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    President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo and Foreign Ministers Ahmed Issa Awad at the IGAD summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photo: @TheVillaSomalia

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    Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire and other government officials attended a town hall meeting held in Norway by Somali Diaspora. Photo: @SomaliPM

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    Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire address guests during the launch of the Nordic Horn of Africa Opportunity Fund in Oslo. Photo: @gabowduale

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    Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire, UN General Secretary Antonio Guterres and Norwegian Foreign Affairs Minister Eriksen Søreide address the media on the sidelines of Oslo Forum. Photo: @NorwayInSomalia

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    Jubbaland President, Ahmed Mohamed Islam met with AMISOM officials in Kismayo today. Photo:@DalsanFM

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    President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo greeting the public after Eid prayers outside the main mosque in Mogadishu this morning. Photo: @DalsanFM

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    Chief of Defense forces Gen. Abdiweli Gorod travelled to Kismayo to assess ongoing offensive against Al-Shabaab in Jubaland region. Photo: Dhacdo

February 28, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Death toll of football kids bombed by al Shabaab rises to five 28 Feb – Source: TFG – 197 words The death toll of the kids murdered by al Shabaab, the al Qaeda sponsored terrorists, in a football field in the Wardhigley district of Mogadishu has risen to five, as three more of the victims died […]

February 28, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 28, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Landmine blast at Mogadishu stadium injures 8 27 Feb – Source: Shabelle, Kulmiye, Rissala – 153 words At least 8 people have been wounded in a huge landmine blast which took place in Mogadishu, witnesses said on Monday. The explosion happened at around 5:00 a.m. local time inside a stadium at Mogadishu’s Wardhiglay where a […]

February 28, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 27, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

President Sharif promises to hold talks with Somaliland 27 Feb – Source: Radio Bar-kulan – 150 words The president of the transitional federal government of Somalia, Sharif Sheikh Ahmed said that his government will hold dialogue with the authorities of the semi-autonomous state of Somaliland over their political differences. Somaliland previously seceded from the Somali […]

February 27, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 27, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

UN bans trade in charcoal from Somalia 25 Feb- Source: East Africa – 563 words The UN Security Council last week moved to cripple anti-government fighters financially by ordering an international ban on trade in charcoal from Somalia. Exports of charcoal from the port of Kismayu in southern Somalia generate at least $15 million a […]

February 27, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 24, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Foreign militants killed in Somalia in strike on car 24 Feb – Source: Reuters / BBC – 287 words At least three foreign militants of the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels were killed in a strike on a car in a rebel stronghold in southern Somalia early on Friday, a senior Somali intelligence official and […]

February 24, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 24, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Clinton, Cameron rule out air strikes against terrorist forces in Somalia 24 Feb – Source:Xinhua – 340 words Targeted air strikes against terrorist forces in Somalia was “not a good idea,” U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton said here on Thursday. “I am not a military strategist but I think I know enough to say […]

February 24, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 23, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

UN votes to increase Somalia peacekeeping force Feb 23 – Source: The Guardian – 813 words The UN security council has voted to increase an African Unionpeacekeeping force in Somalia to nearly 18,000 troops in a bid to defeat extremist rebels and help stabilise the country after more than two decades of chaos. The vote […]

February 23, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 23, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Somalia government captures Baidoa from al Shabaab militants 22 Feb – Source: Shabelle, Radio Mogadishu, Hiiraan Online – 154 words Somalia government soldiers along with Ethiopian forces took over the control of parts of Baidoa town, a strategic stronghold of Islamist militants in western Somalia, an official said on Wednesday. Mohamed Ibrahim Habsade, a parliamentarian, […]

February 23, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

February 22, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

Al Shabaab wants girls to join war front against Somali govt 22 Feb – Source: Daily Monitor – 367 words Sheikh Fu’ad Mohamed Khalaf Shongole, the chief of awareness raising of al Shabaab, the radical Islamist group opposing the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia, has insisted that unmarried girls should join the Jihad (holy war) against the […]

February 22, 2012 | Daily Monitoring Report.

February 22, 2012 | Morning Headlines.

Ethiopian tanks advance on key Somali town 21 Feb- Source: Daily Nation, AFP- 420 words Ethiopian troops in battle tanks thrust into rebel-held Somalia regions Tuesday, sparking heavy fighting as they advanced towards the major al Shabaab stronghold of Baidoa, witnesses said. The latest unrest erupted just two days before world powers meet at a London conference […]

February 22, 2012 | Morning Headlines.