Somalia Newswire

Somalia Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Somalia.

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  1. Mogadishu book festival brings Somali talents togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    ... is on social media have also been caught by the buzz, sharing photos and terming the event "books over bullets" and "Somalia rising".

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  2. Dozens killed as Somali Shebab ambush troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New Vision

    Dozens have been killed in Somalia after Shebab gunmen ambushed an army convoy, officials and local elders said Thursday, the latest battles with the Al-Qaeda-linked insurgents. Shebab fighters launched attacks on the army convoy near the village of Tulo-Barwao in the southwestern Gedo district of Somalia on Wednesday, a region bordering Ethiopia and Kenya, sparking intense gun battles.

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  3. 'Bigger than IS': The new teen jihadistsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... that's snowballing into something far bigger and more terrifying than IS. Abdi Rahman died at 17. He travelled to Somalia to join the terrorist group and, posing as a journalist, blew up himself and 24 others at a doctor's graduation ceremony in ...

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  4. Islamists kill at least seven in southern Somali attackRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Islamist al Shabaab militants killed at least seven people including a regional official and local police commander in an attack on a government convoy in southern Somalia on Wednesday, officials and the group said. Al Shabaab attacked the convoy between Garbaharey and Baladhawo towns in the Gedo region, near the Kenyan border.

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  5. Government troops kill 12 al-Shabab militants in southern SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | UPI

    Somalia's military says it killed 12 al-Shabab militants during a battle for the town of Garbaherey, in the country's southern Gedo region. At least one solider was injured in the clash, Xinhua news agency quoted Abdullahi Osman, Somali government forces commander in Gedo region, as saying.

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  6. 'TORTURED, KILLED' Family of US teen killed in Somalia wants answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Fox News

    ... returned home. Sent to Africa to be safe from gangs in Minnesota, Ammar was instead beaten and killed by locals in Somalia in May. His mother told FOX9 the teen may have been targeted because he was American. No formal homicide investigation has ... 6 comments

  7. Somalis in Seattle unite, salute their top cop and politicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Crosscut.com

    ... the Forum for Unity and Democracy (FUD) , which seeks to bring the local community's voices and votes to bear on Somalia's long-awaited elections next year. The program's cover showed, above the white-starred flag, a man with a politician's crisp ...

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  8. Australia's foreign minister had to intervene over PNG aid fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Asopa People

    ... Australian taxpayer dollar aid worth about $600,000. Nearly 200 tonnes of Australian food aid reaches famine-ravaged Somalia and is handed over to the World Food Program in Mogadishu, only to be completely looted, with the program confirming the ...

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  9. Where is my Islam?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | CNN

    ... of my father's prayer mat, made from goat-skin that became supple over years of usage in nomadic hamlets in central Somalia. I can still feel the texture and smell of the hide, though my father passed on over 30 years ago. My father and his three ...

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  10. Where is my Islam? The identity crisis of 21st century MuslimsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | GantDaily.com

    My most treasured childhood memories are colored by beauty associated with what Islam was in the society that I was born in and raised. One vivid memory of this childhood involves regularly sitting on the edge of my father's prayer mat, made from goat-skin that became supple over years of usage in nomadic hamlets in central Somalia.

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  11. Opinion: Muslim identity crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | CNN

    ... of my father's prayer mat, made from goat-skin that became supple over years of usage in nomadic hamlets in central Somalia. I can still feel the texture and smell of the hide, though my father passed on over 30 years ago. My father and his three ...

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  12. Somalia: Scores of Wounded Victims Airlifted to MogadishuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Media based in Mogadishu. Several others wounded victims including three African Union peacekeeping trainers and Somalia government commanders are expected to airlift in Nairobi hospitals for medical treatment. These victims were seriously injured ...

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  13. UN Envoy: Somalia Can't Afford More Political BickeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Voice of America

    Somalia lawmakers raise their hands during a confidence vote on Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, at the Parliament Building in Mogadishu, Somalia. The United Nations envoy to Somalia, Nicholas Kay, is criticizing an effort by some Somali lawmakers to impeach the president.

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  14. 18 killed in 2 bomb attacks in SomaliaRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A woman gathers her destroyed belongings in Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. Four people were killed when a parked car exploded near a bus station in northern Mogadishu, said Capt.

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  15. Aid fraud cases revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | NEWS.com.au

    ... it investigated the misuse of Australian aid money in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, East Timor, Afghanistan and Somalia. IN one case the head of the PNG Law and Justice secretariat gave himself and his staff an unauthorised 23 per cent pay ...

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  16. .com | Death toll rises to 20 in Somalia suicide bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | News24

    How viable are Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's latest efforts in fighting Boko Haram? News24 speaks to a senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies, Martin Ewi. Mogadishu - The death toll in a suicide car bombing at a military training base in southern Somalia has risen to 20, military sources said on Sunday.

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  17. At least 18 killed in Somalia bombings: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The China Post

    At least 18 people were killed in Somalia on Saturday in two bomb attacks carried out by suspected Shabab militants in the south of the country and the capital Mogadishu, officials said. In the first attack, a suicide bomber drove a vehicle laden with explosives into a base on the outskirts of the southern city of Kismayo, where African Union peacekeepers from Kenya as well as Somali government soldiers are stationed.

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  18. Car bombs kill 18 in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | North Denver News

    Jubaland forces and Somali residents stand near the site of a suicide car bomb attack near a military training base in the port town Kismayu, south of Mogadishu, Aug. 22, 2015. At least 18 people were killed in Somalia on Saturday in two separate bomb attacks carried out by suspected al-Shabab insurgents, officials said.

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  19. Beirut protesters clash with police Venezuela extends border-site...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | NWAonline

    ... soldiers in the southern port city of Kismayo, said Col. Mohamed Hassan, a senior Somali police officer in Kismayo. Somalia's al-Shabab Islamic extremist group claimed responsibility for that blast and said 100 soldiers were killed, according the ...

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  20. 18 killed in Somalia bomb attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Recordpub.com

    ... out of many of their strongholds, al-Shabab are still able to launch lethal attacks in the capital and elsewhere in Somalia. Later Saturday, four people were killed when a parked car exploded near a bus station in northern Mogadishu, said Capt. ...

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