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Over 100 Shabab Militants Killed in US Airstrike in Somalia - New York Times

Tue, 2017-11-21 18:27

New York Times

Over 100 Shabab Militants Killed in US Airstrike in Somalia
New York Times
The United States Africa Command said in a statement that the airstrike was carried out 125 miles northwest of Mogadishu, the Somali capital. The strike comes after President Trump relaxed restrictions on American military commanders in Somalia.
US airstrike kills over 100 militants in Somalia, military saysCNBC
US strike in Somalia kills more than 100 Shabaab fightersDaily Mail
US airstrike kills over 100 al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia, Pentagon saysABC News
Washington Examiner -WPXI Pittsburgh -Washington Post
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Somaliland's Ruling Party Candidate Declared Election Winner - Bloomberg

Tue, 2017-11-21 14:56

Bloomberg

Somaliland's Ruling Party Candidate Declared Election Winner
Bloomberg
Somaliland's Ruling Party Candidate Declared Election Winner. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. November 21, 2017, 6:24 AM PST Updated on November 21, 2017, 7:01 AM PST. Muse Bihi Abdi. Source: AFP/Getty Images. Mogadishu, Somalia (AP) -- The ruling ...
Somaliland Ruling Party Candidate Bihi Wins ElectionVoice of America
Ruling party wins presidential vote in breakaway SomalilandMail & Guardian
Somaliland ruling party candidate wins Nov. 13 polls – media reportsafricanews
Business Day -Reuters
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Somalia: Kenyan Soldiers Don't Smuggle Charcoal in Somalia - KDF - AllAfrica.com

Tue, 2017-11-21 11:48

Somalia: Kenyan Soldiers Don't Smuggle Charcoal in Somalia - KDF
AllAfrica.com
KDF spokesman Col David Obonyo rejected as untrue the UN Security Council's Somalia and Ethiopia Monitoring Group's report that KDF is involved in export and import of charcoal from and into Somalia. He said it [the report] is similar to the one the ...

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Somalia: Sufi Militants Ahlul Sunnah Wa Jamaa Joins War Against Alshabaab - AllAfrica.com

Tue, 2017-11-21 10:36

Somalia: Sufi Militants Ahlul Sunnah Wa Jamaa Joins War Against Alshabaab
AllAfrica.com
Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo recently announced a war against al-Shabab and urged the country's federal member states to join the war. For their part, the regional administrations leaders have promised support for the war announced by ...

To Bridge Language Barrier Between Immigrant Generations, This Somali-American Is Making A Film - WBUR

Tue, 2017-11-21 10:13

WBUR

To Bridge Language Barrier Between Immigrant Generations, This Somali-American Is Making A Film
WBUR
One of the trainees is 25-year-old Abdirahman Abdi, who emigrated from Somalia a decade ago. "I didn't know the ... The film Abdi is making explores the chasm between Somali immigrants who hold on to their language and their children who assimilate.

China contributes US$2 million toward UNICEF's humanitarian response in Somalia - Reliefweb

Tue, 2017-11-21 08:28

China contributes US$2 million toward UNICEF's humanitarian response in Somalia
Reliefweb
“Through UNICEF, we hope to reach the affected populations, especially those in remote places, with lifesaving services,” said the Chinese Ambassador to Somalia, Qin Jian. “We are committed to supporting the humanitarian response led by the Somali ...

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Somaliland: Natiijada Doorashada oo lagu dhawaaqayo - Garowe Online

Tue, 2017-11-21 06:54

Garowe Online

Somaliland: Natiijada Doorashada oo lagu dhawaaqayo
Garowe Online
HARGAYSA, Somaliland- Xarunta Guddiga Doorashooyinka Somaliland, waxaa ka socda qaban qaabada xafladda lagu shaacinayo natiijada doorashadii qabsoontay 13-kii bishan, xilli shalay uu qaadacay Xisbiga Wadani. Lama oga cidda guulaysan ...
Akhri:-Taariikhda Madaxweynaha Cusub Ee Maamulka Somaliland Muuse BiixiMareeg Media

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Volunteers and loudspeakers: How a local response curbed ... - Devex - Devex

Mon, 2017-11-20 17:51

Devex

Volunteers and loudspeakers: How a local response curbed ... - Devex
Devex
Cholera treatment unit in Burao, Somaliland, which was at the heart of an outbreak in recent months. Photo by: Sara Jerving / Devex. Burao, SOMALILAND ...

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Somalia illegally surrendered citizen to Ethiopia - parliamentary ... - africanews

Mon, 2017-11-20 14:37

africanews

Somalia illegally surrendered citizen to Ethiopia - parliamentary ...
africanews
Somalia's parliament, the House of the People, says the government's formal handover of a Somali national to neighbouring Ethiopia was illegal.

