Jubba


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Jubba

(jo͞o`bä), Ital. Giuba, river, c.1,000 mi (1,610 km) long, formed at the Ethiopia–Somalia border, E Africa, by the confluence of the Dawa and Genale rivers, both of which rise in the highlands of S Ethiopia. The Jubba River meanders S through SW Somalia to the Indian Ocean near Kismayo. It is navigable for shallow craft to Bardero. The only perennial river of Somalia, the Jubba has flood seasons in both spring and autumn. The valley is part of the nation's chief agricultural region, and the river is extensively used for irrigation.
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The jubba is a loose garment that covers the entire body and is made of manually spun silk or white sheep's wool.
Finally, Khartoum, which has territorial dispute with Jubba, such as the oil rich Abyei region, wants its leadership position in the negotiations to forge better relations with South Sudan so they could peacefully settle their territorial conflict.
SANA reporter in Quneitra said terrorists positioned in Mashara village targeted with multiple rocket shells and mortars Jubba village in Quneitra eastern countryside.
"Kenya calls on the US to strongly consider the proposal made to have a surge operation in Jubba Valley region, which was made almost three years ago, in order to root out al-Shabaab," he said.
Soon after the overtures from the Islamic State began, in September 2015, al-Shabaab arrested five of its own pro-Islamic State members in Jamame, a town in the Lower Jubba Region.
In 2011, Somaliland sent high-level delegation led by the President Ahmed Silanyo to Jubba, the capital of the South Sudan in the eve of the declaration of the independence remembering the human loss they paid to achieve their dear price "I got goose bumps our peer finally reborn free!" said Somaliland woman whose parents killed during Siyad Barre's onslaught on Somaliland.
As reported by African Business last year, Daallo's solution was to merge with local rival Jubba Airways under the ban- ner of the Africa Aero Alliance.
"The court ruled on their cases and four of the men were executed publicly in Jamame District according to the Sharia this (Sunday) afternoon," said Mohamed Abu Abdalla, al-Shabab's governor for the Jubba region.
The Iraqi forces have already advanced in Jubba and its surrounding villages.
They have documented how Muslims are often pressured to conform to practices that are considered "safe," such as wearing Western clothing, speaking English, and refraining from wearing the hijab or jubba (robe) (Mythen et al 2011: 749).
The suicide bombers attacked a mosque in the Al Jubba area of Anbar where anti-militants fighters were resting, killing 10, after which clashes broke out that left a further 13 security personnel dead and 21 wounded.
The Jubba Administration has sent us some food through the businessmen."