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2016-07-25 Soldier Jailed for Selfie With the President
[Dalsan Radio] Somali soldier has been jailed following provocative selfie with the President last week. The photo of the soldier in the front seat with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on the back seat but in deep slumber has gone viral in the social media last week.

2016-07-25 Presidential Elections to Be Held On December, Source
[Dalsan Radio] Historic Presidential and Parliamentary elections in Somalia might not be conducted on stipulated time thus on august according electoral commission timetable released earlier.

2016-07-25 Turkish Embassy Takes Over the Management of Pro Gulen NGOs in Somalia
[Dalsan Radio] Diplomatic source has confirmed to the media that Turkish embassy in Somalia will over take the management of pro Gulen non governmental organizations in the country.

2016-07-25 Turkish Doctors Say They Are Disappointed Leaving
[Dalsan Radio] Turkish doctors who were operating in Somalia for the past four years have shown their disappointment leaving the country.

2016-07-25 250 Detained in Mogadishu Security Swoop
[Dalsan Radio] More than 250 people have been detained in a security operation in Somali capital Mogadishu. According to Ministry of Interior the operation conducted by the security forces in the capital was meant to ensure security.

2016-07-25 Former Somali MP Escapes Car Bombing in Mogadishu
[Shabelle] A former Somali lawmaker has narrowly escaped an assassination bid after bomb fitted into his private car went off outside a hotel in Mogadishu on Saturday evening, police said.

2016-07-24 The New Mayor of Galkayo Pledges to End Insecurity
[Shabelle] The newly elected mayor of Galkayo in central Somalia has announced measures aimed at improving security in the divided city which has been beset by violence and killings in the past.

2016-07-23 Blast Targets Peacekeepers
[Shabelle] A powerful blast ripped through a military convoy transporting African Union peacekeeping forces in southern Somalia on Saturday, killing at least two people.

2016-07-23 Allied Troops Raid Militants Base in Southern Somalia
[Shabelle] Forces from Interim South West Administration backed by Ethiopian soldiers serving under AMISOM have attacked an Al Shabaab base in southern Somalia on Saturday.

2016-07-22 One Man's Terrorist Is Another Man's Carpenter
[IRIN] Mogadishu -How DDR can shrink support for al-Shabab in Somalia

2016-07-22 Key Alshabaab Figure Surrenders to Government
[Dalsan Radio] Key member of armed group Alshabaab has surrendered to Somali security agencies.

2016-07-22 Al Shabaab Retakes City Vacated By Somali Army
[Shabelle] Al Shabaab fighters have retaken Ali-Gadud mosque area in southern Somalia after Government troops pulled out of the town on Thursday, residents said.

2016-07-22 Woman Arrested in U.S. for Funding Al Shabab
[Shabelle] A woman accused of funneling money to the al-Qaeda-linked group al Shabaab willingly admitted that she is an ardent supporter of the Somalia-based terrorist organization on the first day of her trial.

2016-07-22 President Meets With U.S. Military Officials
[Shabelle] The president of the federal republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has today met with top U.S. military experts at a secret base in Lower Shabelle region, reports said.

2016-07-22 Gunmen Open Fire On Passenger Bus, Kill Two
[Shabelle] At least two people are known to have been killed, and two others wounded after unknown gunmen have opened fire on a civilian bus in southern Somalia on Thursday.

2016-07-21 Tension Rises Between Puntland and Somaliland in Sanaag
[Shabelle] Tense of fight between Somaliland and Puntland forces is reportedly mounting in several parts of disputed Sanaag region, located in northern Somalia on Thursday, reports said.

2016-07-21 Kenyan Official Visits Hargeisa for Miraa in Exchange of Recognition
[Dalsan Radio] Senior official from Kenya government has showed his optimism about new miraa market in the self declared state of Somaliland.

2016-07-22 Munya Seeks Market for Miraa in Somaliland
[Nation] Meru governor Peter Munya has requested the Somaliland government to lift trade barriers that have hindered the sale of Miraa in the country.

2016-07-21 1,891 Burundian Officers Leave for Home
[Shabelle] Burundian troops from the 32nd and 33rd battalions are returning home after a year in Somalia, under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

2016-07-21 Puntland State Parliament Suspends Judiciary Board
[Shabelle] The parliament of Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous state of Puntland has on Wednesday morning dissolved the committee members of the region's judiciary system.

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