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UN extends support for African Union force in Somalia

The UN Security Council on Tuesday gave its backing to the African Union force in Somalia, AMISOM, extending its deployment until at least the end of July.

UAE extends military reach in Somalia and Yemen

Military transport aircraft from the United Arab Emirates landed on the sleepy Yemeni island Socotra last week, unloading tanks and troops as part of the Gulf Arab state’s drive to extend its influence over a strategic waterway flanked by war zones.

Somalia defaults on coast guard vessels

The delivery of six offshore patrol vessels to Somalia has been thrown into doubt as Somalia has defaulted on its payments and the supplier has begun arbitration.

Protecting Somali waters – a joint EUNavFor/AMISOM effort

Crew members from ITS Margottini continue the regional co-operation EU NavFor has established with the AMISOM Marine unit off the coast of Mogadishu.

Woman stoned to death in Somalia

Somalia’s al Shabaab insurgents stoned to death a woman it accused of having multiple husbands, residents of a town in the south of the country said.
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    The BRONCO II's internal Interchangeable Multi-Mission System Bay allows a single airframe to be rapidly reconfigured to perform multiple roles.

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    The Ahrlac and its armed variant, the Mwari, are being developed and produced at Wonderboom Airport by Ahrlac Holdings, co-owned by Paramount Group.

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