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Coronavirus: In Somalia, COVID-19 vaccines are distant as virus spreads

Sunday, 03 January 2021

As richer countries race to distribute COVID-19 vaccines, Somalia remains the rare place where much ......

US navy ships arrive in Somalia for pullout of American troops

Wednesday, 23 December 2020

The US military has deployed a group of navy ships off the coast of Somalia to support the ......

Death toll in Somalia suicide bombing reaches 16

Saturday, 19 December 2020

The death toll from a suicide bombing in Somalia has risen to 16, after a number of people hurt in ......

Somalia’s opposition urges Turkey not to send arms to police unit

Thursday, 17 December 2020

Somalia’s opposition says it has written to Turkey urging it not to send a planned shipment of ......

Somalia cuts ties with Kenya amid rising tensions over breakaway territory

Tuesday, 15 December 2020

Somalia’s government says it has severed ties with strategic neighbor Kenya “to safeguard the unity, ......

Plan to withdraw US troops dismays some Somalis

Saturday, 05 December 2020

Donald Trump’s decision to pull US troops out of Somalia in the waning days of his presidency ......

Trump orders removal of ‘most’ personnel from Somalia: Pentagon

Saturday, 05 December 2020

President Donald Trump has ordered the removal of most US military and security personnel from ......

US Pentagon acting defense secretary makes rare visit to Somalia

Saturday, 28 November 2020

The Pentagon's acting defense secretary has made a rare visit to Somalia, a conflict-plagued nation ......

UN votes to crack down on al-Shabaab extremists in Somalia

Friday, 13 November 2020

The UN Security Council voted Thursday to prevent the sale or shipment to Somalia of components of ......

Five killed in suspected al-Shabaab attack in Somalia’s capital

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Police said Tuesday that suspected al-Shabaab extremists killed a local government official and his ......

Al-Shabaab’s elaborate tax system collects almost as much as Somali government

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Somalia’s al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab insurgency is collecting almost as much tax as the government ......

Dozens of soldiers, insurgents reported killed in Somalia clashes

Friday, 16 October 2020

Dozens of soldiers and insurgents were killed in two days of fighting between Somali government ......

Trump wants all US troops out of Somalia: Report

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

President Donald Trump has told top advisers he wants to withdraw US troops from Somalia, according ......

Somalia names political newcomer as new PM, announces plan for national elections

Friday, 18 September 2020

Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has appointed a new prime minister hours after ......

Car bomb kills 2 Somali special forces, wounds US officer: Somali official

Monday, 07 September 2020

Two Somali special forces soldiers were killed and a US officer was seriously wounded in a car bomb ......

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