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IOM CCCM Somalia Movement Trend Tracking: Baidoa, 3 - 9 November 2017 - ReliefWeb

Mon, 2017-11-20 10:42

ReliefWeb

IOM CCCM Somalia Movement Trend Tracking: Baidoa, 3 - 9 November 2017
ReliefWeb
This week there were 647 new arrivals through the Baidoa checkpoints – the most recorded in the past five weeks. As usual, most new arrivals cited food (60%), insecurity (31%), and health (8%) as their reasons for entry. - Regarding district of origin ...

Saving Somalia Through Debt Relief - Times of Oman

Mon, 2017-11-20 10:20

Saving Somalia Through Debt Relief
Times of Oman
Somalia needs humanitarian aid to stem its short-term suffering, but that cash will not break the country's deadly cycles of drought, hunger, and poverty. To do that, the IMF must forgive Somalia's crushing debt, just as it has for nearly every other ...

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Somali graduates praise peace, harmony and good social development in Malaysia - New Straits Times Online

Mon, 2017-11-20 08:17

New Straits Times Online

Somali graduates praise peace, harmony and good social development in Malaysia
New Straits Times Online
Somali graduates Abbas Mohamad Mahdi , 28 (left), and Ahmed Derow Isak, 32, from Mogadishu, are determined to return home and work in their home country after completing both their Bachelor and Master degrees in Information Technology.

Somalia: Report: ONLF Rebel Leader Illegally Extradited to Ethiopia - AllAfrica.com

Mon, 2017-11-20 08:03

Somalia: Report: ONLF Rebel Leader Illegally Extradited to Ethiopia
AllAfrica.com
The controversial extradition of a prominent ONLF rebel leader to Ethiopia was illegal, a report by a Somali parliamentary commission said Saturday. Abdikarim Sheikh Muse, a top member of Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), which is based in ...

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#HumanRights: Sudan, Somalia and Madagascar - EU Reporter

Mon, 2017-11-20 06:11

#HumanRights: Sudan, Somalia and Madagascar
EU Reporter
They urge the EU to help with measures aimed at establishing food security, as well as assisting Somali authorities to improve the management of public finances and to complete the constitutional review. The Parliament deplores the fact that in Somalia ...

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Somaliland presidential election update: What you need to know - The National

Mon, 2017-11-20 03:10

The National

Somaliland presidential election update: What you need to know
The National
In an interview with BBC's Somali Service on Sunday, Irro confirmed that Waddani asked the NEC to “recount the ballot boxes in the electoral districts of Hargeisa and Gabiley and all of Somaliland's six electoral regions” and that they were currently ...
Somalia: Two Shot Dead in Somaliland as Opposition Party Calls Voting RiggedAllAfrica.com
Somaliland: Human Rights Defenders Group expresses deep concern over the deaths of civilians at post-election ...SomalilandPress

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After Huge Truck Bombings, US Steps Up Attacks Against Somali Militants - New York Times

Sun, 2017-11-19 19:31

New York Times

After Huge Truck Bombings, US Steps Up Attacks Against Somali Militants
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The United States has sharply increased attacks against Qaeda-backed Shabab militants in Somalia in recent days, conducting a flurry of airstrikes in the wake of the country's deadliest terrorist assault last month and President Trump's ...
US military builds up in land of 'Black Hawk Down' disaster - PoliticoPolitico
Is the United States Getting Into Another Forever War in Somalia?Newsweek
President Trump Accelerates Drone Strikes in SomaliaCenter for Research on Globalization
BuzzFeed News
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Scarred by Islamist terrorism & civil war, Somalia is failing to feed 6.7mn citizens - RT

Sun, 2017-11-19 17:36

RT

Scarred by Islamist terrorism & civil war, Somalia is failing to feed 6.7mn citizens
RT
Somalia never really stabilized for any great period of time following the unification of Italian Somaliland and British Somaliland in to form the Somali Republic on July 1, 1960. Immediately after the assassination of former President Shermarke on ...

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Is the United States Getting Into Another Forever War in Somalia? - Newsweek

Sun, 2017-11-19 07:00

Newsweek

Is the United States Getting Into Another Forever War in Somalia?
Newsweek
Somali soldiers patrol on the scene of the explosion of a truck bomb that killed over 300 people in the center of Mogadishu, Somalia, on October 15. MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB/AFP/Getty. The battle against Al-Shabab has been complicated by several factors.
Under Trump, The Pentagon Has Been Quietly Escalating Its ...BuzzFeed News
The DoD Is Quietly Turning Up The Heat On Al-Shabab In SomaliaTask & Purpose
US now has significant troops strength in Somalia - PakObserverPakistan Observer
Fox News -Culver City Observer -World Politics Review
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Developing Centers of Excellence and Economic Hubs in Somalia – An Alternative Approach to Development - Horseed Media

Sun, 2017-11-19 04:09

Horseed Media

Developing Centers of Excellence and Economic Hubs in Somalia – An Alternative Approach to Development
Horseed Media
DP World is now invested in both Bosaso and Berbera ports and recently announced plans to develop a greenfield economic freezone in Somaliland, aimed at making Berbera a gateway port in East Africa. .... According to the African Development Bank ...