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Somalia, AU forces Capture Strategic Locations In Southern Region

Somalia National Army (SNA) backed by the African Union peacekeeping mission (AMISOM) on Saturday captured several strategic locations in Lower Shabelle region, officials said. Deputy Governor of Lower Shabelle Region Abdifitah Haji Abdulle said forces liberated Bariri, Sabib, Anole and Marerey locations that had been vital for militant group Al-Shabaab’s operations. “Somali National Army’s Commandos together with international partners captured ...

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Somali President Heading to Visit Egypt, hopes for Further cooperation

Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and his highly delegation going to do official visit on Sunday  in Egypt after Abdifah al-sis invites Somali president.. Statement released by Somali embassy in Egypt confirmed the visit of of the president and he will met Somali community in Egypt. Early in May egypt’s Prime Minister Sherif Ismail has re-extended President El-Sisi’s invitation to ...

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Al shabaab Claims Beheading 3 in Kenya’s Lamu:

An officially statement released by Al shabaab Fighters claimed the responsibility of attacks those took place in Lamu County. Three people have been beheaded, eight houses torched and damaged cars in the houses byAl Shabaab Movement in attacks at Maleli, Lamu County Police in Kenya also said four bodies had been found at Maleli village in Kenya’s coastal county of ...

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Somali Citizen Shot Dead in Washington.

Hussein Hassan, the 46-year-old Muslim refugee from Somalia who was shot dead by police while attacking and trying to behead a uniformed officer Sunday in Kennewick, Washington, had assaulted another cop less than a year before. Hassan bit Kennewick Officer James Canada during a car prowling investigation last October, the Tri-City Herald reports. Canada and another officer were called to ...

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Security Forces Killed Seven Al-Shabaab Militants in Jilib

On 16 August, President Farmaajo authorized Somali security forces, in coordination with our international partners, to conduct a security operation against al-Shabaab terrorists in Jilib, Middle Juba region. Our security forces killed seven al-Shabaab militants, including a senior al-Shabaab leader responsible for multiple bombings in Mogadishu. H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Farmajo), the President and his administration remain resolute in their ...

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Warplanes Bomb Al-Shabab Base in Southern Somalia

Military jets, thought to be belonging US air forces have carried out an airstrike in Southern Somalia, targeting Al shabaab bases. The air raid took place in Villages between Jilib and Kamsuma , which serves as command and logistics base for Al shabaab in Middle Jubba region, The strike also took place near the village of Sheikh Ahmed Yare, area ...

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Swedish soldiers to fend off pirates near Somalia

Thirty-four Swedish soldiers are heading to east Africa as part of international efforts to prevent attacks from Somali pirates. The soldiers, from Gothenburg, will be stationed off the coast of Somalia as part of Sweden’s fifth mission to the region. Two small Swedish combined transport and war ships will be on board the Dutch HNLMS Rotterdam, an amphibious warfare ship ...

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Explosion rocks Bosaso town

Grenade attack targeted in Somtel Telecommunication Company’s building Bosaso town which locates on northeastern Somali’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland state in Somalia. The sound of the explosion heard around Bosaso Villages that causes property damages to the company. The attack was targeted the engines of the company as officials of somtel telecommunication confirmed radio samba in Mogadishu. Police have arrived ...

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Puntland State of Somalia Joins Gulf Crisis siding with Saudi Arabia against Qatar

Puntland regional administration breaks ranks with Somali government, announces it’s siding with Saudi Arabia and UAE those cut ties Qatar and puntland state of Somalia joined Gulf crisis. The semi-autonomous region of Puntland state of Somalia that locates northeastern of Somalia has officially announced o defying federal government’s   pro-Qatar stance siding with Saudi &UAE. “Puntland has had a strategic partnership ...

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FBI offers $30K reward for info in Minnesota‘s Somali mosque bombing

The FBI is offering a $30,000 reward for information in the bombing of a Minnesota mosque earlier this month. The FBI’s Minneapolis Division announced the reward in a tweet Wednesday. The FBI says finding whoever was responsible for the Aug. 5 explosion at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington remains its “top priority.” The explosion happened early on a ...

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