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UNHCO stands up against the crisis in Somalia

Somalia is considered the poorest and most violent country in the world which in the last 20 years did not benefited from political stability and nowadays it is drastically affected by what is considered to be the worst crisis in … Continue reading

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Al Qaeda operative suspected in US embassy bombings killed in Somalia

[JURIST] Al Qaeda [GlobalSecurity backgrounder] operative Fazul Abdullah Mohammed [BBC profile] was killed last week by security forces at a checkpoint in Somalia. Mohammed was on the FBI Most Wanted Terrorists Lists [materials] for his involvement in the 1998 US … Continue reading

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Somalia parliament rejects anti-piracy legislation

[JURIST] The Somali Parliament [official website] on Tuesday rejected legislation designed to combat piracy [JURIST news archive]. The bill, introduced last week by government officials, seeks to criminalize piracy and improve internal mechanisms for trying alleged offenders. Lawmakers expressed reservations … Continue reading

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Somalia parliament approves new PM following constitutional dispute

[JURIST] The Somali parliament on Sunday voted 297-92 to approve [press release] new Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, after several delays due to a constitutional dispute over the confirmation procedure. Somali President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed Sheikh Mahmud [official profile] had … Continue reading

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Maersk announce Somalia Pirate captive Captain Richard Phillips rescued by US Navy

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