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Somali army kills over 70 militants in southern region

Mogadishu: Somali National Army (SNA) and regional Jubaland State forces killed more than 70 al-Shabab militants after conducting an operation at Aboodin area in Lower Jubba region in southern Somalia on Friday evening, local media said.

UNSC renews sanctions regime on Somalia-based terror group Al-Shabaab

The UN Security Council on Friday adopted two separate resolutions to renew the sanctions regime on Somalia-based Al-Shabaab and to lift the arms embargo on the Somali government.

Flash floods in Somalia claims 14 lives

Mogadishu: The United Nations humanitarian organization Saturday said that at least 14 people have died in Somalia as a result of flash floods and riverine floods brought on by intense rainfall.

Somalia: Insecurity worsens, civilians pay the price

Insecurity persists in Somalia, with extremist group Al-Shabaab and fighting in the Laascaanood region taking a heavy toll on civilians, the UN envoy for the country told the Security Council on Thursday.

Al-Shabaab militants kill 167 Ethiopian soldiers in Somalia

At least 167 Ethiopian soldiers were killed in an ambush by militants of the radical Islamist group Al-Shabaab in western Somalia, the Somali Guardian news portal reported on Sunday, citing the group.

‘Immense tragedy’ underscores need to address unexploded ordnance danger in Somalia

Greater efforts are needed to protect civilians in Somalia from unexploded weapons of war, the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) said on Monday in the wake of a recent deadly incident in the south of the country.

WHO strongly condemns deadly attack in Somalia

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday condemned in the strongest possible terms the deadly attack on the Pearl Beach Hotel and Restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia, that left 16 dead, including a staff member.

Somali forces gun down 20 al-Shabab militants

Mogadishu: The Somali National Army killed 20 al-Shabab militants during an operation Wednesday in the country's southern region of Lower Shabelle.

Somalia says army kills 8 al-Shabab militants

Mogadishu: The Somali National Army (SNA) killed eight al-Shabab militants and arrested two others in the central Galgadud region, an SNA officer confirmed.

Somalia: Al-Shabaab terrorists attack African Union military base

Al-Shabaab terrorists attacked an African Union military base in Somalia on Friday, media reports said.

New settlement opens for latest Somali refugees in Ethiopia

New York: As part of his “solidarity visit” to Somalia on Tuesday in the midst of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday that he was on the ground “to ring the alarm on the need of massive international support” for the country.

In Mogadishu, UN chief urges ‘massive international support’ for Somalia

New York: Continuing his tradition of carrying out solidarity visits to Muslim countries during the Holy Month of Ramadan, the United Nations chief today landed in Somalia, where he underlined the need for international engagement to alleviate the country’s dire humanitarian situation and aid with state-building efforts.

Somalia: $2.6 billion appeal to aid millions still on the brink of famine

New York: The UN’s Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Adam Abdelmoula, made a passionate appeal for sustained support for the country’s most vulnerable on Wednesday, where climate shocks and protracted conflict have created one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world.

Somalia: UN official underlines need to advance women’s participation in public life

New York: Despite many challenges, Somalia has made significant progress in advancing key national priorities, but enhancing women’s political participation remains critical, UN Deputy Special Representative in the country, Anita Kiki Gbeho, told the Security Council on Wednesday.

Somali forces kill 117 al-Shabab militants

Mogadishu: The Somali National Army (SNA) and Galmudug regional forces backed by international partners killed 117 al-Shabab militants in a fierce fighting in the central part of the country on Friday evening, a military official said.