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Veteran Somali Journalist Dies in Ethiopia

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Veteran Somali Journalist Dies in Ethiopia

Veteran Somali Journalist Ahmed Hassan Cawke has passed away last night in Jig-Jiga, the capital of Somali regional state in Ethiopia. His sister Canab Hassan Cawke has confirmed the death of her brother to the media. Several Somali leaders across various political spectrums have sent their condolences to the family and friends of the late […]

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Refugee crisis could boost Swedish economy

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Refugee crisis could boost Swedish economy

Economists from Swedish bank Nordea have suggested that the nation’s economy will grow by 0.5 percent as Sweden continues to take in record numbers of refugees fleeing conflicts in Africa and the Middle East. Five myths about Sweden’s refugee crisis (13 Nov 15) Police stop dozens at Swedish border checks (13 Nov 15) Is Sweden […]

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Jubaland President rebuts claims of racket involving KDF

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Jubaland President rebuts claims of racket involving KDF

President Ahmed Mohamed Islam pointed out that as far as he was concerned, there was no illegal trade of charcoal from Somalia/MIKE KARIUKI advertisements The leader of the semi-autonomous Jubaland region of Somalia has refuted claims of charcoal and sugar smuggling through the port of Kismayu, and stated that Kenyan soldiers have been unfairly accused […]

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Fight Between Rival Al-Shabab Factions Kills 9

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Fight Between Rival Al-Shabab Factions Kills 9

Rival factions of al-Shabab militants clashed Wednesday in Somalia, in the latest sign of a split over whether to align with al-Qaida or the Islamic State. The clash occurred when a group of al-Shabab fighters attacked the hideout of a pro-Islamic State faction, according to residents. Nine fighters from both sides were killed and eight wounded in the fighting near Saakow in […]

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US offers 27 million dollars for Al-Shabaab leader info

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US offers 27 million dollars for Al-Shabaab leader info

Washington (dpa) – The United States has offered rewards of up to 27 million dollars for information on six “key leaders” in the Somali Islamist group al-Shabaab, the US State Department announced Tuesday. There is a 6-million-dollar offer for information on Abu Ubaidah, who became head of the terrorist group after a US airstrike took out […]

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Security Council enhances role of UN support office in Somalia

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Security Council enhances role of UN support office in Somalia

9 November – The Security Council today approved a successor operation to the six-yearold United Nations Support Office for the African Union Mission to Somalia, known as UNSOA, underlining the role of the new entity to close gaps in UNSOA’s ability to deliver and to “consolidate and prioritize its efforts in line with the [Council’s] […]

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Somalia to deport illegal migrants from Kenya

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Somalia to deport illegal migrants from Kenya

Image caption The Kenyans were found to have overstayed their visas A Somali court has ordered the deportation of 27 Kenyans found to be in the country illegally. This is the first time in 25 years that Somalia is to expel foreigners for overstaying their visas. The men have also been fined $10 (£6.50) for […]

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Toronto city council votes to ban hookah use as of April 1

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Toronto city council votes to ban hookah use as of April 1

Hookahs or waterpipes are used to smoke tobacco and other herbal products. Also known as shisha, hookah smoking is especially popular among people from Middle Eastern and North African countries. Toronto city council has voted 34-3 to ban the use of hookah inside licensed establishments. The move will take effect April 1 and will apply to any licensed and unlicensed […]

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Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Holds Talks Session with Somalia’s President

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Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Holds Talks Session with Somalia’s President

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Holds Talks Session with Somalia’s President     Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud held official talks session at Al-Yamamah Palace here today with Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. During the talks session, they discussed bilateral relations and the developments in the region. The talks […]

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UN report accuses president’s allies of manipulating state formation process

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UN report accuses president’s allies of manipulating state formation process

Djibouti: 23 October ( DjibTalk) – A new report by the United Nations Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring group alleged that political associates close to the Somali president have invested heavily – financially and politically in manipulating state formations. The report has accused Damul Jadid, a political party close to President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of having […]

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