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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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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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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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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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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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Turkey sends aid to cholera victims in Somalia

0 Visits: 130 | Tuesday June 06, 2017 - 17:41:10
By Duygu Yener ANKARA

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Official: Qatar flights using Somali airspace

0 Visits: 128 | Tuesday June 06, 2017 - 14:45:51
By: Abdi Guled - AP

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Local Rally for President farmajo's First 100 Days in office.

0 Visits: 128 | Sunday June 04, 2017 - 13:50:26
Thousands of ordinary Mogadishu residents rally at Konis Stadium celebrating President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo's first 100 days in office.

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Somali Immigration Chief Visits Somali Embassy in Belgium

0 Visits: 139 | Friday June 02, 2017 - 14:29:21
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online) Director General of the Somali Immigration and Naturalization Directorate Kofi Mohammed Adam, visited the Embassy of Belgium in their own country, reports said.

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Somalia AG Summons Union Impersonator, Minister Cites Corruption in Defense

0 Visits: 163 | Thursday June 01, 2017 - 08:10:46
MOGADISHU — The office of the Somalia's Attorney general has on Tuesday summoned an impersonator of Somali Journalists' union (NUSOJ) who have several occasions held illegal meetings, after defying high court ruling on the matter, meanwhile Minister jumped for defense citing corruption.

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Somalia: Police Seize Explosives, Military Equipment in Bosasso

0 Visits: 153 | Thursday June 01, 2017 - 00:50:52
BOSASSO (Horn Observer Online) — Police in Somalia's semi-autonomous state of Puntland on Wednesday arrested two young men with a lorry transporting explosives-making material, military fatigue and communication devices, and regional security officials said.

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Somalia: World Bank Approves US$50 Million in Support of Emergency Drought Response and Recovery

0 Visits: 126 | Thursday June 01, 2017 - 00:29:01
WASHINGTON —The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank today approved a US$50 million emergency project - Somalia Emergency Drought Response and Recovery Project (SEDRP, the Project) - to scale up the drought response and recovery effort in Somalia. Somalia is facing its worst drought in decades,…

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Senior Shabab Commander Killed in Bariire Raid - Officials

0 Visits: 296 | Sunday May 07, 2017 - 13:26:12
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online) Somalia government said on Sunday that a senior Shabab commander and his associates were killed in recent raid in Lower Shabelle region.

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Toward Free and Independent Media, Media Stakeholders Welcome Media Consultative Meeting Launched in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 193 | Saturday May 06, 2017 - 23:20:24
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online) Somali media stakeholders welcomed a high level Consultative meeting aimed at strengthening of relations and cooperation between the federal level and the state level and private owned media; reviewing of the Media Law, was held in Mogadishu, in an attempt to create…

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U.S. service member killed in Somalia

0 Visits: 188 | Friday May 05, 2017 - 16:28:41
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online( An American soldier was on May 4, during an operation against al-Shabaab, Pentagon said

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Guards of Somalia's Auditor General Shot Dead Minister for Public Works and Housing in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 234 | Wednesday May 03, 2017 - 22:45:41
Mogadishu Somalia (Horn Observer) Guards of Somalia's Auditor General shot dead Somali minister for Public works and housing near the presidential palace in Mogadishu on wednesday evening, witness and officials said.

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What kind of Nation do we want to Be, the Challenges of Nation Building in Somalia.

0 Visits: 717 | Saturday March 18, 2017 - 14:53:53
The referendum is all about the kind of nation we want to be, do we want to be a nation that is willing to build on the values we share with our global; that is open to partnership, and that has a contribution to make that is Somalia, its neighborhood and rest of the world? Or do we want to be limited,…

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