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By Tajuddin
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Jul 30th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The UN humanitarian agency said attacks on aid workers delivering supplies in Somalia almost doubled and left five dead in the first half of 2016. The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in its latest report launched on Frid...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 29th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The UN humanitarian agency has warned that humanitarian situation in Somalia could worsen due to deteriorating food security situation in parts of the southern and central regions. The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says in ...
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
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Jul 27th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A former Islamist lawmaker turned al Shabaab militant was one of the drivers in Tuesday’s double car bomb attack on the African Union’s main peacekeeping base in Somalia, al Shabaab said. The militants said in a radio broadcast that Saleh...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 27th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to local news websites, Somali National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) officers on Tuesday night raided one of the hotels in Mogadishu and seized a car filled with explosives presumably meant for suicide bombing.The raid came after NISA rec...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 26th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Public Discussion on the Role of Somali Youth in Political Participation was held at Makkah Al-Mukarramah Hotel in Mogadishu on 25 July 2016. Centre for Community Awareness (CCA) organized the event with the support of civil society organizations in Somalia. ...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 26th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The African Union Mission in Somalia strongly condemns the terrorist attack that occurred this morning near the Mogadishu International Airport (MIA). At around 0900hrs, two (2) Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Devices (VBIEDs) detonated close to the MIA cau...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 26th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Michael Keating condemned in the strongest possible terms today’s terrorist attack in the vicinity of Mogadishu International Airport that killed at least a dozen people. Suicide bombe...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 21st, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke has appointed a technical committee to determine the fate of the Somali capital’s disputed electoral status, with regard to its political representation in the Federal...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 19th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is investigating claims of civilian deaths in Awdiinle village, near Baidoa town in Bay region, during an ambush on SNA and AMISOM troops by Al-Shabaab terrorists on Sunday. Preliminary investigations indicate that...