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  • Do not risk your lives, Grandi tells Eritrean refugees

    news UNHCR, 04 Feb 2016 (5 years ago )
    SHIRE, Ethiopia, Feb 2 (UNHCR) – Improving conditions for refugees in camps and expanding programmes for legal pathways outside Ethiopia were both key to reducing the numbers who attempt perilous journeys to reach safety, Filippo Grandi, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, said as he met Eritrean...
  • Al Shabaab planning to commit atrocities and blame it on AMISOM, warns AU Special Representative to Somalia

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 10 Feb 2016 (5 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 10 February, 2016 – The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira has warned of a sinister plot by Al-Shabaab terrorists aimed at discrediting AMISOM and turning the public against its forces serving in Somal...
  • UAE soldier killed in Yemen fighting: state news

    news Reuters:Writing by Yara Bayoumy, 14 Feb 2016 (5 years ago )
    A United Arab Emirates soldier was killed and another was wounded while fighting in Yemen as part of a Saudi-led military coalition, state news agency WAM reported on Sunday, citing the army general command. The coalition is fighting to stop the Houthis, allies of Riyadh's main regional foe Iran,...
  • Saudi warns aid workers to leave rebel areas in Yemen

    news Reuters: Aljazeera, 12 Feb 2016 (5 years ago )
    Saudi Arabia, which is leading air strikes against rebels in neighbouring Yemen, has warned the United Nations and international aid groups to protect staff by removing them from areas held by Houthi rebels. A short note sent by the Saudi Embassy in London on Friday said the intention was to "pro...
  • Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation, Ms. Isabella Lövin, visited Dadaab Refugee Camps

    news UNHCR, 19 May 2016 (5 years ago )
    Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation, Ms. Isabella Lövin, visited Dadaab Refugee Camps. The Minister was accompanied by a high level delegation from the Government of Sweden, officials from the Government of Kenya and UNHCR Country Representatives to Kenya and Somalia. Ms. Löv...
  • Qatar deploys 1,000 ground troops to fight in Yemen

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 07 Sep 2015 (6 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...
  • Growing Tension In Beledweyne Town After UN Official Is Killed

    news AMISOM Daily Media Monitoring, 15 Nov 2015 (6 years ago )
    Tension ran high in the central Somali town of Beledweyne after government troops shot dead a UN official in the town on Saturday, residents said on Sunday.Mahdi Hussein Shekhal, a field officer with the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) was killed after armed troops opened fire at his car ...
  • Al-Shabab Tells Kenya To Pull Out Of Somalia, Threatens More Attacks

    news AMISOM daily media monitoring, 24 Jan 2016 (5 years ago )
    The Al-Qaeda linked Al Shabaab group in Somalia has warned Kenya to pull its troops out of Somalia days after its fighters overran a Kenyan military base in southwestern Somalia in a complex attack, killing tens of soldiers. Al Shabaab claimed it killed more than 100 soldiers during the attack in El...
  • Turkish Airlines Resumes Flights To Mogadishu After Somali Plane Bombing

    news Somalia media monitoring, 15 May 2016 (5 years ago )
    Turkish Airlines resumed flights to Mogadishu, the latest international airliner to resume its flights to the Somali capital few months after the Al-Qaeda linked Al Shabab group bombed a Somali airliner which made an emergency landing with a gaping hole on its side, officials said Sunday. A suspe...
  • Houthi media: Air strike on Yemen army HQ kills scores

    news Al Jazeera And Reuters, 08 Jun 2015 (6 years ago )
    At least 44 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in an air strike at the Yemeni army headquarters in the capital Sanaa, according to the Houthi-run Saba news agency. Earlier on Sunday, army officials said that four explosions shook the compound in central Sanaa, where soldiers allied...