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Kenya Warplanes Bomb Al Shabaab Base in Somalia

Kenya fighters jets raided al-shabaab bases at Jilib town in Somalia’s southern middle Juba region on Tuesday night, Jubaland military official, Mr Mohamed Abdi Dhegey told Radio Dalsan on Wednesday. Speaking to Radio Dalsan during an interview, Jubaland military official, ...

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The moment police bundled crazed Norwegian-Somali knife attacker

This is the moment a mentally ill Norwegian of Somali origin was pinned to the ground after he murdered an American woman and injured five pedestrians on a knife rampage in Russell Square last night. His victim, a US citizen ...

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Burundian battalions conclude successful yearlong tour of duty in Somalia

MOGADISHU – Burundian troops from the 32nd and 33rd battalions are returning home after a year in Somalia, under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The first batch of 1,891 officers left Somalia for home on last Thursday. Others ...

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11 killed in clashes between al-Shabaab, Somali army

MOGADISHU, Somalia At least 11 people were killed in clashes between Somali troops backed by African Union forces and al-Shabaab militants in southern Somalia, local residents have told Anadolu Agency. The clashes took place on Sunday night when al-Shabaab militants ...

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Somalia Police released two arrested journalists on bail.

National Union of Somali Journalists welcome the release of two Somali journalists who have been arrested last two days in East Police station in Abdul-Aziz neighborhood in north of the Somali capital Mogadishu. A female Journalist Rahma Yusuf Jimale and ...

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Somalia launches first inter-state football tournament

The president of the federal republic of Somalia, Prof Hassan Sheik Mahmoud, has on Friday launched the first ever inter-state football tournament since after Somalia took the federal system just more than a decade ago. The host team Banadir humiliated ...

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Foreign troops in Somalia struggle to keep al-Shabaab at bay

Ahmed*, a Somali journalist, fled to Uganda in 2009 after he was threatened by al-Shabaab militants. He later moved to Kenya, and only returned to Somalia in 2012 after al-Shabaab had withdrawn most of its forces from the capital, Mogadishu. ...

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FIFA MA refereeing course for Somalia gets to conclusion

The world Football’s governing body [FIFA], in collaboration with Somali Football Federation, has concluded a 5-day FIFA MA refereeing course for Somalia in the capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, 13th of July. The course was attended by 30 referees including international ...

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Waterloo man rejected for job with note that said being Somali embodies ‘a culture of resistance to authority’

A Waterloo, Ontario, man has filed a human rights complaint against a company he says refused him a job because he was told his Somali background embodies “a culture of resistance to authority.” Jama Hagi-Yusuf had recently completed his studies ...

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