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By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, October 7th, 2012
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This Story Of A CIA-Backed Somalia Anti-Piracy Squad Is Unbelievable

MOGADISHU — An attempt by CIA-connected trainers to create a sophisticated counter-piracy force in Somalia turned into hundreds of half-trained and well-armed Somali mercenaries being left to their own devices More...

Election officials work at a polling station in Tripoli on Friday, July 6, 2012. Libya goes to the country's first free election since 1969 on Saturday.
By Sahra Farah On Saturday, July 7th, 2012
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Libyans go to the polls with a goal of unity

Election officials work at a polling station in Tripoli on Friday, July 6, 2012. Libya goes to the country’s first free election since 1969 on Saturday. AP. AS LIBYA and Morocco battled it out in the final More...

Somalia's parliament, May 2012
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, June 19th, 2012
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Somalia wins the fifth failed state title

NEW YORK — Somalia has been rated the world’s most troubled state for the fifth consecutive time, edging ahead of DR Congo, according to the latest annual Failed States Index (FSI) list. The list which was More...

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Somali President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed shake hands during the United Nations' Somalia conference in Istanbul, Turkey, May 22, 2010.
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
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Libya to attend Somalia conference in Turkey

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Somali President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed shake hands during the United Nations’ Somalia conference in Istanbul, Turkey, May More...

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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
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LIBYA: New Leadership Following The Political Footprints of Qaddafi

The National Transitional council of Libya head Mustafa Abdel Jalil despatched a high ranking delegation to Mogadishu to meet with Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government (TFG). This Libyan foreign policy decision More...

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By SomalilandPress On Monday, September 19th, 2011
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Western Intervention in Libya’s Civil War May Provide Hope for Somaliland

Western intervention in Libya’s revolution may offer hope to proponents of Somaliland’s recognition. Generally, Western states show extraordinary deference to the African Union in matters of African politics. More...

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By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011
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Britain ready to work with Africa – UK government

Foreign Secretary William Hague talked about the situation in Africa in a speech to The Times CEO Summit Africa. Speaker: Foreign Secretary William Hague Event: The Times CEO Summit Africa Location: London “It More...

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By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011
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West: double standards and thirst for more oil – Ugandan President

The statement below is from the President of Uganda, Mr. Yoweri Museveni, he has became one of the main voices opposed to the military actions in Libya by Western nations. He says they are striking Libya for oil– More...

Libyan oil exports before the murder of Jasmine Revolution by Western forces - how will it change?
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011
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Scent of Jasmine, whiff of cordite

Somalilandpress Editorial To seasoned observers of international affairs the events taking place in the Maghreb and throughout the Middle East remind us that essentially diplomacy is a game of gilded immorality. More...

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By Hassan Ali On Sunday, March 20th, 2011
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LIBYA: Arab League and AU disapprove Western aggression

CAIRO — The Arab League is criticizing the international air assault on Libya, a week after asking the United Nations to impose a no-fly zone on the North African nation. [ad#Google 200×90] Arab League More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, March 19th, 2011
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U.S. military invades Libya

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military launched its first airstrikes on Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s air defenses, officials said Saturday. U.S. Tomahawk missiles landed in the area around Tripoli and Misrata, More...

Libyan rebels in the eastern city of Benghazi celebrate fending off an assault by forces loyal to Colonel Gaddafi. Photograph: Anja Niedringhaus/AP
By Hassan Ali On Saturday, March 19th, 2011
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LIBYA: French jets hit Gaddafi’s forces

PARIS — Western planes led strikes against Muammar Gaddafi’s military as world leaders ordered the biggest intervention in the Arab world since allied forces invaded Iraq in 2003. The patience of the More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, March 13th, 2011
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Somaliland to get citizens out of Libya – MFA statement

HARGEISA — The Somaliland government said it was launching efforts to rescue several hundred Somalilanders stranded in Libya on Sunday. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the government More...

Flashpoint cities in Libya
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, March 10th, 2011
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Battles rage over Libyan cities

CAIRO — Pro- and anti-government forces are locked in intense fighting for control of several cities and towns across Libya, where a near month-long uprising is threatening to end Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s More...

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By SomalilandPress On Thursday, February 24th, 2011
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Urgent Appeal For African Refugees in Libya

Libya(SomalilandPress)–Hundreds of Somali refugees are stranded in Libya. There are reports coming from Libya stating that at least 4 Somali refugees were killed and many others wounded. The Libyan public More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, April 28th, 2010
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Africa needs a new map

It’s time to start seeing the redrawing of the continent’s colonial borders as an opportunity, not a threat. Muammar al-Qaddafi isn’t exactly known for brilliant ideas on maximizing political justice; More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, March 28th, 2010
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Arab League Summit: Back To The Sixties

The atmosphere is that of the sixties. SIRTE (Somalilandpress) — That’s what journalists felt while covering the 22nd Arab League summit in the Libyan city of Sirte, while listening to those songs – More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, March 27th, 2010
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Isaias Afwerki Appeals for Arab Sympathy

MOGADISHU, (Somalilanpress) — With his brinkmanship diplomacy facing a dead-end, Eritrea’s strong man, Isaias Afwerki, is approaching members of the League of Arab States (“Arab League”), which is More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, February 4th, 2010
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Pirates Aboard Libyan Vessel Fire on Somaliland Forces

HARGEISA, 4 February 2010 (Somalilandpress) – A shoot-out erupted Thursday between pirates who seized a North Korean-flagged, Libyan-owned ship and coast guards in Somalia’s breakaway Somaliland region, More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, July 3rd, 2009
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Sudan leader stipulate support to Somali government

Mogadishu, Jul 3 2009 (Somalilandpress) — Sudanese president Omar Hassan Al-Bashir, acknowledged Sudan’s support to the government of Somalia in its pursuit to realize stability, security and reconciliation More...