U.S. Diplomatic Staff Told to Leave Somali Capital
The U.S. has ordered all non-essential staff of its mission to Somalia to leave the capital, Mogadishu, citing "specific threat information" against them.
Deutsche Welle, 5 November 2017
The US has warned non-essential diplomatic staff to leave Mogadishu immediately after a specific threat against them. The warning comes as the US's African Command renews drone… Read more »
U.S. sends medical aid to Mogadishu terror attack victims (file photo).
Somalia: U.S. Warns of Threat in Mogadishu
Nation, 5 November 2017
The US Mission to Somalia has ordered all its non-essential employees to leave Mogadishu due to "specific threat information". Read more »
VOA, 5 November 2017
The United States has ordered all non-essential employees of its mission to Somalia to leave the capital, Mogadishu, citing “specific threat information” against them. Read more »
Dalsan Radio, 3 November 2017
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