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News Somalia » Places: Somali Migrants Returning From Libya Tell of Abuse, Horror

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/somali-migrants-returning-libya-tell-abuse-horror/4259510.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Somalia's Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohamed Guled ... "They lock us up in a room, where we hardly eat. You have no place to urinate. The room is overcrowded with migrants. Some of us sit the whole night, and some sleep a few hours.

News Somalia » Places: Hunted and hated, Somali tax collectors gird for battle

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-somalia-tax/hunted-and-hated-somali-tax-collectors-gird-for-battle-idUSKCN1G00XW
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Somalia has been wracked by civil war since 1991 ... The government is putting reforms in place, he said, like trying to work out how to issue individual tax numbers and empowering the ministry of finance to take the lead on tax collection.

News Somalia » Places: Somalia: A Sheikh Linked With Being Member of Al-Shabab Charged

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802190381.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Gorsa was also charged that on the same dates and place, he was found in possession of a mobile phone which had 26 videos. Police claimed that the videos had information for use in the commission of a terrorist act against the law. He faced another charge ...

News Somalia » Places: Islamic State has landed in lawless Somalia, bishop says

News channel or source: https://cruxnow.com/global-church/2018/02/15/islamic-state-landed-lawless-somalia-bishop-says/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Somalia has experienced chaos since 1991 ... In the past, al-Shabab has attacked churches, public places and government institutions in Kenya. Some Kenyan Catholic priests have watched the developments with interest. Recently, there were reports of ...

News Somalia » Places: ISIS sees Somalia as a suitable base due to lawlessness, bishop says

News channel or source: https://www.americamagazine.org/politics-society/2018/02/15/isis-sees-somalia-suitable-base-due-lawlessness-bishop-says
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Somalia has experienced chaos since 1991 ... In the past, al-Shabab has attacked churches, public places and government institutions in Kenya. Some Kenyan Catholic priests have watched the developments with interest. Recently, there were reports of ...

News Somalia » Places: Somalia: Stealthy Pirates And Kiddie Killers

News channel or source: https://www.strategypage.com/qnd/somalia/articles/20180212.aspx
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

in 2017 and most of it was far away from Somalia in places like the west coast of Africa and Southeast Asia. Those 188 attacks created damage worth $7 billion, most (80 percent) of it was absorbed by the ships and their owners. Higher insurance rates and ...

News Somalia » Places: Top UN humanitarian official in Somalia: ‘we are not out of the woods yet’ on drought relief efforts [EN/SO]

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/somalia/top-un-humanitarian-official-somalia-we-are-not-out-woods-yet-drought-relief-efforts
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Garowe, 18 February 2018 – The top United Nations humanitarian official in Somalia has commended the drought relief ... that it was important to get the right resources to the right place and work with the right partners, such as the Puntland authorities ...

News Somalia » Places: Can Somalia’s fishing industry keep pirates out of business?

News channel or source: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/can-somalias-fishing-industry-keep-pirates-out-of-business
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

All that really brought down the incidents of Somali piracy, but it really just kind of mitigated the problem at sea. Despite all of those security measures, the conditions that created pirates in the first place still exist. People here need jobs.

News Somalia » Places: Al Qaeda a greater threat than ISIS in some places, experts warn

News channel or source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/al-qaeda-greater-threat-than-isis-in-some-places-experts-warn/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

UNITED NATIONS -- Al Qaeda's global network remains "remarkably resilient" and poses a greater threat than the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in several regions, including Yemen and Somalia, according to U.N. experts. A report by experts monitoring ...

News Somalia » Places: UN experts: Al-Qaida greater threat than IS in some places

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/07/un-experts-al-qaida-greater-threat-than-is-in-some-places.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

UNITED NATIONS – U.N. experts say al-Qaida's global network remains "remarkably resilient" and poses a greater threat than the Islamic State extremist group in several regions, including Yemen and Somalia. The report by experts monitoring sanctions ...