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By SomalilandPress On Sunday, December 4th, 2011
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First Consultative Conference on Conducting a Comprehensive Security Sector Assessment (SSA) begins in Hargeisa

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress)-An international conference on assessing Somaliland’s security in which UN has key role opens today at Ambassador Hotel Hargeisa. The conference is expected to last for two days and More...

The United Nations controls Somalia's air traffic and collects its flyover fees, leaving little, Somalis say, to repair the decrepit airport in Mogadishu. Todd Heisler/The New York Times
By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
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Op-Ed: The UN Somalia Support Center in Kenya Advocates War between somaliland and Puntland

(Nairobi) The UN Somalia Support Centre in Nairobi attempts to establish conflict between Somaliland and Puntland as the UN organizations operated in Puntland tries to instigate a border conflict between the two More...

Lac Abbe in Djibouti. Recurring droughts have caused huge loss of livestock, the destruction of crops and increased malnutrition. Photograph: Alamy
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, August 16th, 2011
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Djibouti: the forgotten country in the Horn of Africa crisis

DJIBOUTI — Perhaps because of its small size, Djibouti has received scant attention in media coverage of the current crisis in the Horn of Africa. The former French colony, bordered by Ethiopia, Kenya and More...

Somali inmates take their breakfast in the courtyard at the UN-funded prison in Hargeisa
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
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Somaliland will not take foreign-seized pirates

HARGEISA — Somalia’s breakaway region of Somaliland on Tuesday inaugurated a UN-funded prison aimed at holding pirates but also warned it was not yet accepting those detained by foreign powers. The prison More...

Amb. Mahida briefs local media in Hargeisa (Halbeegnews)
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, March 24th, 2011
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SOMALILAND: Ambassador Mahiga arrives ahead of UN offices

HARGEISA — Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General, Ambassador Augustine P. Mahiga, arrived in Hargeisa, Somaliland on Wednesday. The ambassador and his delegation were warmly greeted More...

Senior Israeli officials inspect the haul of weapons discovered aboard an Egypt-bound vessel that was seized by naval (Nir Kafri/Haaretz)
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, March 17th, 2011
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Israel to cite seized weapons ship in UN case against Iran

TEL AVIV — UN Security Council sanctions committee to hear survey of Iranian arms smuggling efforts worldwide; Israel to argue Iran’s involvement in Victoria was a gross violation of Security Council More...

Somalia's transitional health minister Dr Adam H Ibrahim
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, March 11th, 2011
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SOMALIA: Minister storms out of UN summit and orders demonstrations against WFP

HARGEISA — Somalia’s transitional health minister Dr. Adam Haji Ibrahim stormed out of a Special High Level Meeting on Somalia that was conveyed by the United Nations in Nairobi this week. The minister More...

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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
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UN council may help AU send more troops to Somalia

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. Security Council members support the idea of increasing the African Union’s peacekeeping mission in Somalia to help support the country’s fragile government, Britain’s More...

Ambassdor Augustine Mahiga - Photo Dalmar/HOL
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, November 11th, 2010
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SOMALILAND: UN Special Representative to Somalia visits Hargeisa

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — Mr. Augustine Mahiga, the U.N. Secretary-General’s Special Representative to Somalia and four member delegation from United Nations Political Office for Somalia (UNPOS) have More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, November 6th, 2010
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AMISOM Troops to be supplied with logistics support via Somaliland

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — The United Nations Support Office for AMISOM (UNSOA), a field support operation for African Union troops supporting the weak transitional government of neighbouring Somalia might More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, August 9th, 2010
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UN to Return to Somalia After 17 Years

Nairobi (SomalilandPress)–The United Nations and other international organizations will return to Somalia within the next two months after an absence of more than 17 years, according to a senior U.N. official. More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, July 22nd, 2010
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Kosovo’s independence is legal, UN court rules

Decision in favour of Kosovo’s independence could have far-reaching implications for other separatist movements HAGUE (Somalilandpress) — Kosovo‘s unilateral declaration of independence from Serbia More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, March 29th, 2010
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DR Congo massacre uncovered

NAIROBI (Somalilandpress) — The Lord’s Resistance Army killed about 300 people and kidnapped 250 more in a rampage in the Democratic Republic of Congo in December 2009, according to an international More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, March 20th, 2010
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Security Council Extends Mandate of Group Monitoring Weapons Bans in Somalia

New York, 20 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Condemning the continued flow of weapons that it said violated its arms embargoes on Somalia and Eritrea, the Security Council this afternoon extended for 12 months More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, March 18th, 2010
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Eritrea On The Spot Again Over It’s Support Of Somali Militant Groups

The government of Eritrea has quickly reacted to sharp criticism and aiding the from the United Nations that it is assisting the Somali militant group of Al-Shabbab and other insurgent groups that has been opposed More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, March 11th, 2010
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UN Food Agency Welcomes Any Probe Into Somalia Aid

ROME, 11 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – A U.N. food agency said Thursday it will cooperate with any independent probe into its food operations in Somalia, after a report found that up to half the food aid More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010
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Somali Pirates’ New Land Tactics Worry UN

New land tactics being employed by Somali pirates may be a cause for concern, a UN spokesman told the BBC. Peter Smerdon said three trucks and their drivers were being held in the pirate town of Eyl after delivering More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, March 1st, 2010
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AU Wants Somalia Declared No Fly Zone

THE Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) has asked the UN to impose a no-fly zone on Somalia and block sea ports through which foreign groups supply logistics to the insurgents. Eritrea, in particular, More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, February 18th, 2010
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WFP Imports Food Aid Through Berbera Port

HARGEISA, 18 February 2010 (Somalilandpress) – The United Nations Food Program (WFP) has officially started to bring and distribute food aid through Berbera port. It was last week when hundreds of trucks moved More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, January 15th, 2010
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Secretary-General’s Special Representative, Briefing Security Council, Calls Somalia ‘Global Crisis’ That Can No Longer Be Ignored

New York, 15 Jan 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Representatives of African Union, Arab League Urge No-fly Zone, Anti-piracy Actions; Stress Importance of Djibouti Process The crisis in Somalia was no longer local More...