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Pledges made for Somalia at New Castle fire conference

Pledges made for Somalia at New Castle fire conference

Somalia has secured pledges of support and a greater cooperation for Somalia’s Fire and Emergence Service, at the end of a 2-day conference held at the headquarters of Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Authority in the city of New Castle, Northeast of England.

Somalia evacuates 95 nationals from Yemen: official

Somalia evacuates 95 nationals from Yemen: official

MOGADISHU — Somalia on Monday evacuated 95 nationals from the war-ravaged Yemen as part of the government’s effort to evacuate its citizens from the Arabian Peninsula nation.

White Widow ‘has killed 400 people’ as key figure in al-Shabaab

White Widow ‘has killed 400 people’ as key figure in al-Shabaab

Samantha Lewthwaite, known as the White Widow, is at the “right hand” of terror leaders in Somalia. Spy chief says White Widow Samantha Lewthwaite is responsible for the deaths of at least 400 people, including last month’s slaughter of 148 people at a university in Kenya, according to Somali security chiefs.

Somali youth ready to migrate to Europe despite perils

Somali youth ready to migrate to Europe despite perils

MOGADISHU — Mohamed Khadar is one of the many young Somalis who are ready to join the mass immigration across the Mediterranean Sea despite the perils he will face.

Focus report: 15 Germans fighting in Somalia for al-Shabab

Focus report: 15 Germans fighting in Somalia for al-Shabab

According to a magazine, about 15 Germans are fighting for the Somali terror militia al-Shabab. Focus reported the number after six residents of the western city of Bonn were indicted upon their return from Somalia.

Somali-American back in prison after ‘deradicalization’ attempt

Somali-American back in prison after ‘deradicalization’ attempt

WASHINGTON – A Somali-American teenager whose case was a test for efforts to deradicalize Islamist extremists has been sent back to prison after apparently violating an agreement that put him in a “halfway house,” federal officials said on Wednesday.

3 Somali Natives Who ‘Went Home to Fight’ Plead Guilty to Terror Charges in Brooklyn

3 Somali Natives Who ‘Went Home to Fight’ Plead Guilty to Terror Charges in Brooklyn

Hours before jury selection was to start in their trial, three Somali-born men pleaded guilty on Tuesday to conspiracy to support a terrorist group, stemming from their fighting for the Shabab in Somalia.

Obama’s pick to be US ambassador to Somalia withdraws

Obama’s pick to be US ambassador to Somalia withdraws

President Barack Obama’s pick to be the first American ambassador to Somalia in nearly 25 years has withdrawn her nomination, the White House told lawmakers on Monday, an unexpected suspension in U.S. plans to deepen ties with the African nation plagued by violence and instability.

Somali president committed to more inclusive vote in 2016

Somali president committed to more inclusive vote in 2016

MOGADISHU – The president of Somalia has said he is committed to holding elections on time next summer, before his current term runs out in August 2016, and wants a more inclusive voting process than in the past.

EU Delegation office to open in Somalia

EU Delegation office to open in Somalia

MOGADISHU (AMISOM) — The European Union (EU) has announced the opening of an EU Delegation office to Somalia. The announcement was made on Sunday in Mogadishu during celebrations to mark Europe Day and follows the signing of an Establishment Agreement between the President of Somalia H.E Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud and the EU Head of Delegation […]

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