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Somalia Ministry of Posts Announces Plans to Regain Control of Country Code

0 Visits: 392 | Tuesday July 18, 2017 - 22:38:54
MOGADISHU, Somalia July 18 (Horn Observer) Somali Government is planning to regain the full authority of the country's code 252, currently controlled and availed by private entities following the collapse of the late central governmental in 1991 and led to the horn of African nation's national…

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

0 Visits: 291 | 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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Somali government to form special forces in charge of the security officials and Government offices - Minister

0 Visits: 235 | Tuesday July 18, 2017 - 12:04:25
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 18 (Horn Observer) The Somali Minister of Security Mohamed Abukar Du'ale said that the government is planning to form especial forces in charge of the security of the government installations and officials, State media reported.

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Somalia: Puntland Parliament Oust Government in No-confidence Motion

0 Visits: 415 | Tuesday July 18, 2017 - 10:30:02
GAROWE, Somalia July 18 (Horn Observer) Puntland Parliament have on Tuesday voted in favor of no-confidence motion against the Puntland government in a sign of heightened rift among the members of the government.

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Somalia: Puntland and Galmudug Launch Training of Joint Somali Police Force for Galkacyo town

0 Visits: 291 | Tuesday July 18, 2017 - 09:20:23
GALKACYO, Somalia, July 18 (Horn Observer) The Federal member states of Galmudug and Puntland on Monday announced the training of the first batch of joint police force to operate in the town of Galkacyo for the first time in more than two decades, a sign of enhanced cooperation and mutual understanding.

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UN unveils nationwide judicial training curriculum for Somalia

0 Visits: 162 | Monday July 17, 2017 - 21:11:22
Mogadishu - (Press release) The Federal Government of Somalia in conjunction with the United Nations (UN) has launched an extensive programme to train over 350 judicial officers countrywide to assist in the rebuilding of the country's justice sector.

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Somalia Government Says, It has plans to Create Job opportunities for the Youth to Thwart Migration - Official

0 Visits: 230 | Monday July 17, 2017 - 20:25:29
MOGADISHU, Somalia July 17 (Horn Observer) Somali government said it has plans in creating job opportunities for the youth in attempt to thwart the migration, local media reported

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Somalia Internet is Back, after 3 weeks of Internet Blackout

0 Visits: 351 | Monday July 17, 2017 - 14:24:27
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 17 (Horn Observer) The Internet service in South and Central Somalia is back on Monday, after weeks of Internet blackout, Somalia government said on Monday.

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Somalia: Kenyan Fighter Jets Hit Shabab Basis in Gedo Region - Official

0 Visits: 245 | Monday July 17, 2017 - 08:54:08
BARDHERE, Somalia July 17 (Horn Observer) Kenyan Fighter Jets have on Sunday hit several targets in a Shabab controlled areas in Gedo region, close to the Kenyan borders, officials and residents said.

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Al-Shabaab Kills a Security Official in Central Somalia

0 Visits: 239 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 23:25:01
BELETWEIN, Somalia July 16 (Horn Observer) Attackers from Al-Shabaab killed a government official in the town of Beletwein, the regional capital of Hiiraan region, residents said.

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Somalia: ISIS Militants in Puntland accused of looting livestock - reports

0 Visits: 214 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 22:10:21
GAROWE, Somalia July 16 (Horn Observer) Pastoralists in Puntland's Bari region say that ISIS militants started looting hundreds of their livestock and asked the Puntland government to protect their animals, local media reported.

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Somalia: Puntland Court Freed Online Journalist Jailed for 14 Days Without Charges

0 Visits: 282 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 20:57:21
GAROWE, Somalia, July 16 (Horn Observer) A first Grade Court of Nugal region has on Sunday ordered the release of an online journalist, who was jailed for 14 days without charges.

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Somalia: Woman injured by shrapnel from Al-Shabaab planted IED is recuperating in hospital - Statement

0 Visits: 194 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 14:50:42
Mogadishu, 16 July 2017 - The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) would like to repudiate allegations by a local media organization, which claimed that its convoy killed a woman in Albao area, 20kms northwest of Mogadishu, on July 9, 2017. In the interest of the people of Somalia, AMISOM would…

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Somalia Media Watchdogs say Cabinet passes flawed Media bill after so-called Review

0 Visits: 619 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 11:42:47
MOGADISHU, Somalia: The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) and affiliate media organizations including Somali Media Association (SOMA), Media Association of Puntland (MAP), Somali Independent Media Houses (SIMHA), and Somali Women Journalists (SWJ) are dismayed about the endorsement of what…

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Local Somali Aid workers Are Abducted, Government Official Killed in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 360 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 08:06:35
BUUR HAKABA, Somalia July 16 (Horn Observer) Local Somali Aid workers have been reportedly abducted enroute to Baidoa, while a government military official have been killed in a landmine explosion near Qansaxdhere, Horn Observer reported.

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

0 Visits: 238 | 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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Turkey: The Night That Sealed Our Brotherhood For Eternity - Opinion

0 Visits: 355 | Saturday July 15, 2017 - 13:45:50
MOGADISHU: On 15 July 2016, what had started as a lovely summer night, evolved almost into a horrifying nightmare for the Turkish democracy. Members of a sleeper cell, lurking within the state institutions, attempted to stage a coup in a striking show of treachery.

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Somalia: Businesses in Bosaso Oppose Government Tax Over Shabab Pressure

0 Visits: 456 | Saturday July 15, 2017 - 09:28:15
BOSASO, Somalia, July 15 (Horn Observer) A stand off between the Puntland authorities and Businesses in Bosaso enters the second week, after the government introduced tax, Horn Observer reports.

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Somalia: Clan fighting Claims 14 People dead in Middle Shabelle region - Official

0 Visits: 228 | Saturday July 15, 2017 - 00:14:49
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 15 (Horn Observer) At least 14 people were killed and dozens wounded after inter-clan fighting broke out near the Coastal town of Adale of Middle Shabelle region, officials said.

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Somalia: Parliamentary Subcommittee Writes to the President over the Country's position on the Gulf Crisis

0 Visits: 226 | Friday July 14, 2017 - 21:57:26
MOGADISHU, JUlY 14, (Horn Observer) The Foreign affairs committee of the parliament wrote a letter to the country's president calling for consultation over the country's position on the Gulf rift, a letter obtained by Horn Observer read.

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