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1 hr ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

Pentagon: US military conducts operation in Somalia

U.S. military forces conducted an operation Monday against the Al-Shabaab network in Somalia, Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm.

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1 hr ago | WOODTV.com

US military targets extremists in Somalia

In this photo taken Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 and provided by the African Union Mission to Somalia Monday, Sept.

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1 hr ago | News Max

US Forces Carry Out Operation Against Al-Shabaab in Somalia

U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia, a U.S. Department of Defense spokesman said.

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4 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

somalia:Information Minister Welcomes Cabinet Approval of Draft Media Law

Mareeg.com-Mogadishu, 01 September 2014 H.E. Mustafa Duhulow, the Minister of Information, today warmly welcomed cabinet approval of the draft Media Law, saying: "The Media Law is in the interest of Somalis, it will let us enhance the development of Somali Media."

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8 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Somali government and AMISOM jostle for Kismayu peace deal

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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12 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Khaatumo : Two Regional States' Birth Meet Federalism Obstacles in the North of Somalia

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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15 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Somali Forces Halt Terrorist Attack on Security Complex in Mogadishu."

Mareeg.com-Mogadishu, 31 August 2014 H.E. Mustafa Duhulow, the Minister of Information today praised security forces' bravery in halting an attack on the Godka Jilicow detention centre in Mogadishu.

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19 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Somalia: Fiscal Budget and Federal Government legitimacy

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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Sun Aug 31, 2014

In-depth Africa

somalia:Somalia International partners welcome reconciliation progress in Kismayo

Mogadishu, 31 August 2014 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 Somali National Army with the support of ... (more)

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WAND-TV Decatur

Somalia: 12 killed as army repels attack on prison

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

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DNA India

Al Shabaab Islamists attack intelligence site in Somalia, leaving 11 dead

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 11 people dead, government officials and the rebel group said.

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Cybercast News Service

Somalia: Extremists attack high security prison

Heavily armed suspected Islamic militants attacked a high security prison in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Sunday in an apparent attempt to free militants held there, police said.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Somalia: Extremists attack high security prison

The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues to grow while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.

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Al Jazeera

Al-Shabab attacks Somalia's intelligence HQ

The Somali armed group al-Shebab fighters have attacked country's intelligence headquarters in central Mogadishu, setting off a bomb and opening fire on the complex, police and witnesses said.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Somalia: Fierce Fighting Starts in Lower Shabelle Between the Govt Troops and Alshabaab

A fierce fighting broke out in Lower Shabelle this morning between the forces of the federal government backed by AMISOM and Alshabaab.

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Cybercast News Service

Somalia launches offensive against extremists

Military officials say the Somali army, backed by African Union forces, has launched a long-awaited operation against al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab fighters in southern Somalia.

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RTE.ie

African troops in fresh offensive in Somalia

The 22,000 strong Somali and African Union force is taking back a string of towns from the Shebab Islamist fighters Somali and African Union forces have launched a long-awaited fresh offensive against Shebab Islamist fighters aimed to capture remaining ports from the extremists, army and government officials have said.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

U.S. Special Representative for Somalia, UN Special Representative of ...

U.S. Special Representative for Somalia, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, and EU Ambassador to Somalia Appeal for All Armed Forces to Withdraw from Saaxdheer, Sool Region.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

CNN

@ORC35 -Onlf's Response Regarding the Puntland Strongman's...

Abdiweli Gaas, the previous Somali PM who now rules Puntland, has recently stomped to Ethiopia, claiming that he no longer recognizes the Somali Federal government, seeking help from the Ethiopian regime which is known to encourage any spoiler like Abdiweli in order to destabilize the effort to rebuild the Somali Republic.

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In-depth Africa

OIC appeals to its members to assist Somalia

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has made urgent appeal to its Member States and the international organizations to provide urgent assistance to Somalia.

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