Somalia

Federal republic in Africa

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Somalia, officially the Federal Republic of Somalia, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the northwest, the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Guardafui Channel and Somali Sea to the east, and Kenya to the southwest. Somalia has the longest coastline on Africa's mainland, and its terrain consists mainly of plateaus, plains and highlands. Climatically, hot conditions prevail year-round, with periodic monsoon winds and irregular rainfall.

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Security forces in Kenya killed three suspected militants from Somalia's Islamist group al Shabaab after they attacked a police outpost in Garissa county near..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

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They are believed to have been fighters from the Somalia-based al-Shabab Islamist group, police say.
Credit: BBC News - Published 2 days ago

At least eight Kenyan police officers have died after their car hit a roadside bomb near the Somali border. Eleven people were in the car when it hit the device..
1 week ago • WorldNews
At least 11 people were killed and 25 wounded Saturday in Mogadishu. The terrorist group Al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the pair of explosions in Somalia's..
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

Somali militants killed eight Kenyan police with a roadside bomb near the border between the two countries on Saturday, officials said, while another eight died..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab have been fighting for more than a decade to topple the Somali government and continue to wage a guerrilla war against the authorities A..
1 week ago • WorldNews
A car bomb exploded near the Somali parliament Saturday, killing eight people, emergency workers said, hours after militia executed nine civilians from a clan..
Credit: France 24 - Published 1 week ago

A roadside bomb hit a police vehicle patrolling near Kenya's border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the 11 officers inside, a police spokesman said.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

At least 10 police officers are dead after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspected extremist attack, according..
Credit: France 24 - Published 1 week ago

A roadside bomb hit a vehicle carrying 11 police officers near Kenya's border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the officers, the police spokesman..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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