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ICE Flight Deporting 92 Somali Nationals Stops Short of Somalia, Returns to US An Immigrations and Customs Enforcement spokesperson confirmed the flight initially landed in the West African nation of Senegal Thursday and was rerouted to Miami ... | 3 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Minneapolis, Minnesota
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UN: 4,500 Civilians Killed, Wounded in Somalia Since 2016 The United Nations says more than 4,500 civilians have been killed or wounded in the conflict in Somalia since the start of 2016. The U.N. Human Rights Office and the U.N. Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) have issued a new report that implicates part
Voice of America | 12 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Pentagon Foresees at Least Two More Years of Combat in Somalia In a proposal, the Defense Department is also seeking looser oversight of its operations in Somalia, where it doubled the number of airstrikes it carried out this year.
New York Times | 15 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Not enough being done to shield civilians from violence in Somalia — UN report The armed conflict in Somalia continues to exact a heavy toll on civilians, damaging infrastructure and livelihoods, displacing millions of people, and impeding access to humanitarian relief for communities in need, according to a United Nations report la
UN News Centre | Dec 10, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somalia veterans malaria drug case is too old to proceed, federal lawyer argues Plaintiffs seek class-action certification for suit after what they say is permanent damage caused by mefloquine, which they were forced to take during the 1990s mission to the East African country
The Globe and Mail | Dec 9, 2017 12:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Drones could be game-changer in Somalia's fight against al-Shabab A former U.S. intelligence officer has donated drones to Somali police to help clear areas where there may be roadside bombs
CBS News | Dec 8, 2017 1:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How drones could save lives in Somalia's battle against al-Shabab A former member of U.S. military intelligence is helping fight one of the deadliest terror groups in Africa. He is also a pioneer in the U.S. military's use of drones and is now using that expertise to help Somalia in its fight against the Al-Qaeda-linked
CBS News | Dec 8, 2017 1:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Evan Peters and Barhad Abdi elevate glib, overdone 'The Pirates of Somalia' Serving as something of a flipside to 2013s Tom Hanks-starring Captain Phillips, Brian Buckleys The Pirates of Somalia, based on a memoir by Jay Bahadur, finds itself navigating some choppy tonal waters prior to emerging as an engagingly performed take on
Los Angeles Times | Dec 8, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The Latest: Somalia calls Trump Jerusalem move 'dangerous' JERUSALEM (AP) The Latest on the fallout from President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital (all times local):
Yahoo! News | Dec 7, 2017 10:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dozens of Ugandan troops withdrawn from Somalia duty Uganda's military says it has begun withdrawing dozens of its troops from peacekeeping duty in Somalia. | Dec 7, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Eau Claire, Wisconsin