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EU considers expanding anti-piracy mission on land

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Listen Berlin (Alshahid)-The European Union is considering expanding its anti-piracy operation to include Somali beaches, Germany said Friday. German Foreign Ministry spokesman Andreas Peschke said new rules of engagement “would only be considered to destroy pirate logistics on the beach, not deployment in the country”. Peschke explained that a proposal will be submitted to the […]

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ICRC sends medical aid for casualties in Middle Juba

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Listen Mogadishu (Alshahid)-The International Committee of the Red Cross says it has sent emergency medical supplies to three cities in middle Jubba, southern Somalia, where the Kenyan military and its allies are battling Alshabab militants. “More than 100 wounded people, mainly civilians, reached the medical facilities during the most recent phase of the fighting,” said […]

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Kenya military denies Alshabab claim of KDF soldiers killed in raid

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Listen Nairobi (Alshahid)-There were conflicting reports over the number of deaths following heavy fighting between Kenyan army and Alshabab militants on Thursday night. The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) maintained that only one of their soldiers had died following the fighting but Alshabab claimed they had killed eleven Kenyan soldiers and damaged three armoured personnel carriers […]

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Shabaab leader recounts al Qaeda’s role in Somalia in the 1990s

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Listen In a recent interview with Radio Andalus, Shabaab’s leader said that three influential al Qaeda leaders played an important role in fighting the Americans in Mogadishu in the early 1990s. Ahmed Abdi Aw Mohamed, the spiritual who is better known as Sheikh Mukhtar Abu Zubayr and Godane, said that al Qaeda played a “prominent […]

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Turkey takes giant leap toward Africa, prioritizes Somalia on agenda

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Listen Keeping up its wide-range initiative for closer ties with Africa, Turkey throughout the year added to its foreign missions and sped up ambassadorial appointments all over Africa, but its main focus stayed on Somalia as the country went through its most severe drought in a century in the summer of 2011. As part of […]

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