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 Obama celebratory, solemn as he nears inauguration

Millions Watch as Obama Assumes Office Obama Is Sworn In as the 44th President

 

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Clinton takes hit in new poll on White House race Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's positive rating has dropped to a new low of 37 percent in an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released on Wednesday.  Full Article

LEADING STORY Leaders push for lean, efficient Cabinet
Cabinet ministers, MPs and other leaders have asked President Kibaki and Prime Minister-designate Raila Odinga to name a lean and dynamic Cabinet. ...

Talks seek to end Somali violence Somalia's interim prime minister meets Hawiye elders as he tries to quelll insurgent attacks

Kenyans killed by cattle raiders

At least 25 people have been killed in Kenya's Rift Valley region in attacks by cattle rustlers, police say.

 Gur Gharri Online Radio Interview Of PM Mr. Ibrahim March 10, 2008

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At least 68 people are killed in clashes between a religious sect and police in the west of DR Congo.

Raila on fence mending mission
Prime Minister-designate Mr Raila Odinga agreed the Government’s planned sale of 25 per cent stake in Safaricom should proceed on a day he separately met with Finance Minister, Mr Amos Kimunya and President Kibaki's son, Mr Jimmy Kibaki. full story

Sudan and Chad sign border accord  Chad and Sudan's presidents sign an accord in Senegal to stop support for rebels in each other's territory.

Protest over premier’s job
A storm is brewing over the powers of the Prime Minister after the Head of the Civil Service revealed the structure of the new coalition government Monday.

Obama wins Democratic contest in Wyoming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Barack Obama beat rival Hillary Clinton in Wyoming's nominating contest on Saturday, bouncing back from a string of losses that gave Clinton new life in their hotly contested presidential battle.  Full Article   |  Video

Kenyan power-sharing era to begin The state opening of Kenya's parliament is to take place, a week after a political power-sharing deal was agreed.

US bombs Islamist town in Somalia  An Islamist-held town in Somalia is hit by missiles in a US operation against "a known terrorist".

 Real work" starts now in Kenya

NAIROBI - While lauding the agreement between Kenya's two main political parties on power-sharing, humanitarian actors say the hard work has yet to begin - resettling the displaced and reconciling all Kenyans. full report

Odinga pledges to rebuild Kenya Prime Minister-designate Raila Odinga promises to heal Kenya's wounds, after a landmark peace deal.

 Obama and Clinton clash in debate on health care CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton clashed sharply over health care in a debate on Tuesday, accusing each other of misrepresenting their approaches to offering coverage for 47 million uninsured Americans.  Full Article   |  Video

Fresh urgency as talks resume
The talks must now assume a serious sense of urgency and conclude a political settlement within this week, mediators were told on a day Party of National Unity (PNU) threw another tantrum over the ongoing mediation. full story

A voter has gone to court to challenge the election of Mandera Central MP Hussein Mohammed Abdikadir. Story by SAMWEL KUMBA and CAROLINE RWENJI Publication Date: 1/24/2008

Kenya rivals at mediation meeting  Kenya's president and main rival are meeting for the first time since last month's disputed presidential poll.

Violence erupts at Kenyan funeral Kenyan police have fired teargas at protesters at a funeral held by the opposition for Nairobi slum residents killed in violence over the country's disputed election.

Fed slashes rates The Fed slashed benchmark interest rates by three-quarters of a percentage point in an emergency bid to lend support to a weak U.S. economy.  Full Article 

Seven dead' in Kenyan protests Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga says police have shot dead seven people in protests in Nairobi.

Kenya polls turned neighbours into enemies NAIROBI AND NAKURU - Amid the

usual piles of fetid rubbish on the streets of Kibera, Kenya's largest slum, there was clear evidence of the recent political violence in the blackened buildings and boarded-up shops. A row of kiosks was reduced to a pile of rubble and cinders; several larger buildings

Breaking News From El Wak, Central Gharri Region Wednesday Jan. 09, 2008  by Gur Gharri GSG News  contributor A newly formed association of thieves headed by Abdirahman Sidki, Alio Shaburee, Isaaq Haji Dahir, Adan Chari, Adan M. Noor, Abdirahaman Chito, and the Edin Dido have intensified a terrorist campaign against the Gharri people in El Wak District. 

