Somali Forces Kill Three Al-Shabaab Operatives as Forces Launch Offensive in Gedo

Saturday 18/2/2017, Somali launched an offensive in Gedo region near Somalia border with Kenya. At least three Al-Shabaab operatives were killed in the offensive aimed at pacifying the region which mostly has been used by the Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab as attacks launching pad. According to Lt Col. Farah Abdi, three terror operatives were More...

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By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Nigerian Troops Repel Boko Haram Suicide Bombers, Kill 6 Militants

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, 17/2/2017: Latest military reports from Nigeria indicate at least 11 people have been killed as Nigerian troops battled the Islamic State linked Boko Haram attack on outskirts of northeastern More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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U.S. Department of State Updates Nigeria Travel Warning

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Nigeria and recommends that U.S. citizens avoid all but essential travel to Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kano, and Yobe states. The department More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Former UN Chief Lauds Kenya on Promoting Regional Peace

Former UN chief, Ban Ki-moon lauded Kenya for playing a pivotal role in promoting regional peace especially in Somalia and South Sudan. The former UN Secretary General thanked President Uhuru Kenyatta for his More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Kenyan President Invited to Farmajo’s Inauguration

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta received a message from Somalia’s President-elect Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo urging him to attend his inauguration ceremony. Farmajo inauguration ceremony will take More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Burundi & African Union Resolve AMISOM Salary Dispute

Burundi and the African Union (AU) on Thursday 17/2/2017 reached an agreement on modalities of payment of Burundian troops battling Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab in Somalia. According to First Vice President of More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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Mortar Shelling Lands Near Villa Somalia, Kills 2 Children

At least three people including two children have been killed after several mortar shelling were fired, landing around Villa Somalia, the Presidential Palace of Somalia in Mogadishu on Thursday noon. The shelling More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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Terrorists Kill Christian in Egypt’s Sinai, Second Time in a Week

Terrorists linked to the Islamic States gunned down a Coptic Christian teacher on his way to school in northern Sinai on Thursday. According to police sources, this is the second killing of a Christian in less More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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South Sudanese Rival Factions Clash in Bieh State

February 16, 2017 Fresh clashes erupted between South Sudanese rival factions in the country’s newly created Bieh State. According Governor of Bieh State, Moses Majok, referenced by open sources, a brief More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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AU Mission Hopeful of Progress in Somalia after Farmajo Win

AU envoy in Somalia said that there is hope for Somalia after successful election that saw former Prime Minister assume highest office in the land. According to the Special Representative of the African Union More...

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