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    Mogadishu’s Jazeera Palace Hotel reopens four months after attack, in a resilient move against terrorism. Photo: AMISOM

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    The revival of Somali culture is important to the peace and stability. Photo: @engyarisow

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    Burundi troops on parade during the ceremony to mark the completion of their one year tour of duty serving under AMISOM Photo: AMISOM

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    Abdirahman Mohamed Hussein, the Somali Minister of Interior and Federal Affairs speaks during the closing session of a three-day Consultative Process on Somalia’s Draft Political Parties Law held in Mogadishu on November 23 2015.

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    Galmudug Regional Assembly members undergoing a training on parliamentary function. Photo: AMISOM

  • The Interim South West Administration (ISWA) President Sharif Hassan Sheikh Adan hands over gifts to the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Mr. Nicholas  for his support and dedication during the formation of the regional administration. Photo: UNSOM

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    A boy reads from his Quran at a mosque in Mogadishu, Somalia. Photo: AMISOM

November 30, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • More Soldiers Sent To Somali Border To Fight Al-Shabaab (Standard Digital)
  • Calm Returns To Galkayo Town As Government Brokers Peace (Hiiraan Online)
  • Four Persons Die 20 Sustain Wounds In Fatal Road Accident (Wacaal Media)
  • UNFPA Donates Emergency Kits To Puntland Health Ministry (Villa Puntland)
  • Somali Tribesmen To Sue Dutch State Over US Drone Strike (Dutch News Online)
  • Kenya’s Enemy Within (Al Jazeera)
  • Minneapolis Is A Paradise Of Somali Food (theneeds.com)
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November 30, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Military Fighter Jets Bombard Al-Shabaab Militant’s Bases In Hiiraan Region (Hiiraan Online)
  • Somali PM And South West State President Arrive In Galkayo Town (Shabelle News)
  • Jubbaland Forces Confiscate Livestock From Al-Shabaab (Wacaal Media)
  • Somalia Vindicates Petroleum Ministry Over Corruption Allegations (Hiiraan Online)
  • Mogadishu’s Jazeera Palace Hotel Reopens Four Months After Attack In A Resilient Move Against Terrorism (AMISOM)
  • Boat Hijacked By Somali Pirates Freed As Several Pirates Killed: Witnesses (The Straits Times/AFP)
  • Police Widen Search Operations To Curtail Terrorism (Daily Nation)
  • Inside Charismatic Pope Francis’ Image Of A Rising Africa (Sunday Nation)
November 30, 2015 | Morning Headlines

November 27, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali PM Arrives In Adado On Mission To Defuse Galkayo Tension (Shabelle News)
  • Two Revenue Collection Security Officers Shot Dead In Mogadishu (Wacaal Media)
  • Somalia Prime Minister Postpones Much Anticipated Trip To Puntland (Garowe Online)
  • One Dies As Somali Government Soldiers Allegedly Open Fire On Minibus (Goobjoog News)
  • Rights Ruling: Detention Of Somali Was A Violation (Times of Malta)
  • China NATO Hold First Joint Anti-Piracy Drills In Gulf Of Aden (Sputnik News)
  • Kenyan-Somalis Air Their Views On Culture And Politics (Daily Nation)
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November 27, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Pope Says Christian-Muslim Dialogue ‘Essential’ For Peace (Associated Press)
  • Puntland Bars Somali PM From Traveling To Their Region (Hiiraan Online)
  • Galkayo Tensions Dominate Puntland Cabinet Meeting (Garowe Online)
  • Minister Supports Legally Detaining Journalists Who ‘Cross The Line’ (Wacaal Media)
  • Somali Officials Warn Of Attacks By Al-Shabaab Faction (Voice of America)
  • Operation Atalanta German Warship FGS Erfurt Trains With Somaliland Coast Guard (EUCAP Nestor)
  • Somalia’s Fragile Security Puts Aid Out Of Reach For Many Who Desperately Need It (The Guardian)
November 27, 2015 | Morning Headlines

