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Iran, Djibouti call for expansion of economic ties
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, November 16th, 2012
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Iran, Djibouti call for expansion of economic ties

Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh and Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi have called for the expansion of economic ties between the two countries. The two officials made the remarks during a meeting More...

Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (R) and Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi pose for photographs before addressing a joint news conference in Mogadishu November 14, 2012.
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By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, November 15th, 2012
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Iran to open Somali embassy, Turkey rebuilds parliament

Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (R) and Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi pose for photographs before addressing a joint news conference in Mogadishu November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Omar Faruk Iran More...

The U.S. Geographical Survey has now mapped some 70 percent of Afghanistan's mineral wealth.
By Sahra Farah On Saturday, July 21st, 2012
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Afghanistan becomes first country to map its mineral deposits

The U.S. Geographical Survey has now mapped some 70 percent of Afghanistan’s mineral wealth. KABUL — Afghanistan has become the first country in the world to have its surface minerals mapped from the More...

Range Resources its partner Red Emperor Resources (RMP) begin drilling in the Dharoor Valley basin in Somalia's Puntland region, 16 January 2012
By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
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Risk and reward: The world’s most dangerous business locations

Photo: Range Resources its partner Red Emperor Resources (RMP) begin drilling in the Dharoor Valley basin in Somalia’s Puntland region, 16 January 2012. NAIROBI — Convenience is not a priority when it More...

This image - which cannot be independently verified - is believed to show the bodies of children in Houla awaiting burial
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, May 26th, 2012
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Syria massacre in Houla condemned as outrage grows

This image – which cannot be independently verified – is believed to show the bodies of children in Houla awaiting burial DUBAI — Western nations are pressing for a response to the massacre in More...

Russia Is Massing Troops On Iran's Northern Border And Waiting For A Western Attack (AP)
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, May 12th, 2012
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Russia builds up troops on Iran border as West plans its invasion

WASHINGTON -– The Russian military anticipates that an attack will occur on Iran by the summer and has developed an action plan to move Russian troops through neighboring Georgia to stage in Armenia, which borders More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, February 5th, 2012
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Ethiopia records its first banana exports

DIRE DAWA — The Ethiopian Horticulture Development Agency (EHDA) this week celebrated a key milestone as the east African nation began exporting bananas for the first time ever. In a nation where agriculture More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, January 27th, 2012
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Turkey challenges Iran in Somalia

Turkey’s relatively newfound interest in engaging with Somalia was triggered by a combination of different events, from the extension of humanitarian assistance during a time of great famine to the desire More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
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Israel: Nuclear Iran could deter military action

JERUSALEM — A senior Israeli military official says a nuclear Iran could make it tougher for Israel to act against enemies closer to home. Military planning division chief Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel says a nuclear-armed More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, January 11th, 2012
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Who’s killing Iranian nuclear scientists?

Nuclear scientist Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan was killed by a blast in Tehran on Wednesday, the state-run IRNA news agency said. (CNN) — It’s a question many people inside Iran — and those who watch More...

Somalia's Agriculture Minister Abdullahi Hagi Mohamed Nuur
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, August 19th, 2011
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Iran’s Foreign Minister set to visit Somalia

MOGADISHU — Somalia’s Agriculture Minister Abdullahi Hagi Mohamed Nuur has praised Iran for its prompt dispatch of humanitarian relief aid to the drought-hit nation, where millions are on the brink of More...

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By Hassan Ali On Friday, April 29th, 2011
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UN Pays Kuwait $880 Million in Damages for Iraq Invasion

NEW YORK — The United Nations’ compensation commission on Thursday paid $880 million to Kuwaiti claimants for their losses during Iraq’s invasion of the small Gulf nation over 20 years ago. The majority More...

Senior Israeli officials inspect the haul of weapons discovered aboard an Egypt-bound vessel that was seized by naval (Nir Kafri/Haaretz)
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, March 17th, 2011
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Israel to cite seized weapons ship in UN case against Iran

TEL AVIV — UN Security Council sanctions committee to hear survey of Iranian arms smuggling efforts worldwide; Israel to argue Iran’s involvement in Victoria was a gross violation of Security Council More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, February 18th, 2011
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Bahrain Turmoil Poses Fresh Test for White House

MANAMA — A brutal government crackdown on pro-democracy protesters here on Thursday not only killed at least five people but, once again, placed the Obama administration in the uncomfortable position of dealing More...

By Sahra Farah On Friday, June 11th, 2010
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Russia to continue business with Iran despite UN sanctions

ZEILA (Somalilandpress) — Russia plans to finish building Iran’s first nuclear power plant and may deliver an anti- aircraft system, the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, said. A fourth round More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, March 10th, 2010
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Israel Partnering in Africa Against Terror

TEL-AVIV (Somalilandpress) — Israel is increasing its partnership in Africa, united with factions which are battling fundamentalist Islam. Following February talks between Israel and the Kenyan government More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, March 9th, 2010
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Israel Eyes New Alliances In Africa

Tel-Aviv, 9 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Israel is struggling to keep its diplomatic friends in Africa as Iran makes a determined effort to expand its influence there, making the continent an emerging theater More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, March 8th, 2010
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Iran Calls for Regular Multilateral Meetings on Somali Crisis

Nairobi, 8 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Somalia, Kenya and members of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) welcomed Iran’s proposal for attending regular meetings to solve the crisis More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, March 7th, 2010
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In Kenya, Iran’s Mottaki Addresses Somali Crisis

Nairobi, 7 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki has kicked off his visit to Kenya by highlighting the importance of finding a solution to the Somali crisis. Mottaki More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, February 21st, 2010
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Iran, Israel’s Naval Bases, Somaliland’s Recognition: Port Berbera—Bargaining Chip

HARGEISA, 21 February 2010 (Somalilandpress) – A Somali warrior poet once said, “Rag hadaad colaad leedihiin, ciidanse uwaydo, waxkastood ku ciil bixi kartaa kuu cawo aduune…or if you are embroiled More...