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The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns the acts of oppression, media censorship, intimidations, arbitrary arrests aimed at silencing the independent media by the semiautonomous administration of Puntland and Ahlu Sunna Waljama in Guriel’s central Somalia and calls for both administrations to unconditionally withdrew such cruel approaches that undermines...

May 22- (Jowhar).A new international bank has been launched in Mogadishu, a latest sign of life in the city after more than two decades of civil war which engulfed the bright lights of the town, making it one of the most dangerous on earth. ...

May 21- (Jowhar). ISIS has overnight taken control of the world heritage area in the historic Palmyra in Syria,Now fear the UN is the thousands of years of world heritage will be destroyed,Last the advance means that IS now mastered half the country. ...

May 20- (Jowhar). The Kenyan jet bombers carried out attacks against Al-shabab bases in the southern Somali village of Gadon -Dhawe causing unconfirmed number of casualties’ witnesses said Wednesday. Residents at Godon-Dhabe told media that the Kenyan war planes launched their attacks  early hours of Wednesday morning targeting a number of Al-Shabab training camps in...

May 19- (Jowhar). The Somali military court executed today a suspected member of the Islamist group al-Shabab after he was found guilty of attacking senior Somali politicians in the southern Somali town of Baidoa .   The court said, Siraji Abdullahi was among a group of elite Al-Shabab commandos who attacked the presidential palace of Somalia’s southwest administration...

May 19 (Jowhar)— Thank you for this opportunity to brief the Peace and Security Council on Somalia.  I am glad to be doing so with my friend and colleague, Ambassador Maman Sidikou. ...

May 18 – (Jowhar).Al-Shabab militants attacked a convoy of Kenyan troops near the Somali border village of Hareri Hosle, witnesses and residents said Monday. ...

May 17 – (Jowhar). Suspected American spy drone crashed in a stronghold of Al-Shabab near the southern Somali town of Burhakaba residents and militants said Sunday. ...

May 17 (Jowhar)—There is no single model to explain young Somali-Americans’ yearning to join terror groups like Al-Shabab and the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. Alienation, however, is a critical factor that makes young people susceptible to terrorist propaganda. Fortunately, there are policy opportunities to address the problem. ...

US special forces soldiers have killed a senior leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group during a raid carried out in eastern Syria, the US secretary of defence said. ...