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Turkey's military training camp in Somalia Due to open Shortly

0 Visits: 73 | Saturday June 24, 2017 - 16:21:55
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) The Somali foreign minister said that a Turkish military training camp in Somalia is due to be opened shortly, which is expected to open in Somalia in the coming months, Anadolu Agency reported.

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US Department of State Removes Former Shabab Leader from its Designated Terrorist List

0 Visits: 185 | Saturday June 24, 2017 - 01:19:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) The U.S. State Department confirms that it removed Sheikh Mukhtar Robow, al-Shabaab's former deputy leader, from the most wanted list of international terrorists, US media reported.

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Shabab Attacks Police Station with Suicide Car Bomber, Kills a dozen people among them Regional Officials,

0 Visits: 64 | Friday June 23, 2017 - 09:14:49
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) At least a dozen people were killed on Thursday among them a regional, after a suicide bomber affiliated to the extremist groups rammed the explosive laden car into the gates of a police station at the Maka Mukarama road in Mogadishu, officials and witnesses said.

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Somalia Cabinet passes the Draft National Communications Act

0 Visits: 70 | Friday June 23, 2017 - 01:36:30
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) The Cabinet of the Federal Government of Somalia has unanimously passed the draft National Communications Act, submitted by the Ministry of Posts, Telecom and Technology, press release by the Ministry of communication stated.

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Blackwater founder's FSG signs security deal with Somali region

0 Visits: 82 | Friday June 23, 2017 - 00:34:15
By Reuters- NAIROBI - Frontier Services Group (FSG), co-founded by Erik Prince who created the U.S. security firm Blackwater, said on Thursday it would provide logistics, aviation and security services for a regional development project in Somalia.

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PRESS RELEASE "The most vicious of vicious spirals" – Cholera compounding famine risk in East Africa and Yemen

0 Visits: 41 | Wednesday June 21, 2017 - 17:45:39
Geneva, 21 June 2017 – Concurrent, killer cholera outbreaks in East Africa and Yemen are compounding famine risk in three countries, the Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) warned UN Member States today.

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Suicide Car bomber Attacks local Government Offices, Kills at least 15

0 Visits: 71 | Tuesday June 20, 2017 - 15:09:50
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) At least 15 people were killed and a dozen more were wounded on Tuesday after a suicide bomber hits local government offices in Mogadishu's Wadajir disttict, officials said.

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Somali Military Court Sentences to Death killer of Public Works Minister

0 Visits: 83 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 17:11:29
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) A Somali military court in Mogadishu has concluded a hearing for the murder of the country's youngest Minister late Abbas Abdulahi Sheikh, 31 who was killed in May by guards of another government official in May, local media reported.

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Somali Government Captures Shabab Regional Intelligence Chief - Official

0 Visits: 88 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 16:42:32
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) The government of Somalia on Monday announced that it had captured regional intelligence for the Shabab in a security operation, Security Ministry said in a statement.

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Norway said to Recognize Somali Diplomatic Passport.

0 Visits: 80 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 15:36:49
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) The Norwegian government has announced that it has recognized the Somali diplomatic passport becoming the third EU country to recognize the Somali passport, Somali officials said.

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NRC: New displacement figures: 65.6 million people forced to flee

0 Visits: 74 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 15:00:59
Uganda received the largest number of new refugees last year, more than half a million people, according to a statement releaased by the Norwegian Refugee Council.

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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: Donors failing almost a million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

0 Visits: 78 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 11:18:39
Rich countries are failing in their obligation to help Uganda support thousands of refugees fleeing death, rape and other human rights violations in South Sudan, said Amnesty International in a damning report launched ahead of a high-level donor summit in the Ugandan capital Kampala.

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Turkish troops arrive in Qatar for military exercise - Aljazeera

0 Visits: 83 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 01:15:35
The Qatari defence ministry has announced the arrival of the first group of Turkish soldiers in the capital, Doha, to take part in joint military exercises.

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Aftermath of the Attack, Somali Youth Mobilize to Clean up at Pizza House

0 Visits: 95 | Sunday June 18, 2017 - 21:37:12
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) Somali youth organized themselves to clean up Pizza house restaurant, which was destroyed by the recent Shabab attack, an act widely welcomed by the Somalia Federal government, reports said.

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Saudi guards fire on Iranian boat, killing fisherman: report

0 Visits: 90 | Sunday June 18, 2017 - 01:03:27
By: Reuters: Saudi border guards have opened fire on an Iranian fishing boat in the Gulf, killing a fisherman, Iran's Tasnim news agency said on Saturday, amid high tension between the two rival states.

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Speech of H.E Salah Ahmed Jama, Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs of Somalia Delivered on 106th International Labor Conference

0 Visits: 101 | Friday June 16, 2017 - 11:09:57
GENEVA - Mr President, Director-General, Representatives of Governments, workers, employers.

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Shabab Attacks Twin Popular Restaurants in Mogadishu, Killing at least 17

0 Visits: 108 | Thursday June 15, 2017 - 01:03:15
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) Gunmen stormed twin popular Mogadishu restaurants on Wednesday, killing at least 17 and wounding dozen more.

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Qatar withdraws troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border mission

0 Visits: 117 | Wednesday June 14, 2017 - 18:28:58
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar has withdrawn its troops from the border between Djibouti and Eritrea, where the Gulf state has been acting as mediator in a border dispute, the Qatari Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

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Somalia Military Court Says it Concluded Hearing for late Minister's Killing

0 Visits: 110 | Wednesday June 14, 2017 - 17:32:02
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) — Somali military tribunal concludes hearing on the shooting death Public Works Minister Abbas Siraji, as the court mentioned that verdict expected at later date officials said.

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Sudan: End the miscarriage of justice against Dr Mudawi and his colleague

0 Visits: 115 | Wednesday June 14, 2017 - 12:15:39
The Sudanese authorities must immediately release prominent human rights defender Dr Mudawi Ibrahim Adam and his colleague Hafiz Idris Eldoma, and halt its misguided assault on dissenting voices in the country, said Amnesty International as their trial begins in the capital Khartoum today.

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