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FILE PHOTO: People stand amid the damage at a camp for displaced people after a Boko Haram attack

Mass terror killings in Nigeria put US Somalia withdrawal in spotlight

The US decisions in Africa could send a message to groups destroying northern Nigeria, like Boko Haram, that the US is not committed in the long term.

Trump to withdraw most troops from Somalia as part of global pullback

The mission has received little attention in the United States, but is considered a cornerstone of the Pentagon's global efforts to combat al Qaeda.

By REUTERS
05/12/2020

UAE halts new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim states - document

The document, which was sent to companies operating in the park and was seen by Reuters, cited an immigration circular that came into effect on Nov. 18.

By REUTERS
25/11/2020

Death toll from attack on Mogadishu hotel rises to 16

Islamist insurgent group al Shabaab said it was behind the assault on the Elite Hotel in Lido beach, and that its gunmen battled security forces who rushed to the scene.

By REUTERS
17/08/2020
People buy souvenirs a day before celebrating independence day of the Somaliland region in Hargeisa

Why Israel should care about Somaliland

With the changes in the geopolitical context of the region, knitting together Israel, the UAE, Greece, Cyprus and Egypt in a network of shared interests, Somaliland could be an important region.

Blast rocks military base in Somali capital, at least eight dead

Somalia has been embroiled in deadly violence since 1991, when clan warlords overthrew leader Siad Barre and then turned on each other.

By REUTERS
08/08/2020

US says airstrike in Somalia killed one civilian, injured three

"We work hard to prevent civilians from getting hurt or killed during these operations designed to bring increased security and stability to Somalia."

By REUTERS
28/07/2020

Suicide car bomber hits checkpoint at Somalia's Mogadishu port

The blast shook the ground, said Mohammed Ali, a shopkeeper in the area. At the city's Madina hospital, a nurse, Halima Nur, said it had received five people injured in the blast for treatment.

By REUTERS
04/07/2020
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