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President Sisi Affirms Egypt's Commitment to Safeguarding Somalia and its Security

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Egypt is steadfast in preventing any peril to Somalia or its safety, as declared by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday, according to an official statement from the presidency. This statement follows Ethiopia's contemplation of acknowledging Somaliland's independence claim.

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Abduction of Ukrainian Nationals by Al-Shabab in Aftermath of Somalia Helicopter Crash

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In a recent incident in Somalia, four Ukrainian citizens were captured by Al-Shabab extremists, affiliated with al-Qaida, following the crash of a UN-contracted helicopter. The Ukrainian foreign affairs ministry verified that the helicopter, operated by a Ukrainian company under a UN contract, experienced…

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CIA Director Burns Holds Talks with Somali Leadership on Ethiopia-Somaliland Port Agreement

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CIA Director William Burns made a diplomatic visit to Mogadishu, engaging in discussions with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Mahad Salad, the head of the Somali National Intelligence Agency. The meeting, held at Mogadishu International Airport, delved into several issues, prominently addressing…

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Extraordinary IGAD Summit Addresses Ethiopia-Somalia Tensions Amid Diplomatic Complexities

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Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud touched down in Kampala, Uganda, marking the commencement of an extraordinary IGAD summit. The summit takes center stage in addressing the escalating tensions between Ethiopia and Somalia, primarily triggered by a contentious lease agreement in the autonomous region…

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Somali president's son fined in Turkey for deadly car crash; accountability concerns and potential diplomatic impact arise.

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Mohamed Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's penalty has been revised to a fine of approximately $900, as determined by a tribunal in Turkey. The individual, identified as the offspring of Somalia's President Hassan Ali Sheikh Mohamud, was initially facing a 2.5-year imprisonment term, but this has been…

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In Mogadishu, a suicide bomber has caused the deaths of three individuals in a devastating attack.

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In a tragic incident that unfolded in Mogadishu's Hamar Weyne district, a suicide bomb explosion rocked the area, resulting in the loss of three lives and leaving two individuals injured, according to official reports. The assailant, under pursuit by law enforcement, triggered the explosive device…

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A former Somali state minister is currently unaccounted for in Kenya, raising concerns about their whereabouts and well-being.

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Abdirashid Janan, the former Jubaland Security Minister, has been reported as missing in Nairobi, Kenya, for the past seven days, according to statements from his family members. The current Jubbaland State Minister of Security, Yusuf Hussein Osman Dhumaal, is urging the Kenyan government's security…

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President Erdoğan seeks parliamentary approval to extend troop deployment in the Gulf of Aden amid rising tensions fueled by U.S. and U.K. strikes on Yemen.

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President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has forwarded a proposal to extend the deployment of Turkish naval forces in the Gulf of Aden, Somali territorial waters, and the Arabian Sea to Parliament. The current mandate is set to expire on February 10, but the motion seeks an additional year, marking the 14th…

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A road collision in the Somali region of Ethiopia claimed the lives of at least ten individuals.

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A tragic road accident on the route between Jigjiga and Shabeeley district in the Faafan region of the Somali regional state in Ethiopia claimed the lives of at least ten people. According to local media reports, 12 others suffered injuries, some of them severe, as a result of the collision involving…

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Security forces have detained employees of Hormuud Telecom in connection with an ongoing dispute related to data privacy concerns.

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Somalia's National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) has arrested three employees from Hormuud Telecom's Tree-piano center in Mogadishu. The arrests took place after the telecom company declined to disclose financial activity details of its customers to the National Intelligence Agency.

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The Prime Minister of Somalia has issued a warning to Ethiopia, cautioning against any interference in the territorial matters of Somalia

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Somalia's Prime Minister issued a stern warning to Ethiopia on Sunday, cautioning against any intervention in Somali territories. During a program in the capital Mogadishu, Hamza Abdi Barre stated that the sea access agreement signed earlier in the month between Ethiopia and Somaliland is considered…

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President Mohamud returns to Dhusamareeb to push forward anti-al-Shabab operations

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Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud returned to Dhusamareeb, the capital of Galmudug state, on Monday, aiming to intensify the ongoing anti-al-Shabab military operations in the central Somali regions.

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U.S. Navy SEALs missing in Somalia during anti-Houthi operations

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Two U.S. Navy Seals remain missing following an operation off the coast of Somalia, as reported by U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM). According to sources cited by the Associated Press, these individuals were part of a night mission targeting a suspected arms-carrying vessel, separate from the broader…

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Ethiopian government confirms global pushback on Somaliland pact; vows to uphold agreement

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Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Ethiopia, Demeke Mekonnen, concludes a panel discussion at the Science Museum in Addis Ababa, marking the opening of Diplomacy Week. This event highlights Ethiopia's ongoing efforts in international diplomacy and regional cooperation.

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UAE condemns the terrorist attack on an African Union Mission base in Somalia

0 Visits: 1678 | Sunday May 08, 2022 - 11:27:19
The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist attack that targeted an African Union Transition Mission base in the Middle Shabelle region, southwest of the Somali capital Mogadishu, which resulted in deaths and injuries of peacekeeping mission personnel from the Republic of Burundi.

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Aid agencies appeal for funds to ramp up humanitarian assistance in E.Africa

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Humanitarian agencies on Friday jointly appealed for 39.5 million U.S. dollars to scale up humanitarian assistance in Eastern Africa as the worst drought in 40 years looms.

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UN leads £65m plan to stop huge oil spill off Yemen during first ceasefire in six years

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The UN is to stage a rare donor conference on Wednesday in a bid to raise the $80m (£65m) necessary to prevent an ageing oil tanker off the west coast of Yemen exploding and causing an environmental disaster potentially four times worse than the Exxon Valdez spill near Alaska in 1989.

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International community urge for peaceful conclusion to long delayed Somalia elections

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The international community has welcomed the election of the Speaker and Deputies of the Upper House, which on Tuesday happened in Mogadishu, and called on Somali leaders to compete for elections peacefully.

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Ethiopia arrests four over hotel bomb attack

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Ethiopian authorities have arrested four suspects in connection with the Sunday bomb attack at a hotel in the historic city of Harar.

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Lawmakers arrive in Afisiyoni tent to elect parliamentary speaker

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Lawmakers are arriving at the Afisiyooni tent in Mogadishu on Wednesday morning, where the election of Lower House leadership is expected to take place.

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Somali minister visits Naif Arab University for Security Sciences

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The Minister of Internal Security of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Abdullah Mohamed Nour, currently on a visit to the Kingdom, has paid a visit to Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS).

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Police arrest 40 suspects for operating illegal pharmacies in north eastern, Nairobi

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Police have arrested 40 people and booked them for prosecution in various courts within North Eastern and Nairobi regions on suspicion of operating illegal pharmacies in the country.

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