Somalia

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EUTM

EU Military Mission to Contribute to the Training of Somali Security Forces (EU)
Beginn: 05/10

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AMISOM

African Union Mission in Somalia (Sonstige)
Beginn: 01/07

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UNSOM

United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UN-Peacebuilding)
Beginn: 06/13

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Ethiopian troops „to hand over to AU force“ (06.01.2012)

The decision was made by the AU's Peace and Security Council, which met to finalise boosting its Somali force. It wants the UN to approve a new figure of 17,731, which would include the absorption of Kenyan troops.

Ethiopia forces capture rebel-controlled Somali town (31.12.2011)

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in its extraordinary summit in Addis Ababa last November has called on Ethiopia to support the Kenyan and Somalia joint security operation against the extremist group.

Djibouti troops join AU force in Somalia (20.12.2011)

Troops from Djibouti have arrived in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, to bolster the 10,000-strong African Union (AU) force battling Islamist militants. It is just the third country to contribute to the AU force, which says it needs extra troops to hold territory gained from the al-Shabab Islamists.

High-level conference on the constitution (19.12.2011)

Following consultations with the Somali Transitional Federal Institutions and other stakeholders, the United Nations Political Office for Somalia announces that a high-level Conference on the Constitution will take place in Garowe, Puntland State, from 21 to 23 December 2011. This conference...

Somalia’s insurgents embrace Twitter as a weapon (14.12.2011)

Somalia’s powerful Islamist insurgents, the Shabab, best known for chopping off hands and starving their own people, just opened a Twitter account, and in the past week they have been writing up a storm, bragging about recent attacks and taunting their enemies.

Kenya troops to drive deeper into Somali rebel territory (13.12.2011)

Kenyan forces and their Somali allies battling Islamist Shebab insurgents said Tuesday they plan to advance deeper into rebel-held regions. Two months after Kenya sent troops to fight the Al Qaeda-linked rebels, the fores have made little progress due to bad weather, while the insurgents have...

Council appoints EU Special Representative to the Horn of Africa (12.12.2011)

The Council today appointed Mr Alexander Rondos, a Greek diplomat, as EU Special Representative to the Horn of Africa. … The Council has asked the Special Representative to initially focus on Somalia and the regional dimensions of the conflict there, as well as on piracy, which has its root causes...