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Grisly Road Accident Wounds Four in Central Somalia

0 Visits: 282 | Sunday November 19, 2017 - 19:38:46
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Four people were injured on Sunday morning when a bus they travelling in, overturned in central Somalia region, officials confirmed.

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Somalia to Pay $120,000 to US Lobby Firm for Positive Relations With Trump Administration

0 Visits: 367 | Sunday November 19, 2017 - 13:24:59
NEW YORK — The Somalia government has retained a former US senator to lobby the Trump administration officials and members of Congress.

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Kenya: Security Agencies on High Alert Over Possible Al-Shabaab Attacks

0 Visits: 463 | Sunday November 19, 2017 - 11:38:14
NAIROBI (Somali Update Online) — Kenyan Security agencies have been placed on high alert in areas near its border with Somalia following intelligence that al-Shabaab is planning attacks in the country.

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Somaliland: Opposition Party, Electoral Body Agrees to Resolve Allegations of Fake Ballot Papers

0 Visits: 253 | Sunday November 19, 2017 - 11:24:25
HARGEISA (Somali Update Online) — Somaliland's main opposition party and the National Election Commission (NEC) officials have ironed out their differences on fake ballot papers allegation following two day consultation.

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Somalia: Galmudug to Negotiate with Ahlusuna During Talks in Nairobi

0 Visits: 361 | Saturday November 18, 2017 - 19:14:58
NAIROBI (Somali Update Online) — Galmudug regional state in Somalia's central will hold key talks with the moderate Sufi group Ahlu Sunna Waljama (ASWJ) leaders in Kenya's capital on Saturday, sources confirmed.

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Somalia: Refoulement of Qalbi Dhagah was Illegal, Says Parliamentary Committee

0 Visits: 407 | Saturday November 18, 2017 - 18:48:58
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — The extradition of Abdikarim Muse Qalbi Dhagah, ONLF rebel commander and former Somali military officer, to Ethiopian regime was illegal, a report by parliamentary committee said on Saturday.

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Amid Conflict, Somalia Turns to Renewable Energy for Growth (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 210 | Saturday November 18, 2017 - 11:40:36
BONN, Germany – Throughout two weeks of negotiations here at the annual United Nations climate summit, the second to be held since 195 countries came together and vowed to curb climate change, the feeling of elation – Yes, we have a deal – has given way to more grounded strategizing: How do we…

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Under Trump, The Pentagon Has Been Quietly Escalating Its Presence In Somalia

0 Visits: 223 | Saturday November 18, 2017 - 10:46:20
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has been quietly but rapidly escalating its campaign against al-Qaeda-linked militants in Somalia, launching almost daily drone strikes in recent days and increasing the number of US troops deployed there almost tenfold since May.

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Somalia is a Victim of Ugly Geopolitics

0 Visits: 181 | Saturday November 18, 2017 - 10:16:23
Somalia suffered two big terrorist bombings in October. The carnage caused by the car blasts on Oct. 28 was immense, although nowhere close to the death and destruction following the Oct. 14 attacks that killed 358 people.

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UN Security Council Maintains Partial Lifting of Arms Embargo on Somalia for One Year

0 Visits: 252 | Saturday November 18, 2017 - 10:08:24
NEW YORK — The Security Council on Tuesday renewed until 15 November 2018 the partial lifting of the arms embargo on Somalia, authorization for maritime interdiction of illicit arms imports and charcoal exports, and the humanitarian exemption.

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