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Erdogan starts election campaign

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who launched his campaign last month in June, threatened to send more troops to the neighboring country of Syria. Erdogan, who had been promising presidential and parliamentary elections in November 2019, said his government would continue its fight with terror groups. Elections are expected to take place on 24 June has

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The president Ahmed Islaan visited Abdikarim Qalbi-dhagah, who is still in custody

Addis Ababa-Somali Times Jubaland State President HE Ahmed Mohamed Islaan has been seen the first ever since he has been transferred to Ethiopia by Somali government Colonel Abdikarim  qalbi-dhagah The first photos that saw him come to Ahmed Islaan  facebook  photo are Ahmed Islaan, and the pictures show that Abdikarim Qalbi -dhagah is in good

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United Arab Emirates armour lands on Socotra take over

United Arab Emirates .soldiers, BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles, and military trucks were seen being unloaded from C-17 transport aircraft at the airport on the Yemeni island of Socotra  in photographs that began circulating on social media Two C-17s and at least two BMP-3 were seen in the photographs, which could be geolocated to Socotra’s airport.

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The Kenyan President pledges to continue efforts to bring peace to Somalia

Nairobi-Somali Times  The President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday pledged to continue efforts to stabilize the region to help stabilize neighboring countries such as Somalia and South Sudan. Mr. Kenyatta has decided to strengthen the capacity of the Security Council to safeguard security and emphasize that there is no peace without a life, and will work

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Somalia to Improve its Army Donor Countries Demand

Brussels– A donor summit in this capital today called on Somalia”s government to speed up the reactivation of its army, through the observance of previous reports by the UN and the African Union . The Horn of Africa’s country should accelerate the agreed reforms on that force, which reveals a slow progress in its transformation,

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Ethiopian Prime Minister visits GERD site, heads to Sudan for an official visit

Ethiopia Prime Minester Abiy Ahmed has visited the Grand Ethiopia Rennaissance Dam GERD site. The Prime Minester was accompanied by his deputy Demeke Mekonnen and other top government officials on the trip. The entourage were given an update on work at the facility being built in the Benishangul Gumuz regional state. They were conducted around

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Nigeria: We Won’t Allow Killings of Nigerian Christians – Trump

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari met with United States counterpart Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. Their discussions it is said, centered on cooperation especially in the area of anti-terrorism combat and other matters of mutual concern President Donald Trump on Monday said the United States will not condone the ongoing killings across central

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Ethiopia Prime Minester Abiy Ahmed visits Djibouti on his first foreign trip

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived in neighbouring Djibouti on Saturday in what was his first foreign trip since taking office in early April 2018. Abiy met with Djiboutian president Omar Guelleh with the two leaders discussing issues of mutual interest to their countries and the Horn of Africa region at large. The Prime Minister

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Kenyatta, Odinga call for support of unity deal, deny 2022 politics

Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga have defended their famous handshake, saying it was done to bridge differences and promote peace, rather than further political ambitions. The two politicians were addressing mourners at the funeral service of former presidential candidate Kenneth Matiba. The March 9 handshake has been the subject of debate

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Puntland President Abdiweli Gas Sold the port of Bosaso with UAE

UAE-President of Puntland, Mr.Abdiweli Mohammad Ali, who is currently on a four-day official visit to the UAE, says the UAE is playing a key role in the development of Horn of Africa region. “Somalia and the UAE have firm historical ties and the UAE is the biggest trading partner of Somalia. The country has welcomed

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