Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Somalia: Al Shabaab charges 5 of spying, executes them in Jilib town

The Somalia-based Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist militant group al-Shabaab said it has publicly executed 5 men it accused of spying for western Intelligence agencies, Garowe Online...

Cyclone Luban looms over Yemen, countries lining Gulf of Aden

Cyclonic Storm Luban will bring the risk for widespread flooding along with mudslides and damaging winds to parts of Yemen in the coming days. Luban...

Somalia army, American rangers assassinate a well known Sheikh

Somali especial forces, along with US troops have carried out a joint raid on Wanlaweyn town to kill a well known Sheikh in the...
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Somaliland patience on Puntland aggression worn thin – Vice Minister Abees warns

His Excellency the Vice Minister for Information, Mohamed Musa Abees, warned Puntland authorities that patience with their continued armed offensives and violation of mediated...

Somalia: Al Shabaab distributes Zakah to poor families in Mogadishu

Just round the corner from Villa Somalia, the seat of the Federal Government of Somalia, Al Shabaab sustenance support to 200 poor families to...

Africa’s Somalia and Zimbabwe lead on mobile-money technology

Of the 690 million registered mobile-money accounts worldwide, 50% are in Africa. In Zimbabwe and Somalia, for example, both countries that have experienced decades of economic...

Why Somalia blocks Mukhtar Robow bid for elected office

Somalia’s government has issued a sharp “no” to the candidacy of a high-level al-Shabab defector for a regional presidency. A statement by the internal security...

Somalia: Harun Maruf launches book on Al-Shabaab inside story

The deadliest terror attack in Africa’s history began with a loaded truck barreling down a busy street in Somalia’s capital, seemingly bound for the...

Is Somalia The Worst Place In The World To Be A Child?

Somalis are used to hardship. Hunger, pestilence and violent death have brooded over their desiccated land ever since the first clans reached the Horn...

Somalia: Is the U.S. reliving the battle for Mogadishu 25 years later?

Twenty-five years ago, news flashed across television screens that U.S. troops had engaged in some of the most intense urban combat since Vietnam and suffered more dead...

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Somalia: Al Shabaab captures key area close to Southwest State capital

The Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab insurgents have taken major control of a key area near Baidoa town, some 250km southwest of Somali capital Mogadishu. The...

USA: Two Somali girls fished out of pond drowned

Two bodies were pulled from a murky pond in Chaska late Sunday, bringing a frantic two-day search for two 19-year-old cousins and best friends...

UN Coordinator in Yemen says famine, alarming humanitarian conditions must be averted (Pics)

There are just three months left to avoid what could be ‘the worst famine in 100 years’, according to the United Nations. Yemen is in...