Friday, June 22, 2018

Over ten dead as al-Shabab attack Somalia ministries

Al-Shabab militants have attacked a government complex in a busy area of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, killing at least 10 people. A car loaded with explosives was...

Suspected members of Al-Shabaab hijack French NGO staff in Gedo

Reports from Gedo region indicate that up to four staff members of an International NGO serving in the area were hijacked between Garilley and...

Al Shebab targets Somalia military commemorating 55th anniversary

Reports from Mogadishu indicate that a mine blast blew up, today, a military vehicle  that was part of a military convoy commemorating the Somalia...

Somali refugees flee Yemen fighting to return to war-torn home

Somali refugees in Yemen are now coming back to their war-torn home as fighting rages in the Middle East country, officials said Saturday. A boat...

Somalia Places Bounty On Al-Shabaab Leaders

(People like Mukhtar Roobow not Included. Why?) The Somalia government has placed a bounty of between 100,000 and 250,000 dollars on the head of 11...

Indian Government considering proposal from Somalia for ‘plea bargain’ for 120 pirates

India is considering a proposal from Somalia for a "plea bargain" for 120 pirates, including a few dreaded warlords, who were arrested in 2011...

Despite Somali setbacks, al Shabaab still a regional threat

Al Shabaab’s massacre at Garissa University College in northeastern Kenya last week is evidence that despite recent military setbacks in its Somali heartland the...

Setbacks press al-Shabab fighters to kill inexpensively

Kenya university killings show terror group proficient in mass murder on the cheap They have lost their leader, their ports, their checkpoints and their territory....

Somalia President Says Building wall along Somalia border will not prevent Al Shabaab attacks

Somalia president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has said Kenya decision to build wall along Somalia border will not help adding it will not prevent Al...

How Somalia’s Al Shabab Grew Into a Global Terror Threat + Photo Gallery

Since its 2003 creation as a breakaway unit of Somali militant Islamists, al Shabab — Arabic for "the youth" — has grown into one...

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INVESTORS ARE HELPING PUT SOMALILAND ON THE MAP

A disputed part of a war-torn nation is holding out promise for the Horn of Africa. Hong Kong–based American business developer Robby Zirkelbach has set...

Al-Shabab Militant Group Getting Lucky, Not Stronger in Somalia

Somalia’s most dangerous terror group is likely not getting any stronger despite a series of deadly attacks, including one that claimed the life of...

Special Arrangement with Somaliland A Symbol of Depoliticized Aid Relations – Partners Tell Mogadishu

International partners supporting Somalia and Somaliland on a number of reconstruction, security, and governance programmes in Somalia, and on development and democratization processes, among...