Inside Story

What's triggering tension between Somalia and the UAE?

The United Arab Emirates is ending a military training programme in Somalia and closing a hospital it ran in Mogadishu.

Somalia

UAE shuts Mogadishu hospital amid tension with Somali government

Sheikh Zayed Hospital treated mainly poor and displaced people in Mogadishu for free.

UAE shuts Mogadishu hospital amid tension with Somali government

Somalia

UAE plane blocked from leaving Somalia's Puntland

Somali officials at Bosaso airport insisted that 'heavy bags' be checked, resulting in hours-long row, local media say.

Somalia

Blast at Somalia stadium kills five football fans

Explosion during friendly match in the town of Barawe also wounded 10 others, government official says.

Blast at Somalia stadium kills five football fans

Somalia

Somalia disbands UAE programme to pay and train soldiers

Somalia said it seized several bags of money containing $9.6m in cash from a plane arriving from the UAE.

Somalia disbands UAE programme to pay and train soldiers

United Arab Emirates

UAE condemns Somalia over seizing cash 'sent to army'

Somalia said on Sunday it had seized almost $10m from a Royal Jet aeroplane that arrived at Mogadishu airport.

UAE condemns Somalia over seizing cash 'sent to army'

Middle East

Somalia seizes $9.6m from UAE plane in Mogadishu

The money, found in three unmarked bags, was seized from a Royal Jet airlines carrier at Mogadishu airport.

Somalia seizes $9.6m from UAE plane in Mogadishu

Somalia

African Union: 30 al-Shabab fighters killed in Somalia attack

African Union claim comes after armed group said it killed 59 AU soldiers in an attack on a base in southern Somalia.

African Union: 30 al-Shabab fighters killed in Somalia attack

War & Conflict

Al-Shabab attacks African Union base in Somalia

Fierce gun battle lasts for several hours after attack on military camp in Bulo Marer, 160km southwest of Mogadishu.

Somalia: Al-Shabab attacks African Union base

Somalia

Somalia calls for UN action against UAE base in Berbera

Somalia's ambassador to the UN says UAE's actions in Somaliland 'violate international law'.

Somalia calls for UN action against UAE base in Berbera

Somalia

Car-bomb explodes near Somalia's parliament

Two soldiers reportedly killed after explosion at a security checkpoint outside parliament in Mogadishu.

Car-bomb explodes near Somalia's parliament

Africa

Somalis unhappy with new sales tax

The government instituted a five percent sales tax, the first in nearly 30 years, as part of the conditions set by the IMF to relieve Somalia's debt burden.

Africa

Car bomb blast in Somalia's Mogadishu kills 14

Explosion outside popular hotel in Mogadishu kills at least 14 people and wounds 10, interior ministry spokesman says.

Deadly car bomb blast rocks Somalia's capital Mogadishu

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Africa

Ports war: Somalia bans Dubai ports operator

MPs in Somalia have voted to declare a contract with the United Arab Emirates null and void – endangering plans to develop a port in the Horn of Africa.