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Over 3.4 mn internally displaced in Somalia: IOM

Suryaa 22 Feb 2024
Mogadishu, Feb 22 (IANS) More than 3.45 million people had been internally displaced in Somalia as of January 2024 due to multiple shocks, including drought, floods, and conflict, the UN migration agency said.
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Gulf heavyweights vie for influence in African 'backyard'

Al Monitor 22 Feb 2024
Dancers and drummers swarmed the Saudi delegation from the moment they touched down in Somalia's capital to launch new aid projects, part of the kingdom's ramped-up outreach to the African nation.
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Turkey to defend Somalia waters and reap fishing revenues

The New Arab 21 Feb 2024
Somalia’s Council of Ministers has ratified a new maritime agreement with Turkey which outsources the protection of Somalia’s territorial water for ten years, Somali news site Garowe Online reported on Wednesday.
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IOM says over 3.4 mln internally displaced in Somalia

Xinhua 21 Feb 2024
21 (Xinhua) -- More than 3.45 million people had been internally displaced in Somalia as of January 2024 due to multiple shocks, including drought, floods, and conflict, the UN migration agency said Wednesday.
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UN trains Somali forces in business management amid troop withdrawal

China.dot.org 20 Feb 2024
Head of the UNSOS Aisa Kirabo Kacyira said at a meeting held in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, that technological tools are important for improving business processes and enhancing field operations.
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Somalia’s president accuses Ethiopia of trying to annex territory with Somaliland sea deal

Wtop 17 Feb 2024
1 “is nothing more than annexing part of Somalia to Ethiopia, and changing the borders of Somalia,” Mohamud told reporters. “Somalia categorically objects to that.” ... Mohamud was in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, to attend an African Union summit.
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Somalia's president accuses Ethiopia of trying to annex territory with Somaliland sea deal

The Philadelphia Tribune 17 Feb 2024
1 “is nothing more than annexing part of Somalia to Ethiopia, and changing the borders of Somalia,” Mohamud told reporters. “Somalia categorically objects to that.” ... Mohamud was in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, to attend an African Union summit.
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Somalia bans face masks in capital over security fears

Business Ghana 16 Feb 2024
Authorities in Somalia have banned face masks in the capital, Mogadishu, due to security concerns ... Somalia has been plagued by insecurity for years, with the main threats emanating ...
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US to build 5 new military bases for Somali army, which faces a rebellion by ...

Times Union 15 Feb 2024
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The U.S ... Somalia’s defense minister and the U.S. charge d’affaires signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday in Mogadishu, the Somali capital ... back its presence in Somalia.
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World facing ‘dangerous decade’ as instability and military spending rise, new report says

Independent Record 15 Feb 2024
forces fought against members of the Somali National Alliance and armed civilians in a set of engagements in the southern part of Mogadishu, Somalia's capital.
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AU commits to work with Somalia despite killing of 5 foreign soldiers

Daily News Egypt 13 Feb 2024
... military trainers and Somali soldiers at the Base, who were working towards advancing Somalia’s security efforts,” Souef said in a statement issued in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia.
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Egypt condoles with UAE, Bahrain for death of troops in Somalia

Egypt Independent 12 Feb 2024
... Forces and an officer from the Bahrain Defense Force were killed in a terrorist attack at a military base in Somalia’s capital earlier Sunday.
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OIC condemns terrorist attack in Somalia

Kuna 12 Feb 2024
... A military base in Mogadishu, capital of Somalia, which resulted in martyring some of Somali, Bahraini and Emirati military personnel.
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Syria condemns the terrorist attack on Somalia’s Gordon military base

Syrian Arab News Agency 12 Feb 2024
... Forces and a Bahraini officer, along with the injury of 2 others, after they were exposed to a terrorist act in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia.
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Türkiye extends condolences to Somalia, UAE, Bahrain over deadly terrorist attack

Anadolu Agency 11 Feb 2024
Türkiye on Sunday extended condolences to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Somalia and Bahrain over a deadly terror attack at a military training camp in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.
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