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  • Weekly update on displacement and other population movements in South-Central Somalia

    news UNHCR, 06 Apr 2014 (9 years ago )
    In summary, close to 9,000 civilians were displaced during the reporting period (almost the double of last week's figure of new IDPs). Marka and the outskirts of Mogadishu are now major places of new displacement. IDPs in these locations are in need of assistance.
  • War zone rape summit begins in London

    news Aljazeera: Agencies, 10 Jun 2014 (9 years ago )
    A four-day international summit on ending sexual violence in war zones and conflict areas has been launched in London. The summit, to be attended by more than 100 countries, aims to identify ways to better investigate and prosecute cases of sexual violence and provide support for women and girls....
  • War Planes Hit Areas In Gedo In Response To Garissa University Attack

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 06 Apr 2015 (8 years ago )
    Residents in Gedo are reporting airstrikes, presumably by Kenyan air forces responding last week’s Garissa university attack. War planes are mostly hitting rural areas suspected to be Al Shabab hideouts. Residents has told Goobjoog that there are casualties but could not confirm the extent. The airs...
  • Unaccompanied Somali teens at risk in bid to reach safety in Ethiopia

    news UNHCR News Stories, 30 September 2011, 30 Sep 2011 (12 years ago )
    DOLLO ADO, Ethiopia, September 30 (UNHCR) – When Hassen Ibrahim arrived recently in Ethiopia, the teenager had not seen his parents for more than two years. "As the eldest son, I stayed behind to take care of my grandmother, who was too sick to travel," explained the 15-year-old, shortly after cross...
  • Uganda foils 'terrorist' attack

    news Agencies, 13 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    Ugandan security forces have claimed to have foiled an imminent al-Shabab 'terror' attack inside the capital Kampala, as the US has warned its citizens to seek shelter amid anti-terror operations. "Joint security agencies in Uganda have foiled a terrorist attempt at one of its installations ... w...
  • US to name first envoy to Somalia in decades.

    news Aljazeera, 03 Jun 2014 (9 years ago )
    President Barack Obama is set to announce the first American ambassador to Somalia since the civil war erupted more than 20 years ago, according to a US diplomat. "As a reflection both of our deepening relationship with the country and of our faith that better times are ahead, the president will ...
  • US releases five Yemeni prisoners from Guantanamo

    news Al Jazeera, 16 Nov 2015 (8 years ago )
    The US defence department has announced the release of five Yemeni men held at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp in Cuba. Al Jazeera Correspondent - Growing Up Guantanamo The group, who had spent more than a decade in Guantanamo, were transferred to the UAE, the Pentagon said in a statement publish...
  • US forces target al-Shabab in Somalia

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 02 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    The US has said its military forces have carried out an operation against al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab fighters in Somalia. "We are assessing the results of the operation and will provide additional information as and when appropriate," said spokesman John Kirby on Monday. A senior Somali intelli...
  • US confirms al-Shabab leader's death

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 06 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    The United States has confirmed that Ahmed Abdi Godane, a founder of Somalia's al-Shabab group, was killed in a US air strike this week. "We have confirmed that Ahmed Godane, the co-founder of al-Shabab, has been killed," the Pentagon press secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement on...
  • 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.