President of Ethiopia's Turbulent Somali Region Resigns
Abdi Mohamoud Omar has stepped down from his post and been replaced by the region's former finance minister Ahmed Abdi Mohamed after fighting broke out after an apparent rift between local authorities and the central Ethiopian government. The army was called to intervene.
VOA, 6 August 2018
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The fed defense force moving into Jigjiga city, the capital of the Ethiopian Somali regional state.
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