Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Ex Somalia militant commander granted Qatar asylum, strongly denies criminal wrongdoing

The radical commander defected from the terror group in June 2014 after the Federal government of Somalia offered amnesty to the al-Shabaab insurgents. The...

HMAS Darwin seizes huge weapons haul from Somalia-bound fishing boat (Photos)

Australian sailors have seized a large weapons cache, including almost 2000 AK-47 assault rifles, from a fishing vessel in the Middle East. HMAS Darwin's boarding team intercepted...

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...

BACKING SOMALIA: THE IGAD SOMALIA WANTS AND VICE VERSA

As its name indicates, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is a Guide for development in the region. However, in its revamped and ever-expanding mandate, IGAD...

Weak Central Government Makes Security a Local Issue in Somalia

Two suicide bombs went off Sunday in Baidoa, Somalia, leaving at least 20 people dead and 60 injured, in an attack claimed by the...

AMISOM summit: leaders agree to boost troops in Somalia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7a3ggBAt9g AMISOM urged leaders to consider recommendations for revitalised operations in Somalia, which were agreed upon by defence ministers from states that contribute troop. Presidents from...

Security beefed up in Somalia after extremist attacks

Hundreds of Somali soldiers have erected new security checkpoints across the capital, Mogadishu, a day after attacks by Islamic extremists killed at least nine...

Horn of Africa: the devastating and persistent drought in Somalia (audio)

ELIZABETH JACKSON: The Horn of Africa is in the grip of an almost unprecedented drought.Millions of people will need food aid, just to survive...

Somalia: Somalia’s National Security Service (NSS) Files 1980s

 This week an Ohio judge awarded $15 million to Abukar Hassan Ahmed, a Somali constitutional law professor and human rights advocate, following a civil...

Shabab Militants Claim Deadly Attack on Hotel in Somalia

Somali militants on Friday attacked a popular hotel and a nearby public garden in Mogadishu, the capital, killing at least 10 people and wounding...

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Somaliland: High-level Eritrean Delegation Arrives to Boost Bi-lateral Cooperation

His Excellency the Vice President of the Republic of Somaliland, Abdurahman Abdullahi Ismail "Zeil'i", today, received a high-level delegation from Eritrea, led by Foreign...

Somalia Federal Government Expects to Sacrifice Army Lives and Not Pay Them at All

The Somalia national army (SNA) has not paid for the last four months. Not at all. The Federal government through its ministry of defense justifies...

Somaliland: Horrible Accident Denied Hodan of Her Day

Hodan Abdullahi Muhumad was to have wed on Thursday, this week. Hodan, a sister, and another bridesmaid, together with her husband, called Abdinasir (Shamsuddin) Mohamed...