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Somalia Shuts Down Newspaper, Arrests Editor

Somali security forces shut down a newspaper and arrested its editor, a colleague said Monday. Abdi Adan Guled, editor of Xog-Ogaal newspaper, was arrested Sunday after troops raided the Mogadishu headquarters of the publication, one of Somalia's oldest daily newspapers operating.   Guled's arrest comes less than two months before Somalia holds a presidential election, scheduled for November 30.   The National Union of Somali Journalists condemned Guled's arrest...

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