Thursday, December 12, 2019

Islamic State releases first video of its affiliated fighters in Somalia

A group that monitors extremist organizations says the Islamic State group has posted what is thought to be the first video from IS-affiliated fighters...

Somalia Once Again to Host International Soccer Matches

The Somali Football Federation (SFF) has announced plans to host international games beginning next year because of improving security, the head of the body...

UAE steers discussion about humanitarian crisis in Horn of Africa with UN partners

The United Arab Emirates Mission to the United Nations in New York, in collaboration with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian...

Somali refugees in Ethiopia face ration cuts before March, World Food Program appeals for...

Some walked for days to escape the threat of Africa's deadliest Islamic extremist group and the desperation of drought. But the problems for more...

AU Says it Needs Urgent Resources for its Mission in Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) says it needs urgent and reliable funding in order to defeat al-Shabab militants and transfer security responsibilities...

Somalia releases jailed ex-minister and government critic

Somalia has released without charge a former minister and critic of the government who spent two days in jail after being arrested for alleged...

Somalia: Refugees pressured to leave Dadaab return to insecurity, drought and hunger

Thousands of Somali refugees who were pressured into leaving the Dadaab camp in Kenya are now facing drought, starvation and renewed displacement in Somalia,...

Somalis faced ‘inhumane’ abuse on US deportation flight

More than 90 Somali men and women were subjected to "inhumane conditions and egregious abuse" on a failed deportation flight that lasted nearly 48...

Somali lawmakers seek to impeach president amid political crisis

Some Somali lawmakers said on Wednesday they plan to impeach the president in a mounting political crisis that could put the fledgling government on...

Somalia: Up to 30 Percent of Soldiers Unarmed

Since September 2017, al-Shabab militants have overrun four Somali government military bases, killing more than 60 soldiers and seizing large quantities of weapons. Now,...

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