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Bomb kills four Somali soldiers as forces mull attack on Islamic State:

Islamist insurgents killed four pro-government Somali soldiers and injured 11 others when a roadside bomb destroyed a military pickup in the north of the country on Tuesday, the military said. Al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack in the Galgala hills, an insurgent stronghold about 30 km (20 miles) to the southwest of Bosasso, the largest city in the region. ...

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Somali Community Fears Backlash after Ohio State Attack:

At an off-campus coffee shop Monday, Ohio State University senior Mohamed Farah catches up on his homework. “I didn’t get a lot of work done today just because there’s a lot going on,” he says. “I tried to stay away from the news, but I kept going back to it.” Farah first learned of an attack on campus when security sent a ...

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Banadir Administration Strike Out Takeful Insurance in Mogadishu:

Banadir regional administration for Somali federal government suspended over all insurances of Takeful Company after Mogadishu Bus drivers complained this company of insurance. An a meeting come together last night for Banadir officials and security institutions in Mogadishu has been decided to strike out Takeful insurance of company and Mogadishu Bus drivers ordered to do their work, when Takeful blamed ...

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Al-Shabaab militants planning attacks in kenya

Police have issued an alert following alleged plans by terror groups Al-Shabaab and ISIS to attack public service vehicles, border regions and Mombasa. This is based on intelligence gathered on the groups’ planned activities ahead of the Festive Season. Inspector General of police Joseph Boinnet said Al-Shabaab still remains a major threat in areas along the common border. “Daesh, also ...

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Bomb Explosion Targeted Puntland Troops in Galgala Mountains:

Landmine explosion targeted army convoy carrying puntland forces in Galgala Mountains which located south of Bosaso town in Bari region.  The bomb blast caused injuries and deaths, but number of soldiers suffered the casualties of the explosion still unmentioned. As Hundreds of pro-government Somali forces began moving toward the port town of Qandala on Monday for an offensive against Islamic State ...

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Turkey healing Africa’s countries include Somalia with construction of Hospitals:

Hospitals built by Turkey in Somalia, Sudan, and Libya continue to serve thousands of Africans otherwise unable to access healthcare due to ongoing conflicts. Around 400,000 civilians have benefited so far from those medical institutions, according to data from the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA). The agency, which has over 10 offices across Africa, has carried out a number ...

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Planed Offensive By Unknown Forces Executed in a Town of Lower Shabelle Region:

Last midnight a planed attack targeted at Al-shabaab station in Tora-torow area which is in lower shabelle region by Somali troops and foreign forces. The attack carry-out last midnight in a town of  shabelle region, However reports indicating that the attack Used Helicopter which arrived the town and executed an a military station  in Tora-torow area. It’s not sure casualties ...

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Somalia’s Presidential Election Postponed For Third Time:

Somalia’s presidential election, scheduled for Nov. 30, will be held at an unspecified later date, the chairman of the war-torn country’s electoral committee said. The date will be announced after the committee meets with lawmakers, Omar Abdulle Dhegey told reporters Monday in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. Delegates representing the Horn of Africa nation’s clans are currently choosing the members of ...

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Italian President Receives Credential From The New Somali Ambassador:

Italian President H.E Sergio Materalla has received credentials letters from Somalia’s new ambassador to Italia, Ambassador Abdurrahman Sheikh Isse, at the state house in Rome. Ambassador Ahmed handed over his credentials in a brief event at the Italian presidential palace. Somali ambassador discussed Italian president on the strengthening of bilateral relations between the two countries and the role that the ...

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Ohio state University attack by Somalian student kills 11:

A Somali-born Ohio State University student plowed his car into a group of pedestrians on campus and then got out and began stabbing people with a butcher knife Monday before he was shot to death by a police officer. Police said they were investigating whether it was a terrorist attack. Eleven people were hurt, one critically. The attacker was identified ...

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