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Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/19/2022 11:05:08 AM
Egypt welcomed on Wednesday the successful holding of elections in Somalia that ended with declaring Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as the country’s new president, the Egyptian foreign ministry said.

World - Africa
5/17/2022 6:29:13 PM
Somalia's newly-elected president on Tuesday thanked his US counterpart Joe Biden for ordering the redeployment of American troops to the Horn of Africa nation to combat the Al-Shabaab militant group.

World - Africa
5/16/2022 7:18:10 PM
President Joe Biden has ordered the reestablishment of a US troop presence in Somalia to help local authorities combat the Al-Shabaab militant group, a senior American official told reporters Monday.

World - Africa
5/16/2022 11:22:06 AM
Somalia's international partners on Monday welcomed the election of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, who takes office after months of political instability and faces crises including a violent insurgency and devastating drought.

World - Africa
5/15/2022 8:18:15 PM
Somalia's presidential vote is proceeding to a second round Sunday after the first round of voting did not produce a decisive winner.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/4/2022 7:09:53 PM
Egypt has condemned "in extreme terms" a terrorist attack targeting a base belonging to the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) on Tuesday, which killed at least 10 people from Burundi, the Egyptian foreign ministry said.

World - Africa
5/3/2022 2:15:12 PM
Heavily armed Al-Shabaab jihadists stormed an African Union (AU) base in Somalia on Tuesday, triggering a fierce firefight that left an unknown number of casualties, a local military commander and witnesses said.

World - Africa
4/19/2022 6:41:16 PM
Twenty million people are at risk of starvation this year as delayed rains worsen an already brutal drought in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia, the UN warned Tuesday.

World - Africa
4/16/2022 12:51:54 PM
Somalia inaugurated 290 new lawmakers, bringing the country a step closer to completing a prolonged electoral process marred by alleged corruption and irregularities.

World - Africa
3/24/2022 4:34:14 PM
The death toll from twin attacks in central Somalia on Wednesday night has climbed above 30, the police chief in Beledweyne district told AFP on Thursday.

World - Africa
3/23/2022 2:01:22 PM
Gunfire erupted near Mogadishu's airport Wednesday as security forces clashed with armed men attempting to storm a heavily fortified area of the Somali capital, witnesses said, with Al-Shabaab insurgents claiming responsibility.

World - Africa
3/12/2022 9:19:40 PM
Five people were killed and three others, including a Chinese national, were wounded when "bandits" ambushed a construction site in a coastal region of Kenya, police said.

World - Africa
3/10/2022 6:53:13 PM
The United Nations warned Wednesday that it faces a crippling lack of funds to tackle Somalia's devastating drought, which has been "overshadowed" by other humanitarian crises including the war in Ukraine.

World - Africa
2/23/2022 12:31:53 PM
Vast swathes of land stretching from southern Ethiopia to northern Kenya and Somalia are in the grip of a severe drought that has left 13 million people facing hunger.

World - Africa
2/22/2022 6:15:57 PM
The International Monetary Fund could stop its programme in Somalia in three months if long-postponed national elections encounter fresh delays, a senior official told AFP, as she began a mission to the troubled Horn of Africa nation on Tuesday.

World - Africa
2/20/2022 10:10:55 AM
Somalia's president and premier have declared null and void a deal signed by their energy minister with a US company to explore for oil and gas off the coast of the troubled Horn of Africa nation.

World - Region
2/19/2022 8:29:40 PM
A suicide bomber killed 14 people in a popular restaurant in the central Somali town of Beledweyne on Saturday, on the eve of a round of voting there, police said.

World - Africa
2/16/2022 4:13:50 PM
An attack by the al-Shabab extremist group on Wednesday killed five people and wounded 16 on the outskirts of Somalia's capital, police said.

World - Africa
2/12/2022 2:54:46 PM
Sitting under the hot sun, hungry women and children await food aid in a camp on the outskirts of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. They have walked for days, fleeing the drought now ravaging a large part of rural Somalia.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/6/2022 6:44:27 PM
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt hopes for a speedy agreement among the various Somali parties over electoral procedures, putting the country back on the path to reconstruction and stability.

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