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How parts of Egypt's rugged Sinai peninsula have become a terrorist hot spot.

The sparsely populated region is behind only Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Somalia in deaths from terrorist attacks this year.

- Washington Post - US

Nothing Good to Eat? Blame Immigration Restrictions: New at Reason.

The Afro Deli feels like a cross between a Chipotle and a slightly upscale burger joint. It's brightly lit, with colorful menus displayed on large HD televisions. Uniformed workers tap your order into iPads and deliver your food on reusable plastic trays. On the strip of Washington Avenue that passes through the University ...

- Reason.com - US

Nothing Good to Eat? Blame Immigration Restrictions.

The Afro Deli feels like a cross between a Chipotle and a slightly upscale burger joint. It's brightly lit, with colorful menus displayed on large HD televisions. Uniformed workers tap your order into iPads and deliver your food on reusable plastic trays. On the strip of Washington Avenue that passes through the University ...

- Reason.com - US

Somali pirates caught at sea, transferred to Seychelles.

The men were transferred to the Seychelles under an agreement with the EU.

- Daily Nation - KE

News24.com | Somali pirates caught at sea, transferred to Seychelles.

Six suspected Somali pirates have been transferred to the Seychelles following their arrest for attacks earlier this month off southern Somalia, a Seychelles prisons official has said.

- News24.com - ZA

Warn youth on terrorists.

The Al-Shabaab man could be headed back home as other recruits have done.

- Daily Nation - KE

As ISIS Fades Al-Shabaab is Building its Own Islamist State.

© 2000 - 2017 Al Bawaba

- Albawaba - UK

Ahmed Iman alias Kimanthi flees after Al-Shabaab fallout.

Ahmed Iman alias Kimanthi is believed to be seeking to surrender to Kenyan forces.

- Daily Nation - KE

Kenyan Shabaab leader flees after fallout.

Iman says the killings were carried out to avenge the killing of radical Muslim clerics.

- Daily Nation - KE

News24.com | US strike in Somalia kills more than 100 Shabaab fighters.

US forces conducted an air strike against the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shabaab group in Somalia, killing more than 100 jihadists, military officials have said.

- News24.com - ZA

Somalia says it requested US air strike which killed 100 militants.

Somalia's government said Wednesday it had requested the U.S. air strike which killed more than 100 suspected militants on the previous day to help pave the way for an upcoming ground offensive against Islamist militant group al-Shabaab.

- The Daily Star - LB

Somalia says it requested U.S. air strike which killed 100 militants

MOGADISHU - Somalia's government said on Wednesday it had requested the U.S. air strike which killed more than 100 suspected militants on the previous day to help pave the way for an upcoming ground offensive against Islamist militant group al Shabaab.

- Reuters - US

Boko Haram and Shabaab will become deadlier as the Isis caliphate crumbles

As Isis continues to lose territories, many fighters are returning home, but many more are regrouping somewhere else or are joining other terrorist cells around the world.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

News24.com | Somaliland's ruling party candidate declared election winner

The ruling party candidate in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Somaliland has been declared the winner of the presidential election but the opposition claims irregularities in the vote.

- News24.com - ZA

Somaliland Ruling Party Candidate Bihi Wins Election

Ruling party candidate Muse Bihi Abdi has been declared the winner of the presidential election in the breakaway republic of Somaliland. The electoral commission said Bihi won 55 percent of the vote compared to 40 percent for Abdurahman Mohamud Abdullahi, the opposition Wadani party candidate. Faisal Ali Waraabe, of the For ...

- Voice of America - US

US Military: Drone Strike Kills More Than 100 Al-Shabab in Somalia

A U.S. military drone strike has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants in Somalia, U.S. Africa Command said. Military officials told VOA that Tuesday’s strike hit an al-Shabab training camp in the country’s Bay region, about 200 kilometers northwest of the capital, Mogadishu. “It’s obvious from what ...

- Voice of America - US

Over 100 Shabab Militants Killed in U.S. Airstrike in Somalia

The United States Africa Command said the airstrike was carried out 125 miles northwest of Mogadishu, the Somali capital.

