Somalia Newswire (Page 8)

Somalia Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Somalia: UN voices deep concern at reported destruction of housing for displaced personsRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2018 | United Nations

    Malnourished children, many of them suffering from diarrhea, lie on beds in Banadir hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia, while their parents and hospital staff tend to them. UN Photo/Tobin Jones 2 January 2018 – A senior United Nations official in Somalia expressed deep concern over reports of the unannounced destruction of settlements for internally displaced persons as well as humanitarian infrastructure in Mogadishu.

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  2. Roger Stone Files Lobbying Disclosure for Somalia Efforts Months After Troop SurgeRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2018 | The New York Observer

    More foreign lobbying efforts connected to the White House have surfaced. President Donald Trump's longtime political advisor Roger Stone filed a lobbying disclosure on Friday about his work advocating for "commodity rights and security of the same in Somalia."

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  3. Semblance of normality in Somalia's capital despite terror attacksRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2017 | CBS News

    Earlier this year, President Trump declared parts of Somalia a war zone. Since then, the U.S. has conducted drone strikes trying to stop a ruthless terrorist group that has killed hundreds.

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  4. Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia deeply concerned about...Read the original story

    Jan 2, 2018 | World News Report

    Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia deeply concerned about large-scale destruction of internally displaced persons settlements on the outskirts of Mogadishu The Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Mr Peter de Clercq, has expressed deep concern over reports of the unannounced destruction of internally displaced persons settlements, along with humanitarian infrastructure, in K13, Kahda District of Banadir, Mogadishu. "I am deeply saddened to learn of evictions, without prior notice, of internally displaced persons, in Banadir region.

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  5. Gang violence: The ever reliable dog whistling techniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | The Age

    In blaming the Andrews government for the South Sudanese and Somalian youth gang problem, Malcolm Turnbull relied on fear mongering, opportunism and that proven technique of dog whistling. He took his inspiration from the toxic material featured in the Murdoch press, and his cue from Victorian opposition leader Matthew Guy to make law and order the Liberals' policy priority.

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  6. US military kills 17 Al-Shabaab militants in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | The Peninsula

    Mogadishu, The US military has intensified airstrikes in Somalia in the past week, killing at least 17 Al-Shabaab terrorists behind the increased deadly attacks in countries including Kenya. The US Africa Command in two separate statements on Monday said its forces killed four terrorists some 25 km from Mogadishu on the evening of December 27, destroying one vehicle-borne improvised explosive device, preventing it from being used against the people in Mogadishu, Xinhua reported.

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  7. A widening budget gap is forcing the UN to slash food aid to refugees NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Eight years ago, Khadija Abdi fled the fighting and chaos in Somalia that killed her father and brother and made it across the border to a refugee camp in southern Ethiopia. Life isn't so bad here, she said.

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  8. A widening budget gap is forcing the UN to slash food aid to refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | The Daily Republic

    Eight years ago, Khadija Abdi fled the fighting and chaos in Somalia that killed her father and brother and made it across the border to a refugee camp in southern Ethiopia. Life isn't so bad here, she says.

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  9. Somalia Charges 5 for Attack That Killed over 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | Voice of America

    A Somali soldier helps a civilian who was wounded in a blast in the capital of Mogadishu, Oct. 14, 2017. Somali prosecutors have filed charges against five men in connection with the Oct. 14 truck bombing in Mogadishu that killed 512 people - the single deadliest terrorist attack in African history.

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  10. UN decries destruction of IDP settlements in SomaliaRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    The UN senior relief official in Somalia on Monday decried reports of destruction of internally displaced persons settlements, along with humanitarian infrastructure in K13 in Mogadishu. Peter de Clercq, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, said over 23 IDP settlements, housing over 4,000 IDP households, were destroyed on Dec. 29 and 30, noting that families are now living in the open.

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  11. UN refugee chief urges the world to spend more on AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | The Gleaner

    ... must not close Dadaab to refugees. Some Kenyan officials have argued that the sprawling camp near the border with Somalia has been used as a recruiting ground for the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab and a base for launching attacks inside Kenya. ...

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  12. Detained Somalis in Miami faced a slave ship experience,a suit arguing for asylum saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo Somalis remove the body of a man killed in a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. A huge explosion from a truck bomb killed at least 20 people in Somalia's capital, police said, as shaken residents called it the most powerful blast they'd heard in years.

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  13. Deportees on botched Somalia flight seek to block removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Attorneys for deportees on a Somalia-bound flight that returned to the United States after a Senegal layover gone awry this month have filed a federal lawsuit to prevent another attempt to deport them. The suit on behalf of all 92 people on board, including more than a half-dozen from Minnesota, alleges "inhumane conditions and egregious abuse" aboard the flight, including beatings that resulted in injuries.

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  14. Somalia: Up to 30 Percent of Soldiers UnarmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Voice of America

    FILE: Somali soldiers attend a training session during the opening ceremony of a Turkish military base in Mogadishu, Somalia, Sept. 30, 2017.

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  15. Ap Photos: Best of Europe and Africa for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... this Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 file photo Somalis remove the body of a man killed in a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. A huge explosion from a truck bomb has killed at least 20 people in Somalia's capital, police said Saturday, as shaken ...

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  16. .com | UN refugee chief urges the world to spend more on AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | News24

    ... must not close Dadaab to refugees. Some Kenyan officials have argued that the sprawling camp near the border with Somalia has been used as a recruiting ground for the Islamic extremist group al-Shabaab and a base for launching attacks inside Kenya. ...

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  17. Somali refugees in Kenya caught between ration cuts and war at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... the food cuts forced them into debt to feed their children. To clear those debts, they volunteered to go back to Somalia in return for US$150 per person - cash meant to help them begin a new life. Mother-of-six Kahtra Nour Hassan has lived in Dadaab ...

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  18. US military kills eight terrorists in SomaliaRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    Mogadishu, Dec 19 : The US military confirmed on Monday its special forces have killed eight Al-Shabaab terroriosts in drone strikes carried out on Friday evening in Somalia. The US Africa Command said the operation which also left one vehicle destroyed occurred about 48km northwest of Kismayo in southern Somalia, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  19. 'Life and joy returned' to the starving child who faced deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Independent.ie

    Yasmiin Hassan was suffering from acute malnutrition in March, but the five-year-old has made a full recovery thanks to Irish donations Irish people have helped save the life of a starving five-year-old girl in war-ravaged Somalia through generous donations. Irish people have helped save the life of a starving five-year-old girl in war-ravaged Somalia through generous donations.

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  20. UN envoy welcomes new Somali policy on role of youth in peacebuildingRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2017 | United Nations

    "I want to congratulate the federal Government of Somalia, the federal member states, the UN and all stakeholders, especially young people, who were part of this process for your successful formulation of this youth policy," Jayathma Wickramanayake said at the opening of the country's second National Youth Conference, where the policy was launched. "I hope that you will make those extra steps to enable youth organizations and young people to meaningfully engage in the implementation and review of this policy," she added.

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