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Ex Vice President Buried In Mogadishu

0 Visits: 1465 | 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: 1056 | 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: 823 | 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: 1062 | 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: 1149 | 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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AU Special Representative Urges International Community To Help Somalia Hold Successful Electoral Process

0 Visits: 1036 | Thursday August 18, 2016 - 15:45:45
A successful electoral process will not only be a victory for Somalia but also the African Union and the international community, the Special Representative of the Chairperson of African Union Commission for Somalia (SRCC), Ambassador Francisco Madeira has said.

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AU, Somali Forces Kill 3 Al-Shabaab Militants In Somalia

0 Visits: 721 | Thursday August 18, 2016 - 15:34:19
African Union and Somali forces on Wednesday killed at least three Al-Shabaab militants during a security operation in southern Somalia.

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Over 300 Al-Shabaab Suspects Nabbed In Mogadishu: Official

0 Visits: 924 | Wednesday August 17, 2016 - 20:41:49
Joint forces from Somali government and African Union peacekeeping mission (AMISOM) arrested 313 Al-Shabaab suspects during a security operation in Daynile district of Mogadishu.

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Somalia Hires Lawyers For Its Citizens Accused Of Piracy In India

0 Visits: 1169 | Wednesday August 17, 2016 - 20:32:51
Somali government has said it has hired lawyers for its citizens under arrest in India suspected of involvement in piracy amid reports some have died in custody over poor conditions.

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Somali Government Confirms Sakoow Raid, Affirms Key Al-Shabaab Leaders Felled

0 Visits: 1172 | Tuesday August 16, 2016 - 15:48:38
US trained Somali forces have killed several Al-Shabaab fighters including senior commanders and Al-Shabaab technicals during covert operations in southern Somalia, the Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.

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US Confirms Operation In Southern Somalia, Declines Its Forces Were Involved

0 Visits: 836 | Tuesday August 16, 2016 - 15:43:12
The US State Department has confirmed an undercover military operation in Sakow, Middle Jubba, in Somalia's southern regions but claimed its forces were not involved.

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Somalia Faces Security Challenges From Local Politicians, Says President

0 Visits: 1073 | Monday August 15, 2016 - 14:06:31
The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has blamed local politicians and members of his government for the current insecurity gripping the country.

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Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud Assents To Human Rights Bill

0 Visits: 1036 | Monday August 15, 2016 - 13:49:51
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Sunday signed into law the Human Rights Commission bill, which effectively opens the avenue for the creation of the Human Rights Commission in Somalia.

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Somali Forces Conduct Operation To Clean Up Roadblocks In Lower Shabelle

0 Visits: 1126 | Monday August 08, 2016 - 18:41:46
Security forces have conducted a heavy operation to clean up illegal roadblocks set up by armed militias in Lower Shabelle region.

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The Date For The Next Election In Somalia Is Proclaimed

0 Visits: 4598 | Monday August 08, 2016 - 18:39:00
The Chairman of the Federal Indirect Election Technical Committee of Somalia, Omar Mohamed Abdulle on Sunday addressed the media, sharing details about the elections during a press conference held in Mogadishu.

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Sticking Points Remain Over Political Talks In Mogadishu

0 Visits: 1074 | Friday August 05, 2016 - 14:50:13
Political talks in Mogadishu entered into the second day with several major issues sticking out as challenges to the discussions.

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One Dead, 3 Hurt In Grenade Attack In Mogadishu

0 Visits: 1030 | Thursday August 04, 2016 - 17:13:18
At least one soldier was killed and three others wounded in a grenade bomb attack in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Wednesday night.

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Four Al-Shabaab Militants Killed In Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 1000 | Thursday August 04, 2016 - 17:02:45
At least four Al-Shabaab militants were on Wednesday killed in heavy fighting between the group and security forces at Bula-Haji, 90 kilometers west of Kismayo in southern Somalia, officials said. Spokesman of Jubbaland State, Sayid Ahmed told reporters that special security forces conducted the successful…

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UK Minister For Africa Meets President, PM In Mogadishu, Urges Against Poll Delay

0 Visits: 996 | Wednesday August 03, 2016 - 13:12:41
The election of a new President and Members of Parliament s in Somalia must be expedited without any delays, British Minister for Africa Tobias Ellwood said while meeting President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister Abdirashid Sharmarke on Tuesday.

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AMISOM Senior Commanders Convene To Review Military Operations In Somalia

0 Visits: 1045 | Tuesday August 02, 2016 - 14:23:26
The Force Commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Lt. Gen. Osman Noor Soubagleh, has asked senior military officers to review existing strategies to improve the efficiency of security operations and strengthen collaboration with the Somali National Army (SNA).

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Yet Another Car Bomb Seized By NISA Officers

0 Visits: 979 | Monday August 01, 2016 - 22:10:21
A day after after the Al-Shabaab militant group exploded two car bombs in an assault targeting the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) headquarters in Mogadishu, Somali security officers seized yet another vehicle-borne improvised explosive device parked along one of the streets in Abdiaziz district…

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Somalia Car Bombing: Al-Shabaab Claims Responsibility As 10 Dead, Including Four Militants

0 Visits: 1002 | Monday August 01, 2016 - 21:12:05
At least 10 people were killed including four attackers in an assault on Somalia's Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

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