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Ethiopia: Witness says 2 Swedes 'supported' rebels.

0 Visits: 502 | 01 November, 2011
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A witness in a terror trial against two Swedish journalists arrested in Ethiopia told a court on Tuesday that the pair planned to "support" a rebel group.

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Resident: Kenya forces take small Somali port town.

0 Visits: 542 | 01 November, 2011
Residents say that Kenyan troops and a pro-government Somali militia have taken a small port town near the two countries' shared border.

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Government, Ethiopia Discuss Border Crossing Security.

0 Visits: 486 | 01 November, 2011
Belet Hawo — Officials of Somali government and Ethiopia held meeting dissecting the border crossing security in Gedo region of southern Somalia.

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Aid Group Says Refugee Camp in Somalia Was Hit by Airstrike

0 Visits: 1137 | 31 October, 2011
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Five civilians died and more than 50 were injured when military aircraft apparently on a hunt for Islamist militants struck a camp for displaced persons in southern Somalia on Sunday, an aid organization said.

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Experts say al-Qaeda could be drawn to troubled African states

0 Visits: 410 | 30 October, 2011
Al-Qaeda could be seeking new sanctuaries in unstable African nations and the continent's disparate armed Islamist groups may forge closer ties under the Al-Qaeda umbrella, experts and officials warned.

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Somali militants post tape of 'US suicide bomber'

0 Visits: 484 | 30 October, 2011
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali militant group has posted a tape they claim was made by an American citizen who blew himself up during a suicide attack on an African Union base.

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Cameron: UK ships will be able to carry armed guards

0 Visits: 442 | 30 October, 2011
British merchant ships sailing off the coast of Somalia will soon be able to carry armed guards to ward off pirate attacks, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday.

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US flying drones out of Ethiopia: paper

0 Visits: 439 | 30 October, 2011
The U.S. Air Force has been secretly flying drones from a civilian airport in southern Ethiopia as part of an aggressive campaign against al Qaeda affiliates in Somalia and Yemen, the Washington Post reported on Sunday.

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Al shabaab warns people to avoid govt, AU bases in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 501 | 30 October, 2011
The Al shabaab movement on Saturday warned civilian people to avoid government and AU military bases where they vowed more suicide attacks will be targeted.

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Somali sports authorities attend management workshop

0 Visits: 535 | 29 October, 2011
Somali sports authorities attend management workshop The Somali National Olympic committee on Friday concluded

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US flies drones from Ethiopia to fight Somali militantsBy Steve Kingstone

0 Visits: 519 | 28 October, 2011
The US military has begun flying drone aircraft from a base in Ethiopia, as part of its fight against Islamist militants in neighbouring Somalia.

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Kenya's invasion of Somalia courts terrorist reprisals

0 Visits: 521 | 28 October, 2011
There is mounting speculation that Kenya has bitten off more than it can chew with its invasion of southern Somalia as reports come in of heavy fighting between Kenyan troops and gunmen of the Muslim extremist al Shabaab group.

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Kenya’s Invasion to Somalia Extremely Dangerous‏"Sheiknor Abucar Qassim"

0 Visits: 875 | 28 October, 2011
The majority of the Somali public is against Alshabab. It has become apparent that Alshabab whose leaders include foreigners is the enemy number one of Somalia.

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Rotten regimes will plunder aid millions: As Britain gives more, fraud will grow, warn MPs

0 Visits: 3737 | 21 October, 2011
Millions of pounds of taxpayers' money could be lost to corrupt regimes as a result of the Government's ballooning aid budget, a hard-hitting report by MPs has warned.

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FACTBOX: Somalia's al Shabaab rebels

0 Visits: 552 | 19 October, 2011
-- Al Shabaab, which means "Youth" in Arabic, has taken control of large areas of south and central Somalia. The Horn of Africa nation has been mired in anarchy since warlords toppled military dictator Mohamed Siad Barre in 1991.

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Al shabaab threatens to attack

0 Visits: 666 | 18 October, 2011
The Al shabaab movement on Monday threatened if Kenyan government doesn't withdraws its forces from Somalia, they launch attacks against the neighboring country.

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Counter-terrorism laws taking their toll on humanitarian action

0 Visits: 543 | 18 October, 2011
Counter-terrorism laws have led to a fall in funding and fear of prosecution among groups operating in some of the world's most difficult areas, says a new report

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Al Shabaab Says Kenya Gov.Do not let the flames of this war spill over into your country

0 Visits: 564 | 17 October, 2011
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

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Africa drought aid appeal hits £72m

0 Visits: 643 | 17 October, 2011
British aid agencies have raised £72 million for drought victims in East Africa, the highest total ever for a food crisis.

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UK and US forces 'rescue pirate-held Italian ship'

0 Visits: 555 | 13 October, 2011
British and US naval forces freed an Italian ship from Somali pirates after hostages threw an SOS message in a bottle from a porthole, Italy's defence minister has said.

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