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News: Somalia

We have started to collect the most important news related to Somalia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Somalia – overview

Somalia: news

Aid agencies make Kenya appeal

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 12:40
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Aid agencies operating in a refugee camp near Kenya's Somali border warn they are facing a funding shortfall, putting tens of thousands at risk.
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Kenyan workers seized in Somalia

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 12:10
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Sweden Sweden

Three Kenyans working for a Swedish relief agency are kidnapped in north-central Somalia by gunmen suspected of being linked to pirates.
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Somali militant base 'captured'

Wednesday, July 11th 2012, 14:56

Somali government soldiers and African Union troops have seized a major Islamist militant training base, a Somali army commander tells the BBC.
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US blacklists Eritrea spy chief

Friday, July 6th 2012, 9:57
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea, United States United States

The US sanctions six individuals, including Eritrea's intelligence chief and a senior Eritrean military officer, for allegedly aiding Somali Islamist militants.
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Somalia faces 'new hunger crisis'

Thursday, July 5th 2012, 9:18

Poor rains and continuing conflict in Somalia are threatening the recovery from last year's famine, the charity Save the Children warns.
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Kenya camp aid workers released

Monday, July 2nd 2012, 14:16
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Four aid workers seized from a refugee camp near Kenya's Somali border are freed after a joint operation by Kenyan and Somali forces.
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Bin Laden advised Somali militants on 'good governance'

Monday, July 2nd 2012, 8:05

Al-Qaeda chief's recommended reading and advice on governing
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Aid workers kidnapped in Kenya

Friday, June 29th 2012, 15:05
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A Kenyan driver has been killed and four foreign aid workers kidnapped at a refugee camp in Kenya close to the border with Somalia, police say.
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Pirate hostage deaths 'increase'

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 11:14

There has been a significant increase in the number of hostages killed by Somali pirates, the International Maritime Bureau says.
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Couple freed from Somali pirates

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 14:11

Somalia's army rescues two South Africans, Deborah Calitz and Bruno Pelizzari, held for 20 months by Somali pirates.
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Migrants drown in Lake Malawi

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 12:51
related countries: Malawi Malawi

At least 47 East African migrants drown when their boat capsizes on Lake Malawi, officials say.
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Somaliland future discussed in UK

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 8:11

Somalia and Somaliland are holding their first formal talks on the future of Somaliland since the self-proclaimed republic broke away in 1991.
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VIDEO: The re-emergence of Sufism in Somalia

Monday, June 18th 2012, 14:07

As Al-Shabab's grip on power loosens in Somalia, once-banned Sufi ceremonies are starting to be held once again.
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Suicide bomb in key Somali town

Saturday, June 16th 2012, 16:52

A suicide bomber in Somalia attacks a government base in Afgoye, which was captured by pro-government forces last month, causing some casualties.
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Eritrean admits aiding al-Shabab

Thursday, June 14th 2012, 9:34
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea, United States United States

An Eritrean man pleads guilty in a US court to giving funds to and receiving military training from Somalia's Islamist al-Shabab militant group.
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Kenya wants EU to attack Somalia

Tuesday, June 12th 2012, 14:32
related countries: United States United States

Kenya's prime minister asks for help from the US and Europe in a "final onslaught" on the Somali port of Kismayo, the main stronghold of al-Shabab.
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Can Somalia's cheap peacekeeping defeat al-Shabab?

Monday, June 11th 2012, 11:20

But can Africa Union mission end decades of Somali violence?
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US issues Somali sanctions threat

Monday, June 11th 2012, 11:14
related countries: United States United States

The US threatens sanctions on Somalis who block a UN-supervised roadmap for peace, after a rare visit to Somalia by a top US envoy.
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VIDEO: Moving on: Inside Somalia's capital

Monday, June 11th 2012, 11:05
related places: Mogadishu

The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports from inside Somalia's capital Mogadishu, where, after more than two decades of lawlessness and turmoil, the country is close to forming a new government.
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Camel reward for Obama 'absurd'

Monday, June 11th 2012, 10:38
related countries: United States United States

A top US envoy dismisses as "absurd" a reward of 10 camels for information about President Barack Obama's hideout by Somalia's al-Shabab militants.
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Defections put al-Shabab on the run

Saturday, June 9th 2012, 0:18

Are defections putting Somalia's Islamists on the run?
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Dry cleaning returns to Mogadishu

