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International Business Times
Kenya refugees: 'Resettlement is better than where I am right now because here I am stateless' in Canada. For more than 20 years, Kenya has been home to generations of refug
Kenya refugees: 'Resettlement is better than where I am right now because here I am stateless'
International Business Times / Posted an hour ago
in Canada. For more than 20 years, Kenya has been home to generations of refugees and asylum seekers who fled political and ethnic tensions, violent conflicts, civil wars, genocide and famine in neighbouring countries. There have three main... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Cleric Working for State Media Killed in Mogadishucleric working for Somali National TV and Radio was shot dead on Friday night i
A Cleric Working for State Media Killed in Mogadishu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
cleric working for Somali National TV and Radio was shot dead on Friday night in the heart of Mogadishu by suspected Al Shabaab Gunmen, reports said. Sheikh Omar Hussein Hassan, a preacher known for his religious sermons at the state media... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Army, AU Forces Withdraw From TownsThe reason behind the retreat of the army is unclear. But local villagers say
National Army, AU Forces Withdraw From Towns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
The reason behind the retreat of the army is unclear. But local villagers say they are in fear and panic of possible Al Shabaab come-back that could trigger battle between the squeezing coalition forces and the militants. Al Shabaab seem to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
US says kills up to 116 civilians in strikes outside war zonesStates,conflict in Syria,Syria opposition,disarmament of Syria,Syrian rebel sup
US says kills up to 116 civilians in strikes outside war zones
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 hours ago
States,conflict in Syria,Syria opposition,disarmament of Syria,Syrian rebel support,Syria conflict,United States government,al Shabaab militants,al Shabaab stronghold,United States of America Army WASHINGTON – The US government accepted... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Six dead in Islamist attack on buses in KenyaIslamist attack on buses in Kenya leaves six dead, al-Shabaab claims responsibi
Six dead in Islamist attack on buses in Kenya
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 hours ago
Islamist attack on buses in Kenya leaves six dead, al-Shabaab claims responsibility By Africa correspondent Martin Cuddihy At least six people have been killed when Islamist militants opened fire on buses in northern Kenya. The buses were... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Minnesota woman linked to backing terrorism in Virginia caseMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota woman charged with supporting east African milit
Minnesota woman linked to backing terrorism in Virginia case
Marshall Independent / Posted 13 hours ago
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota woman charged with supporting east African militant group al-Shabab is helping the federal government's case against the ringleaders of a network of women who have sent thousands of dollars overseas to an organization... Read more
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ABC News
Minnesota Woman Linked to Backing Terrorism in Virginia CaseA Minnesota woman charged with supporting east African militant group al-Shabab
Minnesota Woman Linked to Backing Terrorism in Virginia Case
ABC News / Posted 14 hours ago
A Minnesota woman charged with supporting east African militant group al-Shabab is helping the federal government's case against the ringleaders of a network of women who have sent thousands of dollars overseas to an organization the U.S. says is... Read more
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New Kerala
Al-Qaeda leader warns US not to execute Boston bomber, others - newkerala.com #84734suffer the "gravest consequences" if Boston marathon bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev or
Al-Qaeda leader warns US not to execute Boston bomber, others - newkerala.com #84734
New Kerala / Posted 15 hours ago
suffer the "gravest consequences" if Boston marathon bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev or any other Muslim prisoners are executed, Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri warned in a video message circulated in social media on Friday. The Egyptian-born... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Six Killed in Al-Shabaab Attack in ElwakOne of the buses that was attacked by Al-Shabaab near Elwak, Mandera County, on
Six Killed in Al-Shabaab Attack in Elwak
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
One of the buses that was attacked by Al-Shabaab near Elwak, Mandera County, on July 1, 2016. Six people were killed in the attack. Six people were killed after two buses were sprayed with bullets by Al-Shabaab terrorists near Elwak in Mandera... Read more
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Christian Today
Report on freedom of religion shows horrific persecution of Christians worldwideFulani Muslim herdsmen massacre of Christians in Nigeria The report calls on t
Report on freedom of religion shows horrific persecution of Christians worldwide
Christian Today / Posted 19 hours ago
