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By Tajuddin
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Sep 2nd, 2014
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Washington (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO )- U.S. Launches Airstrike Against Islamist Rebels in SomaliaThe U.S. military launched an airstrike in Somalia against leaders of the al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab network Monday, U.S. officials told NBC News. Few details were available about the operation, which ...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 1st, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT.SO)- Speaking in Ankara, Turkey, while attending the inauguration of the President of Turkey,the President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud strongly condemned today’s attack by al Shabaab on the NISA Facility in Mogadishu. “Just before midday today, 31 August 2014, 7 members of a...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 31st, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT)- Mustafa Duhulow, the Minister of Information today praised security forces’ bravery in halting an attack on the Jilaow detention center in Mogadishu. “Around 11:40 am today terrorists attempted to force their way into a government detention center in Mogadishu. 7 al-Shabaab memb...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 31st, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT)- Somalia’s government forces regained control of a high security prison in the capital that was attacked Sunday by seven heavily armed suspected Islamic militants who attempted to free other extremists held there, officials said. According to the security and medical report...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 30th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT)- Somali National Army and the African Union Mission in Somalia today liberated the strategic town of Bulo Barer in Lower Shabelle region. The forces also captured two other small towns of Goolweyn and Jerlio as they advanced towards Bulo Marer. During the early morning operation ...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 28th, 2014
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Minneapolis (DIPLOMAT)- In recent years, Minnesota has become a place where terrorist organizations recruit young people to fight jihad. The Twin Cities has the largest population in the country of Somalis living outside East Africa. That alone makes this area a target for terrorist organizations and...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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Nairobi (DIPLOMAT)- Militants of the Al Shabaab extremist organisation Friday beheaded a Kenyan driver who was kidnapped at Kiunga near the border with Somalia in the coastal town of Lamu. The body of George Mwita was discovered during a rescue operation carried out by Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) sold...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 9th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT)- Mustafa Duhulow, the Minister of Information today praised security forces’ success in defeating Al-Shabaab militia in Bulo Burte district in Hiiraan region. The terrorists attempted a number of attacks to security forces’ bases in Bule Burte and Somali forces with the help of A...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 30th, 2014
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Mogadishu (Agencies + DIPLOMAT) – For years women in Mogadishu have been on the side-lines in the fight against al-Shabaab, but more recently they have begun to play a more active role by providing critical information about suspicious activity and people to security agencies, officials told Sa...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 24th, 2014
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Washington (DIPLOMAT)- A Kent woman was among three suspected supporters of a Somali jihadist group arrested Wednesday in an international sweep of suspected al-Shabaab backers. Hinda Osman Dhirane, 44, was arrested in Kent on charges of supporting a terrorist organization. Federal prosecutors in Was...