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Gunmen Kill Two Policemen at church on Kenya’s coast:

Gunmen killed two police officers guarding a church on Kenya’s southern coast on Sunday in an attack that police said bore the hallmarks of Somalia’s Islamist militant group al Shabaab. Four gunmen confronted the police stationed at the entrance of an Anglican church in the town of Ukunda, south of Mombasa, regional police chief Larry Kiyeng said. They sprayed the ...

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12 Soldiers, 1 Civilian Arrested In Drive-By Shooting Probe

Twelve soldiers and one civilian were arrested on Sunday as Somali authorities probe a drive-by attack that left two dead three days ago. Somali Minister of Internal Security Mohamed Abukar Islow Dualle said the arrest was aimed at boosting security in the volatile Benadir region region. “We have taken actions to ensure the security is boosted following a deadly attack ...

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Senior Military Survives Bomb in Mogadishu

A senior Somali military officer was survivor blast in Mogadishu on Sunday morning, security sources told the media. The senior military indentified us General Labo-Afle as the blast injured one soldier. The type of the blast was landmine as eyewitnesses confirmed radio simba in Mogadishu. By: Abdiaziz Hassan Ibrahim

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Government Takes Action To Improve The Security

Somali Government on Sunday took an action to improve the security in the capital Mogadishu following the latest killing of two people in Hamar-weyne district in Benadir region, arresting soldiers and sacking security and police officers. Minister of Internal Security of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abukar Islow Dualle said they have arrested 12 soldiers who were in ...

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Al Shabaab Carries Out Mortar Attack On Badio Airport

A mortar shelling on Baido international airport have been carried-out by the Al Qaeda-linked Al shabaab militants on last night, as eyewitness confirmed radio simba in Mogadishu. The residents those spoke us confirmed that last midnight some al shabaab members attacked the airport. No causalities reported, us Ethiopian troops in the town remain silence. By: Abdiaziz Hassan Ibrahim (Loyal)

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Turkey Opens $50m Training Camp For Somali Army     

Turkey opened its largest overseas military training camp on Saturday on a 400-hectare seafront site in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia The $50 million camp, which has been under construction since March 2015, was inaugurated by Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire and Gen. Hulusi Akar, Turkey’s military chief of staff. About 200 Turkish soldiers will train 10,000 troops from ...

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EU, IGAD FMs Discuss Regional Stability and Illegal Migration

European Union foreign policy chief and IGAD foreign ministers Friday discussed the lingering conflicts and illegal migration from the eastern African region and ways to support development. The EU-IGAD meeting held in Brussels involved the EU High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management and Foreign Ministers ...

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Turkey And Somalia Set To Open Today Largest Military Camp In Somalia

Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and the head of the Turkish military will attend today ceremony opening of military camp which Turkish government builded in Somalia. Somalia officials and Turkish officials will take part in the closure of the Turkish government building in Mogadishu. The base is 3 km from Mogadishu and is built on the coastline of Jazeera. Beautiful ...

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AU Condemns Terror Attack in Somali Market:

The African Union envoy in Somalia on Friday condemned the Thursday evening terror attack on a market in Mogadishu suburb that left at least seven people dead and over ten others injured. Francisco Caetano Madeira, the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, also lauded efforts by the Somalia security forces in dismantling terror ...

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