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

0 Visits: 15356 | 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: 18836 | 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: 17528 | 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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Militants kill, rob and kidnap nomads in Hiran region

0 Visits: 15600 | Tuesday July 23, 2013 - 09:18:48
By Mohamed Osman, Qalin= Mogadishu, QN - Sources in Mahas district of Hiran region accused Alshabab, the Alqaeda affiliate group in Somalia of killing, kidnaping and robing nomad families in the area.

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Somalia's HIPS think thank lambasted to the UN Monitoring group over allegations

0 Visits: 16924 | Thursday July 18, 2013 - 20:27:11
Mogadishu, QN - The Heritage Institute for Policy Studies in Somalia (HIPS) lambasted to the UN Somalia and Eritrea monitoring group's allegations that accused its director to partisan and group representation.

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UN monitoring group report sheds light on spoilers and links a think thank with the leadership

0 Visits: 8914 | Thursday July 18, 2013 - 15:05:07
Mogadishu, QN - The UN arms embargo monitoring group on Somalia and Eritrea released a detailed report on Somalia which they shed light on the corruption, spoilers and political and security involvement in Somalia.

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Somalia: Gunmen murdered a prominent peace and Human Rights activist in Galkaio

0 Visits: 16959 | Sunday July 14, 2013 - 07:00:35
Mogadishu, QN - Gunmen murdered an outspoken Somali peace and Human Rights Activist Abdi Farah who was the head of Puntland region's Peace and Human Rights Network and he was the deputy of Peace and Human Rights Network in Somalia.

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Five killed as suicide car bomb targets AMISOM convoy in Mogadishu airport road

0 Visits: 19136 | Friday July 12, 2013 - 16:29:40
Mogadishu, QN - At least five people were killed and more than 10 others were wounded after heavy car bombing explosion targeted to AMISOM convoy passing the airport road in Mogadishu, officials confirmed..

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Somalia: Prime Minister Shirdon offers amnesty to Alshabab fighters

0 Visits: 17012 | Thursday July 11, 2013 - 10:01:06
Mogadishu, QN - The Somalia Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon offered amnesty to all young men fighting for Alshabab militant group if they denounce the violence and disengage the fighting.

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BREAKING NEWS: Somalia ambassador to South African suddenly dies in Pretoria

0 Visits: 15403 | Wednesday July 10, 2013 - 13:05:04
Mogadishu, QN - The Somalia ambassador to South Africa Ambassador Sayid Hassan Sharif died urgently in Pretoria, South Africa Wednesday morning after he collapsed due to heart attack.

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Somalia President visits South Sudan

0 Visits: 14954 | Tuesday July 09, 2013 - 07:53:25
Mohamed Osman= Jubba-South Sudan, QN — The President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud leading a high profile delegation pays two days of official visit to South Sudan, where he is supposed to attend the national freedom day of South Sudan together with other African leaders at an occasion for the…

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Conference opens in Istanbul for Somalia Federal Government and the Somaliland breakaway administration.

0 Visits: 29610 | Tuesday July 09, 2013 - 07:28:06
Mohamed Osman — QN - Second phase of talks between the Somali Federal Government and Somaliland breakaway administration of Northern Somalia, has officially started in Istanbul city, the capital city Turkey as the two delegations reached there on Sunday and met with Turkey foreign minister Ahmed Davutoglu.

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Somalia Prime Minister visits Baidoa provintial town

0 Visits: 13002 | Monday July 08, 2013 - 12:41:58
Baidoa, QN - The Somalia Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon (Saacid) made a visit to Baidoa, the provincial of Bay region, which is the sector 3 of African Union Mission in Somalia — AMISOM.

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Somalia: President's plane made emergency landing due to engine failure

0 Visits: 15032 | Monday July 08, 2013 - 12:27:40
Mogadishu, QN — A plane carrying the Somalia president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud urgently landed at Mogadishu's Adan Adde International airport 30minutes after it took off due to what the pilots described as engine failure.

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Somalia: ten died as pirate held ship drowned in Haradhere

0 Visits: 18946 | Monday July 08, 2013 - 08:34:21
Mogadishu, QN - At least ten people incluing seven pirates and three crew members died in Haradhere Somalia as Malaysia flagged ship dronwed after heavy waves turned its upside down.

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Somalia: armed men kill TV reporter in Galkaio

0 Visits: 13815 | Sunday July 07, 2013 - 22:59:12
Mogadishu, QN - Reports from Galkaio town in central Somalia confirmed that gunmen killed Sunday evening TV reporter Liban Abdulahi Farah aka Liban Qaran who was working for Kalsan TV channel.

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Somalia: Alshabab fighters endanger a UN chopper in Baidoa airport

0 Visits: 1232 | Wednesday July 03, 2013 - 13:34:40
Baidoa, QN — Alshabab fighters launched anti aircraft machine gun at a UN chartered chopper trying to land in Baidoa airport Wednesday morning in a bid to violate the services of the airport, witnesses confirmed.

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Somalia: President Hassan receives credentials from UK’s new ambassador to Mogadishu

0 Visits: 1131 | Wednesday July 03, 2013 - 07:48:50
Mogadishu, QN - The President of Somalia Hassan Sh. Mohamud has received credentials from UK's new ambassador to Somalia, Neil Wigan replacing the former UK ambassador to Mogadishu Matt Bough.

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Somalia: The government requests AU to withdraw its Kenyan contingent from Somalia

0 Visits: 1384 | Monday July 01, 2013 - 09:12:18
Mogadishu, QN - The Somalia government called the African Union to withdraw its Kenyan contingent from AMSIOM and replace it with a more neutral contingent from a third country after the Kenyans were accused of joining clan fighting that killed dozens of innocent civilians.

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Somalia: Alshabab spokesman confirms the killing of US wanted Alshabab leader Ibrahim Afghaani

0 Visits: 1159 | Sunday June 30, 2013 - 00:12:11
Mogadishu, QN - Alshabab military spokesman Abdulasis Abu Musab confirmed the killing of two senior Alshabab leaders Ibrahim Haji Jama aka Afghaani, who was known in Alshabab Sheikh Abu Bakr Zaylai and Abdulhamid Hashi Olhaye known in Alshabab Moalim Burhan.

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