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Puntland: President uses ”political weight” to subvert freedom of expression.

Garowe, Puntland: The Media Association of Puntland (MAP) condemns the recent arrest of online journalist Ahmed Ali Kilwe. The Journalist who is under 5-days on

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Somalia turns down $80m to cut ties with Qatar

Somali President, Mohammed Abdullah Farmajo, has been offered $80 million in exchange for his agreement to sever diplomatic relations with the State of Qatar, the

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Middle East Conflict-Saudi bloc terms 59 people, 12 groups as ‘terrorists’
- Jun 9, 2017
A joint statement by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the UAE has placed 59 individuals and 12 organisations - Qatar based or funded by Qatar - on a "terror list". Qatar's ...
Iran’s parliament, Imam Khomeini’s Mausoleum come under attack
- Jun 7, 2017
Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) and the Mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini in the capital Tehran have come under armed attack. At least four gunmen have reportedly intruded into ...
Qatar’s ambassador to US discusses diplomatic crisis
- Jun 7, 2017
Meshal Bin Hamad Al Thani, Qatar's ambassador to the US, talks to Al Jazeera about the turmoil roiling the Gulf region after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE, Egypt and other ...
China ships emergency food aid to Somalia.
- Jun 4, 2017
A new batch of supplies for the World Food Program is set to be dispatched from Shanghai. The donation by the Chinese government will support hundreds of thousands of Somalis ...
Islamist commander surrendered himself to Somali government authorities in Beledwayne town on Wednesday.
- Jun 1, 2017
Senior Al-Shabaab commander reportedly surrendered to Somali government troops in Central Somalia of the Hiiraan region, KNN reports on Wednesday. His name was identified as Bishar Muumin. His role in Al- ...
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Africa Day is marked in Somalia with a call for increased investment in the country’s youth
- May 26, 2017
Africa Day celebrations in Somalia was marked in the capital Mogadishu today, in pomp. The day this year focused on the youth as a dynamic force, with potential to transform the ...
Somali President Welcomes Invitation to Visit Egypt, Hopes for Further Cooperation: Egyptian PM
- May 14, 2017
Egypt’s Prime Minister Sherif Ismail has re-extended President El-Sisi’s invitation to Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed to visit Egypt in order to consolidate bilateral relations, state news agency MENA reported. Mohamed ...
Somalia famine poses danger to children: UNICEF
- May 11, 2017
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned of a new famine in Somalia and called for a massive expansion of international aid for the African country. An estimated 2.9 million Somalis ...

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