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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...
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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...
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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...
By Najwa Guled
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Dec 21st, 2019
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Kuala Lumpur ( Bernama +Diplomat.so) – The convening of the Kuala Lumpur Summit 2019 has resulted in tangible outcomes being outlined in a bid to bring progress and improve the state of the Muslim ummah, according to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. The prime minister said the summit had witnessed 18 s...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 30th, 2019
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Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) – Somali opposition political parties united today in Mogadishu as a forum for national parties led by former Somali President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed in preparation for the presidential elections expected to be held in February 2021. The parties that united today are made u...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 2nd, 2018
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT.SO) – Mayor of Mogadishu, who is also Governor of Banadir Region, honorable Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) has, while attending a launch ceremony for Dalsan TV, commended Somali Business Community for investing hugely in the city. The Governor has pointed out that Medi...