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Ethiopia Says Ethnic Clashes Kill More Than 20 in Past Week

0 Visits: 384 | Sunday November 26, 2017 - 21:31:28
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia's government says more than 20 people have been killed in renewed clashes between ethnic Oromos and Somalis in the past week.

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UNICEF: Vaccines Cargo to Blockaded Yemen Can't Be one-off

0 Visits: 361 | Sunday November 26, 2017 - 21:17:57
AMMAN, Jordan — The U.N. child agency said Sunday that it has flown 1.9 million doses of vaccines to war-torn Yemen, its first aid delivery since a Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels tightened a sea and air blockade earlier this month.

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Somali PM Finds Replacement for Defense Minister Who Resigned a Month Ago

0 Visits: 396 | Sunday November 26, 2017 - 15:04:41
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire on Sunday named Mohamed Mursal Osman as Somalia's new Defense Minister after his predecessor left the office a month and half ago.

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Somali PM Fires Religious Affairs Minister Following Internal Rift

0 Visits: 325 | Sunday November 26, 2017 - 14:12:11
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire on Sunday fired Religious Affairs Minister, Iiman Abdullahi Ali amid growing rift between the premier and his cabinet members.

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16 Days Activism Campaign Highlights Gender-Based Violence Against Women in Somalia (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 510 | Sunday November 26, 2017 - 08:24:37
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Campaign against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) aimed at preventing and eleminating violence against women and girls was launched on Saturday in Somalia.

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Somali Community Games Kick off in Atlanta, USA

0 Visits: 361 | Saturday November 25, 2017 - 15:54:55
ATLANTA, USA (Somali Update Online) — Sport teams from eight states of the USA on Thursday converged in Atlanta city of Georgia State for Somali community games during this winter.

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Three Soldiers Killed in Hand Grenade Blast in Afgoye

0 Visits: 394 | Saturday November 25, 2017 - 15:30:35
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — At least three soldiers were killed after hand grenade hurled at SNA convoy passing near a restaurant in Afgoye town hit their car, official and residents said Saturday.

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Somali Leader Condemns Egypt Mosque Attack That Killed At Least 235

0 Visits: 276 | Saturday November 25, 2017 - 14:06:15
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has condemned the heinous terror attack on Friday in a mosque in Egypt's Sinai Province that left at least 235 people dead and more than hundred others injured.

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Militants Attack Egyptian Mosque, At Least 235 People Killed

0 Visits: 161 | Saturday November 25, 2017 - 12:05:57
CAIRO, Egypt — In the deadliest-ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt, militants assaulted a crowded mosque during prayers, blasting helpless worshippers with gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades and blocking their escape routes.

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Somali, AU Forces Capture Al-Shabaab Training Base in Lower Shabelle

0 Visits: 601 | Friday November 24, 2017 - 21:37:45
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali forces and those of the African Union mission (AMISOM) have captured al-Shabaab militants base in Abiikarow village of Lower Shabelle region, officials said on Friday.

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