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Amid turmoil over elections, rising cases in Somalia fuel talk of a new lockdown.

Amid turmoil over elections, rising cases in Somalia fuel talk of a new lockdown.

Amid turmoil over elections, rising cases in Somalia fuel talk of a new lockdown. Amid turmoil over elections, rising cases in Somalia fuel talk of a new lockdown. The health minister of Somalia on Monday proposed new efforts to curb the rising number of coronavirus infections in the country, which is battling a worsening caseload amid an impasse over elections …

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Tensions rise between Somalia and UAE over delayed elections UAE Violence civilians country Somalia

Tensions rise between Somalia and UAE over delayed elections UAE Violence civilians country Somalia

Tensions rise between Somalia and UAE over delayed elections UAE Violence civilians country Somalia Tensions rise between Somalia and UAE over delayed elections UAE Violence civilians country Somalia Two days after violence related to Somalia’s delayed elections, the country s foreign ministry has accused “external forces” for contributing to the problems At least five soldiers were killed and more than …

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Suicide Bomber in Somalia Hits Prime Minister’s Rally

Suicide Bomber in Somalia Hits Prime Minister’s Rally

Suicide Bomber in Somalia Hits Prime Minister’s Rally Suicide Bomber in Somalia Hits Prime Minister’s Rally The United Nations Mission to Somalia, which backs a 19,000-strong African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia, condemned the attack and called for those responsible to be brought to justice. The Shabab was driven out of the capital, Mogadishu, in 2011 but still holds sway …

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Somalia Severs Diplomatic Ties With Kenya

Somalia Severs Diplomatic Ties With Kenya

Somalia Severs Diplomatic Ties With Kenya Somalia Severs Diplomatic Ties With Kenya NAIROBI, Kenya — Somalia severed diplomatic ties with Kenya on Tuesday, accusing the neighboring East African state of meddling in its internal political affairs weeks before a crucial general election. The minister of information said Somalia was breaking off relations because Kenya had violated his country’s sovereignty. In …

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In Somalia, U.S. Troop Withdrawal Is Seen as Badly Timed

In Somalia, U.S. Troop Withdrawal Is Seen as Badly Timed

In Somalia, U.S. Troop Withdrawal Is Seen as Badly Timed In Somalia, U.S. Troop Withdrawal Is Seen as Badly Timed NAIROBI, Kenya — Somalis fear a U.S. decision to withdraw troops from their country will be seen as a victory for the Qaeda-linked militants who have wreaked havoc there for years, and sow the potential for further chaos at an …

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Trump Orders All American Troops Out of Somalia

Trump Orders All American Troops Out of Somalia

Trump Orders All American Troops Out of Somalia Trump Orders All American Troops Out of Somalia WASHINGTON — President Trump, continuing his end-of-term troop withdrawals from conflicts around the world, will pull American troops out of Somalia, where they have been involved in trying to push back advances by Islamist insurgents in the Horn of Africa. The Pentagon announced on …

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Pentagon Chief Visits Somalia Ahead of Expected Troop Cuts

Pentagon Chief Visits Somalia Ahead of Expected Troop Cuts

Pentagon Chief Visits Somalia Ahead of Expected Troop Cuts Pentagon Chief Visits Somalia Ahead of Expected Troop Cuts The Shabab have in recent months issued specific new threats against Americans in East Africa — and even in the United States. Earlier this month, a veteran C.I.A. paramilitary officer was killed in combat in Somalia. After a hiatus this year, Shabab …

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‘Why now?’ Dismay as US considers troop pullout from Somalia Donald Trump U.S. Military country al-Shabab

Somalia US Troop Withdrawal

‘Why now?’ Dismay as US considers troop pullout from Somalia Donald Trump U.S. Military country al-Shabab ‘Why now?’ Dismay as US considers troop pullout from Somalia Donald Trump U.S. Military country al-Shabab No country has been involved in Somalia’s future as much as the United States. Now the Trump administration is thinking of withdrawing the several hundred U.S. military troops …

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C.I.A. Officer Is Killed in Somalia

C.I.A. Officer Is Killed in Somalia

C.I.A. Officer Is Killed in Somalia C.I.A. Officer Is Killed in Somalia WASHINGTON — A veteran C.I.A. officer was killed in combat in Somalia in recent days, according to current and former U.S. officials, a death that is likely to reignite debate over American counterterrorism operations in Africa. The officer was a member of the C.I.A.’s paramilitary division, the Special …

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Somalia Worries That a U.S. Withdrawal Will Be Disastrous

Somalia Worries That a U.S. Withdrawal Will Be Disastrous

Somalia Worries That a U.S. Withdrawal Will Be Disastrous Somalia Worries That a U.S. Withdrawal Will Be Disastrous NAIROBI, Kenya — The American-trained Somali commando force Danab is usually deployed to counter the Qaeda-linked group Al Shabab: liberating areas it controls, ending its attacks on government offices and beachside restaurants, and targeting senior Shabab operatives. But with President Trump expected …

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