November 26, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Puntland Forces Repulse Al-Shabaab After Militants Attacked Their Base In Galgala Hills (Wacaal Media)
  • A Wider National Conference On Media In Mogadishu (Somali Update)
  • Somali Immigrants Stranded At The Border Of Greece And Macedonia Decry Segregation (Wacaal Media)
  • Puntland MPs Blame Federal Government For Stoking Galkayo Clashes (Garowe Online)
  • Somali Officials Warn Of Attacks By Al-Shabaab Faction (Voice of America)
  • UN Envoy For Somalia Expresses Concerns Over Recent Rise In Piracy Acts (UNSOM)
  • How Al-Qaeda And Islamic State Are Fighting For Al-Shabaab Affections In Somalia (The Telegraph)
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November 26, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • At Least 20 Al-Shabaab Suspects Arrested In Bulo-Burde Security Operation (Shabelle News)
  • Hiiraan Elders Set Out Conditions For Inter-regional State Formation (Hiiraan Online)
  • “Somalinders in Mogadishu Have The Rights To Give Their Notions” Feysal Ali Warabe (Radio Dalsan)
  • Despite Ceasefire Deal Fears Of Fighting Persist In Galkayo Town (Hiiraan Online)
  • UK To Spend Over $36Mln On Counter-Terrorism Experts Abroad Over Four Years (Sputnik News)
  • National Conference On Media And Information Ministry Cooperation Opens (UNSOM)
  • Galmudug Assembly Members Laud Training After Weeklong Seminars Come To A Close (AMISOM)
  • Somaliland Stricken By Drought: ‘We Need What All Humans Need’ (The Guardian)
November 26, 2015 | Morning Headlines

November 25, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Seized Boat Not Here Eyl Administration Says (Goobjoog News)
  • Mogadishu Gangs Devise New Tricks To Lure Victims (Wacaal Media)
  • Former Galmudug State Leader Voices Concern Over Galkayo Fighting (Shabelle News)
  • Puntland Traffic Commandant Reports Major Changes In The Traffic Department (Villa Puntland)
  • Parliamentary Committee Oks Extension Of Troop Deployment In UAE Somalia (Yonhap News Agency)
  • UN Envoy For Somalia Concerned About Continuous Detention Of Puntland Journalist (UNSOM)
  • Somalia’s Premier Appoints New Ministers Of Industry Energy (Bloomberg)
  • All Return Is Not The Same Return (Maandeeq)
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November 25, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Somalia’s Al Qaeda Branch Warns Members Against Joining Islamic State Terrorists (Agence France Presse)
  • No Clear Evidence Kenya Has Encroached On Somali Territory – Parliament Report (Goobjoog News)
  • Three Somalis Killed In South Africa’s Xenophobic Attacks (Hiiraan Online)
  • Al-Shabaab And Residents Battle In Gedo Region (Shabelle News)
  • President Welcomes Cabinet Changes (Wacaal Media)
  • Fruitful Consultations In Mogadishu Over Somalia’s Draft Political Parties Law (UNSOM)
  • European Union Announces Sh5.4b For Repatriation Of Somali Refugees (The Standard)
  • Two Battalions Of AMISOM Troops From Burundi Conclude Tour Of Duty (AMISOM)
  • Anger And Sorrow At Terrorism Carnage Must Become Strength For Battle Ahead (Daily Nation)
November 25, 2015 | Morning Headlines

November 24, 2015 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali PM Makes Minor Cabinet Reshuffle Two Ministers Replaced (Hiiraan Online)
  • We Are Committed To Entrenching Political Party System In Somalia Interior Minister Says (Goobjoog News)
  • Kahda District Upgrades 2km Road In The District (Goobjoog News)
  • Consultative Forum Report Indicates Puntland Favors Geographical Representation Model In 2016 Elections (Villa Puntland)
  • Sweden Responds Early To Save Lives In The Somali Region Of Ethiopia (WFP)
  • Galmudug Regional Assembly Members Undergo Training On Parliamentary Functions (AMISOM)
  • Recent Floods Damage Supply Routes Vital Infrastructure In Somalia UN Relief Wing Warns (UN News Centre)
  • Al-Shabaab Wants IS To Back Off In East Africa (BBC)
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November 24, 2015 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Election 2016: Somaliland Delegates Invoke 1960 Pact Call For 50/50 Split Of Parliamentary Seats(Goobjoog News)
  • Ceasefire In Galkayo After Elders’ Intervention (Shabelle News)
  • Somali Parliament Approves Foreign Investment Law (Hiiraan Online)
  • Five KDF Officers Injured After Landmine Hits Vehicle Near Kenya/Somalia Border (The Standard)
  • Somali Pirates Hijack Iranian Fishing Vessel With 15 Crew Says Official (Reuters)
  • In Somaliland Climate Change Is Now A Life-Or-Death Challenge (The Guardian)
  • Ethiopia: Becoming a Magnet of Peace Economic Integration (The Ethiopian Herald)
November 24, 2015 | Morning Headlines