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ICC seeks to nail defense minister

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Listen Khartoum (Alshahid)-The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Luis Moreno Ocampo, has asked the court’s judges to issue a warrant for the arrest of Abdelrahim Mohamed Hussein, the Sudanese Minister of Defence. Moreno Ocampo accuses the minister of crimes against humanity and war crimes from August 2003 until March 2004 […]

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Sudan drops plan to kick out envoy, restores ties with Kenya

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Listen Nairobi (Alshahid)-Sudan’s President Omar Al-Bashir has agreed to drop all the planned sanctions on Kenya and reverse the decision to recall his country’s envoy following talks in the capital, Khartoum. Mr Bashir withdrew the decision to kick out Kenya’s ambassador to Khartoum Robert Mutua after talks with Foreign Affairs Minister Moses Wetang’ula and his […]

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Warplanes hit Somalia militant bases: residents

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Listen Mogadishu (Reuters) – Fighter jets bombed an Islamist militant base in southern Somalia on Friday, residents and soldiers said, as neighbouring Kenya continued its offensive against the rebels. Kenya, which has carried out air strikes in the past, did not immediately acknowledge responsibility. Its troops entered Somalia almost two months ago vowing to wipe […]

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Kenya ‘not necessarily’ aiming for Kismayo: minister

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Listen Nairobi (AFP)-The Kenyan army, which entered Somalia in mid-October to fight Somalia’s Shebab Islamist rebels, is not necessarily headed for the key port of Kismayo, Kenyan Defence Minister Yusuf Haji said Friday. “I don’t know where this objective came from. We have never stated at any time that Kenya was going to Kismayo,” he […]

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FBI Investigating Facebook Death Threats on Somali Advocate

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Listen The FBI and local police are investigating death threats against Omar Jamal, a well-known leader in the Minneapolis Somali community. Jamal says he began receiving the threats a few weeks ago on his Facebook page. Those threats are allegedly coming from Mogadishu and the terror group al-Shabaab. Jamal tells FOX 9 he began receiving […]

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