Democrat Hillary Clinton defied the polls and narrowly upset Barack Obama in New Hampshire on Tuesday, breathing new life into her presidential campaign after finishing third in Iowa. Full Article

 Breaking news from Rhamo El Wak District Central Gharri Region  On January 02, 2008, a group of Murale gunmen abducted and killed Mr. Adan Hassan at Girisa. He was .......Jan. 03, 2008 by Gur Gharri GSG News  contributor

Tensions is high in El Wak District, between the Gharri people and their shegats Dec. 29, 2007

Election Updates: Raila finally votes
ODM presidential candidate Mr Raila Odinga finally voted on Thursday at 12.36pm. Earlier in the morning, Raila and his wife, Ida, had failed to cast their votes because his name was allegedly missing from the Electoral Commission of Kenya (ECK) Lang’ata constituency voter register. full story
 

Gur Gharri Online Radio News El Wak Dec. 24, 2007

Kenyan rivals rally their troops The top candidates in Kenya's presidential election hold final rallies in Nairobi before Thursday's vote.
It's Redykyulass - Kenya
Nov 2007 Three brilliant young Kenyan comedians, known as 'Redykyulass', are fighting the systemic corruption in their country in the coming December Election not with anger (more)

Raila In Turkana

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Monday Dec. 03, 2007 by Gur Gharri GSG News  contributor  Two Gharri men were eaten alive by the Murale Cannibalist at Arere location,near Rhamo, Between EL Wak and Mandera Districts. Full Story

Raila’s secret MoU with Muslims revealed
The lid has finally been lifted on the controversial Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Muslim leaders and the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) presidential candidate, Mr Raila Odinga. full story
 

Kenyan police 'killed thousands'

A Kenyan Human rights group accuses the police of killing more than 8,000 people in a sect crackdown.

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Disclosure of loses in occurred under Adan Mohamed Noor’s leadership (tenure)

On November 12, 2007, Muralle gunmen raided a Gharri Manatta at Afan Chabi Barrki near Rhamo, killed and dismembered Mr. Mussow Omar. Four others were seriouly wounded including a two year old------by Gur Gharri GSG News  contributor

Raila and Billow's mission to North Eastern Over ten thousand Billow Kerow and Raila's Supporters showed up in Mandera, El Wak and Takaba Districts.
Kenya police accused over deaths

A Kenyan human rights group accuses the police of nearly 500 execution-style killings of sect members in Nairobi.

Breaking News From Western Gharri Region  Tuesday July 25, 2006 by Gur Gharri GSG News contributor Two Gharri mothers are bleeding  in Wargadud once again.  On July 22, 2006 2 Gharri children were killed and 7 others were ...

Civilians killed in Somalia clashes Heavy fighting has continued between Ethiopian troops and armed Somali groups in the Somali capital, Mogadishu with at least 11 civilians killed in the clashes. 

Democrats Are Building on Unity Over Iraq Pullout By ROBIN TONER Their aggressive challenge to the president is a striking change for a party that is often on the defensive on national security issues

Iran puts detained British sailors on televisio  LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian television on Wednesday displayed some of 15 British sailors and marines detained at sea last week and showed the only woman crew member saying they had "trespassed" into Iranian waters.  Full Article

Bombs kill 5 GIs in Iraq Two roadside bomb attacks have killed five U.S. soldiers in Iraq, according to the U.S. military. Four Task Force Lightning Soldiers were killed and two others were wounded Sunday when a bomb exploded near their patrol in Diyala Province, the military said. Another U.S. soldier was killed and two others were wounded Sunday by a roadside bomb blast in northwest Baghdad.FULL STORY

Over 20 people have been arrested. March 21, 2007 by Gur Gharri GSG News contributor Over 20 former Moyale and Udatt Districts administrators including Abdulqadir Qayanne and Mohamed Dhera were arrested, but later...

Corpses Dragged in Somali Streets in Fierce Battle By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS:

News brief from El Wak, Central Gharri region, Kenya and moyale, Ethiopia  Tuesday March 20, 2007 By Gur Gharri GSG News Contributor The Murale people have been instigating and pushing for all out war with the Gharri people. On March 16, 2007, Murale gangs began beating up the Gharri herders at Alango, and the---

Deaths hit new high Nine people were killed in bomb blasts in central Baghdad as new figures showed that Iraqi civilian deaths reached a new high in January.  Full Article

US Army opens high-tech rehab center for injured troops, January 30, 2007 The Army has opened in Texas a $50 million high-tech rehabilitation center that is designed to serve the growing number of soldiers who return from war as amputees or with severe burns. Of the roughly 20,000 soldiers injured since the start of the Iraq war, more than 500 have lost a limb -- many of them in roadside bombings. FULL STORY  CNN.

