Monthly Archives: January 2014


Africa

Reaper Drones In Sahel Now Part of ISR Assets of French Armed Forces



Somalia

AMISOM troops have disrupted an anti-Mogadishu conference in Baidoa aimed at creating an autonomous state in southern Somalia consisting of Bay, Bakool, Gedo, Lower Jubba, Middle Jubba, and Lower Shabelle. The Sufi militant group Ahlu Sunna Wal Jamaa has urged Shabaab to lay down arms and seek an amnesty deal. In Barawe, Shabaab led a […]


Kenya

Kenyan security is on high alert following reports of an imminent Shabaab attack. In a boost to Kenya’s regional naval ambitions, an Italian ship-building firm is considering establishing a shipyard in Mombasa.


Libya

The son of a colonel in Benghazi’s special forces was shot dead and a friend was injured by gunmen; the attack follows the kidnapping of the son of the commander of Benghazi’s special forces yesterday. One man was killed and two injured in clashes between Benghazi’s Special Forces and the 17 February Brigade after yesterday’s […]