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Mogadishu October 14 Truck Bomb Victims to Return from Turkey After Treatment

0 Visits: 194 | Tuesday November 14, 2017 - 12:06:40
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Ten victims of October 14 truck bomb blast who were treated in Turkey will be returning to Mogadishu on Tuesday, Somali government confirmed.

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US Military Launches Series of Air Strikes in Yemen and Somalia

0 Visits: 198 | Tuesday November 14, 2017 - 09:02:22
WASHINGTON — The US military conducted a series of airstrikes targeting terrorists in Somalia and Yemen over the weekend, according to multiple military officials.

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IS in Somalia Could be a 'Significant Threat' if it Attracts Fighters Fleeing Syria

0 Visits: 120 | Tuesday November 14, 2017 - 08:51:40
MOGADISHU — The Islamic State group's growing presence in Somalia could become a "significant threat" if it attracts fighters fleeing collapsing strongholds in Syria and Iraq, experts say, and already it seems to be influencing local al-Shabab extremists to adopt tactics like beheadings.

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Somalia: Suspected Al-Shabaab Gunmen Kill Electoral Delegate Elder in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 327 | Monday November 13, 2017 - 14:53:25
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) —Suspected al-Shabaab gunmen have shot and killed a prominent elder in the capital, Mogadishu, Sunday night the latest in a string of assassinations against the elders who involved in the country's electoral delegate who selected the current lawmakers in 2016-2017…

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Long Queues as Voting Kicks off in Somaliland (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 216 | Monday November 13, 2017 - 14:14:16
HARGEISA (Somali Update Online) — Voting begun on Monday morning in the breakaway Somaliland in the third poll to elect the 5th president since 1991.

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Kenya Army in Somalia Once Again on the Spot over al-Shabaab Charcoal Exports

0 Visits: 144 | Monday November 13, 2017 - 08:35:11
NAIROBI — Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) units assigned to the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) are failing to enforce a ban on charcoal exports by al-Shabaab, a team of United Nations monitors charges in a new report.

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UNHCR Repatriates 108,498 Somali Refugees Back to Somalia

0 Visits: 159 | Monday November 13, 2017 - 08:27:57
MOGADISHU — The UN refugee agency said on Friday that some 108,498 refugees have returned to Somalia since voluntary repatriation exercise begun in December 2014.

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Five Things to Know About Somaliland's Vote

0 Visits: 149 | Monday November 13, 2017 - 08:16:10
HARGEISA — After a seven-year wait, Somaliland will go to the polls to elect a new leader. Here are five things you need to know:

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U.S Fears Escalation of Islamist Insurgency, Appeals against AMISOM Withdrawal from Somalia

0 Visits: 137 | Monday November 13, 2017 - 08:02:18
MOGADISHU — The United States has appealed against the downsizing of African Union troops in Somalia fearing escalation of extremist attacks.

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Somalia Condemns Houthi Rocket Attack on Saudi Capital

0 Visits: 221 | Sunday November 12, 2017 - 21:15:18
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — The Federal Republic of Somalia strongly condemns the recent rocket attack by the Yemeni Shiite rebels on the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh.

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