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Farah Mohamed Shirdon of Calgary, fighting for ISIS, dead in Iraq, reports say

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Listen Multiple social media reports in Iraq say that a young Calgary man who appeared in an ISIS video four months ago has been killed in Iraq. Farah Mohamed Shirdon, a Calgarian fighting overseas with the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, was seen in the video burning his Canadian passport and threatening […]

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NUSOJ Calls for the Release of Journalists detained for the Second day without Charge

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Listen The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) calls for the Federal Government of Somalia to release the media workers and the journalists detained in Mogadishu for second day without charges following raid of Radio Shabelle and SKY FM stations. Members of the National Security Agency (NSA) detained the staffers of Radio Shabelle and SKY […]

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AMISOM and Somali security forces recover cache of arms from in Mogadishu

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Listen Friday’s early morning cordon and search operation in Mogadishu’s Wadajir district, Somali Government forces with the support of African Union troops recovered 15 guns, assortment of ammunition and 20 of militia were arrested when they were overpowered by the forces. The operation followed a tip off that there are arms cache in a location […]

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