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

0 Visits: 384 | 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: 141 | 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: 210 | 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: 470 | 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: 352 | 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: 467 | 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: 471 | 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: 958 | 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: 414 | 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: 882 | 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: 755 | 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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Despite Outrage, Somalia's Elders and MPs Back Handover of ONLF Rebel Official to Ethiopia

1 Visits: 683 | Monday September 04, 2017 - 22:42:27
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) — Somali elders and lawmakers defended the Somalia government's decision to handover the ONLF rebel commander to Ethiopia.

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Ethiopia aims to Distort Somalia's Pubic Image on the Handover of the ONLF Rebel Leader, Ethiopian Diplomat hints

0 Visits: 2794 | Sunday September 03, 2017 - 23:15:18
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Ethiopian Diplomat, Gen. Gabre who is Senior Political Advisor to IGAD took to the social media this week praising the Somali National Intelligence Agency (NISA) while accusing the Somalia President and Prime Minister for aiding terrorists, an act that many analysts…

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Somalia: Workshop on Teacher Education Policy Concluded in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 401 | Wednesday August 30, 2017 - 15:00:53
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) EFASOM concluded a 2 day teacher Education policy forum in Mogadishu which was attended by 35 participants, among them representatives from the Ministry of Education, education umbrellas, a teacher union, teachers, parents, and other education stakeholders.

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Somalia: Ministers asked to Seek Approval over Media Interaction

0 Visits: 432 | Sunday August 27, 2017 - 22:34:44
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) — Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Guled Mohamed introduced tough rules that govern the way the ministers interact with the media, according to a memo obtained by Horn Observer dated on 26 August, 2017.

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ISKA WARRAN Somali Conference on Employment, Entrepreneurship and Integration Concluded in Turku, Finland

0 Visits: 659 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 22:37:49
TURKU, Finland (Horn Observer) Experts, government representatives, researchers, and Somali Entrepreneur from Finland and abroad, gathered a two day Iska Warran Conference in Turku to debate Employment, Entrepreneurship and integration among Somali community living in Finland by highlighting the challenges…

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Somalia: Puntland Supports UAE and KSA on the Gulf Crisis, Calls for the FGS to Reconsider Stance

0 Visits: 548 | Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 21:56:30
GAROWE, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Semi autonomous government of Puntland have on Wednesday announced that its siding with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates on the gulf crisis and called for the Federal Government of Somalia to reconsider its position.

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Somalia: Mukhtar Roobow Quits Al-Shabab, says in Talks with the Government

0 Visits: 400 | Tuesday August 15, 2017 - 20:33:13
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Sheikh Mukhtar Roobow Ali aka Abuu Mansuur said that he quit al-Shabaab, accusing Al shabab for not serving the Islam, in a press conference held in Mogadishu and announced that he is in talks with the Federal government of Somalia.

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Somalia: Former Al-Shabaab Deputy Leader Mukhtar Roobow Surrenders to Somali Government

0 Visits: 658 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 10:52:23
BAIDOA (Horn Observer) Former deputy Shabab leader Muktar Roobow aka Abu Mansuur surrendered to the Somali government on Sunday, after several weeks of intense self defense fight against the Shabaab that claimed at least 20 people, officials and residents said.

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Somalia: Journalist is Freed after Spending 6 days in Garowe Jail

0 Visits: 294 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 08:44:19
GAROWE (Horn Observer) Puntland's Nugaal Region's first grade court freed on Saturday Omar Mohamed aka Omar Dheere on bail, after spending 6 days in jail without charges.

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