Fulani Muslim herdsmen massacre of Christians in Nigeria The report calls on the EU to "use political and financial power to end persecution of religious minorities worldwide." It finds "significant restrictions" exist on religion worldwide,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Does (The Horn Of) Africa Have Hope?and accused it of "destabilizing the region." He spiked his charges by claiming
Does (The Horn Of) Africa Have Hope?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
and accused it of "destabilizing the region." He spiked his charges by claiming the Eritrean regime "was sleeping with Al Shabaab [the Somali terrorist group]". The T-TPLF ambassador got right under his counterpart's skin. The shouting match... Read more
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New Kerala
Six killed in Al-Shabaab attack in Kenya - newkerala.com #84569Nairobi, July 1 : At least six persons were killed and several others injured o
Six killed in Al-Shabaab attack in Kenya - newkerala.com #84569
New Kerala / Posted 20 hours ago
Nairobi, July 1 : At least six persons were killed and several others injured on Friday when Al-Shabaab ambushed two buses in Kenya's Mandera county near the Somalia border. The two buses were heading to Mandera town from Nairobi when the militants... Read more
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Quartz
Airports are struggling to figure out how to protect their exposed public placesare among the most heavily guarded public spaces. But this week’s deadly suicid
Airports are struggling to figure out how to protect their exposed public places
Quartz / Posted 23 hours ago
are among the most heavily guarded public spaces. But this week’s deadly suicide attacks at Istanbul’s Atatürk International Airport and the March attacks at the departure hall at Brussels Airport showed, there are significant blind... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Six killed in gun attack on two buses in Kenyato Nairobi from the Mandera region. Kenya's Mandera county on the border with
Six killed in gun attack on two buses in Kenya
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 hours ago
to Nairobi from the Mandera region. Kenya's Mandera county on the border with Somalia. Picture: Google Maps. Kenya,al Shabaab,al Shabaab militants,Mandera NAIROBI - At least six people were killed when gunmen sprayed two buses with bullets... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Six killed in Kenya bus ambushshot dead," said police chief Joseph Boinnet. "The hunt for the terrorists is u
Six killed in Kenya bus ambush
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 hours ago
shot dead," said police chief Joseph Boinnet. "The hunt for the terrorists is under way." Boinnet said two people were also injured. It was unclear whether the casualties were civilians or police officer guards aboard the buses. The early... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Six killed in gun attack on two buses in Kenya's Manderawarned its citizens against travelling to areas near the border with Somalia be
Six killed in gun attack on two buses in Kenya's Mandera
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 hours ago
warned its citizens against travelling to areas near the border with Somalia because of threats from Somali militant group al Shabaab. Shisia said it was not yet clear who was behind the attack. Mandera has been the scene of frequent al Shabaab... Read more
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The Star
Six killed in gun attack on two buses in Kenya's Manderawarned its citizens against travelling to areas near the border with Somalia be
Six killed in gun attack on two buses in Kenya's Mandera
The Star / Posted 23 hours ago
warned its citizens against travelling to areas near the border with Somalia because of threats from Somali militant group al Shabaab. Shisia said it was not yet clear who was behind the attack. Mandera has been the scene of frequent al Shabaab... Read more
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Reuters
Six killed in gun attack on two buses in Kenya's Manderawarned its citizens against traveling to areas near the border with Somalia bec
Six killed in gun attack on two buses in Kenya's Mandera
Reuters / Posted yesterday
warned its citizens against traveling to areas near the border with Somalia because of threats from Somali militant group al Shabaab. Shisia said it was not yet clear who was behind the attack. Mandera has been the scene of frequent al Shabaab... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Warns Travellers of Terror ThreatsAl-Shabaab militants (file photo) A Kenya travel warning issued by the State D
U.S. Warns Travellers of Terror Threats
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Al-Shabaab militants (file photo) A Kenya travel warning issued by the State Department on Thursday urges US citizens to avoid visiting Lamu, Nairobi's Eastleigh neighbourhood and the country's northeastern counties. The warning further cites a US... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Terrorism Overshadows Internal Conflictsin terror attacks across Africa. Since January about a dozen African countries,
Terrorism Overshadows Internal Conflicts
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
in terror attacks across Africa. Since January about a dozen African countries, including Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, Cote d'ivoire and Somalia, have suffered terror attacks in which thousands of civilians have been killed. The... Read more
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Eye Witness News
