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  • Yemen conflict: MSF hospital destroyed by air strikes

    news BBC, 27 Oct 2015 (6 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 ...
  • Yemeni refugees seek shelter in Djibouti

    news Oualid Khelifi/UNHCR - Aljazeera, 14 Nov 2015 (6 years ago )
    Markazi refugee camp, Djibouti - As fighting intensifies in Yemen, over 120,000 people have fled since April. Around 30,000 of those have sought safety across the Gulf of Aden in Djibouti. Since late September, the population of Markazi camp near the Djiboutian coastal town of Obock has quadruple...
  • UNHCR initiated an innovative pilot project, the IDEAS BOX, in Dollo Ado

    news UNHCR, 18 Dec 2015 (6 years ago )
    In Dollo Ado, UNHCR initiated an innovative pilot project, the IDEAS BOX, a multi-media library, for Somali refugee children and youth. The project is implemented by Save the Children and Libraries without Borders, in coordination with UNHCR Innovations Unit in Geneva. Facilitated by the governmen...
  • UNHCR awards Somali refugees who won regional art competition

    news UNHCR, 24 Dec 2015 (6 years ago )
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 24 (UNHCR)-At a brief ceremony held here earlier this week, the UNHCR Representative in Ethiopia, Mrs. Clementine Nkweta-Salami, awarded prizes to three talented Somali refugees who won a regional art competition under the theme ‘Home’, reflecting on ‘Durable Solution...
  • AMISOM Condemns terrorist attack on its base at El Adde, Gedo region

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 15 Jan 2016 (6 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 22 January 2016- The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira strongly condemns the attack by terrorist group Al Shabaab, on a beachfront restaurant at Liddo beach in Mogadishu, last night. The heinous at...
  • Deadly bombing targets police in Yemen's Mukalla

    news Agencies: Aljazeera, 15 May 2016 (6 years ago )
    A suicide bomber has killed at least 25 people and injured 54 others by his explosives to target police recruits at a security compound in the southern Yemen city of Mukalla, security officials say. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity on Sunday because they are not authorised to speak t...
  • MSF urges Kenya not to shut down Dadaab refugee camp

    news Al Jazeera And Agencies, 07 May 2016 (6 years ago )
    Medical charity Doctors without Borders (MSF) has urged the Kenyan government to reconsider its decision to shut down the Dadaab refugee camp, warning that closure would risk the lives of more than 300,000 refugees. In a statement released late on Friday, Liesbeth Aelbrecht, MSF head of mission i...
  • Press Statement on High-Level Meeting on Somalia

    news UNSOM, 24 Sep 2014 (8 years ago )
    New York, 24 September 2014 - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon co-chaired a High-Level Meeting on Somalia today, with the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and the Chair of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, on the ma...
  • FACTBOX-Fractured mosaic of North Africa's militant groups

    news Reuters - Wed, 1 Oct 2014 05:15 GMT, 01 Oct 2014 (8 years ago )
    ALGIERS, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Egyptian security officials have offered military training to pro-government forces in Libya, citing what they said was a growing regional threat from Islamist militants. North Africa is one of the main sources of jihadi fighters travelling to Syria and Iraq. Several...
  • Al-Shabab : Setback or strategic retreat?

    news Al Jazeera, 05 Oct 2014 (8 years ago )
    The group's fighters have been withdrawing from a number of areas they have controlled in the southern part of Somalia. That is a result of a combined military operation called "Operation Indian Ocean" carried out by government forces and African Union troops more than a month ago. The 22,000-...