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BREAKING - Twin explosions rock Baidoa town in Somalia

0 Visits: 734 | Friday December 05, 2014 - 19:20:56
BAIDOA, 05 Dec. 2014, (QalinNews) - Twin explosions rocked Baidoa town in south west Somalia Friday after suicide bombers targeted a hotel and a restaurant, officials confirmed.

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Kenya army plane crashes in Somalia

0 Visits: 0 | Friday December 05, 2014 - 08:56:55
Al-Shabab claims it brought down the plane, killing the pilot, while Kenyan officials cite technical problems.

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Alshabab claims responsibility of shooting down Kenyan jet fighter aircraft

0 Visits: 1034 | Friday December 05, 2014 - 07:37:13
MOGADISHU, 05 Dec, 2014 (QalinNews) - Alshabab fighters in Somalia claimed the responsibility of a Kenyan jet fighter plane that fell down in Southern Somalia Thursday as it continued bombing rural areas outside Kismayo, officials confirmed to Qalin.

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Somalia: Somali Media Organisations Unite to Counter Violent Extremism

0 Visits: 0 | Thursday December 04, 2014 - 23:22:13
Mogadishu — Many young Somalis join Al-Shabaab because they lack awareness about the dangers of the group and its misguided ideology, Somali media agencies said at a conference in Mogadishu last week where they pledged to make a concerted effort to counter extremist views.

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Suicide bomber rams explosive-laden truck into UN convoy in Somalia

0 Visits: 0 | Thursday December 04, 2014 - 21:32:08
MOGADISHU, Somalia – A suicide bomber rammed his vehicle into a UN convoy near Mogadishu's airport on Wednesday, killing three people, Somali police said.

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Somalia: Interim Southwest Admin President inaugurated

0 Visits: 0 | Thursday December 04, 2014 - 21:26:00
BAIDOA, Somalia Dec 3, 2014 (Garowe Online)-The newly-elected President of Interim Southwest administration Sharif Hassan Shiekh Adan has on Wednesday been inaugurated in Bay regional capital of Baidoa with Federal Government of Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud present, Garowe Online reports.…

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Safety of Journalists in Somalia a Major Concern

0 Visits: 0 | Monday December 01, 2014 - 21:17:16
MOGADISHU— U.N. agencies, the Somali government and the Somali journalists' union are working to address the problem of censorship and the threat of violence against journalists in Somalia.

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Somalia: Counter piracy project at stake as the chairman of Somalia’s anti-piracy agency arrested in Belgium=

0 Visits: 3114 | Monday November 18, 2013 - 07:42:41
Mogadishu (Nov. 17, 2013) - A success anti-piracy project in Central Somalia, which disengaged over 900 pirate men from the sea pirating faces eminent set back after the Belgium police arrested Mohamed Abdi Mohamed aka Afweyne, the chairman of Somalia Anti-Piracy Agecy (SAPA), who was running the project…

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Foreign forces raid militant's compound in Southern Somalia town

0 Visits: 8413 | Saturday October 05, 2013 - 12:08:58
Barawe, QN - At least one militant fighter was killed and another was wounded after heavily armed foreign forces stormed a house in Barawe town early Saturday, witnesses confirmed.

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Somalia: Alshabab militants executed high ranking Alqaeda officials, among them a British and American

0 Visits: 15626 | Thursday September 12, 2013 - 17:57:05
Mogadishu - QN - Alshabab fighters loyal to the leader of the group Sheikh Muktar Abu Zubeyr aka Ahmed Godane Thursday executed top ranking Alqaeda officials in Shongolow town in Gedo region of Southwest Somalia.

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Digil and Mirifle Elders: The Addis Agreement between the FGS and Raskamboni militia 'Null and Void'

0 Visits: 14194 | Tuesday September 03, 2013 - 10:57:32
THE COUNCIL OF TRADITIONAL ELDERS OF DIGIL & MIRIFLE

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The Jubba Agreement is an Imperfect Progress- HIPS

0 Visits: 19080 | Tuesday September 03, 2013 - 10:19:37
he Agreement between the Somali Federal Government (SFG) and the leaders of the Jubba regions in Addis Ababa on 27 August is a much-needed break from a protracted stalemate between the two sides following the needless death and injury of hundreds of innocent Somalis.

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Politician condemns food aid looting in Baidoa

2 Visits: 15678 | Thursday August 08, 2013 - 02:03:01
Baidoa, QN - The president of Ganaane State of Somalia Nuur Mohamed Moalim aka Bukurow condemned the looting of a food aid intended for the vulnerable members of the internally displaced persons in Baidoa.

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Mogadishu and rest of the country prepare for Eid al-Fitr celebrations

0 Visits: 15698 | Tuesday August 06, 2013 - 20:33:45
Mogadishu:-As the holy month of Ramadan is going to end and start the cheerful celebrations on this occasion, people in the Somali capital Mogadishu, the rest in the country and Muslim world are prepared while markets are very busy.

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Somalia: Alshabab leader assigns a commander to launch fighting against Mukhtar Robow wing

1 Visits: 20880 | Sunday August 04, 2013 - 19:27:49
Mogadishu, QN - Sources in Bulomarer town of Lower-Shabelle region of Somalia confirmed that Alshabab's top leader Sheikh Mukhtar Abu Zubeyr assigned a commander to lead an offensive against the supporters of Sheikh Mukhtar Robow Ali aka Abu Mansur, who was the second in rank before splitting the…

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Somalia: The president calls the attack on the Turkish -An act of cowardly desperation- Press Statement

0 Visits: 11051 | Sunday July 28, 2013 - 13:03:15
Mogadishu, QN - H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, has condemned the attack on Turkish civilians in Mogadishu today and offered his condolences to the Government of Turkey, the victims and the families of those who have lost loved ones.

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UN Envoy to Somalia condemned the attack on the Turkish Embassy residence-Press release

0 Visits: 15401 | Sunday July 28, 2013 - 12:41:34
Mogadishu, QN - SRSG Nicholas Kay strongly condemns the suicide attack against an office housing Turkish staff earlier today in Mogadishu, which reportedly ended in deaths and injuries.

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Somalia: 4 dead as suicide bombing rocks Turkish Missions' residence in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 18890 | Sunday July 28, 2013 - 12:16:43
Mogadishu, QN - At least four people were killed and number of others were wounded after a suicide bomber driving car loaded with improvised explosives devises blew himself up in the front gate of the Turkish diplomats' residence in Mogadishu.

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SOMALIA CALLS FOR ADJUDICATION PANEL FOR FUTURE MONITORING GROUP REPORTS- Press statement

0 Visits: 17595 | Tuesday July 23, 2013 - 12:01:00
The Federal Government of Somalia has acknowledged the report of the UN Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea, but expresses his concern over numerous inaccuracies, contradictions and factual gaps and calls for proper consultation and an Adjudication Panel for all future reports.

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