Ohio Man Accused of Plotting US Attacks to Be Sentenced

An Ohio man who admitted he plotted to kill military members in the U.S. after receiving training in Syria is again set to be sentenced after a short delay.Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud is scheduled to appear in federal court in Columbus on Monday. Court documents unsealed last year show Mohamud pleaded guilty more than two years ago to terrorism charges. Government More...

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By Shamso Macalin On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Somali PM flies to Switzerland for World Economic Forum

Prime Minister of Somalia’s Federal government Hassan Ali Khaire has on Monday left Mogadishu for Switzerland for a World Economic Forum. The PM accompanied by a delegation made of Ministers, MPs and other More...

By Shamso Macalin On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Tension mounts high in Sanaag region, north of Somalia

At least 17 people have been killed in inter-clan clashes at Dararweyne village in El-Afweyne district of Sanaag region. The fighting which is the latest in a series of backlashes between rival clans, which began More...

By Shamso Macalin On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Kenyan Security agents suspect dispensaries treat Al-Shabaab

Health facilities in Lamu, Garissa and Tana River have been put on the spot for treating and giving medicine to Al-Shabaab militants who have been terrorising locals, killing and maiming them, and destroying More...

By Shamso Macalin On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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The newly appointed Mogadishu mayor meets with Thabit

The newly appointed governor of Banadir region and mayor of Mogadishu Eng Abdirahman Omar Osman Yarisow met with the ousted mayor Thabit Abdi Mohamed on Sunday night. Sources said during the closed-door meeting, More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Two get life in jail for smuggling drugs into UAE

The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court has awarded life sentence to an Emirati and a British national, while two other British men are acquitted in a case of drug trafficking. The case involved eight suspects of different More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Somalia deploys forces in Mogadishu after president fires mayor

Somalia’s president fired the mayor of the capital Mogadishu on Sunday, in an apparent bid to defuse moves toward greater autonomy for the city. President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed named current Information More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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President Farmajo visits towns in central Somalia

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has paid a visit to several towns in the central region of Galgadud on Saturday as part of his peace and reconciliation trip. President Farmajo accompanied by Ministers, More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Somali army convoy targeted in landmine in Mogadishu

A landmine blast has ripped through a Somali army convoy in the capital Mogadishu on Sunday morning, causing an unspecified number of casualties. The explosion took place near former Gaheyr University compound More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Mogadishu mayor fired, his replacement appointed

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi sacked the mayor of the capital Mogadishu and appointed his information minister to replace him on Sunday. The president, in a decree, named Abdirahman Omar Osman as the new More...

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