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Wednesday, 07-29-15, 10:59Police Locks Down Key Roads in Mogadishu[Shabelle] Somalia police, along with security forces have locked down key roads in Mogadishu for security reasons amid 2nd High Level Partnership Forum set to kick off in the capital. read more...
Wednesday, 07-29-15, 9:36Security Council Okays Ongoing AU Deployment in Somalia[UN News] The Security Council today authorized the Member States of the African Union to maintain the deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) for an additional 10 months, until 30 May 2016. read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 11:43Obama Lauds Ethiopia Over Fight Against Al-Shabab[Shabelle] US President Barack Obama has praised Ethiopia as an "outstanding partner" in the fight against militant Islamists. read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 7:16Hotel Attacked Because Al-Shabaab 'Shaken' - President[Deutsche Welle] Somalia's president has condemned a devastating attack on a Mogadishu hotel, which left several people dead and residents of the capital terrified. The militant Islamist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility. read more...
Monday, 07-27-15, 14:53Deadly Battle Kills 7 Militants in Somalia - Officials[Shabelle] Somalia military officials say deadly battle between government troops and Al Shabab militants has left at least 10 people dead in an area in Gedo region. read more...
Monday, 07-27-15, 10:42As Health Needs Rise, Funding Hits New Low, Cutting Off 1.5 Million From Care - UN[UN News] Somalia - a country where every two hours a mother dies due to pregnancy complications - is facing cuts in life-saving health services because of the lowest funding levels in seven years, according to the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO). read more...
Monday, 07-27-15, 10:04Al-Shabaab Attacks Mogadishu Hotel[Shabelle] China on Monday strongly condemned a terrorist attack in Somalia in which a security guard at China's embassy was killed and three embassy staff wounded. read more...
Sunday, 07-26-15, 11:56Shooting in Mogadishu Contradicts Obama[Deutsche Welle] A Somali parliamentarian has been assassinated, hours after US President Barack Obama had said al-Qaeda affiliates in Somalia had been 'weakened.' The militia al-Shabab has claimed responsibility. read more...
Saturday, 07-25-15, 19:55Parliamentarian, Guards Killed in Drive-By Shooting[Shabelle] Somalia MP and his 2 of his security guards have been killed and another soldier also wounded in drive-by shooting in Mogadishu on Saturday afternoon, officials and witnesses said. read more...
Saturday, 07-25-15, 7:19Another Town Falls to African Union Forces[Shabelle] The Somalia troops together with African Union peacekeeping forces have taken control of Diinsoor town in Bay region as Al Shabab militants vacated from the town, officials said. read more...

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