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AU, UN envoys assess security in <b>Somalia</b> ahead of troops exit

Google: Somalia - 4 hours 7 min ago
"The visit took place as deliberations on the drawdown of AU troops from key towns in south central Somalia continue, between the government, the Somali security forces and AMISOM," the AU mission said in a statement issued in Mogadishu. The pan-African troops are expected to relinquish the ...
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<b>Somalia</b>: 5 dead in Somaliland protests over election fraud claim

Google: Somalia - 4 hours 24 min ago
BUROA, Somaliland - At least five people have been killed and dozens wounded in post-election violence in Somaliland after opposition leader Abdirahman Irro claimed "massive" fraud in Monday's vote, Garowe Online reports. Witnesses said four civilian and a Police officer died during overnight ...
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Pope recognises martyrdom of sister killed in <b>Somalia</b> in 2006

Google: Somalia - 5 hours 15 min ago
Pope Francis formally recognized the martyrdom of an Italian Consolata sister murdered in Somalia in 2006 and the martyrdom of a 25-year-old priest in Hungary in ... Most Islamic leaders in Somalia condemned the killing, emphasising that Sister Sgorbati was dedicating her efforts to the Somali people.
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Al-Shabaab attack military base near Mogadishu

Google: Somalia - 5 hours 26 min ago
Fighters from Al-Shabaab launched an attack on a military base near Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, yesterday, Garowe Online reported. The attack took place in Hawo Abdi, an area leading to the main road linking Mogadishu. Local residents heard gun fire and the use of explosive weaponry. There are ...
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<b>Somalia</b>: President Farmajo to visit UAE amid frosty relations

Google: Somalia - 6 hours 33 min ago
Sources at Villa Somalia said Ministers, Federal lawmakers, and other ... The trip by Somali President to UAE comes amid frosty relations between the ...
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Oldest Australian Human Returned to 42000-year-old Grave

Google: Somalia - 6 hours 45 min ago
In this image made from video, the oldest human remains in a coffin are unloaded and placed on the ground during a traditional ceremony in Lake ...
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<b>Somalia</b>: Security Forces Arrests 19 Alshabab in Lower Shabelle

Google: Somalia - 6 hours 45 min ago
A security swoop conducted by Somalia security agents has nabbed nineteen Alshabaab militants in Lower Shabelle, Somalia Information Minister ...
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&#39;Al-Shabaab not the cause of conflict in <b>Somalia</b>&#39;

Google: Somalia - 6 hours 45 min ago
Somali military forces, backed by African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) forces, had succeeded by 2014 in driving the jihadists out of the capital ...
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Somaliland: One Person Injured as Residents Storm House over Printing Fake Ballot Papers in ...

Google: Somalia - 6 hours 56 min ago
HARGEISA (Somali Update Online) — One person was injured on Thursday evening in Somaliland's Burao town after local residents stormed printing ...
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Two Killed in Somaliland After Demos over Poll Irregularities Erupted in Burao and Hargeisa (VIDEO)

Google: Somalia - 7 hours 7 min ago
HARGEISA (Somali Update Online) — Two people were killed and several others sustained injuries after demonstrations over alleged poll irregularities turned chaotic in Burao and Hargeisa towns in the breakaway Somaliland on Thursday night, officials and witnesses confirmed. Violent protests ...
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US escalates <b>Somalia</b> fight while Pentagon downplays buildup

Google: Somalia - 7 hours 7 min ago
A Ugandan soldier inspects one of the nearly 20 armored vehicles provided by the U.S. Department of Defense and Department of State at Mogadishu ...
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<b>Somalia</b> nabs 19 Al-Shabaab suspects in military operation

Google: Somalia - 8 hours 3 min ago
MOGADISHU, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Somali government said on Thursday evening it had arrested 19 Al-Shabaab suspects in the southern Lower ...
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Kenyan Police Fire in Air to Disperse Opposition Demonstrators

Google: Somalia - 8 hours 15 min ago
Riot police officers control supporters of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga of the National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition from accessing the ...
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Two Killed in Somaliland After Demos over Poll Irregularities Erupted in Burao and Hargeisa

Google: Somalia - 8 hours 48 min ago
HARGEISA (Somali Update Online) — Two people were killed and several others sustained injuries after demonstrations over alleged poll ...
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Robert Mugabe Meets Generals, Refuses to Step Down

Google: Somalia - 9 hours 11 min ago
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe (second right) poses alongside Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Constantino Chiwenga (right) ...
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<b>Somalia</b>: Galmudug State And ASWJ Meet in Nairobi Over Power Sharing Deal

Google: Somalia - 11 hours 15 min ago
Somalia: Galmudug State And ASWJ Meet in Nairobi Over Power Sharing ... Former interior and security minister of Somali Government Abdisamad ...
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Pentagon steps up <b>Somalia</b> drone strikes

Google: Somalia - 11 hours 37 min ago
In May, officials said only about 50 US troops were in Somalia providing training and advice for the Somali military and logistical support, but on ...
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ISIS Eyes Sahel As Next Safe Haven

Google: Somalia - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 23:15
The U.S. has been historically inconsistent in its involvement in Africa – swaying from active involvement in Somalia during the 1990s to near complete ...
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Quad Cities continue to attract international students

Google: Somalia - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 22:28
Aweys Ahmed Aweys said he feels right at home at St. Amrbose University, even though he's thousands of miles away from his family in Somalia.
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Mo Farah, Amma Asante Receive Orders of The British Empire

Google: Somalia - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:26
Somali track star, Mo Farah was knighted by The Queen, while Ghanaian ... British-Somali star athlete and four-time Olympic gold medal winner, Mo ...
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