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Turkish Airlines doubles profits, targets more expansion

Istanbul (AFP) – Turkey’s flag carrier Turkish Airlines, which has grown exponentially in the last decade, said Wednesday its net profit more than doubled last year and was targeting 15 percent growth in passenger capacity in 2015.Turkish Airlines said in … read more »

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Arrested at MSP Airport with one-way ticket to Somalia, fake passport

KMSP-TV ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) – He had a one-way ticket to Somalia, but he never made it past the security checkpoint at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Zaki Mohammed Sugule was arrested at the airport on Presidents’ Day, acting suspiciously. … read more »

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VIDEO: Disruption in Sending Cash Home Distresses Somali Immigrants

VOA – Once a month for years, Ahmed Ahmed has been going to Dahabshil, a money service agency catering to the Somali community outside Washington.  The taxi driver has sent $200 every month to his family of eight left behind at … read more »

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Meet the Canadian star of Somalia’s national bandy team

Toronto Star – In Newmarket, Anwar Hared was just another minor league hockey player: average, albeit enthusiastic. In Khabarovsk, a sprawling city in Russia’s frigid Far East, the 18-year-old solidified his position as the star of Somalia’s national bandy team. “I’ve … read more »

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Brazen, Brutal: 5 terror groups making headlines this month

CNN – The terror groups are getting more ruthless, their attacks more brazen.  Every few weeks, right when one extremist group is dominating the news with threats of attacks, along resurfaces another with a different, more harrowing claim. Over the weekend, … read more »

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Politician’s Death Brings Somalia’s Violence Close to Home

The Wall Street Journal – Abdishakur Mire spent years working as a journalist in Somalia before he decided it had become too dangerous and went into government. That turned out to be a fatal decision.On Friday, al-Shabaab militants used a car … read more »

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Somalia: UNHCR Repatriates Over 1,400 Somali Refugees From Kenya

All Africa —  The UN refugee agency said Sunday it has so far repatriated 1,473 refugees from Kenya to Somalia under the current voluntary return pilot project, which kicked off late last year. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) … read more »

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Shir looga arinsanayo kahortagga Argagixisada oo ka furmay magaalada barakaysan ee Makka

Makka(Bartamaha) Magaalada Barakaysan ee Makka ee wadanka boqortooyada Sucuudi Carabiya ayaa waxaa ka furmay shirweyne ay ka qaybagalayaan in ka badan 700 boqol oo xeeldheerayaal iyo culimo diinta Islaamka ah. Shirka ayaa waxaa looga hadlayaa sidii looga hortagi lahaa argagixisada … read more »

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Video: Al-Shabaab calls for attacks on malls in Canada, UK, U.S.

World News Videos | US News Videos Mall of America Heightens Security After al-Shabab Threat ABC News — One of the largest malls in the United States has heightened security after a video claiming to be posted online by a … read more »

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Ordinary Somalis hit by anti-terror banking rules

AFP – Mogadishu – Mohammed Adan’s four school-age children are the latest victims of new international banking regulations aimed at terrorists, but hitting ordinary Somalis hard.Adan’s brother lives in the United States where he runs a small business and sends money … read more »

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Madaxweyne Ismaaciil Cumar Geelle oo Muqdisho lagu gudoonsiiyey Billad Sharaf (Sawirro)

MUQDISHO(Bartamaha) Madaxweynaha Jamhuuriyadda Jabuuti Ismaaciil Cumar Geelle oo xalay ku hoyday magaalada Muqdisho ee caasimadda Soomaaliya ayaa waxaa la gudoonsiiyey billad sharaf geesinimo xili uu xalay Muqdisho ka kaga qaygalayey casha sharaf ay u samaysay dowladda Soomaaliya. Madaxweynaha dowladda federaalka … read more »

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Somali Government set to investigate Mogadishu attacks

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) Somalia’s cabinet ministers on Saturday held an extraordinary meeting on Mogadishu security alerts after Al-shabab took credit for Friday’s attacks at Central Hotel. Somali government heads including president Hasssan discussed the attack’s fatalities. A car loaded with explosives has … read more »

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SOMALIA: Djibouti President Gelle in a historic two-day visit in the Somali capital Mogadishu

Mogadishu (BARTAMAHA) Djibouti president Ismail Omar Gelle on Saturday touched down at Aadan Adde International airport as part of his official trip to Somalia. The Djiboutian president has met with his Somali counterpart, discussing on boosting prevailing bilateral relations between the … read more »

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Suicide attack targets Somali officials in hotel, kills 10 people

(Reuters) – Islamist rebels detonated a car bomb near a hotel in the Somali capital on Friday and then set off another bomb inside where politicians had gathered, killing at least 10 people including a lawmaker and lightly wounding two … read more »

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Muqdisho: Saddex ruux oo ku dhintay Boosaneer ay qodayeen

MUQDISHO(Bartamaha) Saddex ruux ayaa xalay xalay ku geeriyooday kadib markii   ay ku dheceen Boosaneer ay qodayeen degmada Hodan ee magaalada Muqdisho Gudoomiye ku xigeenka arimaha bulshada maamulka degmada Hodan Maxamuud Dheere oo warbaahinta kula hadlay goobta ay dhibaatadu ka dhacday … read more »

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DHAGEYSO:R/wasaarihii hore ee Soomaaliya C/wali SH Axmed oo bixiyey waraysi xasaasi ah oo uu kaga hadlayo marxaladihii Siyaasadeed ee uu soomaray

MUQDISHO(Bartamaha) R/wasaarihii hore ee dalka Soomaaliya C/wali SH Axmed ayaa bixiyey waraysi dheer oo uu kaga hadlay arimaha siyaasadda dalka,waxqabadkii xukumadii uu hogaaminayey ,mooshinkii muranka badan dhaliyey ee lagu riday xukuumadiisa iyo madasha cusub ee uu Muqdisho dhawaan kaga dhawaaqay. … read more »

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C/weli SH Axmed: Xukuumadda cusub Mucaarad kuma ihi

Muqdisho(Bartamaha) R/wasaarihii hore ee Soomaaliya  C/wali SH Axmed ayaa sheegay inuusan mucaarad ku ahayn xukuumadda cusub ee uu hogaaminayo R/wasaare Cumar Cabdirashiid Cali Sharmaarke oo dhawaan ay meel mariyeen mudanayaasha baarlamaanka Soomaaliya. C/wali SH Axmed oo dhawaan gudoomiye loogu doortay … read more »

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Famous Somali Restaurateur, La Brezza owner Marco Abdi dead at 59

Calgary Herald – Calgary has lost a legendary business man, restaurant owner and personality. Marco Abdi, owner of Italian restaurant La Brezza in Bridgeland for about 30 years, died of lung cancer on Sunday in a Calgary hospital. He was 59. A … read more »

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‘There’s An Awful Lot’ Of Somalis Driving Cabs, Says Joe Biden

Daily Caller —  Vice President Joe Biden told an audience on Tuesday that he has great relationships with Somalis living in America since many of them have driven him around in taxi cabs. The latest “Bidenism” — the name given … read more »

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White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism

The White House — MR. PRICE:  Thanks so much, everyone, for joining this background call. This is Ned Price from the National Security Council. As the CVE Summit approaches we wanted to offer to you a preview of what to … read more »

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