The Central Gharri Region Citizen’s pray, patience, and perseverance has been answered.  January 27, 2007 by Gur Gharri GSG News contributor The Mandera Central and Mandera West has become one full-fledged district. Full Article

Unknown gunmen kill five people in a series of attacks in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, witnesses say.

Ethiopian soldier dies in Somalia

An Ethiopian soldier is killed and another seriously wounded after gunmen open fire on them in Somalia. Source:BBC
Mogadishu airport shelled At least two people have been killed after a barrage of mortar shells was fired into Mogadishu's main airport shortly after a United Nations (UN) plane landed there Source: Al Jazeera
.US. conducts second air strike in Somalia: report  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Air Force AC-130 gunship attacked suspected al Qaeda operatives in southern Somalia on Monday, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing unidentified U.S. officials Full Article 
25 U.S. troops die in 1 day BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- Attacks in Iraq and the crash of a Black Hawk helicopter brought to 25 the number of American troops killed in Iraq on Saturday, making it one of the deadliest days for the U.S. military since the war began almost four years ago

Fighting erupts in Mogadishu Mortar attacks and heavy gunfire have been reported in Mogadishu, the Somali capital. Ethiopian troops have often been the target of attacks [Source: Al Jazeera]

The UN envoy to Somalia urges the country not to waste "the best opportunity for peace for 16 years".

Hot News Fire AnimationScores killed in Baghdad university
The Iraqi prime minister calls those behind the blast "terrorists and Saddamists"
Source: Al Jazeera

The main broadcasters in Somalia's capital are shut down, as the president set up a new team to end "chaos".
The US air strikes in Somalia failed to kill the three al-Qaeda suspects targeted, a top US official says.

 KENYA-SOMALIA: Fleeing families stuck near closed border

NAIROBI, 10 January (IRIN) - One week after Kenya closed its border with Somalia, hundreds of Somali families who fled fighting between the Union of Islamic Courts (UIC) and the Ethiopian-backed Somali government forces are still trapped in an area that cannot be reached by aid agencies, sources said on Wednesday.Full report

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Somali forces capture jungle base Government and Ethiopian forces have captured what they say was a jungle base used by Islamic courts fighters in southern Somalia.

A government military commander said on Monday that Ras Kamboni was taken after a two-day campaign using ground forces and air support.Source Al Jazeera

Fresh clashes erupt in SomaliaArmed men have attacked Ethiopian soldiers in Somalia's capital Mogadishu,  earlier crowds had hurled stones and burnt tyres to demonstrate against the forces that ousted the Islamic courts. In the second day of violence in Mogadishu, Somali fighters opened fire on Ethiopian forces backing the interim government. Source Al Jazeera

Somali protest against Ethiopians

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, in protest at the presence of Ethiopian forces backing the interim government. Many Somalians want the Ethiopians to leaveWitnesses said Ethiopian troops fired in the air to disperse the crowds, as youths burnt tyres and threw stones. Source BBC

Crisis talks on Somalia under way

Diplomatic efforts to put an end to years of turmoil in Somalia are taking place in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

Somali militia group 'surrounded'

Ethiopian and government forces battle a group of 600 Islamist fighters battle near Somalia's border with Kenya Source BBC

KENYA-SOMALIA: Kenya halts Somali asylum seekers

NAIROBI, 3 January (IRIN) - Several thousand asylum seekers fleeing recent fighting in Somalia have been stranded for days near the border with neighbouring Kenya which has blocked their entry, aid workers said on Wednesday.Full report

Somalia targets Islamists' escape

Somalia's interim government appeals to Kenya to seal its border to stop fleeing Islamists from crossing.

