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Sep 16th, 2014
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Thousands of the residents in Somali capital Mogadishu have come out today in large numbers to show their support to government forces battling Al Shabaab. The residents who waved Somali flag and anti Al Shabaab placards denounced the group … »...
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Sep 16th, 2014
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  Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has reached the southern port city of Kismayu to join his interior minister Abdullahi Godah to attend peace and reconciliation meeting aimed at bringing together the warring communities in the larger Juba land … »...
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Sep 16th, 2014
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When a Somali interpreter from the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) approached Idil in July 2013 asking her to “befriend” a Ugandan soldier in exchange for money, she was struggling to survive. Idil (not her real name) had fled to the capital, Mogadishu, during the 2011 famine an...
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Sep 16th, 2014
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Mareeg.com-Optimism for peace and recovery in Somalia has become a transient feeling quickly dashed by the occurrence of violent incidents and discovery of gross wrongdoings. Many observers have expressed cautious optimism for better outlook after the recent killing of Ahmed Godane, leader of Al Qaed...
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Sep 16th, 2014
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Mogadishu:- A delegation led by Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed on Monday left Somali capital Mogadishu to attend an upcoming conference to discuss ways to enhance the capacity of Somalia’s armed forces which is expected to kick off tomorrow in London. The prime minister who briefed...
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Sep 16th, 2014
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BY: Harun Maruf A Somali-American man says his son has left the United States to join an Islamist extremist group in Syria. In an exclusive interview with VOA’s Somali Service, the father of Mohamud Mohamed, 19, said his son vanished from the city of Minneapolis on July 18, then called his moth...
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Sep 16th, 2014
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MOGADISHU- Somalia’s al Shabaab militants denied on Monday that Ugandan authorities had foiled an attack by the group, after police in Uganda’s capital seized explosives and suicide vests and arrested 19 people. Ugandan Information Minister Rose Namayanja told Reuters that Saturday’...
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Sep 16th, 2014
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In Sweden, the Social Democrats defeated the center-right government, winning 31.2 percent of the votes in the general elections Sunday. The anti-immigration party, Sweden Democrats, more than doubled their votes to 12.9 percent and became the third party in the elections. After the eight-year govern...
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Sep 15th, 2014
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Al Shabaab militant group has denied that Ugandan security forces have foiled planned attack by the militant members. In a statement the group strongly denied the claims by US and Uganda officials on planned attacks in Ugandan soil. “Harakat Al-Shabaab Al-Mujahideen strongly deny the purported ...
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Sep 15th, 2014
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KAMPALA – Ugandan police have said that suspected Islamist Al-Shabaab insurgents arrested in weekend raids had planned to carry out bomb attacks, as the US embassy said the immediate threat had been “countered”. Police raids on Saturday came two weeks after Ugandan troops, fighting ...