Somalia

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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


EU seeks to train 1 200 Somali National Army officers in 2015 (04.12.2014)

The European Union Training Mission in Somalia (EUTM Somalia) says it aims to train 1 200 Somali National Army (SNA) non-commissioned Officers (NCOs), junior Officers, specialists and military instructors in 2015 as part of internationally-backed capacity building programme for Somali security...

Bomb blast hits UN convoy in Mogadishu; 3 dead (03.12.2014)

A suicide bomber rammed his vehicle into a U.N. convoy near Mogadishu's airport on Wednesday, killing three people, Somali police said.

AMISOM undertakes new role in Somalia (03.12.2014)

The UN-sanctioned military mission to Somalia, known as AMISOM, is taking on a new role after freeing much of the country from al-Shabab control.

Al-Shabab regrouping along Kenya-Somali border (03.12.2014)

Pushed out of its former strongholds, militant group al-Shabab has been moving lots of men and equipment into southern Somalia, especially Lower Juba and Gedo, the two regions that border Kenya.

Somalia militants divide Kenya miners by religion, then begin killing (02.12.2014)

According to the Kenyan authorities, the militants killed 36 people, most of them young men. … In Kenya, the Shabab have now become the enemy everyone fears. … Kenya has become the prime target, especially the loosely governed north, where the quarry and bus attacks took place: a vast, arid,...

In Somalia, Ban lauds country’s progress towards stability, urges ‘continuity’ (29.10.2014)

Somalia has made “remarkable progress” as it continues down the road towards economic and political stability, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today as he arrived in the capital city of Mogadishu – the third stop in a tour of the Horn of Africa aimed at promoting development and...

Somali President extends amnesty to al-Shabab fighters (28.10.2014)

The president of Somalia says his country will again offer amnesty to al-Shabab fighters who denounce the terrorist organization and its ideology.