Somali Islamists battle advance

Ethiopian and Somali government troops begin fighting Somali Islamists near their last major stronghold.Source: BBC

     Saddam Hussein, the former Iraqi president, has been hanged, according to Iraqi and US officials  Source:Al Jazeera

Somali government to retake capital A joint force of Ethiopian and Somali government troops have advanced to positions 30km north and northeast of  Mogadishu.Source: Al Jazeera and agencies

Islamic courts fighters have left Mogadishu [AF

A Somali Islamic courts leader has said that all the group's forces have withdrawn from the capital, Mogadishu ,

Ethiopians nearing Somali capital

Ethiopian troops and Somali government forces advance towards Mogadishu, after seizing a key town.
Ethiopian jets strike Somalia's international airport in Mogadishu, as fighting continues with Islamist forces BBC

      For the first time, air attacks have been reported in Somalia's escalating conflict between forces of the Union of Islamic Courts (UIC) and Ethiopian troops, Full report SOURCE:IRIN

  SOMALIA: Dozens killed as fighting continues in the south

NAIROBI, 22 December (IRIN) - Dozens of civilians have been killed, at least 200 wounded, and many more have been driven from their homes as fighting continues around the southern Somali town of Baidoa, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Friday. Full report IRIN

Somali fighters in fresh battles

Artillery exchanges take place in Somalia between Islamist militia and government fighters for a fourth day.BBC

Somalis 'at war' with Ethiopia

The leader of Somalia's Islamists says his movement is at war with Ethiopia as clashes intensify.

Somalia rivals 'to resume talks'BBC

Somalia's interim government and rival Islamists agree to resume peace talks and cease hostilities, an EU envoy says.

Ciidamada Golaha Maxaakimta oo ku guuleystay in Ciidamada Tikreega ay ka saaraan 2-fariisin oo Idaale ay ku lahaayeen. Source: Qaadisiya.com

Somali group denies al-Qaeda link

Somalia's powerful Islamist group dismisses US comments its leadership is dominated by al-Qaeda, as war fears grow.

Somalia’s Islamist fighters grab a fresh settlement.13,dec,06
Forces loyal to Islamic Courts headquartered in the Somali capital Mogadishu have grabbed Ufurow settlement that was one of the few settlements under the weak government’s control.

Ethiopia deadline to quit Somalia Somalia's powerful Islamist group give Ethiopian troops a week to leave the country or face a "major attack".

Ethiopia's former Marxist ruler Mengistu Haile Mariam is found guilty in absentia of genocide after a 12-year trial.

Fighting continues in Somalia Fighters from Somalia's Islamic Courts and pro-government soldiers have clashed in a second day of fighting.
Armed Islamic Court guards at a rally in the Somali capital, Mogadishu (file image)
Somali government fighters and Ethiopian troops attack Islamist positions, an Islamist leader says.

UN backs peace force for Somalia The UN Security Council authorizes a regional force to support Somalia's weak transitional government.

Ethiopian soldiers 'defect' to Eritrea Eight Ethiopian soldiers have defected to Eritrea over the issue of Somalia, Eritrea's government says

Police tear-gas Kenyatta protest 

Police in Kenya fire tear gas to disperse hundreds of supporters of ex-opposition leader Uhuru Kenyatta.

Bolton to resign Facing opposition from key senators, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton will leave office in a matter of days, the White House announced on MondayFull Article 

Islamists 'ambush' Ethiopia truck An Ethiopian military convoy in Somalia is reportedly ambushed by Islamist fighters who say 20 were killed.

Judge strikes down part of Bush anti-terror order LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A federal judge in Los Angeles, who previously struck down sections of the Patriot Act, has ruled that provisions of an anti-terrorism order issued by President George W. Bush after September 11 are unconstitutionalFull Article

SOMALIA: People flee as military movements create fear

NAIROBI, 27 November (IRIN) - Rising tension due to rivalry between feuding groups around Baidao, the seat of the country's interim government, has prompted residents to leave the town and nearby Buur Hakaba amid fears that armed forces massing in the area could soon clash, witnesses said on Monday.Full report

U.S. tries broader approach to Iraq conflict WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With Iraq near all-out civil war, the Bush administration is renewing efforts to break the cycle of violence there by enlisting the help of moderate Arab nations while also seeking to tackle the Israeli-Palestinian conflictFull Article

Anger and sorrow at Iraq funerals for 160 BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The people of Sadr City bore away their dead on Friday, marching behind coffins through the Baghdad dawn and chanting in anger and sorrow for the 160 victims of the bloodiest attack in Iraq since the U.S. invasion.  Full Article 

Fears for flooded Kenya refugees

Aid workers are seriously concerned for 80,000 Somali refugees in eastern Kenya, which has been hit by floods.

