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Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (R) and Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi pose for photographs before addressing a joint news conference in Mogadishu November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Omar Faruk Iran said it would set up an embassy in Mogadishu and Turkey...
Veteran Somali politician Mohamed Osman Jawari looks on August 26, 2012 in Mogadishu during his candidacy, before being elected as the speaker of Somalia's new parliament. Somalia's new parliament endorsed on Tuesday all 10 ministers appointed by the prime minister,...
Mogadishu international port is returning to life, as Somalia emerges from decades of civil war that brought this once thriving port to its knees. Today, business has picked up with trucks arriving to offload tons of cargo from ships...
By Abdirahman M. Dirye Imagine this: you are trapped in Mogadishu, a ruined ghost capital, the most dangerous zone on earth, your safe sister or brother, Hussien Arab Isse, ex-defense minister who much like Robert Gate of the US deserved...
Somalia's al Qaeda-linked militants are moving north into the semi-autonomous region of Puntland, long regarded as a relatively peaceful area, after having been squeezed out of their strongholds further south, the president of Puntland said. Until now, Puntland has largely...
This week, the former Prime minister of Somalia, Abdiweli Ali Gaas has called on the Puntland authorities not oppress the people and the media, reports Horseed Media. Abdiweli also called the regime of Abdirahman Farole not to delay the Presidential...
Many Somalis expressed optimism after Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon announced his cabinet nominees on Sunday (November 4th) and called on members of parliament to give their vote of confidence to the new administration. Parliament is expected to confirm the...
Congratulatory messages have began pouring in for Somalia's first ever appointed woman deputy prime minister and foreign affairs minister. Women groups across east Africa have welcomed the naming of Fowziya Yusuf Haji Adan as the new deputy prime minister and...
Somalia unveiled a new cabinet on Sunday, keeping a delicate balance among rival clans as it tries to shake off years of conflict that still plagues the country despite a recent push against al-Qaeda-linked militants. The formation of the government...
New Somali Foreign Minister Fowsiyo Yusuf Haji Adan (AFP, Mohamed Abdiwahab) Somali Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon Said announced the members of his new government on Sunday, noting that a woman has been named as foreign minister for the first...