Posts Tagged ‘al Shabaab’

AFP | July 31, 2011


Armed men shot and killed a Somali lawmaker in Mogadishu on Sunday, officials and witnesses said, in the latest violence to hit Somalia’s war-ravaged capital.


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Mareeg Online

18 May, 2011

MOGADISHU (Mareeg) – Clashes erupted between Somali forces backed by AMSIOM and Al shabaab fighters inMogadishuon Wednesday killing at least 15 people and hurting 80 others. (more…)

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13 May, 2011

Muqdisho — – Bitter Clashes between Somalia government forces supported militarily by African Union peacekeepers and Al shabaab fighters on Friday occurred in parts of Somalia’s war-torn capital Mogadishu. (more…)

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AMISOM troop surge pledged by Burundi and Uganda could make a difference in fight against Somali militants and ultimately, in the lives of civilians caught in the crossfire:

MOGADISHU, March 26 (Reuters)

by George Obulutsa; editing by Mark Heinrich

Uganda and Burundi said on Saturday they have committed 3,000 extra troops to the African Union mission in Somalia, bolstering the fight against insurgents. (more…)

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Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Date: 29 Oct 2010

UNHCR is alarmed by a fast deteriorating humanitarian situation at the northern part of the Kenya-Somali border. This week we have seen hundreds of Somalis continuing to flee clashes between Al-Shabaab and Ahlu Sunna Wal Jamaa, a militia group allied to the transitional Somali Government, in the Somali border town of Beled Hawo.


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