- New York Times - US

US strike in Somalia kills over 100 Shabaab fighters

The US military has in recent months upped the tempo of its operations in Somalia.

- Daily Nation - KE

U.S. says airstrikes kill over 100 al-Shabab militants in Somalia after earlier attacks in Libya

Reflecting stepped-up targeting of extremists in Africa, the U.S. military said airstrikes killed more than 100 militants in Somalia on Tuesday and hit Islamic State ...

- The Japan Times - JP

World community has 'collective responsibility' to stop human trafficking, support victims

Source: UN Secretary-General Country: Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syrian Arab Republic, World UN chief highlights the urgent need to protect the human rights and dignity of migrants and to stop criminals and terrorists from preying on vulnerable populations.SG/SM/18793-SC/13082-HR/5376 Following are UN Secretary‑General ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

U.S. Says Airstrike Kills Militants in Somalia

The U.S. military said it conducted an airstrike in Somalia that killed more than 100 militants linked to al Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab.

- Wall Street Journal - US

US airstrike kills over 100 militants in Somalia

, November 22 : The United States military has confirmed that over 100 Islamist militants were killed in an airstrike launched against the al-Shabaab group in Somalia.A U.S. defense official said that the strike on an al-Shabaab training camp was carried out by a manned aircraft, CNN reported.The military's Africa Command ...

- Sify - IN

US strike kills over 100 Somali militants

More than 100 Somali militants have been killed in a US air strike against al-Shabab and al-Qaeda says the US military.

- SBS.com.au - AU

U.S. says air strike kills over 100 militants in Somalia

WASHINGTON - The U.S. military said it killed more than 100 Islamist militants in Somalia on Tuesday when it launched an air strike against al Shabaab, an al Qaeda-linked insurgent group that wants to topple the U.N.-backed government.

- Reuters - US

US strike in Somalia kills over 100 al-Shabab fighters

U.S. forces conducted an air strike against the al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabab group in Somalia Tuesday, killing more than 100 jihadists, military officials said.

- The Daily Star - LB

US strike in Somalia kills more than 100 Shabaab militants

The operation occurs 200km northwest of the capital Mogadishu The post US strike in Somalia kills more than 100 Shabaab militants appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

US says airstrike killed dozens of extremists in Somalia

U.S. Africa Command said the airstrike Tuesday was 125 miles northwest of the capital, Mogadishu and targeted the al-Shabab group that is loyal to al-Qaida.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Ruling party wins presidential vote in breakaway Somaliland

Bihi wins 55 percent of the vote, beating Abdirahman Iro of the main opposition Waddani party.

- Daily Nation - KE

Ruling party wins presidential vote in breakaway Somaliland

Ruling party wins presidential vote in breakaway Somaliland...

- MENAFN - JO

Somaliland's ruling party candidate declared election winner

The ruling party candidate in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Somaliland has been declared the winner of the presidential election but the opposition claims irregularities in the vote.

- FOX News - US

Claims African migrants sold for $587 at auctions in Libya to be investigated

The Libyan Government is to investigate allegations that African migrants are being sold as slaves at auctions.Tens of thousands of migrants, many of them from west Africa but also Bangladesh, Somalia, Sudan and Eritrea, are being...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

EU boosts budget for education in emergencies

Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Country: Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

After Huge Truck Bombings, U.S. Steps Up Attacks Against Somali Militants

The Trump administration has redoubled its campaign to defeat the Qaeda-backed Shabab, but the group has proved to be a potent and resilient killing force.

- New York Times - US

U.S. military builds up in land of 'Black Hawk Down' disaster

The Pentagon now has its largest military presence in war-torn Somalia since the deadly battle in 1993.

- POLITICO - US

Somalia's Siad Barre saves Amin from Tanzanians

True friend. Since the late 1980s, Somalia has battled with irregular regional forces, clan militias and now Islamist militant group al-Shabaab. But as a peaceful and stable country in 1972, Somalia acted as Uganda's saviour

- Daily Monitor - UG

Somaliland: Youth Severely Injures Friend after Squabbling Over Election Results

Somaliland: Youth Severely Injures Friend after Squabbling Over Election Results...