At least 18 killed by a roadside bomb in Somaliato topple the Western-backed government. FILE: There was no immediate claim of
At least 18 killed by a roadside bomb in Somalia
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
to topple the Western-backed government. FILE: There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Picture: AFP. Somalia,al Shabaab militants,Mogadishu MOGADISHU - At least 18 civilians were killed when a roadside bomb went off on Thursday in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Non-Locals in Mandera Barred From Bus Journeys During Ramadhan Due to Al-Shabaab FearNon-locals living in Mandera will not be allowed to travel by bus until the end
Non-Locals in Mandera Barred From Bus Journeys During Ramadhan Due to Al-Shabaab Fear
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Non-locals living in Mandera will not be allowed to travel by bus until the end of the Ramadhan period due to security threats posed by Al-Shabaab militants, the county security committee has said. Acting Mandera East Deputy County Commissioner... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
KDF Vows to Track Down and Eliminate Al-Shabaab TerroristsBy Fred Mukinda, Charles Lwanga and Kalume Kazungu The Kenya Defence Forces (K
KDF Vows to Track Down and Eliminate Al-Shabaab Terrorists
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By Fred Mukinda, Charles Lwanga and Kalume Kazungu The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) on Wednesday vowed to track down and eliminate al-Shabaab terrorists who attacked a military camp in Lamu on Tuesday evening and on Wednesday morning. A soldier was... Read more
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International Business Times
Kenya refugee repatriation to Somalia may see many join al-Shabaab or face sexual abuse Forced recruitment, gender-based violence and persecution: these are just some
Kenya refugee repatriation to Somalia may see many join al-Shabaab or face sexual abuse
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Forced recruitment, gender-based violence and persecution: these are just some of the threats that Kenya's Somali refugees claim they could face if Kenya went ahead with its plans to expel them from its territory. For more than 20 years, Kenya has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Steps Up Security At Airports After Turkey Attacksincluding attackers were killed and hundreds more wounded. In April 2015, 148
Kenya Steps Up Security At Airports After Turkey Attacks
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
including attackers were killed and hundreds more wounded. In April 2015, 148 people--mainly students--were killed when Al Shabaab terrorists stormed Garissa University College, leaving 79 others with injuries. It was the second worst attack in... Read more
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Calcutta News
Minibus in Mogadishu explodes killing dozens MOGADISHU, Somalia - According to reports, 20 people were killed in a minibus
Minibus in Mogadishu explodes killing dozens
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
MOGADISHU, Somalia - According to reports, 20 people were killed in a minibus bombing in Somalia on Thursday, making it the second attack in the city in merely days. All victims have been identified to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyan Air Force Jets Carry Out Airstrikes in SomaliaKenyan air force jets have launched more airstrikes in south west of Somalia, i
Kenyan Air Force Jets Carry Out Airstrikes in Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kenyan air force jets have launched more airstrikes in south west of Somalia, in pursuit of Al Shabaab after militants carried out deadly attacks on KDF bases in Lamu county. The latest reports from Gedo region indicate that Kenyan Air Force fighter... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Al Shabaab Says It Killed 6 KDF Soldiers in Base AttackAl Shabaab says it has killed 6 KDF soldiers in an ambush attack on a base of K
Al Shabaab Says It Killed 6 KDF Soldiers in Base Attack
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Al Shabaab says it has killed 6 KDF soldiers in an ambush attack on a base of Kenyan troops in Lamu Island near Somalia border. An unnamed Al Shabaab commander told a pro-militants' media the death of the Kenyan soldiers killed in the base attack, a... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
18 killed by a roadside bomb in SomaliaThere was no immediate claim of responsibility. The al Shabaab militants have f
18 killed by a roadside bomb in Somalia
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
There was no immediate claim of responsibility. The al Shabaab militants have frequently launched attacks against security forces and civilians around the country in the past. The group wants to topple the Western-backed government. "All the 18... Read more
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International Business Times
Somalia: At least 18 killed in mine blast in Lafoole A landmine blew up in the town of Lafoole, in the Lower Shabelle region, 240 mi
Somalia: At least 18 killed in mine blast in Lafoole
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
A landmine blew up in the town of Lafoole, in the Lower Shabelle region, 240 miles from Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, killing at least 18 people and injuring many more, Reuters reported. According to Radio Risaala, the explosion was trigged by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shabaab Plans to Attack US Forces Prompted Recent Airstrike in Somaliato U.S. and partner nation forces," a Pentagon spokesman said on April 4. "Our
