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SOMALIA: Radio Jowhar Given 24 Hour Ultimatum to Vacate its

3 hours 16 min ago
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Raxanreeb OnlineThe National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is deeply concerned about the decision of the Middle Shabelle Governor to evict Radio Jowhar from its premises within24 hours, a decision deemed as unfair, leaving the only radio station in the region to ...

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Women charged with sending money to al-Qaida-linked group in

6 hours 16 min ago
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New York Daily News... usually of Somali descent, to join its ranks. In the Eastern District of Virginia, U.S. citizen and Muslim convert Zachary Chesser was sentenced in 2011 to 25 years in prison for twice trying to travel to Somalia and trying to join al-Shabab. The ...

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Maximum 10-year sentence for Canadian planning to join Somal

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 21:00
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Waterloo RecordThey alleged he planned to join Somalia's al-Shabab, an Islamic terrorist group known for its atrocities. He said he was only planning to study Arabic in Egypt. Hersi's lawyer, Paul Slansky, said in an interview he would appeal both conviction and a ...TheChronicleHerald.caSun News NetworkGlobalnews.ca

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Minnesota mourns death of Somali activist and singer Saado A

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 18:00
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Minneapolis Star TribuneWarsame, who for decades was one of the top singing stars in Somalia, bridged the communities of her home country with her adopted home in Minnesota. She lived in Minneapolis and St. Cloud from 2007 to 2012. Somali-Americans here often found it ...BBC NewsThe GuardianAljazeera.com -

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Canada pledges $5M to UNICEF for Somalia relief - CTV News

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:00
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CTV NewsSURREY, B.C. - The Harper government is setting aside $5 million for UNICEF to address humanitarian needs in Somalia. International Development Minister Christian Paradis says the funding will help improve the health and well-being of children, women ...MENAFN.COMGoogle News

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Somalia: Militants Kill Female Lawmaker - New York Times

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:00
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New York TimesGunmen killed a female Somali lawmaker on Wednesday in a drive-by shooting in Mogadishu, the capital, a police official said, the fourth killing of a Somali lawmaker this year. The Shabab, an extremist militant group allied with Al Qaeda, claimed ...

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Shot, slain Somali star had ties to Minnesota - Minneapolis

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:00
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Minneapolis Star TribuneShe was heroic in the way she spoke out on Somali political issues, corruption and Al-Shabab, Said said. �She was very brave. � The message of her music was peace for Somalia, progress for Somalia and justice for Somalia. It was telling people to ...

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Somali lawmaker killed in Mogadishu drive-by shooting - Twin

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:00
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TwinCities.com-Pioneer PressShe performed in 2010 in St. Cloud during a Somali independence celebration, the newspaper reported. Ahmed Ali Said, a candidate for St. Cloud City Council, said he had met Warsame several times and grew up listening to her sing about uniting Somalia.

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Somali singer and politician murdered by Islamist gunmen - T

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:00
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The GuardianWarsame is the fourth Somali lawmaker to be killed since the start of the year. Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab, who threatened earlier this year to kill the country's MPs "one by one", claimed responsibility for the attack. "She was killed because ...Aljazeera.comBBC NewsVoice of America -

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Islamists gun down Somali protest singer-turned-lawmaker - R

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:00
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ReutersBelieved to be in her 70s, she was renowned for songs that landed her in jail when she challenged the former dictator Siad Barre before he was toppled in 1991 and Somalia plunged into conflict. Attackers from al Shabaab Islamist group, which has staged ...

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Kent woman accused of supporting Somali jihadists - seattlep

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:00
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seattlepi.comAccording to a Justice Department statement, Jama and Dhirane are suspected of running a network of women who provided monthly payments that made their way to Kenya and Somalia. Dhirane is alleged to have sent money to Somalia primarily, while ...ReutersRaxanreeb OnlineWJLA - -

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SOMALIA: Sacked NISA head sworn into Member of Parliament -

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:00
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Raxanreeb OnlineGeneral Bashir Goobe has served as the country's head of NISA in the past eight months before he was later sacked on earlier this month following repeated deadly attacks on the State House of Villa Somalia and the parliament by the militants of Al ...

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Somali Lawmaker Shot Dead in Drive-by Shooting - ABC News

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:00
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ABC NewsThe Somali Islamic extremist militant group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack on Warsame, one of few women in Somalia's parliament and the first female legislator killed by the group. She is the fourth lawmaker killed this year in ...Voice of AmericaBBC NewsThe Epoch Times

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Somali Lawmaker Killed in Mogadishu - Voice of America

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:00
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Voice of AmericaGunmen in Somalia's capital have shot dead a member of parliament -- the fourth Somali lawmaker killed in Mogadishu this year. A government official tells VOA's Somali Service that Saado Ali Warsame was killed Wednesday near the Ambassador Hotel.Aljazeera.comSomaliland Sun

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Somalia famine, three years on - Norwegian Refugee Council

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:00
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Norwegian Refugee Council�Though the number of afflicted has declined, Somali men, women and children still need more donor commitment to funding humanitarian assistance long term. Principles of International Humanitarian law need to be upheld by all parties to the conflict, ...Google News

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SOMALIA: Details emerge from Jil� - Raxanreeb Online

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 02:00
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Raxanreeb OnlineJilib (RBC) At least one person was killed in an airstrike that hit a base of the Somalia's militant group Al Shabab in Jilib town, southern Somalia region of Middle Jubba on Tuesday. According to residents who spoke on anonymity condition, Kenyan ...Garowe Online

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EXCLUSIVE: Somali elders make citizen's arrest of suspected

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:00
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FOX 9 NewsSo much has changed from 6 years ago, when the Somali-American community saw 24 of their young men leave the Twin Cities to go fight for al-Shabaab, the al-Qaeda affiliate in Somalia. Today, the recruiting efforts are much the same -- slick videos that ...

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Somali refugee family finds new home after being displaced f

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 20:00
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MassLive.comThe issue also revived the controversy in the city over managing the influx of Somali refugees since 2003. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has repeatedly called for a moratorium on new placements, arguing the families tax the city's housing and school systems ...

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SOMALIA: Somalia condemns Israel� - Raxanreeb Online

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 14:00
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Raxanreeb OnlineSomali foreign minister Abdirahman Beyle has criticized Israel of continuously subjecting unarmed innocent Palestinian civilians to their strong air ground forces in Gaza. In statement from Somalia's foreign minister office read, �Somalia is strongly ...

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Somali PM: Donors must deliver on promises - Horseed Media

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:00
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Horseed MediaSomali_PM_Abdiweli_Sheikh A country whose very name is almost enough of an introduction, Somalia's reputation of unfathomable violence and desperate poverty is known around the world. In decades of civil war, it has been described as a �failed state� ...

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