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‘Critical first step’: US Senate votes to repeal Iraq war powers

Al Jazeera 29 Mar 2023
Under the vague wording, observers have said that the 2001 AUMF has been applied to groups deemed to be affiliated with al-Qaeda in Afghanistan, Yemen, Libya, Somalia and Syria, among others ... ongoing uses of military force in Syria, in Somalia and elsewhere, rightly or wrongly”.

UAE, Qatar, Somalia, T�rkiye, UK, US issue joint statement on Somalia

Urdu Point 07 Mar 2023
to discuss Somalia’s security, state-building, development, and humanitarian priorities. The partners expressed support for the Federal Government of Somalia’s focus on counterterrorism and capacity building ... They also expressed concern about the ongoing humanitarian crisis driven by Somalia’s worst drought on record.

From the falling Rupee to America\u2019s war on terror: What the Pakistani media is talking about

Indian Express 05 Mar 2023
The Express Tribune (March 3) says, \u201cThe IMF loan programme is already costing the masses dear, as the rate of inflation, at 31.6 per cent, has risen to an almost 50-year high\u201d ... Refugees from Pakistan, Somalia, Iran and Afghanistan were called \u201ceconomic migrants\u201d (The Express Tribune, March 1).

UN appeals for unhindered humanitarian access amid clashes in northern Somalia

Xinhua 03 Mar 2023
6 after local clan elders issued a declaration stating that they are no longer part of Somaliland and that the Sool, Sanaag and Cayn regions are now governed by the government of Somalia. Guisse expressed concern about the humanitarian impact of the fighting which is ongoing at a time when Somalia is experiencing its worst drought on record.

US 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Somalia's Progress in Fighting Al-Shabab - Africa Command

Urdu Point 02 Mar 2023
Michael Langley on Thursday expressed cautious optimism about Somalia's progress in countering al-Shabab militants (linked to the al-Qaeda terrorist group, banned in Russia) ... Michael Langley on Thursday expressed cautious optimism about Somalia's progress in ...

International concern as conflict grows in breakaway Somaliland

Al Jazeera 01 Mar 2023
Qatar, Somalia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States have expressed concern over fighting around a disputed town in Somalia’s northern breakaway region of Somaliland, where at least 34 people were killed in clashes in early February.
photo: Creative Commons / Vladimir Lysenko

U.S. and others express concern at conflict in Somalia breakaway region

Reuters 01 Mar 2023
Feb 28 (Reuters) - Representatives from the United States, Britain, Qatar, Somalia, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey met on Tuesday and expressed concern at the conflict in and around Laascaanood, a disputed town in Somalia's northern breakaway region of Somaliland, ...

UAE and US join call for calm after Somaliland violence

The National 01 Mar 2023
UK, Qatar, Somalia and Turkey have also expressed concern after fighting in the region killed at least 34 ....

Reporters from independent Egyptian news outlet referred to trial

Reuters 01 Mar 2023
CAIRO, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Three journalists from Egypt's most prominent independent news outlet, Mada Masr, have been referred to trial on charges of offending members of parliament from a pro-government party and misusing media channels, the news organisation said on Tuesday ... and others express concern at conflict in Somalia breakaway region.

UN Expert Expresses Alarm At the High Number of Civilian Casualties in Lasanod Clashes

All Africa 27 Feb 2023
Geneva -- A UN expert today expressed alarm at the high number of civilian casualties in Somalia, following clashes between Somaliland security forces and clan members in Laas Canood, Sool region since early February ....

Islamists continue to abduct hundreds of Swedish girls

Blitz 22 Feb 2023
While thousands of women have been abducted by Islamists from Sweden according to media report, more than 900 children were abducted during 2021-2022 and nearly half of them were forcefully taken to Iraq and Somalia for forced genital mutilation and forced marriage.

What’s driving conflict in the disputed Somali city of Las Anod?

Al Jazeera 20 Feb 2023
Since February 6, there has been heavy fighting in the northern Somali city of Las Anod (Laascaanood) between troops of Somalia’s breakaway region of Somaliland and local militia from the Dhulbahante clan in northern Somalia ... Somalia's troops & those of Somalia's Puntland,have assembled at the border,for an invasion.

Egypt’s FM affirms necessity to reach GERD deal in meeting with UN HoA envoy

Egypt Today 16 Feb 2023
For her part, Tetteh expressed appreciation of the Egyptian efforts to support stability in the Horn of Africa, praising also the Egyptian efforts in enhancing peace and security in each of Sudan and Somalia. She also expressed keenness to maintain continuous consultations and coordination with Egypt in this regard during the coming period.

Arab popular sympathy, solidarity with Türkiye is no surprise: Yemeni Nobel laureate

Anadolu Agency 16 Feb 2023
Activists in Tunisia, Egypt, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Somalia interacted with the earthquake disaster, expressing solidarity with the two peoples, where they volunteered to collect donations and deliver them to the afflicted.

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