Saturday, May 26, 2018

Somaliland refutes claims by Somalia on port deal with DP World

The Somaliland Government has refuted claims by Somalia nullifying an agreement signed between the UAE ports operator DP World and the Ethiopian Government to...

Deadly bomb attack targets Somalia soccer crowd

At least five people have been killed and 10 others injured after a bomb was detonated during a soccer game in Somalia's port city...

KDF troops begin gradual withdrawal from war-torn Somalia after UN vote

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) are scheduled to withdraw from Somalia in two years according to timelines drawn by the United Nations Security Council. The...

Somalia Minister for Sports survives assassination attempt

A Somalia minister survived an assassination attempt Sunday when a hand-grenade was thrown at his car in the capital, Mogadishu. Mohamed Abdullahi Hassan Noah, Minister...

Kenya and Somalia plan free visa pact

Kenya is eying a free-visa pact with Somalia as part of a diplomatic offshoot of the recent miraa export row with the Horn of...

Somalia: IC cautions Somalia against MPs with tainted war crimes records – Joint Press...

The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States are deeply concerned...

Somalia: ‘Resurrection’ of Somali Pirate Attacks Feared After Tanker Shootout

As the chemical tanker CPO Korea passed the coast of Somalia late last month, security personnel aboard the ship noticed a blue-hulled skiff rapidly...

UNSOM again endorses election of Somaliland MPs in Mogadishu

At the Somalia Police Transport headquarters in Mogadishu, 'elections' of the remaining seats for people who claim to be representing the people of the...

Somalia: Puntland army misses salaries

Security forces were reported complaining about poor welfare and lack of government entitlements amid security deterioration of Somalia’s northeastern region (of Puntland) in the...

Somaliland: IOM Warns Millions at Risk of Famine

Over six million people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance with some areas expected to experience famine within four months. The circumstances of...

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Powerful Cyclone Mekunu threatening the coast of Somalia’s Puntland

The East Africa bloc's weather prediction center has issued a warning of an active tropical cyclone named Mekuku threatening the coast of Somalia's semi-autonomous...

Somalia: How AMISOM Contributing Countries are Milking the Somalia Crisis

The African Union Peacekeeping force in Somalia has been in the country for 10 years. The planned withdrawal has been pushed forward, amid concerns...

The Reinvention of Iraq’s Muqtada al-Sadr

From Sectarian Militia Leader to Populist Crusader in a Surprise Electoral Victory In April 2004, as American troops in Iraq were fighting multiple insurgencies, U.S....