   BREAKING NEWS FROM MOYALE, WESTERN GHARRI REGION by Gur Gharri GSG News Contributor: On about November 14, 2006, 6oo Oromo militias raided Goro Baqaqsa town in Gurra Dhamole district, and killing 36 people. According to reports from.......

Qatar criticises West over Hamas   The emir of Qatar, Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, has criticised the West for boycotting the Hamas government, saying Palestinians were wrongly being punished for practising democracy.

 Mass kidnap in Iraq Gunmen in Iraqi police uniforms rounded up as many as 100 men at a government building in central Baghdad, in what may be the biggest mass kidnap seen in a city becoming used to such violenceFull Article 

         Four Gharri officials From Uddatt District died and many more are injured. November 13, 2006 by Gur Gharri GSG News Contributor: A passenger mini truck traveling from Moyale to Uddatt District was overturned between Wachile

KENYA: Thousands affected by floods in coast, northeast regions

NAIROBI, 13 November (IRIN) - Thousands of Kenyans have been affected or displaced by flooding in the Coast and Northeastern Provinces and will need assistance for several months because continuing heavy rains across the country have destroyed their farmlands, the Kenya Red Cross said on Monday.Full report

Bush woos Democrats despite divisions on UN post WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush courted leaders of the Senate's new Democratic majority on Friday while pressing ahead with a divisive bid to get John Bolton confirmed as U.N. envoy before power changes hands in Congress.  Full Article |

Somali Islamists back peace talks

Somalia's Islamist leaders agree to hold new peace talks with the interim government to avert all-out war.ByBBC

News brief from Central & Western Gharri Region November 03, 2006 by Gur Gharri GSG  News Contributor  One Kenyan officer has died and one woman was seriously injured in a car accidentA vehicle carrying a Gharri delegate returning home from Moyale, to El Wak was over turned near Takabaand, Mr. Abdi Maliq was appointed as “wasiirka udduudka"-----

Peace talks between Somalia's interim government and Islamists are deadlocked, as both sides prepare for battle.

           Breaking News from Western and Central Gharri Regions October 28, 2006 by Gur Gharri GSG News Contributor  Moyale:Three more people have died in Moyale, since October 25, 2006, and 14 people were injured in Suftu.....

  Moyale: Gastroenteritis has claimed seven lives in a mater of twenty-four hours and one hundred nineteen others are in critical condition. According to information received from Moyale, Gharri Region, it is believed that....Thursday October 26, 2006 By Gur Gharri GSG News Contributor 

Both government troops and Islamist fighters mass around Burhakaba town, forcing residents to flee.

Wednesday October 12, 2006 By Gur Gharri GSG News Contributor  Tensions are very high between the Gharri and the OPDO’s region supported neighboring ethnic Oromos. Full Article

 Baghdad: Mortars destroy US ammo dump A blaze that destroyed an ammunition dump at a US military base in Baghdad was caused by a mortar attack, a US spokesman has said.

Somali Islamists accuse Ethiopian troops of attacking a key town and vow revenge through "holy war".
Ethiopian troops are seen driving around the Somali town of Baidoa, where the fragile government is based.

17 killed in Marsabit attack
Seventeen people were shot dead in Marsabit District during a shootout between Kenyan police and Ethiopian raiders. Among the dead in Thursday’s dawn attack on Farolle were 16 raiders and an elderly Kenyan woman caught up in the fire exchange. full story  Source: Standard

U.S. says Iraq Qaeda leader still alive  The U.S. military said on Thursday the leader of al Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, was still very much alive, denying reports by some Iraqi politicians that he had been tracked down and killedFull Article

Pressure builds on Republicans WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Republican leaders faced growing pressure over a congressional sex scandal on Tuesday, with Speaker Dennis Hastert rejecting calls to step down amid Republican fears about the potential fallout in November's fight for control of Congress.  Full Article 

Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa is to be sworn in for a second term, after his disputed election victory.

FBI looking into congressman Foley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A scandal over a U.S. Republican congressman sending sexually explicit e-mails to underage boys ratcheted up on Sunday with the FBI and a congressional ethics committee looking into the accusations.  Full Article

Corporate criminals Ebbers, Fastow pay stiff price Wed 27 Sep 2006 NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two men at the heart of corporate greed scandals in America paid the price on Tuesday, as a judge sentenced former Enron Corp. executive Andrew Fastow to prison and Bernard Ebbers, once the chief executive of highflying WorldCom Inc. began serving a 25-year sentence.  Full Article 

 

Somalia's Islamic Courts militia says it will defend the country against what it calls Ethiopian violations of its territory.

