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Channel NewsAsia
Somalia seeks explanation after US 'friendly fire' strikesaid the United States carried out a "self-defence air strike" after Somali tro
Somalia seeks explanation after US 'friendly fire' strike
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 minutes ago
said the United States carried out a "self-defence air strike" after Somali troops faced fire from militants. It said nine al Shabaab militants had been killed but that it was looking into reports others may also have died. "The cabinet requests... Read more
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Reuters
Somalia seeks explanation after U.S. 'friendly fire' strikesaid the United States carried out a "self-defense air strike" after Somali tro
Somalia seeks explanation after U.S. 'friendly fire' strike
Reuters / Posted 31 minutes ago
said the United States carried out a "self-defense air strike" after Somali troops faced fire from militants. It said nine al Shabaab militants had been killed but that it was looking into reports others may also have died. "The cabinet requests... Read more
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The Hill
How to combat violent extremism? Fight povertylearned that one of his sisters had gotten sick and passed away. By the time I
How to combat violent extremism? Fight poverty
The Hill / Posted 2 hours ago
learned that one of his sisters had gotten sick and passed away. By the time I met him, he was delivering supplies for the Taliban. This job allowed him to feed his family. For the first few years he was in this role, he hadn't even heard of Osama... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Soldier Tells of Ordeal in the Hands of Al-Shabaab in Lamu AttackA Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier has narrated to a Mombasa court how they w
Soldier Tells of Ordeal in the Hands of Al-Shabaab in Lamu Attack
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier has narrated to a Mombasa court how they were attacked when a group of about 10 Al-Shabaab militants ambushed them in Kiunga in Lamu County two years ago. Sargent Andrew Nzomo said the attack happened after they... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Three Killed in Mogadishu Livestock Marketfor medical treatment, according to medical officials in Kaaraan district. No g
Three Killed in Mogadishu Livestock Market
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
for medical treatment, according to medical officials in Kaaraan district. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the bomb attack on the animal market in Karaan district, but police blamed Al shabaab for similar deadly attacks in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UK and Nigeria - Steadfast Partners for a More Peaceful, Stable Worldwho are battling Boko Haram. We will now also be providing more security suppor
UK and Nigeria - Steadfast Partners for a More Peaceful, Stable World
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
who are battling Boko Haram. We will now also be providing more security support to Somalia in the fight against Al Shabaab. We are creating a new taskforce to tackle modern slavery, with a fund of £33.5m. Up to 45 million people... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Others Say - South Sudan Could Be Our Future, Not PastSouth Sudan president Salva Kiir (left) exchanges the SPLM Reunification Agreem
What Others Say - South Sudan Could Be Our Future, Not Past
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
South Sudan president Salva Kiir (left) exchanges the SPLM Reunification Agreement with Dr Riek Machar (right) as former Tanzania president Jakaya Kikwete looks on in Arusha, Tanzania, in January last year. Former South Sudan First Vice... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Everyone Wants to See a Stable, Peaceful and Prosperous Somaliaunemployed youth needs to be tackled urgently. I believe this is the root cause
Everyone Wants to See a Stable, Peaceful and Prosperous Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
unemployed youth needs to be tackled urgently. I believe this is the root cause of radicalisation of young people who join Al Shabaab and Al Qaeda. Resolving this needs a pragmatic approach. Youth under 35 years constitute 74 per cent of the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Heslam: Jihadis’ parents speak outbrainwashed to wreak havoc at home and abroad. Law enforcement officers attend
Heslam: Jihadis’ parents speak out
Boston Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
brainwashed to wreak havoc at home and abroad. Law enforcement officers attending U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz’s National Security Conference sat quietly as the parents shared how naive they were, what they would have done differently and the... Read more
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Breitbart
Obama Protects Saudi Arabia, As Islamic Officials Admit Funding Jihadadmission came in an article titled ‘We Misled You’: How the Saudis Are Coming
Obama Protects Saudi Arabia, As Islamic Officials Admit Funding Jihad
Breitbart / Posted 14 hours ago
admission came in an article titled ‘We Misled You’: How the Saudis Are Coming Clean on Funding Terrorism, written by Zalmay Khalilzad, a D.C.-based former senior official in President George W. Bush’s administration. Khalilzad revealed that... Read more
