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Somalia: Captured Alshabab leaders brought to Mogadishu and handed over the National security Agency

0 Visits: 1042 | Saturday June 29, 2013 - 20:31:33
Mogadishu, QN - The plane carrying captured Alshabab leader Hassan Dahir Aweys was brought to Mogadishu by a chartered plane highly guarded by Himan and Heeb Security forces and was handed over the government security forces.

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BREAKING NEWS: Flight carrying militant kingpin departed from Adado will land to Mogadishu

0 Visits: 915 | Saturday June 29, 2013 - 18:53:56
Adado, QN - A flight carrying Hassan Dahir Aweys, the militant kingpin, who was arrested four days ago in central Somalia departed from Adado moments after the sunset and heads to Mogadishu.

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Bomb plast in Baidoa injured seven including two AMISOM soldiers

0 Visits: 985 | Saturday June 29, 2013 - 13:10:27
Mogadishu, QN - At least seven people were wounded after suspected Alshabab self attacker Saturday launched a hand-grenade attack on African Union peacekeeping forces passing in the center of Baidoa town, witnesses confirmed.

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UN envoy calls on parts fighting in Kismayo to end hostility immidiately

0 Visits: 795 | Saturday June 29, 2013 - 12:49:01
Mogadishu, QN — The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, today urgently called for an immediate cessation of hostilities as armed clashes flared up again in Somalia's southern port city of Kismayo among groups claiming leadership over the "Jubbaland"…

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Somalia: Arrested hardliner remains in hardline possition against the Somalia government

0 Visits: 1479 | Friday June 28, 2013 - 07:43:10
Mogadishu, QN - Talks in Adado town in central Somalia seem hardly to succeed as the top Alshabab leader, Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys, who surrendered three days ago to a local Himan and Heeb administration, insists to continue Jihad and requests support.

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The African Union congratulates Djibouti on its 36th Independence Day

0 Visits: 854 | Thursday June 27, 2013 - 16:44:21
Mogadishu, QN - The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif has extended his warm congratulations to the people of Djibouti as they celebrated their 36thyear of Independence.

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Somalia: Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys set to fly to Mogadishu to meet Government officials

0 Visits: 1038 | Thursday June 27, 2013 - 09:40:47
Adado, QN - Sources in Adado confirmed that Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys agreed with Somalia government officials to fly to Mogadishu and meet with government officials before he proceeds to unidentified Arab country for talks.

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Reports: Alshabab executed some of its commanders arrested two weeks ago

0 Visits: 1052 | Thursday June 27, 2013 - 09:08:09
Barawe, QN - Reports from Barawe town of Southern Somalia claimed that Alshabab executed overnight Wednesday at least four of its senior commanders, who were arrested 20th of this month.

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Prime Minister: New Deal Compact with international partners will be a milestone to move Somalia forward

0 Visits: 1377 | Wednesday June 26, 2013 - 15:14:24
Mogadishu, June 26, 2013 — His Excellency Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon today officially announced the New Deal for Somali conference in Brussels on September 16th, at the core group meeting in Mogadishu. The conference is co-hosted by the Somali Government and the European Union, which aims Somalia…

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Top Alshabab leader surrenders to local adminitration in Central Somalia

0 Visits: 969 | Wednesday June 26, 2013 - 13:03:05
Mogadishu, QN - Sheikh Hassanm Dahir Aweys, the hard-line militant of Alshabab surrendered to Himan and Heeb adminstration of central Somalia after he escaped from Barawe town in South.

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Somalia: Civilians Killed in Kismayo Clashes-HRW

0 Visits: 904 | Wednesday June 26, 2013 - 12:35:37
Shelling, Gunfire Strikes Homes, Market, and Medical Clinic. (Nairobi, June 26, 2013) — Rival clan militias fighting in Kismayo, Somalia, earlier this month caused an unknown number of civilian casualties in apparently indiscriminate attacks on civilian buildings, Human Rights Watch said today.

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AMISOM Closes important workshop for members of Somalia Parliament

0 Visits: 959 | Monday June 24, 2013 - 10:14:44
Mogadishu, QN - African Union mission in Somalia AMISOM concluded in Mogadishu a capacity building workshop for members of the Somali Parliamentary Committee on National Security, Interior and Governance.

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Alshabab attacked Baidoa mayor's house overnight

0 Visits: 7283 | Monday June 24, 2013 - 09:43:36
Baidoa, QN - Alshabab fighters attacked midnight the resident of Baidoa Mayor Hassan Mohamed Ibrahim (Bikole) in Adada village in Baidoa, the mayor confirmed to Qalin News.

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Somalia: A fighting in Awdinle town of Bay Region killed six

0 Visits: 1259 | Saturday June 22, 2013 - 18:27:38
Baidoa, QN - At least six people were killed and two others were wounded after Alshabab fighters attacked Saturday morning an African Union base in Awdinle town 30kms outside of Baidoa, the provincial town of Bay region.

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Fighting between two Alshabab groups in Barawe, several foreigners among the dead

0 Visits: 957 | Thursday June 20, 2013 - 14:39:57
Mogadishu, QN - Reports from Barawe town 180kms from south of Mogadishu confirm that Alshabab two Alshabab groups fought in the town and killed dozens of their fighters among the senior leaders and foreigners.

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UN Security Council condemned the attaack on UN Compound

0 Visits: 732 | Thursday June 20, 2013 - 06:39:32
New York, QN - The UN Security Council condemned a suicide attack followed by gunfire at the UN compound in Mogadishu, which killed 22 people including four foreign security contractors, four Somali security men, seven civilians and seven attackers.

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UN Envoy to Somalia condemns violent attack on UN Compound

0 Visits: 860 | Wednesday June 19, 2013 - 16:59:53
Mogadishu, QN — The UN Special Representative for the Secretary-General for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, condemned the violent attack on the United Nations Common Compound in Mogadishu.

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Somalia PM condemns the terror attack on the UN compound

0 Visits: 805 | Wednesday June 19, 2013 - 16:44:28
Mogadishu, QN - The Somalia Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon has condemned today's suicide attack on the United Nations Common Compound in Mogadishu, which Alshabab immediately claimed its responsibility.

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Suicide attack at UN compound kills 19

0 Visits: 879 | Wednesday June 19, 2013 - 16:17:08
Mogadishu, QN - At least 21 people were killed and 20 others were wounded in Mogadishu after Alshabab suicide bombers stormed the UNDP compound in Mogadishu.

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Somaliland rejects a plan to land at Hargeysa Airport

0 Visits: 823 | Wednesday June 19, 2013 - 06:22:43
Mogadishu, QN - The Somaliland air space authority returned a plane that has air space permission from the federal government of Somalia to land at Igal international airport in Hargeysa.

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