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Somali Forces Conduct Operation To Clean Up Roadblocks In Lower Shabelle

0 Visits: 413 | 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: 1394 | 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: 293 | 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: 271 | 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: 325 | 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: 298 | 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: 358 | 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: 302 | 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: 273 | 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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Education Ministry Announces National Examinations Results

0 Visits: 317 | Saturday July 30, 2016 - 11:58:46
The results of the National Examinations results for 2015 have been released with 12.7% of candidates failing to attain the required minimum grade.

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Puntland Hosts First Garowe International Book Fair

0 Visits: 350 | Friday July 29, 2016 - 10:58:42
Hundreds of publishers, poets, authors, culture buffs and book lovers flocked the East Africa University (EAU) campus for the first Garowe International Book Fair on Thursday.

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Forces Foil Suicide Attacks In Mogadishu – President

0 Visits: 274 | Thursday July 28, 2016 - 15:17:03
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has hailed the country's security forces for successfully thwarting numerous suicide attacks by Al-Shabaab militants in the capital of Mogadishu.

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Ex-Somali MP Behind UN Mogadishu Attack Described Legislators As "Apostates"

0 Visits: 283 | Thursday July 28, 2016 - 14:58:00
Ex- Somali Member of Parliament behind the car bomb attack at the United Nations gate in Mogadishu believed members of the Somali National Assembly were "apostates".

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Ex-Somali MP Behind Mogadishu UN And Airport Suicide Attack

0 Visits: 278 | Wednesday July 27, 2016 - 11:23:38
A former member of Somali Federal Parliament has been named as one of the architects of the suicide attack that killed several people near Mogadishu international airport on Tuesday.

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Somali President Calls For Amisom Reinforcement To Secure August Polls

0 Visits: 327 | Monday July 25, 2016 - 08:20:15
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has called for urgent deployment of enhanced combative force to crash the Al-Shabaab militant group to ensure the forthcoming elections are secured from any attacks.

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Concerns Grow Over Electoral Process Delay

0 Visits: 297 | Wednesday July 20, 2016 - 16:06:14
The fate of the much anticipated 2016 elections hangs on a thread wire as Somali political leaders run out of time to meet over the electoral deadlines, Puntland has reliably established.

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AMISOM Investigates Alleged Killing Of 14 Civilians In Wardinle, Bay Region

0 Visits: 340 | Wednesday July 20, 2016 - 10:53:50
The African Union force in Somalia said it is investigating the alleged killing of 14 civilians by Ethiopian soldiers, with witnesses claiming they opened unprovoked firing on a prayer meeting.

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AMISOM investigates claims of civilian deaths in Wardinle, Bay region

0 Visits: 264 | Tuesday July 19, 2016 - 21:34:26
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is investigating claims of civilian deaths in Wardinle village, near Baidoa town in Bay region, during an ambush on SNA and AMISOM troops by Al-Shabaab terrorists on Sunday.

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Boost For AMISOM As AU Adopts Peace Fund To Finance Peace Operations

0 Visits: 353 | Tuesday July 19, 2016 - 21:28:02
The African Union will raise $325 million annually to support 25 percent of its peace operations in a move that could help cover the 20 percent shortfall occasioned by the European Union cut on annual funding to the African Union's Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

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AMISOM's new Force Commander formally assumes office

0 Visits: 357 | Tuesday July 19, 2016 - 13:21:54
The new Force Commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia Lt. General Osman Noor Soubagleh has formally assumed office. Lt. General Soubagleh who replaces Lt. General Jonathan Rono arrived in Mogadishu yesterday to take up his duties.

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African Union To Pull Out Its Forces From Somalia By 2018

0 Visits: 250 | Tuesday July 19, 2016 - 12:18:48
The African Union (AU) is set to start withdrawing its standby force from Somalia in 2018, a senior AU official has said.

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New Battle Group From Uganda Deploys In Somalia

0 Visits: 274 | Monday July 18, 2016 - 17:53:36
The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) has deployed a new battle group to serve under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

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