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  1. Somalia: Rebuilding of Mogadishu Airport, Seaport UnderwayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... terms of beauty and airport services. This is a major step in the construction face and it will change the face of Somalia," he said. In 2013, the International Civil Aviation Organization removed Mogadishu's airport from the 'Zone 5' list of ...

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  2. Young Child Forced To Smoke; Video Posted Online Sparks OutrageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | International Business Times

    ... users, are flown daily into Mogadishu airport, to be distributed from there in convoys of lorries to markets across Somalia. Britain, whose large ethnic Somali community sustained a lucrative demand for the leaves, banned khat from July as an ...

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  3. Man gets 30 years for Oregon Christmas plotRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    A 21-year-old naturalized U.S. citizen from Somalia was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb a 2010 Christmas-tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Oregon. Mohamed Osman Mohamud was convicted after a two-week trial last year on one count of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction, namely explosives.

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  4. Rebuilding of Mogadishu Airport, Seaport UnderwayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Voice of America

    ... terms of beauty and airport services. This is a major step in the construction face and it will change the face of Somalia," he said. In 2013, the International Civil Aviation Organization removed Mogadishu's airport from the 'Zone 5' list of ...

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  5. Somalia: Port Workers Protest Turkish Firm Take-Over of PortRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Turkey has been a key ally for the federal Somali government, and with major financial assistance from Ankara, development in Mogadishu is taking off at a fast pace. But not all are happy with the Turkish influence in Somalia.

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  6. Somalis in Minnesota: A second chance to get it rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    ... ISIS or ISIL. The media frenzy appears to be a sequel of sorts. Seven years ago, a group of young men went back to Somalia to fight Ethiopian troops invading Mogadishu, the capital. Somalia and Ethiopia have fought several wars over colonial border ...

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  7. Somalia Airstrike Targeted al-Shabab Leader, Camp, Official SaysRead the original story

    Tuesday | U.S. Department of Defense

    Manned and unmanned aircraft operated by U.S. special operations forces participated in an airstrike yesterday in Somalia that destroyed an al-Shabab encampment and a vehicle located at that camp, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said today.

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  8. Somali Port Workers Protest Turkish Firm Take-Over of PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Voice of America

    Turkey has been a key ally for the federal Somali government, and with major financial assistance from Ankara, development in Mogadishu is taking off at a fast pace. But not all are happy with the Turkish influence in Somalia.

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  9. Federal government opens conference on new deal in Mogadishu - Tuesday, 30 September 2014 05:38Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Walta Information Centre

    The Deputy Prime Minister and Religious Affairs Minister of federal government of Somalia Ridwan Hersi Mohamed accompanied by other government officials opened conference that will focus on federalism, new deal, the upcoming elections in the country 2016 and promotion of higher education in the country on Monday. The Minister for Culture and Higher Education of federal government Duale Adan Mohamed speaking during the opening of the seminar said the meeting has special significance to Somali people adding that experts from Arab league will be taking part in the meeting.

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  10. Somalis say they feel saferRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | UPI

    Residents of Somalia, an African country in conflict for over two decades, say in a survey they feel safer and more optimistic. A survey of 1,600 Somalis by their Heritage Institute of Policy Studies, based in Mogadishu, Somalia, added a perceived decline in violence was noted by respondents.

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  11. Mogadishu residents 'feeling safer'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Ghanamma.com

    ... but still stages frequent attacks in the city and controls many rural areas. In February, its fighters stormed Villa Somalia, a large complex which houses the presidential palace and other government institutions, killing 11 people.

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  12. Somali PM urges Somalis in Norway to rebuild the country - Sunday, 28 September 2014 06:42Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Walta Information Centre

    ... in the country. Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed and his delegation arrived in Norway days after he met with Somalia's international partners in London over the rebuilding of the Somali security sector and the national army as the war against al ...

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  13. Somali government plans to start negotiations with Puntland - Sunday, 28 September 2014 06:40Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Walta Information Centre

    According to a press release the Office of the Prime Minister of Somalia sent to WIC, the government is planning to open serious negotiations with Puntland to end political rift between them. Deputy Prime Minister Ridwan Hirse Mohamed said the Federal Government is ready to work with Puntland in an attempt to restore the lost confidence between the two sides and to preserve the unity of the Somali nation.

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  14. Somalia: Woman Executed in Rebel-Held Somali TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | AllAfrica.com

    ... coastal rebel-held town, 180 kilometers (115 miles) south of Mogadishu. Al-Shabab still controls 30 percent of Somalia after being pushed back by forces of Somalia's UN-endorsed interim government, backed by African Union troops. Witnesses said the ...

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  15. Former Ranger honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... Bowden's book, Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War, about the events that transpired in the ruins of Mogadishu, Somalia, but his character did not appear in the film adaptation. "It was semi-organized chaos," said Ritchie, flashing back to that ...

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  16. Somalia TV sales grow as many avoid public placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | TwinCities

    ... go to homes across the Somali capital to install new systems or fix faulty ones. The TV business is booming in Somalia, in part because of fears by people of gathering in public places such as restaurants that are targeted for deadly attacks by the ...

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  17. Somalia's Shebab stone woman to deathRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Arab Times

    ... with a series of hit-and-run style gun and grenade attacks in recent years, following huge losses of territory. Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab control large swathes of territory in the south and centre of the war-torn country, where they ...

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  18. .com | Somalia announces $2m bounty for al-Shabaab leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | News24

    A 2-million-dollar bounty is in place for information leading to the capture of the new leader of the al-Shabaab terrorist group in Somalia, announced the country's intelligence chief on Saturday. Ahmed Umar, also known as Abu Ubaidah, became the head of the new group after Ahmed Abdi Godane was killed in a US airstrike in southern Somalia earlier this month.

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  19. Somalia's Shebab stone woman to death for polyandryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Daily Star

    ... up to her neck before she was stoned to death by hooded men," said Ali Yare, a resident who witnessed the execution. Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab control large swathes of territory in the south and centre of the war-torn country, where they ...

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  20. Somali pirates killed in fight over ransomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Daily Star

    ... was flown to the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, where he was said to be getting medical care after being freed in Somalia, according to Germany's Foreign Ministry. A statement issued Thursday through the German magazine Der Spiegel, for which Moore had ...

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