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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...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

SOMALIA: Ethiopian man shot dead in Puntland

LAS ANOD — Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a retired security official in the Somali central town of Galkayo, Puntland police said Friday night. According to the details provided by police, two men were More...

Somalia's Somali Central State
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, March 19th, 2011

SOMALIA: Alhu Sunna and Ethiopian forces crackdown on illegal administration

ERIGAVO — Forces loyal to Somalia’s Sufi militant arrested at least three people in central Somalia on Saturday, eyewitnesses said. Alhu Sunna loyalists took three people into custody saying they will More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, December 27th, 2009

Trouble on Somalia’s Third Front: Galkayo

GALKAYO (Somalilandpress) — Somalia can achieve peace. Much of the country already has the ingredients for it, but simply lacks a cohesive government with a unified strategy for security and development. To More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009
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Somalia: War erupts with new fury in central Somalia

GALKAYO (Somalilandpress) — Fresh fighting has erupted in the central Somali town of Galkayo between militias loyal to Puntland and Galmudug on Wednesday morning. The two administrations, who share the city More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, October 30th, 2009
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Somalia: 12 Die as Fighting Erupts in Galkayo

GAROWE, 30 October 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Atleast 12 people were killed and many others wounded after deadly fighting erupted in the central town of Galkayo (Galkaio) on Thursday. The fighting which More...