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Abdiqani Hassan

Somaliland opposition win majority in first parliamentary vote since 2005

Jun 06 2021

GAROWE, Somalia Two opposition parties in Somalia's breakaway Somaliland region won a majority of seats in the region's first parliamentary election in 16 years, the National Electoral Commission said on Sunday.

Somaliland holds first parliamentary vote since 2005

May 31 2021

GAROWE, Somalia Somalia's breakaway Somaliland region held its first parliamentary election for 16 years on Monday, in what politicians there describe as evidence of its comparative stability.

Al Shabaab militants storm Somali jail, seven soldiers killed

Mar 05 2021

BOSASO, Somalia At least seven soldiers were killed when fighters of the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab stormed a jail in the semi-autonomous state of Puntland early on Friday, police and the group said.

Somalia leaders fail to break deadlock over presidential vote

Feb 06 2021

MOGADISHU Somali leaders have failed to end a stalemate over the selection of a new president scheduled for next week, government officials said on Saturday, raising the risk of more political turmoil.

Somalia presidential vote likely to be delayed amid political wrangling

Feb 04 2021

MOGADISHU Somalia is unlikely to hold its indirect election for a new president on Monday as planned, provincial officials say, despite last-minute talks between President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and his opponents to arrange the vote.

Somalia presidential vote likely to be delayed amid political wrangling

Feb 04 2021

MOGADISHU, Feb 4 Somalia is unlikely to hold its indirect election for a new president on Monday as planned, provincial officials say, despite last-minute talks between President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and his opponents to arrange the vote.

At least 11 killed after fighting erupts in Somalia's Jubbaland - doctor

Jan 25 2021

GAROWE, Somalia At least 11 people were killed on Monday after fighting broke out between the Somali federal army and Jubbaland state forces in the Gedo region of southwestern Somalia, a local doctor told Reuters.

Three Somali special forces killed, U.S. officer wounded in car bomb, Somali official says

Sep 07 2020

GAROWE, Somalia Three Somali special forces soldiers were killed and a U.S. officer was seriously wounded in a car bomb on Monday outside the force's base in the country's south, a regional Somali government official said.

Somali pirates release last three hostages as armed men attack Panama-flagged ship

Aug 21 2020

BOSASO, Somalia/NAIROBI, Kenya Somali pirates have released three Iranian hostages held for five years, a maritime security official said on Thursday, as conflicting reports emerged whether another ship had been seized after a three-year hiatus in hijackings.

Somali pirates hijack Panama-flagged ship - regional official

Aug 20 2020

BOSASO Somali pirates have hijacked a Panama-flagged ship, a regional official told Reuters on Thursday, the first successful hijack since 2017.

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