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By SomalilandPress On Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Berbera Police Detains a Suspected Terrorist with Links to Al-Qaida

BERBERA(SomalilandPress)–Berbera Police Intelligence Unit arrested and detained a suspected high ranking member of the radical group known as Al-Shabaab with links to the well known terrorist organization More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, April 17th, 2010

Somali Gunmen Attack Kenyan Border Town

Liboi, 17 April 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Suspected members of Somalia’s Al-Shabaab militias have for the second time this month raided Kenya’s border town of Liboi. The heavily armed gunmen barricaded More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Somaliland Court Sentences 3 To Death For Attacks

HARGEISA 15 April 2010 (Somalilandpress) – A court in Somalia’s northern breakaway region of Somaliland sentenced three people to death on Wednesday and ordered the deportation of four foreigners for More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, April 8th, 2010

Reports: Al Qaeda’s Leaders In Yemen Relocate to Somalia

HARGEISA, 8 April 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Leaders of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) have left Yemen for Somalia, according to Somali officials quoted by Reuters and Yemeni media reports. Somali More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, March 29th, 2010

Sufi Group Vows To Rid Somalia Of Radical Islamists

Nairobi, 29 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – A leader of a moderate Sufi militia group that signed a power-sharing deal with the Western-backed Somali government this month has vowed to rid the country of radical More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, March 20th, 2010

SOMALIA: Al-Shabaab Rebel Commander Shot Dead

Kismayo, 20 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – A senior official of Somali insurgent group al Shabaab was shot dead on Friday in a rare assassination in the southern port of Kismayu, which is tightly controlled More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Eritrea On The Spot Again Over It’s Support Of Somali Militant Groups

The government of Eritrea has quickly reacted to sharp criticism and aiding the from the United Nations that it is assisting the Somali militant group of Al-Shabbab and other insurgent groups that has been opposed More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Family Grieves For Son Linked To Terror Group

Toronto university student, who vanished last year, died in Somalia fighting for group tied to Al Qaeda. The family of a Toronto student linked to an Al Qaeda group in Somalia is in mourning after learning online More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, March 12th, 2010
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More Than 50 Killed in Somalia Fighting

Mogadishu, 12 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Heavy fighting continued to rock Somalia capital of Mogadishu for the third day running, the fighting is between the Somalia insurgent group of Al- Shabab and the More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010
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Somalia War Moves to the Airwaves

MOGADISHU, 3 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Last year Somalia’s Radio Warsan was a pro-government station that vilified al-Qaida-linked insurgents. Today it is in the hands of the rebels as they battle More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Somalia: Al shabab reinforcements pour into Mogadishu

MOGADISHU (Somalilandpress) — Reports from  Somalia’s capital said new reinforcements of Al-shabab fighters have reached the city last night in a shadow down with government and AMISOM troops. An eyewitness More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Somaliland: Explosion Kills One Person in Lasanod

Lasanod, 4 February 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Explosion rocks Lasanod as delegations consist of Government ministers and other Somaliland officials are in the city. The explosion which happened near Hamdi hotel More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Shabaab Looks To The Somali North

HARGEISA, 23 January 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Speaking to a crowd in Ufurow district in the Bakool region, Mahad Omar Abdikarin, Shabaab’s governor for the Bay and Bakool regions in southwestern Somalia, More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Somaliland leader calls for war on Shebab

HARGEISA, 30 October 2009 (Somalilandpress) – The leader of Somalia’s breakaway self-declared state of Somaliland called on Thursday for war against the hardline Shebab rebels as the region marked one More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Somaliland: A Year from the Terror Attack

HARGEISA, 29 October 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Today marks the first anniversary of the suicide bombings in Hargeisa, which left twenty four people dead and more than thirty others wounded. It was the first More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, June 26th, 2009

“Somalia: Militant Islamists Try to Draw Kenya Into a Trap”,

Hargeisa, 27 June 2009 (Somalilandpress) – As Somalia’s transitional government fights for its existence and the region’s governments debate how to respond, guest columnist Daniela Kroslak argues More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, June 26th, 2009

Is promoting Sufi Islam the best chance for peace in Somalia?

Hargeisa, 26 June 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Some armed groups who adhere to a more moderate interpretation of Islam have begun battling Al Qaeda-linked extremists. Somalia is beginning to seem more and more More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, June 20th, 2009

Somalia: Government Calls for Immediate Military Intervention

Hargeisa, 20 June 2009 (Somalilandpress) – The speaker of the Somali parliament called the neighboring countries for an immediate military intervention within 24 hours to save the government from the Islamist. More...