Monday, September 24, 2018

Somalia: Large explosion kills 2 people in Mogadishu

Large explosion has left at least 2 people including a passer-by woman dead and 2 others wounded on Tuesday in Mogadishu, witnesses said.The driver...

MSDF anti-piracy mission off Somalia extended another year

The government (of Japan) on Tuesday added another year to the Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) mission to protect commercial vessels from pirate attacks off...

Wikileaks: Abdiweli uses PM office for nepotistic fellowships during his term

A letter among the millions that Wikileaks released reveals that Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, the incumbent leader of  the Puntland autonomous region of Somalia, used his...

Al Shabab launches an attack on military base

Heavy fighting broke out between Somalia military forces and Al Shabab militants in Jalalaqsi town in central Somalia’s Hiiraan region, residents said. The battle started...

Confirmed: Secret U.S. Bases in Somalia, U.S. Boots on the Ground

The United States has a reported military presence in at least 150 countries. Indeed, it could be said that the sun never sets on...

Dhuusamarreeb and Adado form 2 state structures, elect 2 presidents

In Parallel conferences in the central regions' towns of Adado and Dhusmarreeb, two different state structures were formed in the past three days, and...

Somalia: Militants seize Wanlawayn after Govt forces withdraw

Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab militants poured into Lower Shabelle region town of Wanlawayn in southern Somalia following skirmishes with government forces on Saturday,...

UN Official: Donor Fatigue, Insecurity Threaten Somalia Progress

Philippe Lazzarini, outgoing United Nations humanitarian chief for Somalia, said the country is on the right development trajectory following years of chaos but worries...

At least one soldier killed in Somalia bomb blast

At least one Somali soldier was killed in a huge bomb explosion targeting government troop's vehicle on Friday near Afgoye town in lower Shebelle...

Exclusive: U.S. Operates Drones From Secret Bases in Somalia

Up to 120 US military personnel are operating out of two secret drone bases in Somalia, carrying out attacks on Al-Shabab militants and working...

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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...

Sexual misconduct disgraces ‘America’s Dad’

Bill Cosby’s downfall from “America’s Dad” to convicted felon will reach its final chapter in a Pennsylvania courtroom on Monday, when a judge will...

Djibouti cannot act as if DP World port concession is terminated: Court

Court extends Order to prohibit interference with DP World’s right to manage Doraleh Container Terminal S.A. (“DCT”) The High Court of England and Wales in...