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Signs of tension easing between Sudan and US

There are signs of tension easing between the US government and Sudan, in the wake of the two-day visit by America’s Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan, Donald Booth, which ended on Friday. Booth’s visit included an announcement of the lifting of American sanctions, which have been in place since 1997, on a few key agricultural products, including sesame ...

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Press Release From The Office of The Prime Minister

Mogadishu:-A delegation led by the Prime Minister of Federal Republic of Somalia H.E. Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke, and comprising of senior Ministers and other high ranking officials visted this morning Kismayo the capital of Jubbaland State. They were received in the airport by Preisdent of Jubbaland Ahmed Mohamed Islam (Madobe) and members of his cabinet along with jubilant local people. After ...

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Border between Egypt, Libya may reopen soon

The governor of Egypt’s Marsa Matrouh governorate met with Libya’s interior minister on Wednesday to discuss the final proceedings for reopening the border between the two countries, Ahram Arabic news website reported. The border was closed following the disappearance of Libyan security forces on 15 August. The reason for their disappearance is still unknown. Marsa Matrouh’s governor, Alaa Abou Zeid, met ...

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Somalia National Human Rights Day an opportunity to enhance accountability

By Patrick K. Mbugua, Somali researcher for Amnesty International As Somalia marks its National Human Rights day today, both the federal government and the international community should take the opportunity to effectively put human rights and accountability at the centre of the country’s re-construction efforts and begin paving the way towards truth, justice and reparations for the victims. Such efforts are ...

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South Sudan: Warring parties must fully commit to ensuring accountability for atrocities

The signing of a peace agreement today by the Government of South Sudan is an important and vital step in ending the violence and addressing the massive human suffering in South Sudan.   Amnesty International reiterates its call for both parties to embrace an unequivocal commitment to accountability for atrocities committed during the conflict to ensure a lasting peace. “Both ...

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Somalia National Human Rights Day an opportunity to enhance accountability

By Patrick K. Mbugua As Somalia marks its National Human Rights day today, both the federal government and the international community should take the opportunity to effectively put human rights and accountability at the centre of the country’s re-construction efforts and begin paving the way towards truth, justice and reparations for the victims. Such efforts are essential to peacebuilding. Somalia’s ...

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Convictions upheld for Minnesota women in Somali terror case

The Associated Press · Minneapolis A federal appeals court upheld the convictions and sentences Tuesday for two Minnesota women found guilty of conspiring to funnel money to a terror group in Somalia despite claiming they were collecting funds for the poor. Amina Farah Ali, 39, and Hawo Mohamed Hassan, 68, were convicted in 2011 on one count of conspiracy to ...

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Family of Minnesota teen murdered in Somalia wants answers

FoxNews.com Ammar Abdirahman’s mother said she sent him from Minnesota to a Somali boarding school to protect him. The teen never returned home. Sent to Africa to be safe from gangs in Minnesota, Ammar was instead beaten and killed by locals in Somalia in May. His mother told FOX9 the teen may have been targeted because he was American. No ...

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Mombasa police investigate Briton over alleged Kilifi terror links

MOMBASA (Xinhua) — Kenyan police have said they are questioning a Briton and two Kenyans in connection to terrorism links in the coastal town of Kilifi. The trio, Ali Abubakar Ahmed, Moses Tedi Mbigi and Michael Koech Koskey, were arrested in private car travelling to Nairobi from coastal city of Mombasa. Local police commander David Kerina said the Briton is ...

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Unified Islamic, Arabic and social studies currulum on cards

By Nada Al Taher, Staff Reporter Abu Dhabi: Teachers must protect children’s minds from extremist thought and possess a ‘generous personality’ capable of being a role model, a top education official in the capital said today (Sunday). In fact, the Abu Dhabi Education Council (Adec) revealed that it is in the process of collaborating with strategic partners in creating uniform ...

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