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Puntland And Galmudug Forces Engage In Fresh Fighting In Galkacyo

0 Visits: 347 | Tuesday October 11, 2016 - 18:54:37
Puntland and Galmudug forces engage fresh fighting on this Monday evening, hours after ceasefire agreement brokered by local elders came into effect.

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Two Killed In Clashes Between Puntland And Galmudug In Central Somalia

0 Visits: 600 | Tuesday October 11, 2016 - 18:50:09
At least two people have been killed and five others wounded after clashes flared up between Puntland and Galmudug troops in Galkayo.

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Federal Government Activities in the Past Week

0 Visits: 545 | Monday October 10, 2016 - 20:35:39
Mogadishu, 09 October 2016 – The Minister of Information, Mohamed Abdi Hayir 'Mareye' briefed the media on the development and security activities of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) in past week.

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Somali Indirect Electoral Team Extends Upper House Candidates Submission Date

0 Visits: 524 | Thursday October 06, 2016 - 10:49:19
Somali Indirect Electoral Implementation Team has extended the date of upper House candidate's list submission to two more days.

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Over 10 Al-Shabaab Fighters Killed In An Operation at K50

0 Visits: 323 | Wednesday October 05, 2016 - 20:14:16
Somalia's defense ministry has given further details about an operation in K50 in Lower Shabelle region that saw the death of more than ten Al-Shabaab fighters.

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Four People Injured After Bomb Explosion Went Off On Busy Street In Somali Capital- Mogadishu

0 Visits: 385 | Wednesday October 05, 2016 - 20:11:29
Four people including university lecturer sustained varying injuries after bomb attached to a luxury car went off on Tuesday, in Mogadishu's Wadajir district.

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Grenade Explosion In Kismayo

0 Visits: 328 | Tuesday October 04, 2016 - 20:49:38
Somalia's National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) base was targeted in a grenade attack on Tuesday, in Kismayo city, regional capital of Jubaland.

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Somali Electoral Commission Fears Another Delay For Unresolved Issues

0 Visits: 321 | Tuesday October 04, 2016 - 20:44:49
The Interim Somali Federal Elections Commission has stressed its concern over another delay in the upcoming historic elections in the country.

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Somali Forces Kill Several Al-Shabaab Fighters In Southern Somalia, Recover Weapons

0 Visits: 347 | Monday October 03, 2016 - 15:18:39
Somali National Army (SNA) have killed several Al-Shabaab fighters and recovered weapons during a raid on the group's training camp in the outskirt of Diinsoor in southern Somalia.

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Somalia's Intelligence Agency Chief Fires Over 1000 Intelligence Personnel

0 Visits: 392 | Monday October 03, 2016 - 15:13:25
Somalia's Intelligence Agency chief has fired 1,500 intelligence staff on Sunday, in a new shakeup of the Intelligence agency following intensified attacks by Al Shabaab group in the capital of Mogadishu.

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At least 17 Somali Soldiers Killed In Inter-regional Fighting - Officials

0 Visits: 303 | Wednesday September 28, 2016 - 19:37:23
At least 17 soldiers were killed in clashes overnight between forces from two semi-autonomous regions of northern Somalia, local officials said on Wednesday.

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Gunmen Shoot Dead Somalia Journalist In Capital: Colleague.

0 Visits: 446 | Wednesday September 28, 2016 - 13:34:50
A colleague says unidentified gunmen have shot dead a journalist in Somalia's capital.

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Somali President's Stay In Office Extended Further As Poll Teams Push Vote To Nov 30

0 Visits: 255 | Tuesday September 27, 2016 - 15:54:34
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud will have another 30 days stay at Villa Somalia on top of the 50 days already added to his term thanks to the new electoral timelines released by the Federal and State level electoral teams.

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Somali Federal Indirect Electoral Commission Modifies 2016 Elections' Timetables

0 Visits: 334 | Tuesday September 27, 2016 - 15:50:08
Somali Federal Indirect Electoral Commission has issued a new timetable for this year's general elections after three days of closed door meeting in Mogadishu.

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Somalia's President Calls To Adhere To Elections Roadmap

0 Visits: 290 | Thursday September 22, 2016 - 19:07:29
Speaking to the media on Wednesday, President Hassan Shaikh Mahmoud has urged stakeholders to respect candidates' rights and elections roadmap, Garowe Online reports.

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Galmudug State Of Somalia To Mobilize Security Forces For Elections

0 Visits: 454 | Thursday September 22, 2016 - 08:17:50
The Interim Administration of Galmudug on Tuesday called for the security forces of the state to make final preparations to secure the upcoming elections.

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Kenya And Somalia Plan Free Visa Pact

0 Visits: 319 | Wednesday September 21, 2016 - 21:27:23
Kenya is eying a free visa pact with Somalia as part of a diplomatic offshoot of the recent miraa export row with the Horn of Africa nation.

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Theresa May: UK Will Send More Troops To Somalia To Fight Al-Shabaab

0 Visits: 293 | Wednesday September 21, 2016 - 14:09:40
British Prime Minister Theresa May has called on the United Nations to "modernise and adapt" in order to fight the challenges of the 21st Century especially terrorism.

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Electoral Security Committee Meets In Mogadishu

0 Visits: 262 | Tuesday September 20, 2016 - 14:55:36
The security committee tasked to provide security to ensure peaceful elections during the upcoming electoral process in Somalia on Monday held a meeting in Mogadishu.

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Kenya: World Court Has No Jurisdiction In Somalia Dispute

0 Visits: 376 | Tuesday September 20, 2016 - 14:52:08
Kenya says that the International Court of Justice has no jurisdiction in a case filed by Somalia covering a dispute over potentially oil-rich seabed off the two countries' Indian Ocean coasts.

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Jowhar Meeting On The Verge Of Collapse

0 Visits: 232 | Monday September 19, 2016 - 15:26:18
The inter-regional state formation conference in Jowhar town is on the verge of collapse after the stakeholders and IGAD envoy have failed to reach a consensus on the process.

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Somali General, 7 Bodyguards Killed In Car Bomb Attack In Mogadishu

0 Visits: 256 | Monday September 19, 2016 - 15:21:13
A Somali National Army general and at least seven of his bodyguards were killed when a car bomb targeting their convoy detonated, a police colonel said.

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