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Eye Witness News
US accused of killing 22 in misdirected Somalia air strike22 in misdirected Somalia air strike A Puntland police officer said the attack
US accused of killing 22 in misdirected Somalia air strike
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 hours ago
22 in misdirected Somalia air strike A Puntland police officer said the attack had killed ‘more than a dozen’ members of al Shabaab. FILE: A screengrab from a CNN video taking a look at the al Shabaab militant group. Picture: CNN. Somalia,al... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.S. accused of killing 22 in misdirected Somalia air strikein the strike, adding that the rival neighbouring region of Puntland had reques
U.S. accused of killing 22 in misdirected Somalia air strike
Swissinfo / Posted 23 hours ago
in the strike, adding that the rival neighbouring region of Puntland had requested it on the pretext that the men were al Shabaab Islamist militants. "Puntland misinformed the United States and thus our forces were bombed," he told Reuters. A... Read more
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FOX News
Us Military: Killed 4 Somali Al-Shabab Fighters In 'Self-Defense'U.S. airstrikes in Somalia killed four al-Shabab fighters in "self-defense," mi
Us Military: Killed 4 Somali Al-Shabab Fighters In 'Self-Defense'
FOX News / Posted yesterday
U.S. airstrikes in Somalia killed four al-Shabab fighters in "self-defense," military officials confirmed to Fox News on Wednesday. The extremists launched attacks on Somali troops and their U.S. advisers on Monday in a village near the port city of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Gun Down Terror Suspectof the terror suspect they gunned down on Tuesday. Ismail Mohammed Shosi was s
Police Gun Down Terror Suspect
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of the terror suspect they gunned down on Tuesday. Ismail Mohammed Shosi was shot dead after police raided the rental house he was hiding in in Mwandoni in Kisauni, Mombasa. Weapons were recovered. According to sources, Shosi has been... Read more
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iol.co.za
Kenyan police kill terror suspect in MombasaCoast Regional Co-ordinator Nelson Marwa described Shosi as the mastermind of r
Kenyan police kill terror suspect in Mombasa
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Coast Regional Co-ordinator Nelson Marwa described Shosi as the mastermind of radicalisation, training and recruiting young people to join the Al-Shabaab group in Somalia who return to wage terrorist attacks in the country. "Acting on intelligence... Read more
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International Business Times
Somalia elections: United Nations fears new delays are 'politically motivated'The United Nations (UN) has expressed concern after a new delay in Somalia's pr
Somalia elections: United Nations fears new delays are 'politically motivated'
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
The United Nations (UN) has expressed concern after a new delay in Somalia's presidential and legislative elections, which the nation's foreign minister blamed on political issues and threats from the Al-Qaeda-affiliated militant group... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How 'Poor Planing' Cost 19 Ugandan Soldiers in SomaliaKampala — Significantly, relations between Col Mutambi and Maj Mwesigye had als
How 'Poor Planing' Cost 19 Ugandan Soldiers in Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — Significantly, relations between Col Mutambi and Maj Mwesigye had also suffered. "Let's just say they were not the best of friends," a military source said, on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter. Although of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ugandan Soldier Pleads for Rescue From AlKampala — The Ugandan soldier captured and taken as a Prisoner-of-War by al-Sha
Ugandan Soldier Pleads for Rescue From Al
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — The Ugandan soldier captured and taken as a Prisoner-of-War by al-Shabaab fighters in August last year has pleaded to President Museveni and the Opposition politicians to talk to his captors and get have him released from the captivity. In... Read more
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New Kerala
Latest Somali election delay raises risks of manipulation, more delays - senior UN official - newkerala.com #124748(AMISOM), which has thousands of troops in the country, with an upper limit of
Latest Somali election delay raises risks of manipulation, more delays - senior UN official - newkerala.com #124748
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
(AMISOM), which has thousands of troops in the country, with an upper limit of over 22,000, entrusted with of countering Al Shabaab and other armed opposition groups, and providing security to enable the political process at all levels,... Read more
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Reuters
Gunmen in Somalia kill radio journaliston Tuesday, an official told Reuters. Killings of journalists in Somalia are n
Gunmen in Somalia kill radio journalist
Reuters / Posted yesterday
