Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Trump Tweet Endangers Her Life, Spikes Death Threats – Rep. Ilhan Omar

Rep. Ilhan Omar says in the days since President Donald Trump tweeted about a speech she gave last month, she has experienced an increase...

Somalia: Security Forces Still Killing Mogadishu Rickshaw Drivers

Three more people, according to one lawmaker, had been killed since yesterday. The latest victims fell by bullets security forces fired on angry demonstrators attempting...

Somalia: Mogadishu Mayor on Collision Course with ex-Warlord-turned-Senator

'Your days are numbered', Mayor Yarisow tells ex-warlord Sudi Yalahow on property row confrontation Mogadishu Mayor, Abdirahman Omar Osman, has warned former warlord Muse Sudi...

Chief Guterres Appeals for Critical Capabilities, Better Gear for Peacekeepers

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging the international community to step up its commitment to the organization's peacekeeping operations, particularly in improving its specialized...

Murray: Europe shouldn’t be turned into Mogadishu

Because of the war and the communism, people on the east side of Europe are more cautious, than on the West and they have...

Somalia: UN Extends UNSOM Term for Another Year

The Security Council decided (Wednesday) to extend until 31 March 2020 the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), as previously...

Somalia Opposition Elements Urge Farmajo To Respect Army Calls

Opposition parties have taken President Farmajo head-on, urging him to go take charge of the disgruntlement within the Somalia National Army occasioned by non-payment...

Somalia: Army Mutineers Keep Streaming into Mogadishu Abandoning Regional Garrisons

The saga of Somali National Army battalions leaving positions they manned in outlying regions, especially in Central and Lower Shabelle, flanking the Somalia capital...

Somaliland Can Teach World How It Successfully Integrated Militias Back to Society

Over at The American Conservative, Michael Horton highlights Somaliland as “a success story without billions and bombs”. He writes: "The autonomous but unrecognized Republic of Somaliland has...

Pentagon Says No Civilians Killed in US Somalia Air Strikes

The Pentagon is pushing back on a new Amnesty International report that alleges the Defense Department is responsible for civilian casualties that occurred in...

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Somaliland: Hargeisa – The Invisible City

The city of Hargeisa, capital of the Republic of Somaliland, was almost completely destroyed by the Siad Barre regime in the late 1980s, as...

Khalifa Haftar of Libya: Rogue General or Strongman?

General Khalifa Haftar is a former Gathafi loyalist turned CIA-backed enemy who in the past year became Libya’s most prominent “rogue general” and is...

A Portrait of the White House and Its Culture of Dishonesty

As President Trump met with advisers in the Oval Office in May 2017 to discuss replacements for the F.B.I. director he had just fired,...