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  • UAE soldier killed in Yemen fighting: state news

    news Reuters:Writing by Yara Bayoumy, 14 Feb 2016 (6 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 (6 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...
  • Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation, Ms. Isabella Lövin, visited Dadaab Refugee Camps

    news UNHCR, 19 May 2016 (6 years ago )
    Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation, Ms. Isabella Lövin, visited Dadaab Refugee Camps. The Minister was accompanied by a high level delegation from the Government of Sweden, officials from the Government of Kenya and UNHCR Country Representatives to Kenya and Somalia. Ms. Löv...
  • Secretary-General's remarks at High-Level Meeting on Somalia

    news UNSOM, 24 Sep 2014 (8 years ago )
    New York, 24 September 2014 - Thank you for your commitment to Somalia, and thank you for your participation discussing the situation in Somalia. I am glad to see so many partners, including the leaders from Ethiopia, Italy and the United Kingdom who jointly suggested this meeting. I am delight...
  • Somali pirates free abducted journalist

    news AFP: Aljazeera, 24 Sep 2014 (8 years ago )
    Somali pirates have freed a German-American journalist two and a half years after he was kidnapped in the semi-autonomous Puntland, officials have said. Ahmed Muse Nur, a governor in the region, said Michael Scott Moore was handed to authorities on Tuesday. The AFP news agency quoted an unnamed S...
  • Somalia secures millions in financial aid

    news Al Jazeera, 27 Sep 2014 (8 years ago )
    Somalia has secured around $130m in financial aid from world leaders at the UN General Assembly. The decision came despite corruption allegations against Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and his ministers. Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from New York City.
  • Somalia tries to sway Al-Shabab stronghold

    news Al Jazeera, 07 Oct 2014 (8 years ago )
    Somali forces have called on the people of Barawe to support the government, now that it is back in control of the southern coastal town. The port in the Lower Shebelle region had been a stronghold of the armed group Al Shabab for six years. Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Barawe in so...
  • ACT Alliance Preliminary Appeal: Drought and Food insecurity in Somalia

    news ACT Alliance - Switzerland - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:43 GMT, 14 Oct 2014 (8 years ago )
    Preliminary Appeal Somalia Drought and Food insecurity in Somalia – SOM141 Preliminary Appeal Target: US${esc.dollar} 2,797,367 Balance Requested: US${esc.dollar} 2,732,767 Geneva, 14 October 2014 The humanitarian situation in Somalia remains dire with drought alerts being sounded....
  • Sierra Leone peacekeepers bound for Somalia quarantined over Ebola

    news Reuters - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:47 GMT, 14 Oct 2014 (8 years ago )
    FREETOWN, Oct 14 (Reuters) - A battalion of 800 Sierra Leone soldiers awaiting deployment as peacekeepers in Somalia has been placed in quarantine after one of its members tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus, military officials said on Tuesday. The soldiers were due to relieve the West Afr...
  • Displaced families arrive in Baidoa

    news, 15 Oct 2014 (8 years ago )
    More than 150 families displaced from Tiyeglow and its surroundings have settled in a new IDP camp on the outskirts of Baidoa. The IDPs, who are mostly women and children, have been displaced by fighting between Al-Shabaab fighters and the Somali government troops in parts of Bakol region. The...