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Aid agencies seek funds to help hungry Somalis

Aid agencies seek funds to help hungry Somalis

Humanitarian agencies working in Somalia on Tuesday launched an appeal to seek 864 million U.S. dollars to reach 3.9 million people with urgent life-saving assistance. Residents pose for pictures on a beach in Mogadishu, Somalia, Oct. 19, 2016. Somalia is ...

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Paving the road to a more secure Somalia

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA – Leaders of the Somali National Army met with international military and civilian officials to discuss the future of Somalia’s security at the 2017 SNA Symposium in downtown Mogadishu, Jan. 10. Maj. Gen. Kurt Sonntag, commanding general of ...

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Obama Extends Somali ‘Protected Status’ Before Exit

Obama Extends Somali ‘Protected Status’ Before Exit

In the final week of the Obama Administration, the outgoing Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Somali nationals and others for an additional 18 months. The program was not scheduled to expire until March ...

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Five detained in Somalia gang-rape

Five detained in Somalia gang-rape

Authorities in central Somalia say they have detained five men accused of raping two girls early last month. News about the incident came to light Sunday when video emerged of one of the girls being tortured, stabbed and sexually assaulted. ...

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