Aktuelle Einsätze


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

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

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

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EUCAP Somalia

EU Maritime Capacity Building Mission (EU)

vormals EUCAP Nestor

Beginn: 07/12 bzw. 03/17 (launch EUCAP Somalia)

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Pentagon seeks to expand fight against extremists in Somalia (26.02.2017)

The Pentagon wants to expand the military's ability to battle al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia, potentially putting U.S. forces closer to the fight against a stubborn extremist group that has plotted attacks against America, senior U.S. officials said.

Somali president appoints oil firm executive as PM (23.02.2017)

President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, known as "Farmajo", named Hassan Ali Khaire as prime minister … Khaire, his new prime minister, is a dual Norwegian citizen who once worked as a primary school teacher in Norway and also for the Norwegian Refugee Council before joining Soma Oil and Gas.

Mandat für Somalia verlängert (22.02.2017)

Die Bundeswehr bildet weiterhin somalische Soldaten aus und berät sie. Dazu wird sie auch zukünftig an der EU-geführten Ausbildungsmission EUTM in Somalia teilnehmen. Das hat das Kabinett beschlossen. Der Deutsche Bundestag muss dem Antrag der Bundesregierung noch zustimmen.

Dadaab refugee camp to stay open (10.02.2017)

The Kenyan high court has declared plans to close the world’s largest refugee camp and send more than 300,000 refugees to war-torn Somalia as “unlawful.” The court found that Joseph Nkaissery, Kenya’s interior cabinet minister, acted beyond his powers in ordering the closure of Dadaab,.

Ex-prime minister wins presidential race (08.02.2017)

Somalia's MPs have elected a Somali-US national as the country's new president in a vote held in an aircraft hangar. Ex-Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo" Mohamed beat President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in a surprise result.

Al-Shabaab strategy shifts toward clans as presidential election looms (27.01.2017)

[Last] week’s deadly al-Shabaab attacks on a Mogadishu hotel and Kenyan troops attached to an African Union peacekeeping mission are a reminder that the militant group’s influence across Somalia owes much more to its strategy of capitalizing on clan and political grievances than to the appeal of...

Shabab militants attack Kenyan military base in Somalia (27.01.2017)

A suicide bomber from the Islamist militant group Shabab rammed a vehicle into a Kenyan military base in southern Somalia on Friday morning, setting off a ferocious firefight that killed dozens of people.