Somalia

Heavy fighting erupts in Somali town near Kenyan border

1 day ago   |   ABC News

Heavy fighting has broken out in a Somali town near the Kenyan border between Somali forces and those from the state of Jubbaland as Somalia's election troubles spill over into...
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The ‘Muslim Ban' Is Over. The Harm Lives On

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Biden has rescinded Trump's travel restrictions, but it will take years to undo the damage.
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Ugandan army says it killed 189 al-Shabab fighters in Somalia

3 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Al-Qaeda-linked fighters killed after troops raided their hideouts in southern Somalia.
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In Somalia, mothers fear sons were sent to Ethiopia conflict

4 days ago   |   ABC News

Pressure is growing on Somalia's government amid allegations that Somali soldiers have been sent to fight in neighboring Ethiopia's deadly Tigray conflict
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In Essay On Political Violence, Omar Calls For Major Reform, ‘Full Accountability' For Trump

5 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Rep. Ilhan Omar is calling for “full accountability” for former President Donald Trump and others in positions of power who played a role in sparking the deadly...
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Ethiopia Denies Somalia Forces Involved in Fighting in Tigray

5 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Ethiopia's government denied that Somali soldiers fought alongside federal troops in the ongoing conflict in its Tigray region.
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Minneapolis Elder ‘Fearful' After Suspect Who Shot Her Is Out On Bail

Minneapolis Elder ‘Fearful' After Suspect Who Shot Her Is Out On Bail

7 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A 76-year-old Minneapolis woman who survived being shot and brutally beaten is sharing her story of survival. Halima Farah fought back to survive after an attack...
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Young, female and fighting corruption, a Somali lawmaker defends her seat

Young, female and fighting corruption, a Somali lawmaker defends her seat

8 days ago   |   New York Post

MOGADISHU- Amina Mohamed Abdi was just 24 when she first stood for Somalia's parliament in 2012, defeating two other candidates to win a seat reserved for women and defying...
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US military says its troop removal from Somalia is complete

9 days ago   |   ABC News

The U.S. military says its troop withdrawal from Somalia is complete, in one of the last actions of President Donald Trump's presidency
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Trump's Withdrawal From Somalia Is a Security Threat. Biden Should Reverse It

Trump's Withdrawal From Somalia Is a Security Threat. Biden Should Reverse It

12 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

U.S. troops are scheduled to leave the country on Jan. 15, opening the door for al-Shabab terrorists to step up their attacks. The new administration should recommit to...
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