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Somali army kills 5 al-Shabab militants in southern region

0 Visits: 60 | 01 October, 2018
Somali National Army (SNA) on Sunday killed five al-Shabab militants and injured several others during a fierce fighting between the soldiers and insurgents in the southern part of the Horn of Africa nation.

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SNA and AMISOM to intensify the war against Al-shabaab

0 Visits: 66 | 30 September, 2018
omali national army and AMISOM troops are starting an operation against Al-shabaab in Hiran region of Hirshabele administration, military officials told BANA

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Uganda warns UN on troops cut in Somalia

0 Visits: 68 | 30 September, 2018
Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda on Thursday warned world leaders gathered for the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York that any reduction of peacekeeping troops in Somalia should match the strengthening of the country's security forces.

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Somali FM calls for end to UN arms embargo

0 Visits: 66 | 30 September, 2018
Somalia's foreign minister is telling the U.N. General Assembly that his young government has made significant strides in fighting violent al-Shabab militants, and called on the world body to lift its long-standing arms embargo.

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Haysom's 1st take: Unity between FGS and FMS key to progress in Somalia

0 Visits: 62 | 30 September, 2018
Incoming UN envoy for Somalia Nicholas Haysom has given his first assessment of the situation in Somalia in which he emphasized unity between the Federal and State Governments for any meaningful progress in the Horn of African nation.

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Ethiopia charges five with terrorism over grenade attack at PM's rally

0 Visits: 63 | 29 September, 2018
Ethiopia's attorney general on Friday filed terrorism charges against five suspects held for involvement in a grenade attack at a rally attended by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in June.

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AU awards police officers for peace contribution in Somalia

0 Visits: 58 | 29 September, 2018
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Friday awarded 30 police officers deployed in Somalia to boost stabilization efforts for their distinguished service.

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Palestine takes US to ICJ over Jerusalem embassy move

0 Visits: 65 | 29 September, 2018
The Palestinian Authority has lodged a complaint with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against the U.S. move to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to the Palestinian foreign minister.

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Al-Shabaab fighters seize areas in Bala'd district, Middle Shabelle

0 Visits: 87 | 29 September, 2018
Reports from Middle Shabelle region indicate that Al-Shabaab fighters have taken over areas near the Bala'd district of Middle Shabelle region of Somalia.

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11 ISIL-linked suspects detained in Turkey

0 Visits: 60 | 28 September, 2018
Eleven people were detained in central Turkey on Sept. 27 over their suspected links to ISIL, according to a police source.

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Turkish intelligence working on disarmament of radicals in Idlib: Erdoğan

0 Visits: 57 | 28 September, 2018
Turkey's National Intelligence Organization (MİT) is taking a major role in the implementation of a deal to set up a demilitarized zone in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib and the works being carried out under the deal sealed with Russia are going well, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan…

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Italy deficit hike 'beyond limits', EU warns

0 Visits: 54 | 28 September, 2018
The European Union issued a stern warning to Italy's populist leaders on Sept. 28 following their defiant pledge to increase spending and the budget deficit that risks putting Rome on a collision course with Brussels.

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Al Shabaab youths get state amnesty

0 Visits: 82 | 28 September, 2018
The government has offered a three-month amnesty to youths in Northeastern who have joined al Shabaab to surrender.

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EU approves first ever €100m budget support for Somalia

0 Visits: 80 | 28 September, 2018
The approval comes a day after the World Bank endorsed $80 million grant for Somalia

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Vietnam jails another Facebook user for comments critical of government

0 Visits: 48 | 27 September, 2018
The ruling Communist Party retains tight media censorship

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Malta reiterates call for commitment to an inclusive political process in Libya

0 Visits: 65 | 27 September, 2018
Diplomatic relations established with the Federated States of Micronesia

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Over 20 people injured as Kenyan forces raid a village in Mandera County

0 Visits: 52 | 27 September, 2018
Over 20 people have been injured and three houses torched after Kenyan forces raided Daba-city village in Mandera County near Kenya's border with Somalia.

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A Q&A with the pro-Israel US lawyer rattling NGOs on counter-terror compliance

0 Visits: 79 | 27 September, 2018
After Norwegian People's Aid, four more non-profits are being targeted in a sustained legal campaign

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Kosovo owes 'a huge debt of gratitude' to Somalia, embassy to open ...

0 Visits: 50 | 27 September, 2018
Kosovo First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Behgjet Pacolli and the Somali Forign Minister Ahmed Isse Awad at UN GA in New York

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Kenya seeks two permanent UN Security Council seats for Africa

0 Visits: 64 | 27 September, 2018
President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for urgent reforms at the United Nations to ensure Africa is allocated two permanent seats at the Security Council, complete with all attendant rights and prerogatives.

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