Sunday, January 21, 2018

Heavy fighting in Somalia’s Galkayo town, six killed – witnesses

At least 6 people have been killed in heavy fighting in the central Somali town of Galkayo, Somalia,  between forces allied with Puntland and...

‘Federal Somalia Not If but How’ – Heritage Institute for Policy Studies

Heritage Institute for Policy Studies Policy Brief (February 2015) This brief believes that a successful federfalism fulling taking root in Somalia is not subject to 'if's...

‘There is no solution except Jihad in the path of Allah’: Leader of Somali...

Ahmed Omar Abu-Ubeyda became chief of Al-Shabaab in September 2014 He is one among the commanders who wants to pledge allegiance to ISIS The extremist has...

Somalia: Al Shabaab recaptures town near Kismayo

Al Shabaab fighters have retaken control of Bulo-Gadud near the port town of Kismayo from Jubbaland state forces backed by the African Union (AU)...

Somalia: Signs of Split Among Al-Shabaab Fighters

Factions of the Somali extremist organization, Al-Shabaab, were reported to have clashed on Wednesday (November 11) near Saakow, the Middle Juba region of Somalia,...

AMISOM Human Rights Abuses are Out of Control in Somalia: Failure of Leadership?

Following the Somali Diaspora community campaign a head of the London Somali conference in May 2017 to constructively demand for more accountability against AMISOM...

India and Somalia sign agreement on transfer of sentenced persons

India and Somalia on Tuesday signed a bilateral agreement for the transfer of sentenced persons, thus deepening humanitarian cooperation between the two countries. The agreement...

Suicide bomb kills at least 29 at Somalia main port

A suicide truck bomb hit the entrance of Somalia's biggest port on Sunday, killing at least 29 people, police said, an attack claimed by Islamist...

Amid security challenges, Somalia removes 1,500 intelligence officers

Somalia intelligence chief fired 1,500 intelligence officers including the Mogadishu chief in a new major shakeup of the country’s spy agency which is struggling...

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...

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Nomadic communities suffer most as drought stalks Somaliland

Driving through the rural landscapes of Somaliland, the views are breathtaking – towering blue mountains cutting the glaring sky over dry, thorn-bushed desert. Small...

UN Migration Agency Holds Training on Trafficking and Irregular Migration in Somaliland

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, with support from the Government of Japan earlier this month held a training on trafficking, irregular migration and the...

Trump gives out his ‘Fake News Awards’ to CNN, N.Y. Times, Wash Post, others

The president highlighted negative coverage he said showed bias. President Donald Trump tweeted out the winners of his “Fake News Awards” on Wednesday night, proclaiming, “And...