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Aw-Libaax & Lo’dii layacantay ee luntay (Qalinkii Maxamed Xaaji)

Waxaa la fadhiyaa berrinkii BAH-LAAYE, waa meel aan lagu degin sahan iyo qorshe uu caqli samaan u saaxiib ihi sii saadiyay, waa boor iyo baahi, busaarad iyo balanbal, waxaa wada deggan Lo’ layacan iyo Libaax daleelada ka helay oo daranyada … read more »

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Somali Federal Government​’s Security Blunder (Opinion)

For sure, the Somali Federal Government is grappling with deteriorating security challenges in the face of spate of attacks whose responsibilities claimed by Al Shabaab. Apparent attempt to do something about the lack of security in the country, especially in … read more »

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Ma Taqaanna Hannaanka halista ah ee Hegelian Dialectic iyo Sida uu Soomaaliya uga Hirgalay?

Qalinkii Maxamed Xaaji Waa maxay Hegelian Dialectic? Waxaa fikraddan hindisay filasuuf Jarman ahaa oo la oran jiray Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel oo qarnigii 19-aad sheegay in hanaankan loo adeegsan karo in lagu ‘xalliyo’ dhibaatooyinka iyadoo la heshiisiinayo aragtiyada iyo caqiidooyinka … read more »

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What are the reasons behind Al-Shabab survival in Somali politics?

Al-Shabab: Guardians of Somali identity? British Channel 4 journalist Jamal Osman had an exclusive on al-Shabab that included a training and graduation ceremony. The picture that emerged was that al-Shabab is a sophisticated group which, more than others, grasped the duality of … read more »

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A New Deal for Somalia

OpEd by Hassan Sheikh Moahmud & Catherine Ashton Nobody can deny it. Somalia has come a long way. The tremendous changes the country has been through in recent months demonstrates the power of commitment to move a country away from … read more »

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Puntland Welcomes Agreement Between Federal Govt and Jubaland

PRESS RELEASE 1 September 2013 Puntland Government welcomes the Agreement signed in Addis Ababa on August 27 between the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the Jubaland Administration, establishing the modalities of administration and governance in accordance with the agreed-upon … read more »

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Our moral obligations in Somalia

Michael Shank — When pundits and politicos in Washington think of Somalia, the first thing they likely think of is al-Shabaab, the violent rebel group that sprung from the military wing of the Islamic Courts Union that once ran the country.  … read more »

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Cali Maxamed Geedi maku filnaan waayay xasuuqii Xamar?

Ma doonayo inaan qof Soomaaliyeed wax ka sheego amaba aan ceebeeyo, waxaase labaatankii sano ee lasoo dhaafay inagu fogeeyay waranka siyaasiyiin iska indha tirayay taariikhdooda mugdiga ah, oo marwalbaba intay dambiyo galaan u xuub dhacsanayay hogaamiye qaran. Waxaanse manta rabaa … read more »

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Somali Diaspora Stories of Marriages Gone Wrong

By Hassan M. Abukar — I have lived and worked in the United States for a long time now, but just when I think I have seen enough of the life of the Somali in the diaspora, something new comes … read more »

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Somalia celebrates second anniversary since ouster of Al-Shabaab terrorists from Mogadishu

PRESS RELEASE (For immediate release) Mogadishu-August 6, 2013; As Somalia marks the second anniversary since the liberation of the capital city Mogadishu from Al-Qaeda affiliated terrorists Al-Shabaab, the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for … read more »

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Final Communique on TCC’s Summit in Kampala

MEETING OF THE HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT OF THE TROOP CONTRIBUTING COUNTRIES OF THE AFRICAN UNION MISSION IN SOMALIA (AMISOM), ETHIOPIA AND SOMALIA: KAMPALA, UGANDA; 4TH AUGUST 2013 COMMUNIQUÉ A meeting of the Heads of State and Government of … read more »

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Siyaasadda Dibadda ee Somaliland

Ciidan Caabboon Marka la barbardhigo Soomaaliya inteeda kale, Somaliland waxay ku tallaabsatay horumar dhinacyo badan leh oo la taaban karo. Waxaana aniga iigula muhiimsan horumarka ay ka gaartay xagga amniga iyo hirgelinta nidaamka axsaabta badan iyo doorashooyinka u suurtageliyay muwaaddin … read more »

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Somalia: Oil thrown on the fire

Energy companies scrambling for reserves risk opening up dangerous faultlines After an absence of more than 30 years, Abdirizak Omar Mohamed has returned to Somalia, the country of his birth. Last year he gave up his job as a civil … read more »

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Can Britain Fix Somalia? – By Abdihakim Aynte

Last week, Somalia’s donors and international partners came together in London to lay down the foundations of post-transitional government in the country. The London gathering, which brought together over 50 heads of state and hundreds of international organizations, marked a … read more »

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A bright future for Somalia is within touching distance

Mogadishu, Somalia – When al-Shabaab terrorists attacked the Mogadishu courthouse on April 14, they were attempting to reverse the country’s dramatic trajectory of progress. They failed. Although there was a tragic loss of life, the courts are re-opening and life … read more »

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Maxay soo kordhin kartaa furida safaradda UK ee Soomaaliya?

Dowladda Britain dib ayay uga furtey safaradii ay ku laheed Soomaaliya taas oo irdaha loo laabey 1991-kii markii Soomaaliya ay ka dhaceen dagaladii sokeeye ee awooda looga tuurey dowladii uu hogaaminayay madaxweyne Maxamed Siyaad Barre. Xog-hayaha arimaha dibadda Britain William … read more »

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Somalia’s NISA and CIA: An Effective Partnership Against AlQaeda

Un-burdened by the UN bureaucratic deficiencies, rampant corruption and the EU political agenda, the CIA team have dramatically shown through NISA that with enough hard work, consistent institutional support. Mogadishu (Sunatimes) As the Western governments struggle to combat the growing … read more »

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NY Times’s EDITORIAL:- Hope, and Lessons, in Somalia

Somalia has been the paradigm of failed states since before 1993, when militants shot down two Black Hawk helicopters and killed 18 American soldiers in Mogadishu. One of the world’s poorest, most violent countries, it has been pummeled by warring … read more »

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Building a secure Somalia

Somalia has had perhaps the most turbulent statehood in modern history but perhaps that is turning into an era of peaceful leadership. ALEXANDRIA, Va., — The territory of the Federal Republic of Somalia has had perhaps the most turbulent statehood … read more »

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Somalia’s Next Phase Should Include Accountability for War Criminals

Last week, the U.S. government recognized a government of Somalia for the first time since 1991. In his remarks to Secretary of State Clinton, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud spoke of Somalia emerging from a period of chaos to one of … read more »

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