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Afewerki denies backing militants Somalia "Al Sahbaba"

0 Visits: 701 | 19 August, 2011
Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki, accused by the West of supporting Somalia's Islamist rebellion, denied on Thursday that his country backed the al-Qaeda-affiliated group which has been waging a four-year insurgency in Somalia.

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Walkers show power of sole food, Aug 08

0 Visits: 904 | 08 August, 2011
Battling blisters and fatigue, seven cousins arrived in Edmonton on Sunday after walking 300 kilometres from Calgary to raise money for famine relief in Somalia.

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Somalia's al Shabaab militia leaving Mogadishu

0 Visits: 862 | 06 August, 2011
Islamist militants fighting to topple Somalia's Western-backed government were abandoning their bases in the capital Mogadishu on Saturday, a rebel spokesman and the government said.

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Council of Ministers – 20 July 2011

0 Visits: 1114 | 20 July, 2011
The prime minister of Somalia on Wednesday evening announced the list of his new cabinet lineup after days of delays.

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Abdi Weli Is Appointed As Somalia PM Today

0 Visits: 1285 | 23 June, 2011
Professor Ali brings a breadth of experience to the job. He was a deputy prime minister and minister for planning and international cooperation. He also consulted extensively for international organizations.

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Al shabaab plotting terrorist attacks in the capital

0 Visits: 1592 | 21 June, 2011
Somali military official concerned guarding the presidential palace (Villa Somalia) said they had learnt that Al shabaab is planning to conduct terrorist attacks against Somali government's key positions.

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Al-Qaeda\'s East Africa chief \'killed in Somalia

0 Visits: 1180 | 11 June, 2011
The presumed head of Al-Qaeda in east Africa, Fazul Abdullah Muhammad, was killed in Mogadishu, Kenya's police chief said on Saturday, confirming a report from Somali Islamist Shebab rebels.

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Al Shabaab says official\'s niece did not kill him

0 Visits: 4194 | 11 June, 2011
The extremist group Al Shabaab on Saturday claimed responsibility for Friday's suicide attack that killed Somalia's minister of interior and home security, Abdishakur Sheikh Hassan Farah, in Mogadishu.

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Somali minister killed in Somalia Capital suicide attack

0 Visits: 1095 | 11 June, 2011
Somalia's minister of interior, Sheikh Abdishakur Sheikh Hassan Farah has been killed after a suicide bomber attacked in home in the seaside Mogadishu.

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Armed bandits fire a bus From Baidoa Town, killing three

0 Visits: 1050 | 11 June, 2011
At least three people have been slain and four others injured after armed bandits opened fire on civilian bus traveling in parts of Lower Shabelle region in southern Somalia, witnesses said on Saturday.

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The US in a hunt for Alqaeda leaders after the killing of Osama

0 Visits: 1512 | 07 May, 2011
The American government is trying to kill more Qaeda leaders after the Abbottabad operation by US commandos that has killed the world'd most wanted man and Alqaeda leader, Osama Binladen and other people who lived in the same compound where Binladen has been hiding for the past five years.

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Ja A. Jahannes: Piracy Off Somalia – An Analysis with Dr. Mohamed Mukhtar

0 Visits: 3410 | 26 April, 2011
Dr. Mohamed Mukhtar is a distinguished academician, author and scholar. He is Professor of history and Arabic, and interim chair, department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Savannah State University.

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Gunfire spreads in Burkina Faso's capital

0 Visits: 1190 | 15 April, 2011
Burkina Faso – Soldiers shot into the air, stole cars and looted shops Friday in the western part of Burkina Faso's capital as protests by military guards against unpaid housing allowances spread, witnesses said.

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Gadhafi's daughter sends defiant message

0 Visits: 1256 | 15 April, 2011
From her father's compound, struck by U.S. bombs exactly 25 years ago, Moammar Gadhafi's daughter sent a defiant message early Friday:

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Rebels claim to have regained lost ground along the frontlines near the oil port of Brega in eastern Libya [EPA]

0 Visits: 1218 | 07 April, 2011
NATO air attack has hit a Libyan rebel position near the eastern oil town of Brega, killing at least five fighters, according to rebel fighters and a hospital worker

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UN Somalia rep: Int’l community ‘doesn’t buy’ Somali govt argument for extension

0 Visits: 1416 | 29 March, 2011
As pro-Somalia military forces are making inroads against al-Qaida-linked militants, the war-ravaged country is facing another problem: a constitutional crisis that threatens to unravel hard-won military gains.

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International alliance divided over Libya command

0 Visits: 2007 | 22 March, 2011
President Barack Obama, speaking in Santiago, Chile on Monday, defended his decision to order U.S. strikes against Libyan military targets, and insisted that the mission is clear.

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Gadhafi vows 'long war' after US, allies strike

0 Visits: 13644 | 20 March, 2011
The U.S. and European nations targeted Moammar Gadhafi's forces with airstrikes and dozens of cruise missiles, shaking the Libyan capital with explosions and the sound of gunfire early Sunday. The Libyan leader vowed a long war "with unlimited patience and deep faith."

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Heavy clashes erupt in Dhobley, Al shabaab is still in control

0 Visits: 1191 | 20 March, 2011
heavy calsshes between Somali government forces and Al shabaab fighters on Sunday morning erupted in Dhobley a town in Somalia-Kenya border, witnesses said.

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Libya''s ceasefire was announced shortly after Britain said it was sending fighter jets to Mediterranean bases

0 Visits: 1272 | 18 March, 2011
Libya''s ceasefire was announced shortly after Britain said it was sending fighter jets to Mediterranean bases Libya's government has announced an immediate ceasefire against pro-democracy protesters, hours after the United Nations Security Council authorised a no-fly zone over the country.

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