Thursday, January 23, 2020
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Turkey sets its sights on the Horn of Africa

By Ineke Mules Turkey is building on its already-strong relationship with Somalia as it accepts an invitation to explore for oil in its seas. Ankara has spent years building trust in the region as it seeks to increase its influence. … Continued

Land given to displaced Somali families in Burao

The municipal authority in the northern town of Burao, Somaliland, has provided title deeds to 450 internally displaced families, who have been living as squatters near the airport for the past three years. The municipality has given each family a … Continued

Nine injured in Somali bombing flown to Turkey for treatment

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Nine people injured in a bomb attack on Saturday in Somalia, including three Turkish nationals, were being flown to Turkey on Tuesday for medical treatment, Turkey’s ambassador to Mogadishu said. Mehmet Yilmaz told a news conference that … Continued

Al-Shabaab attacks challenge counter terrorism strategies

By The East African The increased number of attacks by Somali terrorist group al Shabaab in Kenya and Somalia could lead to security chiefs rethinking their counter-terrorism policy. In a year when the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) is … Continued

Somalia claims liberating 5 villages from al-Shabaab

Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia, Somali forces claimed to have killed at least 12 al-Shabaab militants and liberated five villages from al-Qaeda affiliated group in the country’s south. Hassan Adan Mohamed, a commander of the country’s elite forces, told state … Continued

Somalia-Ethiopia war forced Kenya and Iran to sever ties

By LEVIN OPIYO In early 1978, Kenyan-Iranian relations came under great strain over the Ogaden war between Ethiopia and Somalia. Kenya suspected that Iran was actively supporting Somalia and also arming it with weapons supplied by Britain and America. While … Continued

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