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Somalia: US Directs its Personnel to Depart Mogadishu as Reports of Suicide Car Bombers inside Halane Emerge

0 Visits: 708 | Sunday November 05, 2017 - 02:21:23
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The US Mission to Somalia has on Saturday directed its non-essential US citizen employees to depart Mogadishu until further notice, according to a statement released by the US Mission to Somalia.

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Somalia: Foreign Governments said to take the lead into the Investigations of Mogadishu Truck Bombing

0 Visits: 631 | Thursday October 19, 2017 - 21:55:59
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Several foreign countries are said to have taken the lead of the investigations into the dual truck bombing in Mogadishu that killed more than 300 people, a source in Villa Somalia revealed.

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Finland: Somali-Finnish Peace Activist Calls for the Somalis to Unite and Forgive each in the wake of Terror attack that Killed over 300

0 Visits: 812 | Tuesday October 17, 2017 - 21:41:11
TURKU - Finland (Horn Observer) Somali-Finnish Peace Activist Wali Hashi called on the Somalis to unite and forgive each other in the wake of the Saturday's terror attack that killed more than 300 people.

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Somalia Forum Highlights the Situation of Young Prisoners in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 481 | Sunday October 08, 2017 - 20:35:18
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somali Youth Cluster organized Dhugaal forum in Mogadishu on Saturday, to highlight the situation of the young prisoners in Mogadishu central Jail.

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Somalia: Teachers at the Somali National University Go on Strike over Non-Payment of Salaries

0 Visits: 985 | Saturday October 07, 2017 - 22:51:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Teachers at the Somali National University (SNU) went on strike on Saturday, after the Federal government of Somalia failed to pay their salaries for the past 6 months.

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Leopard Wounds 7 People in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region

0 Visits: 730 | Thursday October 05, 2017 - 21:59:51
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) A Leopard that wounded at least 7 people after attacking a village in Lower Shabelle region, was finally killed, officials said.

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Somalia: Galmudug Parliament forms Electoral Commission despite Political Crisis

0 Visits: 743 | Saturday September 30, 2017 - 21:56:02
ADADO (Horn Observer) Galmudug Parliament on Saturday formed 13 member electoral body who are tasked to prepare the presidential election, following the ouster of the former president Ahmed Duale Haaf, officials said.

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Somalia: Italian Naval Mission Hands Over Equipment to Somali Police Custodial Corps

0 Visits: 433 | Saturday September 30, 2017 - 20:33:42
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Italian navy has on Saturday handed over equipment to the Somali Police custodial Corps in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, Media reports

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Somalia: Puntland Forces Seize a boat Carrying Illegal arms

0 Visits: 753 | Sunday September 24, 2017 - 01:02:19
BOSASO, (Horn Observer) Puntland Maritime security on Saturday seized a boat carrying illegal fire arms at areas close to Bosaso, Puntland's Bari region, officials said.

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Somalia PM Meets Chinese Foreign Minister on the sidelines of UN General Assembly in New York

0 Visits: 711 | Friday September 22, 2017 - 00:48:34
NEW YORK (Horn Observer) Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire on Thursday met with the Chinese Foreign Ministter Wang Yi in New York, on the sides of the UN General Assembly.

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Somalia: Galmudug Regional State in Trouble Over Gulf Diplomatic Crisis

0 Visits: 535 | Thursday September 21, 2017 - 23:17:06
ADADO, (Horn Observer) Galmudug Vice President, Mohamed Hashi Arabey and Ali Ga'al Asir, the speaker of the Galmudug parliament on Thursday opposed the decision by the Galmudug President in which he sided with the Saudi Allaince against Qatar in a press conference held here in Adado, highlighting…

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Somalia: Federal Government Hits back Regional States, Reaffirms its Neutrality Decision in Gulf Crisis

0 Visits: 496 | Thursday September 21, 2017 - 21:35:43
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Federal Government of Somalia on Thursday reiterating its decision on June 2017 towards the Gulf crisis, following series of statements issued by some federal member states claiming to have sided with Saudi Alliance over Qatar.

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Somalia: 7 Killed in a Disarmament Operation against Armed Militias in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 615 | Sunday September 17, 2017 - 00:05:48
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) At least 7 people were killed and several others were wounded on Saturday after Mogadishu Stabilization Security Unit clashed with organized armed militias in Mogadishu's Daynille neighborhood during security operation, media reported.

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Somalia: Mogadishu Mayor Fires Municipality Finance Chief

0 Visits: 449 | Thursday September 14, 2017 - 20:31:42
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) The Governor and the mayor of Mogadishu Thaabit Abdi Mohamed fired the municipality finance chief Abdikarim Iiman Jimcale over what the mayor described as mismanagement and turning down orders, official document obtained by Horn Observer reads.

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Somali Journalist dies in Mogadishu Hospital after sustaining serious Injuries from Shabab Attack in Central Somalia

0 Visits: 542 | Wednesday September 13, 2017 - 18:20:20
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somali Journalist, who was recently wounded at a restaurant attack in the town of Beletweine, died in Mogadishu hospital on Wednesday, NUSOJ said in a press statement.

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Al-Shabaab Releases Local Female Aid Workers on Ransom in Central Somalia

0 Visits: 559 | Tuesday September 12, 2017 - 14:11:46
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Al-Shabaab, a militant group affiliated to Alqaeda, released female aid workers, who the group hijacked at the border town of Far Libah area in Hiiraan region two months ago, SONNA reported

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Somalia: Somali President Pays Visit to a UAE run Military Training Base in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 1360 | Saturday September 09, 2017 - 23:02:30
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo on Saturday visited Gen. Goordan military training base in Mogadishu and praised the Somali army for their bravery, while admitting that the arms embargo represents a major setback for the recovery of Somalia national army.

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Somalia: Somali Minister of Health on 2 day Official visit to Finland

0 Visits: 556 | Friday September 08, 2017 - 18:12:08
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) A delegation ledy the Somali Minister of Health Dr. Fowsiyo Abikar Nor who is on two day official visit to Finland, attended a conference on Women's health on post conflict countries in the Finnish capital, Helsinki, Somalia National News Agency reported.

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Somalia: "ONLF Rebel Commander Extradited to Ethiopia was a Terrorist" Somali Cabinet decides

0 Visits: 994 | Wednesday September 06, 2017 - 15:15:40
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Somali cabinet decided on Wednesday in an emergency meeting that the ONLF rebel leader extradited to Ethiopia was a terrorist and member of a terrorist organization.

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Despite Treaties, Ethiopia to Handover more Prisoners to Somalia

0 Visits: 897 | Wednesday September 06, 2017 - 05:12:20
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Ethiopia plans to handover more Somali prisoners currently at the Ethiopian jails to Somali authorities, days after Somalia extradited an ONLF rebel leader to Ethiopia, Somali state news agency reported.

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