Kenya and Somalia will improve security in the county. Mr Roba says the wall along the porous border will ward off terrorists. “My administration supports the national government in this project because the wall will help stab...
  • AU Special Representative for Somalia condemns attack on Somali National Army recruits at a training camp in Kismayo

    news AMISOM Daily Monitoring Report, 24 Aug 2015 (6 years ago )
    Mogadishu – August 23rd, 2015; The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of AMISOM Ambassador Maman Sidikou strongly condemns the attack on Somali Army recruits at their training camp at the old airport in Kismayo on Saturday, 22 August...
  • Car bombings in two Somali cities kill 21

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 23 Aug 2015 (6 years ago )
    At least 21 people have been killed in car bomb attacks in two cities in Somalia, police and military sources have said. A car exploded in the capital Mogadishu at a busy junction on Saturday evening, killing at least five people. "So far we know five civilians died in this evening's blast and...
  • UAE troops free British hostage from al-Qaeda in Yemen

    news Aljazeera-Agencies, 23 Aug 2015 (6 years ago )
    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said that its troops have rescued a British oil engineer being held hostage by al-Qaeda fighters in Yemen. UAE troops rescued Douglas Semple from an undisclosed location in Yemen, the official Emirates News Agency reported on Sunday. Semple, 64, was brought b...
  • Saudi-led warplanes wreak havoc on Yemen aid port Hodeida

    news Reuters, 18 Aug 2015 (6 years ago )
    Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition hit the Houthi-controlled Red Sea port of Hodeida on Tuesday, destroying cranes and warehouses in the main entry point for aid supplies to Yemen's north. Rival factions also battled further south overnight in Yemen's third city, Taiz, Arab television stations ...
  • Yemen conflict: Civilian deaths 'amount to war crimes'

    news BBC, 18 Aug 2015 (6 years ago )
    All sides in the conflict in Yemen have left a "trial of civilian death and destruction" and may have committed war crimes, Amnesty International says. A report documents hundreds of cases in which people have been killed or injured in their homes since March. It accuses the Saudi-led coalitio...
  • 116 Somali refugees return from Dadaab camps to Mogadishu, spearheading new phase of voluntary repatriation

    news http://www.unhcr.org/55c1fadd9.html, 05 Aug 2015 (6 years ago )
    The arrival at Mogadishu International Airport today of 116 Somali refugees from Kenya marks a new chapter in the voluntary return process. Earlier in the morning, the two planes took off from Dadaab in Northeastern Kenya, the largest refugee settlement in the world, still hosting 333,000 Somali ref...
  • Yemen conflict: Houthi rebels driven back in Aden

    news BBC, 15 Jul 2015 (6 years ago )
    Pro-government militiamen have made further advances against Houthi rebels in the southern Yemeni city of Aden. Fighters backed by Saudi-led coalition air strikes were reported to have taken the main seaport as well as the neighbouring district of Mualla. It comes a day after they regained con...
  • Somalia: 7 Militants Killed After Ambush On Ethiopian Troops

    news AMISOM daily media, 15 Jul 2015 (6 years ago )
    Seven Al-Shabaab militants were killed in a fierce clash following a deadly ambush on African Union’s Ethiopian peacekeepers in south-western Somalia, an official has said. The convoy of armored vehicles was attacked on Tuesday evening in an area close to Wajid district of Bakool region and some 302...