Friday, June 8th 2012, 9:45
related places: Mogadishu

A businessman opens a dry cleaners in Somalia's capital - the city's first since the start of the civil war more than 20 years go.
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US puts bounty on Somali fighters

Thursday, June 7th 2012, 11:53
related countries: United States United States

The United States is to offer millions of dollars in rewards for information leading to the capture of leaders of the Somali militant group al-Shabab.
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Somalia funding 'goes missing'

Friday, June 1st 2012, 11:41

Large sums of money received by Somalia's interim government have not been accounted for, says a World Bank report being circulated at talks on the country’s future.
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Somaliland chief remembers start of Queen's reign

Friday, June 1st 2012, 0:54

Somali nomad's fond memories of Queen Elizabeth's coronation
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Al-Shabab lose major Somali town

Thursday, May 31st 2012, 17:30
related places: Afmadow

African Union and government forces in Somalia capture the southern town of Afmadow, an important strategic base for al-Shabab militants.
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Somalia peace conference opens

Thursday, May 31st 2012, 12:02

World leaders and Somali politicians start talks in Istanbul on how to end decades of anarchy in Somalia, ahead of a leadership change in August.
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Taking on the monster of Somali piracy

Wednesday, May 30th 2012, 8:06

Will a new private navy scare off Somali pirates?
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Somali president convoy ambushed

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 17:23

Somalia's president escapes unharmed from an ambush by Islamist militants on his convoy after a visit to newly captured Afgoye town.
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Key Somali militant town 'taken'

Friday, May 25th 2012, 14:31

African Union (AU) forces in Somalia say they have captured a strategic town near the capital, Mogadishu, after Islamist militants pulled out.
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Somalia's leaders agree deadline

Thursday, May 24th 2012, 11:20

Leaders of Somalia's disparate factions agree a historic deal to elect a new president by 20 August to end the country's two-decade political crisis.
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Thousands flee Somalia advance

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 14:13

Thousands of Somalis flee fighting as African Union troops advance on Afgoye, a stronghold near the capital of the Islamist militant group al-Shabab.
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Bombs kill soldiers in Mogadishu

Saturday, May 19th 2012, 18:37
related places: Mogadishu

Somali government soldiers are among five people killed in two bomb attacks in the capital Mogadishu blamed on al-Shabab Islamist fighters.
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Somali expat 'thanked' for being rich

Saturday, May 19th 2012, 10:39

Expat millionaire 'thanked' by poor Somalis for being rich
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VIDEO: EU forces in attack on Somalian pirates

Tuesday, May 15th 2012, 17:42

EU naval forces have conducted their first raid on pirate bases on the Somali mainland, saying they have destroyed several boats.
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EU forces raid Somali pirate base

Tuesday, May 15th 2012, 15:50

EU naval forces conduct their first raid on pirate bases on the Somali mainland, saying they have destroyed several boats.
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Pirates 'seize' tanker near Oman

Friday, May 11th 2012, 11:40
related countries: Greece Greece, Oman Oman

A Greek-owned oil tanker has been hijacked by suspected Somali pirates in the Arabian Sea near Oman, the ship's operator says.
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VIDEO: Kenya trial Briton linked to 7/7 bomber

Thursday, May 10th 2012, 22:04
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mombasa

A British man has gone on trial in the Kenyan city of Mombasa, accused of plotting bomb attacks and of having links to Islamist militants in Somalia.
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Thursday, May 10th 2012, 16:37
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jermaine Grant, a Briton on trial in Kenya for an alleged bomb plot, was linked to the widow of a 7/7 London bomber, the prosecution alleges.
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Briton in court over Kenya plot

Wednesday, May 9th 2012, 10:55
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man accused of links to Somalia's Islamist extremists appears in court in Kenya for allegedly plotting a bomb attack.
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VIDEO: Face to face with a Somali pirate

Sunday, May 6th 2012, 8:36

The BBC gained rare access to a Somaliland prison to speak to convicted Somali pirates held there and heard a suprising defence for their notorious actions.
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Somalia MPs die in suicide attack

Tuesday, May 1st 2012, 17:40

Seven people, including two MPs, are killed in a suicide attack in central Somalia, which the al-Shabab group says it carried out.
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Model's return to war-ravaged Somalia

Monday, April 30th 2012, 10:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK model questions her fate if she had remained in Somalia
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