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Somalia: Jubbaland Minister Succumbs to Injuries He Sustained from Car Blast in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 220 | Thursday June 22, 2017 - 20:53:23
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Minister for Youth and Sports of Somalia's Jubbaland regional state Sheikh Mohamed Yusuf Aw-Libah has succumbed to critical injuries he sustained from today's car bomb blast that hit Waberi Police Station in Mogadishu.

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Somalia: At Least Eight Killed in Mogadishu Police Station Car Bomb Attack (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 178 | Thursday June 22, 2017 - 16:38:52
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — At least eight have been confirmed dead and nearly ten others injured after a suicide car bomb hit the entrance of Waberi Police Station in Mogadishu on Thursday.

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YEMEN: Secret Prisons, UAE Tortures and US Interrogates

0 Visits: 159 | Thursday June 22, 2017 - 16:32:54
MUKALLA, Yemen — Hundreds of men swept up in the hunt for al-Qaida militants have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and torture extreme — including the "grill," in which the victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun in a circle of…

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Somali President Congratulates Newly-appointed Saudi Crown Prince

0 Visits: 134 | Thursday June 22, 2017 - 14:17:39
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Thursday congratulated the new Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman, the son of the current Saudi King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz.

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Somalia: Puntland Displays Defected ISIS Terror Group Members

0 Visits: 205 | Wednesday June 21, 2017 - 21:01:15
BOSASSO (Somali Update Online) — Security officials in Somalia's semi-autonomous state of Puntland on Tuesday displayed eight defected ISIS terror group members.

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Somalia: Despite Security Challenges, Somalia Wants to Revive Tourism Industry

0 Visits: 355 | Wednesday June 21, 2017 - 09:32:21
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Despite security challenges in the country with frequent terror attacks on restaurants and hotels, Somalia says it is in the mid of process of a master plan to revive the country's tourism industry, according to the Minister of Information, Culture & Tourism…

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The Peripheral Spillover Effect of the Gulf Crisis into the Horn of Africa

0 Visits: 454 | Wednesday June 21, 2017 - 09:18:21
The Horn of Africa, according to the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), comprises of eight countries including Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda).

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12,000 Camels, Sheep Forced Back to Qatar Amid Crisis

0 Visits: 104 | Wednesday June 21, 2017 - 05:18:50
DOHA — Around 12,000 camels and sheep have become the latest victims of the Gulf diplomatic crisis, being forced to trek back to Qatar from Saudi Arabia, a newspaper reported Tuesday.

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World Refugee Day: EU Donates €800,000 for Education and Protection of Refugee Children in Kenya

0 Visits: 152 | Tuesday June 20, 2017 - 17:31:33
NAIROBI — The European Union has committed €800,000 for UNICEF's humanitarian response programmes to help refugee children in Kenya. The funding will support humanitarian child protection and education services for children in Kakuma and Dadaab Refugee Camps.

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Egypt Kills 12 Militants in North Sinai Air Strike

0 Visits: 85 | Tuesday June 20, 2017 - 16:34:31
CAIRO — Egyptian jets bombed a gathering site of Sinai-based Islamist militants, killing 12 and destroying several four-wheel-drive vehicles, the military said on Tuesday.

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