BELEDWEYNE, Somalia - In yet another horrifying attack, Al-Shabaab militants unleashed on food trucks on Friday night within the Hiraan region of Somalia, state media reports, leaving at...Read more
NEW YORK - The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously endorsed establishing a new peace mission in Somalia, effectively ending the mandate of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), which had been in charge since 2007.
On Thursday, representatives from various countries voted overwhelmingly for establishing the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia [ATMIS], which will operate in the Horn of Africa nation for the next 33 months. It is after that expected to hand over security matters to the Somali National Army (SNA). For over a decade, AMISOM has been working with local security partners to stabilise the...
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