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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 ...
By Tajuddin
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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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Mogadishu, Somalia ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Hundreds of Ethiopian troops pulled out of a town in central Somalia Tuesday, at least the second location vacated by their forces in recent weeks, a Somali security official said. Security official Abdirisak Moalim Ahmed said Ethiopian soldiers present...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya is violating international law by forcing residents of the world’s largest refugee camp to return to Somalia, an aid agency said Monday. Kenya insists the emptying of Dadaab — home to hundreds of thousands of mostly Somali refugees —...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 3rd, 2016
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Diinsoor, Bay region, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali National Army (SNA) have killed several Al-Shabaab fighters and recovered weapons during a raid on the group’s training camp in the outskirt of Diinsoor in southern Somalia. Eight AK 47 rifles with 550 rounds (7.62mm), 1 PKM gun with 60 roun...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 2nd, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya on Saturday has extended indefinitely the amnesty period offered to youths who are considered to have been lured and radicalized to join the Somalia-based al-Shabaab militant group after being promised financial support. Coast regional coor...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 2nd, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali Islamist group al Shabaab bombed a restaurant frequented by members of the security forces in Mogadishu on Saturday, killing at least three people, officials and the group said. Police said a suicide car bomb rammed the Blue Sky restaurant in...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 30th, 2016
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New York ( UN News Centre + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Regretting an extension to the 2016 electoral process in Somalia announced by the country’s electoral body, the United Nations Security Council has called on all parties in the country to upload their commitments on the elections and to come to an agreement ...
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Sep 29th, 2016
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Adado, Galmudug State, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a press release issued by the Ministry of Information Orientation Culture & Tourism of GalMudug State Of Somalia – Yesterday morning (28/09/2016), the US forces conducted an air strike against a unit of Darawish forces of G...
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Sep 29th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Somalia-based al-Shabaab militant group on Thursday released a video of a man in a Kenyan army uniform pleading for President Uhuru Kenyatta to negotiate for his release. In the video, the man, who identifies himself as Leonard Maingi Kiiy...