Somalia Newswire

Somalia Newswire

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  1. Oklahoma program offers horse therapy for veteransRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Advance

    ... stress disorder and uses horses to combat its symptoms. Garrison, who served in Vietnam, the Gulf War and Mogadishu, Somalia, said horses have a unique way of relating to the rider. During the last class, Garrison said a retired army veteran with a ...

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  2. In Kenya, the world's largest refugee camp is invited to please shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    Nafiso Mohamed Noor says she never wants to go back to Somalia. But if the Kenyan government follows through with its plan to close the world's largest refugee camp by the end of the year, she may not have a choice.

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  3. Somaliland Book Festival Aims to Promote Culture, Preserve LanguageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Voice of America

    ... representatives from 12 countries, including Nigeria, Germany, Britain, Ghana, Italy, France and South Africa. Somalia's civil war and former dictator Mohamed Siad Barre's brutal war with Somaliland in the 1980s took a toll on the region's cultural ...

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  4. Kenya: Munya Seeks Market for Miraa in SomalilandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | AllAfrica.com

    ... impossible for fair competition. It shares borders with Republic of Djibouti to the west, Ethiopia to the south and Somalia to the east, and is yet to be recognized as a sovereign state. "In my deliberations with top government officials, I managed ...

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  5. Somalia: UN envoy calls for better protection of children affected by armed conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newkerala.com

    New York, July 23 : Concluding a six-day visit to Somalia, a United Nations child rights envoy has called for better protection of children caught up in armed conflict, urging the country's authorities to treat former child soldiers as victims in need of protection rather than as criminals. We need not only to get them out of death row, we need to give them to child protection actors and to work with them, if some need psycho-social treatment, if they need to be helped to return to the community, said Leila Zerrougui, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict.

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  6. In Kenya, the worlda s largest refugee camp is invited to please shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    DADAAB REFUGEE CAMP, Kenya >> Nafiso Mohamed Noor says she never wants to go back to Somalia. But if the Kenyan government follows through with its plan to close the world's largest refugee camp by the end of the year, she may not have a choice.

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  7. Munich attack: Who are GSG 9? All you need to know about elite...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... was Operation Fire Magic in 1977 when it successfully stormed a Boeing 737 that had been landed in Mogadishu, Somalia by Palestinian terrorists. They had demanded that imprisoned members of the German Red Army Faction terrorist group be freed in ...

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  8. Somalia: Key Alshabaab Figure Surrenders to GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | AllAfrica.com

    Mohamed Dahir also known as Tmio Jilac has surrendered to Somali Police in the central regional state administration of Galmudug. Speaking to Radio Mogadishu during interview Timo Jilac said he joined the group on early 2009 and decided to quit after witnessing injustice committed by the group against the people.

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  9. Prisoner claims he was forced to take part in fight clubs at Mt EdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... brother and a close friend dead in retaliation. The man came to New Zealand in 2014 and did not wish to return to Somalia out of fears he would be killed by Al-Shabaab on his return. Upon arrival, he destroyed the passport and was detained and ...

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  10. One man's terrorist is another man's carpenterRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | IRIN

    ... the Ethiopians," he told IRIN, a reference to Ethiopian soldiers in AMISOM and Ethiopian commandoes camped inside Somalia that report directly to Addis Ababa. A colleague helped Farah get away after he had been beaten up and thrown into detention. ...

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  11. Somaliwomen 633x393Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | New Vision

    "The women could have been given 50% quota since we are the majority of the population, but that did not happen." Representatives from the Federal Government of Somalia, civil society organizations, political players and other interest groups, rooted for legislation that safeguards the 30-percent quota for women, at a workshop held with support from the African Union Mission in Somalia .

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  12. African Union to pull out its forces from Somali by 2018Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Xinhuanet

    The African Union is set to start withdrawing its standby force from Somali in 2018, a senior AU official has said. Smail Chergui, AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, said on Monday that the African Union Mission in Somalia forces withdrawal will allow Somalia to take charge of their country.

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  13. He's our bad guy: a Paul Manafort storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Hill

    ... spots around the nose and cargo area give away its age and condition. I am flying from Nairobi, Kenya, to Mogadishu, Somalia, and I am feeling decidedly queasy." "My complexion matches the faded green hue of the plane seats. As if this ancient ...

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  14. Bird-like drone recovered in Somalia is the real 'Black Hawk Down'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Digital Trends

    An unusual bird-like drone was found last week in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. The origins of the crudely designed UAV are unknown, but early reports suggest it may belong to Somali intelligence agency NISA.

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  15. AU to probe alleged killing of 14 civilians in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Daily Star

    A man runs from the scene of a terror attack at the Ambassador Hotel, after a car bomb exploded at a top Mogadishu hotel that houses several MPs, killing several people, and followed by a gun battle. AFP/MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB

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  16. Look, up in the sky: it's a bird, it's a plane, it's a ... disguised surveillance drone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | South China Morning Post

    When most people picture a drone, they probably either think of military-style behemoths or hobbyist quadcopters. But what if you couldn't tell a drone from something else you expect to be in the sky, like a bird? That's the question raised after reports of what appears to be a bird-shaped unmanned aerial vehicle going down in Somalia.

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  17. 14 Somali Civilians Killed in Clashes in Southwestern SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Voice of America

    At least 14 Somali civilians were killed and three others wounded following a shooting between Ethiopian troops and al-Shabab fighters in southwestern Somalia on Sunday, officials and witnesses said. Officials in Bay region have accused the Ethiopian troops of "indiscriminate" killing after clashing with al-Shabab fighters in Wardinle village, 30 kilometers west of Baidoa town.

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  18. a There's a crisis in our oceans, illegal fishing dwarfs ivory and rhino horn poachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Mail & Guardian

    Freshly caught tuna lined up for sale at Mogadishu's fish market in the Hamar Weyne district, Somalia. Rangers from Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa, the Comoros, France and Madagascar patrol an area 50 times the size of Kruger National Park.

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  19. Look, up in the sky: Ita s a bird, ita s a plane, ita s a a disguised surveillance drone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Washington Post

    When most people picture a drone, they probably either think of military-style behemoths or hobbyist quadcopters. But what if you couldn't tell a drone from something you expect to be in the sky, like a bird? That's the question raised after reports of what appears to be a bird-shaped unmanned aerial vehicle going down in Somalia.

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  20. Samia Yusuf Omar earned fame as a runner, but died as a refugee. A new comic honors her.Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | PressReleasePoint

    ... athlete would be in the position of being a refugee," said Krug, a freelance journalist who befriended Omar in Somalia. "If this person couldn't make it, what kind of hope is there for other people?" Omar's life has now been adapted into a ...

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