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Somalia Focus

How American Special Operators Gradually Returned to Somalia

The death of Navy SEAL Kyle Milliken and the wounding of two more U.S. troops in Somalia this month marked the first deadly engagement for American forces in the country since the Battle of Mogadishu of October 1993. The two events differ in notable respects, not least in their magnitude—the battle of October 3-4, 1993, resulted in 18 Americans killed and 79 wounded. But both operations...

Did Somalia lose a future president?

Although Somali authorities have yet to announce the outcome of the investigation into the death of young Minister of Public Works Abbas Abdullah Siraji, 31,...

Relief convoy dispatched to Somalia

DUBAI: Dar Al Ber Society has dispatched its second relief convoy to drought and famine-hit Somalia. Unlike the first campaign that was mostly focusing on securing...

CHOLERA SPREADS RAPIDLY IN SOMALIA

Somalia, which has been hit by a drought and food crisis, is facing a resurgence of cholera with more than 25,000 cases reported since January, according to...