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Somali Government Forces Kill Shabab Financier, US Airstrike Kills 4 Terrorists in Somalia

0 Visits: 878 | Thursday December 28, 2017 - 23:45:06
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia government said on Thursday that its security forces conducted unilateral operation in Wanlaweyn district of Lower Shabelle region and killed Al Shabaab financier by the name of Moalim Jelle, meanwhile US forces killed four militants in an airstrike, officials said.

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A Somali Man, who Used to Look After Snakes, Dies for Snake Bite

0 Visits: 439 | Wednesday December 27, 2017 - 23:17:33
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Xarawa Qabax Hashi had an unusual dream which is to tame dangerous and poisonous snakes in his home in central Somalia and early this week, he paid for it with his life.

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Somalia: IFJ Safety Fund for Somali Journalists stolen, supposed beneficiaries claim

0 Visits: 538 | Wednesday December 27, 2017 - 21:04:35
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Funds from International Federation of Journalists allocated for the wounded journalists and families of killed journalists on 14 October bombing attack in Mogadishu, have been stolen, would-be beneficiaries claim as reported by Somalia's Dalsan Radio.

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Somalia: After Defying Court Order, Regional Appeals Court Gives 1 Week to a Somali Politician to Appear before the Court

0 Visits: 331 | Wednesday December 27, 2017 - 16:25:12
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) A Somali politician Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame on Wednesday declined to appear before the regional appeals court of Banaadir region for a hearing case and fired his lawyers.

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Somali Journalists Organize Public Peace and Forgiveness Event in Somalia's Capital, Mogadishu

0 Visits: 541 | Saturday December 16, 2017 - 15:35:21
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somali Journalists for Peace Initiative organized a public forgiveness event, which attracted youth, elders, religious leaders, public figures, women, government officials and activists in Mogadishu's SYL hotel.

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Somalia: Finnish-Somalis Observe Finland's 100 years anniversary in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 780 | Monday November 27, 2017 - 17:33:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Dozens of Finnish Citizens among them Somali government officials gathered in a colourful event here in Mogadishu to mark the Finland's 100 years anniversary.

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

0 Visits: 898 | 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: 701 | 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: 899 | 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: 638 | 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: 1126 | 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: 841 | 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: 837 | 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: 492 | 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: 906 | 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: 761 | 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: 614 | 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: 583 | 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: 657 | 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: 522 | 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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