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Somalia’s Puntland sends troops to fight al Shabaab in neighbouring state

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Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland said on Friday it had sent forces to the neighbouring region of Galmudug to help the military there push...

ISS: The various layers to the Somaliland-Puntland discord

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Tensions between Somaliland and Puntland have increased over the past two years, with risks of further instability and militarisation if not adequately addressed. The...

Deadly US air strike in Puntland

A US air strike killed 13 Islamic State fighters in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region the US military said days after a previous strike killed...

US air strike kills IS three

A US air strike killed three fighters from the Islamic State in the Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region, a U.S. military official said, two weeks...

Top Islamic State official dies in airstrike

An airstrike killed the deputy leader of the Islamic State group in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region, alongside another militant, a local security official said. A...

Port operation head in Puntland killed

Gunman shot dead the head of Dubai government-owned P&O Ports’ operations in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland, a local government official said and Islamist...

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...

Puntland forces recapture strategic town

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Military forces of Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region retook a strategic town from Islamic militant group al Shabaab, an officer said. Captain Saiid Mohamed...

Puntland town now held by al Shabaab

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Somalia's Islamist militant group al Shabaab captured a small but strategic town south of Bosaso in the semi-autonomous Puntland region, a military...

Dozens killed in Somali land fights

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Dozens of people were killed in clashes between troops of breakaway Somaliland and its semi-autonomous Puntland region, medical workers and military officials...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...