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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Security Council calls for increase in African peace force in Somalia to 12,000 (30.09.2011)

The Security Council today called on the African Union (AU) to urgently increase the strength of its peacekeeping force in Somalia (AMISOM) to its mandated level of 12,000 to enable it to better carry out its United Nations-authorized mandate to stabilize the war-torn country. In a unanimously...

Soldiers Stories – a new IRIN film about the peace-support operation in Somalia (28.09.2011)

From their training in Uganda to deployment in the shattered city in July 2011, Roselyn Namutebi and Otto Moses share their thoughts and fears on the frontline of one of the world's most intractable crises. … Soldiers' Stories, a 24-minute high-definition production, offers a unique view of a...

African Union to get extra troops for Somalia mission (27.09.2011)

The African Union (AU) says it expects to receive 3,000 extra troops over the next six months to reinforce its operations in Somalia. Lt Colonel Paddy Ankunda, spokesman for the AU mission in Somalia, said the troops would come from Djibouti and Sierra Leone.

Somali militants in key port 'attacked by US drones' (25.09.2011)

The United States has launched a series of attacks by unmanned drones on the Somali Islamist group al-Shabab, local residents say. At least three targets were hit around Kismayo, the southern port which is under the control of the militants.

International community to discuss Somalia in Copenhagen (23.09.2011)

The International Contact Group for Somalia (ICG) will meet in Copenhagen on 29-30 September 2011 to discuss the current political situation in Somalia and the process towards stabilisation and peace in the country.

US drone bases in Africa to focus on al-Qaida targets and Somalia (21.09.2011)

A network of drone bases in east Africa, designed to carry out attacks on al-Qaida targets and for gathering intelligence, is being constructed by the US, according to American reports. One base is being set up in Ethiopia, a key US ally in the Horn of Africa, the Washington Post said. Another...

Somalia pleads for extra troops to UN (14.09.2011)

Somalia's prime minister on Wednesday pleaded with the UN Security Council to send more peacekeepers to help his beleaguered government fight Islamist militants. … About 9,000 troops from Burundi and Uganda make up an African Union force … . Under its UN mandate the force can be up to 12,000 troops...