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3 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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6 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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AlertNet

Nine killed in fighting between rival regions in north Somalia

At least nine people were killed in fighting on Thursday between rival areas in Somalia's usually calm Somaliland region, residents said, highlighting the fragility of security improvements anywhere in the Horn of Africa nation.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Somalia: Business Resumes At Mogadishu's Bakara Market Following Merchant Strike

Business returned to normal in Mogadishu's Bakara market on Tuesday after merchants held a two-day strike in protest of the illegal levy of taxes on their goods.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

In-depth Africa

Somalia: NUSOJ and Finnish VIKES Conduct three Day workshop for Somali Journalists in Mogadishu

The National Union of Somali Journalists and the Finnish Foundation for Media and Development conducted a two-phase, three day workshop for 80 journalists invited from the whole media stations in Mogadishu at Siyaad City Hotel on 23 25 August, 2014.

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The Baltimore Sun

Somali 'paradise flower' chewers savor low-price bliss after UK ban

"The president has arrived, the president has arrived," chant youths in Mogadishu's Beerta Khaatka market, as armed men in trucks mounted with machine guns escort lorries with horns blaring through the throng.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Voice of America

AU, Somali Troops Take Key Town From al-Shabab

The AU force says the capture of Tiyeglow gives the Somali government full control of the Bakool region and prevents al-Shabab from extorting high fees from vehicles using a main road that cuts through the town.

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Foreign Policy

Franchise Opportunity: Western Union in Somaliland

The self-declared republic's economy is based on remittances from abroad -- which are good business, too.

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