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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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
A fierce fighting broke out in Lower Shabelle this morning between the forces of the federal government backed by AMISOM and Alshabaab.
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.
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.
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has made urgent appeal to its Member States and the international organizations to provide urgent assistance to Somalia.
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.
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.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 04:52 am
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