 Somali port 'falls' to Islamists Monday, 25 September 2006 The last port in southern Somalia outside the control of the Islamic Courts (UIC) movement has reportedly fallen to the militants.

  Gun found at Baltimore airport shuts 2 terminals WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gun found in a carry-on bag at a security checkpoint at Baltimore-Washington International Airport prompted authorities to shut two terminals on Friday, a security official said.  Full Article 

There have been reports of selected terrorism going on in El Wak, Gharri District, Kenya, and Adan............ Sept. 20, 2006 By Gharri District correspondent, Mandera Click here for full report

SOMALIA: Security tightened in Baidoa town

NAIROBI, 20 September (IRIN) - Security has been tightened in Somalia's southwestern town of Baidoa, the seat of the transitional government, two days after an assassination attempt on President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed, but sources said the town was calm on Wednesday. Full report

An explosion outside Somalia's interim parliament kills 11 people but misses the president.

 

September 13, 2006   by Gur Gharri GSG News contributor Two fugitive criminals have turned themselves in on Tuesday September 12, 2006.The two former Kunaye’s field lieutenants and most vicious criminals, Mohamed Dhere and Qayanne resurfaced in Moyale, while the City Administrators were.....

Embassy attack foiled DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Four men shouting Islamic slogans tried to blow up the U.S. embassy in Damascus on Tuesday but their car bomb failed to explode and Syrian security guards killed three of them in a shootout. No U.S. diplomats were hurt

 Looking Back On The Events That Have Inspired The Removal Of The Tyrant Dictator Kunaye And The Crumbling Of His Organized Gang Administration Of Liban Zone and current News. Saturday Sept. 09, 2006 by Gur Gharri GSG News Contributor

         

                  

Bomb rocks Kabul (Reuters) Fri Sep 8, 2006 A huge car bomb exploded near the U.S. embassy in Kabul, killing at least 16 people, including two U.S. soldiers, in the worst suicide attack in the city since the Taliban were overthrown in ...... 

Somali rivals agree on joint army
Somalia's interim government and a rival Islamist militia agree in principle to establish a national army.Source:BBC

Kenyan Court Sentences OLF members up to 31 years
August 30, 2006 Two Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) members have been sentenced to 31 and 11 years in prison by a Moyale court in Kenya, The Standard newspaper reported. Source: WIC

Senior officials from Somalia's interim government and its main rival leave for peace talks in Khartoum. Source: BBC

  Beesha Garre oo Maxkamad Islaami ah ka furatay Magaalada Muqdisho, kuna biirtay Golaha Maxkamadaha Islaamka Soomaaliyeed Khamiis, August 24,2006 (HOL) Source: Hiiraan Online


From CENTRAL GHARRI REGION   August 23, 2006 by Gur Gharri GSG News Contributor On about August 19, 2006, Adan Mohamed Nura and his mercenaries killed three Gharri merchants and brutally rapped a young teenage girl.

Oromo fighters in court August 22, 2006 Security at the Moyale Law Courts was beefed up as 32 suspected Oromo Liberation Front members arrested in an ongoing military operation were arraigned in court. SOURCE: Standard

a fugitive ali Mohamed kunaye has been located in Kenya. Tuesday  August 22, 2006   by Gur Gharri GSG News contributor The former Speaker of Somali regional parliament, Mr. Ali Mohamed Kunaye, who turned most wanted fugitive has been seen in Nairobi, Kenya. According to an eyewitness accounts, Kunaye is on the run hopping from house to house running from the authorities. Last night he allegedly spent the night in.......

LEBANON: Leftover Israeli cluster bombs kill civilians

NABATIYEH, 21 August (IRIN) - On the morning of the ceasefire between Lebanese Hezbollah militias and the Israeli military, 11 year-old Hadi Hatab stepped out to play in the street for the first time in more than a month. Seconds later a cluster bomb exploded.Full report

Court rules wiretaps violate rights Fri 18 Aug 2006 DETROIT (Reuters) - A judge ordered the Bush administration on Thursday to stop a domestic wiretap program it says protects Americans from terrorism but which the judge said violated their civil rights

 Security officers arrest 43 Oromo militiamen  August 17, 2006 By Evelyne Ogutu (STANDARD) Security forces have arrested 43 people suspected to be Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) militiamen in Moyale and Marsabit districts.

