Thursday, May 6, 2021
(Reuters) - A suspected U.S. drone strike killed at least two Islamist al Shabaab insurgents driving in a car south of the Somali capital Mogadishu, residents said on Monday. Ibrahim Ali, believed to be al Shabaab's lead explosives expert, was...
Troops from the EU Naval Force warship FS Aconit intercepting a group of suspected pirates off Somalia in March 2012. Multinational naval patrols in the area have been partly credited with reducing incidents of piracy. Piracy at sea has hit...
Abdirahman D. Beileh, Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Somalia with World Bank President David Malpass. Photo credit Twitter Ever since Somalia debt relief process surfaced there were common questions asked by many members of the public. Many of...
New York, March 23, 2016 -- A military court in Mogadishu on Sunday upheld sentences imposed on six people convicted in connection with the December 2015 murder of Somali broadcast journalist Hindia Haji Mohamed. The defendants had appealed the original ruling,...
Press Release 09/03/2020-Organizations working on children and women’s rights in Somalia have applauded the swift action by the Federal Government of Somalia in investigating the recent incident involving the kidnap and rape of two toddlers in Afgoye, Somalia. The organizations, members...
Campaign posters in Mogadishu tout candidates for president of Somalia. Mohamed Abdiwahab/ AFP/Getty Images) By Zakariye Hussein The federal government of Somalia and its member states have, after lengthy discussions and consultations, agreed to an indirect electoral formula to conduct the upcoming...
“My old shop was a stress shop”. That is how Nuro Adan Ali, 33-year-old mother of eight children, felt about her shop in Somalia. She says: IT WAS A STRESS SHOP BECAUSE I NEVER MADE ANY PROFIT. WHEN I STARTED, I...
Puntland region presidential hopeful Abdirahman Mohamed Hassan has accused the sitting president Abdirahman Farole of carrying out massacre in Gardo. Speaking from the Egyptian capital, Mr. Hassan has voiced concern about the recent clashes between protesters and security forces in...
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blasts. The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group, which controlled Baidoa between 2009 and 2012 before being driven out by Ethiopian-backed government forces, still holds parts of southern and central Somalia. The blasts...
More than 11 people were killed in clashes between rival pro-government clan-based militias in the southern Somalia port of Kismayo on Saturday, witnesses said. Report indicate that a fierce Firefight broke took place in the center of Kismayo between two...