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By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Angry local Somalis allege racial profiling, harassment at airports

Mohamed Farah has testified before Congress, conferred with the State Department and met with the secretary of Homeland Security. Two weeks ago, he was among a select group invited to the White House for President More...

By MGoth On Friday, April 26th, 2013
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American jihadi in Somalia tweets on kill attempt

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A most-wanted American jihadi inSomalia said Friday that the leader of Islamic extremist rebels in Somali was starting a civil war, just hours after an assassination attempt left the Alabama More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Somali judges need protection from Islamist rebels: rights group

By Richard Lough NAIROBI (Reuters) – Somalia’s judges and lawyers need protection from al Qaeda-linked militants, the New York-based Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday after deadly bomb attacks More...

By MGoth On Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Somalia Travel Advice Change

FCO warns that it believes terrorists are in the final stage of planning attacks in Mogadishu. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office travel advice on Somalia has been changed to reflect concerns about a terrorist More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Somalia: String of attacks in Somali capital slows progress

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Isaq Ahmed lifted his head from his hands, his eyes clouded with tears, as he looked at the crowd gathered near the twisted wreckage from a car bomb blast that ripped open buildings More...

A trainee at a camp in Somalia in October 2010. The camp was run by Saracen International, a South African military firm.
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Somalia: Private Army Formed to Fight Somali Pirates Leaves Troubled Legacy

A trainee at a camp in Somalia in October 2010. The camp was run by Saracen International, a South African military firm. WASHINGTON — It seemed like a simple idea: In the chaos that is Somalia, create a sophisticated, More...

By SomalilandPress On Friday, September 14th, 2012

Africa: Officials; Kenyan police stop major terror attack

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan police said Friday they disrupted a major terrorist attack in its final stages of planning, arresting two people with explosive devices and a cache of weapons and ammunition. The pair More...

Meles Zenawi lays in a hospital in Europe
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Ethiopians mourn strongman ruler Meles, dead at 57

ADDIS ABABA — Thousands of Ethiopians descended on the centre of the capital Addis Ababa on Tuesday to mourn Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, their firm-handed ruler of more than two decades, whose body was flown More...

By goth Mohamed On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Somalia: Al-Shabaab in the mafrishes?

BY LIBAN OBSIYE I was thoroughly disappointed. I had gone to a mafrish with a friend and had not met one, not even one, Al Shabaab recruiter. Perhaps they were there staring at me with their red blood shot eyes More...

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By goth Mohamed On Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

SOMALILAND: UK-trained force terrorises residents

HARGEISA — A British-trained force on Sunday raided a house in the neighborhood Jigjiga-Yar in Hargeisa leaving the family to clean up the mess. The Resistant Reaction Unit(RRU) at pre-dawn, approximately More...

By Sahra Farah On Sunday, February 5th, 2012

Response to NSPU’s Failure to Fake Document, Miserably

OPINION | FEBRUARY 5, 2012 By Dalmar Kahin Dear Ali Artan, I read your opinion posted on WDN: NSPU statement Not only have you made terrible blunders to fabricate a document, but you also failed, so miserably, to More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, February 5th, 2012

“Somalia’s” Terrorists are Invading Somaliland

OPINION | FEBRUARY 5, 2012 By Abdulaziz Al-Mutairi Terrorists across “Somalia” are gathering at the Buhoodle town of far south-east Somaliland, to establish safe-haven for their illegal armed operations across More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, February 4th, 2012

Somaliland to increase defense budget

HARGEISA — Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury Ali Hassan Mohamed revealed on Thursday that the country’s national budget has surpassed the US$90 million target which has increased by 70% since 2010. More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, January 23rd, 2012

US Representative to Somalia visits Somaliland

HARGEISA — U.S. Special Representative for Somalia Ambassador James C. Swan, arrived in the Somaliland capital on Monday for talks on democracy, terrorism, maritime piracy, regional stability and development. Ambassador More...

Jailed Swedes 'innocent': Ethiopian rebels
By Hassan Ali On Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Jailed Swedes ‘innocent’: Ethiopian rebels

NAIROBI — Ethiopian rebels said Thursday the conviction of the two Swedish journalists on terrorism charges for supporting the group was “unjust” as they were innocent and called for their release. An More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, August 15th, 2011

The Looming Danger That Africa and Int. Community Need to Confront

The situation in the Horn of Africa is basically of that of famine and unprecedented drought affecting many countries, but when this catastrophe eases, and the Shabaab leaves the operating theater, there is another More...

By Sahra Farah On Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Inside the raid that killed bin Laden

WASHINGTON — Helicopters descended out of darkness on the most important counterterrorism mission in U.S. history. It was an operation so secret, only a select few U.S. officials knew what was about to happen. The More...

By Sahra Farah On Saturday, April 30th, 2011

SOMALIA: Puntland blames TFG and SSC militia for attacks

BURAO — On Friday the leader of Somalia’s northern enclave of Puntland called on the Somali parliament to prepare the country for a general election to form a credible administration to replace the current More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, April 30th, 2011

Three cheers for Mr Blair

I speak not of the one-time occupant of Number 10 Downing, but of Eric Arthur Blair (1903 – 1950), a man better known by his pseudonym, George Orwell. In this age of uncertainty this author has never been more More...

Somaliland rescue: MV Salahdeen safely docks at Berbera port with 77 onboard
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

This week in Somaliland: Ship rescued off Zeila, Anti-Terrorism forces

Somalilandpress has distilled some main stories making headlines across Somaliland this week (12 April, 2011). Friday, 10 April: University of Hargeisa goes down under University of Hargeisa (HoU) on Friday signed More...