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By IndepthAfrica
In Somali
Oct 24th, 2012
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A woman identified as the leader of women for al-Shabaab is among dozens of suspected militants arrested in a joint operation by Kenyan and Somali forces. Some 72 suspected militants were detained and an assortment of weapons seized in Kismayo, Somalia, as the government and African Union moved to ti...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 4th, 2012
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Katherine Zimmerman, aei-ideas.org It is too early to celebrate the defeat of al Shabaab, al Qaeda’s Somalia-based affiliate. Though al Shabaab withdrew from a major stronghold in Kismayo, a port city in southern Somalia, this weekend, a series of questions must be answered before declaring the end o...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Oct 4th, 2012
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WASHINGTON, Press Statement Victoria Nuland Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 3, 2012 The United States welcomes the capture of the strategic port city of Kismayo by African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) peacekeepers and Somali forces. Al-Shabaab’s d...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mozambique
Feb 22nd, 2012
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Maputo – Mozambique’s airport company will spend $500m over three years to modernise its key facilities to encourage more foreign carriers to open routes to the country, its CEO said on Wednesday. “Our aim is to attract more regional and international companies to fly to Mozambique ...
By benim
In Libya
Sep 19th, 2011
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Tripoli – Tripoli’s port is back to near-normal business less than a month after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi, authorities said on Sunday, with the Libyan capital’s international airport also ready to operate flights. As cranes lifted containers and sacks of goods onto the docks, ...
By benim
In Libya
Apr 3rd, 2011
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At least one person was killed and several wounded early Sunday when forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi shelled a building in the rebel-held city of Misrata, a resident told Reuters. The shelling hit a building which was previously being used to treat the wounded from the fighting in Misra...
By benim
In Libya
Apr 3rd, 2011
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Benghazi – Airstrikes intended to thwart Muammar Gaddafi’s forces killed 13 rebel fighters in eastern Libya instead, the opposition said Saturday, but they described it as an “unfortunate accident” and stressed it did not diminish their support for the international air campai...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 28th, 2011
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Rabat – Libya’s Foreign Ministry declared a ceasefire in Misrata on Monday, the Libyan news agency said, referring to the western town where rebels earlier said government forces gained control of part of the city. “The Foreign Ministry… announces that anti-terrorism units hav...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 28th, 2011
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London – British jets bombed ammunition bunkers in southern Libya early on Monday after weekend strikes took out a score of tanks and armoured vehicles near the towns of Ajdabiya and Misrata, officials said. Tornado GR4s flying from Britain and refuelled in mid-air conducted strike missions aga...
By benim
In Europe
Mar 7th, 2011
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London – Britain said a “small diplomatic team” had left the Libyan city of Benghazi after trying to contact opposition forces, as rebels there made it clear they had refused to talk to them. “I can confirm that a small British diplomatic team has been in Benghazi,” Fore...