Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Somalia given greenlight to respond in border case

The International Court of Justice has allowed Somalia to file a response to a case in which it has sued Kenya over a maritime...

Somali army to deploy drones against Al-Shabaab

MOGADISHU -- The Somali government will for the first time use drones to combat the Al-Qaida linked militant group Al-Shabaab, officials said on Friday. A...

Obama Expands War With Al Qaeda to Include Shabab in Somalia

The escalating American military engagement in Somalia has led the Obama administration to expand the legal scope of the war against Al Qaeda, a...

Kenyan jets hit Shabaab targets in Somalia

There has been no official confirmation by Kenyan authorities  NAIROBI: Kenyan fighter jets reportedly hit several suspected Al-Shabaab targets in Somalia on Monday, one day after...

East Africa: Somalia’s Forgotten Soldiers

Two men - one in military uniform, the other in a baggy button-down shirt - sat on a plastic mat in an unfurnished tin-roofed...

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...

Those Who Served: Marine on Somalia: ‘You could smell death there’

MAHOMET — Ceasar Perez remembers feeling sniper bullets whizzing by him when he was stationed in Somalia. "I was 19 and a Marine and I...

Battle For Merca: Al-Shabab Ambushes Somalia Troops In Embattled Port City

Somalia forces clashed with Al-Shabaab fighters overnight Tuesday in the East African country’s Lower Shebelle region. A deadly firefight broke out when the Islamic militant...

EU to offer specialized training for Somalia national army

The European Union will provide special training for Somalia's disciplined forces to boost their capacity to respond to homegrown security threats like terrorism, piracy...

Somalila: Al Shabaab hits Italian army convoy in Mogadishu

An army convoy, escorted by elements of the Somalia army, was hit, Monday, by an explosives-laden vehicle in Mogadishu. The Italians - flying Italian and...

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Somaliland: Are the UAE, DP World going back on Berbera development Abiy’s lead?

DP World downsizes in Berbera: In developing Somaliland's port, the Emirati operator is having to contend with the new political configurations in the Horn. Despite the...

Aung San Suu Kyi’s ‘shameful behavior’ costs her Amnesty International Award

Amnesty International announced today that it has withdrawn its highest honor, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of...

UN forum to bring ‘big space data’ benefits to disaster response in Africa

Outer space and disaster response experts, on Monday, gathered at a United Nations forum in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how “big data” including social...