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Secretary-General Appoints Philippe Lazzarini of Switzerland Commissioner-General, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugee in Near East

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with the Advisory Commission of the United Nations Relief and Works Agenc…

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Security Council Issues Presidential Statement Calling for Greater Efforts to Help Africa Fight Terrorism, as Delegates Denounce ‘Insufficient’ Current Approaches

Nigeria Cites Weak Criminal Justice Responses, Law Enforcement Woes, with States ‘Hard Pressed’ to Handle Disengaging Fighters

Terrorism and violent e…

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Somali Prime Minister cuts the ribbon of Barawe Airport

Mogadishu (SONNA)-Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia, H.E. Hassan Ali Kheyre has on Tuesday cut the ribbon of the newly reconstructed ai…

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Islamic State, Al-Qaida ‘On the March’ in Africa

Western-backed efforts to counter terror groups across Africa are falling short, increasing the chances one or more affiliates of Islamic State or al-Qa…

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Somalia marks International Women’s Day

Women across Somalia on Sunday joined the rest of the world to mark the International Women’s Day, during which they highlighted the role of women in the adv…

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IGAD Executive Secretary’s statement on the attempted assassination of Sudan’s Prime Minister

Djibouti (SONNA):-The Executive Secretary of the intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Dr Workneh Gebeyehu condemns in the strongest ter…

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Somalia – Fighting and new displacement in Gedo region, Jubaland State (DG ECHO, UN OCHA, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 09 March 2020)

• As a consequence of the political tensions between the national federal government and some representatives of Jubaland State, hostilities escalated …

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Analysts: Kenya-Somalia Border Violence Threatens Regional Security

NAIROBI - In the past week, one Kenyan died and 12 others were wounded in when two rival military factions from Somalia fought in Kenyan territory. Locals sa…

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US Strikes in Somalia Nearly on Par with Strikes in Iraq, Syria

PENTAGON - The pace of U.S. military strikes against al-Qaida affiliate al-Shabab in Somalia this year is nearly on par with the number of strikes against I…

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IGAD EXECUTIVE SECRETARY REITERATES COMMITMENT TO WOMEN’S RIGHTS

DJIBOUTI (Djibouti): The Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) joins its Member States of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia…