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Friday, 08-22-14, 13:41UNHCR Seeks Repatriation of Somali Refugees[VOA]Nairobi -The U.N. refugee agency on Wednesday called for East African countries hosting Somali refugees to make voluntary repatriation possible and sustainable. read more...
Friday, 08-22-14, 12:03Shabelle Media Network Journalists Held in Underground Prison[IFEX]National Union of Somali Journalists read more...
Friday, 08-22-14, 5:04Amisom On Track to Leave Somalia in 2016, Envoy Says[Sabahi]The Somali government is on track to assume independent control of the country by 2016, making it possible for the withdrawal of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), stakeholders said Wednesday (August 20th) according to Uganda's New Vision. read more...
Thursday, 08-21-14, 12:31Seven Al Shabaab Members Receive Death Penalty[Dalsan Radio]The military court convicted 13 more people yesterday. 7 were sentences to death as they were accused of jointly killing a prison inmate who was called Abdiaziz Muhidin Hiraabe. read more...
Thursday, 08-21-14, 7:37Former Warlord Abdi Nur Escapes Mogadishu Crackdown[Dalsan Radio]Former war lord Abdi Nur Siyad who has been earlier targeted by Somali security forces for disarmament security operation in Mogadishu has escaped from the capital and reached Guricel town in central Somalia. read more...
Thursday, 08-21-14, 7:37Breaking - Former War Lord Abdi Nur Escapes From the Mogadishu Operation.[Dalsan Radio]Former war lord Abdi Nur Siyad who has been earlier targeted by Somali security forces for disarmament security operation in Mogadishu has escaped from the capital and reached Guricel town in central Somalia. read more...
Thursday, 08-21-14, 6:04Somali Forces Arrest 30 Al-Shabaab Suspects in Mogadishu[Sabahi]Somali security forces on Tuesday (August 19th) arrested 30 suspected al-Shabaab members and seized a cache of illegal weapons in a daytime security operation in Mogadishu's Bakara Market, Somalia's RBC Radio reported. read more...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 7:31UPDF Somalia Troops Not Paid for Six Months[Observer]UPDF soldiers keeping peace in Somalia have not been paid for six months, The Observer has learnt. read more...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 5:08Three Journalists Tortured While in Detention[RSF]Reporters Without Borders condemns the closures of Mogadishu-based Radio Shabelle and Sky FM and arrests of 19 journalists and employees on 15 August, and the continuing detention and reported torture of the directors of the two radio stations and their owner. read more...
Monday, 08-18-14, 21:45Top UN Envoy Pledges to Step Up Support for Peace, Progress in Somaliland[UN News]The top United Nations envoy in Somalia today pledged to step up the world body's support for peace and progress in Somaliland during a visit to the region, which declared itself independent in 1991. read more...

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