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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

May 25, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Mogadishu Mayor Hosts Iftar Dinner For Ambassadors From Islamic Countries (Radio Muqdisho)
  • Up To 60 Auto-rickshaws Seized In A Security Operation In Mogadishu (Hiiraan Online)
  • Prime Minister Blocks The Sacking Of Directors And Permanent Secretaries (Jowhar.com)
  • Dozens Killed In Clashes Between Two Somali Regions In Land Dispute (Reuters)
  • Gravely Concerned’ Over Northern Somalia Clashes UN And Partners Call For Ceasefire (United Nations)
  • Perfecting Somali State Institutions (Wardheere News)

May 25, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • PM Khaire: District Commissioners Will be Held Accountable For Insecurity Cases in Their Areas (Halbeeg News)
  • Nasa-Habalood II Terror Attack Suspects Plead Guilty (Goobjoog News)
  • MP Nur Escapes Unhurt In Gunfight Between Guards And NISA Agents (Radio Dalsan)
  • US Airstrike In Somalia Against Al-Shabab Kills 10 Fighters (Washington Post)
  • Families Urgently Need Food Clean Water Medical Support After Somaliland Cyclone (Relief Web)
  • From War-torn Somalia To Maine: An Immigrant’s Story Of Hope (Boston Globe)
May 25, 2018 | Morning Headlines

May 24, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Somali PM Appoints New Ministers (Halbeeg News)
  • Fighting Between Puntland And Somaliland Forces Reignites In Tukaraq Town (Hiiraan Online)
  • “ISIS Assassin” Behind Policeman Shooting Arrested In Mogadishu (Radio Dalsan)
  • Harsh Conditions Push Kenyans Al-Shabaab Recruits To Suicide (The Star)
  • Decades Of War Ruined Somalia But It Is Now Picking The Pieces (The Star)
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May 24, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Security Forces Kill Two Al-Shabaab Suspects In Mogadishu (Halbeeg News)
  • Puntland MP Dahir And Bodyguard Shot Dead In Galkayo (Radio Dalsan)
  • Second Reading Of Armed Forces Pension Due To Start In Parliament (Halbeeg News)
  • Across Somalia Thousands Of Students Brave The Elements To Sit Crucial Exams For University Entrance (UNSOM)
  • Pakistan Somalia Ink $10.5m Agreement For ID System (Pakistan Today)
  • The Young Somalis Recreating Mogadishu’s Prewar Splendour (The Guardian)
May 24, 2018 | Morning Headlines

May 23, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • Lower Shabelle Governor Vows To Step Up Offensives Against Al-Shabaab (Halbeeg News)
  • Suspected US Jets Carry Out Airstrike In Southern Somalia (Shabelle News)
  • ISIS Claims Assassination Of Traffic Cop In Mogadishu

 (Hiiraan Online)
  • IJF Send Judo Equipment To Somalia In Bid To Bring Peace (Insidethegames.biz)
  • Storm In Somaliland Kills Dozens Wipes Out Farms Livestock (Reutuers)
  • Inside Kenya Army’s War On Al-Shabaab In Somalia (The Star)

May 23, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Al-Shabaab Suicide Bomber Hits Somalia Military Convoy: Police (Reuters)
  • Puntland Authorities Ban Civilians Travelling To Tukaraq (Hiiraan Online)
  • Herders In Galgudud Restock Their Animals With Hopes Of Reviving Their Livelihoods (Radio Ergo)
  • Somaliland Police Arrests 5 People Accused Of Producing Fake Passports (Halbeeg News)
  • Man In Court Over Plan To Bomb Government Buildings (Daily Nation)
  • OCHA Flash Update #2 – Tropical Cyclone Sagar (Relief Web)
May 23, 2018 | Morning Headlines

May 22, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

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  • Mogadishu’s Mayor Estimates Flooding Caused $35 Million In Damages (Hiiraan Online)
  • 25 Dead And 27 Missing In Somaliland As Cyclone Hammers The Region (Goobjoog News)
  • Jubbaland Leader Orders Probe On NGOs (Halbeeg News)
  • Piracy Incidents Double Off Coast Of East Africa In 2017: Study (Xinhua)
  • Soldiers Commemorate The 25th anniversary Of Australia’s Somalia Mission (Singletonargus.com)
  • Mogadishu Minnesota (City Journal)

May 22, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • National Army Forces Kick Out Al-Shabaab From Urban Areas (Radio Muqadisho)
  • Somali Deputy PM Calls On Puntland And Somaliland To Resolve Tensions Through Dialogue (Halbeeg News)
  • Southwest Leader Fires Minister And Governor Amid Rift (Garowe Online)
  • Turkey’s TIKA Helps Flood Victims In Somalia (Anadolu Agency)
  • Francis Macharia Wanted Al-Shabaab Facilitator Arrested In Kayole (The Star)
  • Growing Up As A Welsh Somali (Walesonline)
May 22, 2018 | Morning Headlines

May 21, 2018 | Daily Monitoring Report

Key Headlines

  • UN Somalia Seeks $80 Million In Immediate Relief For Flood-affected Populations (Malaysia News Agency)
  • PM Pledges Support To Flood Victims In Mogadishu (Halbeeg News)
  • Foreign Minister Says No Negotiations With Kenya Over Maritime Dispute (Hiiraan Online)
  • Tropical Cyclone Hits Somaliland Killing At Least 15 People: Governor (Reuters)
  • Somali Fishermen Struggle To Compete With Foreign Vessels (Voice of America)
  • Berbera Port Expansion Project To Commence In September (The Reporter Ethiopia)

May 21, 2018 | Morning Headlines

Key Headlines

  • Government Urged To Ease Import Of Relief Supplies To Avert Floods’ Harm (Goobjoog News)
  • Heavy Rains Paralyze Transport In Mogadishu  (Hiiraan Online)
  • South West Authorities Impose Night Time On Large Trucks (Halbeeg News)
  • Peace In Sight As KDF Says Somalia Battle Not In Vain (The Standard)
  • Al-Shabaab Faces Leadership Battle As Speculation Over Emir’s Health Mounts (Jamestown Foundation)
May 21, 2018 | Morning Headlines