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UN Can Not Confirm US Strike in Somalia, Stands Against Extrajudicial Killings - Spokesman

Urdu Point 27 Jan 2023
The United Nations is unable to confirm the media reports claiming a United States' strike in Somalia killed an operative of the Islamic State terror group (banned in ...

US Reports 'Successful Counterterrorism Operation' in Somalia, Promises Details Later

Urdu Point 26 Jan 2023
US forces have conducted a successful counterterrorism operation in Somalia, US Africa Command (AFRICOM) said on Thursday, promising to provide details later ... military conducted a successful counterterrorism operation in Somalia.

Refusing to Stay Silent on Media Directives, Somali Journalist Goes on Trial

Voa News 23 Jan 2023
Which is why it went into action in October last year when Somalia’s Ministry of Information published a ... Information Minister Daud rejects with such assessments on Somalia’s media environment, telling VOA, “We don’t want to see freedom of speech being violated at any cost.”.
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A Somali soldier stands near the dead body of one of the two Al-shabab fighter who were killed during clashes with security forces in Mogadishu, Somalia, Sunday, April, 16, 2017.

Can Somalia finally defeat Al-Shabab extremists? - analysis

The Jerusalem Post 17 Jan 2023
Somalia’s government-led forces appear to have conducted important operations recently that have pushed back Al-Shabab, the extremist group that has terrorized Somalia for a decade ... There is now hope that Al-Shabab may be defeated and that Somalia could emerge from decades of civil conflict.

Triple Car Blasts in Somalia Kill 8, Injure 25 - Reports

Urdu Point 15 Jan 2023
... more than 25 injured as a result of three explosions that took place in Somalia's central Hiran province on January 14, Somalian media reported on Sunday.

Violence in Somalia highlights local community's ties, divided views of homeland

The Columbus Dispatch 12 Jan 2023
Thirteen-year-old Ugbad Khalif was visiting her grandmother in Somalia last month when violence erupted on the streets of the town where she was staying ... Many Somali Americans maintain connections to Somalia, which has benefited significantly from funds sent home by the diaspora ... While Somalia — nothing.

Romanian court to rule on Andrew Tate’s challenge to detention

The Irish Times 10 Jan 2023
Controversial social media influencer was arrested for alleged human trafficking and formation of an organised crime group. Social media influencer Andrew Tate (C) and his brother Tristan Tate are escorted by ... Somalia’s fight against Al Shabaab, the group who must not be named.

Somali forces kill 61 al-Shabab fighters in central region

Xinhua 09 Jan 2023
9 (Xinhua) -- Somali security forces backed by international partners killed 61 al-Shabab fighters in an overnight joint operation carried out in the Hawadle area in central Somalia Sunday night, a government official confirmed Monday ... Special ReportsPhotosVideoCorrectionsContact Us Media.

Suicide Car Bombings in Central Somalia Kill 15 - Reports

Urdu Point 04 Jan 2023
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 04th January, 2023) At least 15 people were killed in two simultaneous suicide car bomb attacks in the Hiran region of central Somalia, Somalian media reported on Wednesday.

Nearly 1,700 journalists killed over past 20 years: RSF

Al Jazeera 30 Dec 2022
The two decades between 2003 and 2022 were “especially deadly decades for those in the service of the right to inform”, said the Paris-based media rights campaigners ... They are followed by Mexico (125 killed), the Philippines (107), Pakistan (93), Afghanistan (81) and Somalia (78).

Somalia's opioid overdose: Young, female and addicted

Yahoo Daily News 27 Dec 2022
Friends of the social media influencer said she had been injecting drugs for a long time ... Police have registered an increase in substance abuse in Mogadishu and elsewhere in Somalia, including among women ... Fathi Mohamed Ahmed is the chief editor of Bilan Media, an all-female news outfit in Somalia.You may also be interested in..

Fishermen Return To Iran Years After Somalia Kidnapping

Radio Free Europe 25 Dec 2022
... group in Somalia, some as long as eight years ago, have returned home, Iranian media said on December 25.

Journalists in Somalia slam government restrictions, arrests

The New Arab 23 Dec 2022
A joint statement by the Somali Journalists Syndicate, the Somali Media Association and Somalia Mechanism for Safety of the Journalists condemned the raid and demanded the journalists’ immediate release ... We all refused," the secretary-general of the Somali Media Association, Mohamed Osman Makaran, told the AP.

Somali troops recapture key town from al-Shabab

Xinhua 22 Dec 2022
Abdullahi Ali Anod, Somalia's defense ministry spokesman, said at a media briefing in the Somali capital of Mogadishu that the government forces faced minimal resistance from al-Shabab when they recaptured the town ... Special ReportsPhotosVideoCorrectionsContact Us Media.

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