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Aideed's former strongman elected president of Galmudug State in Somalia's central regions
By Hassan Ali On Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

SOMALIA: Galmudug lawmakers elect former Aideed right-hand man

LAS ANOD — Somalia’s central semi-autonomous region of Galmudug State elected an army colonel as the new president on Wednesday during a special sitting of parliament in Galkayo. Col. Abdi Hassan Awale More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

U.S. commandos free two hostages in daring Somalia raid

DJIBOUTI — U.S. special operations forces swooped into Somalia on Wednesday and rescued two hostage aid workers after killing their nine kidnappers, a rare and daring raid in the Horn of Africa nation to free More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Somalia’s mini-state madness — meet West Puntland State

LAS ANOD — Somalia’s largely disputed province of Mudug last week witnessed the declaration of a new semi-autonomous region within the Somali state after locals claimed they lost confidence with Puntland. During More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, December 18th, 2011

SOMALIA: Somalis call for the arrest of Puntland leader as Fighting flares in central town

LAS ANOD — Fighting has erupted in a disputed town in central Somalia between two pro-government militias, with Ahlu Sunna militia claiming a strategic victory in its offensive against rebels loyal to TFG More...