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2006-09-04 17:27:23

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Somalia's interim government and its rival Islamist administration said on Monday they had agreed in principle to create joint military forces, and to meet again for more talks on power-sharing in the anarchic country.

2006-09-04 16:50:02

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Somalia's interim government and the country's powerful rival Islamist administration said on Monday they had agreed in principle to create joint military forces, a step toward creating stability in the anarchic country.

2006-08-23 10:00:55

By Mohamed Ali Bile MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's powerful Islamist movement opened a militia training camp on Wednesday with trainers from Eritrea, Afghanistan and Pakistan, witnesses said.

2006-08-23 09:12:47

By Mohamed Ali Bile MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's powerful Islamist movement opened a militia training camp on Wednesday with trainers from Eritrea, Afghanistan and Pakistan, witnesses said.

2006-08-12 01:00:05

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Police have detained seven suspected members of a shadowy Islamist militant group in the Bangladesh port city of Chittagong, police said on Saturday.

2006-08-06 04:17:55

By Suleiman al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Two leading Islamist deputies were jailed in Jordan on Sunday after they were found guilty of sowing national discord by visiting the family of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the al Qaeda leader in Iraq, after his death.

2006-07-28 13:23:10

By Guled Mohamed BAIDOA, Somalia (Reuters) - Gunmen shot dead a Somali minister outside a mosque on Friday, triggering riots by pro-government protesters who threw rocks and burned tyres at the interim administration's provincial base of Baidoa.

2006-07-28 13:21:37

By Guled Mohamed BAIDOA, Somalia (Reuters) - Gunmen shot dead a Somali minister outside a mosque on Friday, triggering riots by pro-government protesters who threw rocks and burned tyres at the interim administration's provincial base of Baidoa.

2006-07-28 08:35:15

By Guled Mohamed BAIDOA, Somalia (Reuters) - Gunm


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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