Somalia Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Somalia's new leader inaugurated, vowing to restore dignityRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Madison Press

    Somalia's new leader was inaugurated Wednesday while promising to restore dignity to the troubled Horn of Africa nation but warning it will take another two decades to "fix" the country. President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, who also holds U.S. citizenship, was elected earlier this month in a step toward Somalia's first fully functioning central government in a quarter-century.

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  2. New Somali president calls on Al Shabaab to surrenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Times of Oman

    Somalia's newly elected President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo and his wife Zeinab Abdi applaud during his inauguration ceremony in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Photo - Reuters Somalia's newly elected President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo and his wife Zeinab Abdi applaud during his inauguration ceremony in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

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  3. Somalia's new leader inaugurated, vowing to restore dignityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed speaks at his inauguration ceremony in Mogadishu, Somalia, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017.

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  4. Conflict-ridden Somalia inaugurates new presidentRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Xinhuanet

    Somalia's new president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, widely known as Farmajo, was inaugurated on Wednesday at a colorful ceremony attended by regional leaders who pledged support for the new government. African leaders from Djibouti, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda and Ethiopia attended the ceremony, which was held at the fortified Mogadishu International Airport.

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  5. President Kenyatta attends inauguration of new Somali leaderRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    President Uhuru Kenyatta Wednesday attended the inauguration of the new Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and pledged Kenya's continued support to the Horn of Africa country. President Kenyatta assured the new Somali leader that Kenya would remain steadfast in supporting efforts that would bring peace and stability in Somalia.

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  6. .com | Mogadishu on lockdown for president's inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | News24

    Somalia's capital Mogadishu was under security lockdown on Wednesday, with roads closed and commercial flights cancelled ahead of the inauguration of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed. Widely known by his nickname Farmajo, the president will be sworn-in at a ceremony held in the highly-secured airport zone to avoid an attack by the al-Qaeda linked Shabaab group which has threatened a "vicious war" against the new government.

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  7. Somalia: Mogadishu On Security Lockdown for President InaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | AllAfrica.com

    ... heads of state and government, especially from troops-contributing countries under the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom), are expected to attend the inauguration. Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh and Ethiopian Prime Minister ...

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  8. Ethiopia: UN Boosts Aid for Ethiopia, Somalia to Head Off FamineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | AllAfrica.com

    U.N. aid agencies are appealing to international donors to provide money to scale up lifesaving operations in drought-stricken Ethiopia and Somalia, where millions of hungry people are at risk of death and illness. Five years after a devastating 2011 famine killed nearly 260,000 people in Somalia, famine again is stalking that country.

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  9. Death toll rises to 39 in Mogadishu bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Yahoo!

    ... No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack, but suicide bombings are commonly carried out by Somalia's Shabaab jihadists who have threatened a "vicious war" against the new government. "Thirty-nine people died and 27 others were ...

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  10. Batavia PD names new Assistant Chief -- Todd CrossettRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Batavian

    ... hired in 1998 as a Police Officer for the City of Batavia. He is a veteran of the Army, having been deployed to Somalia during the Battle of Mogadishu; he achieved the rank of E-4 Specialist. Todd lives with his wife of 23 years, Cheryl, in the Town ...

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  11. .com | Drought in Somalia: Time is Running OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | News24

    Four-year-old Safia Adan lies in Baidoa Regional Hospital in southern Somalia with a tube through her nose. She is suffering from severe malnutrition and dehydration.

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  12. UN Security Council condemns latest terrorist attack in MogadishuRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Newkerala.com

    New York, Feb 21 : Strongly condemning the latest deadly terrorist attack in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, the United Nations Security Council on Monday reiterated that its determination to support peace, security and development in the long-troubled country would not be swayed by this, or any other such attack. In a press statement that follows yesterdays terrorist attack at a market in Mogadishu that killed at least 39 people and injured many more, the members of the Council expressed their deep sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims, as well as to the people and Government of Somalia.

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  13. In Red Sea, Gulf states look to block Iran's expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | UPI

    ... grand alliance of Sunni countries as the United States withA draws. One is to isolate the Islamic threat from Somalia, where the al-Shabab movement has close ties with YemA en-based al-Qaeda in the Arabian peninsula, which is deemed by the United ...

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  14. Photo credit: David Bornfriend / danobrien.orgRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | The Weekly Standard

    ... Prize. They would also frighten the Clinton administration into beating a hasty retreat from its intervention in Somalia. From that moment on, Watson would hear Cleveland's voice in his head: If you do this I will own you forever . In 2007, Dan ...

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  15. Somalia market car bomb kills 34 and injures over 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Sunday Herald

    A man walks past a wrecked vehicle after the blast in the capital of Mogadishu A car bomb at a marketplace in Somalia's capital has killed at least 34 people and injured more than 50 others, said a local Somali official. The blast from the car parked near a restaurant went off at a busy time when shoppers and traders were gathered inside the market, said district commissioner Ahmed Abdulle.

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  16. .com | Top Africa stories: Cyclone Dineo, Somalia, MugabeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | News24

    Bulawayo At least one person has been confirmed dead, following the collapse of a building housing a Nando's fastfood outlet in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe over the weekend, a report said on Monday. Harare - Don't hold your breath.

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  17. Blast in Somalia kills 34 in Mogadishu marketplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Somalia's new president visited victims wounded by the Mogadishu car bomb that on Sunday killed 34. President Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those who planned the blast. "It was a horrific and barbaric attack only aimed at killings civilians," he said from the scene of the blast.

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  18. Somalia: Suicide Car Bomb Kills 39 in MogadishuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Democracy Now

    In Somalia, a suicide car bomb killed at least 39 people and injured about 50 more after it exploded in a market in Mogadishu on Sunday. This is one of the witnesses.

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  19. Somalia: Mogadishu Bombing Toll RisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | AllAfrica.com

    ... their daily business activities. They said the victims included civilians, shopkeepers and government soldiers. Somalia's new president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo vowed to defeat al-Shabab in a Twitter message following the attack. He condemned the ...

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  20. Somalia: Deadly blast hits Mogadishu marketplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Rational Review

    "At least 14 people were killed and more than 30 injured on Sunday when a bomb went off at a market in western Mogadishu, Somali officials say. A police officer, Captain Mohamed Hussein, said the powerful blast was thought to be from a car bomb.

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