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Presentation made by former president Abdirahman Mohamad Farole to int'l community.

0 Visits: 611 | Sunday February 14, 2016 - 07:19:30
Your Excellency, the SRSG of the U.N. to Somalia, Excellencies, Ambassadors of the International Community, Distinguished Members of the Delegation, we thank you for your trip to Puntland and for this opportunity to meet and discuss the political dispensation of the future Somalia.

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Somalia's al Shabaab says its bomber behind airline blast

0 Visits: 613 | Sunday February 14, 2016 - 07:13:43
Somalia's al Shabaab insurgents said on Saturday they were responsible for a blast that punched a hole in the fuselage of a plane last week that the government said was caused by a bomb meant to kill everyone on board.

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Somaliland: President Silanyo Thanks Britain

0 Visits: 846 | Thursday January 21, 2016 - 23:19:14
Today 20/01/2016 I Laid the foundation stone of a new modern HQ for the #Somaliland Nat'l Police Force president Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo wrote on his twitter page where he also proffered Many thanks to @DFID_UK.

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Somaliland And Sool elders Concludes with an Eight Points Communique (VIDEO)

0 Visits: 1287 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 08:18:20
The government has had a fruitful discussion with southern Sool community in the spirit of the nation's homemade rapport tradition. Elders of the Baharrarsame sub-clan led by Raage Garaad Abdiqani Garaad Jama Garaad Ali met with cabinet ministers and discussed matters pertaining to security and…

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SOMALIA: Two Iranians Arrested Over Shiite Indoctrination in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 1049 | Tuesday December 29, 2015 - 03:02:48
Somalia's security forces arrested two Iranians it accused of converting locals to Shiitism doctrine, a development which underlines the tricky relationship between the Sunni horn of Africa nation and the overwhelmingly Shia country of Iran. According to authorities, the two were arrested during…

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VIDEO: Dahabshiil CEO Narrates How the Case against the Illegitimate Content Publisher, Dahir Alasow Started

0 Visits: 1365 | Tuesday December 29, 2015 - 02:59:02
By Abdirisak Itaqile Hargeisa, (Somaliland Monitor) -Following last week's Dutch court decision in favor of Dahabshiil, the CEO of Africa's largest money transfer company, Dahabshiil has for the first time spoke about the court's ruling and how the defamation case against the illegitimate…

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Somalia: Somaliland leader names advisers in new shuffle

0 Visits: 951 | Wednesday December 23, 2015 - 23:36:14
Somaliland President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud (Siilaanyo) has made a surprise shuffle, naming a roster of new faces to posts, Garowe Online reports. In a presidential decree seen by GO , President Siilaanyo sacked six officials including governors and deputy director of state broadcaster. At least three…

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Ethiopia: Amnesty warns against 'brutal crackdown' on protesters

0 Visits: 1045 | Thursday December 17, 2015 - 02:32:07
Anti-terror rhetoric by Ethiopia's government could escalate into a brutal crackdown on protesters, human rights group Amnesty International has warned. A plan to expand the capital's administrative control into the Oromia region has sparked deadly protests. The government has accused Oromo…

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Feds charge another Somali youth with supporting ISIL terrorists

0 Visits: 953 | Friday December 11, 2015 - 04:27:23
Federal charges were filed Wednesday in Minneapolis against another young Somali man from the Twin Cities, alleging that he conspired to provide material support to the terrorist organization known as ISIL.

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California terror 'recruiter' behind bars in Somalia

0 Visits: 1182 | Friday December 11, 2015 - 04:25:17
The Somali-American refugee who investigators believe helped inspire the attacks on Garland, Texas, and San Bernardino, California, has turned himself in to authorities in Somalia, according to reports. Mohamed Hassan, also known as "Miski" on Twitter, was one of the Islamic State's most…

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The world must not forget the jailed journalists of Ethiopia

0 Visits: 924 | Friday December 11, 2015 - 03:34:30
Today, on International Human Rights Day, the Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega, who was convicted on trumped up terrorism charges, will have spent more than four years in jail. Eskinder is just one of many Ethiopian journalists currently languishing behind bars, merely for doing their job. But unlike…

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Malaysia accepts first of 3,000 Syrian migrants

0 Visits: 956 | Thursday December 10, 2015 - 05:04:12
Malaysia has received the first batch of Syrian migrants out of a total of 3,000 it plans to allow into the country. The eight people have relatives working in Malaysia who appealed to authorities for help, reports said. Malaysia and the Philippines said earlier this year they would accept Syrian migrants.

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Somalia: Pro-ISIL fighters take town near Kenyan border

0 Visits: 1027 | Thursday December 10, 2015 - 03:39:41
Reports reaching us from the border town of Dhobley indicate that pro-Islamic state fighters have wrested full control of a village lies near Somali-Kenyan border

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Somaliland: NED Disburses $269,166 to Local Rights Oriented Projects

0 Visits: 797 | Thursday December 10, 2015 - 03:29:56
Somaliland sun – The national Endowment for Democracy has availed eight local nongovernmental organizations a total of $269,166 as grants towards implementing a similar number of projects with a bas to human and women rights

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PUNTLAND Makes,National burial for Colonel Hassan Shire [Pictures]

0 Visits: 1006 | Wednesday December 09, 2015 - 02:49:54
The body a commander of the police officer of Bosaso airport at the coastal seaport town Colonel Hassan Shire was on Monday shot dead by a soldier in the army laid to rest today in Bosaso.

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American, US resident Al shabaab fighters defect in Somalia

0 Visits: 855 | Wednesday December 09, 2015 - 02:29:26
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The defections of two fighters, an American and a U.S. resident, from Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels highlight tensions within al-Shabab over whether it should remain affiliated to al-Qaida or switch allegiance to the Islamic State group, according to an al-Shabab…

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Surrendered pro-ISIL Al shabaab commander flown to Mogadishu

0 Visits: 783 | Wednesday December 09, 2015 - 02:28:08
An American-born Al shabaab commander Abdul Malik John who surrendered himself to Somali national army (SNA) and AMISOM near Barawe on Sunday was flown to Mogadishu on Tuesday, reports said.

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PUNTLAND:-Bosaso airport security head shot dead by his bodyguard

0 Visits: 829 | Wednesday December 09, 2015 - 02:25:06
A senior police officer in charge of Bosaso airport security was shot and killed by his bodyguard in Bosaso, Puntland's commercial hub on Monday.

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Las-Korey Sea Dumped Toxic Waste Surface in Sanaag Region

0 Visits: 1042 | Monday December 07, 2015 - 04:03:20
Unidentified Barrels believed to contain poison have surfaced in the port of Harsho in Lasa Surad town Erigavo district of Sanaag region. This was revealed by a member of the Erigavo local government Councillor Qamar Mohamed Salah 'Qamar Taleeh' during a press briefing in which she said that…

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In Pictures: Puntland leader visits southern Galkayo after ceasefire pact

0 Visits: 835 | Sunday December 06, 2015 - 05:29:16
Puntland leader Abdiwali Gas has paid a visit to southern Galkayo city after signing a ceasefire pact with his Galmudug counterpart Abdikarin Hussein Guled at Abdullahi Yusuf airport two days ago.

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