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Mo Farah’s knife attack brother deported and left to rot 4,000 miles from home

Credit: Daily Mirror Ahmed Farah’s flight back to Somalia (Image: Ahmed Farah) By Alan Selby EXCLUSIVE: Ahmed Farah, 30, was sent back to Somalia after being freed from prison following a knife raid and now has to make a living in fourth poorest country in the world The disgraced brother of athletics legend Sir Mo

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Cargo ship hijacked, freed in Somali waters

Photo/Joc.com Somali sources reported hijack of cargo ship in Somali waters, which took place on Dec 9. The ship was released on Dec 13, after Puntland Marine Forces approached pirates and threatened to free the ship by force. Cargo ship was identified as ARS 13, en route from Djibouti to Mogadishu Somali. No data found

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Winning big, Johnson on course to deliver swift Brexit

Conservatives’ British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures while speaking after winning his seat at the counting centre in Britain’s general election in Uxbridge, Britain, December 13, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a resounding election victory on Friday that will allow him to take Britain out of the

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Al-Shabaab attacks Somali army base in Hilweyne, killing 5

Four civilians and a soldier were killed when heavily-armed al-Shabaab fighters attacked a Somali army base north of the capital, military sources and witnesses said Thursday. Witnesses said dozens of al-Shabaab members, arriving aboard four pickup trucks, took part in the attack late Wednesday, December 11 on Hilweyne base 25 km (15 miles) north of

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The latest in Mogadishu: SYL Hotel At least five people have been killed and more than 20 others injured

Photo/Somali Times At least five people have been killed and more than 20 others injured in a fierce gun battle between al-Shabaab and Federal Government in Mogadishu. Residents of the presidential palace are battling the attackers inside the hotel, and the situation is tight, according to locals. Also inside the hotel were rescued a large

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Inter-clan clashes kill at least 20 in Somalia

At least 20 people have been killed and about 25 others injured on Monday in fierce fighting in the outskirt of Somalia’s central region of Mudug, an official said. Abdirahman Ali Diriye, Governor of Mudug region told reporters that inter-clan fighting erupted at the Towfiq village in the northwest of the Mudug region between two

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President Farmajo has asked parliamentarians to extend in office

Photo/Somali Times /Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Mogadishu, Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has embarked on a campaign of parliamentarians, trying to prevent the passage of the country’s electoral law in front of parliament. Several lawmakers who spoke to Somali Times said the president wants the bill approved by the cabinet in May, which would

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The various layers to the Somaliland-Puntland discord

The Sool-Sanaag dispute involves local, regional and national dynamics. Tensions between Somaliland and Puntland have increased over the past two years, with risks of further instability and militarisation if not adequately addressed. The discord centres on competing claims to the Sool and Sanaag (and Cayn) regions by the self-declared independent entity of Somaliland and the

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Two Somali Ministers are standing trial in Parliament

Photo/Somali Times Mogadishu, The meeting of the parliament was officially opened, which was attended by the Minister of Security, Mohamed Abukar Islo, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Mohamed Abdullahi Salad and Police Commissioner Abdi Hassan. The meeting was attended by 120 members of the House of the People, chaired by the 1st Deputy Speaker

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Turkish First Lady meets MPs, Somali diaspora in London

Multiculturalism, refugee crisis, Somali’s future discussed during Emine Erdogan’s meetings Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan met with representatives of the Global Somali Diaspora Organization and members of the U.K. parliament Wednesday following a NATO summit in London, the Turkish Presidency said in a statement. Erdogan met with members of the House of Lords, Conservative Baroness

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