Mustafa Haji Abdinur

Award-winning Somali journalist, Activist for Peace, Freedom of Press and Human rights advocate. Mustafa Haji Abdinur has over 1272 followers on Twitter.

Somali women sidestep taboos to play football

'The sight of young women playing football is highly unusual in Somalia, owing to societal pressures as well as fear of al-Shabab'

Kenyan troops push into rebel-held Somalia

Kenyan troops have pushed deep into Somalia to hunt al-Qaeda-linked fighters, in an unprecedented move that raises fears of a regional escalation.

Somalia: Still in search of elusive peace

Somali leaders launched a fresh bid on Sunday to chart a new future for the war-ravaged country and wind up a seven-year transition period.

Somalia anti-insurgency forces in major push

Somali pro-government forces on Tuesday closed in on bastions of the insurgent al-Shabaab group, mounting their largest coordinated effort in years.

Dozens dead as major Mogadishu battle erupts

Fighting raged in Mogadishu on Tuesday after extremists launched an offensive that the government said was a declaration of war on the Somali people.

Somali govt applauds AU move to beef up troops

Somalia's embattled government on Wednesday hailed the African Union's decision to beef up its force in Mogadishu.

Insurgents parade bodies after Mogadishu battle

Somali insurgents displayed the bodies of what they said were AU troops on Friday following a day of fierce clashes with government troops.

Somalia’s al-Shabaab vows all-out war against govt

Somalia's al-Shabaab-led rebels vowed all-out war as the conflict-riven country braced for a huge government offensive to crush insurgents.

Al-Shabaab prepares for Somali govt onslaught

Somalia's al-Shabaab rebels have sent in hundreds of reinforcements as Mogadishu braces for a government offensive against the insurgents.

Mogadishu residents flee ahead of govt offensive

Hundreds of Mogadishu residents were fleeing the war-ravaged city on Wednesday, ahead of a large offensive by the Somali government.

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