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Turkish Red Crescent mobilizes for unprecedented famine threat in Somalia

Turkish Red Crescent mobilizes for unprecedented famine threat in Somalia

Monday March 27, 2017 As hundreds of thousands of Somalis have been struggling to survive in the face of famine and drought, the Turkish Red Crescent has mobilized to offer them a lifeline. Having provided over a number of aid as well as thousands of tents and beds to those in need, the aid agency […]

Yemen: Attack on Refugee Boat Likely War Crime

Sunday March 26, 2017 Failed Investigations into Abuses as War Turns 2 An apparent Saudi-led coalition attack on a boat carrying Somali civilians off the coast of Yemen highlights the need for accountability on the second anniversary of the Yemeni armed conflict, Human Rights Watch said today.   Several witnesses reported that on March 16, […]

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Sunday March 26, 2017 Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the US Saturday, on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. Around 1.1 million people are expected to pass through the world’s busiest international airport as the city marks […]

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Friday March 24, 2017 Anti-Islam blogs claim that photograph taken in Westminster is evidence for Muslims’ indifference to suffering The photographer whose picture of a woman walking past a victim of the Westminster terrorist attack was claimed by anti-Islam blogs as evidence for the faith’s indifference to suffering has defended her and said the image […]

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Fighting between SNA and Al-Shabaab kills at least 4 militants

Thursday March 23, 2017 Mogadishu (HOL) – Fierce fighting between Al-Shabaab and Somali government security forces in Lower Shabelle has killed at least four Al Shabaab fighters early Thursday morning, according to a local district commissioner. Local sources tell HOL that the began after Al-Shabaab militants attacked a Somali National Army (SNA) base in Barawe […]

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BREAKING: Police officer ‘stabbed at UK Parliament’

Wednesday March 22, 2017 A police officer has been stabbed in the Houses of Parliament in central London, Commons Leader David Lidington has said. He told MPs the “alleged assailant was shot by armed police” following a “serious” incident. Staff inside Parliament were told to stay inside their offices. The BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg said police […]

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SKY.NEWS Wednesday March 22, 2017 By Duarte Garrido, Entertainment Reporter Ben Stiller is leading a star-studded campaign to raise $2m to fly food and water to Somalia through Turkish Airlines. After raising $1m in less than 24 hours thanks to the power of social media, the Zoolander star is now reaching out to other celebrities […]

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Tuesday March 21, 2017 FILE PHOTO: Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire Mogadishu (HOL) – Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has named his cabinet ministers on Tuesday, weeks after being nominated as the countries Prime Minister. The cabinet is made up 26 ministers and 1 deputy minister and 6 women. 19 Federal MP’s have […]

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Former Alexandria deputy police chief says he was detained at JFK Airport because of his name

Monday March 20, 2017 A former Alexandria deputy police chief says he was detained at John F. Kennedy International Airport and held for 90 minutes earlier this month because of his name. Hassan Aden, 52, of Alexandria spent 26 years with the Alexandria Police Department before leaving in 2012 to become chief of police in […]

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NATO should help as illegal fishing led pirates to hijack tanker: Somali officials

Monday March 20, 2017 Crew members are seen aboard the oil tanker Aris-13, which was released by pirates, as it sails to dock on the shores of the Gulf of Aden in the city of Bosasso, northern Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland, Sunday. | REUTERS The captain of the crew of a Comoros-flagged oil tanker […]

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Exclusive: Immigration judges headed to 12 U.S. cities to speed deportations

Sunday March 19, 2017 By Julia Edwards Ainsley | WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department is developing plans to temporarily reassign immigration judges from around the country to 12 cities to speed up deportations of illegal immigrants who have been charged with crimes, according to two administration officials. How many judges will be reassigned and when […]

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Saturday March 18, 2017 Movie stars, professional athletes, and youtube celebrities have all joined the fight against hunger in Somalia under the banner – The Love Army for Somalia – with a plea for $1 million dollars on GoFundMe to assist drought victims in the Horn of Africa.   Colin Kaepernick (QB – NFL – […]

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Boris Johnson lands in Somalia for surprise visit amid looming famine

Wednesday March 15, 2017 Mogadishu (HOL) – British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrived in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday on a surprise visit. Mr. Johnson met with Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo to discuss the worsening drought amid warnings from aid groups that Somalia is at risk of slipping into a famine. Roughly 6 […]

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Somali Pirates Hijack Oil Tanker in Indian Ocean

Harun Maruf Tuesday March 14, 2017 Somali officials say pirates have hijacked an oil tanker in the Indian Ocean and guided it to the coast of Puntland region. Sources tell VOA’s Somali service that the ship is believed to be a merchant tanker flying the flag of the United Arab Emirates. Regional officials say they […]

