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5 Al-Shabaab Militants Arrested In Southwest Somalia

Somali National Army (SNA) captured five Al-Shabaab militants in an operation south of Baidoa town, the administrative capital of Southwest State, officials said Wednesday. Spokesman for the Southwest State Presidency Nuradin Yusuf Abukar said SNA and Southwest State forces jointly carried out the operations at Manaas location. “SNA and Southwest State forces conducted very successful operation against the terrorist militant ...

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Dhusamareb Town Hosts Federal and Regional Of Somali Leaders

Dhusamareb town, the capital of Galgudud region in central Somalia is currently hosting higher ranking officials from the Federal Government and Regional States in Somalia to witness the implementation of key agreement between Galmudug State sides. President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdulahi Farmajo together with a large delegation are in the town at moment. Mogadishu Mayor ...

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Somali National Army Conduct Operation In Middle Shabelle

Somali National Army on Tuesday conducted an operation against Al-Shabaab militias at the key road joining Mogadishu and Jowhar, the administrative capital of Hirshabelle State where the militants disrupted the movement of the transport early this week. SNA Commander in the area, Gen. Mohamud Mohamed said the operation was carried out in between Bal’ad and Jowhar towns in middle Shabelle ...

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Somali Forces Targeted In Landmine Attack In Mogadishu

A convoy of Somali security forces was hit by a landmine in the outskirts of the capital Mogadishu Tuesday but there were no casualties reported so far. A police officer who asked not to be named told Xinhua the convoy drove into the landmine in Mogadishu’s Wardhigley district but said he could not confirm casualty figures. “We have received reports ...

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27 Recovered Victims From Sudan Return Back Home

27 recovered victims of the 14th October truck bombing in Mogadishu who were treated in Sudan, on Monday returned to the Somali Capital Mogadishu back. Acting Somali Ambassador to Sudan, H.E.Ahmed Ibrahim Burfule thanked everyone who took part in supporting the victims of the 14 October terrorist attaack, in particular, Qatar and Sudan for treating those 27 victims there. More ...

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Al-Shabaab Forcibly Recruit Somali Children: HRW

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday revealed that Somali-based al-Shabaab militants are threatening residents to hand over children to join the terror group. In a report, the HRW regional office based in the Kenyan capital Nairobi said it had spoken to Somalis who have complained that the militants have asked for their children — boys and girls — in recent ...

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Somali Government Enhances Peace Efforts In Areas Under Galmudug State

President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdulahi Farmajo said that the Federal Government is committed to restore peace and stability in Galmudug state, in particular, Galkayo town in Mudug region after a consultative meeting with officials and community leaders there over the last two nights. “ The signed agreement between Galmudug State sides shows that the Federal ...

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Two Dead In Kenya Attack Blamed On Shabaab Militants

Two people were killed Saturday in an attack on a convoy of buses travelling in eastern Kenya under police protection, said interior ministry and police officials, who blamed Shabaab Islamists. The buses and police vehicles were travelling from Lamu on the northern Kenyan coast near Somalia to Mombasa in the south. Attackers struck at 11:00 am (0800 GMT), leaving one ...

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President Farmajo Meets Community Elders In Galkayo Town

The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Farmajo) is in Galkayo town in order to accelerate the reconciliation peace process in the Region, SONNA reported. President Farmajo will have meetings with Regional administration, District level, traditional elders, business people, religious leaders and members of the civil societies in the town to regulate peace and prosperity ...

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