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  • Villa Somalia supports the Ethiopian civil war

    Photo/Somali Times According to sources told Somali Times Villa Somalia has confirmed that President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has expressed support for the Ethiopian federal government’s

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  • 6 Somali special forces soldiers killed in IED attack

    Other soldiers from convoy injured in attack in Lower Shabelle region rushed to hospital Six members of Somalia’s Danab special forces were killed in an al-Shabaab bomb attack late Monday,

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  • Is Saudi Arabia pressing Pakistan to recognize Israel?

    The Pakistani prime minister made headlines last week when he revealed that Islamabad has been under pressure from some “friendly” nations to recognize Israel. Although he stopped

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  • Saudi seeks to be part of any US deal with Iran

    Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud in Berlin, Germany on 21 February 2020 [Abdulhamid Hoşbaş/Anadolu Agency] Saudi Arabia wants to be part of any deal between the

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  • Facing elections and a potential US troop withdrawal, risks to Somalia’s security abound

    Photo/Somali Times By Vanda Felbab-Brown With many focused on the dangerous conflict in Ethiopia, Somalia is facing a triple security crisis. If unaddressed, it could severely jeopardize the

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Villa Somalia supports the Ethiopian civil war

Photo/Somali Times According to sources told Somali Times Villa Somalia has confirmed that President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has expressed support for the Ethiopian federal government’s

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North and South Korea troops exchange fire along border

A North Korean flag flutters in the wind at a military guard post in Paju, at the border with North Korea, Sunday, May 3, 2020. North and South Korean troops exchanged fire along their tense

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I’ll jealously guard judicial independence, says Haji

Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji has pledged to defend the independence of the Judiciary months after charging a top judge. In an interview with the Star, Haji described the Kenyan

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Covid-19: Nine UPDF soldiers quarantined in Somalia

Nine members of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) contingent in Somalia are under isolation after coming into contact with a confirmed case who is in Mogadishu. On Wednesday evening, UPDF

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