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Iraqi PM safe after drone attack on residence, military says

Credit to Photo Associated Press/Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi. By Reuters A drone laden with explosives targeted the residence of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in Baghdad early on Sunday in what the Iraqi military called an attempted assassination, but said Kadhimi escaped unhurt. The attack, which security sources said injured several members of Kadhimi’s

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Israel suggests U.S open consulate for Palestinians in West Bank, not Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett reacts during a news conference with Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman (unseen) at the Government Press Office, (GPO) in Jerusalem November 6, 2021. Ohad Zwigenberg/Pool via REUTERS Reuters By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, (Reuters) – Israel stepped up its public opposition on Saturday to a plan by

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Several injured in knife attack on German train

An ICE high-speed train is seen at the train station of Seubersdorf, southern Germany, on November 6, 2021, after several people were wounded in a knife attack on the train. (dpa/AFP) By Reuters Several people were injured in a knife attack on an express train between the south German cities of Regensburg and Nuremberg on

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Fuel tanker blast in Sierra Leone capital kills at least 91

Credit to Photo/Sierra Leone Telegraph By Reuters Ninety-one people were killed and over 100 wounded in the capital of Sierra Leone on Friday when a fuel tanker exploded following a collision, the central morgue and local authorities said. The government has not yet confirmed the death toll, but the manager of the central state morgue

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Twitter temporarily disables its ‘trends’ section in Ethiopia

A man walks on the outskirts of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, November 5, 2021. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri By Reuters Social network Twitter has temporarily disabled its Trends section in Africa’s conflict-hit nation of Ethiopia over threats of physical harm, the company said on Friday, and was monitoring the situation. “Inciting violence or dehumanizing people is against our

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UN Security Council calls on Ethiopia’s warring parties to adopt ceasefire

By Anadolu Agency 15-member UN council warns conflict poses risks for Ethiopia and wider region’s stability The UN Security Council called on Ethiopia’s warring parties on Friday to halt all hostilities and turn to negotiations to broker a ceasefire, voicing “serious concern” over the conflict’s fallout. The council specifically warned of the conflict’s ramifications for

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Somali YouTuber AboFlah raises $1m for refugees

With nearly 21 million followers, AboFlah, whose real name is Hassan Suleiman, is one of the best-known influencers in the Pool Arab world. By AFP A Somali YouTuber based in Kuwait has raised $1 million in just over a day to aid refugees and the displaced in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan, With nearly 21

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Kenya is interfering in Jubaland to re-elect Ahmed Madobe until he dies

File Photo/Somali Times Colonel Aden Ahmed Hirsi, an army officer in Gedo region, said that a plan is underway to divide the Jubaland state by foreign governments, first by Kenya, and to amend the constitution of the Jubaland state, Colonel Aden Ahmed Hirsi indicated that these governments are working with Jubaland governor Ahmed Madobe to

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Somali government expels deputy AU envoy

The Somali federal government has expelled the Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia Simon Mulongo, according to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, obtained by Somali Times. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has written to the African Union Commission informing Simon Mulongo to leave the country

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Washington is not telling the truth about US troops in Somalia

U.S. Army Spc. Kevin Martin, junior sniper, assigned to the 1-186th Infantry Battalion, Task Force Guardian, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, provides security for a 75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron (EAS) C-130J Super Hercules during unloading operations at an unidentified location in Somalia Sunday, June 28, 2020. No country has been involved in

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