Tag archive for ‘Ogaden’
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By MGoth On Friday, February 15th, 2013
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Somalia:IGAD’s declaration of war in Kismayo, real chance for armed liberation

The move by IGAD mercenaries to airlift bogus delegates to Kismayo last week in order to attend illegal meeting aimed to approve the invasion of certain clans including refugees from Kenya and Ethiopia, was enough More...

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By MGoth On Saturday, February 9th, 2013
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Ethiopian: Annihilation of the Ogaden People – OpEd

February 8, 2013 Besieged, abused, ignored   In the harsh Ogaden region of Ethiopia, impoverished ethnic Somali people are being murdered and tortured, raped, persecuted and displaced by government paramilitary More...

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By SomalilandPress On Friday, October 5th, 2012
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Somalia: AMISOM 1 and AMISOM 2; another UNISOM AND UNITAF

In 1992, UNSC authorised the protection of humanitarian aid in Somali as many hundreds of civilians were dying because of famine and instability. Only 500 Pakistanis peacekeeper was confined in Mogadishu airport More...

Refugee women and children in Somaliland who fled their homes in Ethiopia as a result of a "Liyu police" operation, April 2012.
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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ETHIOPIA: A wave of atrocities against villages in Ogaden

ADDIS ABABA – “No proper evidence has reached the world until now” The task force that arrested and wounded the Swedish journalists Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson in Ethiopia are now accused More...

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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
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Somalia:Ogaden men in Kenya army launch “Operation kill and exterminate” in Somalia’s Jubbaland

It was a shame to Kenyan military Spokesman Cyrus Oguna, when he said Kenya was not in Somalia to help a certain clan in its operation to capture Kismaayo and Jubbaland areas. Oguna and other Kenyan leaders have More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, September 16th, 2012
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Ethiopia in talks over restive region

JIGJIGA — Addis Ababa holding talks with rebel group for restoring peace in conflict-ridden Ogaden region. Over the past 15 years, the Ogaden area in Ethiopia has been ravaged by conflict that’s killed More...

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By Sahra Farah On Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
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Ethiopia: SouthWest Energy to explore oil and gas in Somali State

ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia’s government may develop gas fields in its eastern Somali region itself or with a partner while a contractual dispute with a Chinese oil and gas company is resolved, Mines Minister More...

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By Hassan Ali On Monday, July 23rd, 2012
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Ethiopia without PM Meles Zenawi – the case of EPRDF and ONLF

By Mukhtar M. Omer Schadenfreude as an instrument of regime change Meles is ill, possibly terminally. His absence from the African Union (AU) summit finally served as the proverbial white-hair which a ravenous hyena More...

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By goth Mohamed On Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
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ETHIOPIA: Daawaley residents regain freedom

Sultan Hirsi Qani thanks President Omar JIGJIGA — Abdi Mohamed Omar (“Abdi Iley”), the president of Somali Regional State of Ethiopia this week released 43 men as part of negotiations with members of the More...

Refugee women and children in Somaliland who fled their homes in Ethiopia as a result of a "Liyu police" operation, April 2012.
By Hassan Ali On Monday, May 28th, 2012
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ETHIOPIA: Ogaden paramilitary forces execute ten Isaaq

Photo: Refugee women and children in Somaliland who fled their homes in Ethiopia as a result of a “Liyu police” operation, April 2012 (Ben Rawlence/Human Rights Watch). Investigate Paramilitary Abuses, More...

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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
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San Diego Ogaden Community Condemns Mass Murder in Ogaden

On Sunday May 29th, 2011, hundreds of people from the Ogaden American Community of San Diego gathered to pray and condemn the mass killing of civilians and the murder and kidnap of the WFP workers by Ethiopian military More...

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By Hassan Ali On Sunday, April 17th, 2011
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SOMALILAND: Man arrested for claiming prophethood

HARGEISA — A local court in the capital Hargeisa on Saturday sentenced an ethnic Somali man to two years imprisonment and $300 fine for claiming to be a prophet. [ad#Google Adsense 250×250] Judge Abdulrashid More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, September 14th, 2010
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Somaliland and Ethiopian forces clash with ONLF rebels

BORAMA (Somalilandpress) — According to local eyewitnesses a heavy war erupted between the Ethiopian troops and ONLF rebels near the Somaliland border on Tuesday and has displaced many in near by towns and More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, July 6th, 2010
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ETHIOPIA: Somali states unite to fight ONLF, al shabab rebels

JIGJIGA (Somalilandpress) — The Somali National Regional State and Puntland State of Somalia signed an all encompassing Memorandum of Understanding on 28 June 2010 in Dire Dawa. This was done on the occasion More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, April 21st, 2010
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ETHIOPIA: Somali’s 2.7m Voters Bring Nat’l Count to 32m

Addis Ababa, 21 April 2010 (Somalilandpress) – The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) disclosed an additional 2,755,453 registered voters from the Somali Regional State, universities and the military More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, April 11th, 2010
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ETHIOPIA: British geologist shot dead

ADDIS ABABA (Somalilandpress) — A British geologist working for an oil company who was shot dead in Ethiopia, has been named by the Foreign Office as Jason Read. The 39-year-old, who was from the Portsmouth More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, January 1st, 2010
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Ethiopia rejects warning of hunger after drought

ADDIS ABABA (Somalilandpress) — An Ethiopian minister has denied reports that millions of people need urgent food aid after failed rains. Disaster Prevention Minister Mikitu Kassa told the BBC that the government More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, November 21st, 2009
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Abusive Behavior in Puntland – Congressman Donald Payne

United States Congress (Washington, DC) Somalia: Abusive Behavior in Puntland Congressman Donald Payne Press Release WASHINGTON, 21 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) — In late October, the Puntland government More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, November 15th, 2009
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Ethiopia: ONLF Military Communique

JIGJIGA, 15 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) — Armed forces of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) launched a broad multiple front military operation against military positions of the Ethiopian occupation More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, November 15th, 2009
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Ethiopia rebels ‘capture towns’

JIGJIGA, 15 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) — Ethnic-Somali rebels in the south-east of Ethiopia say they have launched an offensive against government forces and captured several towns. The Ogaden National More...