"Somalia" ile Etiketlenen Konular
6 June 2016 21:11
Italian coast guard released footage of their rescue of 360 migrants crammed onto an unseaworthy fishing boat on Sunday (June 5) as they continued their operations in the Mediterranean to bring migrants to safety.
The migrants, including 55 women, some of whom were pregnant, and 40 children were rescued on Saturday (June 4) and brought safely to the Calabrian port...
26 June 2015 13:35
The al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militant group has claimed to have overrun an African Union (AU) military base in a village in the troubled southern Somalia.
Mohamed Abu-Yahya, a Shabab commander, said on Friday that the militants had taken control of the military outpost in Lego village, which is located 100 kilometers (62 miles) northwest of the capital, Mogadishu.
Dozens of members of the African Union...
7 January 2015 23:16
The al-Shabab militant group in Somalia has reportedly executed four people accused of spying for the United States, Ethiopia and the African country’s government.
The people were executed late on Tuesday by a firing squad in the town of Bardhere, in Somalia’s southwestern region of Gedo, which is considered as one of the militants’ strongholds.
The executions came a week after the...
30 December 2014 18:25
American political commentator and veteran journalist Jim W. Dean says Somalia has been in the United States’ “crosshairs” for a while.
“Actually, Somalia has been in the crosshairs for some time -- in terms of the al-Shabab leadership has been on the drone strike list for some time because they have been running major terrorist strikes. They have killed huge...
27 December 2014 16:50
The United Nations has denounced the recent attack by al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabab militants on the headquarters of African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
In a statement released on Friday, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned the attack, and conveyed his “sincere condolences to the families and friends of those who have lost their lives, and wishes a...
6 September 2014 17:14
Somalia is put on high alert due to possible retaliatory attacks by al-Shabab militants after their leader was confirmed dead in a US airstrike.
Somalia's National Security Minister General Khalif Ahmed Ereg told state television Friday night that security agencies have obtained information indicating that al-Shabab is planning to carry out a wave of retaliatory strikes against medical facilities, education centers...
9 June 2014 18:55
Former UN envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi has warned that the war-torn country was heading toward becoming "another Somalia" ruled by (foreign backed) warlords, in an interview published in a German weekly this weekend.
He also said that the entire region may "blow up" if a political solution is not found.
When asked what he predicted would ultimately become of Syria, the...
18 May 2014 19:27
The United Nations says it has deployed its special forces to Somalia in order to protect its staff including aid workers.
UN officials say the 400-strong force of Ugandan troops has been stationed at the Mogadishu airport.
"The deployment of the UN guard unit is an important step as we continue to expand our operations in support of the Somali people," UN...
30 January 2014 20:03
The United Nations is concerned over food insecurity in Somalia, saying the impoverished African nation is likely to suffer from below-average harvest this year, Press TV reports.
In its reports, the UN Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit (FSNAU) highlighted low rainfall and flooding as well as the devastating storm in the northeastern Puntland region as the key reasons for the...
24 October 2013 20:34
Press TV talks with Medea Benjamin, the co-founder of CODEPINK in Washington, regarding the United States’ drone strikes in several Muslim countries including Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen and Somalia.
Below is an approximate transcription of the interview.
Press TV: Just before we were going on air, I was reading a report in the Washington Post which speaks about secret memos that prove...