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By Tajuddin
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Washington (Bostonglobe + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Obama administration has intensified a clandestine war in Somalia over the past year, using Special Operations troops, airstrikes, private contractors, and African allies in an escalating campaign against militants in the anarchic nation. Hundreds of...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Mombasa, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya has announced the deployment of more troops along the Kenya-Somalia border to deal with the Islamic State (IS) and Al-Shabaab threats in the country. Chief of Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe said additional military personnel will be dispatc...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Oct 15th, 2016
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Mombasa, Kenya (Standardmedia + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Fifty six soldiers killed in Somalia in the recent past were yesterday feted at an elaborate ceremony in Mombasa’s Kenya Navy base. The fete attended by top officials in the military and presided over by Defense Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo al...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 14th, 2016
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Jowhar, Middle Shabelle region, Somalia (Bloomberg + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least seven people were killed and eight others injured after a bomb ripped through a restaurant in the Middle Shabelle region town of El-Baraf in Somalia, an army official and relatives said. El-Baraf locality was recently ...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 14th, 2016
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Baidao, Bay region, Somalia ( Radio Shabelle + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least five soldiers were killed and five others wounded in a roadside bomb blast targeted on south west state army convoy near Baidoa city, the regional capital of Baay on Thursday. An anonymous Somali army officer in Baidoa and a...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Oct 13th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has said that its forces had withdrawn from some small towns in Hiiraan region to maintain the security of the provincial capital, which will host the election of federal MP’s. The withdra...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Oct 13th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Restructuring loss-making carrier Kenya Airways will take a month, the government said on Wednesday, appealing to pilots to withdraw a strike notice and join discussions. Tourism Minister Najib Balala, who sits in a cabinet sub-committee tasked with rev...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Oct 12th, 2016
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New York ( reliefweb + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Letter dated 29 September 2016 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning Somalia and Eritrea addressed to the President of the Security Council On behalf of the Security Council Committee ...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Mandera, Somali region, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya said on Tuesday that it has enhanced security along its Somali border to thwart terror attacks from Al-Shabaab militants from Somalia. Mandera County Commissioner Fredrick Shisia told journalists that security agents have learned less...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Oct 11th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Hundreds of Ethiopian troops pulled out of a town in central Somalia Tuesday, at least the second location vacated by their forces in recent weeks, a Somali security official said. Security official Abdirisak Moalim Ahmed said Ethiopian soldiers present...

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