Somalia Newswire (Page 3)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Somalia. (Page 3)

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  1. AU mulls gradual reduction of troops in SomaliaRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 14 | Xinhuanet

    The African Union Mission in Somalia has kicked off plans for gradual reduction of troops in the Horn of Africa nation. Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the AU Commission for Somalia Simon Mulongo on Saturday urged AMISOM military commanders to implement the transition plan in line with the UN Security Council resolution on gradual reduction of troops serving in Somalia.

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  2. Senior al-Shabab commander defects to Somali governmentRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 14 | Xinhuanet

    A senior al-Shabab commander on Saturday surrendered to Somali security forces in Bula-hawo town in Gedo region, southern Somalia, officials said. Ali Hassan Abdi, Somali security official in the region told media that they would welcome anyone of the group fighters or commanders who decides to defect and accept amnesty offered by the government.

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  3. Amisom DSRCC urges military commanders to implement transition planRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | New Vision

    ... forces. Mogadishu - The Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (DSRCC) for Somalia Simon Mulongo has asked AMISOM military commanders to implement the transition plan as per dictates of the United Nations ...

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  4. US continues to disrupt Shabaab's attack campaignRead the original story

    Friday Apr 13 | The Long War Journal

    US forces continue to disrupt al Qaeda's attempts to terrorize Somali civilians with improvised explosive attacks. In a strike on Apr. 11, US forces destroyed a Shabaab vehicle-borne improvised explosive device in the vicinity of Jana Cabdalle, Somalia.

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  5. .com | Gulf crisis spills into Somalia as tensions with UAE soarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | News24

    Tensions between Somalia and the United Arab Emirates ratcheted up this week as Mogadishu ditched a military deal with its ally and seized millions of dollars in cash from an Emirati plane. The escalation came after months of building friction in Somalia as the Gulf crisis pitting Arab powers against each other spills over into the fragile state, whose position of neutrality has not gone down well at home or with its allies.

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  6. Blast kills 5 at Somalia football stadiumRead the original story

    Friday Apr 13 | UAport

    Local footballers among the casualties FILE PHOTO By Mohammed Dhaysane MOGADISHU, Somalia At least five people were killed and more than 10 injured Thursday when a blast rocked a football stadium in the town of Barawe in Somalia's lower Shabelle region. Barawe District Deputy Commissioner Bashir Mohamed Yusuf told local media the explosion was from a remote-controlled landmine.

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  7. Blast at Somalia stadium kills five football fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | Al Jazeera

    Five people have been killed and 10 more injured in Somalia after a bomb detonated in a football stadium in the Lower Shabelle region. "We believe al-Shabab was behind it and that the target was officials who were not seated there at the time of the match.

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  8. Gen Muhoozi calls for joint training of Somali armyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | Daily Monitor

    ... security matters," he said. Gen Muhoozi also flagged off 1,822 UPDF soldiers under the 24th battle group heading to Somalia for one year to carry out Amisom duties. The soldiers are replacing the 23rd battle group that will be withdrawn next week. ...

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  9. Bomb kills up to five during football match in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | The Daily Star

    Civilians clear the wreckage of cars destroyed at the scene of an explosion at a security checkpoint in the Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia April 6, 2018.

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  10. Bomb kills five during football match in Somalia - police, lawmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Channelnewsasia.com

    MOGADISHU: A bomb killed at least five spectators at a football match in southern Somalia, police and a lawmaker said on Friday, the first time an explosion has targeted a stadium. The blast went off in the port town of Barawe, in the Lower Shabelle region, when residents were watching a football match on Thursday afternoon, police said.

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  11. Bomb blast at Somalia soccer stadium kills five fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Trend

    A bomb exploded at a packed football stadium in southern Somalia and killed five spectators while wounding several others, police said Thursday evening, Sports Illustrated reports. The Somalia-based, al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group immediately claimed responsibility for the explosion in the port town of Barawe.

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  12. Bomb blast at packed Somalia stadium kills 5 football fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A bomb exploded at a packed football stadium in southern Somalia and killed five spectators while wounding several others, police said Thursday evening. The Somalia-based, al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group immediately claimed responsibility for the explosion in the port town of Barawe.

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  13. Somalia's new regime floundersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Mail & Guardian

    In shambles: Somali women celebrate the election of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed in 2017 but their joy is proving to be premature. Change always breeds optimism and it was no different when Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed was elected as president of Somalia in February last year.

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  14. .com | Somalia to halt UAE funding for troops as relations sourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | News24

    As relations with the United Arab Emirates sour over the seizure of millions of dollars in cash, Somalia announced on Wednesday it would end UAE funding for its armed forces. Defence Minister Mohamed Mursal's comments to reporters came shortly after the UAE condemned what it called an "illegal" move by Somalia to seize $9.6m from an aircraft at the Mogadishu airport over the weekend.

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  15. Blast Kills 4, Injures 13 at Somalia Soccer MatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Voice of America

    A bomb exploded during a local soccer game in southern Somalia's restive Lower-Shabelle province on Thursday, killing at least four people, security officials said. "An improvised explosive device went off during the semifinal of a local soccer team's cup" in Barawe town, Bashir Mohamed Yusuf, the town's deputy commissioner for security, told VOA.

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  16. Emiratis plough millions into a country that no one recognises: SomalilandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | The Economist

    THE ancient port town of Berbera in Somaliland, a breakaway state in northern Somalia, is generally a sleepy place. The heat, which can reach 50 degrees Celsius in the summer, stifles even the dogs.

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  17. Ethiopia:Ethiopia Acquires 19 Percent Stake in Port of BerberaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | AllAfrica.com

    ... occupancy. The Somalian Ministry of Ports have dismissed the agreement as "defective" and said it was in breach of Somalia's Provisional Constitution. In its response, Somaliland said the oppositional stance was not helpful in creating an effective ...

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  18. Op-Ed Contributor: 'I Can See You. How Will You Leave Here Alive?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | The New York Times

    Twenty-six journalists have been murdered in Somalia in the past decade. Nobody has ever been tried or convicted in these murders.

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  19. Somalia disbands UAE programme to pay and train soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Al Jazeera

    Somalia has disbanded a United Arab Emirates programme to train some of its troops in a new sign of rising tensions in bilateral relations. The Somali government announced on Wednesday that it will take over paying and training the soldiers in the programme, Defence Minister Mohamed Mursal Abdirahman told Somalia's state news agency Sonna.

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  20. Somalia to halt UAE funding for troops as relations sourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Stars and Stripes

    As relations with the United Arab Emirates sour over the seizure of millions of dollars in cash, Somalia announced Wednesday it would end UAE funding for its armed forces. Defense Minister Mohamed Mursal's comments to reporters came shortly after the UAE condemned what it called an "illegal" move by Somalia to seize $9.6 million from an aircraft at the Mogadishu airport over the weekend.

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