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Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed looks on during a parliamentary session, in Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday, May 1, 2021.
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Somali president's term extension reversed

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 02 May 2021
Somalia's leader also for the first time publicly expressed his condolences to those who died or were displaced during the clashes in Mogadishu ... FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, May 11, 2017, President of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed speaks during a press conference after the Somalia Conference in London.
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Somali lawmakers reverse president’s extended stay in power

Federal News Radio 02 May 2021
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The controversial two-year term extension for Somalia’s president evaporated on Saturday after intense public ... Somalia’s leader also for the first time publicly expressed condolences to those who died or were displaced during the clashes in Mogadishu.
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Somali lawmakers reverse president's extended stay in power

Springfield News-Sun 01 May 2021
Somalia’s leader also for the first time publicly expressed his condolences to those who died or were displaced during the clashes in Mogadishu ... Somalia lawmakers raise their hands to endorse a direct election, during a parliamentary session, in Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday, May 1, 2021.
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Somali president calls for 'urgent discussions' with opponents

Ghana Web 29 Apr 2021
Somalia's government on Wednesday urged people who had fled violence in the capital to return home, as tensions eased after the president called for elections and renewed dialogue with his political rivals ... The UN, among others, expressed alarm that Somalia's poorly-paid security forces appeared to be fragmenting along the political and clan lines.
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Somali PM urges civilians to go home as Mogadishu tensions ease

The Jordan Times 29 Apr 2021
Somalia’s foreign backers had been appealing for restraint ... The UN, among others, expressed alarm that Somalia’s poorly-paid security forces appeared to be fragmenting along the political and clan lines ... Rather, they’re focusing on each other,” ICG senior analyst for Somalia, Omar Mahmood, told AFP.
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Tens of thousands displaced in Somalia amid unrest

La Prensa Latina 28 Apr 2021
In a statement, acting humanitarian coordinator for Somalia Cesar Arroyo expressed concern over the deteriorating security situation in Mogadishu ... Somalia’s leader also urged a return to election negotiations through the implementation of the pact that put in place a roadmap for holding elections.
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Somali President Agrees to Drop Attempts to Extend His Term

Urdu Point 28 Apr 2021
"I would like to express my appreciation for the commendable efforts to the prime minister, the heads of Galmudug, Hirshabelle, Southwest Somalia regions and the head of Banadir Regional Administration (BRA) in the journey toward peace ... quoted by the Somalia National Television.
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Somali Opposition Fighters Cordon off Parts of Tense Capital

Beijing News 27 Apr 2021
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA - Heavily armed Somali opposition fighters held positions in parts of the capital of Mogadishu Monday, a day after clashes with government troops erupted over the president's bid to extend his mandate, in the country's worst political violence in years.
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Amb. Abdulfatah Presents his Copy of Credentials to FoMS

Walta 27 Apr 2021
For his part, Ambassador Abdulfatah affirmed his country’s firm and supportive stance for the Somali people and their governmental institutions, expressing his happiness to work in ...
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Gunfire erupts in Somali capital amid president's standoff

TVNZ 26 Apr 2021
Gunfire erupted in Somalia’s capital between soldiers loyal to the government and others as tensions spiked over President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed’s extended stay in power ... Somalia's homeland security minister, Hassan Hundubey Jimale, expressed condolences to all victims but didn't say how many people had been killed or wounded. .
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Somalia disolves into violence over election stalemate

The Arab Weekly 26 Apr 2021
Somalia’s previous president Hassan Sheik Mohamud claimed forces loyal to Farmajo attacked his residence in Mogadishu ... The British embassy and European Union envoy in Mogadishu expressed alarm over the latest violence, while the United Nations Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) urged “calm and maximum restraint by all parties”.
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The world in brief

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 26 Apr 2021
Somalia's homeland security minister, Hassan Hundubey Jimale, expressed condolences to all victims but didn't say how many people had been killed or wounded.
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BRIEFS

News-Press Now 26 Apr 2021
MOGADISHU, Somalia ... Somalia's homeland security minister, Hassan Hundubey Jimale, expressed condolences to all victims but didn't say how many people had been killed or wounded ... "Tonight's unacceptable violence is instigated and led by forces that want to send Somalia back to its dark past," the federal government said in a statement.
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Somalia, UN forecast dry conditions to affect 3.4 mln by end of 2021

China.dot.org 25 Apr 2021
Khadija Diriye, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, and Adam Abdelmoula, UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia expressed deep concern about the deterioration of the dry conditions in Somalia which they said has now escalated to a drought situation. Diriye said Somalia experiences ...
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Somali president’s supporters clash with opponents in Mogadishu

Al Jazeera 25 Apr 2021
Supporters of Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and those opposed ... “The members of the Security Council expressed their deep concern about the continued political impasse and disagreement among Somalia’s political leaders on the model for elections,” the document said.
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