Somalia Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. AU, Somali Troops Take Key Town From al-ShababRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | Voice of America

    ... Monday, with the militants taking refuge in nearby jungles. Al-Shabab once controlled much of central and southern Somalia but has steadily lost territory since 2010 to African troops supporting the U.N.-backed Somali government. The al-Qaida-linked ...

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  2. Somalia: Qatar to Reopen Its Embassy in MogadishuRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | AllAfrica.com

    President Hassan and Mr. Hassan Bin Hamza discussed about intent the Qatar government is reopening its embassy in Somalia.

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  3. somalia:Qatar opens embassy in SomaliaRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | In-depth Africa

    Mareeg.com-Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud met the charg d'affaires of Qatar's Embassy in Mogadishu, Hassan bin Hamza Assad Mohammed, after the opening of the Qatari mission in Somalia.

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  4. 6 killed, dozens injured in blasts in Somali neighbourhood of Kenyan capital, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2014 | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... militant group al-Shabab has long threatened attacks in Kenya unless the country withdraws its troops from southern Somalia. Al-Shabab claimed the attack on Nairobi's Westgate Mall in September. That attack killed at least 67 people.

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  5. Qatar opens embassy in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | The Peninsula

    Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud met the charg d'affaires of Qatar's Embassy in Mogadishu, Hassan bin Hamza Assad Mohammed, after the opening of the Qatari mission in Somalia.

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  6. somali government's Weekly Press on the Progress of the GovernmentRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | In-depth Africa

    Mareeg.com-Mogadishu, 23 August 2014 HE the Minister of Information, Mustafa Duhulow, today addressed the media in Mogadishu, providing an update on the progress of the Federal Government of Somalia over the last week.

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  7. UN spends millions on security programs for terror-afflicted Somalia, ...Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | Walta Information Centre

    The United Nations Development Program, the U.N.'s flagship anti-poverty agency, spent tens of millions to make terrorism-battered Somalia safer, but never verified that the work was done, or even that its government partners had the capacity to do their jobs, according to a scathing internal auditors' report.

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  8. Kenya Police: Man in custody admits he is suspect wanted in Somalia for murdering journalistsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | In-depth Africa

    A Somali man in Kenyan police custody has admitted that he is Hassan Hanafi, who is wanted in Somalia for the killing of journalists, a senior Kenya police official said Friday.

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  9. Somalia TV sales grow as many avoid public placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | The Detroit News

    ... go to homes across the Somali capital to install new systems or fix faulty ones. The TV business is booming in Somalia, in part because of fears by people of gathering in public places like restaurants that are targeted for deadly attacks by the ...

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  10. The Expendables 3 movie review: High on action, low on performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | BollywoodLife.com

    ... Snipes). Once Doc is carefully secured and introduced to the team, the narration shifts to the coast of Mogadishu in Somalia on a mission to apprehend a notorious arms dealer. It is during this Somalian raid that they discover that their target is ...

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  11. Troops Pledged for East African Standby ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Voice of America

    Somali soldiers patrol near the wreckage of a car bomb that was detonated at the main gate of the presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia, July, 9, 2014.

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  12. .com | Kenya: Man says he is wanted Somali terror suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | News24

    A Somali man in Kenyan police custody has admitted that he is Hassan Hanafi, who is wanted in Somalia for the killing of journalists, a senior Kenya police official said on Friday.

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  13. US Pays Tribute to World's HumanitariansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | NewsBlaze

    ... and Development were shot while working on a rural development project in the northern Afghan province of Faryab. In Somalia, one Kenyan, five Somali, and two South African nationals killed at their U.N. compound in Mogadishu. World Humanitarian Day ...

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  14. Kenya: Man says he is wanted Somali terror suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A Somali man in Kenyan police custody has admitted that he is Hassan Hanafi , who is wanted in Somalia for the killing of journalists, a senior Kenya police official said Friday.

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  15. WFP Condemns Ration Card Scam In BossasoRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | PressReleasePoint

    ... those who seek to profit from the plight of vulnerable people," said Laurent Bukera, the WFP representative for Somalia. WFP urges the public to report fraudulent activities being perpetrated in its name to the authorities, and to WFP using its ...

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  16. Somalia:AMISOM command in Kismayo officially taken from KDFRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | In-depth Africa

    ... came after the Somali government requested so from the African Union, after accusing the Kenyan forces of violating Somalia's sovereignty. "The African Union accepted the request by the Somali government to remove the Kenyan forces from the AMISOM ...

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  17. Somali authorities detain three journalists and shutter radio stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    ... capital, according to wire reports . "Arresting journalists and closing down a radio station will not solve any of Somalia's problems," said CPJ East Africa Representative Tom Rhodes. "Abdimalik Yusuf, Mohamud Mohamed, and Ahmed Abdi Hassan should ...

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  18. .com | Somali journos face trial as govt denies tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | News24

    ... e three men have been badly tortured in an attempt to extract confessions," RSF said. It has also been threatened by Somalia's hardline Shabaab fighters over its reporting, and several of its journalists and two of its directors have been killed.

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  19. UNHCR Seeks Repatriation of Somali RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Voice of America

    An internally displaced Somali girl carries a jerry-can of water as she walks through their makeshift shelters at Sayyidka camp in the Howlwadag district, south of Somalia's capital Mogadishu.

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  20. Somali child soldiers 'punished' in foreign-funded camps: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Daily Star

    NAIROBI: Former child soldiers in war-torn Somalia are being held in prison conditions in foreign-funded camps, "punishing" rather than rehabilitating them, the top U.N. children's envoy said Thursday.

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