Somalia Newswire

Somalia Newswire

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  1. Somalia: AU Forces Face Resurgent Al-ShabaabRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The Islamic State militant group claimed its first ever attack in Somalia earlier this week, though the claim hasnot been verified. Meanwhile, al-Shabab militants have stepped up their attacks as Somalia gears up for elections later this year.

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  2. The orange-bearded British jihadist leading an ISIS death squadron: ...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... first Somali base A former British-based hate preacher has re-emerged in an ISIS video, leading a band of jihadis in Somalia. Abdul Qadir Mumin used to be a key recruiter and facilitator for the al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab in Somalia after ...

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  3. After family tragedy, Concord man to receive posthumous Hero awardRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    ... moved to upstate New York to live with Mohamed's family. Mohamed, who was in his mid-30s, was born in Mogadishu, Somalia, and lived in a refugee camp on the Kenyan border for a decade before immigrating to the United States at age 18, Heath said. In ...

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  4. Levi Karuhanga, the General who pacified Liberia, SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    The late Maj. Gen. Levi Karuhanga has been described as a 'selfless soldier' whose contribution to the restoration of peace in Somalia, Liberia and Uganda can never go unnoticed.

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  5. Somali, AU Forces Face Resurgent Al-ShababRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Voice of America

    The Islamic State terror group claimed its first attack in Somalia earlier this week, though the claim has not been verified by forces on the ground. Meanwhile, al-Shabab militants have stepped up their attacks as Somalia prepares for elections later this year.

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  6. Struggling for survival in drought-hit SomalilandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 17 | Reuters

    ... her family have lost around 25 goats, sheep and cows as a harsh drought has ravaged livestock and crops in northern Somalia. The 50-year-old, who lives outside Botor village in the semi-autonomous Somaliland region, fears for her family's livelihood ...

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  7. Yusuf Deyr's Article Addressed to Prof Samatar Sounds Like Discriminatory and Tribal SloganRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Harowo.com

    ... international community and Somali federal government claims that Somaliland is part and parcel of greater united somalia which is not as we believe. In the in absences of our unity, our existence is in danger and any division between us will be ...

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  8. Al-Shabab Fighters Loyal to Islamic State Complicate Somalian SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Voice of America

    Al-Shabab fighters are seen marching with their weapons during exercises on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia. Some al-Shabab members are fleeing to the capital and to areas near the border with Kenya because they were overpowered in the region of Middle Juba.

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  9. Ex-DC bureaucrat who once tried to fix failing schools now trying to fix SomaliaRead the original story

    Wednesday | Stars and Stripes

    ... trying to turn around a failed state. The former D.C. bureaucrat known as Dr. O has a new title: foreign minister of Somalia. Each morning, Omer climbs into a bulletproof SUV for the drive to his office, surrounded by young armed men in green ...

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  10. Terrorism Part III: Al-ShabaabRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Glenn Beck

    ... militancy and boast a troop strength of between 7,000 to 9,000 militants. In 2006, Al-Shabaab gained control over Somalia's capital city Mogadishu, raising the fear in Ethiopia that the group's violence would spill over into their country. So, in ...

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  11. Ethiopia freed itself and maintained regional stability with nuanced policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Walta Information Centre

    ... Al-Qaeda terrorist group and another 17 were wounded. Again, a car bombing perpetrated by Al-Shabaab in Mogadishu, Somalia, killed at least three people die and 5 others were wounded. The list is long. We have seen similar tragedies again and again ...

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  12. EU reiterates continued support for AMISOMRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New Vision

    The EU ambassador emphasized AMISOM was important in the fight against terror and must be given the necessary support by the international community Ambassador Cervone d'Urso, who spoke at a media briefing, this week, said EU's move to cut funding to AMISOM should not be misconstrued as a sign of bad relations, adding that the reduction was a result of competing priorities in Africa and the world in general Mogadishu - The European Union will continue supporting AMISOM in its efforts to stabilize Somalia despite the recent funding cut, the trade bloc's ambassador to Somalia, Michele Cervone d'Urso, has reiterated.

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  13. Sustaining Somalia's ProgressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Walta Information Centre

    Last week, the United Nations Security Council expressed 'grave concern' at the fragility of the security situation in Somalia, urged for progress on the constitutional review process in the country and for the completion of the Federal State formation process to be accelerated. Indeed, Somalia has come a long way.

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  14. Amoud University is a Home Of Prosperity And Ocean of KnowledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Harowo.com

    ... of prosperity, peace, development and encouraged other communities not only in Awdal region but also other parts of Somalia nation to create and starts higher education. It's a center of excellence and factory produced unlimited numbers of students ...

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  15. Somalia: AMISOM Rubbishes Isil Attack Claim in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AllAfrica.com

    African Union Mission in Somalia AMISOM has dismissed report by the Islamic state that carried out an attack on AU forces. ISIL Al Amaq News Agency reported on Monday saying the group has successifully carried first attack in Somali soil by destroying AMISOM personnel carrier in the outskirts of Mogadishu.

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  16. Somaliland is short of any diplomatic strategy and skills to conduct negotiationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Harowo.com

    President Silanyo government is shorty of any diplomatic strategy and skills to conduct negotiation with Somali federal government and therefore the possibility that we attain the desired result from Somali federal government is in bottleneck. Beforehand Somaliland could pure talks with Somalia, three elements are necessary to know.

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  17. Canada 'does not and will not' pay ransom to terrorists, Trudeau saysRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... Red Deer, Alta., and Australian photographer Nigel Brennan were seized by young gunmen near strife-torn Mogadishu, Somalia, in August 2008. Both were released in November 2009 after their families paid a ransom. COMMENTING ETIQUETTE: To encourage ...

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  18. Canada 'does not and will not' pay ransom to terrorists: TrudeauRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Globe and Mail

    ... f Red Deer, Alta., and Australian photographer Nigel Brennan were seized by young gunmen near strife-torn Mogadishu, Somalia, in August 2008. Both were released in November 2009 after their families paid a ransom.

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  19. Are you successful in America?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    ... Howard Wasdin. Wasdin was medically discharged from his military service after being shot three times in Mogadishu, Somalia, known as one of the world's most lawless places; his leg was nearly blown off. For those unfamiliar, it was the operation ...

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  20. Al-Shabaab attacks Somali military baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Iol.co.za

    ... troops to reinforce the base, killed 11 soldiers and seized seven guns. The Islamist group, which wants to topple Somalia's Western-backed government, carries out frequent attacks on military targets and civilian facilities like hotels and ...

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