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By Tajuddin
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Feb 18th, 2020
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Addis Ababa (Diplomat.so) – The US Secretary of State, Michael Richard Pompeo, arrived today in Addis Ababa, where he was received by the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed Ali. The US Secretary of State will stay in Ethiopia for two days (February 18 and 19), where he will hold meetings with...
By Najwa Guled
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Feb 14th, 2020
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Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) – Somali Journalists (SJS) welcomes Amnesty International report entitled ”We live in Perpetual Fear: Violations and Abuses of Freedom of Expression in Somalia” that documented violations and abuses against Freedom of Expression in Somalia in the past three years, which is the...
By Staff Reporter
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Feb 10th, 2020
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Mogadishu (Diplomat.so + AMISOM) – The Force Commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Lt. Gen. Tigabu Yima has visited Baidoa to assess the progress of joint operations by the Somali National Army and AMISOM troops. During the two-day visit, Lt. Gen. Tigabu received a briefing...
By Staff Reporter
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Feb 6th, 2020
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Washington (Diplomat.so + Atlantic Council ) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta implored an Atlantic Council audience on February 5 to see Africa as “more than just a continent producing security threats or unregulated migration that must be contained,” but rather as a region that has “immense s...
By Staff Reporter
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Feb 3rd, 2020
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Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) – On Sunday at his home in Mogadishu, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Amb. Ahmed Isse Awad hosted a breakfast banquet in honor of the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Federal Republic of Somalia Mr. Qin Jian, during whic...
By Staff Reporter
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Jan 26th, 2020
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Washington (AFP + Diplomat.so) – Democratic lawmaker Adam Schiff, who is leading the prosecution in the impeachment trial of Donald Trump, said Sunday he felt threatened by a tweet from the president. Trump tweeted that “Shifty Adam Schiff is a CORRUPT POLITICIAN, and probably a very sick...
By Najwa Guled
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Jan 21st, 2020
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Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) – Hormuud Telecom Somalia said that the Kenyan army stationed in the Lower Juba region in southern Somalia attacked on Monday night (20 January) a subsidiary of the company in the village of Jaldeis, near the town of Dhobley, and destroyed the company’s properties ...
By Najwa Guled
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Jan 16th, 2020
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Wanlaweyn (Diplomat.so) – The commander of the 16th battalion of the Somali National Army, Ismael Abdimalik, announced his forces’ success today in killing Mohamed Osman Hussein Bolosh, head of the Al shabaab group bombing cell in Lower Shabelle region, who masterminded several bloody ter...
By Najwa Guled
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Jan 5th, 2020
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Baghdad, Iraq (Reuters + Diplomat.so) – Iraq’s parliament called on Sunday for U.S. and other foreign military forces to leave amid a growing backlash against the U.S. killing of a top Iranian military commander that has heightened fears of a wider Middle East conflict. In a war of words betwee...
By Najwa Guled
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Dec 29th, 2019
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Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns the unlawful brief closure of Radio Jowhar and the detention of a journalist by Hirshabelle police in Jowhar on Sunday 29 December, 2019 over the radio’s coverage about growing insecurity in the city. Approximately 01.15pm local ti...