Somalia

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EUTM

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

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AMISOM

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

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UNSOM

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

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News


Somali survivors tell of restaurant siege by rebels; 31 dead (15.06.2017)

At least 31 people are dead after the overnight siege of a popular restaurant in Somalia's capital by al-Shabab Islamic extremists, ended Thursday morning by security forces with all five attackers killed. Police said many victims were killed at point-blank range after being hunted down.

Security Council extends mandate of UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (14.06.2017)

The Security Council decided today to extend the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) until March 2018, as previously set out in resolution 2158 (2014).

Somali, US Military claim to destroy an Al-Shabab training base (11.06.2017)

[…] Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo said Sunday … the strike destroyed a key al-Shabab command and supply hub, which will "disrupt the enemy’s ability to conduct new attacks within Somalia.”

Al Shabaab takes over Somali town, claims killing 61 in military base attack (08.06.2017)

Al Shabaab militants captured a town in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region on Thursday, a senior official said, and the group said it had killed at least 61 soldiers in the fighting.

AMISOM needs a mandate for peace and development (31.05.2017)

Providing security and fighting al-Shabaab isn’t enough – the mission can do much more in Somalia.

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Somalia and its backers seek security pact to beef up army (11.05.2017)

Somalia's government and its foreign backers said on Thursday they were hammering out a plan to try and strengthen the army to take over the fight against al Shabaab militants from over-stretched African Union troops. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May told a London conference the scheme would...

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