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The Inside Story-A Free Press Matters TRANSCRIPT

Voa News 03 Nov 2022
We’ll show you the global threat to free and independent journalism. From Mexico to Somalia and Hong Kong… see what’s being done to ensure local media has a voice ... Our journalists know firsthand the risks for media working in some of the most repressive regions in the world—and also how credible, independent journalism can affect change.
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Somalia Humanitarian Reporter Killed in Mogadishu bombing

Voa News 31 Oct 2022
Journalist Mohamed Isse Hassan Koonaa was working in Mogadishu, writing a script for a video report on a speech by President Hassan Mohamud, when an explosion occurred at about 2.10 p.m. local time Saturday. � ... � ... He studied multimedia journalism at the University of Garden City in Khartoum, Sudan, and returned to Somalia in 2017 to pursue his career ... .
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Police tell Somali state media there are "scores" of casualties after 2 blasts at a ...

The Berkshire Eagle 29 Oct 2022
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Police tell Somali state media there ... Quality local journalism needs your support.
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Two explosions rock Somalia's capital, killing at least 30

The Berkshire Eagle 29 Oct 2022
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two car bombs exploded Saturday at a busy junction in Somalia's capital near key government offices, leaving “scores of civilian casualties" including children, national police said ... Associated Press journalist Mohamed Sheikh Nor in Mogadishu, Somalia, contributed ... Quality local journalism needs your support.
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8 killed in Somalia as militants attack port city hotel

The Berkshire Eagle 23 Oct 2022
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Eight people were killed after militants stormed a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayo, an attack that started with a suicide bombing Sunday before gunmen forcibly entered and exchanged fire with security forces ... The group also opposes the presence of foreign troops in Somalia.
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Local, int'l journalists groups condemn arrest of Somali press union chief

Anadolu Agency 12 Oct 2022
Abdirahman Yusuf Omar, Somalia's deputy information minister, told the CPJ that Mumin's arrest did not have to do with journalism or his opinions and said he would share information once "security agencies finalize (the) issue."
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'So many children dying': Somalia drought brings famine near

The Berkshire Eagle 05 Oct 2022
DOLLOW, Somalia (AP) — A man in a donkey cart comes wheeling through the dust, carrying two small, silent boys ... He set off from a seaside city on the northern edge of Somalia two weeks ago ... In Somalia, a nation of poets, droughts are named for the kind of pain they bring ... Associated Press writer Omar Faruk in Mogadishu, Somalia, contributed.
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Prolonged drought brings famine, death and fear to Somalia

The Berkshire Eagle 05 Oct 2022
DOLLOW, Somalia (AP) — A man in a donkey cart comes wheeling through the dust, carrying two small, silent boys ... He set off from a seaside city on the northern edge of Somalia two weeks ago ... In Somalia, a nation of poets, droughts are named for the kind of pain they bring ... Associated Press writer Omar Faruk in Mogadishu, Somalia, contributed.
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SPAC announces Horse: A Conversation with Geraldine Brooks and Sarah Maslin Nir

The Record 15 Sep 2022
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s LiteraryArts@SPAC initiative will continue this month with Horse. A Conversation with Geraldine Brooks & Sarah Maslin Nir ... Brooks started out as a reporter in her hometown, Sydney, and went on to cover conflicts as a Wall Street Journal correspondent in Bosnia, Somalia, and the Middle East.
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Mana Abdi running unopposed in bid to become Maine’s 1st Somali-American lawmaker

Bangor Daily News 08 Sep 2022
Mana Abdi, a Democratic candidate for House District 95, is running apparently unopposed in her bid to become the first Somali-American lawmaker in Maine ... 18, the Lewiston Sun Journal reported ... Susan Collins, the Sun Journal reported. Abdi was born in a refugee camp, after her family fled war in Somalia. She came to the U.S. as a child ... ....
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UN says part of Somalia will reach famine later this year

Brattleboro Reformer 05 Sep 2022
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The United Nations says “famine is at the door” in Somalia with “concrete indications” famine will occur later this year in the southern Bay region. This falls just short of a formal famine declaration in Somalia as thousands are dying in a historic drought made worse by the effects of the war in Ukraine.
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Somali forces end hotel attack in which 20 were killed

The Berkshire Eagle 21 Aug 2022
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali authorities on Sunday ended a deadly attack in which at least 20 people were killed and many others wounded when gunmen stormed a hotel in the capital ... The attack on the hotel is the first major terror incident in Mogadishu since Somalia’s new leader, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, took over in May.
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Ukraine grain shipments offer hope, not fix to food crisis

Bennington Banner 06 Aug 2022
That will extend the war's ripple effects for the world’s most vulnerable people thousands of miles away in countries like Somalia and Afghanistan, where hunger could soon turn to famine and where inflation has pushed the cost of food and energy out of reach for many ... Support our journalism.
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The six-blade 'ninja missile' used to mince terrorists: CIA deployed two R9X Hellfires to shred ...

The Daily Mail 02 Aug 2022
The existence of the R9X was first reported by the Wall Street Journal in 2019. The newspaper said that the missile was used in attacks on persons in Afghanistan, Libya, Iraq, Yemen and Somalia. The Journal said that those worked with the R9X is referred to as the 'flying Ginsu,' a reference to a popular brand of steak knives.
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PICTURED: Biden in the Situation Room on July 1 planning CIA drone strike that killed ...

The Daily Mail 02 Aug 2022
Bill Roggio, military commentator and managing editor of The Long War Journal, warned DailyMail.com ahead of the address that Biden would tout Zawahiri's death as a victory ... The existence of the R9X was first reported by the Wall Street Journal in 2019 ... Iraq, Yemen and Somalia.

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