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's al Shabaab fighters attack African Union troops (20.04.2015)

Islamist al Shabaab militants attacked an African Union peacekeepers' convoy on Sunday in southern Somalia, wounding at least three people and burning two vehicles, a Somali army officer said.

Al-Shabab recruiting in Kenyan towns (16.04.2015)

Somalia's Islamist al-Shabab militants are recruiting heavily in north-eastern Kenya, according to evidence gathered by the BBC. The recruitment marks a new tactic for al-Shabab, underscoring fears voiced by Kenyan intelligence services and MPs.

Seventeen dead in al-Shabab attack on Somalia ministries (14.04.2015)

Al-Shabab militants have attacked a government complex in a busy area of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, leaving at least 17 people dead, including seven assailants.

Construction of Kenya-Somalia security wall begins (13.04.2015)

Director of Immigration Services Gordon Kihalangwa on Monday said the wall will demarcate the Kenya-Somalia border besides securing the country from al Shabaab militants.

Shabab militants learning to kill on a shoestring (06.04.2015)

The militants from Somalia remain murderously effective despite the loss of territory, fighters and money, having learned to adapt.

Kenya bombs Somalia al-Shabab bases after Garissa attack (06.04.2015)

Kenya bombs Somalia al-Shabab bases after Garissa attackThis is Kenya's first response to the al-Shabab assault which left 148 people dead at Garissa University last week. President Uhuru Kenyatta had vowed to respond to the attack "in the severest way possible".

EUTM Somalia: Bundestag stimmt Mandatsverlängerung zu (26.03.2015)

Der Bundestag hat am 26. März die Fortsetzung der deutschen Beteiligung an der EU-geführten Ausbildungsmission EUTM Somalia beschlossen. Das neue Mandat sieht einen Einsatz der Bundeswehr bis Ende März 2016 vor.