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 accuses Kenya over Kismayo clashes (04.07.2013)

The apparently accidental publication of a diplomatic letter has exposed a rift between the Somali government and Kenyan troops - supposedly allies. The letter, verified as genuine by the BBC, accuses the Kenyan army of causing recent faction fighting that left at least 65 dead in the port of...

Despite exit of militants, violence continues to grip Somali city and raises worries (04.07.2013)

The strategic Somali port city of Kismayu, once a stronghold for Islamist militants, has continued to descend into violence even though the militants have withdrawn, raising concerns that greater fragmentation, not peace, awaits parts of this stricken country.

Despite exit of militants, violence continues to grip Somali city and raises worries (04.07.2013)

The strategic Somali port city of Kismayu, once a stronghold for Islamist militants, has continued to descend into violence even though the militants have withdrawn, raising concerns that greater fragmentation, not peace, awaits parts of this stricken country.

Despite exit of militants, violence continues to grip Somali city and raises worries (04.07.2013)

The strategic Somali port city of Kismayu, once a stronghold for Islamist militants, has continued to descend into violence even though the militants have withdrawn, raising concerns that greater fragmentation, not peace, awaits parts of this stricken country.

Somali warlords fight over key southern port (27.06.2013)

At least seven people have been killed in the latest fighting between rival Somali warlords battling for control of the southern port city of Kismayo, witnesses said Thursday. … Several rival factions claim ownership of Kismayo, a former stronghold of the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab, where Kenyan troops...

Al-Shabab leader 'captured' in Somalia (26.06.2013)

Somali officials say they have captured a leading al-Shabab commander designated a terrorist by the United States. The new development underscores a growing rift within the group.

Al Shabaab dispute turns violent, factions emerge (21.06.2013)

Al Shabaab armed group fighting to topple Somalia's federal government and its domestic allies has been engaged in an internal dispute in recent months and on June 19, Al Shabaab factions engaged in a deadly confrontation in the ancient port town of Barawe in southern Somalia, Garowe Online reports.