Shabaab Plans to Attack US Forces Prompted Recent Airstrike in Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to U.S. and partner nation forces," a Pentagon spokesman said on April 4. "Our forces work closely with partners to combat Al Shabaab," Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis said after the April strikes. "Al Shabaab has pledged allegiance to Al... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One Dead, Several Injured As Militants Raid Army BaseAt least one person was killed, several others were wounded in the latest gun b
One Dead, Several Injured As Militants Raid Army Base
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
At least one person was killed, several others were wounded in the latest gun battle between Al Shabaab fighters and Ethiopian troops of AMISOM contingent in central Somalia. The combat flared up when heavily armed militants laid a siege on a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Roadside Bomb Hits SNA Convoy in Mogadishukilled a civilian, while injuring three who were rushed to a hospital for treat
Roadside Bomb Hits SNA Convoy in Mogadishu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
killed a civilian, while injuring three who were rushed to a hospital for treatment, reports said. No group has yet claimed credit for the bomb attack, but Al Shabaab has carried out similar attacks in the conflict-riddled Somali capital in the pa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SNA Troops Clash With Militants in Central SomaliaThe federal government troops have clashed with Al Shabaab militants in Hiiraan
SNA Troops Clash With Militants in Central Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The federal government troops have clashed with Al Shabaab militants in Hiiraan region of central Somalia on Wednesday, reports said. The gun battle broke out when armed Al Shabaab fighters ambushed SNA bases located between Gacanlaw and El Dhere... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uknown Military Jets Bomb Militants Base in SomaliaUnknown foreign military warplanes have carried out an airstrike on Al Shabaab
Uknown Military Jets Bomb Militants Base in Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Unknown foreign military warplanes have carried out an airstrike on Al Shabaab controlled area in southern Somalia, targeting top militant commanders, reports said on Wednesday. The aerial bombardment by the jets occurred on Maserey village located... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Pushes Somali Refugees in Kenya to Return Homethe Kenyan government says it plans to close the world's largest refugee camp,
UN Pushes Somali Refugees in Kenya to Return Home
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the Kenyan government says it plans to close the world's largest refugee camp, home to some 350,000 people, most of them Somalis. Kenya has hosted Somali refugees for more than two decades in the sprawling Dadaab refugee camp along the two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Condemns Turkey Terrorist AttackBy Tahlil Ghedi in Mogadishu, Somalia African countries under siege from terro
Africa Condemns Turkey Terrorist Attack
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Tahlil Ghedi in Mogadishu, Somalia African countries under siege from terrorists have pledged solidarity with Turkey following an attack that killed at least 36 people and injured about 150 in Istanbul. Suspected members of the Islamic State and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Kenyan forces kill five suspected Islamist militantsMOMBASA, Kenya: Kenyan forces on Wednesday killed five suspected members of Som
Kenyan forces kill five suspected Islamist militants
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
MOMBASA, Kenya: Kenyan forces on Wednesday killed five suspected members of Somalia's al Shabaab, which has claimed responsbility for attacks that have killed hundreds in Kenya in the last three years, officials said. Kenya Defence Forces (KDF)... Read more
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The Star
Kenyan forces kill five suspected Islamist militantsMOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan forces on Wednesday killed five suspected mem
Kenyan forces kill five suspected Islamist militants
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan forces on Wednesday killed five suspected members of Somalia's al Shabaab, which has claimed responsbility for attacks that have killed hundreds in Kenya in the last three years, officials said. Kenya Defence Forces... Read more
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International Business Times
Somalia: Al-Shabaab seizes crashed US surveillance drone in Lower Shabelle region Members of the Al-Shabaab terror group have seized a US surveillance drone afte
Somalia: Al-Shabaab seizes crashed US surveillance drone in Lower Shabelle region
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Members of the Al-Shabaab terror group have seized a US surveillance drone after it crashed in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region on Tuesday (28 June 2016). The area is controlled by the Islamist outfit, factions of whom are affiliated with al-Quaeda... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU Convoy Repulses Al-Shabaab Attack in Somaliabetween both sides, but the number of the casualty figure remained unclear Som
