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  • Aden Adde Airport In Mogadishu Left Flooding After Heavy Rainfall

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 16 Apr 2015 (9 years ago )
    Mogadishu and surrounding areas witnessed heavy rainfall this morning and Aden Adde airport was one of the institution damaged in the rains. Rains at Aden Adde are affecting many parts of the airport including the runway and the new terminal. flights have been cancelled, a source confirmed. There a...
  • Why is the US sending its warships to Yemen?

    news Al Jazeera, 22 Apr 2015 (9 years ago )
    Whenever the US starts talking about weapons of war, I tend to focus on the details. I have to say there are more than a few of those missing when it comes to what the United States plans to do in Yemen. We know the US is sending the USS Theodore Roosevelt to patrol off the coast. That will bring...
  • Saudi-led coalition declares end to Yemen air strikes

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 22 Apr 2015 (9 years ago )
    The Saudi-led coalition that has been bombing Yemen for almost a month says its military operation "Decisive Storm" has ended and a new campaign aimed at protecting civilians and preventing Houthi fighters from operating has begun. Brigadier-General Ahmed al-Asiri, the coalition's spokesperson, s...
  • Deadly explosion hits restaurant in Somali capital

    news Al Jazeera, 21 Apr 2015 (9 years ago )
    At least four people were killed and 10 others wounded when a car rammed into a busy restaurant and exploded in the Somali capital Mogadishu, local sources told Al Jazeera. The blast on Tuesday targeted the Bonoodo restaurant located near the city's Central Hotel, which was the scene of a deadly ...
  • Multiple air raids hit Yemen despite calls for talks

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 23 Apr 2015 (9 years ago )
    Saudi-led warplanes have launched deadly air strikes in Yemen despite a call by Houthi fighters for a halt to the raids as a condition for UN-sponsored peace talks. Defence Ministry officials told Al Jazeera on Thursday that 11 air strikes struck Houthi targets in Ibb province, while four hit Lah...
  • Fighting and new air strikes mark next phase in Yemen

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 23 Apr 2015 (9 years ago )
    Protests, continued fighting and fresh air strikes have marked the start of the Saudi-led coalition's new phase of operations in Yemen. Thousands of Houthis fighters and their supporters took to the streets of the capital, Sanaa, on Wednesday to protest against the nearly month-long military offe...
  • Mandera Chief Abducted By Suspected Al-Shabaab Gunmen, Leaders Demand KDF’s Return From Somalia

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 23 Apr 2015 (9 years ago )
    A Mandera chief was abducted when suspected Al-Shabaab gunmen ambushed a vehicle he was travelling in on Thursday morning. Arabia chief Muktar Maalim commonly known as Muktar Otieno was ordered out of the 14-seater van after it was stopped along Arabia-Mandera Road One of the passengers told the Sta...
  • Air raids and ground clashes rage in Yemen

    news AP, 26 Apr 2015 (9 years ago )
    Fighter jets from the Saudi-led coalition battling Shia rebels in Yemen have struck targets in several provinces, including the capital Sanaa, security officials said, as fighting raged across the country. Sunday's air strikes began just after midnight, officials said, hitting a military base kno...
  • More than 115 children killed in Yemen war

    news AFP, 24 Apr 2015 (9 years ago )
    At least 115 children have been killed and 172 injured in Yemen since the conflict began last month, according to the UN's agency for the welfare of children. A spokesman from UNICEF said on Friday at least 64 children who had died between March 26 and April 20 had been killed by the strikes.
  • Fresh fighting flares in Yemen as dialogue hopes dim

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 25 Apr 2015 (9 years ago )
    Fierce fighting has been raging between Yemen's rival factions in the south of the country a day after Ali Abdullah Saleh, the former president, urged his allies to withdraw from the areas they have captured. The factions are trying to gain more ground in Dar Saad, a district near the southern po...