Posts Tagged ‘Somali PM Interview’

INTERVIEW-Negotiations with Somali rebels an option-PM

Friday, September 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 9,2011           Interview Somali PM Prof. Abdiweli
By Sahra Abdi and Richard Lough

Somali PM Prof. Abdiweli

NAIROBI, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Somalia is open to talks with al Shabaab’s top commanders and informal discussions already held suggest a willingness among some militants to lay down arms and negotiate, the country’s prime minister said on Friday.

Somalia’s beleaguered government is desperate to consolidate security gains after the al Qaeda-linked rebels retreated from the capital Mogadishu last month, as it faces the task of holding elections by Read more…

Somalia:Ra’isulwasaaraha Soomaaliya oo ka hadlay Xaaladda Guud ee Dalka – WAREYSI (Dhagayso)

Sunday, August 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 14,2011

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Somalia:New Somali PM vows to fight militants, graft

Thursday, July 7, 2011 Comments off

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia’s newly appointed prime minister said on Monday that fighting corruption and defeating al-Qaida-linked militants will be top priorities during his term.

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WSJ:Somalia Would Embrace U.S. Strike .

Friday, May 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 13,2011

NEW YORK—Somalia would welcome a U.S. special-forces attack on al Qaeda-affiliated militants on Somali soil, similar to the strike that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, said Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Wednesday. Read more…

AP Interview: Somalia’s PM says 8,000 troops will start attacking al-Qaida and insurgents soon

Thursday, January 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 13,2011.
By: Edith M. Lederer, The Associated Press


Somalia’s new prime minister said Wednesday night that 8,000 government troops will start waging attacks on Islamist insurgents and al-Qaida terrorists “very, very soon.”

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