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AU peacekeeping mission takes over command of Kenyan troops in Somalia

Saturday, July 7, 2012 Comments off

MOGADISHU, July 6 (Xinhua) — The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Friday formally assumes control of the Kenya forces currently fighting militant group of Al-Shabaab, the mission said in a statement received in Mogadishu. Read more…

War in Sothern Somalia:Another town falls to Kenyan military

Saturday, October 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 29,2011         Kenya Media
Saitoti: Kenya doesn’t intend to annex Somalia
Conflicting reports emerge over US role in war against militia
Kenya ‘not at war with Somalia’


 
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Muqdisho:Madaxweynaha Soomaaliya oo kahadlay Mawqifka Dawladda ee Soo galitaanka Ciidamada Kenya +

Monday, October 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 24,2011

Muqdisho,Somalia – Madaxweynaha Dawladda KMG Soomaaliya Mudane Shiikh Shariif Shiikh Axmed oo warbaahinta la hadlay ayaa ku tilmaamay in dawladda iyo shacabka soomaaliyeed aanay raali ka ahayn soo galitaanka ciidamada kenya ay kusoo galeen dalka soomaaliya. Read more…

War in Southern Somalia:Kenyan troops head to Kisimayu after Ras Kiamboni take over + Related News

Friday, October 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 21,2011             Kenya Media + VIDEO
Kibaki vows to defend Kenya’s territory

Kenyan forces capture Shabaab’s Ras Kamboni

William Oeri | NATION Kenyan troops heading to Amuma border entry point to flush out al Shabaab militants. The army captured a pirates haven of Ras Kamboni in southern Somalia on October 20, 2011 and were advancing towards the al Shabaab stronghold of Kismayu. 

Kenyan forces on Thursday captured a pirates haven in Southern Somalia and were advancing towards the al Shabaab stronghold of Kismayu.

Ras Kamboni was seized by troops which entered Somalia through the Kiunga border point in Lamu. Read more…

War in Southern Somalia:Kenyan troops seize key towns, kill 75 insurgents + Related News

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 18,2011
Kenyan troops advance towards Somali town of Ahmadow

 Kenyan troops seize key towns, kill 75 insurgents

The Kenyan Defense Forces have captured at least four key towns controlled by the Al shabaab militias killing at least 75 insurgents. Read more…

Kenya:Kenyan troops seize Somali’s third town – KBC News

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 18,2011
Written By:Mary Daraja/Reuters


Kenya launched an offensive with Somali forces on Sunday to secure its border after a wave of kidnappings by the Al Shabaab

The Kenyan military forces with the help of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia forces have taken control of a third Al Shabaab controlled town of Afmadow. Read more…

Kenya:Kenyan army in for ‘mother of all battles’

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 18,2011           War in Southern Somalia

Anthony Omuya | NATION Defence Minister Yusuf Haji (left) and Internal Security Minister George Saitoti when they faced Parliament’s Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee at Continental House in Nairobi on October 17, 2011. They were engaged in a closed-door briefing over Kenya’s engagement in Somalia.  Read more…

Somalia:Somalia’s Al Shabaab vows to “foil Kenyan aggression”

Monday, October 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 17,2011

MOGADISHU, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) — Somalia’s Islamists rebels Al Shabaab who control much of southern Somalia said on Monday that they will fight against Kenyan troops after they crossed over into Somalia to pursue the radical fighters. Read more…

Somalia:Kenya giving “logistical, moral”support in battle with Islamists – Somali gov’t

Sunday, October 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 16,2011
MOGADISHU, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) — Somali government officials on Sunday said Kenyan troops are providing logistical and moral backing to its forces battling with fighters from the militant al Shabaab group which controls southern provinces at the common frontier. Read more…