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Go’aan adag oo ka soo baxay guddoomiyaha baarlamaanka Soomaaliya iyo mooshinkii oo la joojiyay (Akhriso)

Muqdisho (BARTAMAHA) Maalintii saddexad ayaa baarlamaanka Soomaaliya fadhigii lugu doonayay in loogu gudbiyo mooshin ka dhan ah ra’iisul wasaaraha Soomaaliya iyo xukuumadiisa waxaa uu ku soo dhammaaday buuq. Go’an ka soo baxay xafiiska guddoomiyaha baarlamaanka,Maxamed Sheekh Cismaan Jawaari ayaa si … read more »

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RW Cabdiweli Sheekh: “Mooshinkaan sharci darrada ah wuxuu caqabad ku noqday geeddi socodka hiigsiga 2016″

Muqdisho (BARTAMAHA) Ra’iisul wasaaraha xukuumadda federaalka Soomaaliya Mudane Cabdiweli Sheekh Axmed, oo caawa war- murtiyeedeed uu ka soo saaray xaaladda dalka uga waramay marxalada siyaasasadeed ee hadda taagan, caqabadaha uu mooshinku ku keenay hiigsiga 2016, iyo kala qaybsanaanta uu ka … read more »

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BREAKING: PM blames the Presidency on backing the “No Confidence” motion, calls for consensus

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheih Ahmed has on Monday said the country’s Presidency was backing the current motion of no confidence in the parliament which led the parliament sessions to be suspended, RBC Radio reports. Prime Minister has … read more »

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No-confidence motion sparks parliamentary row in Somalia

World Bulletin The speaker adjourned the session immediately after opening it, ignoring the commotion caused by lawmakers who opposed the proposed motion A session of the Somali parliament ended abruptly on Monday following the distribution of a proposed motion to … read more »

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Ra’iisul wasaarihii hore Saacid oo uga digay Xasan Sheekh iyo Cabdiweli khilafka ka dhaxeeya

Muqdisho (Bartamaha) Ra’iisul Wasaarihii hore ee Xukuumadda F. Soomaaliya Dr. Cabdi Faarax Shirdoon (Saacid) oo khudbad dhinacyo badan taabanaysa u jeediyay qaar kamid ah Jaaliyaddaha Soomaaliyeed ee ku nool dalka dibaddiisa, ayaa ka hadlay waxqabadkii Xukuumaddii uu hoggaamiyay ee mudada … read more »

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Kenya bus attack survivor tells how gunmen selected their victims

AP Al-Shabaab extremists singled out and killed 28 passengers who could not recite Islamic creed, Kenyan police say One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing … read more »

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Twin Cities man killed in Somalia is remembered at St. Paul memorial

TWIN CITIES DAILY PLANET A group of more than 75 people gathered at the Afton View Apartments in St. Paul to honor a man who gave his heart to the Twin Cities and his life for his native country. Abdullahi … read more »

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VIDEO: Kenyan bus attack kills 28; Al Shabaab claim responsibility

AL JAZEERA Al-Shabab fighters from Somalia hijacked a bus in Kenya’s north and killed 28 non-Muslims on board after they had been singled out from the rest of the passengers, police officials said. Two police officers said that the bus … read more »

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Somali President says Government and Parliament to focus on ensuring Vision 2016

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and the ‘one Somalia’ delegation yesterday returned to Mogadishu after attending the High Level Partnership Forum in Copenhagen, Denmark. Reflecting on the two-day meeting which was called to affirm progress against the milestones … read more »

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SOMALIA: Parliament to hold another session on motion of no confidence next week- sources

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) Members of the Federal Parliament are planning to hold another session next week to discuss the standing motion of no confidence against the Prime Minister and his cabinet, sources told Bartamaha Online. The meeting is scheduled on Sunday … read more »

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SOMALIA: UN envoy says he does not need to apologize Somali MPs over “vote for cash” allegation

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) The UN Special Representative for Somalia Nicholas Kay has intentionally rejected to give an apology to the lawmakers of Somalia following his comments on “vote for cash” allegation against the Members of the Federal Parliament during a motion … read more »

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Impunity guaranteed for violence against journalists in Somalia

REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS Reporters Without Borders condemns journalist Abdirisak Ali Abdi’s murder on 18 November 2014 in Galkayo, in the northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland. This unclaimed killing has yet again highlighted the urgent need to break the cycle of … read more »

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Rebuilding A Broken Family ‘In Plain Sight’

NPR When Nuruddin Farah was a young writer, he published a satirical novel about Somalia, his native country. On his way home from a trip he called his brother, to ask for a ride from the airport. His brother told … read more »

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Donors praise Somalia’s progress at Copenhagen conference

Sabahi Online International donors gathered at the two-day High Level Partnership Forum on Somalia in Copenhagen issued a communiqué Thursday (November 20th) praising Somalia’s political and security progress and outlining priorities for future efforts.The 56 delegations noted that President Hassan … read more »

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Daawo Shirkii Hiigisga 2016 Denmark oo Madaxda Soomaaliyeed ay ka hadlayaan

Shirkan ayaa cinwaan looga dhigay ”’ SOMALIA’S NEW DEAL COMPACT, HIGH LEVEL PARTNERSHIP FORUM”” Waxaana ku sugan xubno kala duwan oo kala matala beesha caalamka iyo Soomaalida. Ujeedada shirka ayaa ah in looga xaajoodo isla markaana looga wadahadlo horumarka ka … read more »

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An international donor conference for Somalia has opened in Danish capital Copenhagen (PHOTOS)

BAR KULAN The two-day High Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) co-chaired by Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and the United Nations is aimed to maintain momentum in the political transition process and foster dialogue and reconciliation in Somalia. The conference brought … read more »

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President’s keynote speech – HLPF Copenhagen 19 November 2014

If you search for books on Somalia, you’ll come across a slew of titles featuring phrases like ‘the world’s most dangerous place’, ‘outlaw state’, and ‘failed’ and ‘fragile’. For decades, Somalia was synonymous with pirates, terrorists, and complete lawlessness. But … read more »

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Somali state budget spending to stay flat in 2015

REUTERS MOGADISHU – Somalia’s government budget is expected to stay roughly unchanged in 2015, the deputy prime minister said on Tuesday, as the government struggles to widen its tax base and convince donors to provide direct budgetary support. Ridwan Hirsi … read more »

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Big Oil, corruption & Islamist weapon sales blight UK-Somalia relations

RT Britain’s relationship with Somalia has come under scrutiny after a report detailing corruption in the east African nation was published by the UN. The Security Council report claims Somalia has traded arms with Islamist militants. The publication of the … read more »

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Somali-American Who Helped Mogadishu Gov’t Killed

AP Gunmen shot and killed a Somali-American from Minnesota who had left a good-paying job in the U.S. to help the fledgling city government in Mogadishu, an official and relative said Wednesday. Abdullahi Ali Anshur, 60, was an engineer helping … read more »

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