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By CHARLIE SAVAGE and ERIC SCHMITT Monday March 13, 2017 Vice President Mike Pence and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis look on as President Donald Trump WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is exploring how to dismantle or bypass Obama-era constraints intended to prevent civilian deaths from drone attacks, commando raids and other counterterrorism missions outside conventional […]

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Sunday March 12, 2017 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A landslide swept through a massive garbage dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia’s capital, killing at least 35 people and leaving several dozen missing, residents said, as officials vowed to relocate those who called the landfill home. Addis Ababa city spokeswoman Dagmawit Moges said most of […]

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Sunday March 12, 2017 Mogadishu – Somali mothers are facing an agonising choice over how to divide their shrinking food supply among their hungry children as a devastating drought kills off livestock and leaves the Horn of Africa nation facing the possibility of famine. “If there’s a very small amount of food, we give it […]

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Saturday March 11, 2017 FILE – In this photo taken Sept. 9, 2016, Salem, 5, who suffers from malnutrition, lies on a bed at a hospital in the port city of Hodeidah, southwest of Sanaa, Yemen. UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations says it needs $4.4 billion by July to prevent famine in Yemen, South Sudan, […]

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Hiiraan Online Friday March 10, 2017 Mogadishu (HOL) – The UN Office for Coordination of Human Affairs (OCHA) says that one in two people are food insecure in Somalia with 2.9m people suffering from a food emergency, according to a statistics released by the group on Friday. The Humanitarian Snapshot released by OCHA details the […]

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e Wednesday March 8, 2017 Countries targeted under a new US travel ban passed by President Donald Trump have attacked the move, along with the United Nations. On Monday, President Trump signed a new executive order placing a 90-day ban on people from six mainly Muslim nations. The order was presented as a means to […]

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Tuesday March 7, 2017 United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has landed in Somalia on what he calls an emergency visit to focus on famine. The U.N. chief announced his Tuesday morning arrival in the Horn of Africa nation on Twitter, saying that “people are dying. The world must act now to stop this.” Somalia is […]

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Tuesday March 7, 2017 The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday raised an alarm over increasing cases of severe malnutrition among children in Somalia, terming it a threat to their survival. A statement from ICRC received in Nairobi noted that the number of undernourished Somalia children in urgent need of life-saving interventions […]

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Bahda Somalimedia waxay Hambalyo aroos ama aqal-gal u dirayaan Yusuf Abukar Libaan(Aftoje) iyo Sundus Mohamed Aden(Bidaar) oo ku aqalgalay magaalada London.    

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Digital Journal Sunday March 5, 2017 Four regions in Africa were singled out last month by the U.N. General-Secretary in a $4.4 billion appeal to avert catastrophic starvation and death. The four regions also share a common thread tying them to their circumstances – violent conflict. Populations in Somalia, along with northeast Nigeria, South Sudan, […]

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Friday March 3, 2017 The African Union top envoy for Somalia vowed Thursday to work closely with the newly appointed Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire to stabilize the Horn of Africa nation. Ads By Google The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia, Francisco Madeira said he has full confidence […]

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Somali Parliamentarians have voted unanimously to approve Hassan Ali Khaire as Prime Minister of Somalia on Wednesday afternoon. In total, 231 MPs gave their nod of approval to the Presidents first pick for PM. In a tweet sent by the PM’s office, Hassan Ali Khaire thanked lawmakers for their overwhelming support. He also vowed to […]

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Wednesday March 1, 2017   The swearing-in last week of Somalia’s new President Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” was greeted with a surge of optimism on the streets of Mogadishu that a new era of stability was on its way. He won by a landslide, on a wave of nationalist fervour. But the fact that the ceremony […]

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Open Letter to the Canadian PM: Urgent Appeal for Famine Prevention in Somalia Somali Canadian Task Force on Famine Prevention in Somalia Monday, February 27, 2017 The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2   Re: Urgent Appeal for Famine Prevention in Somalia     Dear […]

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Monday February 27, 2017 Donald Trump will have a chance to breathe new momentum into his month-old presidency in an address to Congress Tuesday night, but he will need to strike the right tone — far from his score-settling tweets at foes of all stripes.   For his maiden address to the American body politic […]

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Sunday February 26, 2017 The United States established Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. DJIBOUTI — The two countries keep dozens of intercontinental nuclear missiles pointed at each other’s cities. Their frigates and fighter jets occasionally face off in the contested waters of the South China Sea. With no […]

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