Tag: Al-Shabab

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Airstrike carried out against al-Shabab in Somalia by US

The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike against al-Shabab in Somalia as the Trump administration quietly steps up efforts against the deadliest

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23 Persons Sentenced in Ethiopia for Al-qaida, Al shabab Links

A court in Ethiopia has sentenced 23 people to up to 15 years in prison for establishing links to the al-Qaida and al-Shabab extremist groups. The

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Ethiopia sentence two accused al-shabab members to prison

Ethiopia says two men accused of trying to establish a cell of the al-Shabab extremist group inside the country have been sentenced to six years

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Egypt to Establish Military Base in Eritrea

The Red Sea Afar Democratic Organization (RSADO), an Eritrean opposition group, claimed on Monday that the Red Sea nation had allegedly granted Egypt green light

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Hungry and desperate, thousands of Somalis trek to Ethiopia

Menaced by Al Shabab militants and a worsening drought, thousands of Somalis are abandoning the land to seek refuge in neighbouring Ethiopia. Hungry and exhausted, Aisha

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Meet Somalia’s New President

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo is elected as new president of Somalia. According to report by The Associated Press, the new president is a US dual citizen

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UN Decides to Renew Arms Embargo against Eritrea and Somalia

The U.N. Security Council has renewed an arms embargo on Somalia and Eritrea citing a continuing threat from al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab militants. The 15-member council on

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Al-Shabab regains land as Ethiopia pulls troops

Ethiopia unrest and the troop withdrawals have come as a opportune boost for al-Shabab as they seize more territory. As the clock ticked past 11am and

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Ethiopian Court Jails 8 Somalis over failed Attack in 2013

An Ethiopian court has sentenced eight Somali nationals to jail terms ranging from two to nine years after they were convicted for planning a failed

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Al-Shabab attacks and kills 60 Ethiopian soldiers

Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabab says it has killed 60 Ethiopian soldiers in an attack on an African Union base in central Somalia. The AU mission

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Explosion At Mosque Wounds 24 In The Capital

A grenade attack Friday during evening prayers wounded 24 people at the biggest mosque in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, five of them seriously,

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Al Shabab Slays ONLF Officials In A Barbaric Manner

ONLF-symbolgreenbackgroundMr Abdiasis Muhumed Dahir, a central committee member and Mr Maki Omar Abdi, an officer responsible for orphans who were traveling from Baidoa to Ogaden

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