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  • Government Forces And AMISOM Repulse Al-Shabaab In Qoryooley Attack

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 08 Sep 2015 (5 years ago )
    Reports reaching us from Qoryoole town in lower Shabeele region indicate that Al-Shabaab fighters attacked government forces and AMISOM bases in the town. Locals told the media the militants raided a local government forces base leading to a fierce gun battle that lasted for hours. The forces howeve...
  • Qatar deploys 1,000 ground troops to fight in Yemen

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 07 Sep 2015 (5 years ago )
    Around 1,000 soldiers from Qatar's Armed Forces have been deployed to Yemen, as part of the Arab coalition's fight against Houthi rebels, Al Jazeera has learned. An Al Jazeera journalist, reporting from the Saudi-Yemen border, said the troops were backed by more than 200 armoured vehicles and 30...
  • Yemen's government declares Taiz 'a disaster area'

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 25 Aug 2015 (5 years ago )
    Yemen's exiled government has declared Taiz a "disaster area" and urged the international community and the UN Security Council to intervene to stop the bloodshed. "The government will present a letter to the Security Council in New York and the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva," Huma...
  • Yemen’s refugees pose a threat to Somalia.

    news NCRI-Washintonpost, 25 Aug 2015 (5 years ago )
    As if Somalia wasn’t faced with enough challenges as of late, a new crisis is brewing on the horizon. Some brief background: The fragile country of 10 million continues to be plagued by the terrorism of the Islamist group al-Shabab, is facing a serious threat to its financial lifeline due to bank...
  • Somalia Border Wall Will Ward Off Terrorists, Says Mandera Governor Ali Roba

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 25 Aug 2015 (5 years ago )
    Mandera Governor Ali Roba says the planned construction of a wall between Kenya and Somalia will improve security in the county. Mr Roba says the wall along the porous border will ward off terrorists. “My administration supports the national government in this project because the wall will help stab...
  • AU Special Representative for Somalia condemns attack on Somali National Army recruits at a training camp in Kismayo

    news AMISOM Daily Monitoring Report, 24 Aug 2015 (5 years ago )
    Mogadishu – August 23rd, 2015; The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of AMISOM Ambassador Maman Sidikou strongly condemns the attack on Somali Army recruits at their training camp at the old airport in Kismayo on Saturday, 22 August...
  • Car bombings in two Somali cities kill 21

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 23 Aug 2015 (5 years ago )
    At least 21 people have been killed in car bomb attacks in two cities in Somalia, police and military sources have said. A car exploded in the capital Mogadishu at a busy junction on Saturday evening, killing at least five people. "So far we know five civilians died in this evening's blast and...
  • UAE troops free British hostage from al-Qaeda in Yemen

    news Aljazeera-Agencies, 23 Aug 2015 (5 years ago )
    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said that its troops have rescued a British oil engineer being held hostage by al-Qaeda fighters in Yemen. UAE troops rescued Douglas Semple from an undisclosed location in Yemen, the official Emirates News Agency reported on Sunday. Semple, 64, was brought b...
  • Saudi-led warplanes wreak havoc on Yemen aid port Hodeida

    news Reuters, 18 Aug 2015 (5 years ago )
    Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition hit the Houthi-controlled Red Sea port of Hodeida on Tuesday, destroying cranes and warehouses in the main entry point for aid supplies to Yemen's north. Rival factions also battled further south overnight in Yemen's third city, Taiz, Arab television stations ...
  • Yemen conflict: Civilian deaths 'amount to war crimes'

    news BBC, 18 Aug 2015 (5 years ago )
    All sides in the conflict in Yemen have left a "trial of civilian death and destruction" and may have committed war crimes, Amnesty International says. A report documents hundreds of cases in which people have been killed or injured in their homes since March. It accuses the Saudi-led coalitio...