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HE the President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud Strongly Condemns Attack on NISA Facility in Mogadishu

September 01, 2014 Speaking in Ankara, Turkey, while attending the inauguration of the President of Turkey, HE the President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud strongly condemned today’s attack by al Shabaab on the NISA Facility in Mogadishu. “Just before midday today, 31 August 2014, 7 members of al Shabaab attacked the National Intelligence & Security [...]

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.” The draft Media Law went through different stages of development and a series [...]

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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. “Around 11:40 am today terrorists attempted to force their way into a government detention centre in Mogadishu. 7 al-Shabaab members (5 wearing stolen security forces uniforms) [...]

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MOGADISHU, Aug 31 (Reuters) – A suicide car bomber rammed a national-intelligence facility in Somalia’s capital on Sunday and gunmen then attacked the building, which is used to hold suspected militants a senior police officer said. “A suicide car bomb and armed militants entered the national security base,” Ahmed Hussein, a senior police officer, told [...]

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Hargaysa 30.Aug 2014 (SDN/QJ)- Following the tensions that arose in Eastern Somaliland in June, the same actors have sought to undermine the stability and territorial integrity of Somaliland by continuing to provoke local conflict and engage in terrorist activities. Ali Khalif and other spoilers in the “Khatumo” rebel movement have ignored attempts to resolve differences [...]

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Mogadishu, 30 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 (FGS) over the last week. The Minister discussed various issues including: the Military Court’s conviction of two members of Al-Shabaab; Talks between the FGS and [...]

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MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Three men were executed by firing squad on Sunday after a Somali military court found them guilty of killing civilians in a series of recent attacks in the country blamed on al Shabaab Islamist militants. The men were hooded and tied to poles with their hands behind their backs in a field [...]

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NAIROBI (Reuters) – War-ravaged Somalia is hurtling towards a second famine in three years that could be prevented if donors increased funding, Philippe Lazzarini, United Nations’ humanitarian coordinator for Somalia said on Sunday. Lazzarini said rapidly rising malnutrition and food shortages across the country resemble the warning signs which preceded the 2011 famine in which [...]

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MINNEAPOLIS – The U.S. military said today the number of airstrikes against ISIS targets in Iraq has topped 100. President Barack Obama is getting closer to a decision on whether to attack ISIS bases in Syria as well. He’s expected to meet with the National Security Council on Thursday. An American named Douglas McAuthur McCain [...]

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DADAAB:KENYA: UNHCR has  donated two new project vehicles to Mandera County government.  The donation which also included sleeping mats and blankets took place at Mandera County offices on Monday where the County Governor, Ali Roba received them. Among leaders also present were Mandera County Commissioner, Ole Nkoyo Alex and UNHCR Head of Operations in Dadaab, [...]

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