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  • US confirms al-Shabab leader's death

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 06 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    The United States has confirmed that Ahmed Abdi Godane, a founder of Somalia's al-Shabab group, was killed in a US air strike this week. "We have confirmed that Ahmed Godane, the co-founder of al-Shabab, has been killed," the Pentagon press secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement on...
  • Somalia's al-Shabab names new leader

    news Al Jazeera, 06 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    Al-Shabab, the Somali armed group, has named Ahmed Umar, also known as Abu Ubaidah, as successor to Ahmed Abdi Godane who was killed in US airstrikes last Tuesday. The armed group on Saturday pledged to take revenge for the death of one its founding leaders. "Avenging the death of our scholars...
  • "No peace means no life" - Somali women call for peace

    news UNSOM, 10 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 10 September 2014 - Women in Mogadishu have today raised their voices, calling for peace. This was during a dialogue hosted by the Banadir Regional Women’s Authority - which is charged with advocating for the safety and rights of women in the Banadir Region - on the issues affecting wome...
  • Excerpt of Deutsche Welle interview with UN Envoy to Somalia Nicholas Kay

    news UNSOM, 09 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    Brussels, 9 September 2014 - On 9 September, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, sat down with journalist Gebeyaw Nigussie Tessema from German broadcaster DW for an interview on a number of Somali-focused political and human rights issues. Below is an excerp...
  • Over 130,000 people displaced in Somalia so far this year as IDPs bear brunt of food insecurity crisis

    news UNHCR - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:45 GMT, 16 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. Forced displacement within Somalia and across its borders shows no signs of easing, as forced evictions, drought, conflict and lack of livelihoods have forced over 130,000 people from their homes si...
  • Secretary-General's Message on the International Day of Peace

    news UNSOM, 21 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    New York, 21 September 2014 - Today is the International Day of Peace. Each year, on this day, the United Nations calls for a global ceasefire. We ask combatants to put down their arms so all can breathe the air of peace. Armed conflict causes untold grief to families, communities and entire countri...
  • Secretary-General's remarks at High-Level Meeting on Somalia

    news UNSOM, 24 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    New York, 24 September 2014 - Thank you for your commitment to Somalia, and thank you for your participation discussing the situation in Somalia. I am glad to see so many partners, including the leaders from Ethiopia, Italy and the United Kingdom who jointly suggested this meeting. I am delight...
  • Somali pirates free abducted journalist

    news AFP: Aljazeera, 24 Sep 2014 (9 years ago )
    Somali pirates have freed a German-American journalist two and a half years after he was kidnapped in the semi-autonomous Puntland, officials have said. Ahmed Muse Nur, a governor in the region, said Michael Scott Moore was handed to authorities on Tuesday. The AFP news agency quoted an unnamed S...
  • Somalia secures millions in financial aid

    news Al Jazeera, 27 Sep 2014 (8 years ago )
    Somalia has secured around $130m in financial aid from world leaders at the UN General Assembly. The decision came despite corruption allegations against Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and his ministers. Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from New York City.
  • Somalia tries to sway Al-Shabab stronghold

    news Al Jazeera, 07 Oct 2014 (8 years ago )
    Somali forces have called on the people of Barawe to support the government, now that it is back in control of the southern coastal town. The port in the Lower Shebelle region had been a stronghold of the armed group Al Shabab for six years. Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Barawe in so...