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Thursday, 05-28-15, 12:57MSF Forced to Close Dadaab Health Posts and Evacuate Staff Amid Escalating Insecurity[MSF] As violence and threats in the northeastern province of Kenya escalate, international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has evacuated 42 of its staff from Dadaab refugee camps to Nairobi. read more...
Thursday, 05-28-15, 12:38Al Shabab Leader Wanted By U.S Dies in South Somalia[Shabelle] Mogadishu -U.S. wanted senior Al Shabaab leader, Sheikh Hassan Turki, 73, has been reported to have died in Hargeisa-yarey area in south of Somalia's Middle Juba region after long illness. read more...
Wednesday, 05-27-15, 14:1311 Al Shabab Killed in an Operation in Central Somalia[Shabelle] Abdirazak Mohamud Tuuryare -Buloburde-Somalia National Army, along with African Union mission in Somalia forces launched an operation in Bulo-burte town in central Somalia's Hiran region, killing at least 11 Al Shabab militants. read more...
Wednesday, 05-27-15, 7:03Only One Officer Dead in Garissa, Says Police Chief[Capital FM] Nairobi -All the 59 police officers caught up in an Al Shabaab ambush in Yumbis village in Garissa County on Monday night have been accounted for. read more...
Tuesday, 05-26-15, 13:17KDF Kills Seven Al-Shabaab Fighters[The Star] Dominic Wabala -Kenya Defence Force troops yesterday killed seven al Shabaab fighters who had waylaid a convoy of Kenyan troops in Dhobley and took them into the heart of Somalia. read more...
Sunday, 05-24-15, 6:47At Least 20 Killed in Heavy Fighting[Shabelle] Heavy fighting between Somalia National Army and Al Shabab militants has killed at least over 20 government soldiers in Mubarak and Awdhegle villages, 70 km south of Mogadishu. read more...
Sunday, 05-24-15, 6:44MP Killed in Drive-By Shooting[Dalsan Radio] Somali Member of Parliament who was wounded in a drive by shooting has succumbed to the injuries in Mogadishu hospital on Saturday. read more...
Friday, 05-22-15, 13:27Illegal Roadblocks Mount in South of Somalia-Governor[Shabelle] Mogadishu -Somalia's regional governor of lower Shabelle region, Abdukadir Mohamed Nur said that illegal roadblock has been mounted an area between Burhakaba and Afgoye towns in south of Somalia. read more...
Friday, 05-22-15, 7:43Somalia Listed As Worst Country for Maternal Health[Shabelle] The British aid group Save the Children ranks Somalia as the worst country on Earth for being a mother. The ranking is based on statistics for maternal health, child mortality, education and women's income in Somalia. read more...
Thursday, 05-21-15, 8:59Burundi Might Leave Somalia As U.S. Cuts Aid[Observer] The African Union Mission to Somalia might have to work without Burundian soldiers who form the second largest contingent there. read more...

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