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By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Sep 29th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Federal Government of Somalia on Thursday requested an explanation from the United States after Somali officials said a U.S. “friendly fire” air strike killed at least 22 soldiers and civilians in the Horn of Africa nation. Officials...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 29th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to the publication of Human Rights Watch- Somalia continues to face armed conflict in large swathes of the country and an ongoing human rights and humanitarian crisis. International focus on the political process should ensure respect for basic rights a...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Sep 28th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (SONNA + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Galmudug’s Security Minister Osman Isse Nor said Wednesday that 22 of their forces were killed and 16 others injured in an airstrike at an army base about some 30 kilometers east of Galkayo town in Mudug region. Mr. Isse accused of Puntland State to hav...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Sep 28th, 2016
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Galkayo, Somalia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An air strike in northern Somalia left as many as 22 soldiers dead overnight, local officials said on Wednesday, and one region said the United States had been duped into attacking its troops. In a bold and dangerous move, US drones have targeted a ca...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 28th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Gunmen killed a Somali radio journalist in the capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, an official told Reuters. Killings of journalists in Somalia are not uncommon and are mostly blamed on al Shabaab, the Islamist militant group fighting to topple the countr...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 28th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Ugandan soldier captured by Islamist insurgents in Somalia more than a year ago has been paraded in an insurgent video in which he appealed for his country’s leaders to help free him. “Please do not abandon me here,” he said in t...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Sep 25th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan authorities have placed a 20,000 U.S. dollar bounty for any information that leads to the arrest of a terror suspect wanted for planning attack in the coastal town of Lamu. The ministry of interior said on Saturday Ramadhan Kioko is believed to hav...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Sep 25th, 2016
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New York ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Speaking at the general debate of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E. Dr. Abdusalam Hadliye Omer underscored that no one nation, no matter how big or p...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 23rd, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia has expressed his thankfulness to Her Excellency Theresa May, the Prime Minister of the UK for raising the plight of Somalia and galvanizing international efforts towards Somalia at th...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 23rd, 2016
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Garissa, Somali region, Kenya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Two policemen are missing after Somali Islamists attacked a police base in northeastern Kenya early on Thursday, a police spokesman said, the latest in a string of cross-border raids by the al Shabaab militia. Fighters in two Landcruisers...