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BY Andrew Josefchak | Minneapolis, MN | 8/03/22
On July 26, in response to the Biden administration's decision to deploy 500 special forces troops to Somalia, the Anti-War Committee hosted a forum with the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Minnesota and Women Against Military Madness to educate community members on the current political situation in Somalia.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/02/22
On June 1, 40 people stood holding signs that read, “No troops! No drones! U.S. hands off Somalia!” and “Troops home now!” on the Lake Street/Marshall Avenue bridge over the Mississippi River between Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/05/13
There are widespread reports in the international press of Western special operation forces launching an attack in the Somali coastal town of Barawa, which is located about 100 miles south of the capital city Mogadishu.
BY Abayomi Azikiwe | Kenya | 9/23/13
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following article by Abayomi Azikiwe of the Pan-African News Wire.
BY staff | Somalia | 8/09/13
According to an African Union Mission in Somalia statement, an Ethiopian Air Force plane crash-landed at the Mogadishu International Airport in Somalia, killing four crew members and injuring two others, Aug. 9.
BY Mick Kelly | Minneapolis, MN | 5/17/13
About 200 Somalis, mainly women, converged on the Federal Building here, May 16, for the sentencing hearing of two Somali humanitarian workers.
BY staff | San Diego, California | 2/25/13
Four men from Somalia - Basaaly Saeed Moalin, Mohamed Mohamed Mohamud, Issa Doreh and Ahmed Nasiri Taalil Mohamud - accused of raising money to help the Somali resistance group al Shabaab, were convicted of material support for terrorism-related charges here, Feb. 22.
BY staff | Somalia | 2/21/13
USAID head Rajiv Shah visited Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia, Feb. 21. There he met with the Western-backed president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.
BY staff | Washington, DC | 1/17/13
State Department head Hillary Clinton announced Jan. 17 that the U.S. was extending formal recognition to the government of Somalia.
BY Mick Kelly | Brooklyn, NY | 12/28/12
Three men from Somalia, Ali Yasin Ahmed, Madhi Hashi and Mohamed Yusuf, appeared in Federal District Court here, Dec. 21, on charges of violating U.S. “material support for terrorism” and gun laws.
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