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By Najwa Guled
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Dec 28th, 2019
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Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) – About 30 people were killed and at least 90 people were injured in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Saturday morning by a car bombing led by a suicide bomber believed to be masterminded by the pro-al-Qaeda Al shabaab group. The car bomb targeted a tax collection point...
By Najwa Guled
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Dec 27th, 2019
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Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) – Somalia is witnessing a wave of locust attacks on agricultural crops in the center and south of the country. Agriculture specialists said that the absence of competent state institutions, and the weak capabilities of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Somali federal go...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 31st, 2018
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Mogadishu, Somalia (DIPLOMAT.SO) – A joint IGAD-UNSOM mission visited Garowe, Puntland, and Hargeisa, Somaliland, from 28 to 30 July 2018, to take forward ongoing efforts to find a peaceful resolution of the conflict in the Tukaraq area of Sool region. In Garowe, the mission held discussions with Pre...
By Tajuddin
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Jun 30th, 2017
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Mogadishu, Somalia (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Foreign Minister of Norway, Børge Brende arrived today in Mogadishu and had a meeting in Villa Somalia with the Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed “Farmaajo” who was accompanied by Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire. The two Somali leader...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has today demanded the immediate release of a journalists’ leader Abdi Adan Guled who was arrested last night by the National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) at his workplace, and the union says the act...
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
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Oct 14th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a report from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) – Armed violence broke out in Galkayo on 7 October 2016, leaving 11 people killed and dozens injured, according to local authorities. A peace agreem...
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...