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  1. Joint statement by the UN, IGAD and EU Envoys to Somalia...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

    MOGADISHU, Somalia, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization / - The United Nations, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development and European Union welcomed the agreement by Col Barre Adan Shire to participate in a reconciliation process and for his irregular military forces to present themselves for screening and potential integration into the ... (more)

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  2. Al Shebab militia in bomb, gun attack on Somali intelligence officeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... in the centre of Mogadishu, which police said left at least seven militants dead on Sunday. Photo - AFP Mogadishu: Somalia's Al Shebab rebels carried out a major car bomb and gun attack against an intelligence headquarters in central Mogadishu on ...

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  3. World news briefs: 9/1/14Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... broadcast on Al Arabiya's Hadath channel, the man appeared blindfolded and pleaded for his release. MOGADISHU, Somalia - Islamist rebels blew up a car bomb and gunmen attacked a national intelligence site in Somalia's capital where suspected ...

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  4. Somalia: Fiscal Budget and Federal Government legitimacyRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    Recently, I came across a document titled " Federal Government of Somalia Appropriation Act for the 2014 Budget ," consisting of Act No 00005 and financial statement.

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  5. Somali government and AMISOM jostle for Kismayu peace dealRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    The federal government of Somalia and the leadership of AMSIOM peacekeeping troops in Somalia seem to be rushing to own general Bare Hirale decision to end the nearly one year standoff with interim Juba land administration.

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  6. Khaatumo : Two Regional States' Birth Meet Federalism Obstacles in the North of SomaliaRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    Mareeg.com-Over the last two decades Somalia has been striving for to stand its two feet again, to lay its regional and international role, and to cope with the problems of piracy and terrorism, which ruined the prestige of Somalia and reputation Somali identity as well.

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  7. Somali Forces Halt Terrorist Attack on Security Complex in Mogadishu."Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    ... of the security forces as well as two innocent passersby were also killed in the incident. The Federal Government of Somalia sends sincere condolences to their families." The Minister said. The Minister of Information concluded his remarks, saying ...

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  8. Shebab rebels in bomb, gun attack on Somali intelligence officeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... of attack bearing all the hallmarks of the Al Qaeda-linked extremist Shebab militia. The assault came a day after Somalia's national army and African Union forces said they had captured a Shebab stronghold as part of a joint offensive aimed at ...

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  9. AMISOM welcomes the progress made in Jubbaland reconciliation effortsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    ... Jubba Administration. UN Security Council 2093 (2013) mandated AMISOM "to support dialogue and reconciliation in Somalia by assisting with free movement, safe passage and protection of all those involved with the peace and reconciliation process in ...

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  10. Somalia: 12 killed as army repels attack on prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    MOGADISHU, Somalia Somalia's government forces regained control of a high security prison in the capital that was attacked Sunday by seven heavily armed suspected Islamic militants who attempted to free other extremists held there, officials said.

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  11. Somali troops oust militants from southern townRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    ... from a southern town they have been controlling, an official said Saturday. Abdiqadir Mohamed Nor, the governor of Somalia's Lower Shabelle region where the fighting is taking place, said the al-Shabab stronghold of Bulomarer was seized from ...

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  12. Islamist rebels attack intelligence site in Somalia, 12 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... MOGADISHU, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Islamist rebels blew up a car bomb and gunmen attacked a national intelligence site in Somalia's capital where suspected militants are held, in an assault on Sunday that left at least 12 people dead. Three soldiers and ...

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  13. International community welcomes peace agreement in KismayuRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    ... deal between General Barre Hirale and interim Juba land administration spearheaded by the federal government of Somalia, this is great move as far as the establishment of peace and stability is concerned in Somalia," said the press statement jointly ...

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  14. Militants attack intelligence site in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... Omar MOGADISHU: Islamist rebels blew up a car bomb and gunmen attacked a national intelligence site in Somalia's capital where suspected militants are held, in an assault Sunday that left at least 12 people dead. Three soldiers and two civilians ...

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  15. Somali warlord agrees to talks, boosts government peace effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... Children play in celebration after attending Eid al-Fitr prayers to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Feisal Omar MOGADISHU, Aug 31 (Reuters) - A Somali clan leader who fought for ...

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  16. Shabaab suicide assault team hits Somali intelligence HQ in MogadishuRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Long War Journal

    Earlier today Shabaab, al Qaeda's official branch in Somalia, launched a coordinated suicide assault against the national intelligence headquarters in a highly secured area in the capital of Mogadishu.

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  17. 12 dead in Islamist attack on Somali prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | 4029TV.com

    ... They were Al-Shabaab fighters, and security guards at the prison "foiled the attack" and killed seven of the rebels, Somalia's Information Minister H.E. Mustafa Duhulow said in a statement. "The attackers exchanged heavy gunfire with prison guards ...

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  18. Seven Al Shabaab militants killed in Somalia prison attackRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... presidency said Sunday. "Seven Al Shabaab (militants) were killed in an attack on Godka Jilicow prison in Mogadishu, Somalia," the Somali presidency said in a tweet, Xinhua reported. Witnesses said the bodies of seven dead militants lay strewn near ...

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  19. Shebab rebels stage major attack on Somalia intelligence HQRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Somalia's Shebab rebels carried out a car bomb and gun attack against an intelligence headquarters in central Mogadishu on Sunday, leaving at least seven militants and five others dead.

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  20. At least 11 dead in Islamist attack in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Reuters

    ROUGH CUT STORY: Islamist rebels blew up a car bomb and gunmen attacked a national-intelligence site in Somalia's capital where suspected militants are held, in an assault on Sunday that left at least 11 people dead, government officials and the rebel group said.

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