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By Tajuddin
In Local News
Aug 13th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – the Minister of Information, Mohamed Abdi Hayir ‘Maareeye’, briefed the media on the development and security activities of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) in past week. HE the Minister detailed activities that took place in the past week including: t...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 29th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), sometimes referred to euphemistically as Female Genital Cutting (FGC) or Female Circumcision is not prohibited yet by law in Somalia. Somalis are still practice FGM/ Infibulation or what is known in the Somali language ...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Mar 24th, 2016
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Washington ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Rep. Keith Ellison led two letters on East Africa in Congress. The first letter is signed by 16 members of congress asking the foreign affairs committee for $87.7 million in Economic Support Funds to support formations of Somali institutions. As you know, East Africa...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Mar 7th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An Australian Navy ship has seized a huge cache of weapons near Oman’s coast from a fishing vessel bound for Somalia, the navy said on Monday, exposing a possible violation of a U.N. Security Council arms embargo. The United Nations has a decades-...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Mar 5th, 2016
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Addis Ababa , Ethiopia (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 579th meeting held on 29 February 2016, adopted the following decision on the situation in Somalia and the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM): Council, 1. Takes note of the briefing provided by t...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Feb 27th, 2016
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Djibouti (DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Ministerial Meeting of Troop Contributing Countries to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is underway in Djibouti ahead of the Heads of State Summit due to take place tomorrow. Discussions are aimed at reviewing and revamping the mission’s operations in Somalia, ...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Feb 21st, 2016
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Mogadishu,Somalia (DIPLOMAT.SO) – Federal Government of Somalia has successfully imposed an order to restrict and ban dozens of local websites written in Somali language. Attorney General, Mohamed Dahir submitted their case to the Ministry of Internal Security to block 35 websites widely read a...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 27th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a statement issued by the Human Rights Watch – The Somali government and the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab placed civilians at excessive risk from conflict-related and other abuses during 2015. There were clashes over the creation of federal s...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Nov 26th, 2015
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Mogadishu, Somalia (DIPLOMAT.SO) Somali – Danish father Ahmed Abdulle Yusuf appealed from Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, Prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen and Justice minister Søren Pind to move for humanity to release of his son, imprisoned for more than 14 years ...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Nov 19th, 2015
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Washington ( DIPLOMAT.SO)- According to a press release issued by the United States Mission to Somalia- Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield represented the United States at the historic re-opening of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Somalia in Washington, D....