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Hargeisa Mayor says market fire caused billions in damages

0 Visits: 675 | Sunday April 03, 2022 - 18:10:38
A commission tasked by Somaliland President Muse Bihi Abdi was sent to Hargeisa on Saturday to assess the total property loss in the fire that has destroyed much of the Waheen and to lead efforts to rebuild the market. The group told the media that a preliminary assessment is that the fire caused billions…

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UPDATE: Four Puntland soldiers, 12 al-Shabaab fighters dead in ongoing battle in Af Urur

0 Visits: 742 | Sunday March 27, 2022 - 17:19:52
At least four Puntland soldiers have been killed in ongoing fighting with the militant group Al-Shabaab in Af Urur area in Bari region as the state forces said they have neutralized 12 Al-Shabaab militants.

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Al-Shabab Increases Attacks as Elections Drag in Somalia

0 Visits: 856 | Saturday March 26, 2022 - 21:45:45
Al-Shabab mounted one of its deadliest attacks Wednesday, targeting elections at the regional presidential palace in Beledweyne town. Forty-eight people were killed and more than 100 others wounded.

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UN Security Council condemns Mogadishu, Beletweyne attacks, urge Somali leaders to resolve 'work together'

0 Visits: 842 | Saturday March 26, 2022 - 21:45:45
The UN Security Council has condemned the recent twin attacks in Mogadishu and Beletweyne which killed over 50 people and urged Somali leaders to unite against terrorism amid a fallout between the Prime Minister and the President.

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Qali Mohamud Guhad: The assassination of MP Amina was planned

0 Visits: 935 | Saturday March 26, 2022 - 21:45:43
The mother of the missing NISA agent Ikraan Tahliil Farah described the killing of MP Amina Mohamed as planned and deliberate, adding that she was directly targeted inside Beledweyne's Lamagalaay camp.

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Gerbaharey elections to be moved to Kenyan secured location in El-wak

0 Visits: 620 | Wednesday March 23, 2022 - 20:08:26
Elections for the 16 seats which have been a point of conflict between Jubaland President Ahmed Madobe and President Mohamed Farmaajo will now be moved to the border town of El-wak.

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Six Dead After al-Shabab Attacks Mogadishu Airport

0 Visits: 504 | Wednesday March 23, 2022 - 20:08:25
Police in Somalia say at least six people are dead after two gunmen attacked Mogadishu's heavily guarded international airport Wednesday.

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Our Soldiers Are Safer in Somalia Than in Kenya - US Army General

0 Visits: 600 | Sunday March 20, 2022 - 22:22:19
The head of U.S. Africa Command General Stephen Townsend has revealed that it is way riskier for their troops assigned to Somalia to operate from Kenya.

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Raila Details Billions Kenya Spends on KDF in Somalia

0 Visits: 509 | Sunday March 20, 2022 - 22:22:19
Former Prime Minister, Raila Odinga, has detailed the cost of the ongoing operation in Somalia, stating that sustaining the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) there is a very expensive affair for the Kenyan government.

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Somali forces kill suicide bomber, seize vehicle

0 Visits: 490 | Thursday March 17, 2022 - 19:30:38
Somali National Army (SNA) said Thursday its special forces, Danab, killed a suicide bomber and seized a vehicle laden with explosive devices in the southern region of Kimsayo on Wednesday.

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The seizure of more than 1,000 assault rifles en route to Yemen points to Iranian state-sponsored arms smuggling

0 Visits: 497 | Thursday March 17, 2022 - 19:30:38
US naval forces intercepted a stateless fishing dhow in the northern Arabian Sea. In what was described as a "flag-verification boarding", intended to establish the origins of the vessel, a cargo of 1,400 assault rifles and more than 200,000 rounds of ammunition were discovered.

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Somaliland leader Muse Bihi on US tour

0 Visits: 542 | Monday March 14, 2022 - 20:32:38
Somaliland President Muse Bihi arrived in Washington DC on Sunday on his first official visit to the US.

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Somalia faces crippling lack of funds to tackle drought crisis: UN

0 Visits: 532 | Monday March 14, 2022 - 20:32:38
The crisis in Somalia is predicted to worsen in the coming months as drought ravages the country and relief agencies struggle to raise funds for adequate humanitarian response.

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Prisons boss Gen. Adan cleared to run for MP, joins security chiefs heading to parliament

0 Visits: 620 | Monday March 14, 2022 - 20:32:37
Somalia's prison's boss Gen. Mahad Abdirahman Adan was today cleared to run for MP in South West state joining a growing number of top security officials who are heading to the federal parliament.

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Rochester resident running for President of Somalia

0 Visits: 490 | Sunday March 13, 2022 - 18:53:22
Abdi Muse Maahaay has a laundry list of ideas to improve the country he was born and raised in. The Rochester resident is running for President of Somalia with hopes of bringing change to the country.

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Somalia to license Bank of Egypt this month- Foreign Minister

0 Visits: 693 | Sunday March 13, 2022 - 18:53:21
Somalia is on the course to licence the Bank of Egypt to operate in the country, Foreign Affairs Minister Abdisaid Muse has said.

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Qatari-Somali ties set for further expansion

0 Visits: 514 | Sunday March 06, 2022 - 20:34:39
Qatar's ambassador in Mogadishu, Hassan bin Hamza Hashem, has praised the strong bilateral relations between Qatar and Somalia.

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Ex-South West state president bared from traveling to Baidoa for elections

0 Visits: 476 | Sunday March 06, 2022 - 20:34:38
Former South West state president Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden was barred this morning from traveling to Baidoa where he was to contest for a parliamentary seat.

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FBI election crimes investigator interviewed Somali American elders in Minneapolis.

0 Visits: 470 | Sunday March 06, 2022 - 20:34:36
The FBI recently questioned several Somali American residents living in a south Minneapolis highrise about their voting methods in a 2020 special city election, according to multiple firsthand accounts provided to Sahan Journal.

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What Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's new bill means for people of color

0 Visits: 502 | Saturday March 05, 2022 - 00:42:02
The Amir Locke End Deadly No-Knock Warrants Act would put limitations on no-knock warrants in drug-related cases.

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Puntland electoral commission announces name of candidates in Bossaso

0 Visits: 465 | Saturday March 05, 2022 - 00:42:01
Puntland's Electoral Implementation Team has released the names of 32 candidates running for 16 seats in Bossaso, the capital of Bari region.

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Farmajo to travel to Qatar as close to two-thirds of MPs elected

0 Visits: 450 | Saturday March 05, 2022 - 00:42:00
Farmajo to travel to Qatar as close to two-thirds of MPs elected Mogadishu (HOL) - Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo will travel to Doha on Saturday to meet with Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Emir of Qatar, Qatar's national news agency is reporting.

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