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By MGoth On Sunday, May 12th, 2013

Somalia:Why Somali people in London protested against President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud?

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud met serious protest by Somali community in London against his policy, when he went to attend the second Somali Conference hosted by British Prime Minister David Cameron on More...

Youth groups protest in Berbera over rigged elections threatening security and stability in the region
By Hassan Ali On Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Somaliland: Be warned, I am claiming temporary insanity

It all came as a shocking menace riding the tail of flaming comet when it landed head-on at the very soft belly of what is left of Somaliland’s fragile tribal relations. It had a civilized name on it, but More...

Speaking on local radio today, Mthethwa confirmed more than 30 had died at the Lonmin PLC mine near Marikana, a dusty town about 70km northwest of Johannesburg.
By Sahra Farah On Friday, August 17th, 2012
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South Africa: Police kill more than 30 miners

JOHANNESBURG — More than 30 people were killed when police broke up a crowd of armed miners waging an illegal strike at a South African platinum mine, police minister Nathi Mthethwa says. Speaking on local More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, May 12th, 2012
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Guinea security forces clash with protesters

CONAKRY — Guinea security forces used guns, teargas and truncheons on Thursday to scatter protesters angered by the government’s handling of upcoming parliamentary elections, witnesses said. The government More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Syria: Baath party officials ‘quit in protest’

DUBAI — Some 200 members of Syria’s ruling Baath party are reported to have resigned over the violent crackdown against pro-democracy demonstrations. The resignations were centred on the southern city More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011
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YEMEN: Military leaders defect Ali Saleh camp

SANA — A top military officer and at least 18 other senior commanders defected yesterday to the opposition movement demanding the immediate ouster of Yemen’s embattled president, depriving the US-allied ruler More...

demonstrators burn a picture of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh (AP)
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, March 18th, 2011

YEMEN: President Saleh declares nationwide emergency

DJIBOUTI — President Ali Abdullah Saleh declared a state of emergency across the Arab Republic of Yemen on Friday, after troops and snipers shot dead over 50 protesters in the capital alone. Eyewitnesses in More...

Anti-government protesters have denounced the move as "an invasion"
By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Anti-Shia Forces Invade Bahrain To Protect Sunni Rulers

DUBAI — Bahrain is at a tipping point. By inviting in 1,500 Saudi and Emirati troops to help restore order the ruling al-Khalifa family have dramatically raised the stakes in the tiny Gulf kingdom. It is a More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, March 4th, 2011

Police, army forces fill Djibouti’s streets to prevent anti-government protest, witnesses say

NAIROBI — Soldiers and police filled the streets of Djibouti on Friday to prevent a planned demonstration against the president by opposition parties, officials said. Djibouti — a tiny East African nation that More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, February 28th, 2011

Omanis Protest for 3rd Day in Key Industrial Town

DUBAI — Hundreds of Omanis have joined a third day of anti-government protests in a key industrial town where security forces engaged in a deadly street battle with demonstrators a day earlier. The anti-government More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Why Ethiopia could invade Djibouti

Djibouti’s troubles Wee but worrisome Foreigners fear for influence and access in a tiny African country NAIROBI — WITH only 860,000 souls, Djibouti is a miniature state in a big, bad neighbourhood. More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, February 19th, 2011

SOMALIA: Mogadishu’s Powerful Warlord and TFG Threat Arrested

MOGADISHU — The weak transitional government (TFG) of Somalia led by former cleric Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed arrested five officials including a leading warlord in Mogadishu on Wednesday. The five men were More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, February 19th, 2011

Djibouti government condemns ‘violent’ protestors

DJIBOUTI – Djibouti’s interior ministry on Saturday accused opposition demonstrators of violence and vandalism, a day after an unprecedented anti-regime protest ended in clashes with the police. Under More...

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 Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Djiboutian Opposition to Protest Against President

NEW YORK — Opposition parties in Djibouti, the Horn of Africa nation that hosts the only U.S. military base on the continent, plan to demand the resignation of President Ismail Guelleh in a protest scheduled More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, February 14th, 2011

Yemeni Youth Square Off With Forces

SANA, Yemen — Young protesters in Yemen squared off against security forces on Sunday, and some marched on the presidential palace here, witnesses said, as a third day of demonstrations sought to emulate the revolution More...