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By Hassan Ali On Saturday, August 4th, 2012
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Nigeria: The re-emergence of the Niger Delta conflict?

ABUJA — Gunmen in Nigeria have stormed an oil barge off the coast, killing two Nigerian navy sailors and kidnapping four foreigners, a naval officer says. The navy has joined the search for the gunmen off More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, August 15th, 2011

In Midst of Sever Drought in East Africa, Puntland Governor Slaughters Somaliland Officials

By Dalmar Kahin TORONTO The governor of Bari (Puntland), a pirate-infested region in Somalia, just like a local thug desperate for attention, time and time again, proved to be the most ruthless, self-centered, and More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, March 14th, 2010

SOMALIA: “British Couple Wounded” – Pirates

MOGADISHU, (Somalilandpress) — Somaliland MP said he has received information that one of the British couple held in Somalia was seriously wounded by the Somali pirates after a gun-battle, Somalilandpress More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, December 14th, 2009

Kenyan Forces Foil Attempt To Kidnap Catholic Nun

Mogadishu, 14 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Kenyan security forces have foiled an attempt by armed gunmen, to kidnap a Catholic nun in Wajir, northeastern Kenya, officials said. According to reports, the More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
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CPJ welcomes release of kidnapped journalists

New York, 26 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) – The Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following statement after confirming the release today of Canadian freelance reporter Amanda Lindhout and Australian More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, November 15th, 2009

The Emergence of ‘Sky Pirates’ in Desperate Somalia

HARGEISA, 16 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Diyaarada way afduuban tahay. The four words, screamed by a mad man wielding a pistol in mid-air, are etched into my memory like lyrics in a veteran singer’s mind. More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Somalia: Airline Hijacked in Bosaso

BOSASO, 3 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) – an Antonov airline operated by Daallo Airlines on a flight from Bosaso to Djibouti was briefly hijacked by two armed men on Monday afternoon. The two men withdraw More...