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Somali and US Commandos Carry Out Strikes Against Shabab Stronghold in Lower Jubba Region

0 Visits: 388 | Tuesday July 18, 2017 - 13:47:26
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 18 (Horn Observer) Somali and US troops have carried out air strikes against Militants basis in Lower Jubba region, Somalia's National News Agency (SONNA) reported.

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Somalia: Turkish Embassy Officially announces the Completion of the Military Training Facility in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 403 | Saturday July 15, 2017 - 20:58:49
MOGADISHU, Somalia July 15 (Horn Observer) Officialls from the Turkish embassy in Mogadishu have on Sunday announced the completion of a military training facility in Mogadishu.

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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Speaks on the Phone to Somalia President, Assures US Support

0 Visits: 276 | Tuesday July 11, 2017 - 19:59:12
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke with the Somalia's president on the phone and affirmed Americaäs committment to Somalia, according to a statement released by the Somalia government on Tuesday.

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Somalia Attends 22 World Petroleum Congress in Istanbul, Turkey

0 Visits: 433 | Tuesday July 11, 2017 - 17:32:13
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) A Somali delegation led by deputy minister of Petroleum & mineral resources attended the 22 World Petroium Congress in Stanbul, Turkey, Somalia's Dalsan radio reported.

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British Embassy Mogadishu Honours Somali Chevening Alumni's in Mogadishu.

0 Visits: 412 | Friday July 07, 2017 - 14:36:23
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The British Embassy in Somalia hosted an event in honor of its Somalia Chevening Alumni at the British Embassy Mogadishu, the embassy said in a statement.

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Algeria to grant legal status to African migrants amid worker shortages, racism

0 Visits: 204 | Tuesday July 04, 2017 - 16:28:58
ALGIERS (REUTERS) Algeria plans to grant residency rights and job permits to illegal African migrants, responding to a shortage of workers in farming and construction while also seeking to combat a surge in racist sentiment.

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Saudi columnist who compared king to God suspended - Reports

0 Visits: 167 | Monday July 03, 2017 - 19:44:29
JEDDAH (Horn Observer) A Saudi columnist has been suspended after he went too far in praise of the country's leader, King Salman, Saudi media reported.

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Iran Exports to Somalia Up 38%

0 Visits: 204 | Sunday July 02, 2017 - 09:38:26
Iran exported some $30 million worth of commodities to Somalia in the last Iranian year that ended on March 20, 2017, registering a 38% increase compared with the year before, Trade Promotion Organization of Iran's Arabic-African Affairs Office said.

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Norway said to Recognize Somali Diplomatic Passport.

0 Visits: 293 | 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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Turkish troops arrive in Qatar for military exercise - Aljazeera

0 Visits: 319 | 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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Saudi guards fire on Iranian boat, killing fisherman: report

0 Visits: 231 | 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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Qatar withdraws troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border mission

0 Visits: 272 | 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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Turkey sends aid to cholera victims in Somalia

0 Visits: 236 | Tuesday June 06, 2017 - 17:41:10
By Duygu Yener ANKARA

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Turkish humanitarian aid ship leaves for Somalia

0 Visits: 208 | Monday June 05, 2017 - 01:10:00
MERSIN, Turkey - Turkey on Sunday sent a ship carrying 13,000 tons of food and humanitarian aid to Somalia from southern Mersin province.

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Tragedy in remote north-eastern Niger highlights dangers migrants face when crossing the Sahara

0 Visits: 246 | Friday June 02, 2017 - 16:05:01
Dakar/Geneva, 2 June 2017 – The death of 44 people in remote north-eastern Niger is a horrific reminder of the dangers migrants face at all points of their journeys from West and Central Africa to the shores of Europe

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Senior Shabab Commander Killed in Bariire Raid - Officials

0 Visits: 443 | 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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Most wanted terror suspect Fatuma Mohamed found dead

0 Visits: 456 | Monday April 17, 2017 - 08:18:29
One of Kenya's most wanted terror suspects is dead. Ms Fatuma Mohamed Masou had a Sh2 million bounty on her head, and was the wife of slain terrorist Kassim Omondi, who was killed by police during a raid in 2013.

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International Partners Disappointed by Somaliland Electoral Delays

0 Visits: 577 | Thursday March 09, 2017 - 20:25:25
Denmark, the European Union, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States are deeply disappointed by the Guurti's decision to delay further Somaliland's electoral cycle, unilaterally extending the government's term beyond even the dates requested…

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Gambia's president officially sworn in

0 Visits: 591 | Sunday February 19, 2017 - 15:13:38
Finally, Adama Barrow was officially sworn in as The Gambia's president on Saturday in an event that was attended by tens of thousands of supporters.

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FAJ Recognizes the Legitimate NUSOJ Leadership and Condemns Elements within IFJ leadership for Promoting anti-Africa Agenda – Communiqué

0 Visits: 615 | Saturday December 24, 2016 - 13:54:54
The Steering Committee of the Federation of African Journalists, FAJ, meeting in Abidjan December 7 – 10, 2016 resolved as follows;

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