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Smuggled ISIS Rings Seized at Tel Aviv Airport: Israel Officials

By Henry Austin TEL AVIV — More than 100 rings with ISIS-related insignia and bound for Gaza have been seized at Tel Aviv’s main airport, Israeli tax officials said on Tuesday. The “delivery of 120 rings bearing an insignia associated with Daesh terrorist organization” was intercepted at Ben Gurion Airport, Israel’s main international hub, according to a statement released by ...

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UN: Yemen crisis could open jihadis path through Somalia

Associated Press UNITED NATIONS: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned in a new report that the crisis in Yemen could open a corridor for jihadist movements through Somalia, which is located just across the Gulf of Aden. Ban said in a report to the U.N. Security Council circulated Monday that security in Somalia and the region is threatened by the Islamist militant ...

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UN refugee chief visits Kenya and Somalia to discuss future of Dadaab camp

The United Nations refugee chief has completed a visit to Kenya and Somalia where he held successful meetings with the Presidents of both countries and discussed issues related to refugees and returnees, particularly regarding the hundreds of thousands of people in Dadaab camp. “We reached a common understanding with the Presidents of Kenya and Somalia on three things,” said UN ...

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Somali president extols FIFA

The president of the Federal republic of Somalia, Professor Hassan Sheik Mohamud, has enthusiastically commended the world football’s governing body [FIFA] for its role in the promotion of peace and football development in the country. President Mohamud, made the announcement after receiving a gold medal and a fair play flag from Somali Football federation president, Abdiqani Said Arab, at Stadium Banadir where the president ...

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Al Shabaab ‘Recruiter’ Arrested in Mombasa

Police in Mombasa have arrested a 45 year old man suspected of recruiting youth from the region to the Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab terror group. The suspect, identified as Abdallah Bindo, was picked at his residence in Likoni area by the Anti-Terror Police Unit (ATPU) officers before he was taken to Makupa police station in Mombasa. However, a section ...

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Al Shabaab militants on the run after being repulsed in the Lower Shabelle region

Mogadishu : The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) would like to confirm that a group of Al Shabaab militants who attempted to capture two government bases in the Lower Shabelle region in the early hours of Friday, were effectively repulsed and are now on the run. AMISOM Sector One Commander, Brigadier General Sam Kavuma says the militants attempted an ...

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Indonesia urged to stop virginity tests on military female recruits

  Human rights activists have urged Indonesia to stop virginity tests on women recruited for the military. The test was describe as “discriminatory and a invasive act”. The military insisted that the practice was necessary to make sure the women are not naughty. Further insisting that it was part of health check requirements for potential new recruits and they would ...

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UNESCO director calls destruction of heritage sites ‘war crime’

[JURIST] The director-general of UNESCO, Irina Bokova [official website], continued [press release] her campaign against the looting and destruction of archaeological sites in the Middle East at a conference in Cairo on Wednesday and condemned the destructive act as a “war crime.” She declared the action a “tactic of war” and called for an end [AP report] to the smuggling ...

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President Mohamud opens military training centre in Mogadishu

Mogadishu: HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud this week opened a new training centre for the Somali National Army in Mogadishu. The government of the United Arab Emirates generously provided the new centre. It will operated by the UAE and be used to train young Somalis from all over the country. In a speech given at the ceremony, the President said the ...

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Two Swedes, Somali plead guilty in NY over Shabab conspiracy

AFP, New York Two Swedes and a Somali, handed to the FBI more than two years ago in Africa, pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring to aid the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group in Somalia, U.S. prosecutors said. The trio face up to 15 years in an American prison and deportation, prosecutors said in New York. Prosecutors say Madhi Hashi, 25, from Somalia, ...

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