Somalia

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Current Operations


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


Somalia offers al-Shabab members amnesty (03.09.2014)

The militants would be reintegrated into society if they surrendered over the next 45 days, a statement said. The offer seems to be an attempt to exploit the vulnerability of al-Shabab following the air strike, analysts say.

Al-Shabaab in Somalia confirms leader was targeted in US drone strike (02.09.2014)

Islamist rebels say Ahmed Abdi Godane was in vehicle but refuse to say whether he was among six militants killed.

US 'targets al-Shabab’s leader' (02.09.2014)

The US military has carried out air strikes in Somalia, reportedly targeting a convoy carrying the leader of militant group al-Shabab. It is not clear if Ahmed Abdi Godane was hit in the strikes.

AMISOM capture Somali towns from al- Shabaab (26.08.2014)

Somalia forces supported by African Union peacekeepers have liberated the strategic town of Tiyeeglow in Bakool region from al-Shabaab fighters in the latest attack dubbed Operation Indian Ocean.

Somali warlord Ahmed Dai 'on the run' after disarmament raid (15.08.2014)

Correspondents say it was the heaviest fighting in the city since Islamist militants were driven out in 2011.

On landmark Somalia visit, Security Council pledges support toward political reforms (13.08.2014)

The visit … comes at an important time for Somalia as the country prepares to launch the next phase of military operations against Al-Shabaab, addresses a worsening humanitarian situation and pushes forward with political reforms to agree a federal system of governance.

Somalia's president expects new military push to begin in days (05.08.2014)

Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud told Reuters on Tuesday he expected a new military drive by African Union and Somali forces to start in the next few days to push al Shabaab militants from more territory.