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  • Yemen conflict: Houthi rebels driven back in Aden

    news BBC, 15 Jul 2015 (5 years ago )
    Pro-government militiamen have made further advances against Houthi rebels in the southern Yemeni city of Aden. Fighters backed by Saudi-led coalition air strikes were reported to have taken the main seaport as well as the neighbouring district of Mualla. It comes a day after they regained con...
  • Somalia: 7 Militants Killed After Ambush On Ethiopian Troops

    news AMISOM daily media, 15 Jul 2015 (5 years ago )
    Seven Al-Shabaab militants were killed in a fierce clash following a deadly ambush on African Union’s Ethiopian peacekeepers in south-western Somalia, an official has said. The convoy of armored vehicles was attacked on Tuesday evening in an area close to Wajid district of Bakool region and some 302...
  • Somalia's post-conflict banana harvest revival

    news Al Jazeera, 15 Jul 2015 (5 years ago )
    Afgoye, Somalia - Early morning showers fade into the distance as thick rain clouds give way to the piercing rays of a tropical sun, revealing wet, dark brown fertile soil. About 30 people emerge from the shades of full grown mango trees, woven baskets made of dried banana leaves in one hand and a s...
  • Yemeni anti-rebel forces recapture Aden airport

    news Al Jazeera And AFP, 14 Jul 2015 (5 years ago )
    Yemeni forces backed up by the Arab-led coalition have recaptured Aden's international airport from Houthi rebels as heavy combat took place across the port city following the collapse of a humanitarian truce, the exiled government said. Forces loyal to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi als...
  • 6 Killed In Heavy Clashes In Southern Somalia

    news AMISOM daily media, 14 Jul 2015 (5 years ago )
    At least six people, including four Al-Shabaab militants and two Somali military officers were killed on Tuesday after attacks by Al-Shabaab in Bay town in southern Somalia, officials and witnesses said. Senior military officer Adow Jim’ale said the deceased were killed in an attack on a military ba...
  • Somalia takes Kenya to ICJ over sea border

    news BBC, 13 Jul 2015 (5 years ago )
    The Somali government has submitted its dispute with Kenya over their sea border to the International Court of Justice. The disputed ocean territory stretches for more than 100,000 sq km. Tests have shown potential reserves of gas in the area. The dispute has been going on for the last six ...
  • Somali Militants Attack Base, Kill At Least Four Soldiers

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 13 Jul 2015 (5 years ago )
    Gunmen from Somali militant group Al-Shabaab on Monday attacked a military base in central Somalia, killing at least four soldiers, officials and militants said. Al-Shabaab, which wants to topple a Western-backed government in Mogadishu, has in the past stepped up the number of raids during the Musl...
  • Houthi attack sets refinery ablaze in Yemeni city Aden

    news Reuters, 13 Jul 2015 (5 years ago )
    Houthi forces fired mortar rounds at an oil refinery in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on Monday, starting a huge fire, witnesses and local officials said. The mortar barrage hit three full storage tanks, in an incident sure to add to the fuel crisis in the southern port. After months of confli...
  • Saudi-led air raids in Yemen kill 21 two days into truce

    news Reuters, 13 Jul 2015 (5 years ago )
    Saudi-led air raids killed 21 civilians in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Monday morning, relatives of the victims and medics told Reuters, two days after the start of a United Nations-brokered humanitarian truce that Riyadh does not recognize. "Three missiles targeted the neighborhood, destroying 15 h...
  • UN Somalia envoy condemns latest terrorist attacks in Mogadishu

    news UN news center, 11 Jul 2015 (5 years ago )
    11 July 2015 – The top United Nations official in Somalia has condemned “in the strongest terms” a series of deadly terrorist attacks against an African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) base and two hotels in the country capital of Mogadishu which resulted in numerous casualties. The attacks – c...