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Somalia blames MENA's shisha addiction for deforestation

Somalia has blamed Saudi Arabia for contributing to the decline of 90 percent of the forests that once covered that country. In an official report, submitted to the United Nations, the African country has alleged that one of the main reasons for ... Albawaba, 6 hours ago

Pirates attack foreign ships off Somalia

Pirates have attacked two foreign fishing trawlers off Somalia's coast, seizing the crew of one of them, maritime experts and residents say. A Thai trawler managed to escape, following a failed attempt on Monday to hijack it in waters off central ...
 BBC23 hours ago Somali pirates seize Iranian, Thai ships  Frontier Post1 day ago Iranian fishing boat seized by pirates, Thai boat escapes  Borneo Post Online20 hours ago Somalian pirates back at work targeting fishing vessels  TNT News22 hours ago


Michael Keating, 56, of the UK was named as the new Special Representative for Somalia and head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM). Keating, who served as the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Afghanistan from 2010 ...
 Misna21 hours ago Ban Appoints New Envoy For UN Mission In Somalia  Leadership21 hours ago Secretary General appoints Michael Keating of UK as Special Rep. for Somalia  Radio Garowe1 day ago Ban appoints veteran British political, peacebuilding adviser to head up UN assistance mission in Somalia  Foreign day ago
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Pope Francis visit to Africa: Pontiff urged to address Somali community abuse in Kenya

Pope Francis will this week make his first papal to Africa, starting with Kenya on 25-27 November, where he will visit a slum on the outskirts of the capital, Nairobi, and meet inter-religious representatives. Less than 10 months after the by ...
 International Business Times UK21 hours ago Pope visit: Is Africa the future of Catholicism?  CNN4 hours ago Kenya all set for pope's visit  Tanzania Citizen1 day ago Pope Francis to visit 3 African nations Al Jazeera America  NewsListOnline6 hours ago

Pirates attack Iranian and Thai ships off coast of Somalia

Pirates captured the Iranian vessel and her passengers, but the crew of the Thai ship managed to escape. Comments MOGADISHU, Somalia, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Pirates attacked two foreign vessels off the coast of Somalia on Sunday and Monday, capturing ...
 UPI18 hours ago Pirates attacked foreign vessels off the coast of Somalia, capturing an Iranian ship and her passengers, while the crew of a Thai ship managed to escape.  TickerTech.com17 hours ago
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Somalia: Ex-Presidential aide kicks off candidacy bid in Somaliland Opp Party

Nov 25, 2015 - 14:50:49 PM FEATURED HARGEISA, Somalia, November 25, 2015 (Garowe Online)- Somaliland's Justice and Welfare Party (UCID) is in disarray after former ruling party members have showed off interest in key posts in the opposition ...
 Radio Garowe1 hour ago Somalia: Kay urges release of detained TV journalist  Radio Garowe1 hour ago Somalia - Residents Start Fleeing From Their Houses in Galkaio  AllAfrica.com1 day ago Somalia PM grazes cabinet  Radio Garowe1 day ago

Somali al-Shabaab threaten any who shift allegiance to Daesh

AFP reports that Somalia's al-Shabaab is threatening to kill any militants who change their allegiance from al-Qaeda to Daesh. "If anyone says he belongs to another Islamic movement, kill him on the spot," one of the heads of al-Shabaab, Abu ...
 Albawaba1 day ago Somalia: Al-Shabaab Threatens to Behead Islamic State Sympathisers  Afropages.fr3 hours ago Kenya: Al-Shabaab Threatens to Behead Islamic State Sympathisers  MyInforms6 hours ago Threat to behead IS  The Star (Kenya)10 hours ago

Al-Shabab wants IS to back off in East Africa

Somalia's militant Islamist movement al-Shabab is battling to keep the loyalty of its fighters, as the Islamic State (IS) group tries to gain a foothold in East Africa. IS achieved a major boost in March this year when it won the loyalty of the ...
 BBC1 day ago Somalia: Troops repulse al-Shabaab after militants ambushed their convoy near Wajid  Before It's News3 days ago

Shabaab warn members against joining IS

Mogadishu - Somalia's Shabaab fighters have warned they will cut the throat of members who shift allegiance from al-Qaeda to Islamic State, amid reports some factions have already been punished for doing so. If anyone says he belongs to another ...
 IOL1 day ago Somalia's Al-Qaeda branch warns members against joining IS  Dunya News1 day ago Somalia's Al Qaeda branch warns members against joining IS  MENAFN1 day ago | Shabaab: We ll cut the throats of those who shift to ISIS  South Africa News Shafaqna1 day ago

Somalia's Premier Appoints New Ministers of Industry, Energy

Somali Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke named new ministers of industry and energy, hours after the Horn of Africa nation's legislators approved a law to lure foreign investment. Abdrirashid Mohamed Ahmed was appointed minister of ...
 Bloomberg1 day ago Somali PM Appoints New Ministers of Industry, Energy  AllAfrica.com23 hours ago Minister ouster reports rejected  Iran Daily23 hours ago
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