AU Convoy Repulses Al-Shabaab Attack in Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
between both sides, but the number of the casualty figure remained unclear Somali officials who spoke to Radio Shabelle via phone on condition of anonymity said there no AU soldier was neither killed nor wounded in the Al Shabaab ambus... Read more
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The Hill
Al-Shabaab plans to attack US forces prompted recent airstrike in Somaliasaid over the course of 2015 and 2016, al-Shabaab has "been expanding capabilit
Al-Shabaab plans to attack US forces prompted recent airstrike in Somalia
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
said over the course of 2015 and 2016, al-Shabaab has "been expanding capabilities and increasing the tempo of attacks." Al Shabaab militants recently underscored that threat by storming a hotel in Mogadishu on Saturday, taking guests hostage and... Read more
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International Business Times
Kenya: Somali girls find no protection in Nairobi after escaping targeted rape in Kakuma refugee camp Sexual violence and targeted persecution has forced dozens of young Somali refu
Kenya: Somali girls find no protection in Nairobi after escaping targeted rape in Kakuma refugee camp
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
Sexual violence and targeted persecution has forced dozens of young Somali refugees to flee Kenya's second-largest refugee camp, Kakuma, for the capital Nairobi, where they can now expect police harassment and abuse instead of safety. IBTimes UK has... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: Somalia’s al-Shabaab Down but far from Outis Somalia Analyst at the International Crisis Group. With additional research
ICG: Somalia’s al-Shabaab Down but far from Out
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
is Somalia Analyst at the International Crisis Group. With additional research by Research Assistant Abdul Khalif. Photo: Al Shabaab's then military spokesman Sheik Abdul Asis Abu Muscab issues a statement south of capital Mogadishu October 19,... Read more
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The Hindu
India to teach Africa how to protect VIPsout on a four-nation African tour next month, the government has decided to sha
India to teach Africa how to protect VIPs
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
out on a four-nation African tour next month, the government has decided to share India’s expertise in securing VIPs and vital security installations with these countries. Mr. Modi will embark on a five-day trip to the African countries from July... Read more
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BBC News
Could pariah state Eritrea come in from the cold?behind Nigeria, The Gambia and Somalia. In 2009, the UN imposed targeted sanct
Could pariah state Eritrea come in from the cold?
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
behind Nigeria, The Gambia and Somalia. In 2009, the UN imposed targeted sanctions on Eritrea for its alleged support for Al Shabaab Islamists in nearby Somalia. This led to further international isolation and hurt the country's economy, already... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One Dead, Two Injured As KDF Jets Bomb Somali TownBoth civilians and the livestock have been hit," said Farah while speaking to R
One Dead, Two Injured As KDF Jets Bomb Somali Town
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Both civilians and the livestock have been hit," said Farah while speaking to Radio Shabelle. In the past few days, KDF jets have been bombing the area, in response to an Al shabaab attack on their military camp in the area last week, reports... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Security Council Strongly Condemns Deadly Al-Shabaab Attack On Mogadishu HotelThe United Nations Security Council has "condemned in the strongest terms" a re
UN Security Council Strongly Condemns Deadly Al-Shabaab Attack On Mogadishu Hotel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The United Nations Security Council has "condemned in the strongest terms" a recent deadly attack by Al-Shabaab on a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu that killed several people, including a serving government minister. "Any acts of terrorism... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
First U.S. Envoy to the Country Sworn in WashingtonThe first U.S. ambassador to Somalia since the "Black Hawk Down" incident got h
First U.S. Envoy to the Country Sworn in Washington
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The first U.S. ambassador to Somalia since the "Black Hawk Down" incident got his start in world affairs by staring at a map of Africa in a classroom at Williamsville South High School. "In ninth grade, I had a class in Afro-Asian cultures, taught... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Urged to Fund KDF MissionAssembly to fund the Kenya Defence Forces serving in Somalia. Gathenji said Ke
UN Urged to Fund KDF Mission
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Assembly to fund the Kenya Defence Forces serving in Somalia. Gathenji said Kenyan forces who moved into Somalia in October 2011 have been curtailed by lack of crucial equipment to facilitate their operations against the Al Shabaab militant... Read more
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