- MENAFN - JO

Justice for Somaliland Election, 2017- Petition to U.K.

Justice for Somaliland Election, 2017- Petition to U.K....

- MENAFN - JO

U.S. pursues quiet troop buildup in Somalia

The Pentagon now has its largest military presence in war-torn Somalia since the deadly 'Black Hawk Down' battle in 1993.

- POLITICO - US

U.S. pursues quiet troop buildup in Somalia

The Pentagon now has its largest military presence in the war-torn African nation since the deadly 'Black Hawk Down' battle in 1993.

- POLITICO - US

Somalia seeks help from US firm to further relations

Washington has allocated $900 million in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia Amisom.

- Daily Nation - KE

Report: ONLF Rebel Leader Illegally Extradited to Ethiopia

The controversial extradition of a prominent ONLF rebel leader to Ethiopia was illegal, a report by a Somali parliamentary commission said Saturday. Abdikarim Sheikh Muse, a top member of Ogaden National Liberation Front , which is based in Ethiopia, was handed over to Ethiopian authorities on August 28, after he was ...

- Voice of America - US

Saving Somalia Through Debt Relief

Somalia needs humanitarian aid to stem its short-term suffering, but that cash will not break the country's deadly cycles of drought, hunger, and poverty. To do that, the IMF must forgive Somalia's crushing debt, just as it has for nearly every other heavily indebted poor country.

- Project Syndicate - US

2 Shot Dead in Somaliland as Opposition Party Calls Voting Rigged

At least two people were killed in post-election violence Thursday in the breakaway republic of Somaliland, after one of the two opposition parties claimed "massive" polling irregularities. Hundreds of angry supporters of the Wadani Party took to the streets in three major cities, setting up roadblocks, burning tires, and ...

- Voice of America - US

Across Horn of Africa, 11.4 million children at risk

Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia The humanitarian situation is rapidly deteriorating in the Horn of Africa as a result of the drought and three consecutive failed rains. In Somalia, risk of famine remains. 11.4 million children are at risk of of malnutrition, water shortages, lack of health ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Pakistan: Stranded in Somalia, fishermen finally return home

Article | A fisherman himself, 88-year-old Jamal knew that the seas could be unpredictable. So, when his son Ali, who had left with six other fishermen, did not return around the expected date, Jamal did not immediately panic.

- ICRC - INT

Watch This Massive U.S. Aircraft Carrier Turn on a Dime

Task and Purpose, Jared Keller Security, Asia Who says that big ships can't have finesse?  The USS Abraham Lincoln is objectively not the most nimble vehicle in the Pentagon's arsenal. At 1,092 feet long, 252 feet wide and nearly 1,000 tons of naval engineering expertise, the nuclear-powered Nimitz-class aircraft carrier ...

- The National Interest - US

Pentagon steps up Somalia drone strikes

Washington, United States, Nov 17 - The US military has quietly upped the tempo of its operations in Somalia, conducting a growing number of drone strikes against Al-Qaeda affiliated Shabaab militants and other jihadists. Since the start of the year, America has carried out 28 drone strikes in the Horn of Africa nation, ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Security Council maintains partial lifting of arms embargo on Somalia for one year

The Security Council on Tuesday renewed until 15 November 2018 the partial lifting of the arms embargo on Somalia, authorization for maritime interdiction of illicit arms imports and charcoal exports, and the humanitarian exemption.

- UN - INT

40 Islamists killed in four days of Somalia strikes

The US military has launched five strikes since Thursday on jihadist positions in Somalia, killing 36 Al-Shabaab militants and four from the Islamic State group

- Daily Monitor - UG

Three US strikes in Somalia kill 'several' militants

Prior to this strike, US forces observed the al-Shabaab combatant participating in attacks on a US and Somali convoy

- Daily Monitor - UG

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