Somalia Newswire (Page 10)

Somalia Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Somalia. (Page 10)

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  1. After Huge Truck Bombings, U.S. Steps Up Attacks Against Somali MilitantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | The New York Times

    The United States has sharply increased attacks against Qaeda-backed Shabab militants in Somalia in recent days, conducting a flurry of airstrikes in the wake of the country's deadliest terrorist assault last month and President Trump's approval of new military authorities to hunt down insurgents around the world. In a five-day stretch beginning Nov. 9, American drones and warplanes carried out six strikes against Shabab fighters outside Mogadishu, the Somali capital, and one strike against Islamic State combatants - one-quarter of the 28 strikes in the country this year.

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  2. Positivity: Italian nun martyred in Somalia takes step toward beatificationRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2017 | BizzyBlog.com

    An Italian nun killed in Somalia in 2006 has been officially recognized as a martyr, as Pope Francis moved her cause for beatification forward this week. Sister Leonella Sgorbati and her Muslim bodyguard, Mohamed Osman Mahamud, were ambushed outside of a hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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  3. Report: ONLF Rebel Leader Illegally Extradited to EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Voice of America

    Ogaden National Liberation Front activists hold a banner in Mogadishu that reads, "The Ogaden freedom is the key to peace in the Horn of Africa," during a ceremony that marked the organization's 22nd anniversary in Somalia, Aug. 15, 2006. The controversial extradition of a prominent ONLF rebel leader to Ethiopia was illegal, a report by a Somali parliamentary commission said Saturday.

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  4. Former soldiers reunited in Veterans CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    FORT WALTON BEACH - Nearly a quarter-century ago the lives of two soldiers, Todd Blackburn and Danny McKnight, were intertwined in a bond that led both of them to the Okaloosa County Courthouse Annex Extension on Friday afternoon.

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  5. 2 Shot Dead in Somaliland as Opposition Party Calls Voting RiggedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Voice of America

    ... after casting his vote in the presidential election in Hargeisa, in the semi-autonomous region of Somaliland, in Somalia, Nov. 13, 2017. "We have suspended participating in the counting process, data entry and the checking because the electoral ...

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  6. 'Al-Shabaab not the cause of conflict in Somalia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Researchers argue that al-Shabaab is a symptom of the conditions conducive the conflict in Somalia rather than the cause. File picture: AFP Johannesburg - The Pentagon has announced that there are now "more than" 500 US troops on the ground in Somalia, Fox news reports This is a significant increase from early 2014 when roughly two dozen troops arrived for the first time since 1993.

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  7. US escalates Somalia fight while Pentagon downplays buildupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    There are now 500 U.S. troops in Somalia, where the military has carried out daily airstrikes in the past week, but the Pentagon refuses to call it a buildup. "I would not associate that with a buildup, as you're calling it," Lt.

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  8. Somalia:Protests in Somaliland As Opposition Claim Election FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Waddani Party supporters on Thursday took to the streets of various opposition strongholds to protest what they claim to be election irregularities. In Burco police had to use live bullets to disperse protestors who had lit bonfires and closed main roads.

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  9. Pentagon steps up Somalia drone strikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | New Vision

    The surge in activity comes as the US watches for an influx of fighters from the Islamic State group, which has lost almost all its territory in Iraq and Syria. The US military has quietly upped the tempo of its operations in Somalia, conducting a growing number of drone strikes against Al-Qaeda affiliated Shabaab militants and other jihadists.

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  10. Hundreds more US troops now in Somalia, but Pentagon denies 'build up'Read the original story

    Nov 16, 2017 | Fox News

    The Pentagon announced in a statement Thursday there are now "more than" 500 US troops on the ground in Somalia. A significant increase from early 2014 when roughly two dozen troops arrived for the first time since 1993 and the Black Hawk Down incident.

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  11. 3D scanners can 'digitally unpack' carry-ons and transform...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | USA Today

    ... know whether we can fully get there or not. But we're pretty confident." A laptop bomb blew a hole in the side of Somalia's Daallo Airlines flight as it departed Mogadishu in February 2016, killing the presumed bomber before the plane landed safely. ...

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  12. Human rights: Sudan, Somalia and MadagascarRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    MEPs call for an end to the arbitrary detention of journalists in Sudan, condemn the terrorist attacks in Somalia, and express their concern regarding the upcoming elections in Madagascar. The European Parliament expresses its deep concern over the sentencing of writer Mohamed Zine al-Abidine, on 23 October 2017, to a suspended jail term with a five-year probation period and calls on the Sudanese authorities to immediately review all charges against him.

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  13. UNHCR roots for home-grown solution to Africa's refugee crisesRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    ... children are seen on the World Refugee Day at a camp for displaced persons in the outskirts of Mogadishu, capital of Somalia, June 20, 2014. (Xinhua/Faisal Isse) NAIROBI, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- The UN refugee agency on Thursday called upon African ...

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  14. The world in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... that [Hariri] is able to advance the political process in his country in the coming days and weeks." MOGADISHU, Somalia -- The U.S. military said Wednesday that it had carried out a drone strike against al-Shabab that killed several extremists in ...

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  15. Somalia:Mayor Thabit in Rome to Bolster Investment in MogadishuRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Ten African cities, Italian government and international relations on Wednesday gathered in Rome for the Africa Cities Investment Conference. Somalia's capital Mogadishu was among the ten African cities represented in the conference that aims at linking growing urban centers to investors in Italy.

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  16. .com | US kills 'several militants' in Somalia air strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | News24

    The attack took place early Thursday in the Bay region in the center of the country, about 160km west of Mogadishu. The strike was carried out "in coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia," the US Africa Command said in a statement.

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  17. The world in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | NWAonline

    "Several militants" were killed in an airstrike against al-Shabab in Somalia, the U.S. military said, as President Donald Trump's administration increasingly targets the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa. The airstrike was carried out Thursday afternoon in the Bay Region, about 100 miles west of the capital, Mogadishu, according to a statement by the U.S. Africa Command.

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  18. US says drone strike in Somalia kills 'several militants'Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2017 | Valley Morning Star

    A U.S. drone strike killed "several militants" with al-Shabab in Somalia, the military said, as the Trump administration increasingly targets what has become the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa.

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  19. Somalia:U.S. Airstrikes Target Al-ShabaabRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    U.S. forces conducted an airstrike against al-Shabab in Somalia on Thursday, killing "several militants," according to the U.S. military. The drone strike hit targets in the Bay Region of Somalia, about 160 kilometers west of the capital, Mogadishu, Pentagon spokeswoman Audricia Harris told VOA.

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  20. US kills a several militantsa in Somalia air strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | The Indian Express

    The strike was carried out "in coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia," the US Africa Command said in a statement The US military announced Friday it had killed "several militants" in an airstrike against Al-Shabaab jihadists in Somalia. The attack took place early today in the Bay region in the center of the country, about 100 miles west of Mogadishu.

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