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AMISOM Force Commander Visits Troops In Kismayo, Urges Vigilance During The Electoral Process

0 Visits: 557 | Wednesday September 07, 2016 - 15:25:02
AMISOM Force Commander Lt. Gen. Osman Noor Soubagleh has heaped praise on AMISOM troops based in Kismaayo for the remarkable work they are doing in securing Jubbaland State.

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Museveni Expected In Somalia For IGAD Summit

0 Visits: 550 | Wednesday September 07, 2016 - 15:15:05
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is one of the leaders expected to attend the 53rd Summit of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in the Somalia capital Mogadishu over the weekend.

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Over Twenty Killed, Thirty Others Injured In Clan Clashes In Central Somalia

0 Visits: 533 | Tuesday September 06, 2016 - 15:17:30
At least twenty people were killed and more than thirty people injured after a fierce fighting between two clan militias broke out the in outskirt of Galkayo town of the Mudug region.

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Somalia Bans Kenya Khat Planes From Its Airspace

0 Visits: 1092 | Tuesday September 06, 2016 - 15:13:38
Somalia has stopped the entry of Kenya's khat planes into its airspace effective Tuesday, spelling doom for the sector.

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Somalia To Host IGAD Heads Of State Meeting This Month

0 Visits: 767 | Monday September 05, 2016 - 14:44:22
Somalia will host the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) heads of state Summit in Mogadishu on 10th of September.

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End President's Mandate On November 6, UN Tells Somali Leadership

0 Visits: 561 | Monday September 05, 2016 - 13:47:07
The mandate of the President should end on November 6, 2016 and a moratorium be effected to ensure the Federal Government and Parliament do not take any major decisions, the UN has said.

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Four People Killed And Four Others Injured In Clan Clashes In Sool Region

0 Visits: 526 | Thursday September 01, 2016 - 20:57:29
Four people were killed and five others injured Wednesday night in clan clashes in El Lafwyne, Sool region of northern Somalia, residents have said.

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U.S. Designates Former Shabaab Leader Allied To IS As 'Terrorist'

0 Visits: 492 | Thursday September 01, 2016 - 20:35:19
A former recruiter for the al Shabaab militant group who pledged allegiance to Islamic State was designated as a global terrorist by the U.S. government on Wednesday, a move that bars him from using the U.S. financial system, the State Department said.

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Puntland Reveals Plotters Of Galkayo Bombings

0 Visits: 491 | Wednesday August 31, 2016 - 21:38:42
Puntland has released the identities of the masterminds of last week's twin suicide attacks in northern Galkayo, which left over 20 people, including soldiers and students dead.

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AU Special Representative Commends Somali Security Forces For Preventing A Large Scale Attack on a Mogadishu Hotel

0 Visits: 465 | Wednesday August 31, 2016 - 15:13:48
The Special Representative of the AU Commission Chairperson (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira has commended the Somali Security Forces for preventing what would have been a large-scale attack by Al Shabaab militants, on a hotel in the central business district of Mogadishu.

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Suicide Car Bomber Kills 26 Near Somali Presidential Palace

0 Visits: 562 | Wednesday August 31, 2016 - 15:03:04
A suicide car bomber on Tuesday targeted a hotel near the Somali presidential palace in Mogadishu, killing 26 people, officials and medical sources said.

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Gunmen Attack Hotel Near Presidential Palace

0 Visits: 507 | Tuesday August 30, 2016 - 15:24:44
Gunmen have attacked a hotel close to the presidential palace in the Somali capital Mogadishu, according to local reporters.

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Two Al-Shabaab Suspects Arrested In Mogadishu

0 Visits: 519 | Tuesday August 30, 2016 - 15:17:06
Somali security forces on Monday arrested two Al-Shabaab suspects from Dharkenlay district in Benadir region after operation there.

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Interim Southwest Administration President Offers Amnesty To Al-Shabaab Fighters

0 Visits: 645 | Monday August 29, 2016 - 15:45:18
The President of the Interim Southwest Administration, Shariif Hassan Sheikh Adan on Sunday extended amnesty to Al-Shabaab fighters who renounced terrorism and violence.

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Two dead, Three Injured In IED Blast And Gunfire In Beled-Hawo

0 Visits: 685 | Monday August 29, 2016 - 15:35:11
At least two Somali soldiers were killed and three others sustained injuries in bomb explosion in Beled-Hawo city, near Somali border with Kenya on Sunday afternoon.

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Death Toll In Somalia Beach Restaurant Attack Rises To 10

0 Visits: 571 | Friday August 26, 2016 - 14:27:11
The death toll from an attack late on Thursday by Islamic militants on a seaside restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu has risen to 10, police said.

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Al-Shabaab Militants Raid Beach Restaurant In Mogadishu After Setting Off Car Bomb

0 Visits: 483 | Friday August 26, 2016 - 14:23:06
Al-Shabaab militants attacked a beach restaurant in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, with gunmen raiding the building after setting off a car bomb, police and the insurgent group said.

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Ex Vice President Buried In Mogadishu

0 Visits: 1053 | Thursday August 25, 2016 - 16:22:06
Former Somali Vice President and Defence Minister, General Mohamed Ali Samatar has this afternoon been laid to rest at a state funeral function in the capital city of Mogadishu attended by President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke.

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Somali President: UAE Supports Our Country's Construction Process And Fight Against Terrorism

0 Visits: 548 | Thursday August 25, 2016 - 16:17:09
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has commended the United Arab Emirates' outstanding gesture by President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to support his country.

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US To Provide Sh19bn For Dadaab Closure And Electoral Reforms

0 Visits: 459 | Tuesday August 23, 2016 - 15:29:43
The United States government will provide Sh17 billion for repatriation of refugees as Kenya pushes ahead with its plan to close the Dadaab camp by end of the year.

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AMISOM, SNA Partnership Key To Securing Somali Electoral process - Force Commander

0 Visits: 582 | Tuesday August 23, 2016 - 15:25:02
Tighter collaboration between the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the Somali National Armed Forces (SNA) will be key to securing the upcoming electoral process and countering Al-Shabaab, the regional body's Force Commander, Lt. Gen. Osman Noor Soubagleh said Monday.

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win Suicide Bombs Claimed By Al-Shabaab Kill 20 People In Somalia

0 Visits: 700 | Monday August 22, 2016 - 14:41:41
More than 20 people were killed on Sunday when suicide bombers from the militant Al-Shabaab group detonated two car bombs at a local government headquarters in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region, witnesses and officials said.

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