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 country's Western backed government and rule the country... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SNA, AU Troops Carry Out Joint Sweep in Mogadishuin Howlwadag and Wardhigley districts, where the joint forces are reportedly se
SNA, AU Troops Carry Out Joint Sweep in Mogadishu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
in Howlwadag and Wardhigley districts, where the joint forces are reportedly seized dozens of people linked to Al shabaab. Somalia security forces and AMISOM soldiers launched door-to-door searches in Bakaro, the biggest market in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Al Shabaab Parades UPDF Soldier Captured in SomaliaAl shabaab has released a new video showing a Uganda soldier held as prisoner o
Al Shabaab Parades UPDF Soldier Captured in Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Al shabaab has released a new video showing a Uganda soldier held as prisoner of war following Janale base attack which took place in September last year. In the new video, the seized UPDF soldier Masassa M.Y. has urged the president of Uganda Yoweri... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Assures On Anti-Al Shabaab Fightat a time when the country is battling with acts of terrorism, especially along
Kenya Assures On Anti-Al Shabaab Fight
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
at a time when the country is battling with acts of terrorism, especially along the restive border of north eastern where al Shabaab militants have executed several attacks. Uhuru, who was accompanied by Jordanian King Abdullah II, said Jordan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nation Extends Election Dates By 30 Days8 to handle issues arising from the polling process. Besides logistical challe
Nation Extends Election Dates By 30 Days
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
8 to handle issues arising from the polling process. Besides logistical challenges, the Somalia-based terrorist group Al Shabaab had said they would disrupt the election process and warned the 135 clan leaders selected to chair the voting of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
There Could Be No Link Between Poaching and Terrorism, Report SaysIt is difficult to ascertain whether money derived from poaching is used to fun
There Could Be No Link Between Poaching and Terrorism, Report Says
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
It is difficult to ascertain whether money derived from poaching is used to fund terrorism, a report has revealed. The report, released on Monday by the Tsavo Conservation Group, indicated that empirical proof that directly links terrorist... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shabaab Parade Bodies of Kenyan Policemen in Somaliawho went missing after the Hamey Police Station attack on Thursday morning were
Shabaab Parade Bodies of Kenyan Policemen in Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
who went missing after the Hamey Police Station attack on Thursday morning were killed and their bodies taken to Somalia. Their bodies were paraded by al-Shabaab terrorists in their headquarters in Jilib, Somalia. They have been identified... Read more
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iafrica.com
'Ivory trade not only a conservation issue'Institute for Security Studies has said that ivory poaching is not only a conse
'Ivory trade not only a conservation issue'
iafrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Institute for Security Studies has said that ivory poaching is not only a conservation issue - but rather a transnational threat. Ivory poaching has been in focus at 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP17), which is currently... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Somalia's delayed parliamentary poll to start October 23, presidential November 30said. Somalia has been at war since 1991 and the government said threats from
Somalia's delayed parliamentary poll to start October 23, presidential November 30
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
said. Somalia has been at war since 1991 and the government said threats from the al Qaeda-linked Islamist insurgent group al Shabaab prevented it from organising a one-person-one-vote election. Al Shabaab has called on its followers to kill clan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Eyes Security Deals With Jordan as King Abdullah II Visitscounterterrorism. Kenya has battled terrorism in recent years especially along
Kenya Eyes Security Deals With Jordan as King Abdullah II Visits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
counterterrorism. Kenya has battled terrorism in recent years especially along the restive border of north eastern where al shabaab militants have executed several attacks.Increased trade ties are also expected to feature prominently during the... Read more
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iol.co.za
The unwavering legacy of Imam Abdullah HaronAutopsy evidence proved strongly that the imam had been tortured and had died o
The unwavering legacy of Imam Abdullah Haron
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Autopsy evidence proved strongly that the imam had been tortured and had died of these injuries. He was imam of the Al-Jaamia Mosque in Claremont at the time of his death. Many people in South Africa, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, unfortunately have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Warplanes Hit Al Shabaab Targets Outside Kismayo TownUnknown fighter jets have bombed Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab targets in Kismayo
