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Dina Mufti told AFP, referring to the African Union force in Somalia...Ethiopian troops captured Baidoa from the extremists last year, and AU troops later joined them. "There is a firm schedule for Ethiopian troops to gradually withdraw from all of
The incursion into the central town of Guriel appears to be the largest movement of Ethiopian troops into Somalia since an unpopular Ethiopian invasion nearly five years ago. The al-Shabab insurgents are already fighting an African Union force in the
Dozens died in fighting between Al-Shabab rebels and Ethiopian troops near the central Somali town of Baidoa and another small town on Saturday, residents, regional officials and the Islamist rebels said. There were differing accounts of which side
Somalia (AP) — Witnesses say that at least 23 people were killed when Somali insurgents attacked Ethiopian troops near the two countries' joint border. Residents in Yurkud village say Saturday's battle lasted several hours.
Follow @nytimesworld for international breaking news and headlines. Ethiopia , which has deployed hundreds of troops in Somalia to fight Islamist insurgents, will withdraw them by the end of April, the African Union said Friday. Since Ethiopian
Kenya (AP) — Militants from the insurgent group al-Shabab appeared to be gathering hundreds of fighters and attempting to recruit even more in villages outside a Somalia border town invaded by Ethiopian troops over the weekend, residents said Monday.<
Somalia border reported Sunday that hundreds of Ethiopian troops had crossed into Somalia with armored personnel carriers, heavy artillery and tanks, opening a new front in an intensifying international offensive against the Shabab militant group.
Somalia (AP) — A convoy of Ethiopian troops entered Somalia on Sunday, residents said, in a possible attempt to open a third front against al-Qaida-linked Somali insurgents. The incursion into the central town of Guriel appears
Kenya (AP) — East African officials are considering having Ethiopian troops join the war in Somalia to create a third front against al-Qaida linked insurgents, officials said Friday, as around 400 Kenyan soldiers moved to the border to push toward a
Kenya The African Union is considering an ambitious plan to stabilize Somalia that could involve using thousands of Ethiopian troops to open a new front against the Shabab militant group, officials of the union said Thursday. The African Union's