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Somaliland rejects a plan to land at Hargeysa Airport

0 Visits: 1630 | 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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EDITORIAL: ELECTION IN HIMAN AND HEEB, A SIGN OF HOPE FOR ALL SOMALIA=

0 Visits: 3775 | Tuesday June 18, 2013 - 06:38:30
Mogadishu — In Adado, small town in central Somalia, small members of a regional parliament elect a president to lead the Himan and Heeb region for the coming three years.

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AAYO General Assembly elected new leadership

0 Visits: 1859 | Sunday June 16, 2013 - 07:41:55
Stockholm, QN - AAYO development Foundation-ADF, a Somali Swedish organisation focusing on education and humanitarian affairs, elected Saturday new leadership in its General Assembly in Stockholm, officials confirmed.

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UN Security Council expressed concern at the deterioratiing security situation in Kismayo

0 Visits: 1529 | Friday June 14, 2013 - 10:55:38
New York, 13 June 2013 On Thursday 13 June the Security Council received a briefing from Assistant Secretary-General Tayé-Brooke Zerihoun on the situation in the Juba regions of Somalia.

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New UN Envoy to Somalia visited Hargeisa

0 Visits: 1538 | Friday June 14, 2013 - 10:36:34
Hargeisa, 13 June, 2013 — The new Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary—General (SRSG) Nicholas Kay arrived in Hargeisa, Somaliland this morning to meet with His Excellency President Ahmed Mahamed Mohamud (Silaanyo) and officials of the Somaliland Administration.

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HRW Urges Somalia Parliament to Strengthen Human Rights Law

0 Visits: 1954 | Wednesday June 12, 2013 - 09:26:58
(Nairobi, June 12, 2013) — The Somali parliament should revise the draft law establishing a national human rights commission to ensure a robust, independent body with a broad mandate and enforcement powers, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

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Puntland Minister suggests Somalia FM fired over continental shelf controversy§

0 Visits: 1997 | Tuesday June 11, 2013 - 22:12:41
Mogadishu, QN - An assistant Minister from Puntland state of Somalia Tuesday called the Somalia president to fire the Foreign Affairs minister Fowsiyo Yusuf Adam over the controvercial continental shelf MOU with Kenya.

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Kismayo: Raskamboni spy chief among the dead

0 Visits: 1751 | Monday June 10, 2013 - 22:10:43
Mogadishu, QN - Reports from Kismayo confirm that the Raskamboni fighters' spy chief Mohamed Abdullahi better known as Awil died wounds he sustained from the fighting in Kismayo, which killed over twenty people.

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Somalia Prime Minister signs foreign investment law

0 Visits: 1762 | Monday June 10, 2013 - 13:55:11
Mogadishu, QN - Somalia Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon Monday signed a foreign investment law in his office in Mogadishu a time foreign investment interest in Somalia increased.

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Somalia: Premier Shirdon commends a major Saudi Arabia relief project

0 Visits: 1611 | Monday June 10, 2013 - 08:24:16
Mogadishu, QN - Prime Minister of Somalia Abdi Farah Shirdon commended the launch of a major Saudi Arabia - funded relief programme covering health, education and welfare in Somalia.

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A protest in Mogadishu against the killing of Somalis in South Africa

0 Visits: 1698 | Sunday June 09, 2013 - 20:15:57
Mogadishu, QN - Thousands of demonstrators gathered in Heros' monument square (Daljirka Dahsoon) in Bondhere district in Mogadishu to protest against the brutal killing of the Somali businessmen in South Africa.

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AU Condemns Kismayo fighting and urges immediate end!

0 Visits: 1596 | Sunday June 09, 2013 - 15:29:27
Mogadishu, QN - The African Union (AU) Special Representative for Somalia and Head of AMISOM, Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif has condemned the fighting in Kismayo and called on the feuding parties to end the fighting immediately.

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18 killed as Hundreds flee deadly gunbattles in Somalia

0 Visits: 1572 | Sunday June 09, 2013 - 06:24:02
Mogadishu (Aljazeera) - At least 18 people have been killed in gunbattles in the disputed southern Somalian port city of Kismayu, residents have said.

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At least 18 dead in battle over disputed Somali port city-Reuters

0 Visits: 1463 | Sunday June 09, 2013 - 06:19:53
By Abdi Sheikh. MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least 18 people have been killed in gunbattles in southern Somalia's Kismayo, residents said on Saturday, in the heaviest fighting the disputed port city has seen in more than four years.

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Somalia: UN SRSG condemns Kismayo war and calls on parts to stop.

0 Visits: 1682 | Saturday June 08, 2013 - 18:37:06
Mogadishu, QN - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, Saturday called for the parts involved in the fighting in Kismayo to end the fighting emmidiately.

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Breaking News: Heavy fighting broke out in Kismayo the second day

0 Visits: 1511 | Saturday June 08, 2013 - 13:00:59
Kismayo, QN - Heavy fighting broke out the second day in Kismayo as allied forces from three self style presidents of Jubbaland against Ahmed Madobe's Raskamboni militia.

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Kismayo: Tense as Raskamboni fighters accused Defense Minister of arming Alshabab

0 Visits: 2265 | Saturday June 08, 2013 - 08:45:30
Kismayo, QN - The situation of Kismayo, the strategic port town in Southern Somalia, is in tense the second day after sporadict bullets started in the city when reenforcement militia for Raskamboni reached the town.

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Somalia: Kismayo fighting subsides as President Mohamud calls for immidiate talks

0 Visits: 1795 | Saturday June 08, 2013 - 06:58:35
Nairobi, QN - The president of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud called Friday the parts fighting in Kismayo to stop the war immidiately and start talks to end the crisis.

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Somalia: Four killed as two militia clash in Kismayo

0 Visits: 1676 | Friday June 07, 2013 - 17:00:02
Kismayo, QN - Aleast four people were killed and ten others were wounded Friday after heavy fighting between two militia groups started in Kismayo, witnesses confirmed.

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Alshabab executed two men accused of spying

0 Visits: 1844 | Friday June 07, 2013 - 15:16:50
Barawe, QN - Alshabab fighters in Somalia, an Alqaeda affiliated group, executed two men in Barawe town 180kms south of Mogadishu after they were accused of spying for AMISOM and Somalia government.

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