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Anger in Somalia as sons secretly sent to serve in Eritrea military force

Ali Jamac Dhoodi thought his son was working as a security guard in Qatar, helping prepare for next year’s soccer World Cup. Then one...

Kenya writes to AU over Bula Hawa fight between Somalia Government and Jubaland forces

Kenya on Monday wrote to the African Union (AU), raising security concerns after Somalia’s federal and regional forces renewed fighting at Bula Hawa in...

Ugandan troops in Somalia say around 200 Al-shabab extremists killed in raid

Uganda’s military says it killed 189 suspected Islamic extremists with al-Shabab in Somalia in a “surprise, swift” attack that targeted a meeting of members...

US military says its troop withdrawal from Somalia is complete

The U.S. military says its troop withdrawal from Somalia is complete, in one of the last actions of President Donald Trump’s presidency.Some experts have...

Turkey provides commando training to Somali soldiers

Some 150 Somali army soldiers are receiving special commando training in Turkey under a military cooperation pact between the two countries, the Turkish National...

Turkish nationals killed, many injured in Al-Shabab terrorist attack in Somalia

Five people, including two Turkish nationals, were killed and more than a dozen others injured on Saturday after a suicide bomber carried out an...

Al-Shabab ‘collects more revenue than Somali government’

Using intimidation and violence, Somalia-based Islamist militant group al-Shabab raises as much revenue as the country's authorities, a report says.The militants collect at least...

October 14 tragedy: Why Somalia needs a national biometric system

By Thabit MohamedFormer Mayor of Mogadishu and Governor of Benadir RegionOn October 14, 2017, a terrorist operative belonging to Al-Shabaab drove off from Somalia’s breadbasket...

Trump Demands Plan to Pull Hundreds of U.S. Troops From Somalia

President Donald Trump has told top advisers he wants to withdraw U.S. troops from Somalia, according to people familiar with the matter, allowing him...

Feared Shabab Exploit Somali Banking and Invest in Real Estate, U.N. Says

The Shabab, the Somalia-based militant group that is Al Qaeda’s most powerful ally in Africa, is not only collecting millions of dollars in tariffs...
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