Warplanes Hit Al Shabaab Targets Outside Kismayo Town
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Unknown fighter jets have bombed Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab targets in Kismayo town, lies about 328 miles (528 km) southwest of Somali capital Mogadishu, witness said. The warplanes struck Kanjaron area, according to local residents who asked to be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
At UN Leader's Debate, Somalia Calls for Unity to Address Global ChallengesSpeaking at the general debate of the 71st session of the United Nations Genera
At UN Leader's Debate, Somalia Calls for Unity to Address Global Challenges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Speaking at the general debate of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Somalia underscored that no one nation, no matter how big or powerful, can address global climate change, terrorism, poverty... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya to Issue Full Report On Attack in Hamey By Al Shabaabin Garissa have promised to issue a comprehensive press statement regarding the
Kenya to Issue Full Report On Attack in Hamey By Al Shabaab
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
in Garissa have promised to issue a comprehensive press statement regarding the Thursday night attack in Hamey, in which al Shabaab militants attacked a police post. During the raid, the unknown number of militants stormed the police camp and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Britain Declares to Help Fighting Against Al ShabaabPrime Minister announced to the public that United Kingdom will help combat the
Britain Declares to Help Fighting Against Al Shabaab
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Prime Minister announced to the public that United Kingdom will help combat the al- Shabaab jihadists in Somalia and hundreds of their British troops will be sent and added that Britain played a leading role in this matter. Mrs. May also mentioned... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Urging Action On Social Media Abusethreats of terrorist attacks and one of the fundamental sources of these messen
Urging Action On Social Media Abuse
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
threats of terrorist attacks and one of the fundamental sources of these messengers of death such as ISIS and al Qaeda or al Shabaab are also the social networks that are constantly abused to disseminate their poisonous and unfounded truths and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Judge Threatens to Release Kampala Bomb SuspectsKampala — The judge presiding over the case in which eight Somali nationals are
Judge Threatens to Release Kampala Bomb Suspects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kampala — The judge presiding over the case in which eight Somali nationals are accused of aiding and abetting the Al-shabab to carry out a second bomb attack in Kampala has warned that she will release the suspects if the state is not ready to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliamentary Election Campaigns BeginJubaland will then elect the 54 members of the upper house or the Senate. Howe
Parliamentary Election Campaigns Begin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Jubaland will then elect the 54 members of the upper house or the Senate. However, the election faces a major threat from Al Shabaab. On September 19, Sheikh Ali Mohamoud Raghe alias Sheikh Ali Dhere, the Al Shabaab spokesman said his jihadists... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Renowned Businessman Shot Dead in Marka TownUnknown gunmen, thought to be Al Shabaab fighters have shot and killed and a we
Renowned Businessman Shot Dead in Marka Town
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Unknown gunmen, thought to be Al Shabaab fighters have shot and killed and a well-known businessman in Marka town, lies about 100Km south of Mogadishu, witnesses and relatives said said. The deceased man whose name has been released as Hussein... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deadly Explosion Wounds 8 Peoplein the explosion have been taken into hospital for medical treatment. Local off
Deadly Explosion Wounds 8 People
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
in the explosion have been taken into hospital for medical treatment. Local officials were not available on the phone for comments on the explosion. No group says it carried out the blast but Al Shabaab claimed similar attacks in the past... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Offers U.S.$20,000 Bounty for Terror Suspecta $20,000 bounty for any information that leads to the arrest of a terror suspe
Kenya Offers U.S.$20,000 Bounty for Terror Suspect
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
a $20,000 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 have the terror attack in Lamu... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Accused of Executing 3 Islamic State WomenHuman rights activists in Kenya have accused their police force of executing th
Police Accused of Executing 3 Islamic State Women
