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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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Oct 13th, 2016
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Adado, Galgadud region, Somalia ( Goobjoog + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least five people are confirmed dead and seven others injured when Ahlu Sunna Waljama’a fighters and clan militias attacked Galmudug state forces in Godinlabe locality, 30km south of Adado on Wednesday morning. The allied forc...
By Tajuddin
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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 ...
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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...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Beledweyne, Hiiraan region, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – A section of politicians from Hiiraan region have revealed that plans to establish a state for the region of Hiiraan is at advanced stage. This administration will be independent from the HirShabelle state whose formation process is currently...