Somali Islamists extend their control of the coastline, despite pleas to halt their advance and go to talks.

Tuesday  August 15, 2006   by Gur Gharri GSG News contributor  Ali Mohammed Kunaye, speaker of the Somali regional parliament is a most wanted fugitive today. Also, two of his lieutenants Mr. Mohamed Dhere and Mr. Qayane who are confessed to their crimes have escaped to.....

 Moyale DO and policeman killed in accident Monday August 14, 2006 By Standard Team A District Officer and an Administration Police Officer were killed in a road accident along the Isiolo-Embu road on Sunday.

 

      Thursday    August 10, 2006   by Gur Gharri GSG News contributor The wicked dictator and tyrant thieves have been removed from power and the Liban Zone Citizens are celebrating all over. Ali Mohamed Kunaye and.......

  LATEST NEWS UPDATE FROM WESTERN GHARRI REGION Wednesday August 09, 2006 by GurGharriGSG  News contributor  The selections of the MoyaleCity  administration have been completed and The Kilil5 congress is deliberating and reviewing the allegations of official misconduct, theft of public funds, corruptions and   

Breaking News From Western Gharri Region  Tuesday July 25, 2006 by Gur Gharri GSG News contributor Two Gharri mothers are bleeding  in Wargadud once again.  On July 22, 2006 2 Gharri children were killed and 7 others were ...

  Hot News Fire Animation Breaking News From Western Gharri Region  Friday July 22, 2006 by Gur Gharri GSG News contributor GSG has learned that 24 of the Liban Zone high ranking officials of KILI5 have been dismissed after a preponderance of the evidence collected proved that.......

 Hundreds flee Mogadishu fighting Hundreds flee Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, as heavy fighting between Islamists and warlords continues.

SOMALIA: Twelve killed in heavy fighting in Mogadishu

NAIROBI, 22 March (IRIN) - Heavy fighting between rival militia groups broke out on Wednesday in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, killing at least 12 people and wounding 70 others, local hospital sources said. Full report

The Gharri people’s pray, patience, and perseverance has been answered March 02, 2006 by Gur Gharri GSG News contributor Mr. Abdinuro, Mr. Hassan Shina, Mr. Ali Abdulo, and Mr. Ibrahim have been released on February 28, 2006. The two TYRANT thieves, Mr. Ibrahim Bitati the Moyale District commissioner and Mr. Kunaye’s right hand man Mr. Abdirahaman Karama and money embezzler have been sacked thereafter on March 1, 2006. Many more of their colleagues are...........

News Brief From Western Gharri Region, Ethiopia February 01, 2006 By Gur Gharri GSG News Contributor The Ethiopia Somali state speaker of the house of  people’s representative Mr. Ali Mohamed Kunaye held a community town hall meeting for a selected few. He made what people believed to be his last public address on January 30, 2006. In the aftermath, the meeting participants said that they went there to hear him deliver words of hope and promise, rather, Mr. Kunaye delivered the most....

Hot News Fire AnimationThe Gharri Famine Victims have been victimized by Mr. Ali Mohamed Kunaye  January 27, 2006 By Gur Gharri GSG News Contributor GSG has learned that on January 26, 2006, 9 Gharri famine victims  were arrested for seeking help from neighboring Oromiya state's food distribution center.

Hot News Fire AnimationDISTURBING News From Moyale District. Qore: GSG Member JANURAY 26, 2006 According to information received from Moyale, Ethiopia, Mr. Ali Mohamed Kunaye has ordered the arrest of 13 Gharri community leaders, before he reaches Moyale. Mr. Mohamed Abdi Eeymoy, Mr. Hassan Shina, and Mr. Abdinuro are amongst the 13 people to be arrested. Subsequently, the Moyale District administrators have ordered the police chief to carryout arresting Mr. Kunaye’s opponents. However, the police chief has declined to

People have spoken January 18, 2006 by Gur Gharri GSG News  Contributor  There are lots of events taking place in Moyale District, Ethiopia.  According to information received from Moyale, while the government and the international communities are working hard to feed the famine victims ( pastoralist) in the country, the Moyale administrators are selling the food rations that was intended for the voiceless poor......

The much-awaited EL Wak peace initiative has BEGUN without Barre Hirrale’s presence.

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