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Somalia: India to Transfer Sentenced Somali Pirates

0 Visits: 417 | Thursday June 08, 2017 - 13:50:43
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — The Federal Government of Somalia welcomed on Thursday India Cabinet approval of the Agreement between India and Somalia on transfer of sentenced persons, according to Somali Minister of Information, Abdirahman Omar Osman.

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Somalia: Militants Carry Daring Raid on Puntland Military Base

0 Visits: 308 | Thursday June 08, 2017 - 13:32:02
BOSASSO (Somali Update Online) — Al-Shabab militant group carried a daring raid on a heavily fortified military camp in Af-Urur, bout 100KM from the northeastern town of Bosasso on Thursday morning, officials and militants said.

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Somalia: Female Lawmaker Survives Bomb Attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 407 | Wednesday June 07, 2017 - 20:29:56
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — A female lawmaker has survived bomb explosion targeted to her vehicle in Mogadishu's Taleh neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon, security official said.

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Somalia: So Many Trapped Al-Shabab Commanders Willing to Defect, Minister Says

0 Visits: 259 | Wednesday June 07, 2017 - 17:34:19
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somalia's Information Minister, Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng Yarisow) confirmed the defections of two Al-Shabaab commanders, one in Hiiraan and one in Kismayo, Somalia.

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Somalia: Gunmen Shot Dead Security Officer Amid Operation in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 235 | Wednesday June 07, 2017 - 16:03:32
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Unidentified assailants shot and killed a security officer in Mogadishu's Arwo Itko junstion in Warta Nabadda district on Wednesday, eyewitnesses said.

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Somalia: Foreign Ministry Official Position on Arab States Diplomatic Crisis

0 Visits: 264 | Wednesday June 07, 2017 - 15:38:26
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali Federal Government on Wednesday declared its official position on the diplomatic row between the Arab states after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and United Arab Emirates severed ties with Qatar on Monday.

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Rethinking the Somali State

0 Visits: 245 | Wednesday June 07, 2017 - 15:22:56
Somalia has been a failed state for over two decades and is beginning to fully recover as a nation. Beyond broader developmental issues, Somalia has lagged because it lacked a proper structure of government.

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IN PICTURES: Somali President Farmajo Visits Kismayo with Warm Welcome

0 Visits: 269 | Tuesday June 06, 2017 - 22:30:43
KISMAYO (Somali Update Online) — Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has on Tuesday started tour in the southern port town of Kismayo where he received a warm welcome by the local authorities in the town.

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Somalia: Government Ministries to Receive Country Code Domain

0 Visits: 174 | Tuesday June 06, 2017 - 18:08:42
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — The Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Technology has officially announced that the Ministry is offering domain and email services based on Somalia's country-code top-level domain (dotSO),the ministry said.

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Qatar Airways Uses Somalia Airspace After Gulf States, Egypt Blocked Flight Access

0 Visits: 387 | Tuesday June 06, 2017 - 16:51:22
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Gulf carrier Qatar Airways started to use Somalia airspace 15 times more than its previous airspace access after four Arab countries blocked the airlines access into their spaces.

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