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Puntland Federal State President Calls for Clan Warfare Against Somaliland – Again

"Las Anod is not London. Huddun is not Birmingham.Taleeh is not Cardiff!" Abdiweli Mohamed Gass, the President of the Federal State of Somalia of Puntland,...

Puntland Ridicules Somaliland-Somalia Talks Dismissing them as Pointless

Dr. Abdiweli Gass, President of the Federal Somalia state of Puntland, scornfully disparaged the very idea of a resumption of talks between the Republic of...

Meanwhile, Back in the Failed State: Somalia

Since April, 1992, an international peacekeeping or monitoring force of some type has attempted to reduce the mayhem in war-wracked Somalia. Subtract 1992 from...

Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Lost Warrior: Leaving al-Shabab

Will a young man deported from the UK to Somalia be able to reunite with his son and leave his troubled past behind him? When...

Somalia regional states’ leaders fail to turn up for meeting with Farmajo

Leaders of Somalia’s regional states did not turn up to a meeting with the country’s president which was scheduled to take place in the...

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...

Huge blasts heard near airport in Somalia’s Mogadishu

Al Jazeera Report Al-Shabab claims responsibility for attack after blasts and gunfire heard at entrance to main airport in capital. Two blasts followed by gunfire were...

Somalia: Puntland Forces close Golis compay Garowe HQ

State Presidential security units on Sunday morning closed the headquarter of Golis Telecommunication Company in the capital on order from the government, barring staff...

Human Rights Council 33: UK Statement during the Interactive Dialogue with Independent Expert on...

UK Statement delivered during the Interactive Dialogue with Independent Expert on Somalia, delivered at the Human Rights Council, 28 September 2016. Mr President, The United Kingdom...

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President Bihi blames opposition on possible election delays

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, hinted at possible election delays for upcoming parliamentary and municipal elections blaming...

Somalia off-coast pirates on the rampage again?

A Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier was attacked by pirates off the east coast of Somalia this week showing the persistent threat of piracy despite...

United States shadowy wars in Africa no longer that ‘shadowy’

America’s wars in Yemen, Somalia, and Niger are not secret, but they manage to fly under the radar for months at a time, unless...