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


Ethiopia decides to join AMISOM force in Somalia (12.11.2013)

“Ethiopian troops will join Kenyan and Ugandan troops to make AMISOM’s peace keeping operation more secure” Ethiopia’s ministry of foreign affairs spokesperson, Ambassador Dina Mufti told Sudan Tribune.

Somalia's 'one-legged' Shebab still far from defeat (07.11.2013)

With reinforcements expected, Somali and African forces fighting Shebab extremists speak confidently of victory, but analysts warn of tough battles ahead and say that military campaigns alone will not bring peace.

Kenyan military attacks Al-Shabaab training camp in Somalia (01.11.2013)

The Kenya military spokesperson said the aerial attack is believed to have killed 300 Al-Shabaab who were in the camp.

UN mulls additional troops for Somalia (30.10.2013)

The U.N. Security Council is considering authorizing 4,000 additional troops for African Union operations in Somalia, where Somali and African forces are battling al-Shabab militants.

Somali militants mixing business and terror (30.09.2013)

The Shabab, which claimed responsibility for the deadly mall siege in Nairobi, Kenya, makes money through illegal endeavors and even employs a team of accountants.

Uganda hauls back two dozen Somalia peacekeepers over scam (17.09.2013)

Uganda has recalled the commander of its peacekeeping force in Somalia and almost two dozen other officers suspected of involvement in a scam to steal food and fuel and sell it on the black market.

Conference on ‘A New Deal for Somalia’ (17.09.2013)

On 16 September a landmark Conference on ‘A New Deal for Somalia’ was held in Brussels, co-hosted by the Somali Federal Government and the European Union (EU), with participation from Somali regions, Members of Parliament and civil society, as well as international friends and partners. … The...