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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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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.

Al-Shabab terrorists pushed from last Somali stronghold (27.10.2014)

The terrorist group al-Shabab has been pushed out of its last stronghold in Somalia, the coastal city of Barawe. African Union forces and Somali soldiers liberated it in their latest military victory.

UN authorizes ship inspections near Somalia for arms, charcoal (27.10.2014)

The resolution, adopted by the 15-member council with 13 votes in favor, approves the use of "all necessary measures" … to carry out such inspections.

Security Council extends mandate of AU Mission in Somalia (24.10.2014)

The Security Council today authorized the African Union to maintain deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 30 November 2015, while also amending several aspects of the sanctions regime against the strife-torn east African nation.

The state of state-building in Somalia ¬ analysis (21.10.2014)

A fence-mending deal signed this month by Somalia and Puntland has variously been hailed as a blueprint for stability and state-building in the wake of decades of civil war, and dismissed as a recipe for renewed inter-clan violence.

Sierra Leone peacekeepers bound for Somalia quarantined over Ebola (14.10.2014)

A battalion of 800 Sierra Leone soldiers awaiting deployment as peacekeepers in Somalia has been placed in quarantine after one of its members tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus, military officials said on Tuesday.

What changes for al-Shabaab after the death of Godane? (08.10.2014)

Ahmed Abdi Godane, the leader of Somali militant Islamist group Harakat Al Shabab Al Mujahidin – commonly known as al-Shabaab – was killed by an American airstrike on 1 September. Godane took over leadership of the group in 2008 after his predecessor, Aden Hashi Ayro, was killed by a similar...