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Somalia Political Tension Affects People's Life - UN

All Africa 26 Feb 2021
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Somalia on Thursday expressed concerns of recent clashes in Somalia's capital Mogadishu ....
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One Police Officer Hurt in Mogadishu Explosion

All Africa 24 Feb 2021
A suicide bomber has blown himself up near a busy shopping mall and a police station in Somalia's capital Mogadishu ....
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Somalia’s Farmajo must break election deadlock, says US

The National 22 Feb 2021
Somalia ... The deadlocked political transition has stoked tensions in Somalia, which has been ravaged by decades of civil war and drought and which still battles an insurgency by Al Shabab, an Islamic extremist group that frequently stages attacks in the capital Mogadishu and elsewhere.
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India calls for Somali leaders to engage in dialogue

Beijing News 22 Feb 2021
India on Monday has called for leaders of Somalia to engage in constructive dialogue to resolve the issues that are delaying the holding of elections ... According to Sputnik, earlier on Friday, clashes between Somalia's opposition and government forces were reported at Daljirka Dahson Square in the capital Mogadishu.
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Boeing: 777s with engine that blew apart over Denver should be grounded

Winston-Salem Journal 22 Feb 2021
A man walks past wreckage at the scene of a bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday, Feb ... Police say a suicide bomber died and a number of civilians were wounded when a vehicle exploded near a checkpoint outside the presidential palace in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu.
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Tensions rise between Somalia and UAE over delayed elections

Springfield News-Sun 21 Feb 2021
... Somalia Friday, Feb ... Security forces in Somalia's capital fired on hundreds of people protesting the delay of the country's election on Friday as at least one explosion was reported at the international airport and armored personnel carriers blocked major streets.
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Somali accuses UAE of encouraging unrest

Middle East Monitor 21 Feb 2021
A Saturday UAE statement on recent clashes in the country also violates bilateral fellowship, Osman Dubbe, Somalia's information minister, told a press conference in the capital Mogadishu.
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Doctor says 5 killed in Somalia’s election-related violence

Federal News Radio 21 Feb 2021
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A health worker in Somalia’s capital says at least five soldiers were killed and more than a dozen people, mostly civilians, were wounded in violence related to protests over the country’s delayed election ... The capital was calm, and streets were open again after being blocked on Friday.
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Doctor says 5 killed in Somalia's election-related violence

The Journal 20 Feb 2021
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) � A health worker in Somalia�s capital says at least five soldiers were killed and more than a dozen people, mostly civilians, were wounded in violence related to protests over the country�s delayed election ... The capital was calm, and streets were open again after being blocked on Friday.
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Somali security forces fire on protest over delayed election

Federal News Radio 20 Feb 2021
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Security forces in Somalia’s capital fired on hundreds of people protesting the delay of the country’s election on Friday as at least one explosion was reported at the international airport and armored personnel carriers blocked major streets ... Members of parliament and senators then elect Somalia’s president.
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News in Brief

Kayhan 20 Feb 2021
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A health worker in Somalia’s capital says at least five soldiers were killed and more than a dozen people, mostly civilians, were wounded in violence related to protests over the country’s delayed election ... The capital was calm, and streets were open again after being blocked on Friday.
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Saudi Arabia concerned over escalation of unrest in Mogadishu: Foreign ministry

Arab News 20 Feb 2021
Saudi Arabia’s foreign ministry said it “greatly concerned” over the developments of events in Somalia, which led to multiple fatalities in its capital, Mogadishu, state news agency SPA reported ... The capital is ...
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Gunfire in Somalia’s capital ahead of protest over delayed election

The Hindu 19 Feb 2021
Information Minister Osman Dubbe said that “armed militia” attacked a military post in Mogadishu overnight but was repulsed ....
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