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Restrictions on arms imports to Somalia need to be updated: UN envoy

28 October 2019, 8:26 PM

Somalia remains vulnerable to climatic shocks and escalating conflict, while inconsistent funding continues to challenge the delivery of humanitarian assistance.

Twin Somali attacks hit US special forces base, Italian convoy

1 October 2019, 6:32 AM

Somali insurgents on Monday mounted an ambitious attack on a base where US special forces train Somali commandos, while an Italian military convoy was hit in a separate blast in the capital Mogadishu.

Car bombs, gunfire hit government military base in southern Somalia

14 August 2019, 2:44 PM

A government military base in the Lower Shabelle region of Somalia was struck by car bombs and gunfire on Wednesday, residents and a military officer said, and the al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab group claimed responsibility for the attack.

26 dead, 56 injured in attack on Somali hotel: official

13 July 2019, 10:53 AM

At least 26 people, including many foreigners, were killed and 56 injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by Al-Shabaab militants on a popular hotel in southern Somalia, a top regional official said Saturday. 

Kenya court convicts three for role in 2015 Garissa massacre

19 June 2019, 8:12 PM

A Nairobi court on Wednesday found three men guilty of abetting Somali jihadists who carried out a 2015 attack on Garissa University in northeast Kenya in which 148 people were killed.



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