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Islamist car bomb attack kills at least eight in Somalia, officials...

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At least eight people were killed in Somalia's capital on Thursday when Islamist militants launched a suicide attack on a UN security convoy using...

Somali suicide bomber kills well-known Somali journalist

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An al Shabaab suicide bomber in the Somali capital killed himself and a well-known Somali journalist on Saturday, al Shabaab and the journalist's family...

ISS: Somalia’s democracy by instalments

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Somalia this week elected two Members of the Lower House of Parliament in polls delayed by a year, mainly by political infighting. That means...

What does AMISOM’s future look like?

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The African Union has had a regional peacekeeping mission in Somalia for nearly as long as the country has been plagued by an Islamist...

Iranian-supplied arms smuggled from Yemen into Somalia, study says

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Guns supplied by Iran to its Houthi allies in Yemen are being smuggled across the Gulf of Aden to Somalia, according to a Geneva-based...

COVID-19 restrictions eased sees maritime training restart in Somalia

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An important component of the EU NavFor mission in Somalia – person-to-person training – is back following an easing of COVID-19 restrictions. Operation Atalanta reports...

Iran thwarts pirate attack on oil tanker in Gulf of Aden...

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The Iranian navy thwarted a pirate attack against an Iranian oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden on Monday, Iranian state TV said. "Before crossing...

Somalia death toll in fighting between army and former allied group...

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Fighting in Somalia’s Galmudug state between the Somali army and its former ally, the Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jama’a militia, has killed 120 people over...

Dozens killed in fighting between Somalia army and former allied group

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At least 30 people died and over 100 were injured in intensified fighting between the Somali National Army and its former ally Ahlu Sunnah...

ISS: ICJ draws the line in Kenya and Somalia’s troubled waters

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Despite unease on both sides, each country could gain from the ruling if they were willing to restore relations. The International Court of Justice’s (ICJ)...

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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...