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Mogadishu mall bomb kills two

A car bomb exploded at a shopping mall in Somalia’s capital, killing two people and injuring four others in an attack probably by Islamist...

Suicide car bomb explosion in Somalia leaves casualties

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A suicide car bomb exploded outside a military base for Ethiopian soldiers in southern Somalia on Saturday, leaving an unspecified number of casualties, a...

Another US air strike in Somalia

The US military killed 24 militants in an air strike on Wednesday in the vicinity of Shebeeley in central Somalia. The military’s Africa Command (Africom)...

US conducts air strikes against al Shabaab

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The United States has carried out two air strikes against al Shabaab targets in Somalia, the US military has announced. US Africa Command said the...

Qatar donates armoured vehicles to Somalia

Qatar donated 68 armoured vehicles to Somalia on Thursday, Qatar's defence ministry said. The vehicles will strengthen the Somali state, which is battling an...

ISS: Somalia shoots itself in the foot

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The decision by the Somali government to expel United Nations (UN) Special Envoy to the country Nicholas Haysom last week speaks volumes about why...

Peaceful power transfer in Puntland

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A region of war-ravaged Somalia elected a new president this week, a peaceful transfer of power in a part of the country notorious for...

US air strike in Somalia kills six

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The US military killed six Islamist militants in an air strike in Somali in the in the Lower Shabelle region, it said. "At this...

Guterres has full confidence in Haysom after expulsion from Somalia

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The UN Secretary-General "deeply regrets" the Somali government's decision to expel his special representative in the country, adding he had "full confidence" in Nicholas...

Expelled UN envoy raises concerns about Somali poll

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The United Nations envoy to Somalia warned the arrest of a former militant leader could deter others from choosing politics over violence, speaking publicly...

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