Tuesday, June 28, 2022
The High-Level Virtual Meeting on Somalia took place on 29 April 2020, co-chaired by the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the African Union (AU) attended by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the European...
A military drone replica is displayed in front of the White House during a protest against drone strikes on January 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images The United States has used airstrikes against al-Shabaab forces in Somalia since...
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STATEMENT TO THE 56th ORDINARY SESSION OF THE AFRICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN AND PEOPLE’S RIGHTS Caught Between Militant Ideology and Terror: Women in the Horn of Africa face growing threats and degradation of their dignity as a result of fast...
The EU will accept the request of the Federal Republic of Somalia to accede to the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement ("Cotonou Agreement"), was decided at the last foreign affairs Council of the European Union the Union, held on 27-28 May...
May 3, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) A Transportation Security Administration employee alleged in testimony before Congress last week that he was instructed to racially profile Somali-Americans.   “It is an issue of grave concern given the allegations”, said council member Abdi Warsame the...
25 October 2019—During a port visit in Muscat on Monday, EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation ATALANTA will conduct high-level defence diplomacy discussions with Omani authorities and EU Member States. The roundtable discussion will give EU NAVFOR Somalia and Oman the occasion...
By Ali Hassan The political, security, socio and economic situation in Somalia is evolving, transitional and fragile. The country has experienced one of the longest civil conflicts and insecurity in the world and still continues to grapple with high levels...
President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo with H.H. Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha - May 25, 2017 (Photo Villa Somalia) Qatari influence and Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo's over-reliance on Doha have reversed years of security progress. by Abdullahi Mohamed...
By Michael Rubin Hargeisa- Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, AFRICOM commander, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that U.S. airstrikes alone would not defeat al-Shabaab, the Al Qaeda-affiliated militant group with deep roots in Somalia. Instead, he said, local forces need to “step...