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By Tajuddin
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May 16th, 2015
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Mombasa, Nairobi ( Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Mombasa County Police Commander Robert Kitur said the police nabbed a 45-year-old Abdalla Salim Bindo for alleged association with funding and recruiting youth to join the militant group in Likoni and Kwale towns in the coastal region. Kitur said Bindo...
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May 16th, 2015
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Kampala, Uganda ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Army Court of Appeal has acquitted Lt. Col. Hassan Kimbowa on seven counts of conduct prejudicial to good order and discipline. Kimbowa, the former commander of battalion eleven under the African Mission Union in Somalia (AMISOM) had been sentence...
By Tajuddin
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May 16th, 2015
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Juba, South Sudan ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to preliminary reports filed by the IGAD Monitoring and Verification Team-MVT on ground,fighting has been going on in Malakal since yesterday evening. Shilluk militia forces of General Johnson Olony joined by forces from the SPLM/ SPLA –IO, attacked ...
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May 16th, 2015
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Tel Aviv ,Israel ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Be’er Sheva District Court has dismissed a petition by human rights groups against the deportation of asylum seekers and the imprisonment of other migrants who refuse to leave Israel. Israeli Authorities have issued notices to roughly 45,000 Erit...
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May 16th, 2015
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Munich , Germany ( Focus Magazine + DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a magazine, about 15 Germans are fighting for the Somali terror militia al-Shabab. Focus reported the number after six residents of the western city of Bonn were indicted upon their return from Somalia. Munich-based magazine “...
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May 16th, 2015
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Pentagon says U.S. commandos have mounted a rare raid in eastern Syria, killing an Islamic State commander in a firefight and capturing his wife. The Syrian army also took responsibility for the attack, saying it had killed the man. Defense Secretary A...
By Tajuddin
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May 16th, 2015
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – United States of America and Australia has issued warnings about targeting by armed militants against aircrafts passing on Somalia airspace because of the threat of terrorist and militant attacks. But many airlines can still fly over it if they choose and ...
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May 16th, 2015
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Kampala ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Uganda said Saturday it was boosting security measures following fresh threats against the east African nation by Somalia’s al-Qaida-linked Shebab rebels. A statement by police said a new video purportedly from the Islamists and urging attacks in Uganda and ...
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May 16th, 2015
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Tripoli , Libya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Shelling of residential areas of Libya’s second city Benghazi killed at least eight children this week, the United Nations said, warning that such attacks may amount to war crimes. The UNSMIL mission to Libya, in a statement posted on its websit...
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May 16th, 2015
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Cairo ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An Egyptian court on Saturday sought the death penalty for former president Mohamed Mursi and more than 100 other members of the Muslim Brotherhood in connection with a mass jail break in 2011. Mursi and his fellow defendants, including the Brotherhood’s t...