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

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

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

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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.

Kenya says to beef up security on Somali border to block militants (24.03.2015)

Kenya plans to build a new road, more border crossings and barriers on its 700 km (420 mile) border with Somalia in an attempt to thwart attacks from the Islamist militant group al Shabaab, the interior ministry said on Monday.

US drone kills al-Shabab leader in Somalia - Pentagon (18.03.2015)

The US defence department has confirmed that it has killed an al-Shabab leader, Adan Garar. … Garar was a suspect in the 2013 Westgate Mall attack in Nairobi that left 67 people dead.

UN envoy welcomes ceasefire agreement in central Somalia (09.03.2015)

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia Nicholas Kay has welcomed the interim ceasefire agreement between the government of Somalia and the moderate Islamist group Ahlu Sunna Wal Jamaa.

EUTM Somalia: Ausbildungsmission wird verlängert (05.03.2015)

Die Bundeswehr wird auch weiterhin somalische Soldaten ausbilden. Das Kabinett hat am 4. März beschlossen, die Beteiligung deutscher Streitkräfte an der EU-geführten Ausbildungsmission bis Ende März 2016 zu verlängern. Der Bundestag muss noch zustimmen.