Monday, December 20, 2010

Medeshi Allvoices News Articles Dec 20, 2010.

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  • Quake in southeastern Iran kills 7

    Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2010 17:40:46 -0800
    Iranian Press TV has reported that seven people have been killed in an earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale that struck Iran's south-eastern province of Kerman. The death toll could increase due to the magnitude of the quake which...
  • Hotel prices soar for UK’s royal wedding

    Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2010 17:06:49 -0800
    Mania over Prince William and Kate Middleton’s engagement has spread like wildfire, with London’s hotel industry the latest to catch the royal wedding fever. The Future king and queen who are to wed next year have made headlines through out...
  • Somali official : Amisom Came to our Nation to Devastate Mogadishu

    Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2010 16:35:49 -0800
    A Somali parliamentarian on Friday condemned the African Union protection force of excessively bombarding the residential neighbourhoods in Somalia's capital Mogadishu. Abdulkadir Nur Arale, Somali MP, told reporters in Mogadishu that the AMISOM forces had come to Somalia to destroy...
  • Somalia: Al Shabaab and hizb Al Islam unite

    Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2010 14:36:06 -0800
    Somalia's Hizb Al Islam group says they have joined forces with al-Shabaab militia in the battle against the country's western-backed government. "The top leaders of Hizb al Islam decided to join with our brothers and now we are one group...
  • Somalia : Al Shjabaab amputate the arm of a teenager in Buulo Burte

    Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2010 14:15:39 -0800
    Monday 20, Dec, 2010 : Al shabaab today amputated the arm of a teenager accused of stealing 5.3 Million shillings roughly equivalent to $ 350 . Al Sabaab judge in Buulo Burte confirmed that he passed the order of carrying...
  • Explosion in Kenyan capital

    Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2010 12:24:35 -0800
    Al Jazeera has ported about an explosion in Nairobi , the capital of Kenya. A bag that was bound for Kampala, Uganda exploded injuring at least 6 people. "There was a bag which was about to be loaded onto a...
  • Somalia Security Brief Dec . 20, 2010

    Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2010 11:42:23 -0800
    Somalia Security Brief Dec . 20, 2010 - Critical Threats Hizb al Islam has merged with al Shabaab. The group’s spokesman, Mohamed Osman Arus, said, “We have decided to rejoin the Shebab and dissolve Hezb al-Islam. I can tell you...
  • 150 Somalis Deported From Saudi Arabia To Mogadishu

    Posted: Sat, 18 Dec 2010 02:37:20 -0800
    Most of the deported people, who arrived in the Somali capital on Friday, were Somali teenagers who tried to escape the war-torn country, a local press correspondent reported. Abdullahi Aden, one of the deportees, told local press that Saudi authorities...
  • Somaliland: Neglecting Awdal while appeasing Sool

    Posted: Fri, 17 Dec 2010 17:12:35 -0800
    The recent incident in buuhoodle in which at least seven people were killed as a result of clan fighting in the area has received much more attention than that of Ceelberdaale in Awdal. Mediators headed by ministers were dispatched immediately...
  • Security situation improves in Somalia: Information Minister

    Posted: Fri, 17 Dec 2010 14:38:42 -0800
    The Somali Minister of Information, Post and Telecommunications, Abdulkareem Jama told the press on Friday that the security situation in Somalia has improved as the transitional Federal Government forces, with the help of African Union troops, increase the territory under...
  • WikiLeaks cables: India accused of systematic use of torture in Kashmir

    Posted: Fri, 17 Dec 2010 13:36:34 -0800
    Wikileaks cables have released its latest report on the abuse and torture by Indian forces agianst the prisoners and the people of Kashmir. The leaks reveal that beatings and electric shocks were inflicted on hundreds of civilians detained in Kashmir...
  • Somali troops seize truck carrying weapons for Al-Shabab

    Posted: Fri, 17 Dec 2010 12:33:54 -0800
    Somali government troops have detained a military truck carrying weapons to al-Shabab militia stationed on the outskirts of Mogadishu. Ahmed Yare , a government official said on Friday that the government soldiers seized a vehicle at a first checkpoint in...
  • Somalia News Update : Dec .17, 2010

    Posted: Fri, 17 Dec 2010 07:46:11 -0800
    Somalia News update : Dec .17, 2010 - Critical Threats. The Associated Press reports that Somalia is considering permitting Saracen International, a private security company, to train a 1,000-man anti-piracy force in Mogadishu. Somali Ambassador Mohamed Ali Nur said that...
  • 20 killed amid Ivory Coast standoff

    Posted: Thu, 16 Dec 2010 16:07:45 -0800
    Alassane Ouattara's supporters wanted to march on the headquarters of state television -- controlled by incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo. The recent election is claimed by many as being rigged and foriegn supported. Ouattara and Gbagbo have both claimed victory in...
  • Somalia : Brother of Uganda president training Militia in Puntland

    Posted: Thu, 16 Dec 2010 12:32:24 -0800
    The East African news site has reported that the brother of President Yoweri Museveni nicknamed Salim Saleh is undertaking the training of Militia in Puntalnd . Mr Saleh whose real name is Gen Caleb Akandwanaho is a senior advisor to...
  • Somalia Security Update Dec. 16, 2010

    Posted: Thu, 16 Dec 2010 09:24:28 -0800
    Somalia Security Update Dec. 16, 2010 - Critical Threats . Al Shabaab released two separate communiqu├ęs on jihadist forums on December 13, 2010. The first statement describes al Shabaab’s raid on the AMISOM base along Makka al Mukarama Street. Al...
  • London : Wikileaks founder Julian Assange freed on bail

    Posted: Thu, 16 Dec 2010 09:13:42 -0800
    A court in London granted on Thursday a bail to Julian Assange on the surety of £240, 000. But he will spend one more night in prison pending payment of bail money by his sponsors. Assange was freed today by...
  • Accused German National Gunter Bischoss to be smuggled out of Somaliland

    Posted: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 14:38:05 -0800
    Reliable local sources have confirmed that the accused German national Mr.Gunter Bischoss may be smuggled out thru Berbera airport any time soon to save his life from capital punishment . ( http://hadhwanaag.com/detail.asp?id=25280 ) Gunter Bischoss who is accused of making...
  • 41 dead as suicide attack hits Iran mosque

    Posted: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 13:43:48 -0800
    At least 41 people were killed as a result of suicide attack in a mosque in Iran on Wednesday. Jandullah militia group have claimed responsibility of the bombing. The group, also known as Soldiers of God, said Wednesday's attack had...
  • Australia : 27 die in asylum boat accident

    Posted: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 13:14:14 -0800
    At least 27 people are dead among them children and women and 43 injured after the boat carrying them capsized on the Greek of Christmas Island. The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service said in a statement on Wednesday that...

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