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USA TODAY: U.S. military operation targets extremists in Somalia

USA TODAY: U.S. military operation targets extremists in Somalia

Faarax September 2, 2014 0

  U.S. military forces directed a counter-terrorism operation against the al-Shabab network of Islamic extremists in Somalia, the Pentagon said Monday. There was no immediate word on whether the operation was successful. Rear Adm.

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Crackdown on Somali journalists condemned

Crackdown on Somali journalists condemned

Faarax September 1, 2014 0

  1 September 2014 The National Union of Journalists of Great Britain and Ireland (NUJ) has condemned the growing crackdown against journalists and trade union leaders in Somalia, that has included the jailing of prominent journalists

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Somalia: 12 Killed as Army Repels Attack on Prison

Somalia: 12 Killed as Army Repels Attack on Prison

Faarax August 31, 2014 0

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Iraq conflict: UN warns of possible Amerli ‘massacre’

Iraq conflict: UN warns of possible Amerli ‘massacre’

Dalka August 24, 2014 0

The UN has called for action to prevent what it says may be a possible massacre in the northern Iraqi town of Amerli. Special representative Nickolay Mladenov says he is “seriously alarmed” by reports

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Libya crisis: Tensions rise as Tripoli airport seized

Libya crisis: Tensions rise as Tripoli airport seized

Dalka August 24, 2014 0

An armed militia alliance in Libya has captured Tripoli’s international airport after a battle lasting nearly a month. Islamist-affiliated forces from Misrata and other cities took over the airport from the Zintan militia, which

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The Global Initiative on Somali Refugees (GISR)

The Global Initiative on Somali Refugees (GISR)

Dalka August 21, 2014 0

His Excellency the Prime Minister of Somalia visited Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to deliberate the refugee state of affairs and launching the Global Initiative on Somali Refugees (GISR). Among the host were; Special Representative of

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Al-Qaeda off-shoot ISIL issues its official passport

Al-Qaeda off-shoot ISIL issues its official passport

Dalka August 20, 2014 0

The Islamic State for Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL, that has controlled Mosul, Tiqrit and al-Anbar provinces since June 11, has issued its official passport after declaring an Islamic caliphate last week. The

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Islamist militants ‘kill reporter James Foley

Islamist militants ‘kill reporter James Foley

Dalka August 20, 2014 0

The Islamic State militant group has released a video online purporting to show the beheading of US journalist James Foley, missing since 2012. The militants said the killing was revenge for US air strikes

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Somalia: MAP condemns mistreatment by Somaliland forces of four reporters

Somalia: MAP condemns mistreatment by Somaliland forces of four reporters

Faarax August 17, 2014 1

  Media Association of Puntland (MAP) vehemently condemns the apparent mistreatment by Somaliland army troops of four reporters at security checkpoint in Sool region town of Lasanod of northwestern Somalia on Thursday. On August

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Iraq crisis: France to deliver arms to Iraqi Kurds

Iraq crisis: France to deliver arms to Iraqi Kurds

Dalka August 13, 2014 0

France will supply arms to Iraq’s Kurds “in the coming hours”, French President Francois Hollande has announced. France has received approval from authorities in Baghdad for the decision, French media reports say. Kurdish forces

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