Ethiopian troops kill Al-Shabaab militants in Southern Somalia

Al-Shabaab has lost grip of strategic towns within Lower Shabelle and Middle Jubba, where they have enjoyed a monopoly for years.

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Farmajo request to deploy Danab to Mogadishu ahead of protests turned down

An official said its top commander had been asked by Farmajo to relocate some of Danab troops to Mogadishu ahead of last week’s protests, but the request was turned down.

  • Somalia


  • 01:49PM

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