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ReutersBy Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU, May 22 (Reuters) - Somali members of parliament shelved a vote of confidence against the prime minister on Wednesday, but warned the government it would face further parliamentary rebellions if it did not do more to improve...
Reuters* Mogadishu in talks with rival factions to defuse row * Clans vying for control of lucrative Kismayu in south * Government: return to civil war, anarchy not an option By Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU, May 20 (Reuters) - Somalia's new government said on...
Reuters* Governor seeks to shore up shaky recovery * Islamists still pose threat to stability * Commercial bank licences expected by end of 2013 * New Somali currency a possibility By Edmund Blair NAIROBI, May 17 (Reuters) - When Washington D.C. was in...
Reuters* Somalia recovering from two decades of civil war * EU has trained around 3,000 Somali soldiers in Uganda * Somali president says security his top priority By Drazen Jorgic MOGADISHU, May 15 (Reuters) - The European Union is to move military training...
Reuters* Ex-warlord fought al Shabaab but is not liked in Mogadishu * Central government struggling to assert control * Clan-based divisions threaten bid to rebuild Somalia By Drazen Jorgic MOGADISHU, May 15 (Reuters) - A former Islamist warlord was declared...
Reuters* Dahabshiil boasts offices in London, Dubai * Confidence growing in ragged Somali shilling * Businesses operate amid poor security, clan rivalries By Edmund Blair NAIROBI, May 8 (Reuters) - Somalia's government must lure more investors to drive the...
Reuters* Al Qaeda-linked militants weakened but remain potent force * West fears slide back into anarchy if gains not cemented * Security to top agenda of May 7 London conference By Richard Lough and Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU, May 3 (Reuters) - Somalia's...
Tags: Government, Rebellions, Al-Qaeda, Ethiopia, Somalia
ReutersMOGADISHU, April 26 (Reuters) - Islamist militants killed Somalia's deputy chief prosecutor and will target more judiciary staff while the government tries to reform the courts, a militant spokesman said on Friday. The al Shabaab rebel group, which is...
The death toll rose Monday to at least 35 killed in the most serious Islamic extremist attack in years on Mogadishu, a government official said. Islamic radicals from al-Shabab launched a multi-pronged attack against the country's Supreme Court...
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Militants attacked Mogadishu’s main courthouse Sunday in one of two attacks in Somalia that were linked to an Al Qaeda-affiliated group. About nine gunmen wearing Somali police uniforms and suicide vests stormed the...
Tags: Al-Qaeda, Somalia, Armed Conflicts
MOGADISHU, Somalia -- Ten people died and more than 15 were wounded Monday in a suicide bombing close to the presidential palace in the capital, according to Somali officials. The attack in central Mogadishu targeted a vehicle carrying Somali...
A woman who accused Somali security forces of raping her must spend a year behind bars for making a “false accusation” and insulting the government, a Mogadishu court ruled Tuesday. Court official Ahmed Aden Farah said medical evidence showed...
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