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


Somali, AU drive al-Shabab from town near coast (26.03.2014)

Somali government and African Union forces have seized the town of el-Bur in central Somalia, the latest in a series of advances against al-Shabab militants.

Islamists “lose” key Somali towns (08.03.2014)

In renewed joint operations between the Somali National Army (SNA) and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) forces, five strategic towns in the Bay region of Somalia have been reclaimed from the control of the Al Shabaab terrorist group.

UN extends partial easing of Somalia arms embargo to October (05.03.2014)

The United Nations Security Council today unanimously agreed to extend a partial weapons ban on Somalia for eight months amid reports that Al-Shabaab and other armed groups are able to divert arms and ammunition intended for Government forces.

Berlin schickt 20 Bundeswehr-Soldaten nach Somalia (04.03.2014)

Die Bundesregierung will sich mit 20 Soldaten an einer europäischen Ausbildungsmission für Somalia beteiligen. … Die Soldaten könnten … schon ab April in Somalia eingesetzt werden.

Uganda to 'send troops to Somalia to protect UN' (04.03.2014)

Uganda will send a 410-strong special force to guard UN installations in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, a Ugandan army spokesman has said. The protection squad will free up thousands of UN-backed troops to pursue militant Islamists in the city, Paddy Ankunda said.

Security gaps leave room for al-Shabab resurgence (03.03.2014)

The al-Qaida linked militant group al-Shabab has struck at the heart of the Somali government with a string of suicide attacks in Mogadishu. The recent strikes and a fresh recruitment drive point to a resurgence of one of Africa's most feared terrorist groups.

Somalia's al-Shabab vows to make comeback (27.02.2014)

In an Al Jazeera exclusive, al-Shabab's spokesman says armed group will retake territory lost to government forces.