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Human rights activists in Kenya have accused their police force of executing three women who allegedly attacked a police station after pledging allegiance to the Islamic State (Isis). The women were suspected of attacking the building in Mombasa on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jordan's King Abdullah II Due in Kenya MondayJordan's King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein will start his state visit to Kenya on
Jordan's King Abdullah II Due in Kenya Monday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Jordan's King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein will start his state visit to Kenya on Monday where he is expected to hold talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta among other planned activities. State House Spokesman Manoah Esipisu said King Abdullah and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Joint Military Efforts Weaken Al-Shabaab's Control in SomaliaA Somali diplomat has said the combined military efforts launched in the war-to
Joint Military Efforts Weaken Al-Shabaab's Control in Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
A Somali diplomat has said the combined military efforts launched in the war-torn country have led to the weakening of terrorist group Al-Shabaab by condensing the areas it controls. Foreign Minister Abdisalam Hadliyeh Omer told the United Nations... Read more
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New Kerala
At UN leader's debate, Somalia calls for unity to address global challenges - newkerala.com #123474NK World, New York, Sept 25 : Speaking at the general debate of the 71st sessio
At UN leader's debate, Somalia calls for unity to address global challenges - newkerala.com #123474
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
NK World, New York, Sept 25 : Speaking at the general debate of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Somalia underscored that no one nation, no matter how big or powerful, can address global... Read more
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BBC News
Ethiopia profile - Timelinekilling 168 Ethiopian troops. Ethiopian troops withdraw from towns in central
Ethiopia profile - Timeline
BBC News / Posted 4 days ago
killing 168 Ethiopian troops. Ethiopian troops withdraw from towns in central Somalia which they had seized from rebel al Shabaab control. New leader 2012 August - Prime Minister Meles Zenawi dies after several months of rumours about his... Read more
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heraldscotland
What now for the United Nations?It couldn’t have been a darker address from the 72-year-old South Korean Secret
What now for the United Nations?
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
It couldn’t have been a darker address from the 72-year-old South Korean Secretary General, who is stepping down when his second term expires at the end of this year. As Ban spoke, some 5,500 miles away outside the Syrian city of Aleppo, the charred... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyan Cops Repulse 50 Terrorist During Night Attack in Liboisuch a big number of heavily armed attackers. The operation to pursue the attac
Kenyan Cops Repulse 50 Terrorist During Night Attack in Liboi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
such a big number of heavily armed attackers. The operation to pursue the attackers is ongoing," he stated. Somalia based Al Shabaab militia continue to pose a serious security threat to the country despite losing most of its operational ground in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Abdishakur Launches Manifesto as Campaigns for Somalia President Gears Upof opportunities because of wanton corruption in government and promised to put
Abdishakur Launches Manifesto as Campaigns for Somalia President Gears Up
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
of opportunities because of wanton corruption in government and promised to put an end to the practice. He added that the Al Shabaab has been able to exploit the failures of the current government to consolidate control, establish local... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Much At Stake for Gender RepresentationIn May this year, Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud issued a decree leg
Much At Stake for Gender Representation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
In May this year, Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud issued a decree legalising the presidential elections set to take place on 30 October, after the elections for the lower and upper houses of Parliament, which take place on 24 and 25... Read more
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International Business Times
Kenyan Police accused of executing 3 Isis women after attack on police stationHuman rights activists in Kenya have accused their police force of executing th
Kenyan Police accused of executing 3 Isis women after attack on police station
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
Human rights activists in Kenya have accused their police force of executing three women who allegedly attacked a police station after pledging allegiance to the Islamic State (Isis). The women were suspected of attacking the building in Mombasa on... Read more
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