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YEMEN: Secret Prisons, UAE Tortures and US Interrogates

0 Visits: 167 | 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: 156 | 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: 239 | 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: 417 | 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

1 Visits: 534 | 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: 110 | 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: 160 | 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: 99 | 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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Fighting Kills More Than 3,000 in Congo's Kasai Region

0 Visits: 87 | Tuesday June 20, 2017 - 16:28:43
NAIROBI — Congolese security forces and a militia fighting them have killed at least 3,383 people in the central Kasai region since October, the Catholic church said on Tuesday, in the most detailed report to date on the violence.

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Somalia: At Least 20 Killed in Mogadishu Car Bomb Attack (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 214 | Tuesday June 20, 2017 - 15:54:25
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — At least 20 were confirmed killed and more than 20 others wounded after a mini-bus carrying banana and loaded with explosives targeted a busy district office in Mogadishu's Wadajir district on Tuesday, officials said.

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