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  • African migrants face death at sea in Yemen

    news Al Jazeera, 02 Jan 2015 (9 years ago )
    Sanaa - Yemen has witnessed a considerable increase in the number of African migrants and asylum-seekers arriving in 2014 despite growing insecurity in the country, UN officials have said.
  • US air strike targets al-Shabab leader

    news Agencies, 30 Dec 2014 (9 years ago )
    Pentagon says Washington has carried out an air strike against a senior leader of armed group in Saacow in Somalia.
  • Innovation: Instant Network Schools open up a new world for Somali refugees

    news, 04 Feb 2015 (9 years ago )
    DADAAB, Kenya, February 4 (UNHCR) – Thirty pairs of fascinated eyes watch the big white screen; fingers glide across new tablet computers. A class of students at the Nasib Secondary School in north-east Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp complex, is enjoying a history lesson about the Portuguese in Africa....
  • Somali troops in deadly clashes with Sufi fighters.

    news Aljazeera: Agencies, 11 Feb 2015 (9 years ago )
    At least 16 people have been killed and 14 others wounded in clashes between Somali government troops and Sufi fighters, witnesses and local elders said. The clashes on Tuesday appeared to be part of a local power struggle sparked by politicians meeting in Dhuasamareb, in the north-central Galgad...
  • Gunmen launch attack on Somalia's government offices

    news Aljazeera: Agencies, 12 Mar 2015 (9 years ago )
    Suspected members of Somalia's al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabab fighters have attacked a fortified area housing regional government headquarters, an airport and a United Nations compound in the central town of Baidoa, security officials said. "They are Shebab disguised in Somali military uniforms. T...
  • UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns attack in Baidoa

    news UNSOM, 12 Mar 2015 (9 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 12 March 2015 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemns, in the strongest terms, today’s attack in Baidoa town in Somalia’s Interim South West Administration, which resulted in the death and injury of security personnel and civilia...
  • Qatar Airways to resume flights to Somalia

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 18 Mar 2015 (9 years ago )
    Qatar Airways is set to start direct flights from Doha to Mogadishu in coming weeks to rejuvenate already growing international carrier market in Somalia. Somali PM Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke who has reached Qatari capital Doha on Tuesday will attend the ceremony to welcome Arab world airline gia...
  • UN Envoy to Somalia encouraged by firm commitment to Vision 2016 timetable

    news UNSOM, 18 Mar 2015 (9 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 18 March 2015 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, welcomed firm commitments made by Somalia’s Federal and regional leaders to meet key Vision 2016 deadlines to complete Somalia’s federal state formation process, and review the provisi...
  • Pentagon says al-Shabab leader killed in drone strike

    news Aljazeera: Reuters, 18 Mar 2015 (9 years ago )
    A US drone strike in southern Somalia has killed Adnan Garaar, an al-Shabaab leader believed to be behind a 2013 attack on a Nairobi shopping mall that killed 67 people, the Pentagon has said. It said in a statement that the strike last Thursday hit a vehicle carrying Garaar, a top official of th...
  • Interview: Somalia PM says ready for business

    news Al Jazeera, 19 Mar 2015 (9 years ago )
    Doha, Qatar - Most would agree that being the prime minister of Somalia is a tough job. Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke has taken it on twice, first in 2009/2010 and then again from December last year. Three months into the role, his biggest tasks are battling the dogged al-Shabab armed group and p...