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Anti-terrorism laws have ‘chilling effect’ on vital aid deliveries to Somalia.

Strict British and US counter-terrorism laws are discouraging humanitarian organisations from delivering vital emergency assistance to millions of people facing starvation and fatal diseases in

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The Horn of Africa’s Growing Importance to the U.A.E..

The Horn of Africa is currently playing a pivotal role in the U.A.E.’s security interests at a time of international uncertainty, regional conflicts, and demanding

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Officials: Mogadishu Flights Safe from Laptop Attacks.
- Apr 26, 2017
The United States and Britain banned passengers last month on several Middle Eastern airlines from carrying laptop and tablet computers onto the plane. Officials cited airline safety concerns as the reason, ...
Top U.S. general in Afghanistan sees Russia sending weapons to Taliban.
- Apr 25, 2017
The head of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan said on Monday he was "not refuting" reports that Russia was providing support, including weapons, to the Taliban. General John Nicholson was ...
Four militants executed by firing squad in Baidoa city.
- Apr 24, 2017
Somali military court on Monday has executed four suspects linked to Al- Shabaab for carrying out blasts in the town of Baidoa, the administrative capital of Southwest lats year. The the ...
Homeland Security Secretary: ‘I Don’t Know How To Stop’ Homegrown Terrorist Attacks.
- Apr 24, 2017
John Kelly, the man in charge of protecting the nation’s homeland security, admitted Sunday that he has absolutely no idea how to prevent homegrown terrorist attacks. “There are so many aspects ...
Pentagon Chief Visits Djibouti, Sole US Base in Africa.
- Apr 24, 2017
DJIBOUTI — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has visited Djibouti, the tiny east African nation that is home to the United States’ only military base on the continent, in his ...
Afghan defence chiefs resign over deadly Taliban attack.
- Apr 24, 2017
Afghanistan's defence minister and army chief of staff have resigned in the wake of a Taliban attack that left scores of soldiers dead, the presidential palace says. The attack happened on ...
Police officer killed, two wounded in Paris shooting.
- Apr 21, 2017
A French policeman was shot dead and two others were wounded in a shooting in central Paris on Thursday night before the gunman himself was killed by officers, police and ...
Ethiopian withdrawal poses questions for future of Somalia.
- Apr 20, 2017
Ethiopian troops previously assisting the internationally funded African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) were suddenly withdrawn to Ethiopia a few days after the Ethiopian government declared a six-month emergency in ...
Two held over attack plot days before French election.
- Apr 18, 2017
French security services on Tuesday swooped on two men accused of plotting an attack just five days before the first round of the presidential election. The men were arrested in the ...
BREAKING NEWS:- Mortar attack kills at least 3, injures five in Mogadishu
- Apr 18, 2017
At least three people were reported to have been killed, and three wounded in mortar shells fired into homes in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Tuesday afternoon, Witnesses said. An ...
Terror fight near key African strait seen stymied by pay feud.
- Apr 18, 2017
Security forces protecting the semi-autonomous Somali territory of Puntland from Islamist militants on the approach to one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes haven’t been paid for months. The payment delays, ...
Most wanted terror suspect Fatuma Mohamed found dead.
- Apr 17, 2017
One of Kenya’s most wanted terror suspects is dead. Fatuma Mohamed Masou had a Sh2 million bounty on her head, and was the wife of slain terrorist Kassim Omondi, who ...
US strikes ‘kill more than 100 Shabaab terrorists’ in Somalia.
- Apr 17, 2017
US aircraft attacked southern Somalia on Saturday morning, killing more than 100 Al-Shabaab militants, including 20 commanders, residents and officials have said. Witnesses said the planes targeted the militants’ hideouts in ...
Death toll in bomb attack on Syria evacuees rises to 112.
- Apr 16, 2017
The death toll in a suicide car bomb attack on buses carrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns has risen to at least 112, a monitoring group said Sunday. The ...
IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan.
- Apr 15, 2017
Afghan authorities Saturday reported a jump in fatalities from the American military's largest non-nuclear bomb, declaring some 90 Islamic State fighters dead, as US-led forces conducted clean-up operations over their ...
US in Somalia for first time since 1993.
- Apr 15, 2017
The United States is sending troops to Somalia for the first time in more than two decades to help train the Somalian army. The US military is sending dozens of regular ...
Germany probes new message claiming Dortmund attack.
- Apr 15, 2017
German prosecutors are examining a third claim of responsibility for blasts that rocked Borussia Dortmund's team bus, it was reported Saturday, but no new suspects have emerged. With Dortmund players due ...
Dozens More US Troops Deployed to Somalia.
- Apr 14, 2017
PENTAGON — Dozens of American soldiers have deployed to Mogadishu to train and equip Somali and AMISOM (African Union Mission in Somalia) forces fighting extremism in Somalia, U.S. military officials ...

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